Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap.
Google continues to innovate Internet searching with the release of "Hummingbird" — as it also looks to innovate in other ways such as self-driving cars and brain implants. Read more »
Veterans bring a sense of discipline, self-confidence and maturity to the workplace. That's just three of the five good reasons to hire vets. Read more »
A critical date is approaching for small business owners: Starting Oct. 1, they must make decisions about employee health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Read more »
This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Elizabeth Crowell, owner of the Sterling Place retail chain and e-commerce website. After several profitable years in... Read more »
Find mentors who will tell you the truth about how your business is doing. Read more »
LaJuanna Russell has lost a third of her revenue and about half of her staff to federal budget cuts. The budget cuts, known as sequestration, slashed Russell's $3 million in revenue by $1 million.... Read more »
Running a fashion franchise and winning the Global Student Entrepreneur Award while carrying a full college course load was not an easy feat for 28-year-old Chelsea Sloan, co-founder of Uptown... Read more »
Here's an important tip for my fellow managers in cubicle country: be flexible, but be prepared for the consequences. If you allow telecommuting, those consequences may include jealousy. Read more »
President Barack Obama is extending a new proposal to Republicans that he hopes will break the political gridlock on budget negotiations, offering to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for job... Read more »
As hidden fees become more a way of life, rental car places are catching travelers unawares when their options are few. Read more »
A new study by Baylor University scholars of business and sociology found that entrepreneurs pray more frequently, and are more likely to view God as personal and active in their lives. Read more »
Employees who buy into their organization's mission often have greater status and influence than those who do not, according to a new BYU study. Read more »
Virtualization allows businesses to consolidate hardware and physical servers while eliminating the need to buy numerous pieces of equipment to achieve their needs. Read more »
Just like running a small business, riding a motorcycle carries some risk. The attitude my friends and I take to the road could be meaningful to how a small-business owner approaches risk. Read more »
You may not have heard this composer, but you've definitely heard his music. A Utah native is behind some of the sporting world's most well-known tracks. Meet Lisle Moore. Read more »
A recent study finds that women who earn more than their potential spouse are more likely to have negative economic or family outcomes. But attitudes may be changing among young people toward... Read more »
Fields tells clients that registering to do business with the federal government is like getting a driver’s license. Read more »
I am often asked these questions by aspiring entrepreneurs who want to start a business: What do I need to do to be successful? Where can I receive help? What resources are there? Who can guide me? Read more »
Economics requires theory to form testable hypotheses, and theory often required heavy use of mathematics. Without theory and testable hypotheses, we would be unable to understand the economy. Read more »
I am often asked about options to finance a start-up business. Of course investors and bank loans are a common solution. However, a budding entrepreneur simply might not want to bring on investors... Read more »
How often have you deflected a work assignment by claiming that you're just too busy to accept it? No one wants to hear how busy someone else is. But that doesn't stop us from wearing our busyness... Read more »
If you are ready to become your own boss, here are four options that might align well with who you are and what you enjoy. Which of the following alternatives suits you best? Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY — An editor and writer from the New York Times will speak to Utah small-business owners next month. Loren Feldman, small-business editor of the New York Times, and Jay Goltz, a longtime small-business owner... Read more »
PROVO — Vivint founder and CEO Todd Pedersen has been named 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year by the MountainWest Capital Network, a Utah business networking organization. Pedersen was the founder of APX Alarm in 1999, which... Read more »
Utah employers added 35,800 jobs and experienced job growth of 2.9 percent in 2012, the state's highest rate since 2007, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read more »
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