BizAcademy was in full throttle yesterday, with the teams rehearsing their pitches all morning in preparation the The Lizard Panel. The Lizard Panel is made of internal salesforce.com managers, and each serve as a judge of the team's presentation skills. This is all to aid their preparation...
Do you want to meet the man who launched Spotify in Australia? An Irish lass who quit the world of finance to start an NGO in Tanzania? A woman who started her own salesforce.com consulting practice?
Yesterday BizAcademy did just that and heard about the risks these leaders did and...
At BizAcademy yesterday, I get to know some of the candidates over lunch. Such inquisitive and very friendly characters they all are! Here is what they think of the program so far:
What made you sign up for the program?
A number of the candidates wanted to focus on their lives and their current...
I recently learnt about the rewarding and opportunity creating program held by the Salesforce.com Foundation every July in Sydney called BizAcademy. After learning about the end goals of the program, I felt lucky and grateful for all of the support I have personally experienced throughout my...
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I really like my job and the company I work for. I realise that it isn't exactly earth shattering news to like your employer but I really, really like this place. I was reading an excellent article by Katya Andresen, the COO and CSO at Network for Good, earlier this week about the...
I am not someone prone to introspection (even at this time of year when you are supposed to be proffering up resolutions left, right and centre) however I am finding myself drawn to a couple of quotes right now.
The first is from Ghandi - "Be the change you wish to see in the...
Social media is having a significant impact on the way all businesses communicate both internally and externally, and in particular, Not For Profits (NFP) organisations need to leverage these social channels strongly to create real and meaningful relationships that connect with supporters,...
Australia is more than just the lucky mining country, it is also an innovation leader. From the Hills Hoist and Victa rotary lawn mower to more modern day innovation like the CSIRO’s WiFi technologies. And while many people think of Silicon Valley as the exclusive centre of mobile and social app...