As humans we have an innate desire to feel understood. Showing empathy is one way to make that connection. More than compassion, when we genuinely empathize with someone—or seek to truly understand their emotions, experiences and perspectives—we create a powerful sense of trust. Empathy is a life skill. It’s important for personal development. By broadening…Details
This blog was originally posted in 2018 and has been updated with new content. There have been a lot of lessons learned during this global pandemic. Among those at the top is the importance of building and strengthening your business supply chain. We’ve all experienced it. Empty shelves, out-of-stock items, shipping delays, or the inability…Details
An engaging corporate culture is vital to helping any company thrive. But how does that engagement happen now, during a time when many of us are still working from our homes? It’s important to start by recognizing that things are different right now. Not only is the current job market uncertain, but we’re all tasked…Details
If you’re thinking newsletters are old school, think again. Now upgraded to an easy-to-consume digital format, these communications are an important element of branding. Enewsletters provide a unique opportunity to connect with your customers on a very personal level, delivering content that they believe is worth their time and attention, and that (hopefully) keeps them…Details
How much thought have you given to developing your personal brand? Not your company or your product—but your personal profile. When you consider that most people are comfortable around those they know, and that people like to do business with those they like, it’s important to help people make an authentic connection with you. Personal…Details
There’s still a lot of uncertainty out there. As some states slowly roll into return-to-normal operations, we’re all watching closely to see how they fare. But the reality is, no matter when local restrictions are lifted, most of us will return to our offices to face the same dilemma: How to navigate the new business…Details
Need More Zen In Your Life? The mindfulness apps, inspirational resources + good stuff keeping us balanced right now.
What we’ve learned during these weeks spent sheltering at home is that tapping into new growth opportunities and expanding our horizons by seeking new perspective has really helped us to better manage the stress we’ve been feeling. Here’s Shamrock’s collective list of what we’re using right now to keep us steady. Get in your head.…Details
Will Zoom Be Part of Your New Business Normal? Be Ready with Video Conferencing Tips, Hacks + Etiquette 101
A month ago, many of us were new to the fully-remote workplace. Fast forward through the work-from-home lock down and Zoom video conferences have become the everyday normal. In many ways, we’re better off due to the shift to video conferencing technology: Zooming has taught us a lot. For instance, our team at Shamrock agrees…Details
While Earth Day celebrates its 50th anniversary today, many of us are left searching for ways to commemorate the event while working remotely. At Shamrock, we’re moving our annual outdoor cleanup effort to later this year. Picking up litter and sprucing up the areas near our offices is something we plan to do together as…Details
Is Your Social Media Marketing Falling Flat? Follow These Social Media Trends For Stronger Brand Connections.
Now more than ever, social media use is on the rise. 49% of U.S. respondents to a GlobalWebIndex survey said they are reading more news stories on social media channels as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, making it the primary motivator to use social networks across all market, gender, and income levels. Americans have…Details