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Annual Meeting is right around the corner — ARE YOU READY?
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With the Annual Meeting fast approaching, NACD would like to remind you about missing meeting registrations, the attendee list, spouse tours/activities, spa and the beach party reception and dinner. More

Responsible Distribution upcoming events
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Take a look at the following events open to all NACD members, affiliates, candidates and others interested in the industry! There is no cost to participate in the webinar. More

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  Chemical Education Foundation (CEF)

Are you interested in science education and attending NACD's Annual Meeting?
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Come find CEF at the meeting! CEF staff members will be in Bonita Springs, Fla., for NACD's Annual Meeting and would love to talk to you about the You Be The Chemist programs and ways to interact with your community in these successful science education programs. CEF staff will have a table in the exhibit area and be at the NACD registration desk. Visit our website for more information about CEF and the You Be The Chemist program.

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Follow CEF on Facebook and Twitter
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Keep up with CEF activities and science education developments by following us on Facebook and/or Twitter! Postings will include important event dates, You Be The Chemist program development and activities, as well as relevant education and science news stories. Links to both can be found by searching "Chemical Educational Foundation" on Facebook or @chem_ed on Twitter. Direct links to both are also found above and on the homepage of the CEF website.

  General Business Interest

Are you more innovative than you think?
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You may be surprised to find many of your products and services conform to the five innovation patterns of Systematic Inventive Thinking. If so, it means your employees are predisposed to use innovation patterns when developing new products. If your company is predisposed to innovation, this article offers five steps to ramp up performance. More

Grow your sales without selling
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Not every business owner is a natural born sales person. There are several very effective strategies that will allow your business to grow without ever having to make a cold call. Some strategies to grow your sales without selling include growing through acquisitions, distribution networks, product extensions and price increases. More

Talent: Our most valuable global currency is managed like a commodity
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The war for talent is back with the slow recovery of the economy. But when people talk about that war, they're talking about new hires. What should corporations do about the talent that already exists? David Wilkins, vice president of research at Taleo — a cloud-based talent management platform — provides insight for improving talent management. More

4 motivation mistakes most leaders make
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When it comes to motivating employees to change, it should be no surprise that leaders who rely on rationality typically spend time and energy on the wrong things, send messages that miss the mark and create frustrating unintended consequences. Yet most do it anyhow. Harvard Business Review has come to understand how leaders can leverage social-science research about decision making to motivate employees more effectively. More

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