Will You Be Enjoying A Family Christmas Dinner?

Or will they all be on the phone?

POSTED BY JACQUI FROST ON 21/12/2017 @ 8:00AM

Christmas dinner is a time for the entire family to come together and enjoy a feast. You've spent hours slaving over a hot stove and checking the Turkey, and you want everyone to marvel at what you created ...

Here's a great idea to have a real family Christmas dinner!

Here's a great idea to have a real family Christmas dinner!

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When you all sit down to eat, is there a lively conversation between your family members or are you just watching them all around the table staring at their phones?

"It's sad but true, especially for the younger ones!"

It's certainly worth banning devices at the dining table, especially on Christmas Day. You want to promote a sense of unity amongst your family members, and how are they going to feel part of that if they're WhatsApp-ing their friends, surfing the internet or playing games?

I was thinking about this very subject when planning my own Christmas dinner and I decided on having a basket for everyone's devices so that they couldn't sit down at the table without giving them up.

And further to that point, I wondered how put out customers felt when small business owners don't answer the phone or simply let it go to voicemail? It's worth mulling that over yourself when you're planning for 2018.

"What can you do to make your customers feel part of your family?"

From everyone at The Office Genie, let me wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. And if you'd like a gift for your own business then do give me a call on 01604 529170 and let's talk about our call handling service.

Until next time ...

JACQUI FROST


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