TAG® Blog - 2019 Posts

Understanding Impact - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 10 months ago

A single drop of water splashing against a rock may not seem to have an erosive impact. However, there is power in water drops, for over time water has the strength to wear down stone.

Seriously... what's all this talk about inclusion?

by Jon Grannis, 11 months ago

Seriously... what's all this talk about inclusion? Leveraging the power of diversity is all about embracing inclusion!

Hiring Should Always Be More Than a Gut Feeling

by Jon Grannis, 12 months ago

Interviewing can really suck! Having a hard time getting it right? Behavior-Based Interviewing works when it comes to hiring for a good fit.

Understanding the Fear - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 12 months ago

Jumping out of an airplane might seem insane to some people, while to others it is an exhilarating and often repeated experience. What makes one person deeply afraid may not be at all scary to another person.

Understanding From Experience - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 13 months ago

A documentary about life in the sea will provide knowledge about ocean life. However, that knowledge is enhanced when it is combined with the experience of scuba diving. The combined knowledge and experience deepens your understanding of the sea exponentially.

Understanding Perceived Value - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 13 months ago

During the Revolutionary War, lobster was considered such inferior food that it was used to feed the British prisoners, and even they revolted against it. With the advent of railroads, trains brought lobster to the Midwesterners, who had no cultural bias, and found it to be a delicacy.

Documenting Discipline™ eLearning Program Has Been Released!

by Jon Grannis, 13 months ago

Documenting Discipline™ our newest Classic course has just been released. Lack of solid documentation is the single most common mistake employers make when handling discipline or terminations. What if you need to justify an employment decision or termination long after it occurs?

Sollah Continues Adding High Definition Video Assets in TAG®!

by Jon Grannis, 14 months ago

Crisp, clear, high definition video is great for home... and even better for training. Sollah Interactive has been releasing new content in high definition video and now it's being added to TAG®!

More Than a Gut Feeling™ eLearning Program Has Been Released!

by Jon Grannis, 14 months ago

Based on the best-selling interviewing program of all time. More Than a Gut Feeling™: Leveraging the Power of Behavior-Based Interviewing eLearning Program Has Been Released! This interactive course will empower and increase understanding that the single best predictor of future job performance is past job behavior.

Understanding Context - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 15 months ago

When a rubber band is stretched taut it has potential energy. This potential energy is only important if the rubber band is released and the band moves towards a target. A diverse team can also have incredible intrinsic potential. However, if team members do not feel comfortable contributing their unique ideas, they will not release their great potential energy towards the target of innovation.

Sollah Interactive Announces Acquisition of Media Learning International’s Training Library

by Jon Grannis, 15 months ago

Sollah Interactive, a premiere training content producer and curator has announced today the acquisition of Media Learning International’s content library.

Understanding Context - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 16 months ago

Even with the most common of words, understanding the context in which that word is used is critical to understanding the significance behind what is being said, whether communicating across the world or across the hall.

Emotional Intelligence (EI) - A Better Predictor of Top Performers Than Intelligence (IQ)

by Jon Grannis, 16 months ago

Emotional Intelligence (EI) or Emotional Quotient (EQ) is considered to be the compliment to traditional IQ (Intelligence Quotient). EI has been offered as the missing link which explains why people with average IQ outperformed those with the highest IQ 70% of the time.

Understanding Hidden Beauty - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 17 months ago

The majority of the time, a male peacock looks ordinary and small. However, when given an opportunity to showcase himself, he becomes a world-renown beauty.

Understanding Passion - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 18 months ago

The energy of a “match on the pitch” comes from a group of people sharing in their common passion. Being in the midst of your passion is an energizing experience.

Understand How To Use Your Skills - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 2 years ago

With effective instructions, open communication, and management support, employees are able to unlock and cultivate their natural talents and interests into skills that add to the strength of their team.

Sollah Adds Product Solutions to EEOC's Chart of Risk Factors for Harassment

by Jon Grannis, 2 years ago

It's always great having a resource to help understand tough workplace issues - like harassment and discrimination. The EEOC has published their matrix for noticing the risk factors for workplace harassment and discrimination. We've added a column - called Sollah Solutions - that helps our customers find the best resources to combat those risks.

Understand Preconceived Notions - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 2 years ago

Having preconceived notions about other people is like assuming that you know all of the ingredients of an item of food just by looking at it.

Understand Your Significance - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 2 years ago

On a calm, sunny day a lighthouse keeper’s job may seem unnecessary and unimportant compared to that of a ship’s captain. In the midst of a stormy night, however, the captain relies upon the crucial guidance of the lighthouse keeper to safely navigate the ship.