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All in a Day’s Work

Creating a Caring, Fun Workplace
It’s no secret that employees come to work to make a living and companies are in business to make money. But what makes the difference between a company that employees love to hate and one they just love? Oftentimes, it’s the corporate culture su...
January 23, 2012

A Barren Playing Field

Mergers and Acquisitions Still Suffer Downturn
Last spring, the effects of the nation’s financial woes were already taking their toll on Utah’s economy, as well as on the rest of the world. As Utah Business magazine reported in April 2009, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Utah were down at le...
January 23, 2012

30 Women to Watch

Passionate, driven and focused, today’s women in business are the definition of success. Loving what they do while doing what they love, making a difference is second nature to Utah’s fearless female leaders. Taking risks and breaking barriers are...
January 23, 2012

Find Your Green Thumb

Techniques for the Novice Gardner
“Let’s hear it for vegetables. Let’s hear it for fruits!” yelled First Lady Michelle Obama in March 2009 as she and a group of fifth-grade students broke ground on the first White House vegetable garden to be planted in decades. Whether wanting...
January 23, 2012

On Our Watch

Recognition Alumni Define Upward Mobility
It was more than 10 years ago when Utah Business magazine first decided to annually honor 30 women who are setting the professional gold standard, not just for women, but for every professional. Since then, we’ve annually combed Utah’s business la...
January 23, 2012

Manufacturing Industry Outlook

Local Companies Support Differences in the Workplace
Participants: Lew Cramer - World Trade Center Utah Diane Williams - Companion Systems Jon Bensen - ZAGG KC Ericksen - Orbit Irrigation Nate Brown - XanGo Tom Dickson - BlendTec Bryan Welton - Namifiers Wayne Stewart - Promontory Man...
January 23, 2012

Going for the Green

How 1-800-GOT-JUNK? is Saving Money and the Environment
When 1-800-GOT-JUNK? felt the pinch of the nation’s economic downturn, owner Brian Gibson went back to the drawing board to find a solution. What he came up with was a big risk, but you know what they say about taking risks: the bigger the risk, t...
January 23, 2012

Bruce Bingham

Business and Community Builder
It’s tough to choose which of Bruce Bingham’s many accomplishments have made the most impact on Utah’s business community. It might be his time on the Salt Lake Chamber’s executive committee. Or perhaps it was his service as president of the Days ...
January 23, 2012

Spreading the Word

Old and New Marketing Methods Attract Consumers
Whether it's stamped on a postcard, plastered across a truck or posted on the latest social media site, Utah’s marketing companies offer unique solutions for companies to spread the word about their products and services. We profile three Utah-bas...
January 23, 2012

The Utah Jazz

Regardless of the scoreboard, the NBA team is a win for Utah
When Larry H. Miller bought the Utah Jazz in 1985, his intention was to give something back to the community he loved. “If you go down to the root of [why he bought the Utah Jazz], it has a lot to do with our family’s commitment to the state of Ut...
January 23, 2012

A Change of Heart

Utah Companies Send Heart Health Worldwide
Flora Floyd suffered a heart attack in 1997. She was diagnosed with severe cardiomyopathy, or a weakened heart muscle. Despite medical attention, she suffered from constant shortness of breath, her activity level declined and her quality of life w...
January 23, 2012

A Seller’s Market

Festivals and Expos Help Businesses Take Their Show on the Road
In 1980, the owner of a Salt Lake City radio station developed a concept to attract business from a sector that wasn’t advertising—the health and fitness industry. From gymnasiums to sporting equipment retailers to health food stores, he wanted to...
January 23, 2012

Travel and Tourism Industry Outlook

A Roundtable Discussion Among Local Leaders
Travel and Tourism Mark White, Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau Barbara Riddle, Davis Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Bill Malone, Park City Chamber Bruce Fery, Grand America Hotels & Resorts Chad Linebaugh, Sundance Resort Lei...
January 23, 2012

Is the Billable Hour Dead?

Controlling Legal Costs in a Tough Economy
Sales and profits in most businesses have suffered the recession squeeze over the past 18 months, and legal budgets are no exception. Consequently, the economy is spawning questions about the demise of the billable hour and is producing heated dis...
January 23, 2012

Kris Mecham

Plowing Forward With Experience
Kris Mecham is driven in more ways than one. Whether in his role as president and CEO of Deseret First Credit Union (DFCU), or on the golf course with his sons, Mecham is committed to whatever is required of him. “One of the things that golfers l...
January 23, 2012

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