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Develop an Actionable Corporate Security Program — Attend the Southern Region Lunch, Oct. 10
Become an expert in threat identification and how to incorporate this into your site security plan by attending the Southern Region Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 10 at Pappadeux in The Woodlands, Texas. While enjoying lunch, RJ Hope, Department Manager for Global Security Services at Burns & McDonnell will share his presentation, "Security - Regulatory Requirements are just One Piece." During this presentation, he will discuss security strategies and considerations for the development of an actionable corporate security program. To sign up, please email Donna Thomas at
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Upcoming Webinar: Document and Records Control, Oct. 31
Document and Records Control is the heart of any organization. However, it is one of the Responsible Distribution Codes that our members sometimes struggle with. From noon to 1 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 31, Jim Benning, director of operations at Hubbard-Hall Inc. and the Responsible Distribution Committee chairman, will discuss how to establish and maintain a documented system to control policies, procedures, forms and records to support Responsible Distribution. Please click here to register for this free webinar.
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What is your ethics IQ? Find out at the 42nd Annual Meeting
Are you wondering if you need to increase your ethics IQ? Find out at this year's Annual Meeting! Bruce Weinstein, The Ethics Guy, will lead a breakout session on Wednesday morning, covering how to increase your ethics IQ in every area of your life. You'll examine five simple principles that will strengthen your relationships, promote positive word-of-mouth and help you make the right decisions every time, everywhere. Register now for Nov. 18-21 at the Marco Island Marriott by clicking here.
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Valuable Responsible Distribution resources
When was the last time you checked the Responsible Distribution Resources page? Of course, we have the latest information on the 5th cycle, but did you know that we have more than 50 archived workshop presentations as well as many webinars available to our members? Check it out today!
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Last chance to register for the Western Region Lunch
This is your final chance to sign up for the 2013 Western Region Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct 3. In addition to a networking lunch, John Ulrich from the Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC) will be leading a discussion on the ongoing regulatory changes that affect California and their implications on the rest of the country. Please email Donna Thomas at to sign up.
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Contract Transportation
Amware Logistics provides a variety of transportation management services to keep up with our customers' ever changing needs. For many of our customers, we are involved in local drayage and delivery, management of LTL and TL freight, parcel management, freight brokerage, and contract dedicated fleet management operations.


Past webinar recordings available on the NACD website
Did your busy schedule cause you to miss a webinar, workshop or other NACD event that you wanted to attend? All NACD members have access to conference presentations, webinars and documents from past events on our website. Listed below are a few of our most recent webinars that you may download by clicking the links below, or by visiting our webinar page here.
  • How Will the New White House Chemical Safety and Security Executive Order Impact NACD Members?Download Now
  • Process Safety Management for Chemical Distributors Download Now

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A crisis in leadership
By Michael J. Berens
Leaders must make difficult decisions that are not always popular. They instigate changes that upend people's lives and shift the balances of power and wealth. Are we too close to our time to recognize truly gifted leaders or to fully appreciate the effects of their decisions? Should we not be concerned about the ostensible leadership vacuum? Perhaps. But I suspect there are other forces at play.
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Be a master networker: 5 rules
Some people are remarkably gifted networkers. They love making connections with and for others. They make great eye contact, listen intently and make you feel like you're the very center of their attention (think Bill Clinton). You enjoy meeting them and they leave a lasting positive impression after they're gone. There's not a professional alive today who wouldn’t rather be a great networker — because it's really just about being an excellent communicator and all-around good person and, truly, who wouldn’t want that?
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Millennials will soon rule the world, but how will they lead?
In the last few years there has been a lot of research on millennials and how they're different. But a new topic has now come up: What is their leadership style and how will they lead? The answer to this question is important. Your ability to attract, develop and retain young leaders will make or break your company in the coming years.
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The road to big ideas: Try these simple habits
A lot of what looks like genius from a distance turns out to be careful craftsmanship when you get up close. That's true in high-visibility, public-performance fields like sports, music and literature. Champions fuel their rise to the top with great habits and smart strategies for getting better. How about the world of business?
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