The Everyday Function: Case()

Formulas in Salesforce are an awesome admin tool but can sometimes be difficult to understand.  This blog series, ‘The Everyday Function’ by Tom Hoffman, brings Salesforce formulas down from the cloud and into everyday life. ”The Everyday Function’ will first be published as part of Spark.Insights at  The Everyday Function: Case The CASE() function is a powerful Salesforce READ MORE

Our Favorite Things this Week: 3/16/18

1. MVP Class 2018! Shoutout to 36 new Salesforce MVPs and all those receiving a nod for another year.  Being an MVP means you give selflessly to the community through mentoring, volunteering, organizing events, answering questions, and so many other ways that help others become successful. Special shoutout to Linda Johnson, a former co-worker of READ MORE

Thank You to my Teachers

I was sitting in the Keynotes listening to Michelle Obama speak about the future and encouraging children to be great when it hit me. I had a lot of really great teachers in school that truly changed my life. Even though women have made strides in medicine, science, engineering, and technology, society still tells children READ MORE

Our Favorite Things this Week: 3/9/2018

1. Simon’s Career Tips As Accidentals, we all embrace being adaptable, just like Salesforce’s Chief Marketing Officer, Simon Mulcahy. This week, the Salesforce blog featured some of his “little career tips that make a BIG impact” – and if these aren’t just the perfect way to describe how Accidentals have blazed their trails, I don’t READ MORE

Trust but Verify

There are no mistakes in life, only lessons. – Robin Sharma Have you ever come up with a Salesforce solution so genius that it solved a problem that didn’t even exist? I did when our org converted most of our users from Salesforce Licenses to Platform Starter Licenses. Though the licensing savings are real, the READ MORE

NaHaiWriMo Haiku Contest Winners!

We were thrilled to see so many join the Haiku & Salesforce fun, as we had over 80 entries in our February Haiku contest to celebrate NaHaiWriMo (National Haiku Writing Month). This contest has been very entertaining for us and we look forward to doing it again next year! And now…your winners. 1st Place – Winner of READ MORE

Our Favorite Things this Week: 3/2/2018

1. SalesforceOhana Slack Channel I am always looking for ways to procrastinate and this SalesforceOhana Slack channel is definitely my new favorite! I know I’m late to the game, but you’ll find some of the best and brightest in the Salesforce community hanging out in here. You’ll also find that my absentmindedness extends beyond bad READ MORE

A Perfect (Networking) Circle

This email was sent years ago and it just came full circle. As I documented in Making the Jump, after nearly a decade in human services & non-profit, I was stuck & frustrated as I tried to transition career fields and pursue a new direction.  My mentor at the time sent this email to Larry, an READ MORE