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Learn How to Report Suspicious Activity at the Central Region Meeting
It is top priority for your facilities to remain safe and secure. Do you know when and how to report suspicious activity? Hear directly from the FBI on what you need to look for by signing up for the Central Region Meeting on June 11-13 at the Ritz-Carlton in Cleveland, Ohio. Specialist Brian J. Hayes from the FBI will share an Overview of the WMD Directorate and provide a Central State Threat Brief. Head to the Central Region website to learn more about the program and register today!
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New Blog Post: Stop Railroading the Chemical Industry
On April 30, a coalition of 27 manufacturing, agriculture, energy, and chemical industry groups sent a letter to Reps. John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., urging them to take steps to reform our nation's policies toward rail transportation. NACD signed onto this letter, as a significant portion of our membership relies on rail freight services for their business operations. Read more!
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August Responsible Distribution Workshop Registration Now Open
Reserve your spot today for the August Responsible Distribution Workshop! Preceding ChemEdge on Aug. 19-20 at the Omni Nashville, this workshop will feature sessions on topics such as Risk Mitigation, all new Practices of Excellence, Lessons from the 5th Cycle, and more. Register now!
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Digital Edition of April-June 'Chemical Distributor' Now Available
The digital edition of the April-June issue of the Chemical Distributor is now available for viewing. This quarter's issue features articles on the upcoming U.S. Senate races, an interview with Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., finding that elusive work/life balance and more. Click here to view the latest edition. Please note you will need your members-only username and password.
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Responsible Distribution Resources: Public Warehouse Checklist
Choosing or evaluating a public warehouse? Determine whether this public warehouse has the policies and procedures in place to comply with Responsible Distribution and overall solid operations — see the improved checklist under "Other Useful Information" by clicking here.
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Register Today for the 2014 National You Be The Chemist Challenge®!
Register today to join the Chemical Educational Foundation® and your fellow industry members at the 2014 National You Be The Chemist Challenge® & Celebration Dinner in Philadelphia on June 23!

This year's National Challenge features 30 middle school students from across the country, who will come together under the bright lights of The Kimmel Center to compete for the prestigious title of National Challenge Champion! Following the competition, CEF invites you to celebrate the success of all the participants by attending the National Challenge Celebration Dinner & Award Ceremony at the National Constitution Center.

Registration for both events can be completed online, or you may download a printable version and return it by email or fax (703-527-7747) by June 13. Please contact Molly Snyder with registration and/or accommodation inquiries.

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CEF Leads Hands-On Science Activities at Local STEM Carnival
On May 14, CEF staff members volunteered at the DC Young Professionals Kiwanis club annual spring carnival at the Rita Bright Youth Center. This year's carnival theme was STEM education. CEF ran several chemistry activity stations, helping 150 middle school students learn about polymers by making goofy putty and tie-dye their own t-shirts to discover the property of solubility!

To find out more about how you can get involved in STEM education in your community, contact, or visit the CEF website at

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The Nice Person's Guide to Ruthless Time Management
Most of us fantasize about getting a few extra hours each day. But the truth is that even a dozen extra hours in our day would be of no use to us unless we change our attitude. And if we just change our attitude, 24 hours in a day is more than enough. But how are we to change our attitude? Adopting these mantras is crucial.
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How to Hire People Who Think: Use Games
If you want to recruit people who have knowledge, test their knowledge. If you want to recruit people who have experience, ask for job histories. And if you want to recruit people who can think, watch them think.
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How to Master The Fine Art of Small Talk
Fast Company
Small talk gets a bad reputation. To avoid this allegedly meaningless drivel, people skip networking events. Or, almost as bad, they attend, but talk to the three people they already know. This is shortsighted, says Debra Fine, author of "The Fine Art of Small Talk." Small talk is the appetizer for any relationship," she says, and people like to do business with those with whom they've established common ground. "A good networker is looking to foster relationships and build a community never knowing how that contact can help now or in the future. My motto is 'every conversation is an opportunity for success.'" Here's how to do small talk better.
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Don't Make These 9 Deadly Leadership Mistakes
Being a leader isn't easy, and not every decision you make is going to be a good one. But you can be a more effective leader if you avoid the most common mistakes that bosses make. The good news is that, with just a little bit of work and attention, these mistakes can be avoided and your company can thrive as a result. So avoid these nine deadly leadership mistakes at all cost.
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