Ballancing act: Sometimes a 'serious' office is actually a silly place

The average corporate office is a serious place full of serious people doing serious work. Or so we'd like to believe.

Traditional office holiday parties getting ditched

Buddy DiFonzo isn't sure what he'll buy at his company's holiday party. That's right, what he'll buy — the celebration, a company-sponsored shopping spree, will be at an upscale Dallas mall. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2013


Inmates learn tech sector from Silicon Valley pros

The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2013


Small retailers plan to party till they profit

The parades and carnivals that draw people to downtown areas across the country this holiday season will be more than big celebrations. They're part of a strategy to get shoppers into small stores. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2013


Utah-based company ranks second for job creation nationwide

Utah-based company Vivint, which specializes in home automation services, has been ranked second for job creation nationally by Inc. magazine. Read more »

Nov. 5, 2013


Going for it: Young entrepreneurs have little to lose

A little humility in the young is always appreciated, right? Read more »

Oct. 17, 2013


Balancing act: Thanks, bosses, for unexpected opportunities

Wednesday is Boss's Day, and while I never expected to be a boss, I'm grateful now for managers who gave me opportunities and helped me learn the ropes. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2013


Want a better fitting career? It's time to clarify job values

I’m on the job market. The last job I had was an unqualified disaster because of company culture and lack of commitment to the alleged goals of my position. What can I do to be sure that the... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2013


Shutdown impact: Tourists, homebuyers hit quickly

A government shutdown would have far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013


At 15, Google revamps its search engine and wants to be implanted in your brain

National Edition

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 »

Sept. 27, 2013


Five great reasons to hire veterans

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 »

Sept. 25, 2013


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3 steps to help small businesses prepare for Obamacare

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 »

Sept. 25, 2013

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Ask the Mompreneur: How to break into angel investing

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 »

Sept. 19, 2013


How to fund your great business idea

Find mentors who will tell you the truth about how your business is doing. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2013


Business owners still struggling after budget cuts

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 »

Sept. 4, 2013


Young Mormon entrepreneur builds fashion franchise

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 »

Sept. 3, 2013


Balancing act: Beware of jealousy when employees telecommute

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 »

Aug. 20, 2013


Obama proposes 'grand bargain' for jobs

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 »

July 30, 2013


Hidden rental car fees catch consumers when they are vulnerable

National Edition

As hidden fees become more a way of life, rental car places are catching travelers unawares when their options are few. Read more »

July 27, 2013


Entreprayneurs: Business starters pray more often, study finds

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 »

June 26, 2013


New BYU study looks at the power of 'true believers' in the workplace

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 »

June 15, 2013


The value of virtualization

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 »

May 31, 2013

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What motorcycles and small-business owners have in common

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 »

May 31, 2013


Utah composer Lisle Moore the mind behind ESPN NBA, World Cup theme songs, others

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 »

May 30, 2013


When women out-earn men

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 »

May 25, 2013

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Small businesses must strive for government contracts, analysts say

Fields tells clients that registering to do business with the federal government is like getting a driver’s license. Read more »

May 15, 2013

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