Author Archive

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: The Realities of Legal Work

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 28 ~ October 1, 2016) – Recently the Hinckley Institute hosted its annual Constitution

The Bottom Line: Bryan Brandenburg — artist, game designer, & co-founder of Salt Lake Comic Con

The Bottom Line (Air Date: September 27, 2016) –Few events have suddenly turned so wildly popular – and profitable – as Salt

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 151 (9/22/16)

This week Natalie is out, and Professor of journalism at Utah Valley University Jim Fisher is filling-in, joining Sen. Jim Dabakis and

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: The Art & Power of Polling

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 21~24, 2016) – No one knows political polling more than Dan Jones. He’s the

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 150 (9/15/16)

This week Natalie, Dan, and Rep. Brian King talk about the decision last week to not allow high school athletes to transfer

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Muslim In America

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 14~17, 2016) – This week the Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted a forum on

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 149 (9/8/16)

This week Rep. Sandra Hollins (on the Left) joins Natalie Gochnour and Thomas Wright (on The Right) in the studio.  In the

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Evan McMullin, Presidential Candidate

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 7, 2016) – This past week Evan McMullin, independent candidate for President, sat down with

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 148 (9/1/16)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Dan discuss the recent political fundraiser talent show hosted by former West Valley City mayor Mike winder

The Bottom Line: Serial Entrepreneur, Paul Zane Pilzer, Part 1

The Bottom Line (Original air Date: August 5, 2014) – This is the first half of a two-part interview with Paul Zane

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 147 (8/25/16)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Sen. Todd Weiler discuss Hillary Clinton’s new campaign office in Utah, the recent questions about possible unethical

The Bottom Line: Steering a Supermarket Giant – Victor Lund, former CEO of American Stores Company

The Bottom Line – (Original Air date: March 22, 2016) By the late 1980s American Stores was the largest drug-store retailer in

The Bottom Line: A Better Heavy Equipment Tracker – Alain Eav, RoviTracker

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — RoviTracker is a rental management software to help companies that use heavy equipment rent and track their

The Bottom Line: Tracking Your Utilities in Real-time – Sumner Douglas, Vutiliti

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Vutiliti is an application that will provide people with real-time analytics and data about their use of

The Bottom Line: Personalizing How We Teach & Learn – Jeffrey Katzman, Core Learning Exchange

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Core Learning Exchange CEO and Founder Jeffrey Katzman says current platforms used in most K-12 education are

The Bottom Line: Learning Chinese By Pictures – Lukas Lohove, Zizzle

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Lukas Lohove has created a application called Zizzle to help Mandarin Chinese language learners more effectively learn

The Bottom Line: Helping You Journal – Nick Jones, JRNL

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — JRNL is an application to help people get in the habit of journal writing and recording their

The Bottom Line: Getting Your Data Together – Mike Van Thiel, Known Factors

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Known Factors is an analytics, cloud-based program designed to help mid-tier companies to manage all of their

The Bottom Line: Streamlining The Sales Process – Joe Lowry, Salesbridge

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Research shows that a quality personal interaction and a quick follow-up are key to closing a sale.

The Bottom Line: Learning By Gaming – Clancy Marshall, Cleverywhere

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Clancy Marshall, CEO of Cleverywhere, says declining test scores on standardized tests and general disinterest in school

The Bottom Line: Empowering Mom-and-Pop Grocers – Matt Garner, ShopHero

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — ShopHero is a new company that offers an online service for local independent grocers to compete with

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 146 (8/18/16)

This week Natalie, Jim, and Dan talk about Gov. Herbert endorsing Donald Trump for President, while Lt. Gov. Cox does not. Also,

The Bottom Line: Killing Blackboard – Josh Coates, CEO of Instructure

The Bottom Line – (Original air date: 7/28/2015): Whether you are a 3rd grader or a college Freshman, the classroom is increasingly

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 145 (8/11/16)

This week Jim, Dan, and Natalie talk about their favorite Olympic memories. Also Evan McMullin, a BYU grad and former LDS Missionary

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: What Stays in Vegas – Personal Data & Big Business

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original air date: November 5, 2014) –  Adam Tanner is a fellow at Harvard University’s Institute for

The Bottom Line: Binding A Better Tape — Reed Quinn, Founder of KT Tape and FiberFix

The Bottom Line – (Original Air date: 11/17/2015): When the Summer Olympics in Brazil commence in less than 9 months we may

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 144 (8/4/16)

This week Jim, Dan, and Natalie discuss whether Hillary Clinton could actually win Utah in November. Also a state audit that found

The Bottom Line: Averting the Broken Screen — Randy Hales, CEO of ZAGG

The Bottom Line – (Original Air Date: July 14, 2015) The number one customer complaint about smart phones and tablets are broken

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 143 (7/28/16)

This week Jim and Natalie are joined in studio by Senator Todd Weiler representing The Right. They discuss some of the highlights

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Germany’s Refugee Crisis

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original air date: March 16/19, 2016) — Last week Germany’s Consul General based in Los Angeles spoke