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New program: Responsible Distribution consultations on Jan. 28 in Houston
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 to sign up for your personal meeting!
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NACD and CEF have moved!
NACD and CEF have moved and are settling in to our new office! Please make sure you change our corporate address in your company records. Our new address is 1560 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100, Arlington VA 22209. Our phone and fax numbers are the same.
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NACD Annual Meeting Digital Review now available
Each year, ICIS presents a digital magazine with an interactive review of our Annual Meeting. The review of the 2013 Annual Meeting in Marco Island, Fla., is now available and includes video interviews with attendees and speakers, as well as photographic coverage of the proceedings. To view the digital interactive, please click here.
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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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Help us highlight industry at work
NACD's new offices will feature a number of 20x30 photo frames we hope to fill with photos of our members and industry in action. If you have a high resolution JPEG that you would be willing to share with NACD and have us print and display in our office and/or use in future publications, please email Caitlin at by early January. We hope to rotate photos periodically, so please feel free to send throughout the year in addition to the January deadline.
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CEF is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014!
The Chemical Educational Foundation® (CEF) is excited to announce that in 2014, we will be celebrating our 25th anniversary as an organization! Additionally, the 2013-2014 cycle marks the 10th year of the You Be The Chemist® (YBTC) Challenge program, an interactive academic competition that engages fifth- through eighth-grade students (and their communities) in learning about important chemistry concepts, scientific discoveries and laboratory safety.

For more information about CEF or the YBTC Challenge, visit our website or our Facebook page.

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5 tips for successful performance evaluations
By D. Albert Brannen
Performance evaluation programs can be immensely beneficial to employers. They can help management improve employee performance and adjust staff expectations. However, if done improperly, performance evaluations can create more legal liability than they help to avoid. This article lists five critical tips for making sure your performance evaluation system is on the right track.
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Articulate leadership no guarantee for effective organizational communication
By Mike Wokasch
As a society, we admire, applaud and follow articulate people who help us understand, who inspire us and who project a future of possibilities that sound better than what we have today. This skill is essential for helping a group or organization identify "what could be" while aligning people and their beliefs to work toward a common goal. Articulate leaders can also verbally resolve differences, dispel untruths and keep the naysayer at bay. So why do they sometimes struggle to get anything done?
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Steps to finding your next top performer
"Average" employees are costing your company more money than you think. While some of these employees might have left on their own accord in the past, today they're toughing it out — and inadvertently restricting your company's performance instead of elevating it.
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4 ways to prepare your business for 2014
With the year starting to wind down, it is important that business owners are prepared for any dangers and risks that may lie ahead. Judy Coblentz, chief underwriting officer at small business insurance provider Travelers Small Commercial, said this is the perfect time for business owners to evaluate their business to ensure they are properly prepared for any unforeseen circumstances that could arise in 2014.
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8 steps to having wildly productive mornings
You'll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few. According to a report from the World Health Organization, the average life expectancy in the United States is 79 years old. Most people in wealthy nations are hovering around the 80-year mark. Here are eight strategies that will help you get the most out of your morning.
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Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    7 ways to increase employee satisfaction without giving a raise (Forbes)
In case you missed it: Annual Meeting presentations posted online (NACD)
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What to make of those annual forecasts (By Michael J. Berens)

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