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NACD Adds New Talent to Legislative Affairs Team
On Monday, NACD welcomed Mandy Gunasekara as the new senior director of legislative affairs. Mandy brings a wealth of experience on Capitol Hill, cultivating relationships with congressional stakeholders, as well as proven leadership skills to advance NACD's legislative activities in the future. In September, Doug Leigh joined NACD's legislative team as policy coordinator, supporting NACD's congressional outreach activities.
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Upcoming Webinar: Understanding EPA's Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Regulations to Stay Compliant
Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), chemical distributors that generate, transport, or dispose of hazardous waste must follow EPA's strict standards and procedures for the handling, storage, treatment and disposal of these materials. On Thursday, Dec. 4, at noon, Scott Perkins, senior consultant for MMA Environmental, will review RCRA's prescriptive practices regulating hazardous waste generated, transported, abandoned and disposed. Register now!
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Fine Tune Your Leadership and Management Skills with Duke University
Whether you're a new manager just starting out, a division head ready to lead a business unit, or a CEO expanding globally, there is always room to hone your leadership and management skills further. In collaboration with Duke University, NACD is offering two robust educational programs in 2015: the Duke Leadership Program and the Duke Management Program. These multi-day courses, featuring lecture, discussion and experiential exercises, are designed to tap into your intuitive leadership and management skills to further your company's strategic goals. Each program offers multiple course date options. Select the dates that work best for you and register today! For more information on these programs, please contact Matt Glaser at mglaser@nacd.com.
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New Webinar Recording: Carrier Selection: An Inside Look
Were you unable to attend last week's Responsible Distribution webinar, Carrier Selection: An Inside Look? You're in luck – the recording and presentation slides are now available for download on the Responsible Distribution Resources page. To download, please login, click on the "Webinars" tab, and select "Code III: Carrier Selection and Private Fleet."
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Reserve Ad Space in the 2015 NACD Membership Directory
We are now accepting reservations for ad space in the 2015 NACD Membership Directory. The annual Membership Directory is mailed to every NACD member and affiliate, including related industry associations, and is the perfect opportunity to keep your name and services in front of the membership all year long. Reserve your spot now – NACD members and affiliates will receive a 20 percent discounted rate!
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CHEMICAL EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION (CEF)


Come Find CEF at NACD's Annual Meeting!
Are you interested in reaching out to members of your community in support of science education? Come find the Chemical Educational Foundation® (CEF) staff at NACD's Annual Meeting and find out more about our You Be The Chemist® programs. We would love to share ways your business can become a part of improving U.S. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education!

CEF will have a table near the sign-in table, and CEF staff will be present on the golf course and at receptions throughout the week. We look forward to seeing you there!

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A.G. Layne Sponsors Professional Development Workshop for Scottsdale Teachers
On Nov. 19, the Chemical Educational Foundation® (CEF) will hold an educational workshop for K-8 educators in Scottsdale, Arizona. Through CEF's You Be The Chemist® Essential Elements program, workshop participants will gain valuable experience with hands-on, interactive teaching methods to help students fall in love with chemistry at a young age. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of A.G. Layne Inc., attendees will receive a flash drive pre-loaded with CEF's award-winning You Be The Chemist® Activity Guides: Lesson Plans for Making Chemistry Fun, other fun educational giveaways, and continuing education credit for their participation.

CEF's Essential Elements workshops have received overwhelmingly positive feedback over the past three years. To find out more about the program, visit our website or contact essential.elements@chemed.org!

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  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Tote, ISO, Offshore Tank Container Sales & Rental

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GENERAL BUSINESS INTEREST


How to Recruit A Multi-Generational Workforce
TalentCircles
Harnessing the strength of a multi-generational workforce is powerful and provides a distinct advantage for your company. The step that comes before that, though, is recruiting a multi-generational workforce. We're seeing a huge shift in the how, when and even why we engage job seekers and it's largely due to changing demographics.
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What's the Big Deal About Motivation?
By Anne Rose
Thousands of books have been written about motivation. It's a popular subject for seminar presenters, talk-show hosts and magazine columnists. Researchers study and publish scholarly articles on the subject. So what's the big deal? Why does the subject of motivation merit this amount of attention? Because it's crucial to a successful organization. Motivation spurs your staff to action. It inspires them to perform above minimum expectations. But what is the best way to achieve it?
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What Can Businesses Learn from Expert Poker Players?
Forbes
The worlds of business and poker are more closely aligned than you think. Many of the qualities that create consistent pot winners also help to build entrepreneurial success stories. Here, a mixture of expert card sharps and business people with proven track records share their secrets on how you can become a consistent winner.
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13 Leadership Tips that Lead to Fast Growth
Inc.
Leadership development is critical for growing companies. Leaders point the team in the right direction and inspire followers to be productive and engaged with the mission.
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