Marriott Alumni Magazine

Fall 2016

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26 4 Contents | fall 2016 Features Plus . . . 17 inside the classroom Building Stories, Branding Leaders 26 around the cooler Negotiate Like a Pro 35 school news 42 alumni news Cover photos by Bradley Slade 4 marriott alumni magazine's 2016 Presidential election guide A lot is being said about American politics this year. As the country approaches an increasingly divisive election, Marriott School grads and researchers are joining the conversation. Prep before the polls open with our alumni-tailored guide to the American political process. 12 the humble narcissist Humility isn't traditionally associated with power, but it's a trait that can benefit any leader. Marriott School faculty research is shed- ding new light on how this overlooked virtue can tame leadership's infamous vice: narcissism. 18 advanced Parenting: case studies for Parents of young adults When their children finish up college, parents take on a new role: consultants. In the final installment of our Advanced Parenting series, you'll use a throwback from b-school—the case study—to help your grown-up kids face the dilemmas of young adulthood. 28 success on silicon sloPes Move over, Silicon Valley: Utah's Wasatch Front is joining the gold-rushed corridors of California as an ecosystem of technology entre- preneurship. Meet the Marriott School alumni— and their companies, from DevMountain to Qualtrics—who are shaping the high-tech mecca of Silicon Slopes. 12 18 3 fall 2016

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