Sollah Blog - 2022 Posts

Focus on Communication - A Cultural Quick Tip
Aug 2022 3

Focus on Communication - A Cultural Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 2 weeks ago

While most work teams operate in a fairly safe work environment, they still develop their own compressed language that allows team members to communicate quickly and easily with each other

Five Common DEIB Strategy Implementation Mistakes
Jul 2022 26

Five Common DEIB Strategy Implementation Mistakes

by Jon Grannis, 3 weeks 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.'

Adapt to Encourage Growth - A Quick Tip
Jul 2022 17

Adapt to Encourage Growth - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 4 weeks 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.

Encourage Greatness - A Quick Tip
Jun 2022 10

Encourage Greatness - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 2 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.

Harassment & Discrimination... Is Still Not Just About Sex Anymore!
May 2022 18

Harassment & Discrimination... Is Still Not Just About Sex Anymore!

by Jon Grannis, 3 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.

Focus on Communication - A Quick Tip
Apr 2022 8

Focus on Communication - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 4 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.

Pay Attention To Nonverbal Communication - A Quick Tip
Mar 2022 21

Pay Attention To Nonverbal Communication - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 5 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.

Tell Stories to Build a Strong Community - A Quick Tip
Feb 2022 2

Tell Stories to Build a Strong Community - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 6 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.

Create a Blueprint - A Quick Tip
Jan 2022 5

Create a Blueprint - A Quick Tip

by Jon Grannis, 7 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.