Don’t let Christmas be a Corporate Cliché

I spent a twelve years in corporate, from one company to another. Across these dozen years, I have bounced around in different firms. Christmas is celebrated more or less the same way: A big “Christmas” party is planned The party starts with a token prayer (typically by the HR guy) The CEO starts a speech, usually beginning with something like “Hey, I know you guys want to party, so I’ll keep this short!” (he usually doesn’t).  It’s on       dreaded Powerpoint. It’s filled with graphs about the company, how it performed, how next year would be even more amazing. Then the CEO ends the speech with something like a “KAIN TAYO!” Food and drinks are served A raffle ensues. Some … [Read more...]