Comstock's magazine 0818 - August 2018 - Page 12

n CONTENTS August 2018 DEPARTMENTS 26 26 28 EVIL HR LADY How should you staff your seasonal business? 88 15 LEADERSHIP by Allison Joy Happy hour is team socializing — but personality assessments lead to team building 16 Ting Sun, executive director of Natomas Charter School, on the role of charter schools in public education TASTE Traditional butcher shops are making a comeback in the Capital Region SPECIAL PROMOTIONAL SECTION How are Property Business Improvement Districts supporting economic growth? 12 CAPITAL REGION CARES The ninth installment of our 23rd annual salute to nonprofits | August 201 8 Energy efficiency is low-hanging fruit to reduce business overhead 18 rsvp 24 worth noting Stockton Installation Dinner | State of the Hospitality Industry Luncheon | Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Graduation | Comstock's Entrepreneur Issue Mixer Buzzword of the Month: Wheelhouse / Readers sound off on social / ICYMI: Last month’s hottest web exclusives 88 snap 90 seed round by Russell Nichols 82 opinion by Steve Oliver DISCOURSE by Daniel Barnes 67 letter from the editor Cannabis microbusiness permits could give small operators a shot at success interview by Rich Ehisen 34 THE USUAL by Suzanne Lucas by Jessica Kriegel 30 30 Sushi savant Chef Billy Ngo dishes up his philosophy on cuisine Meet the founder of Rhombus Systems, our August Founder of the Month