While this saying contains more than a grain of truth… it doesn’t mean you have to get stuck in a routine. A quick look around at the market may reveal that your colleagues in the industry are paying less, achieving higher margins and likely a larger income.
One day a few years back I sat down, frustrated. And I thought to myself: even though I’m involved in personal and team productivity, and I already use quite a few good techniques and habits and organize myself well, things just don’t progress at the tempo I would wish.
For the whole XTRF Team and for me personally, it was a pleasure to be in contact with you throughout the year. Many of you are working with us on a daily basis. Others we met at conferences or had a discussion by phone or chat. Some of you we only met virtually, through webinars or online presentations. Anyway, there were thousands of meetings that filled our days with work, enthusiasm, energy, and fun.
As we approach winter and Christmastime, it’s the perfect time for a summary of our yearly achievements. It was a very intensive, and at the same time, the best year ever for XTRF! We worked on a number of internal initiatives, developments and made overall progress in all the departments of our almost 70-people organization.
You look at your loved ones and see smiles and gratitude. The preparations went well – you shared your tasks fairly and helped each other out. And you still have some time left for fun and a moment of leisure. Now, after a delicious dinner, you bite into a piece of cake. You eat it without hurry, a morsel at a time. Your mind is free of any worrying thoughts. An evening of meaning, warmth and internal peace awaits you. All of you are focused on that which is most Important. Can the Christmas holidays really be like this?