Month: April 2018

Success and survival

The mission statement is often understated in an organization. It should become the daily mantra. All activities should spring from an apparent overall purpose. Roles and responsibilities should be crystal clear. Of course, career paths never go by the book. ūüėČ Some careers are…

Information janitors

New book to be published soon…It’s already on my¬†summer reading list.¬† A good prelude to this book is a documentary called ‘The Cleaners’ — featured at the recently-held San Francisco International Film Festival. Nearly everyone who logs into the internet functions as a content…

Deep knowledge

I often get asked career advice — especially regarding¬†what to do or what not to do. I’m certainly an expert at both! Opportunities abound¬†in science, technology, and business. Being really good at one thing —especially if it’s technical and hard to learn — extends…

BUILD

I began supporting BUILD.org several years ago. They are always looking for volunteers. BUILD has established a great community from ground up — students, alumni, teachers, volunteers and philanthropists. It’s a great opportunity to join forces and make a difference.

What the world needs now…

There’s a dearth of tough leaders who’ve overcome the culture of ‘Nice’¬†and¬†can stand up¬†against¬†autocrats. Nice is complacent. Nice is kind. Nice wins spelling bees. Nice is vegan. Nice is book-smart. Nice is predictable. Nice¬†is about the good things. Nice is good, but not great….

Mytrailhead.com

Training content can be customized if your enterprise is using Salesforce. This will greatly improve user adoption and help increase product knowledge among frontline employees. Link

Fakebook and smartphone data thieves

Vladimir Putin, Mark Zuckerberg and a dead Steve Jobs have amassed enormous wealth and political capital thanks to your smartphone usage. An awful lot of data is harvested without your knowledge. A responsible government is needed to protect privacy and the important data that…

Compliance-as-a-Service

Salesforce offers the premier platform for Sales Cloud, Marketing Cloud, and Service Cloud. Introducing a platform solution from ICIX, Salesforce’s premier technology partner to help meet safety and compliance needs…

Going home

Joe Maddon (of Chicago Cubs fame) goes home to Hazleton, PA. Hazleton is a working-class town struggling to overcome poverty and racial tension. Joe started the Hazleton Integration Project to bring the community together. The project is doing well and bringing talented young professionals…

Martin Luther King Jr. quote

… reflecting on what the world has become upon the 50th Anniversary of the passing of Dr. MLK, Jr.¬†¬†Hunger strike is an old rock song that resonates. This is America’s inflection point.