After recording steady price increases since mid-January, Utah’s average gasoline price moved two cents downward in the past ten days. The current price in Utah for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.41. This is two cents lower than a wee...March 13, 2013
Effective leaders often credit their team members for successes and achievements. And there is a tremendous amount of truth to that. But great teams need great leaders. Here we pay tribute to chief executives who have provided the leadership, v...March 13, 2013
Deconstructing Utah's Green Homes
Whether it is out of concern for the environment or their pocketbooks, more Utahns are going green than ever before. Many are commuting via TRAX, others are driving alternative fuel vehicles, and some are going a step further by purchasing or r...March 13, 2013
How to Assemble a Winning Startup Team
So you’ve invented the most ingenious and lucrative product since bottled water. Now what do you do?
You don’t have any idea how to market the product, set up a business plan or manufacture your life-changing invention. Where do...March 13, 2013
LinkedIn “Testimonial” Caution and Other Pitfalls
Social media has dramatically changed the way people communicate. It has converted the traditional two-party private exchange into an interactive, multi-party dialogue open and accessible often to a multitude of third parties. It has also chang...March 13, 2013
Diversifying your Retirement Assets with Taxes in Mind
For most of us, having a retirement with a handsome pension and Social Security benefits to cover expenses is no longer an option. We are fully responsible to save our income and invest our assets in order to build a nest egg for retirement. Th...March 13, 2013
Self-awareness Helps Utahns Plan for the Future
I recently interviewed with Joel Kotkin, the famed demographer, author and columnist who is frequently quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Daily Beast. Kotkin was doing a media tour and had spent the prior two days mee...March 13, 2013
RAMP Sports Brings its Manufacturing Back to Utah
For Mike Kilchenstein, the decision to bring his ski manufacturing company back to the United States was an easy one to make. Pulling it off has been challenging, but never losing focus on the company’s founding principles has made it eas...March 13, 2013
A Primer on Web Analytics
Management guru Peter Drucker once said, “What gets measured gets managed.” Or something like that. As with most notable quotes, Drucker’s exact words have likely been twisted to fit this or that context, but in any event, his...March 13, 2013
Formulate a New Job Position to Attract the Right Candidates
You need a new employee. Your team is stretched thin and it’s time to bring on someone to relieve the workload. But what, exactly, will the new employee do? How will he or she fit into your company and help it meet its objectives?
Bef...March 13, 2013
Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Moving into Digital Spaces
Remember when choosing where to shop just meant finding the store closest to your house?
Oh, how times have changed. There are now more than 110 million smartphone users in the United States, who all have the ability to purchase any product...March 13, 2013
Park City Dining Scene Coming into its Own
When Hans Fuegi moved to Park City in 1980, the city was still a relatively sleepy mountain town with a dining scene that reflected that.
“It didn’t take much to satisfy skiers on the slopes,” says Fuegi, co-founder of the...March 13, 2013
Salt Lake area
BRETT LINCOLN joined the Salt Lake City operations office of Professional Service Industries as branch manager. Lincoln has extensive experience managing and providing inspection and testing services, overseeing training and ...March 13, 2013
Fueling the Fire of Innovation
Many great ventures begin in humble places, and Biofire Diagnostics CEO Kirk Ririe understands this better than most people. Ririe has brought his company from the meager surroundings of a potato equipment facility to one of the nation’s ...March 13, 2013
A Passion for People
When Susan Yule planned her career path in college, she saw a classroom in her future. Yule was passionate about teaching and wanted to devote her life to higher education.
Yet, while attending graduate school and supporting herself with a ...March 13, 2013