Shaping the Art of the Deal
Jim Rennert has found that determination and persistence are ingredients for success in athletic, artistic and business endeavors. Before becoming an artist, Rennert was a BYU wrestling scholarship recipient who later worked in business arenas suc...October 1, 2008
How to Protect Your Business and Yourself
It’s been about four months since 2.2 million University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics patients’ billing records were stolen from a courier vehicle transporting the files to a storage center. The records, containing social security numbers and oth...October 1, 2008
Tactics for Dealing with a Growing Epidemic
Dealing with patent trolls is an ever-increasing burden and business expense, particularly in technology-driven indust-ries. Whether your business is a regular target for them, or has avoided a troll attack thus far, there are strategies that will...October 1, 2008
Making the Grade in Private Education
With about 122 private schools open and operating in Utah (non-treatment and non-correctional facilities), the variety of programs available for the private education of your child is so extensive that local, comprehensive rankings comparing one p...October 1, 2008
Hot Spots for the Utah Hunt
Ask most Utahns about hunting season and they’ll probably focus on the annual mid-October deer hunt. Families plan vacations around it, and brides and grooms their nuptials, even school districts have found ways through the years to give “fall br...October 1, 2008
Trade in Your Cheeseburger for a Business Lunch
You’ve spent six hours in a marathon meeting and you’re so hungry you could eat your filing cabinet. Now you’re eating a package of Twinkies, guzzling Dr. Pepper and promising to spend an extra hour at the gym—even though you know you don’t have t...October 1, 2008
How to Staff High-level Talent at Your Startup
Congratulations — you’ve just re-invented the wheel. Or perhaps that’s just the way it feels.
You’ve created the perfect business idea or plan, refined it and prepared it for implementation. Now if you can just find a team to help you get thi...October 1, 2008
Combat Boredom in the Boardroom
It’s the usual staff meeting and three people are covertly checking their PDAs under the table. One is staring blankly at the wall, while another sits back in her chair with her eyes closed. Someone else is busily stuffing envelopes; one staff mem...October 1, 2008
Utah Builds Green
As the energy crisis looms, many Utah businesses are looking for ways to cut their energy usage. Some have shortened their workweek from five days to four days, others have provided carpool incentives and some have offered telecommuting opportunit...October 1, 2008
As health care continues to play a central role on the national stage, Utah’s industry leaders gathered to discuss local solutions. Though costs continue to rise, health care professionals see improvements and successful reform options ahead.
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There’s no sensationalism when we say our first Fast 50 finishers bolted out of nowhere to become phenoms in their respective industries. What’s their secret to success? Read closely and you’ll notice more similarities besides skyrocketing revenue...September 1, 2008
Sports Franchises Score Big for Utah's Economy
You could say something as simple as a round orange ball helps score a lot of points for Utah’s economy, as well as volleyballs, soccer balls and footballs to name a few.
“Some 20,000 people pack the Energy Solutions Arena for each of the 41 g...September 1, 2008
Real estate’s slipping, job growth is down, but hey, Utah is still winning awards right and left so we’re still celebrating. Join us in taking a glimpse at some of the most memorable moments in business during the past year.
Best Excuse to Demo...September 1, 2008
On the Road Toward Success
As early as age 10, Janis Kline steered a motorcycle along the washboard roads and highways of southern Utah. A ranch girl who grew up in the shadow of Bryce Canyon, she rode back and forth from her parents’ Henryville house to the farm, checking ...September 1, 2008
Promoting and Protecting
When the St. George Chamber of Commerce hired Russ Behrmann to take over as president, it wasn’t a matter of fixing a broken organization. The chamber had been a strong, functioning group for almost 100 years, involving hundreds of small businesse...September 1, 2008