A Good Developer Is An Awesome Admin!

“It’s very essential to become a good Admin first.”Farah Ghanem Farah tells us why she thinks, every Developer needs to go all-in on Administration first. She learned the hard way that being an Admin is not an afterthought but a necessary foundation for being a good Developer.To get you started, Farah shares her top 3 …

6 ways to drive your Salesforce Admins crazy

Jodi Hrbek and I came together to find 6 ways to drive our Admins crazy. Please do not try this at home! Title: CEO approvalWhat: All changes need to be approved by the CEO.How to: Every change in the system needs to be approved by the CEO personally before go-live.Deviousness: MediumBonus craziness: CEO is never …

Becoming a CTA is like baking a cake:

Baking a cake is equal parts recipes, practice, and creativity.Passing the CTA review board is in my opinion the same. We have the recipes (books, classes, videos, blogs, and coaching).As with baking a cake, the recipe alone is not enough. As every baker knows, you become better the more you bake.But a recipe and practice …

A Salesforce tale as old as time

The new job ‘Eat well & healthy’ is the newest, hottest start-up out of Jaipur. The website provides tasty and healthy dishes delivered right to your doorsteps. All ingredients are fresh and locally sourced. They have the best chefs in town. The tech and product team has built amazing infrastructure. Millions of orders are handled …

Why developing ‘Knowledge Article PDF’ made me a better Admin/Architect

Introduction At the beginning of this year, I challenged myself to release an AppExchange app. Little did I know that it leads to a full-blown business venture of mine. Two months ago, I released my first app “Knowledge Article PDF” on the AppExchange. In this post I share some of my learnings and the takeaways …