Tory Dawson

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Grappling With Conflict in the Workplace

By |2019-03-12T14:24:38+00:00September 19th, 2017|Blog, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

There’s always talk of leadership in the workplace as if it’s this mystical cure all that magically unifies your workforce. The truth is leadership requires a very specific skill, conflict resolution to be precise. Your effectiveness as a leader directly relates to your ability to identify, address, and resolve conflicts between the groups following your

Mental Wellness in the Workplace

By |2019-03-12T14:25:02+00:00August 28th, 2017|Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Timekeeping, Transportation, Utilities|

It’s a pretty safe bet to say that we spend a lot of time at work. Many professionals spend 40 hours a week working (some much more than that). Regardless of the amount of time you spend on the clock, stress and mental strain can be expected on the job. If that stress goes unchecked

The Do’s and Don’ts of Politics in the Workplace

By |2019-03-12T14:27:34+00:00August 15th, 2017|Actsoft, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Timekeeping, Transportation, Utilities|

Recently, the election cycle in the United States has been one for the ages. At points, it’s been so explosive that it’s probably hard to resist picking your coworkers’ brains about their political viewpoints. Curiosity aside, is the office an appropriate place to discuss your affiliation with Clinton or Trump? What about other political events? Should

Email Etiquette and the Rules of Virtual Engagement

By |2019-03-12T14:28:04+00:00August 7th, 2017|Comet Tracker, Education, Professional Service, Public Sector|

At work, it's a given that you'll probably send and receive emails. Emailing isn’t industry specific but it is a staple of business environments. It's how your employees speak with your clientele and how they coordinate between departments internally. Even though email is common practice, there’s still a decorum to consider. Sending the wrong type

Management vs Leadership, Two Sides of the Same Coin

By |2019-05-10T16:14:58+00:00August 1st, 2017|Advanced Wireless Forms, Asset Tracking, Comet Tracker, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

Successful businesses have many moving parts. The data and metrics have to be accounted for, personnel has to be organized, and strategy must be crystal clear to keep everything operating fully. However, the only way these things happen is with guidance. Guidance comes in many different versions. Here, we’ll discuss guidance in the forms of

The Truth About Communication Between Departments

By |2019-03-12T14:29:19+00:00July 24th, 2017|Advanced Wireless Forms|

As a content producer, I take complicated ideas and repurpose them with clear, effective messaging. To do this, I rely on collaboration with different departments. Over time, I’ve realized one thing: People don’t always communicate the same way I do. From graphic designers to web developers, sales representatives, and everyone in between, we all have

3 Unconventional Uses For Your Pool This Summer

By |2019-03-12T14:29:40+00:00July 17th, 2017|Comet Tracker, Construction, Field Service|

Having a pool is a game changer, especially during the summer. Your pool is more than a place to swim; it’s one of the social gathering hubs of your home. Pools can facilitate everything from barbecues to sport event-viewing venues; it just depends on your creativity. Regardless of pool uses, maintenance is key. If gone

Big League Fun — 5 Things the Best Theme Parks Share

By |2019-05-10T16:14:47+00:00July 10th, 2017|Advanced Wireless Forms, Comet Tracker, Dispatching, Public Sector, Utilities|

I’m no amusement park expert, but I’ve been to more than a few parks. Over time, I’ve noticed that the good ones share a few things in common. Fun Factor It’s in the title. Amusement parks are pointless if people are bored when they go. Fun means something different for everyone, so a wide range

White Snow, a Green Thumb, and the World’s End

By |2019-03-12T14:30:21+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Advanced Wireless Forms, Comet Fleet|

As people, we ask ourselves a certain set of questions so often that their answers start popping up without much active thought.  What am I going to wear to work today? What’s the weather going to be like? Have I revamped my survival plan in the case of a global cataclysmic apocalypse event lately? The

A New Challenger Has Arrived! Actsoft, Tons of Data, and E3

By |2019-03-12T14:30:39+00:00June 16th, 2017|Actsoft|

Odds are you’ve played a video game at some point during your life. If not, that’s impressive. Put that on your resume. (Just kidding, don’t do that.) The major video game industry brands and their content totally span the gambit. Nintendo still has Mario scouring the depths of the universe (yes, he’s still trying to