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Responsible Distribution consultations available on Jan. 28
Just Announced! Need help or just need to figure out how to get started with document verification? Doug Kutz, the Responsible Distribution Mentor, and Mike Lang will be in Houston on Jan. 28 and will roll up their sleeves to work with you! Please note that this is not a Responsible Distribution workshop but rather a brand new, one-on-one event. Contact Mike at for details!
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Increase your exposure all year long — advertise in the 2014 NACD Membership Directory
Put your company's name in front of NACD members all year long by advertising in the 2014 Membership Directory! The NACD Membership Directory is sent to more than 750 executives and staff of more than 400 member, affiliate companies and related industry associations — increase your company's exposure in the industry by reserving space NOW. Click here to view pricing and reserve now.
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Become an expert on OSHA inspections at the one-day workshop in Maryland
Learn everything you need to know about OSHA inspections from an OSHA and NACD perspective by attending the last 2013 one-day workshop from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 12. Hosted by Tilley Chemical Co. Inc. at their Belcamp, Md., facility, this special workshop will also feature sessions on emergency preparedness, Codes IV and XIII and a tour of the Tilley Chemical facility! Act now and reserve your spot by clicking here.
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2014 NACD Membership Directory Update Sheets mailed this week
Be on the lookout — the 2014 NACD Membership Directory Update Sheets were mailed to primary contacts of all members and affiliates. These update sheets are critically important to NACD — they keep our records accurate and provide you the correct information you need about your fellow members. The sheets will be due back to NACD by mid-January — please make sure you complete and return your forms as soon as possible.
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Train your team at the 2014 University of Industrial Distribution, March 9-12 in Indianapolis
Join your fellow industry colleagues, leading faculty, distribution consultants and industry experts at the University of Industrial Distribution from March 9-12 at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis. The four-day program has more than 30 full-day and half-day courses to choose from based on your needs and interests within the industrial wholesale distribution industry. If you are looking to improve personal performance and your company's bottom line, this educational program is one you don't want to miss. For more information on the program and how to register, check out our UID brochure here.
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You Be The Chemist® Activity Guides Receive Teacher's Choice Award!
CEF is excited to announce that our fourth edition You Be The Chemist® (YBTC) Activity Guides have been selected by Learning® Magazine for a Teacher's Choice Award in the Classroom category. The Teacher's Choice Awards program is one of the most recognized and prestigious awards in the educational market, and the only awards program that is exclusively judged by teachers in the classroom!

A long-time educator favorite, the YBTC Activity Guides are a must have for those who are looking for ways to effectively introduce important science concepts through hands-on activities. You can download the Fourth Edition Activity Guides for free from the CEF website.

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CEF will be at NACD's Annual Meeting
NACD's Annual Meeting is a great time to meet members of the CEF staff, pick up some of our promotional materials and find out more about any of the You Be The Chemist® programs. CEF will have a table near the registration 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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Pro presentation tips: Secrets to winning the room
You've done the work, you've put in your time, you know your stuff — but before you open your mouth to give the presentation you've prepared so intently, you've been judged. It's human nature: Our brains are wired to take in all available information and draw instant conclusions. Which means that everything you do — how you walk into a room, carry yourself and use gestures — makes an impression that has nothing to do with what you actually know.
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How to spot truly excellent employees
Do you know an excellent employee when you see one? If you've ever thought your marketing, sales or product managers have been a waste of money, chances are you didn't have an excellent lead in each of those roles, says Hunter Walk, a partner at seed stage venture fund Homebrew.
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6 steps to becoming a master networker
When there's only so much time in the day, it's easy to overlook the value of building and maintaining your professional relationships. But being stressed and busy is no excuse. Relationships take effort, of course, but throughout my career, I’ve constantly been reminded that my success is dependent on the strength of my network, Stephen Key writes. You really can't do it all alone!
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Steps to achieving a work-life balance
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Somewhere in between dreaming about a four-hour workweek and the reality that you're becoming a 24/7 workaholic is an elusive notion called work-life balance. Contrary to popular belief, achieving some sort of balance between work and play is achievable. You actually have more control over it than you think if you know how to go about it.
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