Life is a game of ping pong

23 November 2018 - Teamspirit, Tratter Living

Tic. Tac. The ball flies from one side of the table to the other. Tic. Tac. Players wear impassive masks. Tic. Tac. They do not display any emotions. Tic. Tac. The tension is at maximum. Tic. Tac. And at a certain point a shot is lost. One of the two players made a mistake. The opponent took advantage of it and scored a point. And then it all starts again. Tic. Tac.

There are many things we can learn from a game of ping pong as a group of colleagues. Because in sport, as in work, as in life sometimes you win and sometimes you lose. And even when we think we have calculated everything, that everything is under control, the unexpected is always around the corner, ready to ruin our plans.

And we just have to start all over again. Wipe the sweat from your brow, take a deep breath and start again. Tic. Tac. Yet another service. Tic. Tac. A series of exchanges. Tic. Tac. And this time the point is ours.

That is how it goes in life, work and sport. From every mistake we draw a lesson, we learn something that we carry around for life. The important thing is not to get discouraged but to get back on your feet after each fall and try again. This is our philosophy and we bring it to everything we do in the company.

It is only in this way that we have the feeling of being able to develop every day, at our place of work, and contribute to giving life to that magnificent company that is called Tratter. A company that would not exist today if it had not learned something useful from the mistakes made, and turned them into strengths with the awareness that improvement was always possible.

After all life (and work) is an endless game of ping pong.

Tic.

Tac.