Igniting Utah’s Tech Industry
The elements are starting to fall into place. For years, Utah’s tech industry leaders have tried to spark a big bang—a brilliant explosion in the number and quality of technology companies in Utah. The raw material is here: a strong entrepreneuria...January 4, 2012
Tips to Sell Your Business
There are three things a business owner should do to prepare for the sale of a business. Two suggestions deal with accounting systems and financial statements. They apply right now. The third suggestion deals with due diligence documents and corpo...January 3, 2012
A Lesson Learned from Steve Jobs
I love the start of a new year. My mood turns decidedly positive as my Christmas lights are taken down, cards are recycled and tree is turned into compost. I begin the mental shift from ending a year to beginning a year, and everything gets bet...January 1, 2011
SALT LAKE AREA
Salt Lake City - Over the next five years, INCOMM CORPORATION plans to add 101 new jobs at its existing Utah operation at wages that are more than 125 percent above the Salt Lake County average.
Salt Lake City - PACKSIZE ...January 1, 2011
The Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
No matter what your written contract says, your business could still be liable for doing—or not doing—things you never even discussed before signing the contract. This is due to the “implied covenant of good faith and fair dea...January 1, 2011
Get Involved Early to Make a Difference in Local and National Politics
The election of 2012 will be one of the most important elections in over a generation. Utahns and Utah business leaders need to make it a priority to engage in the political process in the coming year. Whether we like it or not, all levels of g...January 1, 2011
Companies Use Strategic M&As to Expand in Rough Economy
Merger and acquisition activity—along with every other economic indicator—took a nosedive as the Great Recession hit. At the peak, in 2007, the total value of M&A activity in Utah was a cool $4.5 billion. Fast forward a few year...January 1, 2011
Construction leaders have been waiting nearly three years for the economy to pick up again—but many believe they will be waiting for two or three more years before there is any light at the end of the tunnel. The tough times are impacting...January 1, 2011
Utah’s Advanced Composites Industry Finds its Wings
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner—dubbed “the plastic plane”—is finally in service. As the world’s most anticipated aircraft flies high, so too soars Utah’s advanced composites industry.
When each new Dreamliner ...January 1, 2011
Local Farmers Fight for Agricultural Survival
Charlie Black stands squinting into the afternoon sun.
“Our biggest crop is the corn maze,” he says. “Financially, the corn maze keeps us going.”
Behind him, buildings that once used to store onions are being use...January 1, 2011
Utah Company Clears Hurdles to Bring Medical Device to Market
If at first you don’t succeed, try again. Utah company Catheter Connections proved this old adage to be true as it went from having an unfunded project to an innovative, one-of-kind wonder.
Perfecting the Mousetrap
Located in the...January 1, 2011
The 2012 Session Will Tackle Issues that Impact Your Business
In today’s world, it is hard to separate elected officials and their decisions from business.
Many industries are heavily regulated and their regulatory environment often dictates business decisions—healthcare, energy, education...January 1, 2011
Leaders Looking for Ways to Get the Beehive Buzzing Again
If the financial markets of Europe don’t collapse…if Iran doesn’t go crazy…if the U.S. stock market doesn’t tank…then Utah’s employment picture will remain among the best in the nation.
Like most...January 1, 2011
Lasik Improvements are Producing Eye-popping Results
People who undergo laser vision surgery can’t believe their eyes. With advancements in laser technology, patients report vision improvements that include brighter colors, stronger contrasts and incredible clarity.
Lasik eye surgery ha...January 1, 2011
Choosing Between College and Real-world Experience
With entrepreneurial superstars such as Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg finding success with little or no college education, the debate is raging about whether young people with a bent for business should skip higher education altogether.
On...January 1, 2011