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Webinar: Speaking uncomfortable truths to leaders

WEBINAR: November 28, 2018 | 11:00a.m. to Noon EST Redwood Performance Group and Leslie Michener. Speaking uncomfortable truths to leaders is uncomfortable in itself! There’s no denying that taking this step can be risky, but sometimes we just can’t live with the way things are. Understanding the relationship between truth and power in the workplace, and […]

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Artificial intelligence

We recently attended a session at iVentures and the topic on everyone’s lips was—ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. In fact, it’s what everyone wanted to talk about. Accenture’s Nicole Knott wrote a post called “Creating a Better World With AI.” She starts with fear and ends with a better place. She says: “To unleash the power of AI […]

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Music DNA in a spray can

On the 20th anniversary of its release, Bristol music collective Massive Attack decided to re-release Mezzanine (their best-selling album)–but with a twist. They encoded the record into synthetic DNA and released it as DNA spray paint. This is a first and an interesting take on DNA for storage that most of us had never thought […]

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Machine learning

We recently attended a session at iVentures and the topic on everyone’s lips was—ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. In fact, it’s what everyone wanted to talk about. Accenture’s Nicole Knott wrote a post called “Creating a Better World With AI.” She starts with fear and ends with a better place. She says: “To unleash the power of AI […]

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The power of community

This story is inspiring. A community came together to help a long standing bookstore purchase a new location andthen came togetherone day to help them move. More than 200 community members (men, women and children) showed up and stood shoulder to shoulder to form a line from the old shop to the new shop. They then passed […]

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Design thinking

According to Wikipedia, “design thinking refers to the cognitive, strategic and practical processes by which design concepts (proposals for new products, buildings, machines, etc.) are developed by designers and/or design teams.” Giselle Abramovich recently wrote an article in CMO.com by Adobe highlighting “15 mind-blowing stats about design thinking.” You can find all 15 here, but in […]

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LMS advice for SMBs

There’s so much information out there about learning management systems. And every now and then we come across great advice worth sharing. Posting in B2C, Christopher Pappas outlines “5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Learning Management System for Your SMB.” Here are the five questions he believes small and medium-sized businesses should ask. What is […]

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Tell your story with clarity

When talking about the things you don’t want to talk about, negotiation and conflict resolution expert, Peter Hiddema“How to Talk About the Things You Don’t Want to Talk About“ proposes three guidelines to telling your story with clarity: Don’t present your conclusions as THE truth. Share where your conclusions come from. Avoid absolutes such as […]

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Redwood’s in Ottawa for CSAE’s 2018 conference

Redwood’s Lydia Sani and Les Truxa have arrived in Ottawa and set up shop for the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE)’s 2018 Conference—Associations: Future Proof.  Come check out our booth and attend Lydia’s Lightning Talk, 10:30 on October 25th. Lydia will present a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) that will help Associations understand […]

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Taking VR to the cats—VIDEO

We promise no cats were harmed in this VR interaction demo by Leap Motion. They encourage learning through play and experimentation. VR interactions harness the power of intuitiveness more than any other technology.  You can download the VR, but don’t forget to put kitty back together when you’re done.

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