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Raise your Velocity Quotient

Raise your Velocity Quotient

In dynamic markets, velocity is a competitive advantage. VQ (Velocity Quotient) is a measure of the time and resources needed to achieve desired results. CEO Deidre Paknad explains how you can achieve more with less using Workboard's Business Velocity Platform.

Strategy & Execution

Blog post: Change Agents: Know Thy Audience

Change Agents: Know Thy Audience

Change agents and their ideas are the life force of organizations, but not all employees thrive on change. How you communicate new ideas plays a huge role in how well they're received and how quickly they're adopted. Use these 5 questions to prepare and communicate your vision for innovation.

Leader Development

Blog post: How to Create Team Synergy and Keep It Going

How to Create Team Synergy and Keep It Going

For any leader wanting a results-oriented team, that team must operate in synergy. Learn the three 'foundations' that must be in place for synergy to occur.

Strategy & Execution

Blog Post: When It Comes to Setting Goals, Less is More

When It Comes to Setting Goals, Less is More

It's a great time to self-assess accomplishments on last quarter's goals and double down for great execution the rest of the year. Here are 3 tips to help managers set, stick to and achieve business goals.

Leader Development

Blog Post: Being Great Means Being Grateful

Being Great Means Being Grateful

Now is the perfect time to experience gratitude. It’s the ultimate win/win: we feel great when we experience gratitude and, when we share it, other people feel great too.

Leader Development

Blog Post: The 4 Non-Negotiable Qualities of Leadership

The 4 Non-Negotiable Qualities of Leadership

Leadership is a personal quality and behavior, not a role or title. And while it’s always been important for senior managers and executives to lead, it’s never been more important for front line managers to do so.

Goal Achievement

Blog post: Achieve Bold Goals, Don’t Just Set Them

The Difference Between Dreamers and Doers

In many ways, setting goals is similar to dreaming of success. But achieving goals is infinitely harder and more complex. Consider these four tips for using your energy and capacity to achieve greater professional success.

Leader Development

Connect, Calibrate and Coach: A Simple Formula for Great 1on1s

If you lead a team, coaching people and giving regular feedback — positive and constructive — is part of the job. Put people at the top of your priority list and elevate your 1on1s with these 5 topics.

Strategy & Execution

Blog Post: 6 Hallmarks of High Performing Teams

6 Hallmarks of High Performing Teams

High performing teams seem to generate their own energy and elevate everyone on the team to their full potential. What sets these teams apart from the rest?

Strategy & Execution

Blog Post: 4 Ways to Increase Your Execution (and Career) Velocity

4 Ways to Increase Your Execution (and Career) Velocity

The formula for achieving goals is straightforward: apply team, time and budget to the specific work needed to reach the right results. Very successful people achieve goals faster and with fewer resources than peers; their execution velocity is high, which raises their career velocity.


Be Fearless About Feedback

Feedback motivates teams and helps people and impact grow.

Goal Achievement

Blog post: The Art of the OKR

The Art of the OKR

The OKR approach to setting goals is key at high growth Silicon Valley companies. Coach, consultant and guest velocity guru Christina Wodtke offers a template for masterful goal achievement.