Chris Quick

Defending Escanaba from the Zombie Apocalypse

By On June 28, 2013

Re: Francis  X. Donnelly’s June 25 report, “Town in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula celebrates birthday, harkens back to better  times” Journalists in the comment stream on are right to take Francis X. Donnelly and his editors… Read More

Backyard Rainbow

The Promise of Entrepreneurship

By On May 2, 2013

Every day people in terrorist cells are carefully trained to carry out acts of terror that kill hundreds, if not thousands of people. If they don’t have access to a school for… Read More


Finding the New Frontier

By On April 15, 2013

I gave the following speech today as part of the University of Montana’s Innovation and Imagination Day session on Entrepreneurship. I was invited to represent the student point of view as president… Read More


The Cowboy in the Bank – A True Montana Story

By On March 14, 2013

I’m just back from a business trip to Eastern Montana, the land of oil wells, sugar beets, and championship rodeo teams. I heard a number of colorful stories along the way, but here’s my… Read More

Old Dog New Chickens

13 Ways to Get a Job You Really Want

By On October 27, 2012

I’ve received some really bad advice about job interviews. I figure other people out there are probably getting bad advice, too. So I’m writing a post to combat the bad advice with all the… Read More

Newsweek Cover October 22, 2012

Goodnight, Newsweek

By On October 23, 2012

Dan Pink saw it coming. Newsweek has announced it will stop publishing and go all digital after nearly 80 years in print. I’ve read Newsweek cover to cover every week since I… Read More

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One Thing Good Bosses Do that Bad Ones Don’t

By On October 22, 2012

“…being too busy to train is the moral equivalent of being too hungry to eat.” – Ben Horowitz The weekend edition of the Wall Street Journal highlighted a recent NBER study on… Read More