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2017 Company of the Year: Jane

Jane is plain impressive. What started in 2011 as a home-based operation making button earrings has turned into a 100-employee, $110-million world-class online boutique. Jane represents the everyday girl. But this Lehi company, with its gorgeous [...]

Nu Skin embraces the madness, maintains employee productivity during NCAA basketball tournament

Once brackets are set and the NCAA tournament bounces into action, March Madness takes over everything — even business. WalletHub estimates corporations lose $4 billion in productivity during March Madness. One Provo business is busting the [...]

2017 Marketer of the Year: Harmon Brothers

There’s no skipping these ads. The Harmon Brothers are all work and all play. The Provo-based marketing agency is a viral video king, with its ads being viewed more than 450 million times and driving more than $100 million of revenue in 2016. So [...]

2017 Executive of the Year: Truman Hunt, Nu Skin

Truman Hunt and Blake Roney met in the mission field while speaking French. The two said bonjour again as roommates at BYU and later bishopric-mates in an LDS ward. Then the two left on splits as Roney founded Nu Skin while Truman earned a [...]

2017 Entrepreneur of the Year: Kevin Auernig, Sodalicious

Kevin Auernig was born to make lemonade. As a kid, he opened lemonade stands and played “company” with his cousins. And in second grade, when other kids were declaring their dreams of fighting fires and flying planes, Auernig was making [...]

2017 Headliner of the Year: DevMountain

Headliner of the year? That’s code for crushing it. DevMountain, a coding bootcamp school headquartered in Provo, has become a leading institution in an exploding industry. According to Course Report, a third-party resource for students, [...]

A snapshot into photographer Justin Hackworth’s life

Photographer Justin Hackworth is a visual storyteller whose work has appeared in national publications like People, Parade and Glamour. Around town, Justin’s work has been seen at museums and galleries including the Springville Art Museum [...]

5 tips for making meeting magic

By Ansalee Morrison Off topic? Park it. At American Fork-based Brainstorm Inc., they create a “parking lot” in the corner of the whiteboard during meetings. Whenever the conversation veers off topic, they park it on the board. “Often [...]

BusinessQ Roundtable: It’s the Law

Most commonly asked question they hear is, “Do I need a lawyer?” Yes, yes you do. Meet 5 of the best. Jeanette Bennett, BusinessQ: Describe the legal environment in Utah County. Bill Fillmore, Fillmore Spencer: In Utah, there’s a fairly [...]

The Let’s Be Better: 10 ways our culture can still improve for working women

Let’s talk. In the women’s issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ, the ladies weigh in on what it’s like to be a woman in business in 2016. Here are 10 ways our culture can still improve for working women. 1. More, please. “Although women now [...]

Doctor’s Orders: For Dr. Shelly Savage, family, faith and fortitude are the best medicine

Dr. Shelly Savage will see you now.    The founder of Grandview Family Medicine is working her dream — helping patients, working alongside her husband, being a mom to her six children, living her LDS faith, and paying it forward. And her [...]

Storybook School: For 33 years, Cheryl Lant has taught preschoolers to read and to lead

Cheryl Lant is a self-taught entrepreneur. And she is one talented teacher.    Thirty-three years ago, she opened her first Learning Dynamics Preschool in Orem. Today? There are five Learning Dynamics locations — four in Utah, one in Arizona [...]

The Best Not Say That Again: 13 phrases that need to take an early retirement

Let’s talk. In the women’s issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ, the ladies weigh in on what it’s like to be a woman in business in 2016. Here are 13 ways our culture can still improve for working women. 1. “How do you balance it all?” “I [...]

Starr Player: Starr Fowler has traveled the world championing humans (and their resources)

Starr Fowler is a woman of the people. Throughout her 15-year career, the HR genius has been a coach, a strategist, a champion, a leader, and an employee game-changer. “It’s funny, because everyone thinks when you go into HR, you do it [...]

Top 10 feature stories on UtahValley360 in 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we are glancing back one last time at 2016. Utah Valley saw a lot of growth in 2016, including the Provo City Center Temple in downtown Provo, which is No. 10 on our list. We had tear jerker stories and stories that [...]

A year in review: 2016 Utah Valley BusinessQ covers

Utah Valley BusinessQ’s quarterly magazine queues you in to all of the ins-and-outs of Utah Valley businesses. In 2016, our “40 under 40” segment returned and we continued with our annual UV50 awards. Here’s what we [...]

Ready, set, goal!: 6 companies share their resolutions for 2017

If you need some ideas on New Year’s resolutions for your company, these six companies have a few ideas they are willing to share. Here are six Utah Valley companies that set the goal to the 2017. What will yours be? Berkshire Hathaway, [...]

Happy New Goals: Your company needs resolutions, too

2016 … am I right? If your company is feeling that end-of-year lag, then look ahead to 2017. It’s the wondrous future! And it’s bursting with fresh ideas and beautiful promise. Kory Kogan, a global productivity practice leader at FranklinCovey [...]

The Good: 10 reasons it’s never been better to be a working woman

Let’s talk. In the women’s issue of Utah Valley BusinessQ, the ladies weigh in on what it’s like to be a woman in business in 2016. Here are 10 reasons it’s never been better to be a working woman. 1. Open table.  “I [...]

Baby Got Bling: Female entrepreneurs defining ‘girl power’ with purpose, passion and power

Baby Bling is all girl. From the three owners to their 10 employees to their 60 locally-contracted seamstresses, this bow business is the literal definition of girl power. “When a man walks in, it’s kind of hilarious. It’s like, ‘Who’s [...]