Blog

Life at makepositive is never dull! We encourage our team to share their experiences with us so that we can all get to know each other better. Here you will find a wide variety of articles relating to life at makepositive. Your feedback is very welcome. Enjoy!

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  • My journey from Greece to makepositive via University of Leeds

    Posted on Friday, November 17, 2017 by Katerina KokkoniNo comments

    Peter Drucker, the father of management theory, said: “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” And that is what I try to do… create my own future!                 I grew up in Greece with a dream to change the world… into a world full of happy faces and trustworthy people! A little bit of background ... my previous working experience through different positions helped ...

  • From the horse’s mouth by Victoria Scott

    Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2017 by Victoria ScottNo comments

    November 2017 marks my two year anniversary of working for makepositive.   makepositive is a multi-award winning platinum Salesforce consultancy, the largest pure-play platinum partner in the UK. We are on an amazing growth journey, winning some of the best and biggest projects around. Some of the best and brightest in the Salesforce ecosystem can be found working here, it’s a caring, ...

  • My Visit to The Earth Saviours Foundation, Gurugram by Abhilasha Dhamija

    Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by Abhilasha DhamijaNo comments

    A few of us from the makepositive India office recently got a chance to visit the old age home at The Earth Saviours Foundation, Gurugram established in 2008 by Ravi Kalra (aka The Karma Yogi). We got a deep insight into some of the bitter and disillusioned realities of life, which turned out to be an eye-opener for us as we reflected on our way back to be always with our parents through thick ...

  • Why hiring a veteran can be a serious advantage by Ryan Nast

    Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by Ryan NastNo comments

    makepositive is an equal opportunities employer and takes pride in supporting campaigns aimed to improve the rights of all. In the first of our series of employee insights, we hear from former Royal Marine Ryan Nast, makepositive CRM Program Manager. So… why hire a veteran in to your organisation? What could this bring and what are the advantages? Here are 5 compelling reasons why you should ...

  • Walking Meetings ... by Emma Watts

    Posted on Friday, October 6, 2017 by Emma WattsNo comments

    I did something yesterday that I haven’t done in ages. Something I love doing and something that has so many benefits, I was kicking myself for not getting back to it sooner: a walking meeting.  Nothing complicated, nothing crazy, just walking and talking, at the same time.  In honour of Walk to School month (yes, it’s a thing) I thought I’d go ahead and blog about it. There are so many ...

  • My Journey from India to makepositive London

    Posted on Friday, September 15, 2017 by Abhilasha DhamijaNo comments

    My makepositive journey has been extraordinary. I started off as a Technical Associate almost four years ago in Gurgaon (India) with only a vague idea of what I wanted to do with my career in Salesforce. Shortly afterward, I became a part of the Managed Services team, which, on reflection, was a significant turning point in my career. I’ve worked as a Technical Consultant in Managed Services ...

  • makepositive (UK) Away Day Summer 2017: report by Nadio Granata

    Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2017 by Nadio GranataNo comments

    There are company Away Days … and there is the makepositive Away Day! The following is a personal review of what it was like to be fortunate enough to take part in this year’s event. Company Away Days are nothing new. They are often seen as critical to enabling key messages to be communicated across the organisation without the distractions of the daily chores. In some cases, they are little ...

  • Partner Cricket Day ... everyone is a winner

    Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 by Nadio Granata & Kasif ImranNo comments

    Partner Cricket Day hailed a massive success Congratulations to the makepositive cricket team who won the inaugural Partners Day Cricket Tournament beating Natterbox in a thrilling final. The sun was going down when Player of the Tournament, Connor Barry took to the crease one last time along with our CEO Mark Richards. They got out a little earlier than expected but their final and most ...

  • My work experience week with makepositive … and the lessons I have learnt (Guest Blog)

    Posted on Monday, August 14, 2017 by Nadio GranataNo comments

    Before coming to makepositive, I had absolutely no idea what Salesforce was or how makepositive was linked to Salesforce. To be honest, I expected this work experience week to be spent with people in suits working monotonously at desks …  but it's actually been the complete opposite. The atmosphere here is positive and everyone is always happy and hardworking. I’ve met a wide range of different ...

  • My Salesforce apprenticeship: the journey so far

    Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 by Anand AtwalNo comments

    Last year I received an email from Step Forward talking about a “Salesforce apprenticeship”  I asked the question: What is Salesforce? 11 months later, I am so glad I did. I could never have imagined the exciting prospects of my journey with Step Forward to be as far-reaching, exciting and life-changing as it has been. When starting off the process, I found myself to be quite apprehensive ...