In Business, Silence is Deadly

By: Shad Bookout There is no situation more unsettling to a business professional than when you enter your company’s office or storefront and there is no noise. No clicks of key boards. No email chimes. No one on the phone. No customers are present. You enter and are just met with absolute silence. Some will tell you that the worst time of all is when you have an upset customer. But an upset customer is at least engaged and providing suggestions – not always the best ideas, but at least they are ideas. The silence, on the other hand, means-
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Does Your Office Suffer From this Dreaded Disease?

By: Shad Bookout There is a disease that is affecting every office around the world. You have felt its ill effects yourself from time to time. It causes offices thousands of dollars and hundreds of manpower hours each year. Today, we will discuss the repercussions of this dreaded plague and the opportunities that you have to inoculate your business. It all starts with a pen… What is Items Displacement Disorder (IDD) IDD touches us all in our workplace. Its first symptoms pop up when your coworker innocently requests to borrow a pen. You-
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What We Give Thanks For

By: Shad Bookout Welcome to Thanksgiving 2015! Let us pause for a moment before we pass the turkey and the cranberry sauce and focus on the true meaning of the holiday. The spirit of Thanksgiving provides an opportunity for us to recognize the things to which we owe our gratitude. For individuals, this often comes in the form of thankfulness for family, friends, good health, opportunities and so on. But businesses are a little different. Many team members and executives may not instantly recognize the things their company should show appreciation-
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Are you “Celebrity”?

By: Shad Bookout We live in a celebrity-obsessed society. All you need to do is watch the news or glance at the magazines in the checkout aisle to see the huge focus we place on people who have reached celebrity status. We all know Ryan Seacrest is a celebrity. So is Elton John. Even politicians (Bill Clinton is the best example) have a certain amount of celebrity status.  But some celebrities are less obvious. They are all around you. In fact, you may even be a celebrity in some people’s eyes. Celebrities have achieved a certain level of-
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Not to Worry…Your Stuff has Reservations

By: Shad Bookout It has happened to most of us at some point. You had great plans. But it seems that someone else had the same plans you did. Maybe each of you had plans to rent the party room. Or maybe each of you had reserved freight elevator space at the same time. Whatever your reservation situation was, it has been mishandled by the person who took it. It is a situation that that repeats itself across the world in all walks of life. Of course the scenario is just as prone to afflict people in your office as well. They may need to borrow electronics,-
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What is the Solution for Your Stuff?

By: Shad Bookout When small things go missing, it can often result in a large pain in the end. That same pain is felt when there are disagreements on the who, what, where and when of stuff. Who has it? What was its condition? Where did that thing go? When is that item due back? All of these can lead to headaches for businesses. Time is lost while questions are being asked and stuff is being searched for. But, instead of throwing your hands in the air in frustration, take advantage of a better solution. It is inexpensive, easy to use and even-
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Is Asset Tracking Turning You into a Legendary Explorer

By: Shad Bookout As you enter the chamber, you are already suspicious of what you will find. An extensive search of the surrounding area and making sure to double check the usual locations reveals no signs of the artifact. You begin to explore the surrounding areas and to research the item’s location by interviewing the people around. Of course – as is usual – no one seems to have any knowledge of its last known location or its current whereabouts. Once you complete the extensive search, you come to the realization that the artifact may-
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Logware Announces Winners From 2015 NAA Education Conference and Expo

Thank you to everyone that visited the Logware™ team at the NAA Education Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas two-weeks ago! We are proud that so many of you chose to join the Package Resolution Revolution! Two of our visitors won a One-Year Free Subscription to our Logware™ suite of online software, including both PackageLog™ and TrackItLog™. The winners are: Congratulations to our winners! Although you may not have our one-year free subscription giveaway, we have a gift for you too! Click this link to schedule your demo-
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Abracadabra: Keep Your Stuff From Disappearing

By: Shad Bookout It is not really the fault of any one specific thing. In fact, a whole series of events has evolved over the past few years to create an environment where items around the office have a habit of vanishing. First you notice that a stapler or a favorite pen may not turn up when you are searching for them. But then, a whole array of items (often important ones) is discovered to be missing. From small electronics to customer files, to items loaned for employee well-being, why is it that no one seems to know where these things are-
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Ensure Your Residents Don’t Lose Your Stuff This Memorial Day

By: Shad Bookout After a long winter and spring the unofficial start to summer has finally arrived. Memorial Day Weekend is here and thousands of apartment residents will be taking advantage of the three day weekend and enjoying the outdoors with friends and family. The time is perfect for them to borrow items that you can provide them to help enhance the experience. But for many apartment communities there is definitely a fear that anything you loan to a resident is destined to never return. However, those days are about to change. It seems-
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Having Fun Makes More Money

By: Shad Bookout Tomorrow is April Fools’ Day and employees everywhere will pause for a few minutes to celebrate a bit of fun and silliness with coworkers and friends. In some offices, even customers will get in on the action. However, there are still many offices that shy away from such fun-loving antics. These offices may be missing out on something important. Having fun at work is vital to your company’s success and if you look at the most notable brands in the U.S., making work fun for their employees is one thing they all have in common. Having-
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Spring Is The Season For Borrowing

Spring is nearly here (March 20) and, as the ice and snow give way to flowers and butterflies, everyone seems to be emerging from the confines of their homes and offices to enjoy the thaw. As a result of the increased activity, more and more items will begin to disappear from offices and apartment community clubhouses. The cause of this is that people need things. Office workers need to borrow that file or a laptop to work from home. Maybe an event company has a variety of items on loan to a corporation in need. Even many apartment residents often-
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