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Annual meeting is around the corner — register now!
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Don't miss our opening session, where Jeff Thredgold, author of econAmerica, will provide you with a clear and focused picture of what is happening in the economy and how it affects the future of your finances. His witty advice for breaking the economic cycle is not to be missed! We look forward to celebrating our 40th anniversary with you on Nov. 7-10 in Bonita Springs, Fla. More

'Finding Opportunities That are Real (and Good)!' webinar, Oct. 10, 1-2 p.m. EDT; registration now open
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Two topics that deserve attention from everyone involved with sales from the company president to the people on the customer service desk are "real" and "good." Too often, our sales efforts are focused on opportunities that do not drive the business in the right direction. (And tons of sales time is spent working on pieces of business that are not real.) In this webinar, our facilitator, Joe Ellers, will define not only the type of opportunities that you need to be creating/finding — but also some very simple checks that can be applied to understand if they are real and/or good (for you). More

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New webinar, public warehouses!
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If your organization uses or is considering using public warehouses, make plans to attend this free Responsible Distribution webinar. Mike Lang, vice president, Responsible Distribution, and Roland Perez, compliance manager with International Distribution Corp., will conduct a short presentation followed by a question and answer session. More

Looking to lower your corporate healthcare costs? Talk to our NACD health insurance program experts today
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As you may know, through our partnership with Veritas Risk Services, NACD has been exploring a group medical program designed to reduce your medical insurance costs and increase cost transparency. At the present time, we are working with companies who have more than 50 employees on their company medical plans. More

  General Business Interest

5 things your business should never pay for
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There is a never-ending list of things businesses must purchase in order to grow. It's just a fact, and that fact is exploited by plenty of folks that want to sell you things that may or may not actually propel you towards growth. But there are five things you must do the right way — and that usually means you should never pay for them. More

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Increase your company's productivity with social media
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A growing number of companies talk about the benefits of adopting Web 2.0 tools inside the organization, but the list is short for companies that are using them for increased business results. Unisys, the 138-year old tech firm, has quickly made "going social" part of its culture. This article details how they did it, and how they're using social media tools to become more agile, to share knowledge, and to increase the speed of innovation. More

The importance of proactively managing workplace stress
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Understanding the many causes and triggers of job stress makes it easier for managers to take proactive steps to reduce stress before detrimental consequences occur. Lisa Quast offers six ways to decrease workers' stress. More

Wanna make more money? Make your employees happy
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Wouldn't it be great if you could wave your magic wand and abracadabra, up go sales and profits? If you flunked advanced wizardry, don't worry. Believe it or not, this is a trick for mere mortals. All you have to do is make your employees happy. More

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