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Registration open: 2013 Northeast Region Meeting
Registration for the 2013 Northeast Region Meeting is now open. This year’s meeting will be Sept. 23-25 at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court in Baltimore. Our schedule of educational sessions is slated to cover a wide range of topics, including a discussion on cybersecurity and how to maximize safety for your business, strategic planning and more. Tom Searcy of Hunt Big Sales will deliver the keynote presentation, “Manufacture Your Big Deals for Rapid Growth,” where you’ll learn how to implement a fast-growth strategy. Click here to view a sneak peek of what to expect from his presentation. Register Now
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Record number registered for Responsible Distribution Workshop
It’s another record-breaking number signed up for the August Responsible Distribution Workshop! With nearly 120 registered, the workshop on Aug. 20-21 at the Omni Dallas promises to deliver a program that will put your best foot forward in the fifth cycle. You’ll hear from fellow NACD members, our Responsible Distribution mentor, Doug Kutz, our third-party verifiers and more on every issue you need for your upcoming verifications. Act quickly before your seat is taken - Register now!
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Reminder: Member and affiliate dues past due
The deadline for dues submissions for the July 1-June 30 fiscal year for members and affiliates was July 1. Member dues and affiliate fee invoices were mailed to the primary contacts in mid-May. If you or your company have not received an invoice, please contact Valerie Esty at to secure a copy for payment. We highly encourage all members and affiliates to submit their payments as soon as possible.
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Are you on the list?
With a SOLD OUT exhibit hall and attendance numbers at a steady, rapid climb, ChemEdge is shaping up to be one of the best conferences yet. Have you added your name to the list yet? Register now and join your peers Aug. 20-23 at the Omni Dallas. Special this year – the Wednesday opening session will feature the presentation of the Responsible Distribution Excellence Award. This award acknowledges the outstanding performance of a company’s Responsible Distribution program based on the findings of NACD’s two independent verification firms and the Responsible Distribution Committee. View which other events and sessions are on the agenda on our website here. Secure your name on the attendee list and register now!
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NACD to offer ChemEdge 101 webinar for first-time attendees
On Aug. 1, NACD will host a webinar for first-time ChemEdge attendees to introduce them to the conference and share tips and tricks on what to expect and how to make the most of your time there. All first-time attendees will be automatically registered for the webinar. If you are a first-time attendee and have not received an email confirming your registration to the webinar, please contact Caitlin at
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Preparing a family business for the next generation
Bloomberg Businessweek
Baby boomers are reaching retirement age at the rate of 10,000 per day, according to the Pew Research Center. That’s prompting scores of family businesses to be passed down to Gen Xers and millennials. Of course, such transitions are seldom easy, and they can be made more difficult due to generational disconnects. Family business experts share advice on intergenerational family business succession. Their dos and don’ts follow.
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Recruiting a dream team
By Deb Hunt
You should to be recruiting 24/7/365, because it can take months to find the perfect person. You may not need anyone right now and really have no openings, but if you wait to find someone when you need them, it may be too late. You want to always be looking for the dream team, and I promise when the dream person walks in, you will find a place for them. When you continue in this way, you will never feel held hostage because you are always looking and building on your dream team.
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Survey: Businesses benefit from being social media savvy
Small Business Trends
Activity on Facebook, Twitter and other social media is good for your business. At least that’s the opinion of many of your peers. The BRANDfog 2012 CEO, Social Media and Leadership Survey reveals that business leaders who use social media increase their brand’s profile and instill confidence in their leadership.
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10 entrepreneurial lessons in talent management every company should embrace
When Microsoft opened the doors of its Redmond, Wash., “Garage” in 2011, they knew that the idea of a physical space for its engineering employees to experiment with new ideas and innovations could possibly create an idea or two to supplement the company’s massive internal R&D initiatives. Pitched as a program to incubate employee side projects, the Garage was designed as a way of supporting grass-roots innovation by giving employees a place to pursue passion projects that maybe, just maybe, could affect the company’s bottom line.
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Want to be a more effective leader? Start by stepping into your followers' shoes
The Huffington Post
One of the toughest things for anyone to do is to see situations from another's point of view. Yet, it's critical for effective leadership. The most effective form of persuasion starts from the other person's world view and draw them over. Stepping into the other person's shoes enables trust, collaboration and feedback.
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7 qualities of a truly loyal employee
First things first: Where employees are concerned, loyalty has nothing to do with blind obedience, or unthinking devotion or length of tenure. Surprised? Think of it this way. Which employee displays greater loyalty?
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