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Business news covering smaller companies and the industry.

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

Michael Mabry

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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

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

Bert Lyles

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Bag Men: Entrepreneurial cousins in SLC net $1.7M in Kickstarter effort

Jon Richards, left, and Jacob Durham Nomatic run Salt Lake City startup Nomatic, which sells an all-in-one travel bag. | Photo by Mark Kellner/Crain's Utah

November 8, 2016 - 1:43pm

Herb rush: Ballot initiatives could set marijuana business ablaze

The harlequin cannabis strain is known for its high levels of cannabidiol, a compound that's been shown to have therapeutic applications.

October 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

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

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

Lisa Druxman

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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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