One of the highlights of Dreamforce is the live General Session (no pun intended) with Gen. Colin Powell (ret).
Colin Powell needs no introduction. He was a 4-star General in the USA army, National Security Advisor, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and United States Secretary of State.
This is one time where you can throw out your differences on SaaS vs. on-premise software and listen to a great speaker on leadership.
More importantly, he asks the question what YOU can do to impact the future.
There are a few Patriotic rah-rah moments (for those who are not American), but other than that, if you are going to listen to one podcast this year, this is the one to listen to.
In my opinion, it was one of the most inspirational speeches that I’ve heard in a long time.
The entire 1 hr video is on YouTube, but is now held privately and requires an access code. You can find it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eBCEgpqLGY&feature=player_embedded