Posts Tagged Redwood Performance Group

Dear Abby for the workplace

There’s very good advice found in Alison Green’s ASK A MANAGER website and in her books. Alison’s been answering people’s work-related questions since 2007. She gets questions on topics like how to make your boss adore you, how to take criticism gracefully, what to do when your manager won’t manage, how to not suck at firing people, […]

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Combining eLearning with a Chatbot

An AI-enabled Chatbot or Smartbot lets users interact and have realistic conversations with the program. Ravi Pratap Singh has written an article about the world’s first chatbot-powered eLearning course using Storyline—Project Disha. Project Disha addresses the topic of workplace sexual harassment in India via an interactive, scenario-based eLearning Course and a Chatbot called Disha the […]

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Create your own custom Chatbot

Alexander Salas has outlined 10 steps for creating your own custom Chatbot for eLearning purposes. This includes creating free accounts on Skype, QnA, and BotFramework; creating, testing, and verifying your knowledge base data; and embedding your Chatbot in the eLearning. Read the full eLearning Industry article.

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Finding the right authoring tool

There are many authoring tools in the marketplace above and beyond the three biggies: Storyline, Lectora, and Captivate. But how can you select a tool that is right for you? Read Kirstie Greany’s article: 7 Questions You Need to Ask When Choosing an Authoring Tool. Here’s the seven questions in a nutshell: Is it easy […]

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Alison Green has biases

Yes, we already posted about advice columnist, Alison Green; however, the biases she lists in her Ask a Manager website are worth their own post: “I believe the whole point of managing is to get things done. Everything else follows from there. I believe that employers and employees should just be straightforward with each other and not […]

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When not to invest in training

This is a good Ron Carucci article. He writes about when companies should invest in training their employees and when they shouldn’t. The first step is to understand whether the need is skills based or a knowledge deficit—which can be addressed with a well-designed training program. But if the problems are systemic, then the training […]

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Six ways to make learning stick

Redwood’s tagline is learning that sticks. So we thought we’d share Kirstie Greany’s interview with Learning Psychologist, Stella Collins: HOW TO MAKE BRAIN-FRIENDLY LEARNING THAT STICKS. Here are her six ways (and accompanying quotes): L is for linking. “It’s about warming up the right set of neurons so they’re ready to receive new information.” E […]

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17 eLearning Trends of 2019

We’re highlighting Asha Pandy’s eLearning Industry’s article about eLearning trends in 2019 for a reason. It’s well thought out and she has structured the trends into four groupings as follows: ONE: Trends That Help Learners Learn and Apply This Learning to Show Better Performance or Behavioral Change: Mobile Learning Digitalization of ILT (to Blended or Fully […]

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Stop making New Year’s resolutions

Welcome to 2019! Meg Salter, author of Mind Your Life: How Mindfulness Can Build Resilience and Reveal Your Extraordinary, recommends setting goals and intentions rather than New Years’ resolutions. Goals (tangible, objective outcomes that are to be achieved in the future) are your destination, while intentions (purpose or values that are in the present) describe your […]

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Jaw-dropping AI

We’ve been providing interesting information around AI in previous blogs, but this application just made our jaws drop. The title of Dana Smith’s article published by the University of California San Francisco is: Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease in Brain Scans Six Years Before a Diagnosis.You read that right. Jae Ho Sohn, MD, MS and […]

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