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Network and learn at an NACD luncheon this October
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Connect with your fellow NACD members and learn more about an important industry topic at an NACD regional lunch this October. The Central and Southern regions are hosting luncheons in Chicago and Atlanta, respectively – see below to learn more and register now!
  • Central: Oct. 25, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.; InterContinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel, Chicago
    • Speaker: Doug Truax, Veritas Risk Services on the current state of healthcare in the United States and how it impacts your business.
  • Southern: Oct. 30, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.; Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport/Millennium Center, Atlanta
    • Speaker: Dr. Susan Shelnutt, R.Ph., Ph.D., Senior Toxicologist, Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, LLC, on crisis communication

Learn the 'Five Pillars of Leadership' at the annual meeting, Nov. 26-29, San Diego
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The success of your business depends on getting the most out of your employees. Join Commander Kirk Lippold, U.S. Navy (Ret.) in Thursday's mid-day general session as he shares his "Five Pillars of Leadership," the framework he developed to bring the best out of your workforce: integrity, vision, personal responsibility and accountability, trust and professional competence. You won't want to miss this and more at the Annual Meeting, held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt from Nov. 26-29. Register now. More

Continuous GHS Labels On Demand
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NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence/McGladrey Monitor shows cautious optimism among middle-market distributors
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On Sept. 13, the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence and McGladrey released a new Distribution Monitor report on current conditions impacting distribution in the supply chain. According to their press release, the findings show that middle-market distributors are growing, but are cautiously optimistic in light of the U.S. and European economies, as well as a number of other factors. To read the complete 2012 Distribution Monitor report, please click here.

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  • Show off your Responsible Distribution verification — Shop in the NACD brand store
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    Are you interested in displaying your membership with NACD and your company's Responsible Distribution verification? The NACD Brand Store offers a number of items to do just that, including mousepads, water bottles and even a Responsible Distribution flag to hang outside your facility! To visit the NACD brand store, please click here.

      Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF)

    CEF to attend 2nd annual Celebrate Science Indiana event
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    The Chemical Educational Foundation® will be participating in the second annual Celebrate Science Indiana event held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 6, in Indianapolis! CEF is excited to attend this event for the second consecutive year and help students to become chemists for a day! CEF staff will be on-hand conducting several hands-on activities and discussing CEF's exciting and educational You Be The Chemist® programs! Admission to Celebrate Science Indiana is FREE. Further information can be found on the event website.

    4th edition You Be The Chemist Activity Guides coming soon!
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    The Chemical Educational Foundation® is preparing to release its new Fourth Edition You Be The Chemist Activity Guides: Lesson Plans for Making Chemistry Fun! next week! The Fourth Edition Activity Guides feature nearly 1,000 pages of lesson plans, expanded science content, activity sheets, study materials and more! The guides will available for free online and will also be able be available for purchase as flash drives.

    CEF is currently accepting pre-orders for the Fourth Edition flash drives, here!

    Keep up to date with the release by visiting the CEF website and Facebook page!

      General Business Interest

    Chief executives are now chief influencers
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    There is finally room at the top for a new word: "Influencer." In most industries, we've long ago moved away from the stereotypical existence of a boss who is a cigar-chomping, hard-charging guy in suspenders barking out orders to everyone within sight. More

    8 essential tips for busy entrepreneurs
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    Serials entrepreneurs know running a small business is hard work, but there are lots of things you can do to make your life a little easier and increase your chances of success. Here are eight that can help. More

    Warning: Your employees are listening
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    As senior executives, it can be easy for us to forget that people listen to us differently than they listen to their peers — or than they listened to us when we weren't their boss, or their boss's boss. A key lesson is that when you are a senior person in an organization, it's critical for you to recognize the impact of your communication in order to avoid creating unintended consequences. More

    5 critical roles every leader must master
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    Assuming managers support employees who sustain their managers, what does this mutually beneficial relationship look like? What are the leadership roles that will build the careers of both managers and their people? To all bosses current and future, here are five critical roles to master. More


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