Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Doesn’t Have to Hurt!

Community service & corporate social responsibility (CSR) can be synonymous…

Blending the money making world of business corporate social responsibility with the “give something back” world of service makes life richer and provides a “leg up” to non-profit ...

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Entrepreneur – 2 Critical Areas of Study

In the weekend Entrepreneurship class I teach for a local university, I see dozens of aspiring business owners with tons of great ideas for starting a business. In my role as a Entrepreneur Consultant, my company sees the few that ever get from “idea” to “plan” to “execution.” Out of dozens of successful clients, four having reached the Inc.500 so far, I find a common theme. Successful startups learn 1) leadership skills and 2) ...

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Entrepreneur Startups Look for A-Team

Working with entrepreneurs and startups over the years, I find that investors consistently look for top talent on the management team prior to throwing their dollars behind a new company. An “A-Team” is vital to the success of any good company. So, today I just wanted you to know that two top shelf executives are on the market and ready to round out the A-team for the right company. I’ve known these guys for years and recommend them highly.

Bryan ...

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Women Tech Council Names 2013 Award Winners – Great Events Take Great Planning

Women Tech Council in Utah just named it’s “Women Tech Awards” winners. Congratulations to all of the finalists and recipients. This organization has grown immensely since Cyd Tetro and friends launched in in 2007.

The 2013 award recipients are:

The Academic Excellence Award was presented by Catherine Parrish Lake, Partner in the Technology and Intellectual Property group at Stoel Rives, to Dayna ...

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Fire Avert Creates ‘Fire Relief Fund’ For Kitchen Fire Victim

Fire Avert by Active Fire Prevention was recently featured on CBS affiliate KUTV2. The news story highlighted Fire Avert’s support of local Salt Lake City resident Virginia Cannon who recently suffered a stove fire after leaving food cooking on an unattended stove.

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), stove fires start about every 3.5 minutes across the United States.

Virginia Cannon had just put some butter in a pan before being sidetracked talking with friends, becoming another unfortunate statistic ...

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Four Famous Entrepreneurs Who Have Shaped the Face of Business

Throughout time, a number of individuals have set the precedent for what we know today as modern entrepreneurship. Below are four famous entrepreneurs who have applied various principles that we can learn from today as entrepreneurs.

Bill Gates
A prime example of diligence, Bill Gates went from receiving a failing grade on his idea for Microsoft in school to a technology mogul. Not only does his diligence ...

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Facebook Smacks Email from Passing Lane in Consumer Digital Communications

Breaking News: In the world of digital communications, Facebook now equals Email in the percentage of connected consumers who use the platform for talk to others. (source: Chinet).  87% of consumers use both.  That’s up drastically over numbers reported just two years ago (2011).

Why should companies and marketers care? If you stay stuck in the old-school-think of mass ...

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Daily Herald Gets Online Media Wings, Prepares to Fly to New Location

The Daily Herald and I go back 16 years to it’s first print edition delivery on my doorstep. I was a new recruit on Eric Schmidt’s Novell public relations team at the time. We’ve had a love/hate relationship since then as the Utah Valley staple rides the roller coaster despised by print newspapers over the past ...

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UVEF Top 25 Under 5 Winners Boost Utah economy – Go Entrepreneurs!

There was standing room only at today’s Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) awards event held at Zion’s Bank Canyon Room in downtown Provo. “Boostrapping” start-up Boostability took top honors with a raft of awesome companies nipping at their heels. Of special note this year, the same entrepreneur group posting 2 winners in ...

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UVEF 2013 Top 25 Under 5 Entrepreneur Winners Produce 700 Jobs

Entrepreneurs in Utah are hot, hot, hot!!!

PROVO, Utah –July 2, 2013 Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) invites the public (RSVP only—seating is limited) for this year’s “Top 25 Under Five” Awards to be held at 12 noon on July 11 at Zion’s Bank 8th floor conference room at 180 N. University Ave. Carine Clark, CEO of Allegiance,  will emcee this year’s event. Top 25 Under ...

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