Author Archives: Kimberly MacArthur Graham

Keep Calm and Slide On: How to keep your cool when things go awry during a presentation

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Recently, I have had the pleasure – no, really! – of giving three presentations in as many weeks. One was a webinar; one was a more formal classroom-style seminar with slides; and one was a more interactive, conversational format. In truth, the third gig was supposed to use slides, too, but well. . . there [...]

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6 Easy Ways to Keep Your Boss Happier

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A couple of weeks ago, I shared a few of my approaches to hiring great people with potential employers. This week, I have decided to take the other seat and share something with potential employees. After writing the previous blog, I started thinking about how I would actually define my ideal team member.  Based on [...]

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Talented or Toxic: Why Employees Really ARE Like Mushrooms

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Who hasn’t heard (or issued) the old complaint, “They treat me like a mushroom. They keep me in the dark. . . “ Not sure my team knows, but I DO think of my them like mushrooms. But before you send me hate mail, let me explain. First, I want to make it clear that [...]

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Frontier Airlines Flying High with New/Old Brand

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Yesterday was a day full of animals, some friendly and some decidedly less so. Let’s start with the friendly. As part of Frontier Airlines’ brand refresh, unveiled in Denver on Tuesday, the plane livery grants even more real estate to the beloved tail animals. P.S. Studios, who did the rebrand, surveyed to find out what [...]

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Oh, Kiss Off! Why Hershey’s New Logo Doesn’t Stink

As the owner of three pets, I know a steaming pile when I see it. And frankly, emojis* aside, I don’t think that Hershey’s new logo is one. To those who say that the “Kiss” looks too much like a pile of poo, I say you spend too much time texting and not enough time [...]

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