GWT Next is a community of innovative, forward thinking professionals.
- Are you innovative and forward thinking?
- Do you recognize that we are in a place of transformation?
- Do you want to know about trends and change?
If your answer is YES to all these then you are the right place.
Check out: Our Manifesto.
Laura Goodrich is an internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace dynamics and relationships. She has over twenty five years professional experience; nineteen of which she has spent as an innovator, speaker, coach, and consultant. Her global perspective on business and change have earned her the reputation as a “team fixer”; someone who can create positive outcomes in even the most challenging workplace dynamics.
Goodrich is also the award winning author and producer of the book and film “Seeing Red Cars: Driving Yourself, Your Team and Your Organization to a Positive Future.” Described as ‘transformational, relevant and timely,’ Seeing Red Cars was chosen by the Wall Street Journal and LiveMint as a “Top Five Leadership Book”. Forbes magazine labeled it as a “must read,” for leaders who want what it takes to accomplish positive change.
In addition to her book, “Seeing Red Cars,” Laura has hosted three television shows and a national radio program. She and her business partner Greg Stiever are pioneers in producing cutting edge Online Experiences that leverage filmmaking sensibilities into a process that drives true change.
In 2007 Goodrich was named as one of the top ten international executive coaches by Blanchard and Company, one of the world’s largest training and coaching organizations.
At GWTNext, she leads a community of innovative, forward thinking professionals who recognize that we’re not leaving on the road we came on. We are at a place of transformation and few industries will be exempt. We don’t have all the answers, but are committed to figuring them out together. We recognize that it is a time of great opportunity!
Before GWTNext, Goodrich co-founded On Impact Productions, a pioneer in designing and authoring interactive online experience that leverages film making sensibilities, stories, coaching and learning spaced over time that create real change. She is also a co-owner of Next Generation, an organization bringing interactive online transformation to leaders, associations and organizations worldwide.
Goodrich is a member of the World Future Society (WFS), and the Global Speakers Federation (GSF), and is a practice leader in Global Workforce Change and Innovation with the Executive Next Practices Institute (ENP.)
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Greg has directed and produced award winning feature length documentaries, Poles Apart and America Takes Flight, both appearing on PBS, and recently directed the new series Make Television for PBS.
He has directed the series Hometime for PBS, The Seasoned Gardner for Home and Garden Television, and has gained extensive location experience shooting Secrets of the Rainmaker for National Geographic in Africa. He has produced and directed a centennial video for the 3M Company, and was director of photography for the Emmy Award winning Grandfather’s Birthday, and camera operator for the Mighty Ducks and several music videos for Prince.
Stiever’s true passion is in telling stories that move and engage people. He partnered with the thought leader Laura Goodrich seven years ago and founded On Impact Productions to create new processes to instruct organizations. On Impact’s goal is to disseminate forward thinking ideas to individuals and teams in new in innovative ways. Combined with Goodrich’s assistance as a Global Workforce Innovator, On Impact is positioned to tell powerful stories to change behavior in the people.
Read Greg’s story to know him better.
Honored with over sixty awards for his work, Greg Stiever is proud of receiving local, national, and international awards including Minnesota’s Oscar for Best Feature Film. The Short Film Showcase from National Endowment of the Arts, a Bronze Medal from the Cannes Film Festival, Best Cinematography at the Santa Clarita Film Festival, A Regional Emmy, Monitor Award for Best Achievement in Directing, and several CINE Gold Eagle Awards.
Stiever’s feature length documentary film, Poles Apart aired on PBS and and The National Geographic Channel in Europe, Asia and Africa. A few of the awards for Poles Apart include: Best Documentary at the Lake Placid Film Forum, Best Documentary at the Breckenridge Festival of Film, a Silver at the Philadelphia Film Festival and the Best of Fest at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International film festival.