Staff Profile – Annemarie Lambe

This month we catch up with Annemarie Lambe who until recently was one of the longest serving staff members in Head Office in the accounts department.

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  1. What three traits define you? Loyalty, Kindness, Determination.
  1.  What is your personal philosophy? I don’t like drama; I need calm in my life.

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  1.  What’s one thing you couldn’t live without? Breakfast; I get grumpy if I don’t eat when I get up.
  1. What is the greatest challenge you have had to overcome in your life thus far? Living so far from home and not having my family close by.

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  1. What is the one thing you cannot resist? Anything chocolate.
  1. What is your greatest fear? To miss the train and have to walk to work.

  1. Where is your favourite place to be? Glendalough

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  1. What is your favourite thing to do? Getting a take away on a Saturday night and watching movies with the boys.
  1.  Where is the best place you’ve traveled to and why? Chamonix, a place where you can walk across a glacier and then climb a mountain all in the same day.

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  1. What’s the weirdest job you’ve ever had? I worked for a medical billing company where I had to rip stacks of bills and stuff them.
  1. What does true leadership mean to you? Taking responsibility for your own actions. Owning your decisions whether good or bad.
  1. Which one would you want most and why – flying cars, robot housekeepers, or moon cities? Flying cars –  Because I hate waiting in traffic.
  1. What has been the most important innovation you have witnessed in your lifetime? A PC. I remember having to use a word processor to write my essays.  It was horrible.

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  1. What is your funniest memory of working in An Óige? My lips are sealed.
  1. If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be? Builder, I would love to be able to add an extension or do an attic conversion.
  1. What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? “Listen to your mother; she knows more than you think” and “save your pennies early”.
  1. What are your three most overused words/phrases? “Absolutely”, “Knock it off”, “Yah”.
  1. How do you define success? A home and family.
  1. What is the best book you have ever read? A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini.

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  1. Tell us something that might surprise us about you. I was on the track team in High School and did shot put.  I wasn’t very good.

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