Joshua Pramis Articles

Exploring Disney World’s Behind-the-Scenes Secrets
Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, which means families everywhere will be firing up their grills to cook up feasts as they tip their hats in salute to all those who have served the country. This weekend also marks the unofficial start of the summer holiday travel season. With the kids out of […]
Making the Most of Your Ice Cream Truck Business
Summer is almost upon us! For those of you unfortunate souls living up north, we know how trying (and seemingly never-ending) this past winter was, so we can imagine the jubilation you all feel now that you’ve had the opportunity to thaw out, since Mother Nature finally deemed it time to grace you all with […]
5 Tips for Delivering the Perfect Sales Pitch
  On the Netflix original show “White Gold,” we’re introduced to Vincent Swan, a chap from Essex with no real ambition in life. He works a dead-end job he doesn’t care for, until finding his true calling: manipulating unwitting people into purchasing a product — in this case, home windows — they don’t really need, […]
The Woes of Remote Management & How to Remedy Them
Though it seems a lifetime ago, we really don’t have to look too far back to remember a time when the traditional workweek was considered Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Of course there were always exceptions to the rule, depending on the industry and demands, but that was long held to […]
Coachella: Festival Production and Behind-the-Scenes Prep
Every year, thousands of music fans don their elaborate bespoke flower crowns and haute hippie dresses, fire up their selfie sticks, and flock to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, for one of the biggest festivals of its kind: Coachella. The see-and-be-seen carnival of melodic performances began taking over this once-sleepy town in the Colorado […]
Workflow Checks and Construction-Site Safety
Last week in St. Petersburg, a bustling city just south of Actsoft’s home base in Tampa, a giant crane — roughly ten stories tall — tasked with hauling heavy loads of construction material, toppled to the ground. It narrowly missed at least one worker on the ground by just a few feet, while many others scrambled for safety. […]
HBO’s “Westworld” and Behind-the-Scenes Management
In late 2016, HBO fans were introduced to a fantasy world that reinvented the classic western, adding an element of science-fiction to the concept we’re all familiar with. “Westworld,” based on the 1973 film of the same name, is about an expansive, immersive theme park that caters to the elite. Those who are willing (and […]
Self-Driving Vehicles and the Future of Trucking
I feel as though it wasn’t long ago that I was sitting in my parents’ living room as a kid, staring at the fantastical world imagined as the backdrop for The Jetsons. Between robotic servants; self-driving, flying cars; jetpacks; drones; smartwatches; and myriad space-based buildings, among other things, the future looked insanely cool, but also so […]
5 Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving
In our über-connected world, distractions abound. Our senses are constantly inundated with a steady influx of visuals and sounds. Each competes for our immediate attention if even for just a moment, to deliver a message that hopefully sticks with us amid the sea of noise. These missives come at us in so many forms: commercials, […]
The Best Apps for Preventing Distracted Driving
Distracted driving — and the wave of devastation that comes with it — is a major issue today. In 2015, it was the cause of nearly 10 percent of all U.S. motor vehicle fatalities and around 16 percent of overall automobile injuries. Cellphone use has taken the forefront as the target goal for distracted driving prevention, […]