Vala Afshar

Vala Afshar

Chief Digital Evangelist @Salesforce | Columnist: @ZDNet @HuffPost | Show: @DisrupTVShow | Book:

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Here is a book store where books are wrapped in paper with short descriptions so no one will ‘judge a book by its cover’ #WorldBookDay 

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The second time you make the same mistake is called a choice.

The best teacher is your last mistake.

The power of quiet leadership is real.

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. —Albert Einstein#WorldBookDay 

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The ability to simplify and consistently remove clutter is a superpower.

@SpaceX  launched another 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit. @elonmusk ’s goal is to have more than 40,000 satellites provide internet access to users around the globe.

The best career advice I can give is this: leave people better than you found them.

Career advice: 1 you are not your job 2 I can > IQ 3 do not speak poorly about others 4 there is no career ladder 5 know when it is time to leave 6 you do not need a title to lead 7 always meet deadlines 8 deliver outside your job description 9 stay teachable 10 share the credit

The Boundless Company is the logical evolution of the Connected Company for the digital-first, decentralized-everything world. In this new world, successful companies must continuously scale their capabilities and reach in order to stay relevant and grow.

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Surround yourself with people who care about and encourage you to reach higher.

Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa broke the world record for the highest wave ever surfed (82 feet), during a session in Nazare, Portugal.

The beauty of physics as shown by drawing natural pendulum motion

The fastest route is not always a straight line.

This is how octopuses use camouflage in the wild

You did not choose your: 1 birthplace 2 skin color 3 birth parents, family 4 birth gender 5 birth language 6 birth name 7 ethnicity 8 born abilities You can choose to be: 1 kind 2 generous 3 honest 4 grateful 5 respectful 6 optimistic 7 humble 8 teachable 9 faithful 10 happy

The world’s most simple ‘sorting by size’ system

In Spain, a taxi driver was known for taking patients to the hospital, free of charge. One day, he got a call to pickup a patient from the hospital. When he arrived, doctors and nurses surprised him with a standing ovation, plus an envelope of money. ES 🚕

The best demonstration of grit, persistence and self-confidence in less than one minute