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Mike Winder Local Matters

Mike Winder: Local Matters

Behind the Scenes: Getting to Know Our Elected Officials: In the podcast, we try to get a little behind the scenes of what happens in politics, one […]

Podcast with Mayor Mark Johnson

A Vision for the Future of Lehi with Lehi Mayor Mark Johnson

Mayor Johnson’s Story I think it’s important to know that our leaders are average, everyday people who have just decided they want to make a difference and […]

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Nathan Ivie: Reflections on Serving as a Utah County Commissioner

Nathan Ivie came on the scene pretty quickly in 2015 when he ran for Utah County Commissioner’s Office. He served as a Utah Commissioner from 2016-2020. Equine […]

Bill Wright Payson Mayor

Payson Mayor Bill Wright: Finding a Balance

Bill Wright, Payson Mayor: Finding a Balance I wanted to have Mayor Wright on the podcast because he is the mayor of a fast-growing city in South […]

Sue Duckworth

Sue Duckworth: I’m Not a Label Girl

Friends for 22 Years Sue and I have known each other for 22 years.  We got to know each other when we were both spouses of legislators. […]

Curt Bramble Podcast

Coming Together to Create Solutions: A Conversation with Curt Bramble

Curt and I have been friends for many years. He is going into his 21st session as a Utah State Senator this year. He was first elected […]

Brian Tate Podcast

Talking Politics: A Conversation with Brian Tate

I am excited to introduce you to a special guest. Most of the time people who listen to this podcast expect to hear the Governor, or a […]

Val Peterson

Val Peterson: Legislator, UVU Vice President, and Brigadier General

Val Peterson and I have been friends for years. He is an exceptional person and stands out because of his ability to wear so many hats. He […]

Cindie Quintana

Campaigning for Myself: Cindie Quintana and Her Decision to Run

Cindie Quintana and I have been friends for a long time. I was excited for the opportunity to talk to her about her decision to transition from […]

Innovation with Amelia Powers Gardner

The Power of Innovation: A Conversation with Amelia Powers Gardner

Transitioning from Activist to County Official Amelia started out as an activist and then ran for Utah County Clerk/Auditor. She is still an activist at heart though: […]

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Dealing with the Police: A Conversation with Mayor Troy Walker

Dealing with the Police: A Conversation with Mayor Troy Walker Troy Walker: Mayor of Draper I met Troy through my late wife, Becky. There was no question […]

Episode 9: Sydnee Dickson

Leading in Education: Utah State Superintendent of Public Instruction Sydnee Dickson

Working Together for Utah Education I’ve known Dr. Sydnee Dickson for a long time. She’s had to put up with me for a while. I’m kind of […]

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John Dougall: Keeping Honest People Honest

Unlocking Utah Politics with Stan Lockhart: Episode 8 I had the opportunity to sit down with John Dougall to talk about his role as Utah State Auditor. […]

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Deidre Henderson: Need for Women’s Voices in Politics

Started Out Working with Jason Chaffetz on His Campaign I first met Diedre Henderson when she was helping out with Jason Chaffetz’s seemingly impossible run against 12-year […]

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Ep: 6 Politics is My Favorite Sport: Todd Weiler

Politics as a Sport I had the opportunity to sit down with my friend Senator Todd Weiler. The thing that stood out to me most about our […]

Chris Campbell

Ep 5: Chris Campbell: US Economy and Hope for the Future

Chris Campbell is the former Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He currently serves as Chief Strategist at Duff and Phelps. He is a […]

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Aimee Winder Newton: Lessons Learned from 2020 Utah Gubernatorial Race

3rd Female Candidate in Utah History to File and Run for Governor: I had the opportunity to visit with Aimee Winder Newton about her recent run for governor. […]

Sideline View of Utah Politics Episode 3: COVID19’s Impact on Burningham’s Campaign

Sideline View of Utah Politics: Part 2 of Conversation with Jeff Burningham  This campaign was unlike any other. Traditionally candidates get into these races and they focus […]

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Disruption and Growth: My Conversation with Jeff Burningham About His Race for Governor

The Power of Disruption Jeff talked about the importance of disruption in life. He said, “I needed to disrupt myself a little bit too. I believe in […]

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Sideline View of Politics Podcast Episode#1 Hypocrisy: A Conversation with John Dougall

New Podcast: Sideline View of Politics I’m excited to announce that I’ve started a new podcast called “Sideline View of Politics.” For my inaugural podcast, I met […]

Week Four of the Legislative Session Rolls On

The momentum and pace of the Utah State Legislative session is comparable to the experiences of standing on top of a mountain full of snow and rolling […]

10 Thoughts on Living and Dying

It is the season of strategy models and projections for the upcoming year, and as your organization weighs proposed methods and programs against desired goals and outcomes, you should consider if hiring a government relations lobbyist is the right move.

Why tackle tax reform?

It is the season of strategy models and projections for the upcoming year, and as your organization weighs proposed methods and programs against desired goals and outcomes, you should consider if hiring a government relations lobbyist is the right move.

Looking Forward to the 2020 Utah Legislature Session

It is the season of strategy models and projections for the upcoming year, and as your organization weighs proposed methods and programs against desired goals and outcomes, you should consider if hiring a government relations lobbyist is the right move.

7 Reasons to Hire A Lobbyist in the Coming Year

It is the season of strategy models and projections for the upcoming year, and as your organization weighs proposed methods and programs against desired goals and outcomes, you should consider if hiring a government relations lobbyist is the right move.

The Power of Perpetual Thanksgiving

It has been said that if you give thanks for a little, you will find a lot. As I reflect on today and the years past, I find great truth in these words. I have…

Creating Innovators: STEM and Competency-Based Education

With the workplace changing so dramatically, we need to ensure that our children are receiving an education that will prepare them for this dynamic work environment. There are so many options out there and as they enter the workforce they will likely change jobs multiple…

Growing Utah’s Tech Sector

Innovation is at the heart of tech. My experience around the country has shown me that there is an entrepreneurial spirit in Utah that is unmatched. For a plethora of reasons, Utahns are generally good at looking for disruptive technologies and they aren’t afraid to fail….