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Table of Contents:

  • Millennials in Distribution: No Magic in US LUMBERs Strategy
  • Commentary: Winter is Coming or is It?
  • 10 Tips to Successfully Recruit Millennials
  • Differentiate by Inspiring, Motivating, Leading
  • Market Snapshot: Market Demand for Adhesives and Sealants
  • MDM News Digest 4719

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Differentiate by Inspiring, Motivating, Leading

The NIBA/PTDA 2017 Joint Industry Summit, held last month in Hollywood, FL, featured three keynote speakers sharing their experiences around inspiration, motivation and leadership.

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  • Inspiration from John O’Leary
  • Motivation from Molly Fletcher
  • Leadership from Alan Beaulieu

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  • Millennials in Distribution: Culture Trumps Everything
  • Endgame Strategy: A Must for Distributors
  • Commentary: Best Practices for Recruiting Millennials

10 Tips to Successfully Recruit Millennials

As millennials compose more and more of the workforce, here are 10 tips for how distributors can better integrate the next generation into their companies, based on MDMs reporting over the last few years.

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  • Endgame Strategy: A Must for Distributors
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Commentary: Winter is Coming – or is It?

The latest forecast from ITR Economics is that the Industrial Production Index will peak in February and then slowly taper the rest of the year, dropping more sharply in 2019. In light of whats coming, ITRs Alan Beaulieu delivered an important message at the NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit now, more than ever, is the time for strong leadership and investing in your business.

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  • Endgame Strategy: A Must for Distributors
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Millennials in Distribution: ‘No Magic’ in US LUMBER’s Strategy

This article examines the strategic decision by Atlanta, GA-based U.S. LUMBER to focus recruiting and development efforts on the millennial generation after the Great Recession.

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  • Bringing the past to the present
  • Doing more ≠ promotion
  • U.S. LUMBER’s Core Values and Purpose

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