In a year whose headlines have been dominated by fluctuating stock prices, high prices at the pump, natural disasters and Lady Gaga (feel free to interchange those last two), we thought we’d take a moment to celebrate the lighter side of ...November 1, 2011
The Elusive Promise of Renewable Energy
Utah has a desert climate—it’s generally open, dry and sunny, especially in the south. So it should be a natural spot for developing renewable energy sources like solar and wind, right?
In short: yes. But the renewable energy in...November 1, 2011
Utah Companies Find Unique Ways to Reward Employees
When it comes to one’s job, money isn’t everything—but it sure is nice. Two Utah companies know this, and their unique compensation models have proven to be popular and effective.
Draper-based Meta...November 1, 2011
Paying Tribute to the Organizations Planting Seeds for a Greener Future
Utah boasts a stunning variety of landscapes, climates and wildlife that each year draws millions of visitors from around the world. But our air is too often polluted, and our burgeoning population consumes an ever-growing amount of energy and ...November 1, 2011
The healthcare system is enormously complex, making reform difficult on every level. Industry leaders say that it will take every interested party—insurers, providers, patients, employers and the government—working together in order...November 1, 2011
Untapped Potential Resides in Salt Lake’s Foreign Trade Zone
What is the Foreign Trade Zone?
It’s an area designated by the federal government to be outside the purview of U.S. Customs—products or materials brought into the zone are not subject to Customs duties or tariffs until they lea...November 1, 2011
Local Tech Firm Builds Global Manufacturing Partnerships
Moving manufacturing operations overseas has a number of benefits for businesses large and small. Wages in developing countries are generally lower, as is overhead and, sometimes, the cost of raw materials.
But before taking the leap over o...November 1, 2011
Five Simple Steps for Protecting Your Personal Assets
When clients hear “asset protection,” they often think of offshore trusts or, perhaps, a Swiss bank account. The reality is business owners can adequately protect their assets using tried and tested legal principles, saving the need...November 1, 2011
Josh James’ New Venture Brings Data to the Decision Makers
Despite the success his previous company, Omniture, enjoyed and the achievements he helped it realize as its CEO, Josh James faced a frustration many similar executives face every day—lack of immediate access to company information.
I...November 1, 2011
What Every New Landlord Should Know
So you’ve put up the “For Rent” sign and placed an ad on craigslist. You’ve spiffed up your rental home. Now, all a potential renter has to do is show up and you can choose the best one. Then they’ll sign a contrac...November 1, 2011
Favorite Pastimes of Local Execs
Utah Business talked to six Utah execs who shared their favorite winter getaways—close to home or distant adventures.
Laguna Beach, California
Brandon D. Fugal
Executive Vice President,
Coldwell Banker Commercial
&ldq...November 1, 2011
Leading the Business Community
David Golden’s first job in the banking industry was distributing belt buckles to new account holders at First Security Bank. It’s been more than 30 years since then, but he says he’s never been bored with his job a day in his...November 1, 2011
Telling Utah’s Story
As the senior business development manager for the Economic Development Corporation of Utah, Teri Klug is all about building strategic relationships with companies that are considering bringing their business to Utah.
“In business, re...November 1, 2011
SALT LAKE AREA
KATHRYN BRUSSARD joined Red Butte Garden at the University of Utah as director of development. For the past several years, Brussard served as director of development and marketing at Catholic Community Services.
MediConne...November 1, 2011
Uncertainty is the word of choice for many right now. From the Wall Street chaos to the debt-ceiling debates, there are many uncertainties looming around us. Ranking high on likely everyone’s list of problems to solve is healthcare. With ...October 1, 2011