Thanks for making the 40th Annual Meeting so successful
Thank you to all of NACD's Members and Affiliates for a fantastic Annual Meeting. Nearly 600 people joined us as we learned about the latest trends impacting the chemical distribution industry today and the issues that will be of vital importance tomorrow. Click here to access the final attendee lists, speaker presentations and next year's meeting dates/location.
2011 Central Region Dinner
Join us as we ring in the holidays together! We will enjoy a delicious dinner at Catch Thirty Five and hear from a great speaker, too. More
CEF and SOCMA name 2011 Educational Outreach Award winner
CEF and SOCMA are pleased to announce that Strem Chemical, Inc. of Newburyport, Mass., has been selected the 2011 Educational Outreach Award recipient! CEF and SOCMA partnered to create the Educational Outreach Award portion of SOCMA's ChemStewards® Performance Improvement Awards program to honor a SOCMA member company that is working to enhance science education opportunities in their community. More
CEF would like to thank NACD members and affiliates for their generous support of CEF activities at the 2011 Annual Meeting last week. Nothing CEF does is possible without the vital support of our corporate and individual contributors. They, along with countless volunteers who help implement our programs, are giving of their financial support and time as an investment into science education. CEF sincerely thanks you for your support!
5 tips for keeping workers' attention during the holidays
Bloomberg Businessweek Share
Amid holiday travel planning, online shopping and in-office good cheer, it's too easy to let the actual work slide until after the holidays. How can you make employees focus on their responsibilities rather than the tins of vendor-donated holiday treats? This article presents five tips to help managers foster some yuletide fellowship without sinking the departmental-objectives boat. More
A new-and-improved goal-setting process for your business ... and life
American Express Company Share
It's business planning time. Budgets will be slashed, marketing plans will be ambitious and you're going to be stressed. Rejoice: There is a better way to plan. This article shows how you can be touched, moved and inspired by the planning process. More
How to effectively manage young executives
Succession planning is one of the most important aspects of any successful organization. Globalization has increased the competition for young professionals, and the culture within an organization is increasingly becoming the most valued characteristic of any company. I have outlined three steps that every organization can take to develop a deep bench of talented young executives. More