Archive for September 2020

Shifting Sands

Ann Mcgarry September 14, 2020

Oceans and beaches continue to inspire. While walking the beach I was reminded a quote from Walt Disney – ‘Time and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future’.

Are you honking today?

Ann Mcgarry September 10, 2020

Lessons from Geese – Teamwork If we have as much sense as geese, we will stand by each other in difficult times as well as when we are strong.

Being Present

Ann Mcgarry September 9, 2020

How are we spending our time? Is it in the past, present or future? This assessment is useful when it comes to our 1:1 meeting with staff. We need to be totally be present for these meetings. Join me on the 5-Day Challenge on 21st Sept ‘Being Present’.


Ann Mcgarry September 8, 2020

When people are emotionally invested they will want to contribute more. Influencing skills come to the fore. Video below has 3 tips for influencing


Ann Mcgarry September 2, 2020

Success is about forward momentum. Winston S. Churchill states it so succinctly: ‘Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.’  

Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions

Ann Mcgarry September 1, 2020

Are you OK with Feedback? We need to remember that Feedback is a 2-way process.So, when giving feedback we should also be big enough to receive it.

  • TGIF

  • Shifting Sands

  • Are you honking today?

  • Being Present

  • Influence