According to Inc.com, there are ten reasons why it’s important to create a happy workplace. For one thing, the article points out, happiness is contagious and can spread throughout an entire company. And, here another benefit: happy employees also tend to be the most successful ones. People who enjoy their work are “more productive, happier, and more successful. This increases self-confidence and inspires greater performance and greater success for both employee and employers.”
From ancient times to modern ones, wisdom across the ages from around the globe has highlighted the importance of food as medicine.
As part of Roots 2017, women in prominent positions in the culinary world shared their experiences, insights and philosophies in “She Will Rise: The Challenges and Rewards of Being a Female Leader.”
Innovation. It’s a close cousin of creativity and invention but, from an economic perspective, an innovative improvement must also connect with and serve the end user. In the culinary world, it’s crucial to get the foundation – the nuts and bolts – right. If you don’t, nothing else really matters, including innovations with amazing potential.
At Roots 2017: Innovate, the keynote speaker of this year’s culinary conference – the distinguished Dr. Tim Ryan, president of the Culinary Institute of America – gave an incredibly insightful look into the nature of creativity and the spectrum of creativity, along with seven practical tools to help enhance each attendee’s individual sense of creativity.