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Beyond Collaboration Overload

Sep 14, 2021

Most organizations have created always-on work contexts that are burning people out and hurting performance rather than delivering productivity, innovation and engagement. Collaborative work consumes 85% of employees' time and is drifting earlier into the morning, later into the night, and deeper into the weekend. 

On April 27, 2020, the then CEO of Nikola Corporation,  Trevor Milton was a guest on Mountain Money.  Nikola was in the business of producing emission free trucks.  Milton painted an optimistic picture about the state of business. 

Vessel Kitchen's 5th Anniversary

Sep 13, 2021

Vessel Kitchen, Park City’s go-to fresh dining option, are celebrating their 5th anniversary!

KPCW's 2021 Summer Pledge Drive

Aug 9, 2021

Renai Bodley Miller, KPCW’s General Manager, explains the inner workings of a local NPR affiliate and the importance of contributions on the bottom line for the station.  The KPCW 2021 Summer Pledge Drive begins on Monday, August 16.

Mountain Money was joined by Nobel Prize winning economist Richard Thaler, co-author of Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness. Nudge is a deep and surprisingly humorous dive into how we make choices and how and why we can and should be nudged in different directions. 

The Tesla story is not one of a smooth and inevitable path to its current $692 billion market cap.  There were numerous points at which the company could have crashed and burned.  The vision and drive of Musk – a man of towering ego and multiple idiosyncrasies - drove the company to its current position. 

 

Alpen + Hyde

Aug 2, 2021

Expect to escape from all the virtues and vices Park City at Alpen + Hyde Massage.  Located on Main Street in the Treasure Mountain Inn, Park City’s newest spa encourages residents and visitors alike with Ashleigh Brilliant’s quote “Sometimes the most urgent and vital thing you can do is rest.”  

 

Jet Fuel Shortages

Aug 2, 2021

Last Tuesday the airline industry asked federal regulators for help to increase jet fuel supplies at the Reno-Taho International Airport.  This was a day after American Airlines announced it might have to add stops to certain flights because of fuel delivery delays. 

 

The Day Tomorrow Said No

Aug 2, 2021

Conversations about the future of work tend to focus on banalities — self-driving, robotized memes — deliberately ignoring the fact that too many people are being left behind.  Future of Work thought leader Bill Jensen changes the conversation in his latest book, THE DAY TOMORROW SAID NO:  The Discovery That Forever Changed The Future And How We Work

Bill Jensen is founder of The Jensen Group and a leading speaker and consultant around the Future of Work. 

  

Aviation Industry – Pilot Shortage

Jul 26, 2021

This month, consumer spending on airlines briefly exceeded 2019 levels on a weekly basis for the first time since the pandemic began.  While this is good news, the airline industry is facing a larger problem as it begins to recover from the impacts of the pandemic.  The aviation industry is facing a pilot shortage. 

 

The Entrepreneur’s Paradox

Jul 26, 2021

If you Google “number of small businesses that fail” your results will be all over the map. Some articles say 75%, other blog posts say 80%, some sites even gloat that 90% of startup businesses fail within the first year. Whatever the true statistic is for startup business failure, it’s a numbing figure that isn’t a real confidence booster for the startup entrepreneur. 

 

Update on Current Financial Markets

Jul 26, 2021

After a major plunge last Monday, the stock market saw positive sessions for the remainder of the week.  Jason Ware, with Albion Financial, joins us this morning to walk us through what triggered the changes seen last week. 

  

YOTELPAD Park City

Jul 20, 2021

YOTELPAD is a new hotel development that is located just below the Grand Summit at Canyons Village.  YOTELPAD is a concept that brings together modern design, efficient interior space planning, technology, extensive amenities and affordability at the base of the mountain. YOTELPAD Park City opened last wint

Take More Vacations

Jul 20, 2021

The founder of Scott’s Cheap Flights and author of Take More Vacations: How to Search Better, Book Cheaper and Travel the World joins Mountain Money to explain why we’re searching for airfare all wrong.  Scott will share the strategies that have saved his two million newsletter subscribers a collective $500 million on airfare, and presents a bold new approach for how to see the world while n

Tax Evasion and Upcoming IRS Efforts

Jul 20, 2021

Scott Michel and Mark Matthews with Caplin & Drysdale Attorneys discuss the types of legal tax strategies long used by the wealthy that are likely to come under new scrutiny if President Biden’s tax plan moves forward.   

  

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