Wednesday October 21, 2020

How I make it work: ‘Be consistent and steady. The tortoise beats the hare every time’

Being disciplined about finishing what you’ve started is important, but it’s also crucial to understand the value of your time

18th October, 2020
Andy Mackin, CEO Mackin and EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 Finalist: ‘I have to pinch myself sometimes when I remember my goals starting out’ Picture: John Allen

Andy Mackin is chief executive at Mackin Group, the health and safety advisory and talent resourcing company. Originally from Dundalk in Co Louth, Mackin established Mackin Group in Cork in 2004. The company employs 145 people at 21 offices around the world and has annual revenues of €17 million. Mackin Group will recruit for a further 30 positions in Ireland and Britain over the next 18 months.

I actually retired 16 years ago. I’d spent 21 years with...

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