Account Executive, Comcast Spotlight

60 Seconds with Kim Melhouse-Guerra

alt

Kim Melhouse-Guerra

In your opinion, what makes someone a good communicator?

In my role as a sales person and consultant, this is a skill I continue to work on and grow. It’s the most important piece of what I do. Building a relationship is the first most important thing a good communicator can do. Listen carefully, ask questions, take the time to understand, watch body language, keep an open mind to ideas and suggestions and keeping things on the fun side go a long way.

 What's the best advice you've ever received?

I love this question. From my Grandmother: Accept and appreciate people for who they are – they aren’t going to change to suit you! My dad once said, “If you are going through a tough time, hold on, this too shall pass.” It always does! And the best thing I’ve learned along the way is that the only thing we are completely and utterly in control of in our life, is our own reactions. 

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?

My bucket list is full of fun and beautiful places I’d like to visit but this one is a no brainer for me! Greece is my dream destination – something about the clear blue water, crisp white buildings against a bright blue sky. My vacations are all about the food, food, food. I love Greek food, the traditions, family culture and would love to surround myself with it! Cheers!



More Business

Business Briefs

Children’s Academy of Newnan opens Children’s Academy of Newnan has opened at 229 Bullsboro Drive. The state-of-the-art childc ... Read More


Little Giant celebrates three years in Coweta

In 2012, Little Giant opened two stores in Coweta after owner Mickey Dixon saw a need for more shopping options for residents in both the no ... Read More


Are low vacancy rates coming to Coweta?

Office space in Atlanta is in high demand and Newnan is feeling the effects as well. The current vacancy rate, according to CoStar.com, with ... Read More


Local businesses help complete tribute car

Several local businesses teamed up to pay tribute fallen soldier and honor a father’s wish. After the tragic death of his son, David M ... Read More


Anna’s Linens to close

Anna’s Linens will soon be closing as the company has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Newnan store is among more than ... Read More

Georgia Alternative Fuel Vehicle

Roadshow showcases electric vehicles

The fifth annual Georgia Alternative Fuel Roadshow took place over two weeks in June. Georgia Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols led the ... Read More