Sollah Blog - 2022 Posts
by Jon Grannis, 2 months ago
When you devote time and effort to communicating with a colleague, especially one from a background different than your own, you can improve the fluency of your communication and eventually be able to detect minute changes in these communications.
by Jon Grannis, 3 months ago
Flexibility, adapting, or helping out are all out of the question. This lack of flexibility is similar in some ways to teams that are spread out over multiple locations or across borders, as their interactions are also limited in a predetermined way.
by Jon Grannis, 4 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.'
by Jon Grannis, 5 months ago
Adaptation taps into employee skill sets and allows people to utilize their diversity to improve upon old “songs,” making a new version that supports growth.
by Jon Grannis, 6 months ago
Creating powerful teams with high impact does not happen in a single day. The foundation of great teams comes from a vision and respect for people that builds over time. Building a great team requires on-going daily respectful interactions that support each other.
by Jon Grannis, 7 months ago
Most of us are familiar with sexual harassment in the workplace, but when it comes to harassment and discrimination, it’s not just about sex anymore. And it never was, quite frankly. In reality, laws prohibiting discrimination and harassment in the workplace go far beyond just sexual harassment.
by Jon Grannis, 8 months ago
In high-pressure work environments, differences between colleagues may lead to disputes that make it impossible for them to see past their biases, resulting in a conflict or stalemate.
by Jon Grannis, 9 months ago
While your colleagues in the workplace communicate both verbally and nonverbally, understanding how to interpret their nonverbal communication can be a great advantage.
by Jon Grannis, 10 months ago
Storytelling is at the heart of what makes us human and is a universal tool used by groups of people to explain who they are and the experiences that shaped their history.
by Jon Grannis, 11 months ago
Keep a list of diversity goals in a visible place. Under each goal detail the action and communication plans and tasks that must be worked on in order to achieve that goal.