Blog Posts from 2021

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Maximizing Team Efficiency: Embracing the Honeybee Philosophy

Maximizing Team Efficiency: Embracing the Honeybee Philosophy

A company is like a beehive that depends upon the collective effort of all of its employees. It is critical that each employee understands their role and how it contributes to the success and growth of the company.

Dec 9, 2021
Finding Uncommon Solutions: The Impact of Unique Perspectives in Teamwork

Finding Uncommon Solutions: The Impact of Unique Perspectives in Teamwork

The individual brilliance of an employee is not always realized until a group comes together to collaborate. Working with other employees on diverse teams helps each team member to tap into their creativity.

Nov 16, 2021
Guiding Employees Through Growth and Change: Acknowledging Vulnerability

Guiding Employees Through Growth and Change: Acknowledging Vulnerability

When organizations undergo growth and change, such as becoming more diverse, it often challenges employees to grow in new ways. Just as the crab feels vulnerable when it changes shells, employees in this time of transition may feel particularly susceptible.

Nov 3, 2021
Avoiding the Scam! New Training Program for Cybersecurity

Avoiding the Scam! New Training Program for Cybersecurity

Sollah Interactive, a premiere training content producer and curator, has announced the release of Avoiding the Scam! Understanding Your Role in Cybersecurity™ - a powerful, new tool in combating workplace cyber attacks.

Oct 26, 2021
Unlocking Success: How to Assess and Act on Growth Opportunities

Unlocking Success: How to Assess and Act on Growth Opportunities

People encounter endless opportunities for growth and must decide whether the opportunity is worth the inherent risks involved. Some opportunities may involve moving to a new country, working with colleagues with different backgrounds, or taking on a new role.

Oct 6, 2021
The Evolution of Diversity and Inclusion in American Business

The Evolution of Diversity and Inclusion in American Business

So when and how did this focus on diversity and inclusion as business issues get started in the USA? Most people point to the mid-1960’s when the civil rights movement led to the passage of the anti-discrimination laws which ultimately changed American business practices. But...

Aug 26, 2021
Kickstart a Team Evolution: Strategies to Reignite Passion and Focus

Kickstart a Team Evolution: Strategies to Reignite Passion and Focus

You may need to consider restructuring your team if you find that you have lost efficiency, passion or focus.

Aug 13, 2021
Getting the biggest bang for your budget just got easier!

Getting the biggest bang for your budget just got easier!

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 29, 2021
Bet you've heard this phrase lately...I'm Stressed!

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

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 27, 2021
How to Listen and Act on Employee Feedback to Improve Your Leadership

How to Listen and Act on Employee Feedback to Improve Your Leadership

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 16, 2021
How to Drive Organizational Change on Diversity Dynamics

How to Drive Organizational Change on Diversity Dynamics

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 9, 2021
There's been a sharp drop in male mentors... what are they afraid of?

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

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.

Jul 1, 2021
Are Your Interview Questions Legal? Find Out Here!

Are Your Interview Questions Legal? Find Out Here!

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 11, 2021
Reviving Stagnant Projects: Add The Missing Ingredient!

Reviving Stagnant Projects: Add The Missing Ingredient!

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.

Jun 2, 2021
How to Overcome Obstacles and Find the Energy Source for Your Projects

How to Overcome Obstacles and Find the Energy Source for Your Projects

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

May 24, 2021
Sobering stats about mental health in today's workplace...

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

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.

May 10, 2021
DEI’s Role To Support Employees Following Violence

DEI’s Role To Support Employees Following Violence

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 21, 2021
The Jack Pine Model: What We Can Learn from Forest Fires About Workplace Conflict

The Jack Pine Model: What We Can Learn from Forest Fires About Workplace Conflict

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

Mar 19, 2021
Bridging Divergent Points of View: Lessons from the Transcontinental Railroad

Bridging Divergent Points of View: Lessons from the Transcontinental Railroad

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 12, 2021
How To Uphold Ethical Behavior in the Workplace: A Quick Quiz

How To Uphold Ethical Behavior in the Workplace: A Quick Quiz

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.

Feb 9, 2021
Sollah Interactive Releases eLearning Course for Mandated Reporters of Child Abuse & Neglect

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

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 13, 2021
Sollah Interactive Releases "My Story" (Racism is Real)

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

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 11, 2021
Mastering the Art of interviewing with Challenging Candidates

Mastering the Art of interviewing with Challenging Candidates

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 9, 2021
Sollah Interactive Releases New Program to Help Beat Workplace Racism

Sollah Interactive Releases New Program to Help Beat Workplace Racism

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 5, 2021
Sollah Interactive Announces Acquisition of Employee University’s 1 on 1™ Training Program

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

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

Jan 4, 2021