14 01, 2019

Nancy Pearce: Powerful steps to improve employee engagement

By |2019-01-16T11:57:42+00:00January 14th, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

According to Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace Report, only 15% of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs--meaning that they are emotionally invested in committing their time, talent and energy in adding value to their team and advancing the organization’s initiatives. The current business environment and organizations across the globe are faced with more [...]

13 12, 2018

Cidne Christensen: Brave and Bold – Helping Uplift Young Women Leaders

By |2018-12-13T10:49:52+00:00December 13th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

This midterm election cycle Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was elected the youngest woman ever to the U.S. House of Representatives. In comparison, since 1950 there have been 27 men who were 30 or younger when elected. Before even taking her oath of office there have been reports of Ocasio-Cortez being confused for an intern or spouse, as [...]

5 10, 2018

UBR: October 1-5

By |2018-09-24T13:30:03+00:00October 5th, 2018|Blog, UBR|0 Comments

October 1, 2018 The Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon is coming up this November. The ATHENA Leadership Award is a prestigious national award presented to an active member of the Salt Lake Chamber who demonstrates creativity and initiative in business, devotes time and energy to improve the quality of life in the [...]

2 10, 2018

Cristine Salazar: Success is not accomplished alone

By |2018-10-02T16:54:36+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Shortly after graduating high school I started working for my family's business, which meant my father was my boss. I’ve always jokingly said he was the worst boss I have ever had, but that’s only partially true. He pushed me to see my own potential. He challenged me, corrected me, inspired me but most importantly, [...]

28 09, 2018

UBR: September 24-28

By |2018-10-09T08:32:33+00:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, UBR|Comments Off on UBR: September 24-28

September 24, 2018 As a statewide chamber of commerce, the Salt Lake Chamber is Utah's "voice of business." We like to say that we are capital city by name, statewide by mission. We don't serve just one industry, but all of Utah's businesses, and not only in Utah but also on a national level. That's [...]

16 08, 2018

Sherry Weaver: Give Feedback that Builds Trust on your Team

By |2018-08-16T12:47:44+00:00August 16th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|1 Comment

"If you can't say something nice, don't say nothin' at all" - Thumper, Disney's Bambi I can’t be certain when I first heard this adage, but I can say for sure, I was young, and I heard it often throughout my life. The above quote was stated after Thumper innocently said he thought “Bambi” was [...]

20 07, 2018

Aubriana Martindale: Supporting Women in the Workplace

By |2018-07-23T11:21:12+00:00July 20th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

There has been a recent voice of progress, with many businesses pledging a higher commitment to key values of inclusion and diversity amongst their workforce which includes elevating women in leadership roles. As businesses continue to progress it has been proven that a diverse workforce is profitable for all stakeholders. According to a recent Forbes [...]

18 05, 2018

UBR: May 14-18

By |2018-05-08T14:25:47+00:00May 18th, 2018|Blog, UBR|0 Comments

May 14, 2018 With so much of our personal and professional lives available for public consumption online, it is becoming increasingly important to control our image. If you need help developing your personal brand, the Business Women’s Forum is holding a luncheon tomorrow focused on Personal Brand Building for Non-Marketers. The Keynote speaker for the [...]

9 05, 2018

Jennifer Seltzer Stitt: The Gender Diversity – More than a Number

By |2018-05-10T08:20:15+00:00May 9th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Businesses are increasingly committed to cultivating diversity and inclusion in the workplace. It’s more than just a moral imperative; it’s good for business. Typically, gender-diverse teams and companies outperform single-gender teams, so cultivating and engaging the talents of women isn’t controversial, it’s common sense. However, companies can’t just go out and hire a bunch of [...]