Op-Ed: You don’t need a CTA mentor (anymore)

Disclaimer: This blog post is my personal opinion and written based on my experience. I was a student and I am a CTA coach at FlowRepublic. Therefore, my view toward the topic might be influenced. I’m not part of the official Salesforce Architect program or in other way connected to Salesforce. Please take that only …

Road to CTA – E2 How To Get Knowledge?

Knowledge is the foundation of our job and for passing the CTA review board. CTA knowledge is in my opinion different than the knowledge I needed up to that time. The requirements for knowledge are so much higher. The second video of my #roadToCTA series explains why CTA knowledge is different and what you need …

Road to CTA E1 – Daily Study-Group

From my point of view, my daily study-group was the foundation for everything else I did in order to pass the CTA. In this video I explore why you should start a daily study-group, what a daily study-group works and how to get started. This is my first video of my new Road To CTA …

My #journeyToCTA Podcasts

Not all studying has to be done actively sitting in front of the PC. A lot can be achieved by just listening while you do something else like cooking, cleaning, sport, or walking your dog.Here are my favorite podcasts on my #journeyToCTA: – CTA Office Hours- Talent Hub Talk- Salesforce Developer Podcast- Salesforce Way- Wizardcast Bonus …

Cheat-Sheet: Org Strategy

Choosing the right Org-Strategy is one of the hardest decisions to make during your CTA review board.The org strategy has an impact on almost everything else.Over our time of preparation, we created a small cheat-sheet about Org-Strategy.As always, meant as a starting point for your own research.Let me know your thoughts. Introduction An org strategy …

My thoughts on CTA-601 and CTA-602

I get many questions around CTA-601 and CTA-602 and the review board. The question is along the way: Are they really worth it. My short answer is: Yes. This is my personal opinion only. For the current offerings please check the official documentation in the “Architect Trailblazer Community”. https://trailblazers.salesforce.com/_ui/core/chatter/groups/GroupProfilePage?g=0F930000000blKv Long Answer: Yes The CTA review board …

Admin Knowledge matters for the CTA

My background is as an Admin and I’m still an Admin by heart. There’s a common misconception that CTAs need to be amazing SF Developers. Jakub Stefaniak will take on this misconception and prove why Admin knowledge is absolute key for becoming a CTA. Thanks Amit for giving us the chance speaking on the APEX …

Work less – achieve more

As some of you might know, I’m a big proponent of part-time working. Maurizio and I discuss why in certain circumstances working less can actually help you achieve more in your career. In this presentation, we explore my way to CTA by working less but studying more. Make sure you follow Maurizio on LinkedIn, he …