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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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‘Employee engagement’ a hot topic but experts say you need a plan

As the labor market continues to evolve into an employee market, job seekers have more latitude and control on selecting employers where the chances for greater engagement is possible, says management trainer Darryl Warren. | Photo courtesy of Darryl Warren

November 17, 2016 - 12:31pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Two Jazz seasons' worth of solar power now shines atop Vivint arena

Hunt Electric employees stand by an array of solar panels atop Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City. | Photo by Mark Kellner/Crain's Utah

October 26, 2016 - 7:39pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Nate Walkingshaw

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Lead, kindly LED: Utah's SnapPower grabs market interest

Sean Watkins co-founded Vineyard, Utah-based SnapPower at 27 years old after starting a career in insurance sales. | Photo by Mark Kellner/Crain's Utah

October 10, 2016 - 3:00pm

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Betsy Mikesell

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Utah's ZAGG capitalizes on Pokemon craze in hunt for $1B

ZAGG moved into a new corporate headquarters in Midvale, Utah earlier this year. | Photo by Mark Kellner/Crain's Utah

July 20, 2016 - 5:54pm

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Paula Schneider

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