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Zero to Go

November 11, 2022 03:43 PM
Rebecca McCarron Greenhalgh is no stranger to smart wordsmithing, so it was unusual when she was suddenly speechless during an important Zoom meeting.
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Figuring It Out

June 21, 2022 06:01 PM
Much of Jay Davis’s success as an entrepreneur comes from his willingness to jump in when no one else wants to.
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The Recruit(er)

March 07, 2022 01:50 PM
Jeff Brownlow was recruiting at BYU when BYU recruited him.
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Where People Connect

November 05, 2021 01:57 PM
If there were a poster child for the importance of developing relationships—real relationships—throughout your career, Amy Sawaya Hunter would be it.
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Partnering with Paige

July 07, 2021 10:20 AM
Instinctively, Paige Goepfert is definitely organized—but she’s so much more.
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Weightier Matters

February 23, 2021 10:53 AM
Eric Weight’s alarm clock rang at 6 a.m. every morning, no matter the weather, no matter the month, no matter the holiday.
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Outside Chance

November 29, 2017 01:35 PM
Jackson, Wyoming—the gateway to the grand Tetons—is almost always bustling. Snow-capped peaks and expansive horizons draw crowds to this tiny outpost in the American west.
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Pressing Toward the Goal

May 11, 2017 02:33 PM
Jennifer Rockwood stepped onto BYU’s South Field and gazed numbly across the green turf. “What have I gotten myself into?” she recalls thinking. “Can I really do this?”
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Roadside Attraction

June 03, 2016 01:57 PM
As hand-cut steaks sizzle on the grill, Trevor Mecham is up to his elbows in a pile of sweet potato fries. In the oven a sheet of enormous cinnamon rolls–each roughly the size of a dinner plate–awaits a schmear of sugary-sweet frosting.
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Small Town, Big Business

February 10, 2016 08:34 AM
At the base of lofty Mount Nebo in rural Utah, Traci Memmott wraps up a conference call with a team in New York City. She jots down a few notes, gathers her things to leave, and closes up shop—she has an important appointment.
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The Right Call

October 08, 2015 01:20 PM
The roar of more than thirty thousand screaming fans had just been swallowed by an avalanche of noise from an F-22 Raptor and an F-15 fighter jet streaking overhead.
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Change of Address

June 03, 2015 01:54 PM
What if moving halfway around the world wasn’t a grand departure into the unknown but, rather, a return to the familiar?
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Gravity Check

February 13, 2015 11:29 AM
It reads like a worst-case scenario: you’re slicing through rough air to check on an offshore oil rig when the unfathomable happens—the chopper goes down. Would you survive?
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Speaker of the House

October 08, 2014 10:58 AM
The Utah Governor’s Mansion was blanketed in soft, blue light. The occasion was World Autism Awareness Day 2014, and buildings across the country were swapping bulbs to highlight a disorder that affects one in sixty-eight American children.
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Rank and File

October 08, 2014 09:48 AM
Curtis Bedont thought he knew what it meant to be in the military. Though he spent his formative years on bases in foreign outposts, his fighter-pilot father never faced deployment.
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