Lottery vs. Entrepreneur – Same Risk?

The mega lottery media tsunami is back and bigger than ever with more than half a billion $dollars$ riding on the Mega Millions wave. Proponents of the lottery system might say this is a perfect way to raise state revenue. It’s voluntary unlike other forms of tax. Opponents might say the lottery is a fool’s game, preying on those least likely ...

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Utah Governor Proclaims Entrepreneur Day

Today, I had lunch at the Utah state capitol with the governor – well, Governor Herbert and a few hundred of his entrepreneur friends. There, the governor signed a proclamation naming September 27th as Utah Entrepreneur Day. Representing Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) along with this year’s chairman, Cary Snowden, we mingled with and broke bread with many of those stoking ...

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Earth Day – ElectraTherm Gets Some Presidential Love

Earth Day feels a bit more meaningful this year for PilmerPR. We’ve worked hard to practice what we preach, building a sustainable business model that minimizes staff and client travel, as well as maximizing online collaboration which yields an almost paperless operation. However, the news of President Obama’s visit this week to our past client ElectraTherm is deeply satisfying ...

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Utah Governor’s Energy Task Force Report – UTC

On Thursday I attended my 2nd UTC Clean Tech roundtable event.  Well worth my commute, the meeting focused on Ted Wilson’s update and discussion regarding the almost complete Ten-Year Utah Energy Initiative plan.  Ted covered some of the very tough issues facing a conservative state meeting up with the realities of sustainability and the balance between People, Planet, and Profits.

Energy ...

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Green PR Firm Wants New Client – Water

water_shortagesI would love our PR firm to work 100% on environmental issues like water, clean energy, and cleantech. Our clients like ElectraTherm have proven our effectiveness in this effort.

A LinkedIn cleantech group member recently asked a question about the water shortage in Los Angeles. My answer was so good, perhaps you may enjoy reading it as well.

LA is at the tail of a tiger that is getting grouchy-the ...

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Utah Student 25 Gala Shows off State's Secret Ingredient

As I worked on the Utah Student 25 Executive Committee over the past six months, it became apparent that we were working on something big for the state. Utah is at the top of the heap among state economies due in part to rising entrepreneurial ventures. Utah Student 25 dug a little deeper this year to find the roots of some of the past and future shooting stars of Utah business.

At the recent inaugural awards gala WordPerfect, 800-Contacts, Novell, ...

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