Ep 58: Tommy John, Developing Pitches and Breaking Into a Global Company - Jeff Burke
The Baseball and Business Podcast
Former San Francisco Giants prospect Jeff Burke shares how he successfully transitioned into the business world starting his career with a global company on Episode 58.Here are a few of the highlights from our conversation...1. How not being able to play baseball for the first time having Tommy John surgery led to valuable perspective that benefited him within and beyond the game 2. How Jeff's blog to help his grandma keep up to date on his pro ball career led to an offseason internship and the importance of building relationships3. Why baseball players shouldn't overlook the discipline it takes to play at a high level and how this directly applies in the business world to set yourself apart from others while trying to get your career off the ground4. The importance of understanding being young in business compared to being an older baseball prospect when exiting the gameJeff's story shows the importance of having a long term focus when developing a career on the field or in business.To connect with Jeff, you can find him on LinkedIn.
Forty years in the independent record business and still alive to tell the tales. We "prod" on the differences between vinyl and digital sound; how to properly care for your collection and how to host some of the most memorable and rockin' Record Store Day's ever! (one with The Foo Fighters and another with Joe Walsh!)
The History of Rogers Drums with Po Shy and Jeff Burke
Starting in 1849 as a maker of drumheads in Ireland, Rogers Drums has had a long life that is full of innovations such as the Dyna-Sonic snare, Swiv-O-Matic hardware, and countless iconic drum sets. Jeff and Po take us through the various eras of Rogers history in great detail, and we also learn about the recent resurgence of the iconic brand.Po Shy covers the first half of Rogers Drums that includes the origins in Dublin, followed by time in New York/New Jersey, and through the iconic Ohio days of production. Then, Jeff Burke teaches us about the Fullerton, California era when CBS purchased Rogers and the many owners and that followed.-Keep up with Jeff and Po by finding them on Facebook at the various Rogers Facebook groups -Rogers Drums USA facebook group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/1665871023670039/-Covington Drummers Group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/445087259289998/- Follow me on Facebook and Instagram for daily drumming videos! @drumhistory_podcast- Please give me a rating and a review if you like the show. I love getting feedback from everyone and hearing how you like the show, get in touch and let me know what you want to learn about next! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Carrying the burden of childhood fibs can weigh heavily on the spirit. Finally, at 60, as Jeff Burke enters the third act of his life, he is able to tell the story of family dynamics and how he came to forgive himself. Jeff Burke visits the Story House to talk with Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard about his story, how it came to be, and what it means to him today.
The first episode of Industry Tactics, we're joined by the gentle wiseman himself, Jeff Burke. We talk about bassoon, internet fame, supping cranberry juice and not sleeping much. This man is a one-of-a-kind...let's spend over an hour inside his mind!
This is a story about a young man who is thrust into a very harrowing situation and comes out all the better for it. Jeff has been the owner of Hipbone Studio for 27 years.Urban Tellers, July 12, 2014BECOMINGJeff Burke on stage at Hipbone Studios for live storytelling with Portland Story Theater Hosted by Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howardwww.portlandstorytheater.com