February 2007's Best New Products
February's best new food products include a candy and video game fusion from Nestle; shelf-stable chicken breasts from Bumble Bee Foods; flavored oven-roasted peanuts from Diamond Foods Inc,; Newman's Own Organics' breath mints; asian noodles and condiments from Ka-Me; and NutriPals Balanced nutrition bars and drinks from Abbott Laboratories.
Know When to Leave a Project
The unspoken truth about projects is that they all come to an end, according to Dirk Willard in this month's Field Notes column. The key, he says, is knowing when to leave.
Handling Talent Management
A critical shortage of skilled labor threatens many companies. Research shows that companies that excel in developing talent remain at the top of their industry. Learn how to manage your talent.
Nurturing Enthusiasm in the Workplace
Forget about greed, vanity and the other five. One of the deadliest sins facing the corporate world is boredom. Career consultant John McKee suggests ways to inspire your workforce and to maintain a sense of adventure about what you do every day.
Futurists Predict Tasty Trends
Trendspotters Marian Salzman and Ira Matathia tender their predictions for the coming trends in dieting, dining and development.
Well Noted: A Wellness New Year
Editor David Feders shamelessly subjective ramblings on some of the good, the bad and the weird of last years wellness products and stories. Plus: Changes to the magazine for 2007.
Is Noni Juice Worth the Hype?
Noni juice is being promoted with more relentlessness worthy of P. T. Barnum. Its antioxidant capacities are certainly there, but are they worth the high price and dubious flavor profile? Some processors may want to take a "Not in My Back Yard" stance.