TAG: Seth Jones

Managing those ‘that’s not my job’ employees

April 4, 2014By

This column’s headline is a phrase I’ve cringed at since my first experience as a manager. For several years, starting at age 17, I supervised a staff of about 10 other teenagers at a time as a Dairy Queen shift manager. I’d started working there three years earlier. It was my first job and, as such, it was my introductory... read more

RISE meeting looks to the future

August 28, 2013By

Futurist Jack Uldrich advises pesticide association of major changes on the way; pollinator label a major topic of discussion. Be prepared to unlearn basic things you know, because the future is here and with it will come leaps in such things as nanotechnology, robotics, gene sequencing and computer processing power. So says Jack Uldrich, futurist, best-selling author and keynote speaker... read more