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Northeast Region Meeting — 2 weeks away, Sales and compensation focus
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Sales and marketing excellence is what we all strive for in our operations. To get there you need top-notch employees, making compensation an important issue to your bottom line. Good compensation packages help attract and retain good employees. Join us Sept. 21-23 in Galloway, N.J., to hear from a variety of speakers on hiring, sales paradigms, compensation and benefits and more. In addition, we will share the stories of our recent experiences in the storms of late. More

Important NACD poll on Toxic Substances Control Act reform
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Congress and the EPA are considering significant changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act. Importers of chemicals could be significantly impacted by these proposals. In order for NACD to effectively represent you in Washington, we are collecting anonymous data about the number of NACD member companies that import. More

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Call for nominations — NACD 2011 Distributor of the Year award
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Please nominate a chemical distributor who deserves the special recognition of being named NACD Distributor of the Year for 2011 — for their leadership and achievement in the industry. More

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8 reasons your employees don't care
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Employees don't automatically perform at higher levels if wages are higher because commitment, dedication, and motivation are not based on pay. No matter how high the salary, if you treat employees poorly they won't care — about their jobs or your business. More

How to fix the 10 worst things about owning a business
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Most of the time, being a small business owner is one of the many fulfilling experiences in the world. However, having your own business has many frustrations that are out of your control. This article details the top 10 worst things about owning a business and how to fix them. More

5 quick ways to organize a presentation
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At the heart of a successful presentation is a clear structure. Which one should you use? The best structure for what you're trying to do depends on the nature of your talk. Following are five possible situations in the organizational world for which you might be called upon to present; pick the one that best suits your actual situation. More

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The 3 secrets to extremely loyal employees
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In the business world there is always a lot of talk about the importance of customer loyalty. But employee loyalty is every bit as important. Many people overlook the importance of employee, but to do so can be detrimental to your business. If you have not considered the issue before, there is no better time than now. More

Why you should go on a short social media marketing diet
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A business's myriad social media efforts may pay off — yet too much focus on social media marketing may cause it to lose sight of the marketing that really works. For some businesses it's a mention in a local paper; for others it's a direct mail campaign; for others it's establishing connections and partnerships with key players in the industry. Take a step back — what generates or would generate the best results? More

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