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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
While I hope for a much better future in the U.S., right now we're stuck in the doldrums. Here are my picks for best and worst jobs for the next decade. By John Heckers  
Outlook 2012: Part 2 
Looking specifically at the world's "income statement" items, we paint a picture which is weak, on balance, but still positive.We expect the world to witness the following during 2012.By Bill Greiner
Concentrating on productivity, just like eating right and exercising regularly, starts with a personal commitment. Execs must look in the mirror and decide if they're satisfied with their current approach. By Ed Powers
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Tony’s Meats was born in 1978 shortly after Tony Rosacci and his 13-year-old son Daniel passed a shuttered 7-Eleven on East Dry Creek Road in what is now Centennial. By Mike Taylor  
The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! It's almost time for the Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference, an ACG Denver event scheduled for March 13-14. You won't want to miss it! 
Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's 2012 Special Section! 
 Community Calendar
Find out more about "Seven Seconds to a First Impression" on March 9, presented by author Julie Hansen and the Institute of Management Consultants. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own. 
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Editor Mike Cote chats with George Feiger, president and CEO of Contango Capital Advisors, about the global economic community and the impact of monetary crises in other parts of the world on the U.S.    
ColoradoBiz  is celebrating Made in Colorado in our April issue! We’re working with industry reps to select 30 products in 10 categories, but we want your ideas. We’re looking for the latest, greatest and newest. This year, we’re choosing products from these categories.

1. Computer and communications equipment, software
2. Craft beer and spirits
3. Natural and organic foods
4. Cleantech/new energy
5. Medical devices and scientific instruments
6. Pharmaceuticals
7. Aircraft, spacecraft, satellites,
8. Sports equipment, clothing and footwear
9. Electric machinery, sound equipment, TV parts
10. Toys, games and pet products

Send suggestions to Editor Mike Cote by Friday, Feb. 10. Please include full company name and contact information, the featured product and a brief description of its origin and manufacture. 

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