TAG® Blog - 2021 Posts

Jul 202129

Getting the biggest bang for your budget just got easier!

by Jon Grannis, 3 days ago

Get your team the training & support they need... to effectively succeed! All government entities get 20% off Sollah programs through 9/30/2021. The Sollah team is happy to announce our 2021 Semi-Annual Government Sale!
Jul 202127

Bet you've heard this phrase lately...I'm Stressed!

by Jon Grannis, 5 days ago

Stress is the body's reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or response. It reacts to these changes with physical, mental, and emotional responses. In simple terms, stress occurs when something is impacting us… mostly based on the fear of the unknown.
Jul 202116

Now's the time to really listen to your employees.

by Jon Grannis, 2 weeks ago

Now's the time to really listen to your employees. Have you ever taken the time to really listen to your employees/staff? I mean really listen? If you have, you know that their feedback can be tough to swallow.
Jul 20219

Driving organizational change on diversity dynamics is never easy!

by Jon Grannis, 3 weeks ago

We can all be super heroes... that's the truth! Whether it's helping a colleague on a failing project or being an ally in supporting our non-binary staff. That's the stuff of heroes.
Jul 20211

There's been a sharp drop in male mentors... what are they afraid of?

by Jon Grannis, 4 weeks ago

There's been a sharp drop in male mentors... what are they afraid of? Results from a recent LeanIn.org survey found that 60 percent of male managers are uncomfortable participating in a common work activity with a woman, such as mentoring, working alone, or socializing together.
Jun 202111

Sollah releases new interactive tool for legal/illegal pre-employment questions!

by Jon Grannis, 2 months ago

Asking the right questions is your single best way to get the right kinds of information during the interview... the kinds of information that will lead you to the best hiring decision.
Jun 20212

Find the Missing Ingredient - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 2 months ago

On the surface, a desert appears sparse and desolate. The harsh conditions do not seem conducive to growth. Yet, on the rare occasions that rain soaks the desert, it becomes a plethora of color and life - often overnight.
May 202126

Five Common DEI Strategy Implementation Mistakes

by Jon Grannis, 2 months ago

Having a diversity, equity and inclusion strategy in place within an organization is fantastic! But having a well-planned and result-driven program that is getting results is never implemented without careful planning. Here are some common mistakes we've seen organizations make in the name of 'diversity.'
May 202124

Overcome Obstacles - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 2 months ago

Identifying your project’s sunlight (or energy source) is key to being able to find the way around obstructions in your path.
May 202110

Sobering stats about mental health in today's workplace...

by Jon Grannis, 3 months ago

COVID-19 has left it's mark in so many ways. It's hard to quantify the pain, grief, sadness and loss. But the impacts of this pandemic will be felt for a long time.
Apr 202121

DEI’s Role To Support Employees Following Violence

by Jon Grannis, 3 months ago

Over the past several months, episodes of violence and the media storm that followed has left many employees in our diverse workforce coming to work feeling scared, stressed and fearful. The events are bringing up many conversations about unconscious bias and being respectful.
Apr 20219

Be Open to How Work Gets Done

by Jon Grannis, 4 months ago

Sled dogs such as huskies and malamutes are elite competitors. These dogs perform in harsh winter conditions, love working together as a team, and can travel as far as 100 miles a day. This intense effort requires racing sled dogs to consume 10,000 calories a day.
Mar 202119

Move From Conflict to Growth - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 4 months ago

If you have a conflict, reflect on the possible cause(s) and related areas of growth that will help to improve future communication.
Feb 202112

Link Different Points of View - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 6 months ago

In the history of the US, the connection of the east and west coasts via the Transcontinental Railroad had a profound impact upon the country.
Feb 20219

Do the Right Thing! Supporting Ethical Behavior in the Workplace

by Jon Grannis, 6 months ago

Most of us take pride in having a strong moral compass. We do our best to take the high road when presented with a moral or ethical challenge.
Jan 202113

Sollah Interactive Releases eLearning Course for Mandated Reporters of Child Abuse & Neglect

by Jon Grannis, 7 months ago

This interactive course provides an overview of the definitions, requirements, and protections of the CA Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) – legislation originally passed in 1980 – as it relates to corporate human resources professionals and to front line business supervisors.
Jan 202111

Sollah Interactive Releases "My Story" (Racism is Real)

by Jon Grannis, 7 months ago

Racism and racial bias are real. They can be subtle. Or blatant. Either way, racism deeply impacts those who are the target of the racist act, statement, or attitude.
Jan 20219

Are You Prepared for Unusual Interviewing Situations?

by Jon Grannis, 7 months ago

Even with the best preparation, you still may encounter situations that go beyond normal. Maybe a candidate just can’t think of anything to say, or talks too much, or even has misrepresented his or her qualifications.
Jan 20215

Sollah Interactive Releases New Program to Help Beat Workplace Racism

by Jon Grannis, 7 months ago

ALL IN!™ Beating Racism in the Workplace presents “real world” workplace scenarios along with strategies for helping participants recognize and respond effectively when they encounter various diversity dynamics.
Jan 20214

Sollah Interactive Announces Acquisition of Employee University’s 1 on 1™ Training Program

by Jon Grannis, 7 months ago

Sollah Interactive Announces Acquisition of Employee University’s 1 on 1™: Informal Employee Performance Review Training Program.