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Hire and fire feature

8 hiring and firing tips to get a stellar staff

Infusionsoft’s Brad Jenson (front) has led the charge in offering new hires $5,000 to quit. He says it’s a small price to pay for protecting the culture. (Photo by Alisha Gallagher) “You’re hired! Welcome aboard. Now, who wants $5,000 [...]
Roundtable-marketing

Roundtable: 7 marketing experts with killer ideas for betrothing digital and traditional

BACK ROW FROM LEFT Jacob Hoehne, Issimo; Andrew Melchior, Avalaunch Media; Ricky Hacking, Elevate; Bill Brady, EKR.FRONT ROW FROM LEFT Stewart Goodwin, Goodwin Media; Paul Adams, Skyrocket Media; Matt Frisbie, Woodrow. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) Jeanette [...]
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The simple ingredient changing BYU Dining’s image — humor

The dark night set up a perfect scene as four robbers broke into a bank to reap their cash reward, but these robbers would soon learn this was no ordinary heist. As they open the locker it reveals a fridge full of BYU Creamery goods instead [...]
James Clarke’s hobbies include cheerleading for local businesses — including smoothie-specialist Blendtec. He also loves fast cars and owns a car that was on the Nascar circuit. When he closed his deal with My Fast PC, he gave the CEO a drag racing car. 
   “My love for fast cars was once cool, but maybe it’s cold now,” Clarke laughs.   (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

Recipe: Andrea Clarke’s mixed berry and banana smoothie

James Clarke’s hobbies include cheerleading for local businesses — including smoothie-specialist Blendtec. He also loves fast cars and owns a car that was on the Nascar circuit. When he closed his deal with My Fast PC, he gave the CEO a [...]
James Clarke’s hobbies include cheerleading for local businesses — including smoothie-specialist Blendtec. He also loves fast cars and owns a car that was on the Nascar circuit. When he closed his deal with My Fast PC, he gave the CEO a drag racing car. 
   “My love for fast cars was once cool, but maybe it’s cold now,” Clarke laughs.   (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

10 Coolest Entrepreneurs: James Clarke

In his mid-20s, James Clarke was assigned to escort Warren Buffett for a day. As a catering and wedding sales manager for Sundance, Clarke was trying to get Buffett’s business but also keep him company at the brand new RC Willey store in Boise. Buffett [...]
Eric Farr, 42, is the Principal of BrainStorm in American Fork. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

10 Coolest Entrepreneurs: Eric Farr

Eric Farr, 42, is the Principal of BrainStorm in American Fork. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) We don’t need a white board to brainstorm cool things about Eric Farr — his career is one good idea after another. He started a T-shirt business at [...]
Brittany Jepsen, 33, is the creative mind behind The House That Lars Built. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

10 Coolest Entrepreneurs: Brittany Jepsen

Brittany Jepsen, 33, is the creative mind behind The House That Lars Built. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) Brittany Jepsen knows her craft. The magic mind behind The House that Lars Built — a DIY, style, food and party blog — was always taught [...]
Donna Root, 52, is the founder of The Inner Architect. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

10 Coolest Entrepreneurs: Donna Root

Donna Root, 52, is the founder of The Inner Architect in Highland. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) Donna Root is no one-company wonder. Start a thriving diamond business? Check. Start a company that develops “lifestyle robotic devices”? Obviously. [...]
Justin Bingham, 32, sold his first business, TopBlip.com, at age 28 and is now working on Kameleonz. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

10 Coolest Entrepreneurs: Justin Bingham

Justin Bingham, 32, sold his first business, TopBlip.com, at age 28 and is now working on Kameleonz. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) Justin Bingham is on the fast track. The former BYU track-and-field star sold his first company at 28. And his new [...]
Sherrie Everett, 54, is the marketing mind behind Creative Stream, Inc. in Provo.

10 Coolest Entrepreneurs: Sherrie Everett

Sherrie Everett, 54, is the marketing mind behind Creative Stream, Inc. in Provo. Sherrie Hall Everett is on the move — and always has been. She grew her marketing firm from a “Mom with a Mac” in 1988 to influencing the marketing of multimillion-dollar [...]
Adam Terry, 32, is the creator of Waffle Love in Provo. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

10 Coolest Entrepreneurs: Adam Terry

Adam Terry, 32, is the creator of Waffle Love in Provo. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) Adam Terry is feeling the love. Hungry admirers everywhere are following his waffle truck empire to the ends of the earth and the ends of their Instagram feeds [...]
Clint Betts, 30, founded Beehive Startups in Provo. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

10 Coolest Entrepreneurs: Clint Betts

Clint Betts, 30, founded Beehive Startups in Provo. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) Clint Betts starts things off with a bang. From championing the local startup scene with Beehive Startups to spearheading the altogether impressive StartFEST in Provo [...]
Matt Bowman, 45, is the creator of My Tech High in Spanish Fork. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

10 Coolest Entrepreneurs: Matt Bowman

Matt Bowman, 45, is the creator of My Tech High in Spanish Fork. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) Matt Bowman is kickin’ it new school. The former 6th grade teacher and Novell director has combined his careers of days past to create a company of [...]
Marty Haws, 50, is an executive for Social5 in Draper. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst)

10 Coolest Entrepreneurs: Marty Haws

Marty Haws, 50, is an executive for Social5 in Draper. (Photo by Dave Blackhurst) It’s impossible not to follow —and like — Marty Haws. Not only is the Alpine resident an executive for Social5, a social media content company, he’s a [...]
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Warming up winter with Ravean’s red hot heated jacket success on Kickstarter

Ravean uses unique technology to heat its light down jackets and vests for up to 10 hours. (Photo courtesy Ravean) It’s technology people have wanted for years, but no one could get the equation right. But then Ravean found a way to make [...]
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Made in UV: Whittled rings, teepees for toddlers and more

Versa-style Two years ago, Cedar Hills stay-at-home mom Annelise Brown agreed to help friends with a booth at a craft show. “I started making a few little pieces of jewelry, and I came up with this idea for interchangeable necklaces,” Annelise [...]
Roundtable-Feature

4 chief financial officers count out their best data

Clockwise from left: Mark Lords, Edge Homes; Chris Badger, NOW CFO; Jeanette Bennett, BusinessQ Magazine; Corey Lindley, doTERRA; Rob Lewis, Nudge. Jeanette Bennett, BusinessQ Magazine: What is the role of a CFO? Corey Lindley, doTERRA: Every [...]
Waffle love feature

This week in Utah Valley business: Martha Stewart finalist, woodshop coming to town

The Terry brothers pause for a photo while filming for “The Great Food Truck Race” in Amarillo, Texas. Waffle Love took second place in the season finale this week. (Photo courtesy Waffle Love) Martha Stewart finalist Provo company [...]
Live Your Dream

Single moms in Utah eligible for a career-changing bootcamp

Talk about a career-changer. Three single mothers in Utah are being given the second chance of a lifetime with scholarships to three career-focused “bootcamps” — worth over $9,000. The Live Your Dream Foundation, which has been helping [...]
Flip feature

Easier than KSL classifieds, Flip modernizes and simplifies buying and selling

The Flip team is made up of four BYU current and former students: Logan Gunnell, CTO and lead developer; Matty Gay, CEO; Jared Gay, director of marketing; and Tom Brinton, designer and front-end developer. (Courtesy of Flip) A love for “flipping” [...]