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Entrepreneurs Make the Most of Conferences and Seminars
Dave Crenshaw, president of Invaluable, Inc., and author of the book Multitasking Is a Myth, recalls attending conferences with entrepreneurial speakers throughout his career. “I was privileged to learn from experts such as Larry H. Miller, who s...
March 1, 2011

Northern Utah

Weber County: 8.5 percent unemployment rate 227,259 population $51,413 median family income Ogden largest city Department of Treasury-IRS largest employer Davis County: 6.9 percent unemployment rate 307,656 population $6...
March 1, 2011

Off the Charts

Utah Leads in Electronic Medical Records Transition
When Jan Root’s 88-year-old mother broke her hip last year, “in the hoopla of admitting her to the emergency room, we forgot to tell the doctor that she takes Synthroid, a thyroid medicine,” Root recalls. “She was in the hospital for a week before...
March 1, 2011

Plan to Give

Give Back in Your Own Way
Are you a philanthropist? Do you have extra funds to donate? Are you interested in supporting a nonprofit or cause? Perhaps starting your own fund? As long as you want to give in some way, there are certainly plenty of ways to do it. And t...
March 1, 2011

Sticky Wickets

Experts Confront Delicate Human Resource Issues
Managers are often faced with touchy situations: Workplace romances. Deadbeat employees. Offensive conversations. Bad personal hygiene. The list...
March 1, 2011

The Golden Egg

Don’t Let Your Nest Egg Crack
Just before Christmas this past December, the FOX Network offered up a new prime time game show called “Million Dollar Money Drop.” The premise was somewhat unique in that each contestant couple was “given” $1 million in cash to start the game wit...
March 1, 2011

The New “Hope Note”

New Hope or New Risk for Commercial Real Estate?
Hope has been the inspiration for many great things in history. Columbus discovered the Americas hoping to find a quicker and more direct route to the Far East. Now there is hope for the commercial real estate industry and its “Queen Isabella,” th...
March 1, 2011

Travel & Tourism

Industry insiders point to encouraging signs that travel and tourism is on the rebound in Utah. With multiple new luxury properties, Utah has become the go-to place for international travelers, and co-operative marketing dollars are helping rura...
March 1, 2011

Uphill Climb

Black Diamond’s Path to Becoming a Publicly Traded Company
By definition, the word serendipity means “making happy discoveries by accident.” It’s a term that’s been romanticized in film and in novels, but seldom used to describe business decisions. Don’t tell that to Peter Metcalf. As the co-found...
March 1, 2011

What’s Old is New

The Resale Industry Thrives in a Rocky Economy
Brent Sloan wants to do for the resale industry what Walt Disney did for the carnival industry. As the CEO of BaseCamp Franchising, Sloan has found a way to create a viable model for franchising consignment stores while overcoming the stigma assoc...
March 1, 2011

Eat the Elephant

Prosper, Inc. Illustrates How to Accomplish Colossal Business Goals
In 2008 Jason Coulam faced a monumental business challenge. As the new executive vice president of fulfillment at Prosper Inc., it was his job to terminate an outsourcing relationship and bring his company’s entire coaching fulfillment, product de...
March 1, 2011

Governor Gary R. Herbert

Leading the Way
Should you meet Utah Governor Gary Herbert in his office in the State Capitol, at a business or education conference, or even in the grocery store where he does his own shopping, don’t be surprised to see him smiling. He has plenty of rea...
March 1, 2011

Strength in Numbers

Companies Thrive in Utah’s Economic Clusters
Adobe Systems Inc. recently found a reason to take a look at the State of Utah, and the tech giant made a big discovery: Utah has a flourishing technology industry fueled by skilled workers, a great business climate and, most importantly, the f...
March 1, 2011

Sowing the Seeds

Companies Flourish in the State’s Fertile Soil
When eBay had to decide whether to expand a facility outside of the U.S. or expand its presence in Utah, the decision came easily to the Web-auction company. With the financial backing of a post-performance incentive, eBay constructed a new dat...
March 1, 2011

Mutual Benefit

Recruiters Aim to Create Rewarding Partnerships
In recent years, a steady stream of announcements has hit the press regarding major companies that are expanding operations to the State of Utah. The state’s fertile business climate is enticing firms that have been struggling with the sl...
March 1, 2011

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