Month: September 2018

Feed the mind

America is a place to be heard. Unfortunately, the noise from social media drowns out clear-headed thinking. Quick-hit stories drive endless conversations on the smartphone whilst brilliant literature stays dormant on the 3rd floor of the local library. An emerging band called The Blankz…

Seth Godin quote

“Blogging is old school.” This is what I get told often. Wikipedia, Facebook, and various forms of media have made this into a lost art form. I can’t be found on most news streams, but these words — original or regurgitated — can be…

Conscious capitalist

Conscious capitalism became a movement in the last 10 years. It gained popular recognition as a book aptly written by entrepreneur John Mackey (Whole Foods) and academic Raj Sisodia. Whole Foods rode the wave of good corporate citizenship and eventually got acquired by Amazon….

CRM + AAPL

Apple and Salesforce forged an amazing partnership just before this year’s Dreamforce. Link Expect a major impact if you are a mobile business user like me: * The Salesforce mobile app will absorb Apple features like Siri and Business Chat. * Salesforce developers gain…

Dreampitch

Dreampitch is a cool event at Dreamforce ’18. Salesforce has enabled a lot of users on its trailhead training website. It’s fun to see what kinds of businesses are getting built on the Salesforce platform. All kinds of tangible jobs get created from scratch. This disintermediation is…

B Corps and Customer Engagement

Good article about how B Corps are capturing a fast-growing segment of the market by not just offering convenient products and services. Convenience drives adoption, but shared values drives purpose. Customers are willing to buy things from brands doing the right things. Recruitment is…

Alibaba’s Customer Success Story

Great short video showing how former NBA player Metta World Peace launched his career as a businessman using Alibaba.