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Posted 24 Feb 2001   For week ended August 13, 2000
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  An LDS Entrepreneur's Work Ethic
Raymond Zinn, President and Chief Executive of Micrel Inc. of San Jose, California, spells success "WORK." Zinn learned a valuable lesson from his father, Milton in 1958. Midway through his junior year at Brigham Young University, he returned home to tell his father that he was quitting school and going to work. Zinn's father, a devout Mormon, father of 11 and a cattle rancher, was about to give his son a lesson in tough love.

  Utah Gov. Leavitt's Silicon Valley Initiative Has Secret Weapon: Mormon Culture
A lengthy article in the weekly Internet magazine The Standard looks at Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt's "Silicon Valley Initiative," an attempt to get firms from California to relocate or open offices in Utah. Leavitt tells The Standard's Robert Boynton that Mormon Culture is why they should come.

  New Corvis Rise Pushes Mormon Stock Index Up Again
While most stocks drop following an IPO, Corvis Corp. has continued its improbable rise, in the process pushing the Mormon Stock Index up more than the major market indices. Corvis rose 27.5% to over 108, while the overall index rose 3.8% in a generally up market.

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