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Hit the RESET Button: NAED’s Leadership Development Program

2020 is coming to an end. It’s been a difficult year, and a lot of people can’t wait to hit the reset button and move into 2021.

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New Member Spotlight — Hitachi ABB Power Grids

Hitachi ABB Power Grids recently became an NAED Manufacturing Associate Member. Its global headquarters are located in Switzerland, while its U.S. headquarters are in Raleigh, North Carolina. The manufacturer’s history dates back to the late 1800’s when ...

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written by Tom Guzik

Weatherproof Your Company Using EDI

Though distributors can’t change or control weather that wreaks havoc on the supply chain, such as hurricanes, floods, and lightning strikes, we can minimize the weather’s impact on our daily business processes by using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).

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written by Mark McGready

The Times, They Are a Changin’

Over the next decade, we’re going to see more disruptive change than we’ve seen over the last 30 years – since the fax machine was replaced by email and we all somehow thought it would make us more efficient and free up our time. That change will be a ...

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New Member Spotlight — Mueller Electric Company

NAED would like to welcome one of its newest manufacturer associate members, Mueller Electric Company. Based in Akron, Ohio, this year marks its 112th year in the industry. It, perhaps, is best known as the inventor of the Alligator Clip.

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Seeking Strong Leaders

Now more than ever we need strong industry leaders. Strong leadership is not about having one right way of communicating, behaving, or working with others. It is about taking your own unique strengths and leveraging them in a way that works for you and ...

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written by Rhandi Kuchenmeister

Rhandi Kuchenmeister Discusses Forced Innovation

tED Publisher, Scott Costa, reached out to our former 30 Under 35 award winners to discuss their visions of the future.

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NAED's Electric Industry Post-Election Conference

NAED has decided to host its 2020 Electrical Industry Post-Election Conference on November 10 because the association knew results would not be complete this week.

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written by Mark McGready

The Audacity of Inaction

It’s maybe the most popular response I get when talking with clients: We think this is a great idea but we have so much going on right now that we want to just put things on hold. Maybe we’ll revisit at the end of the year. It’s the "it’s not you, it’s ...

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Election 2020: A Final Look Before the Big Day

During this election cycle, NAED's Government Affairs Office has produced several short videos to help you understand what’s at stake and what could potentially happen in the November 3rd election. In the last video of the series, Ed Orlet, NAED’s Senior ...

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