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The Secrets of Planning the Amsterdam User Group

The Amsterdam User Group (AUG) gets between 50 and 70 attendees for our meetings (other groups are available throughout the Netherlands, even during these strange times). Now that I’ve stepped down as co-leader, after 3.5 years, I can shrug off the non disclosure agreement and spill the beans on what makes our sessions so special. […]

I’m quitting… Because the future is awesome!

Last year, I wrote in the guide to setting up your own Salesforce Saturday: “Running a [group] is great, but if you’re unavailable due to a cold or other equally traumatic life event (e.g. kids birthday party), then you don’t want everyone else’s fun to stop… “ The guide references various reasons for not being […]

Which webinar/video conferencing tool?

Our comparison charts highlight some key differences to help you choose the right tool for your needs during the Coronavirus pandemic, focusing on the affordable end of the market. Features and pricing may change once normality resumes. There are some caveats about each tool – read on to the end, for the tips and tricks! […]

YeurLeadin goes Slack!

Since the dawn of time (well, 2017) there’s been a Slack workspace where certain Community Leaders have come together to discuss all things Ohana. Whether that’s coordinating a Dreamin event, working out the volunteering schedule for a Basecamp, discussing how to use Event in a Box or to ask if anyone is available to do […]

YeurLeadin’ 20: Tickets now available!

Just want the tickets? Skip to the end! Need to know more? Read on… Bigger, more inclusive, and even more interactive. We’re back and going deeper. But what’s it about? Why, in 2019, did we get a 4.66 out of 5 for “Would you attend another event like this in Europe, were one to be […]

A Winter Warning!

This is a Christmas Fairy tale. As we all know, that means bad things happen which may frighten the reader, but fear not for there will be a happy ending! Let us begin our story of woe, misunderstandings and assumptions, saved by fellows’ gumptions! Please read on in the spirit of enjoyment, lessons learned and […]

2019 – Feedback

We really believe in transparency, so we’re publishing our survey results. Fancy doing something like this in your own region, or leading the charge in Europe? Drop us a line for more info. We’re happy to spill the beans! Total surveys completed: 35 (out of 73 attendees in total; 49 fully on boarded CGLs and […]

Diary Planning – Some Tips

Does this sound familiar to you? Before every meeting we would discuss diary dates. We would play snap a number of minutes (and sometimes days, if communicating by email), trying to find a date when all us co-leaders would be available for the next meeting.  This was a frustrating game and sometimes it wouldn’t work. […]

We Need Volunteers! (& How to Get Them)

Is it work or something else? Look at the smiles on these Czech Dreamin volunteers to make your own decision For ages I’ve been trying to work out some of the magic that helps create the friendly, welcoming spirit throughout the Dutch Salesforce community. I’ve thought about it for quite a long while, but couldn’t […]