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
Innovations Make Going Under the Knife Safer
Almost everyone will find themselves in an operating room at one time or another. And though medical advances have made previous life-threatening risks such as severe blood loss and infection nearly obsolete, there will always be room to make the ...September 1, 2008
The Culture Clash Over Workplace Dress Codes
“At my day job in finance I keep my tattoos concealed. But at my night job as a booking agent I show them off.”
“Initially, I was asked to remove my nose ring when I went to court or to take a deposition…As soon as people got used to it, it w...September 1, 2008
There's No Place Like Home, Even on Vacation
As the economy slows, more people are putting their travels on hold, while others, who are unwilling to forfeit their adventures, are finding creative ways to travel on a dime. Home exchange is one vacation option that’s growing in popularity. “Ho...September 1, 2008
Relax and Restore with Local Wellness Retreats
In June 2008, Lindsay Parrish, account manager at KSL TV, organized a wellness retreat at Red Mountain Spa in St. George for 35 of the TV station’s female advertising clients. The women chose either a massage or facial and many also enjoyed a mani...September 1, 2008
Prevention and Early Detection are Key
In April 2007 Cherri Oaks Ringger of Orem heard the words that more than 7,000 other Utahns heard that same year: You have cancer.
“I never thought it would happen to me,” Ringger says.
According to the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Canc...September 1, 2008
Web-based Telecom Connects Us All
MediaRAIN President Andrew Howlett has a lot of new names
In the past year, the Orem-based interactive marketing agency has grown from 15 to 25 employees, and Howlett expects to add more in the coming months. “We knew we were going...September 1, 2008
Commercial Development Links Salt Lake and Utah Counties
Have you driven down I-15 recently with someone who hasn’t seen Utah in a while? If you approach the Point of the Mountain area, a typical response is open-mouthed amazement. Where did all those houses come from? And what is all that new commercia...September 1, 2008