• Smiles

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: sunset through the trees

  • Rest

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Since this is not a time for actual international travel, this is my way of bring you a bit of bot London and Venice … the Venice Canal, that is, and one of the houseboats along the bank of the canal

  • Try

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: one of the sandpipers that scampered along the shore of the Caribbean each day, taken during last year’s visit to Barbados

  • Enthusiasm

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: one of a few small, hand painted birdhouses in a neighbourhood tree

  • A sweet opportunity for my readers

    Brr! Certainly not in this chilly environment, nor on a tropical beach – however tempting the latter may be in January. I’m at home in Vancouver, working away on my upcoming book, and you’ll also find me on the cover of the newest issue of Executive Secretary Magazine! Here, some updates on my latest articles for Lucy Brazier and for other publications.

  • Rise

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: You know this isn’t from this summer, simply because of the people inside the Louvre. I took this on a trrip to Paris a few summers ago.

  • Love

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: sweet peas, captured in the glow of the setting sun earlier this week

  • Productivity

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Summer 2014 marked our first visit to Paris, and we made a day trip to the Palace of Versailles. It’s a train ride of less than an hour and the gardens are wonderful.

  • Best

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a lush hillside in Northern Ireland. We began this visit in the city of Cork and made our way up through Dublin before spending time in and around the magnificent Causeway Coastal Route.

  • August

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a summer rose from Van Dusen Botanical Garden

  • Expectations

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: a vibrant, multi-coloured dahlia

  • Fine

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: There’s an extravagance – in both quantity and variety – of summer blossoms all around right now. Here, a gorgeous summer rose.

  • Happy

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: just one of the gorgeous flowers blooming this month

  • Busy

    A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: the tribute to John Lennon in Central Park’s Strawberry Fields, New York City

About Shelagh

Shelagh Donnelly is a highly regarded speaker and trainer who’s walked the walk. She works with conference organisers, professional associations, government bodies, higher education and businesses, including corporations such as the NBA. Positive and pragmatic, Shelagh delivers interactive keynotes and…

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Smiles

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: sunset through the trees

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Rest

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: Since this is not a time for actual international travel, this is my way of bring you a bit of bot London and Venice … the Venice Canal, that is, and one of the houseboats along the bank of the canal

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Try

A thought for your day, featuring photography from my travels. This shot: one of the sandpipers that scampered along the shore of the Caribbean each day, taken during last year’s visit to Barbados

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