Questions & Answers Paul Jones
Q: What was your first job?
A: Shelf stacker at Tesco, I was 15.
Q: What was the first record you bought?
A: Album? No idea, first single was video killed the radio star.
Q: Favourite movie?
Q: What 3 items would you take on a desert island
A: Mmm, the other 3 on the board. Because last time I went away they added HR to my responsibilities
Q: Which celebrity (dead or alive) would you invite for dinner?
A: I’m not really into celebrities, so any celebrity chef and they can cook l
Q: Favourite animal?
Q: What is something you are scared of?
Q: Biggest pet peeve?
A: Bad drivers, particularly on the motorway.
Q: What drives you?
A: The hope that one day I will be able to go where I want when I want.
Q: If you could give your younger self some advice what would it be?
A: Ermmm , I had to have a good think about this one… don’t not do something to please someone else
Q: How would you describe what you do, to new people you meet?
A: I do it the same ay every single time, I say “we sell food ingredients to food manufactures” and give them an example – “you know muller yogurts” same example every time – “you the fruit and gloop in the corner” – and they nod – “well that’s us.”
Q: Biggest life lesson you have learnt?
Q: What time do you get up?
Q: What time do you go to bed?
Q: What do you order at the bar?
Aperol spritz all around
Q: If you could move to another country what would it be?
Q: What Is your favourite meal?
A: Seafood, any sea food
Q: Did you always see yourself as a business owner?
Q: What is your most memorable sale?
A: A tonne of pomegranate that got rejected because it was adulterated, I probably learnt more from that than anything else
Q: Favourite fruit?
Q: What did you want to be as a kid?
A: An accountant , basically Rob laird
Q: One thing someone has said that has stuck with you at work?
A: Sale isn’t a sale, until it has been paid for
Q: When did you start at Uren?
Q: What job did you do?
A: Sales ledger clerk