ASA Insights
May. 26, 2016

Your Chance to Take Action on New Overtime Rule
American Supply Association
With the overtime rule officially published on Monday, the time is now to let Washington know your concerns. With a few clicks of a button, you and your firm’s team can send your members of Congress a letter and email NOW calling on them to support legislation putting a stop to this coming rule. Don’t give them an opportunity to say “I’m not hearing from anybody”; contact them today and ask them to take a stand for small business! More

FREE Overtime Webinars Begin TODAY
American Supply Association
Knowing the gravity of the overtime rule and its impact on millions of stakeholders, the Department of Labor will be offering a series of informational webinars to help business owners as they continue making preparations for December 1. Starting today, Thursday, May 26, each webinar will be held at 1:00 – 2:30 EST and will be offered May 26, June 2 and June 9. Don’t delay, REGISTER TODAY.More

How Will You Attract the Best Millennials to Your Sales Team?
American Supply Association
What percentage of your current sales team will you lose over the next five to seven years due to retirement or health issues? How are you preparing your organization and management team to best utilize this critical influx of new talent and opportunity? At NETWORK2016 on Thursday, September 29 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, learn how a different leadership philosophy and approach can maximize your next generation sales team. Jim Pancero, a leading go-to sales strategist for more than 30 years in more than 80 different industries, will share different techniques that he has used to influence and guide sales professionals to increase their market share. CLICK HERE for a sneak preview of what Jim will discuss during his education session presentation. REGISTER NOW for your final chance to save on the early-bird registration rate extended until tomorrow, Friday, May 27.More

What Can Our Industry Learn from the Founder of ESPN?
Wholesalers Association of the North East
Bill Rasmussen’s entrepreneurial daring, his irrepressible enthusiasm and a dash of good luck gave the world the first 24-hour sports television network. Born out of adversity, his brainstorm became the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Rasmussen is the founder of ESPN and will be providing the capstone presentation at WANE’s 2016 Executive Leadership Conference June 15-17 in Mystic, CT. Unleashed upon sports fans nearly 40 years ago, ESPN’s impact forever changed the face of sports and the way we all watch television today. A lifelong entrepreneur, Rasmussen’s innovations in advertising, sports and broadcasting are many having been at the helm of numerous startup companies both in traditional media and on the internet. REGISTER NOWMore

Disrupt the Status Quo! Sign Up to Get Your ASA Member Innovation Catalyst Kit Today
American Supply Association
ASA and UnleashWD are currently partnering to offer ASA members instant access to their own Innovation Catalyst Kit. Each kit comes with an “Innovation Manifesto” (printable wall poster that reminds you disrupting the status quo is the path to your meaningful, productive future), and 3 dynamic short videos from NETWORK2016 General Session and Education Session presenter Dirk Beveridge of UnleashWD entitled “Driving Change, Transformation and Innovation in the Age of Disruption”, “What You Stand for and Believe in Determines Your Future” and “The Innovative Distributor Model – Creating Sustainability and Relevancy." More

Read the Latest from Morris Beschloss on USA Today
American Supply Association
This week's news: Has 'Glut' Become a Permanent Economic Fixture? (The Desert Sun)

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