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On Saturday, June 17, readers of the  USA Today were treated to a snapshot of information about bed bugs on the cover of the newspaper!

If you are interested in helping us increase consumer awareness of the value of professional pest control services, please contact Cindy Mannes.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=447746&issueID=55539 to view the full article online.

 
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Do you know a company owner who has demonstrated leadership through his or her dedication and contribution to the good of their community?  Maybe they offer complimentary pest control for at risk environments or raise funds for the community through organized events.  Let’s get them the recognition they deserve! Please complete the nomination form. All nominations are due June 30, 2017 and will be awarded at NPMA’s  Academy in July. 

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=447750&issueID=55539 to view the full article online.

 
 
   

Your digital edition of PestWorld – July/August 2017 is available now!

PestWorld, NPMA's bi-monthly magazine, offers an in-depth look at industry trends. Regular columns include a look at innovative business practices in the industry, regulatory updates, and sales and marketing opportunities.

Additionally, check out our  PestWorld magazine website, where you'll find current and archived articles - as well as exclusive online only content!

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=447749&issueID=55539 to view the full article online.

 
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New Members
Member Benefit Highlight
Nissan presents NPMA members with an exclusive program that makes NPMA members and Partners eligible to purchase a new Nissan or Infiniti vehicle using exclusive incentives established by Nissan for NPMA. 

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/pdf/2017_Franchisee_handout_for_NPMA.pdf to view the full article online.

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NPMA Education and Events
Early bird registration for Academy ends on June 23! To be held July 19-21 at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, Academy is a unique opportunity designed to advance the professional and business development of the industry's current and future leaders in a fun, interactive environment. Click here for more details and registration. 

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=447758&issueID=55539 to view the full article online.

 

Join us July 27-29 for the 2017 Carolinas/Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC for a quality educational program covering both management and technical topics relevant to the Mid-Atlantic region. NPMA has requested recertification credits from GA, MD, NC, SC, TN and VA. Additionally, you will not want to miss the array of social functions scheduled, including a Summer Conference Beach Bash and a BBQ by the pool! 

Click here for more details and registration.

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Weekly Headlines
Newsweek
California officials have warned Long Beach residents that they have detected mosquitoes that can carry the Zika virus in the city for the first time ever.

Visit http://www.newsweek.com/zika-virus-long-beach-microcephaly-aedes-aegypti-mosquito-627482 to view the full article online.

Live Science
A fungus worthy of its own horror film is on the loose, taking over the bodies of goldenrod soldier beetles and turning them into contagious zombies that can infect their beetle brethren, a new study finds.

Visit https://www.livescience.com/59493-fungus-turns-beetle-into-zombie.html to view the full article online.

Infection Control Today
In a survey conducted by researchers at the University of Kentucky, just 35 percent of US business travelers and 28 percent of leisure travelers could correctly identify the bed bug.

Visit http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2017/06/bed-bug-awareness-is-poor-among-us-travelers-but-reactions-are-strong.aspx to view the full article online.

U.S. News & World Report
State agricultural officials say an insect that's killed millions of ash trees has been found in five more Iowa counties, bringing the total to 50.

Visit https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/iowa/articles/2017-06-15/ash-tree-killing-insect-found-in-5-more-iowa-counties to view the full article online.

Bangor Daily News
The past three years have been the planet’s hottest on record, and it is in this changing climate that many pests thrive, negatively affecting human health.

Visit http://bangordailynews.com/2017/06/19/health/as-rodent-populations-grow-ticks-and-lyme-disease-are-coming-indoors/ to view the full article online.

For your Business
Entrepreneur
Every change initiative is unique, but the truths about making change succeed are, by and large, the same.

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Your Thought Partner
Feedback helps all of us be better, recognize blind spots, know what to keep doing that’s effective, and helps build relationships with those who give us the gift of feedback.

Visit http://www.yourthoughtpartner.com/blog/bid/23117/the-four-fs-of-feedback to view the full article online.

Inc.
Chip Bergh, chief executive of Levi Strauss & Co., shares some great insights on his leadership style. But one trait really stands out.

Visit https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/how-can-you-tell-someone-has-true-leadership-skills-look-for-this-1-rare-sign.html to view the full article online.

Rapid Start Leadership
Whether it’s your first leadership position or your fifty-first, taking over can be a challenging business. One key to success? Don’t start out by answering questions; start by asking them.

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Forbes
In today’s column I’ll share the #1 reason leadership development programs fail, and give you 20 things to focus on to ensure yours doesn’t become another casualty.

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikemyatt/2012/12/19/the-1-reason-leadership-development-fails/#5b7814eb6522 to view the full article online.

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Rabid Start Leadership
Whether it’s your first leadership position or your fifty-first, taking over can be a challenging business. One key to success? Don’t start out by answering questions; start by asking them.

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Forbes
You are juggling a full slate of work, coaching your team, and driving to tight deadlines. Then you get the call. It’s yet another request for your help from an important collaborator — your boss, a critical cross-functional partner, or an internal or external customer. The request is, as usual, urgent and important. It’s also a meaningful amount of work and the quality matters. Now what?

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Philly.com
Bed bugs were rare in the United States from 1930 to about 1980. Since 1980, most U.S. cities and even many small towns have become infested with bed bugs with the rate of bedbugs doubling every five years or so.

Visit http://www.philly.com/philly/health/kids-families/The-bedbug-crisis-Yes-its-real.html to view the full article online.

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