On November 27, 2018, Southern Utah University welcomed Steve Lindsley, broadcasting executive with Spectrum Reach, Comcast, and KSL, as a speaker for the Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. The Entrepreneurship Speaker Series is a course on campus that invites various successful business owners to present to the class each week. Featured guests present on their accomplishments, challenges, and wisdom they’ve gained from their path to success.
During Lindsley’s presentation he told students they have more influence than they think, and reminded them to always be innovating. He encouraged students to take charge of their future and to have the courage to do what it takes to make their dreams happen. He also emphasized the importance of looking for a new angle and continually finding creative solutions in business.
Lindsley earned his bachelor's degree in business management from Brigham Young University, while also starring as the starting quarterback for the Cougar’s football team. He spent many years at KSL TV and KSL NewsRadio, ultimately serving as their president. Currently, Lindsley is a division vice-president of Spectrum Reach and resides in Northern Utah.
“One thing Steve Lindsley said that I really liked was that you have more of an impact than you think, and not to cut yourself short” said Megan Brotherson, senior marketing major. “A lot of the time people tend to feel like they don’t have much of an impact, but if you don’t hold yourself back, you can make a difference.”
The Entrepreneurship Speaker Series is a one credit upper division class, designed to give students the opportunity to learn from successful business owners.There are no prerequisites and the class is open to any majors. All students are welcome to attend, even if they are not enrolled in the course. The class is held Tuesdays from 11:30-12:20 in the Dixie L. Leavitt Business Building in room 126.