WestminsterExecutive Education E-Newsletter

  JUNE 2013








Westminster Alumnus Debuts New Comic Book Series

SALT LAKE CITY – Westminster alumnus and independent comic book artist Chris Hoffman announces the debut of his brand-new comic book series, Salt City Strangers, featuring the world’s first all Latter-Day Saint (LDS) superhero team.
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According to an article in the May issue of T+D magazine, times of change are a ripe opportunity to re-engage employees because they are in a heightened state of attention - really trying to figure how they will be affected. Organizations can channel that awareness toward positive change by empowering employees in ways that encourage innovation and creative solutions to problems. The article goes on to say, " Without engagement, organizations are fostering a zombie-like workforce, which can thwart all change efforts." The article lists seven steps to employee engagement.


The 10 Cities With The Best Employee Engagement
Check our this list of 10 cities with the highest employee engagement from Forbes magazine.
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Employee Engagement Has To Be At The Top Of Your To-Do List
Many companies are busy focusing on improving profitability, productivity, efficiency, etc. but forgetting the reason for these benefits‒employee engagement. This articles suggests 3 strategies that you can apply in your organization to improve employee engagement.
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It's Time to Rethink Employee Engagement
This articles discusses some incorrect assumptions that leaders commonly made while trying to improve employee engagement as well as solutions for them.
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Your Employees Are Either Patriots or Mercenaries

Nationwide CEO Steve Rasmussen shares his experience on how to build strong employee engagement in his organization. He believes that your employees are either patriots or mercenaries, and your job is not only to have as many patriots in your company as possible but also to engage both groups in the company's mission.
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Brian Cheney is a Vice President at Goldman Sachs and has been with the firm since 2003. He has held various roles within the Private Wealth Management Operations Division and is currently the Global Head of Trade Management and Products managing teams in Salt lake City, India, and Singapore. Brian also leads the Operations Analyst Training Program globally and chairs the Hispanic Latin Network for the Salt Lake City office.

Brian graduated from Utah Valley University with a BS in Business Management and Finance in 2003 and received an MBA from Westminster in 2006. Brian has led multiple courses in the Gore School of Business and Project-based programs since 2009. Courses include Financial Modeling using Excel, Access, and Crystal Ball, Investment Management, Corporate Finance, and Business Planning.


Networking Without Limits

Want to improve your networking skills? Come to Networking Without Limits sponsored by the Salt Lake Chamber and presented by Jim Woodard, CCI Mechanical Services.

Date: 6/7/2013
Time: 8:45 AM to 11:00 AM
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