‘Tis the Season- This week Bob reflects on the giving spirit that is alive and well at The Shamrock Companies this holiday season—and all throughout the year.

There are certain things that you just can’t teach people. Of course, drive and determination are great examples of attributes that either you have—or you don’t. During this holiday season of giving, there is one characteristic that is quite relevant to me, and that’s generosity. In my mind, giving freely of yourself—sharing your time and…

MY MOMENT WITH CAPTAIN KIRK (AND OTHER MOMENTS). A first-hand account of the Content Marketing Conference from Shamrock’s Account Manager and Social Media Specialist, Kasey Crabtree

Yes! I did speak with the Captain Kirk (William Shatner), at the Content Marketing World Conference. But bear with me, and I’ll share that moment at the end of this post, since there were many special moments that occurred during this conference that I would also like to share. The conference was held in Cleveland…

WHY TED IS GOOD FOR CLEVELAND. This week our guest columnist is Kasey Crabtree, social media specialist at Shamrock — a true fan of TEDxCLE and what it stands for.

Last Thursday I attended TEDxCLE at the Cleveland Museum of Art. I attended TEDxCLE when it first came here in 2010. This one was their fourth and it was worth attending. I’d like to tell you why. First, let me tell you what TED is. TED was founded in 1984 and had its first annual…

SPRING TRAINING, BASEBALL AND BUSINESS. This week Bob examines the similarities and differences between baseball and business.

Just as Spring training gives rookies an opportunity to show their stuff and ultimately shine their light, so too does being on their first big project give newer employees a chance at sharing the limelight. And that’s just one of many comparisons between baseball and business. Recently, Fast Company interviewed baseball columnist Jeff Angus The…

Handicaps and Hurdles to Reach A Goal. This month Bob focuses on the various events that take place in March as a prelude to “training” for Spring.

In Spring we train for many different things. Sports, of course, comes to mind immediately. Maybe we exercise our bodies more to get in shape for swim season. We may even beef up our workload in anticipation of free time to enjoy summer vacations. Not everyone is lucky enough to breeze through Spring “training”. Some…