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4 Steps for Visibility in a Cluttered World

  A funny thing happened on social media recently. I unplugged for a month, and got back – eager to check my notifications while I’d been gone. There were no substantive notifications. No one noticed I’d been gone. I laughed

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To Create a Culture of Collaboration, Start by Setting Boundaries

Photo by By Kamil Macniak via ShutterStock I was in an engaging keynote last week at the Salesforce.org partner summit, where Phillip Crockford shared many leadership nuggets. One of the things he spoke about was the need for leaders to

Posted in Implementation Success, Leadership, women in tech

Who Can you Invite to the Table?

  This week, there’s been an amazing conversation in the Power of Us Hub, started by an ally and friend Michael Kolodner. He asked the important question: how can we ensure there is more diversity at important community events, like

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5 Steps to a Salesforce Career Transition

We’re wrapping up another year and it’s time to look forward. I’ve celebrated with friends who have made #Trailhead Ranger just in time for the end of the year, and friends who are setting goals to accomplish new learnings on

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Upgrade Your Nonprofit When You Upgrade to NPSP3

Cross Posted from Salesforce.org: http://www.salesforce.org/upgrading-your-nonprofit-to-npsp-3-critical-questions-to-ask-yourself/

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Hire a Salesforce Advisor who will Say NO

Often Salesforce Consultants and in-house Salesforce specialists are lumped into an internal order-takers, to build out the functionality that program or development staff request. In one case I spoke to a potential client who said she knew exactly what they

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Going Deeper: Your Agile Nonprofit Doesn’t Need a Salesforce Admin

I’ve had a few key conversations with some nonprofits recently who had no internal owner (besides the Executive Director) for their Salesforce system. The reality is that a system without an owner is bound to fail. Nonprofits are investing in

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