She Said What?

“I got this. I understand it the best.”
“Wow, you look fabulous with your new haircut!”
“With looks like that, who needs a resume?”

I’m sure at least once a week you hear something that raises your eyebrows and makes you wonder what the person really meant by the comment. Cross-gender communication is even more challenging. All the way to the psyche, men and women are different. This week we had Amanda Johns Vaden, gender differences expert, on the show to help us improve our communication in the work place.  Continue reading

How Relationships Change Everything

“People, process, or place?” That was the question I was asked when identifying the root cause for opportunities within my department. Are they people problems, process problems, or location problems? Every time, I boiled it down to people issues. People are the drivers for success, but they are also the drivers for failure. This week, Deanna Landers was on the show, and we talked about how understanding our personalities and how they relate to others’ can make a big difference when trying to improve a department.  Continue reading

Where’s the Music?

“Never forget this: you can never assume people will automatically realize your worth” (Laura Stack). While our work speaks for itself, it may not speak loud enough, or people may not be listening. How do you take control of the review process and ultimately your raises and promotions? Ed Tate shared some great tips:  Continue reading

Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too

You only have one life to live. Our guest today on On Air with Axline Solutions talked about how we can live our dreams and have a career. Many people feel like their dreams either need to be their career or they should give up on them. We sacrifice pieces of ourselves in the name of responsibility. Providing for ourselves is a necessary part of life, but it doesn’t have to be our entire life. Jesse’s tips included:  Continue reading

What I Learned about Rory’s Stairwell

I met Rory shortly after he became the World Champion of Public Speaking Runner-Up: a fun, high-energy guy, and so inspirational. Since then he has been propelled to the top of the success ladder as an international speaker and New York Times best-selling author. This guy is legit. I saw it. I saw him drive and create and push, then the breakthrough occurred. It wasn’t overnight. It never is. I want to share with you a few things I learned from Rory in the stairwell.  Continue reading

6 Traits to Strive for When Pursuing Your Goals

Have you ever given up on a dream? Have you struggled to attain your vision? Often we have great ideas but may lack a few character traits could propel us to the finish line. Angie Austin, radio host and former news anchor, was a guest on On Air with Axline Solutions. She talked about what characteristics she relied on to fulfill her goal of being on TV.  Continue reading