Keeping Your Business and Marriage Separate
“But, where is the love?” This is the question I was asked by an entrepreneur client of mine in response to my suggestion that he consider a prenuptial agreement before getting married. Certainly, it is a question worth asking. How you answer that...November 1, 2009
Early Stage Companies Seeking Funding Need to Raise the Bar
Charles Dickens once wrote, “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.”
While many high-center on the latter part of that statement calling today’s environment the worst economic times of a generation, we should not forget that trem...November 1, 2009
Enjoying the Ride
Ironically, Rich Allen, former COO and recently appointed CEO of Logan-based S&S Worldwide, Inc., one of the top roller coaster manufacturing companies in the world, doesn’t enjoy riding coasters that much—at least not like he once did. For him, ...November 1, 2009
Aerospace and Aviation Industry Continues to Soar
Kelly Hansen will never forget what he said to his oldest grandchild the first time he heard the screeching sound of jet engines from a fleet of F-16s leaving the runway at Utah’s Hill Air Force Base (HAFB).
“He said to me, ‘Grandpa, what’s th...November 1, 2009
Fulfilling a Global Dream
Timing is everything. But when opportunity knocks at an inconvenient time, you may just have to open that door and walk in. Just ask Doug Anderson. The day after committing himself to an additional five years with The Center for Executive Developm...November 1, 2009
Web Services to Streamline Your Business
In today’s day and age, the Internet is usually the first place people look for products and information. And businesses are no different. Not only do businesses use the Web to enhance their accessibility, but they also use it to locate marketing ...November 1, 2009
Celebrating Utah’s Greenest Companies, Communities and People
If environmental pioneers from 150 years ago knew about Utah Business magazine’s first Utah Green Business awards, they might say it is an event long overdue. That’s because the history of considering our relationship to the planet reaches far bac...October 15, 2009
Dell Brown knows a lot about making dough. As president and chief operating officer of MonaVie, Brown has overseen incredible growth and success at the South Jordan-based company. But the dough he really loves to get his hands into is in the kitch...October 15, 2009
It only takes four words for Heather Granata to describe Little Adventures, a company of dress up-style clothing she runs with Jenny Farnsworth.
“Washable, comfortable, affordable and adorable,” says Granata. “That’s what really sets us apart...October 15, 2009
Local Resources Help Businesses Take the Plunge Overseas
Looking to sell drapes in Japan or chocolate chip cookies in Finland? Hoping to import gears for engines or lemongrass for your restaurant? Where do you start at going global? Luckily, many enterprising business owners in Utah have experienced the...October 15, 2009
Proactive Security Tools Seize Cyber Crime
Staying ahead of Internet threats from viruses to hacker attacks, while guarding against internal threats such as recreational Internet use and fraud, are some among IT’s biggest challenges.
Some Utah companies offer tools that can protect ag...October 15, 2009
Understanding the Pros and Cons of Arbitration and Litigation
Handling legal matters is a necessary responsibility for any successful business, but few businesses relish the idea of being involved in litigation. Deciding beforehand whether lawsuits should be resolved through litigation or arbitration methods...October 15, 2009
Surviving Employees Endure Layoff Anxiety
If you are an employer who believes the recession ensures employee retention, you might learn otherwise when the economy rebounds. That’s because experts say your employees are watching how you handle the employees who are left behind.
“They a...October 15, 2009
Golf Communities Hook Multi-generational Families
Whether you’re an executive seeking a more relaxed environment to raise your family or an empty nester looking to slow down and have a place to entertain family, friends and colleagues, Utah offers a variety of golf communities designed to fit you...October 15, 2009
Resorts Offer Total Fitness Retreats
During the early part of the 20th century, vacationing meant an occasion for self-improvement. It wasn’t the kind of self-improvement today’s readers can find in the self-help section at the nearest book store. Instead, the escape included experts...October 15, 2009