Can we agree this is the best week of the year?

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  1. Ganggreen87

    Ganggreen87 Well-Known Member

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    Im in sales so this week is a no brainer for me of relaxation. The year is over, no one is buying stuff. Work is low stress I stay home and hang with the wife and kids.
    Movie theater trips during the days, dinners out, good football games and people over to the house for drinks and dinner all week who are relaxed and happy
    Starting January 1st the grind will start and nothing I did this year will matter because it is all about 2016 and numbers but for now I'm not gonna worry about it.


    But this one week is the best of the year, no pressure for me or my customers and my friends. Plus my friends want to hang out with their families too

    Good stuff for 7 days, enjoy the week!!!
     
  2. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    I'm actually pretty busy and crazy this week, but I'm happy it's good for someone.
     
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    Well said. I'm in sales as well. It's a short week with everyone still in the Christmas Spirit and prepping for the New Year's Holiday.
    There is always some frantic invoicing, budgeting and accounting this week to close out the quarter / year.
    The phones aren't ringing, the daily barrage of email is a trickle. Will go out for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day this week. It's all good.
    Come Monday the 4th it's all new. The goals and incentives reset and were off and running. I'm fortunate as I do enjoy my chosen occupation.
     
  5. Ganggreen87

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    Why
    People are generally in a good mood this week. Coming off Christians stress, New Years etc it's all good baby!
     
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    I was kidding. My routine isn't that taxing to begin with, so I can't complain either way.

    But the traffic was worse, restaurants were too busy to bother with, and one floor of my house is torn up while they remodel the kitchen and floors due to a water leak.

    The Christmas present is that because it ruined a section of the wood floors, they have to refinish the entire floor of the house to match (which I was about to have to pay for anyway as the house is 11 years old), they have to replace the kitchen cabinets and doors as some of them were damaged inspecting the water damage (which we wanted to do anyway as they used cheap MDF doors on them, they will refinish them from stained to painted white (which my wife wanted anyway), and the topper is since they broke the Corian counter tops they will replace them with granite , which she also was about to have us shell out for. So, we paid a $2500 deductible and the rest is on Nationwide. The floor finishing alone was going to be $3500. The Granite $8,000, the cabinet painting about $1500. Glad I got the mold damage coverage on the policy!

    Chicken Parm you taste so good. And thank you Whirlpool for your shitty 2 year old dishwasher leaking from a valve.
     
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    See man a new kitchen this week for $2500 that's good stuff!
     
  8. SouthernListen

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    Sales is a tough job, mentally. I could never do it. When I'm out sweating in July I always think "At least I'm not sweating getting a deal through!". My wife is a sales manager.
     
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    Halloween > Christmas
     
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    I have a few friends in sales and they are loving it right now just like you, so enjoy!

    But, I'm a cop, so this is just another week...:cool:
     
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    Not for me . We have company shutdown and I take it unpaid .
     
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    All the waiters and valet parkers and clerks on this board hate Christmas week!

    We closed our company btw Christmas and New Years, had to give out 3 free vacation days but the small number of employees who don't take vacation over the holidays are inevitably totally unproductive cause everyone else is out. I'm with you, fuck-off week forever!
     
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    TG>Xmas
     
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    In sales too and have appointments to write 5 life insurance policies today. Then taking the rest of the week off.
     
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    My wife always takes off these two weeks. It's nice for her, because she's not bothered by people at work, since they too are usually off.... For me, it just "honey do" week... "honey paint, honey finish trim...." Memorial weekend it my favorite.


    So far I've painted the kitchen, daughter's room. My bed room will get done today. I have to replace a light and a bunch of receptacles and fix a sink in our mud room. And replace a toilet....
     
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    I am also in sales and this has always been my favorite time of year.
     
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    Just focus on how nice and fresh the house is going to look. :dontknow:
     
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    Selfish. What about the kittens??? There are many homeless ones in the Hamptons and Palm Beach that needs your help this week.
     
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    I'm in healthcare management, there's always some drunk idiot hurting themselves or more sadly others, so no real change, but I do get a three day weekend coming up!
     
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