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Story Time: How the Org Database Became My Career

Gang! If you’ve been following me for a while, then you know a bit about my story. Like that before becoming a data princess (real nickname), I was an external-facing relationship manager. 

But I wanted to share more about my journey, because I know many of us are reflecting on our careers during the pandemic. Myself included.

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How I Passed the Salesforce Advanced Administrator Certification Exam [2020]

Gang, I recently got my Salesforce Advanced Admin Certification. And to be honest, it was a bit of a mess getting there! 🤪

So I’m sharing my story for anyone who might benefit. That includes the mistakes I made during my prep, and the last minute changes that helped me turn things around before exam day.

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Trying to Find the Right Words.

Okay, gang. It’s been a minute. Given all that’s happened, it only feels right to attempt some sort of acknowledgment of this moment. Even if the words are hard to find.

So here it goes.

Most of us know that racial injustice is nothing new. Racism itself is a deplorable stain on our nation – riddled throughout our history, clearly enduring even in the present.

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10 Food Hacks I Only Learned Thanks to COVID-19

I’m not a bad cook. But I’m no Emeril either. And thanks to COVID-19, I’m in a position where I’m cooking now more than ever.

Mainly I’ve been focused on trying to eat healthy, keeping meals interesting, and making sure that none of it goes to waste.

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These are frustrating times – even in the small ways.

Gang. I know this is not the time to feel frustrated about the little things.

The world is going through an unprecedented moment of danger, grief, and loss. Our essential workers and first responders are doing some of the hardest work of their lives. We all know someone, personally or through loved ones, who is struggling or already lost to the coronavirus. Not to mention all the people we know who have taken severe hits financially, having lost their livelihoods one way or another.

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8 Tips For Working From Home for the First Time

For those of us who still have jobs, this new normal requires many of us to work from home for the very first time.

Which is something to be grateful for. Not needing to risk our health, being free to exercise our civic duty to slow the spread, all while getting a paycheck….is a wonderful thing.