An Accidental Developer?

Words I never thought I’d write in an email to my boss – “I like coding a little more than I want to admit”. Those words were actually typed by the same hands typing this post in the days following my attendance at WITness Success back in July. Did I just become an Accidental Developer?!?!? READ MORE

Burnt Out

Some time in June I hit a wall… a major wall. It had been building for a while but I realized I was burnt out. Between work and my personal life I had a lot going on and I needed to step back and figure out how to make a few changes. So let’s back READ MORE

Celebrating the Journey to Trailblazer!

Oh, Salesforce Ohana! What an accomplishment – there are over 1,000 Trailblazer Community Groups! Let’s celebrate with a look back at what the Community has meant to this Accidental. How Did I Get Started in the Community Groups? Kristi – Trailblazer since 2012 Trailblazer Community Groups: Pittsburgh Non-Profit (co-leader & co-founder), Women in Tech (co-leader), READ MORE

Trailblazers, Celebrate!

Oh, Salesforce Ohana! What an accomplishment – there are over 1,000 Trailblazer Community Groups! Let’s celebrate with a look back at what the Community has meant to this Accidental. How Did I Get Started in the Community Groups? Becky – Trailblazer since 2010 Trailblazer Community Groups: Pittsburgh Women in Tech (co-leader), Pittsburgh Administrators, Pittsburgh Developer READ MORE

Accidentally Crossing the Divide: Dan Prokop

A lot of time is spent trying to figure out the way to solve the sales versus marketing divide – it’s a big ol’ problem in many organizations (here’s one of the best infographics on it, GOT-style).  Salesforce, though, is a place where the two can come together, learn a lot from each other’s data, READ MORE

The Power of a Network

We regularly hear discussions about networking and its importance in the professional world; I think this can be especially true in the Ohana where people are so willing to connect, support, and grow together.  Even with so many amazing people in our ecosystem, unfortunately many still think of networking as ‘a what can I get READ MORE