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A Business School Ballad

November 28, 2023 01:21 PM
You could say that Gerald “Jerry” Petersen earned his master’s degree in marketing from BYU because he loved to sing.
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Peaks & Plummets, Slopes & Summits

July 17, 2023 04:05 PM
As he reflects on his life journey, emeritus general authority and MOB grad Larry Kacher says the unexpected stops have been most meaningful and the bumps along the way have proved most beneficial.
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Connecting the Dots

March 13, 2023 07:23 AM
BYU Marriott alumna Krislyn Powell has a knack for creating connections, whether as a yogi, an administrator, or a volunteer.
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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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