Deidre's Blog

Blog Post: Being Great Means Being Grateful

5 Ways to Manage Stress on the Job

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

While too much stress isn’t good, the sensation of stress is an important business signal – it can help us identify what needs our attention.

Blog Post: Being Great Means Being Grateful

Being Great Means Being Grateful

Friday, October 24, 2014

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.

Blog Post: A Day-by-Day Program for Achieving Your Leadership Aspirations

Why Great Leaders are Entrepreneurs at Heart

Friday, September 19, 2014

Can you be a leader and an entrepreneur? In this interview, Dr. Maryann Baumgarten of Lit Up Leadership asks how Workboard CEO Deidre Paknad has built success as both, and how you can too.

Blog Post: A Day-by-Day Program for Achieving Your Leadership Aspirations

A Day-by-Day Program for Achieving Your Leadership Aspirations

Monday, September 8, 2014

Align time, skills and effort to build leadership skill and capacity.

Blog Post: Goal Alignment: Job One for Managers

Managing, Mentoring & Working with Millennials

Monday, August 18, 2014

5 Management Tips to Bridge Differences.

Blog Post: Goal Alignment: Job One for Managers

Goal Alignment: Job One for Managers

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

8 Tactics to Prevent Career and Goal Gaps Between Managers and Team Members

Blog Post: The 5 Dynamics of Low Performing Teams

The 5 Dynamics of Low Performing Teams

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Don’t let freeloaders or fear undermine your team.

Blog Post: 6 Hallmarks of High Performing Teams

6 Hallmarks of High Performing Teams

Monday, August 4, 2014

Great Teams Exhilarate — What Sets Them Apart?

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

When It Comes to Setting Goals, Less is More

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

3 tips for managers to set, stick to and achieve business goals.

Blog Post: Invest Your Intelligence Where It Matters; Stop Wasting It on Things That Don't

Unthinking Thinking

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Invest your intelligence where it matters; stop wasting it on things that don't.

Blog Post: 500 Billion Reasons to Help Managers Be More Effective Leaders

500 Billion Reasons to Help Managers Be More Effective Leaders

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

There is a tremendous engagement and execution gap in companies today. Only 13% of employees are actively engaged in their work. Disengaged employees may actively undermine the value created and customers acquired by their more engaged peers – whom they far outnumber.

Increase your career velocity

The Difference Between Getting Things Done and Making an Impact

Thursday, June 26, 2014

5 career velocity strategies.

Blog post: The Seduction of the Inbox

The Seduction of the Inbox

CEO Deidre Paknad on why our inbox seduces us into executing on the most recent rather than the most important work.

Customer Service

I Have a Thing About Customers …

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Workboard CEO Deidre Paknad offers her short list of values and behaviors that inspire crazy customer love.

'Hey Kid, Want An Opportunity to Excel?'

"Hey Kid, Want An Opportunity to Excel?"

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Workboard CEO Deidre Paknad on how to engage mentors and make the most of the growth opportunity.