Knowing when to move on is priceless

Thu, May 07, 2015

Katherine McGee

For 23 years I was passionate about my work in Marians, Galway. I mean, seriously loved it. Every time I walked onto the shop floor, I knew that was exactly where I wanted to be. I felt alive, vital and excited. I researched with anticipation (like a little kid about to get a present) the latest trends and forecasts for the next fashion season.

It didn’t matter to me that as the years went by, many of the customer’s fashion needs — OK, nearly all of the needs — I had heard before. I could feel that each transaction was vitally important to the person in search of the perfect look, so finding the solution every time was the challenge, and just as vital as it was the first time. ‘Marians Galway’ was an incredible platform to share my passion and love for fashion!

Then something started to change. I gradually became aware it was time to do something different. There was no external trigger, just a feeling that I had shifted, not the workplace.


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