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Northeast Region Meeting to Feature Area Threat Brief from FBI Specialist
Are you interested in the current threat status in the Northeast Region? Then register for the Northeast Region Meeting. FBI Specialist Brian J. Hayes will provide an overview of the WMD Directorate as well as a Northeast State threat brief on Tuesday afternoon. This is just one of the many educational sessions scheduled for this year's meeting. Join us Sept. 22-24 at the Seaview Hotel in Galloway, New Jersey. Register Now!
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Upcoming Webinar — Hands on Experience with CFATS Authorization Inspection (AI) Preparation
Please join NACD for the next Regulatory Webinar at noon EDT on Thursday, Aug. 28 — "Hands on Experience with CFATS Authorization Inspection (AI) Preparation and When is the Alternate Security Program (ASP) a Good Choice?" As the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) aggressively pursues approving chemical facility Site Security Plans (SSPs), lower-tiered facilities are hearing from their DHS Inspectors, some for the first time in years. Drawing from his experiences with client AIs and interaction with DHS inspectors, Mike Saad of NACD Regulatory Compliance Preferred Provider Huffmaster will present lessons learned and recommendations to help you through your authorization inspection.
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New Website Tip: Responsible Distribution Resources
Over the last few weeks, you may have noticed the NACD website looks a bit different. The new nacd.com is a clean and more user-friendly site to help you get to the resources you need faster. On the new Responsible Distribution resources page, we've organized documents, webinars and workshop presentations by Code. To access them, click the tabs at the top of the Responsible Distribution Resources webpage to view each type of resource. Simply click the Code you need to view the resources available to you. Check it out at www.nacd.com/rd/resources.
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Learn How to Achieve Your Personal and Professional Goals at the Annual Meeting
Are you looking for new ways to achieve your goals? Hear from Mike Ditka, legendary NFL coach, player and commentator as he highlights the key characteristics people need to achieve their personal and professional goals in his session ACE: Attitude, Character and Enthusiasm at this year's Annual Meeting on Nov. 17-21 at the Westin Kierland in Scottsdale, Arizona. With his firsthand experience, clear illustrations and humorous anecdotes, he will show why he is considered one of the most engaging speakers in all of the NFL. Register today — this opening keynote will be one you don't want to miss!
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Navigate Responsible Distribution Code II with Webb Chemical's Melisa Baker
Responsible Distribution's Code II, Compliance Review and Training, is more important now than ever before within the chemical distribution industry. Join Melisa Baker of Webb Chemical Service Corporation and Mike Lang, NACD vice president, Responsible Distribution, for a complimentary webinar at noon EDT on Thursday, Sept. 4, as they show you how to navigate through Code II. Attendees will learn how to obtain increased senior management support for compliance training, enhance the organization's compliance review and training program, better prepare their organization's Responsible Distribution program, and more. Register Now!
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CEF Is Looking Forward To Seeing You At ChemEdge!
The Chemical Educational Foundation® (CEF) is coming to ChemEdge! CEF staff will be exhibiting with NACD at the Expo on Wednesday and Thursday. This is a great time to meet members of the CEF staff, pick up some of our promotional materials, and find out more about any of the You Be The Chemist® programs. We look forward to seeing you there!
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INDUSTRY NEWS


The Dangers Of Complacent Leadership
Forbes
Leadership is in danger; complacency is becoming the new normal. With the mounting pressure and demands of change management, leaders must carefully pick and choose their battles. In their efforts to propel action and secure the required investments, many grow frustrated as measureable progress towards moving the conversation forward gets caught in the corporate noise that surrounds them. More than ever, leadership has become an exercise in survival of the fittest — and as a consequence, those leaders who have grown more complacent, are finding it difficult to maintain their competitive edge and thought-leadership footing.
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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Underdogs
Inc.
New Yorker staff writer and best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell talks to Inc.'s Issie Lapowsky about business lessons from his latest book, "David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants".
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9 Ways To Manage Underperforming Employees
Entrepreneur
Disengaged, unfocused and underperforming employees can sap the life from any business. Managed correctly, employees can become a startup's greatest asset. If they're managed poorly, they can pull a company under. Astute business managers recognize that employee behavior is not the sole responsibility of the individual staffer, but rather something that both parties need to work on together.
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NeuraLabel 500e is an SAP Partner, GLM integrated solution for GHS/DOT/WHIMS compliant drum labels. With NeuraLabel 500e’s 4-color, on-demand labeling and global label management integration, you can ensure you properly label materials, increase your operational flexibility and eliminate inventories. www.drumlabelprinter.com
 


Branding the Small Business — Do More with What You Have
LinkedIn
While big companies pay massive salaries to their brand managers to pilot messages to target audiences, small businesses can use the same techniques with even more powerful results.
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7 Proven Ways To Genuinely Connect With Your Employees
Inc.
Communicating openly with your employees, recognizing them for good work, and giving them room to grow will vastly improve their engagement and your company's bottom line.
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