Month: June 2018

Healthcare relationship management

Excellent talk by Salesforce’s chief medical officer Josh Newman. The key for a large product company like Salesforce (or any small startup) is building out the partner ecosystem. Real world problems like healthcare get solved by partnering…. Look forward to understanding Salesforce’s healthcare ecosystem…

Whatever it takes

Sometimes, it seems like the bad guys just keep winning. Being nice may win a few battles, but it won’t win the war. Good people need to fight for what’s right. Great song by Imagine Dragons… “Falling too fast to prepare for this. Tripping…

Knowing how to look and learn

J. Krishnamurti was a favorite guru for my father. I heard JK quotes more than anything else.

Building resilience

Social entrepreneur Leila Janah shares a great essay about building emotional resilience. I’ve met Leila and attended her fundraisers. She has blazed a trail for do-gooders like me. How do we grow our own spiritual gardens as we face enormous challenges — whether it’s…

Blockchain technology for coffee

Onda OriginsĀ is a social impact company leveraging blockchain technology. It serves a niche market that could grow exponentially as larger firms such as Starbucks take notice. Increasingly, consumers want transparency in the supply chain. This is a great example of truly serving consumers and…

6/19 Healthcare Customer Success event

Just a couple slots left for upcoming event… Link

Anthony Bourdain: 1956 – 2018

I’ve visited close to 40 countries. It’s a small fraction of what Anthony Bourdain has documented in his travels. Bourdain along with Pico Iyer have helped me map my travels — vicariously through their travel shows and books. It’s a huge loss to see…