Looking back at the Salesforce Princess realm in review, 2016 was a year of change.
To kick off the year I passed my Advanced Admin Certification. This gave me such a rush to hit the ground running for 2016. Getting this certification solidified for me that I am in deed a princess of power!
I moved to a new company. LifeLock feels like home. I’ve only been here since August, but I feels like it’s been years. I love the culture and I’m no longer a solo admin. It was so nice to take a couple days of vacation and not worry about the realm while I was away. I’m sure there will always be exciting opportunities and more changes to come in 2017.
Dreamforce 2016 was a totally different experience for me. It was the first time I didn’t have an agenda packed with sessions and HOTs. I spent my time with other Salesforce rockstars this year. I enjoyed cheering on my follow Phoenicians in their speaking sessions, volunteering at the admin meadow, and attending some amazing meetups with other user group leaders and MVPs. It was nice to connect with community members that I chat with online and meet new fast friends. Don’t forget seeing U2 with 100,000 of my closest friends.
I finally became a Trailblazer with getting over 100 Trailhead badges! I loved refreshing my memory and challenging myself with some of the beginner developer badges. I learned tips and tricks to help with the Phoenix Women In Tech user group, career planning and story telling.
We added a co-leader to the Phoenix Women In Tech user group. Gloria Gutierrez @Msgsquared joined me to help with the group. As we plan meetings for the group, it is so exciting to have her perspective.
I spoke on my first customer panel for Salesforce this year. Sharing my story of career path with a live audience allowed me to check off an item on my bucket list. I plan to push myself further outside my comfort zone and come up with a topic to submit to Dreamforce 2017.
Salesforce goals for 2017:
- Add certifications to my bag of tricks (Join me at Destination Success in March. Vegas Baby!)
- Continue to grow the Phoenix WIT user group
- Get more Trailhead badges
- Continue to push myself to connect more with the Salesforce Community
- Help rock the 1st WITness Success conference with all the amazing Women in Tech.