| On to the Goal: Deseret Management's Rodney H. Brady
|'Goal driven' is a term often associated with type-A
executives, but LDS Church-owned Deseret Management Company's Rodney H.
Brady takes goals to a level that few manage -- and he meets his goals.
Brady, Chief Executive Officer of the holding company for The Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' profit-making businesses, started out
setting goals in high school -- 200 of them. So far he has met 175 of those
200, while setting and meeting many more in the intervening fifty years.
| Another Article Laud's LDS Conference Center
|The new Conference Center of The Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints has again attracted the lauditory gaze of an
industry publication. This time, Entertainment Design looked at the building
as an entertainment auditorium, reviewing the challenges that its architects
and engineers faced in designing what is surely the most complex building
that the LDS Church has ever constructed. The story of its construction
dates to 1995, when LDS architects Leland Gray and Kerry Neilson took a
theatre design seminar from S. Leonard Auerbach at Harvard. That led to
Auerbach's company, Auerbach + Associates, consulting on the project.
| Utah's Mormon Workforce Is Advantage Leavitt is Promoting
|Utah Governor, Mike Leavitt, isn't taking
junket trips to Silicon Valley every month, he's persuading high tech
companies to come to Utah. "What if I showed you a place that takes
less time to get to by air than it takes to drive across the valley.
Where they have an abundance of tech-savvy workers, with a high
quality of life, where housing is reasonably priced, where there are
already 2,500 technology companies and three major research
institutions. Would you be interested?"
| MSI: EarthShell Jumps 78% on McDonalds Deal, Keeps Mormon Stock Index Up
|The Mormon Stock Index advanced slightly last
week, thanks to a deal between tiny environmentally-friendly food
packager EarthShell and McDonalds Corp. McDonalds last week gave
final approval to EarthShell's packaging, leading to plans to ramp up
production of its new 'clamshell' sandwich container to meet
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