2020 is coming to a close. A lot of people will be happy to see this year coming to an end. It has been tough with lockdown throwing a lot of planning to the curb and forcing us to adapt to new working environments. Luckily, where there is a will, there is a way and the use of technology has allowed many people to continue working from home. One of the silver linings has been a transition of how we connect to one another, and the importance of keeping connected with the world even if you are not stepping out of your house.
This year has indeed been one of many lessons, which we should reinforce on a daily basis to make the coming years easier. From washing your hands, having (relatively) tidy and well ventilated workspaces to being more present when we interact with other people (be it through a video call or in person), to adapting to change and planning accordingly.
It was fun and good to experience your keen contributions to our competitions and interactions on our Facebook page. We thank you for those, and hope to do so in person at our next User Group meeting should this be possible next year. We will stay connected and continue to help our clients however the need arises.
For now, though, an important lesson may lie in how and when we allow ourselves to switch off to rejuvenate. Burn out is a serious concern. When we are constantly in front of a screen, always online in some way or another between emails, WhatsApp’s and video calls, it can feel very overwhelming. Luckily, December holidays are around the corner.
Our Offices will be closing on the 15th of December and we will open again on the 4th of January 2021.
If you are travelling, we hope your journeys are safe and, if you are staying home, we wish you a pleasant and restful time.
As such the Mindex Team wishes you a joyous holiday season and a happy new year.