Plastic Surgery Options Give Execs the Competitive Edge
Amy Fuller wanted to earn more money in her finance position at a leading national bank, so she had gastric bypass surgery, a circumvential abdominoplasty and a breast lift. And her salary at the bank doubled.
“Before my transformation, doors ...June 2, 2009
What to Know When Choosing an Advisor
Investing can be a tricky process, which is why many turn to professional advisors for help before venturing into the investment world. While seeking the advice of a professional will help keep your investments on track, understanding what you’re ...June 2, 2009
Professionals Seek Education in Economic Crisis
Today the pink slip, tomorrow the diploma. As the economic crunch causes more companies to layoff, downsize or reduce hours, Utah’s labor pool is churning. Workers, mid-level managers and even executives are fighting to keep their heads above wate...June 2, 2009
Still On Higher Ground
Although Wasatch and Summit counties boast some of the country’s highest mountain peaks, they weren’t the high ground needed to keep cities above the country’s rising financial troubles. Park City, Heber, Jordanelle and Kamas have each had their s...June 2, 2009
We’d like to thank The Yarrow Resort Hotel & Conference Center for hosting the event and Myles Rademan, director of public affairs for Park City, for moderating the discussion.
Like the rest of the state, Wasatch and Summit counties are feelin...June 2, 2009
Start-ups Face a Funding Dry Spell
Business investing in Utah is, if not in dire straights, certainly stalled. Entrepreneurs needing funding or businesses needing cash injections must be patient until liquidity is available. Funding sources from banks, venture capitalists, private ...June 2, 2009
Our panel of industry experts covered an array of topics in our eighth annual legal roundtable. As the economy slows, Utah’s law firms are adjusting to meet the needs of their clients, whether a mom and pop store or large corporation. The panel al...June 2, 2009
Leading From the Crossroads
For decades, Salt Lake City has been referred to as “The Crossroads of the West.” Now, the city’s largest corporate tenant has reached a crossroads of its own, and has changed its management style to deal with the nation’s deepest recession since ...May 9, 2009
True Grit, Companies keeping their Brand Alive and Prominent In Utah’s Business Territory
Few periods in history demonstrate the brawn, courage and spirit of forging new frontiers like the Old West and its legends. Utah’s business heritage is rich with those legends, situated from one end of the state to the other and our 2009 Utah Bus...May 9, 2009
Financial Experts Weigh TARP Pros and Cons
Ask a Utah banker about the Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP, and the first thing they’ll tell you is it is wildly misnamed. No bank’s marketing department would ever call a program that lends federal money to strong banks as “troubled asset...May 9, 2009
Filling in the Gaps
As newly appointed president of EnergySolutions, Val Christensen sees himself as a problem solver. From serving as a lawyer, an executive at Franklin/Covey Co., and as executive vice president and general counsel and secretary at EnergySolutions, ...May 9, 2009
Succeeding from the Ground Up
Rob Galloway has always had his eyes set upward. Perhaps that’s why in his free time, Galloway can be found hiking, camping or rock climbing in the mountains of central Utah—always seeming to be moving toward the sky.
A 42-year-old married man...May 9, 2009
Outsourcing Companies Let Someone Else do the Work
Successful companies know they can’t be experts at everything. Instead, they rely on other experts to fill in where they fall short. Outsourced service providers cut down on costs and help companies focus on what they do best. In Seth Godin’s book...May 9, 2009
Keep Your Hand in the Game
The current economic crisis has created numerous horror stories about hard-earned wealth dissolving in an instant. Individuals and families once well-to-do are now seeking bankruptcy protection and trying to protect the assets they have accumulate...May 9, 2009
Tips to Help Employers and Employees Conquer Retirement Challenges
Since no one under 90 years of age has dealt with a financial crisis of the magnitude we’re experiencing now, questions about retirement income and strategies are understandable.
Many 401(k) participants are challenging the appropriateness of...May 9, 2009