President’s Letters

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This March break my wife and I took our children to Japan to visit some old friends and get reacquainted…

December 26, 2015 Read more
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Disruptive technologies only keep a few of you up at night, but please read on anyway. I’ll explain what they…

September 19, 2015 Read more
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The Peter Principle states that organizations get hamstrung by promoting people until they’re incompetent. If you’re not incompetent now, you’ll…

June 29, 2015 Read more
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An Unsolicited Pitch For years I’ve been hearing that we have to get our “elevator pitch” perfect. We’ve had consultants…

March 5, 2015 Read more
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My dad made fruit juice for a living and he loved it. One day as we drove down the highway…

December 28, 2014 Read more
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My wife’s book club might be the best club I sort of belong to. I read about every second book…

June 25, 2014 Read more
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I owe this thought to my father and Quartet’s newest employee. My father worked in the food industry for most…

March 31, 2014 Read more
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It’s early December again and again I know what will likely happen. I’ll work way too hard and enjoy the…

December 31, 2013 Read more
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One day my wife called me at work to discuss yet another wild holiday idea and I guess I wasn’t…

September 29, 2013 Read more
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We’ve done something about communication at Quartet that I think you’ll get a kick out of. Our staff wear lapel…

June 28, 2013 Read more
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“The Big Switch” is a book that draws parallels between the electrification of North America and today’s cloud computing trends….

March 22, 2013 Read more
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My daughter and I were at the Leafs game when she made the mistake of asking me about values and…

September 28, 2012 Read more
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We launched Wireless Wolf services in May and argued that by managing mobile devices better, we would allow companies to…

March 7, 2012 Read more
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There are lots of pithy little sayings that summarize adolescent challenges. I’ve written about them before. They apply to people…

September 13, 2011 Read more
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We saw such a surge in special projects over the summer that we ran out of capacity. We have traditionally…

March 20, 2011 Read more