100 episodes

Have you ever wished you could be in the same room with an inspirational leader you admire? Close enough to feel their presence? To hear them tell their story in their own words? And really understand how they became the Trailblazer they are today? At Salesforce, we’re fortunate enough to hear these conversations all the time — at our events, like Dreamforce, and in meetings with our customers and communities. And now, you can experience those conversations too. Every week Blazing Trails brings you new episodes featuring Trailblazers who are leading the charge on topics like the future of work, equality, sustainability, well-being, and technology.

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    • 4.4, 345 Ratings

Have you ever wished you could be in the same room with an inspirational leader you admire? Close enough to feel their presence? To hear them tell their story in their own words? And really understand how they became the Trailblazer they are today? At Salesforce, we’re fortunate enough to hear these conversations all the time — at our events, like Dreamforce, and in meetings with our customers and communities. And now, you can experience those conversations too. Every week Blazing Trails brings you new episodes featuring Trailblazers who are leading the charge on topics like the future of work, equality, sustainability, well-being, and technology.

    Equality, Teamwork, and Leadership with Activist and Athlete Billie Jean King

    Equality, Teamwork, and Leadership with Activist and Athlete Billie Jean King

    Today on Blazing Trails, we take a break from our Leading Through Change series to share our interview with visionary, activist, and tennis world champion Billie Jean King! King joins Pip Marlow, CEO of Salesforce Australia and New Zealand, to talk equality and leadership. They discuss King’s journey as a young tennis player, how she got to where she is now, tips for how leaders can promote equality in the workplace, and why being solution-oriented is the key to success.
    To learn more about Leading Through Change and to access additional resources to help you and your business manage during this global crisis, go to salesforce.com/blog.

    • 28 min
    Mindfulness Practices for Stressful Times with Arianna Huffington, CEO of Thrive Global

    Mindfulness Practices for Stressful Times with Arianna Huffington, CEO of Thrive Global

    Joining Blazing Trails today is Arianna Huffington, the founder of HuffPo and current CEO of Thrive Global. Arianna sits down with Salesforce Senior Vice President of Employee Marketing and Engagement Jody Kohner and Salesforce Employee Engagement Programs Director Kathryn Bowen. She shares her three favorite micro-steps for combatting anxiety, her philosophy of “Onward, Upward, Inward,” and the importance of having a routine, especially in stressful times.
    To learn more about Leading Through Change and to access additional resources to help you and your business manage during this global crisis, go to salesforce.com/blog.

    • 37 min
    Humor, Human Connection, and Work-From-Home Life with Comedian Trevor Noah

    Humor, Human Connection, and Work-From-Home Life with Comedian Trevor Noah

    Today's Leading Through Change series guest is actor, comedian, and host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah. Trevor sits down with Salesforce Senior Vice President of Employee Marketing and Engagement Jody Kohner to discuss humor as a gateway to human connection, adapting to work from home, and what it's been like producing The Daily Social Distancing Show.
    To learn more about Leading Through Change and to access additional resources to help you and your business manage during this global crisis, go to salesforce.com/blog.

    • 14 min
    Meeting Your Customers Where They Are with Bitty & Beau’s Coffee co-founders, Amy and Ben Wright, and Salesforce EVP & GM of B2B CRM, Bill Patterson

    Meeting Your Customers Where They Are with Bitty & Beau’s Coffee co-founders, Amy and Ben Wright, and Salesforce EVP & GM of B2B CRM, Bill Patterson

    Today's guests are Bitty & Beau’s Coffee co-founders, Amy and Ben Wright, and Salesforce EVP & GM of B2B CRM, Bill Patterson. Ben and Amy share how they try to support their employees and customers on a personal level, communicate with honesty, and show their appreciation. They explain how they are using eCommerce to facilitate interactions with customers in today’s environment, and how they are recreating their in-person experience online through social media.

    Please note that halfway through the episode, VP of Trailhead Evangelism at Salesforce, Leah McGowen-Hare, joins the discussion to host a Q&A with our guests.
    To learn more about Leading Through Change and to access additional resources to help you and your business manage during this global crisis, go to salesforce.com/blog.

    • 21 min
    Leadership and Community in Times of Crisis with Salesforce CMO Stephanie Buscemi, Journalist Soledad O'Brien, and Musical Guest Sheryl Crow

    Leadership and Community in Times of Crisis with Salesforce CMO Stephanie Buscemi, Journalist Soledad O'Brien, and Musical Guest Sheryl Crow

    To kick off our Leading Through Change Series, we are joined by Stephanie Buscemi, the Chief Marketing Officer at Salesforce, and Soledad O’Brien, award-winning journalist and CEO of Soledad O’Brien Productions.

    As a small business owner, Soledad is familiar with the struggles facing businesses right now. In today’s conversation, she shares what it’s been like transitioning her business to work-from-home and the tools she’s using to stay in touch with her clients and employees. She also talks about how this crisis has created an opportunity for business leaders to build a deeper sense of community with their teams.

    And be sure to stick around until the end of the episode for a very special treat - a conversation and performance with musician, singer, and songwriter Sheryl Crow. 
    To learn more about Leading Through Change and to access additional resources to help you and your business manage during this global crisis, go to salesforce.com/blog.

    • 45 min
    Introducing, The Leading Through Change Series

    Introducing, The Leading Through Change Series

    As we continue to navigate through the COVID-19 global crisis, companies of all sizes are facing challenges they never could have predicted just weeks ago. In an effort to help businesses manage through this crisis we’ve created Leading Through Change - a program of thought leadership, tips, and resources from Salesforce and our community of Trailblazers to help manage through the crisis.
     
    Over the next 10 episodes of Blazing Trails, you'll hear from guests of all backgrounds; from comedian Trevor Noah, to award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, to small business owners Amy & Ben Wright, and many more.
     
    In today's mini-episode, join safe-at-home hosts Michael Rivo of Salesforce Studios and Laura Woods, Senior Manager of the Salesforce Blog, as they explain what this series is all about and why these discussions are so important to have and share right now.
     
    To learn more about Leading Through Change and to access additional resources to help you and your business manage during this global crisis, go to salesforce.com/blog.

    • 4 min

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