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

Admin like a Consultant

It’s been six months since I made the leap from admin to consultant. Though I’ve been absent from the Accidental Admins, I haven’t forgotten my admin roots.  I often long for the days when I had a closer connection to my users, better familiarity with the business, and saw the longer-term impact of my changes. READ MORE

Be a Multiplier

Think about how you got your start in Salesforce. I’m sure there was someone who had your back, encouraging you every step of the way. They were a Multiplier, willing to teach and reach others. For me, the Be A Multiplier concept has really taken a focus as I’m starting to look for a new job. I’d READ MORE