Amp Up Your Awesome Admin Superpowers with These 9 Podcasts

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Listening to the Salesforce Admin Podcast is a great way to learn how to become a more awesome Admin. Just recently we reached a major milestone: 500,000 all-time downloads! That means #AwesomeAdmins all around the globe have listened to some of our 445 episodes featuring over 400 fellow Admins, product experts, and community leaders share their stories about how they’ve become #AwesomeAdmins and empowered others.

To celebrate over 500,000 all-time downloads, we pulled together some of our favorite episodes focused on helping you build your #AwesomeAdmin Superpowers: champion productivity, deliver innovation, and connect experiences. Thank you for listening, #AwesomeAdmins!

Best Productivity Episodes

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Carlos Umana Champions Productivity at BMC Software
In this episode, Carlos Umana, Principle Business System Analyst at BMC Software, shares how he champions productivity in his large organization, and how he picked up admin skills from a developer background. Carlos & Gillian talk about how using the declarative has helped Carlos create scalable solutions for his large organization, and the secret to collaborating with a large team.

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How Matt Vickery Brought Automation to the Washington State Housing Finance Commission
Being a champion for productivity means being a champion for affordable housing for Matt Vickery, Salesforce Administrator at the Washington State Housing and Finance Commission. In this episode, Matt shares how he got into Salesforce, and how it’s simplified and streamlined processes for his team, and how they use Salesforce to help get people into homes.

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Dashboards & Subfolders with Anusha Surepeddi
Dashboards are one of the top ways to increase productivity across your company by getting everyone on the same page about what’s going on in a shareable, beautiful way. That’s why Salesforce Analytics Product Manager Anusha Surepeddi joins the podcast to dive into the wonderful world of subfolders, and how her team delivered this top-3 idea of all time on IdeaExchange.

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Best Innovation Episodes

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Nana Gregg Delivers Innovation at JLL Technology Solutions
Listen to hear how Nana Gregg, VP Senior Salesforce Administrator at JLL Technology Solutions and Salesforce MVP uses Salesforce to drive innovation in every part of her org. Gillian talks with her about how her passion for learning grew her career, how she gets other members of her company to see her as more than an IT resource, and the power of community.

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How Einstein Bots Work with Molly Mahar
In this episode, Molly Mahar, Product Designer of User Interface and User Experience at Salesforce, demystifies the Einstein machinery behind bots. Learn how you can deliver innovation using bots, what types of bots exist, how natural language processing works, and how you can train your own bot with Einstein.

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A Platform for Equality with Jimmy Hua
Jimmy Hua, a Lead Member of Technical Staff in Software Engineering at Salesforce, and the founder of Asiapacforce, shares how he’s innovated a way to promote quality using the Salesforce platform. Jimmy shares his story about how he’s built an app to help make equality a reality, using standard functionality to innovate new solutions that scale.

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Best Connections Episodes

Katherine Clark Connects Experiences at Vetforce
In this episode, Katherine Clark, Vetforce Product Manager at Salesforce shares her story of how she connects experiences for her users. Listen as this solo Admin talks about how she connects Vetforce members with the skills and careers that they need using automation, communities, and soon: Einstein bots!

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From Army to Admin with Misty Fierro
It’s one thing to connect different parts of your company using Salesforce, but you can also extend that to connect with your community, like Misty Fierro, Senior Salesforce Analyst in Sales Operations and Commercial Analytics at SolarWinds. Misty shares how she overcame the experience barriers that were limiting her career, the power of the community, the amazing Vetforce and Merivis organizations, and getting the experience you need to get the job.

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Emily Tam’s Trailblazer Story
Emily Tam, Director of Application Development at Borrego Solar Systems, joins the podcast to share how she’s connecting her company using Salesforce. Listen to learn about her amazing path to being an Admin, the value of hands-on training, and how her team is managing a transition to Lightning in an org that relies on Salesforce from top to bottom.

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Replay: Hiring an Admin with Lissa Smith

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