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Style Expert and Online Business Personal Brand Success Strategist for fellow women entrepreneurs, Sharon Haver shares expert fashion, business and lifestyle tips to step into your STAR Power. The FocusOnStyle fashion blog was founded in 1999, and includes the 7 Days to Amazing Podcast, and Quick Tips how to video series.

Behind the scenes of personal branding photography with Caroline White, the brand photographer that top women entrepreneurs turn to. If you are wondering what is personal branding photography, how to get professional photos taken that represent you in your most honest and best self, then this episode of the 7 Days to Amazing podcast is for you! I first came across photographer Caroline White and her breathtaking photographs of real people back when I was in B-School and she was Marie [...]

Original Post at Personal branding photography tips with Caroline White, photographer for women entrepreneurs [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 13, 2017, 12:00 am

What the heck is b-roll and how to make it authentic to you? Yup, you hear about b-roll and have no idea of why it’s so important. B-roll are the takeaway shots that create a story and help your audience connect with your message, lifestyle, values. They are the images that speak for themselves without words. The easy solution is to just buy stock footage. BUT, not only does descent stock (not the creepy stock that looks like a bad […]

What the heck is b-roll and how to make it authentic to you? Yup, you hear about b-roll and have no idea of why it’s so important. B-roll are the takeaway shots that create a story and help your audience connect with your message, lifestyle, values. They are the images that speak for themselves without words. The easy solution is to just buy stock footage. BUT, not only does descent stock (not the creepy stock that looks like a bad

Original Post at How to create your own authentic B-Roll [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 5, 2017, 3:00 pm

There’s no need to feel shame when you can confidently wear something pretty… “Don’t make me pee!” That’s what I used to say to my husband every time he told a stupid joke when I was pregnant. We’ve all had moments. Accidents can happen. We’ve all laughed too hard, had that cough attack, and not quite been ourselves during pregnancy. One in three women have experienced bladder leaks. But for women who regularly experience a leaky bladder it’s no laughing […]

There’s no need to feel shame when you can confidently wear something pretty… “Don’t make me pee!” That’s what I used to say to my husband every time he told a stupid joke when I was pregnant. We’ve all had moments. Accidents can happen. We’ve all laughed too hard, had that cough attack, and not quite been ourselves during pregnancy. One in three women have experienced bladder leaks. But for women who regularly experience a leaky bladder it’s no laughing

Original Post at Let’s Get Personal: Women with leaky bladders can feel beautiful and protected thanks to Always Discreet Boutique

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 1, 2017, 10:01 am

Did you ever experience that feeling of lack? Something is missing, something is off but you can’t quit put your finger on it? In this Facebook Live I talk about how I felt that nagging sense of lack and what I did to thrive  again. Enjoy!

Did you ever experience that feeling of lack? Something is missing, something is off but you can’t quit put your finger on it? In this Facebook Live I talk about how I felt that nagging sense of lack and what I did to thrive  again. Enjoy!

Original Post at How to beat lack and find how to thrive [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 22, 2017, 12:01 am

So you want free publicity? You want to be seen as an authority? Well, someone has to be on TV… Today’s guest Geeta Nadkarni says, “Why not you?” There’s nothing more powerful than being seen in the right light in the media to gain authority and credibility. Which is why week’s episode is all about helping business owners get their names and stories out in front of the masses. Listen in and learn how my guest, Geeta Nadkarni, a speaker, […]

So you want free publicity? You want to be seen as an authority? Well, someone has to be on TV… Today’s guest Geeta Nadkarni says, “Why not you?” There’s nothing more powerful than being seen in the right light in the media to gain authority and credibility. Which is why week’s episode is all about helping business owners get their names and stories out in front of the masses. Listen in and learn how my guest, Geeta Nadkarni, a speaker,

Original Post at Become a Media Magnet: How Entrepreneurs Get Free Publicity with PR Pro, Geeta Nadkarni – [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 7, 2017, 7:14 pm

Camera Ready: If you want to know how to get fuller lips without injectibles or heavy makeup, this live video is for you. I was cleaning up my bathroom and thought this would be a great time to share how I get fuller lips for days when I know that I’ll be shooting a video, taking a headshot, or simply want to feel a little sexier. It’s pretty simple… no injectibles.. advanced beauty procedures… or any other hocus pocus, just a […]

Camera Ready: If you want to know how to get fuller lips without injectibles or heavy makeup, this live video is for you. I was cleaning up my bathroom and thought this would be a great time to share how I get fuller lips for days when I know that I’ll be shooting a video, taking a headshot, or simply want to feel a little sexier. It’s pretty simple… no injectibles.. advanced beauty procedures… or any other hocus pocus, just a

Original Post at Lip Plumper Review: How to make your lips look fuller for camera or video without injectables [Facebook Live]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 6, 2017, 11:03 pm

Today is your day! This quick tip is all about adding some luxury to your days by taking the little things and making them special. For example, I Iike to take my favorite Kombucha and put it in a fancy wine glass garnished with raspberries to add that special something. But that’s just me… There are millions of little things you can do to create the same effect in your life. The point is, don’t wait for tomorrow. You deserve […]

Today is your day! This quick tip is all about adding some luxury to your days by taking the little things and making them special. For example, I Iike to take my favorite Kombucha and put it in a fancy wine glass garnished with raspberries to add that special something. But that’s just me… There are millions of little things you can do to create the same effect in your life. The point is, don’t wait for tomorrow. You deserve

Original Post at Live it up: Adding luxury to your everyday life! [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 27, 2017, 9:59 pm

One Year Anniversary Episode: Role models to inspire you to live fully so you can get unstuck from what’s holding you back and be the best at being you!

One Year Anniversary Episode: Role models to inspire you to live fully so you can get unstuck from what’s holding you back and be the best at being you!

Original Post at Role models to inspire you to live fully – One Year Anniversary Episode [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 24, 2017, 6:12 pm

Tzuj it up to make your outfit pop with standout style! When you want your outfit to stand out, it’s the little things that make the biggest impact. Look for interesting, edgy and cool pieces that can accent your otherwise normal outfits. The little details make the biggest difference. And you don’t have to go out of your way to be over the top crazy or trendy. It’s all about fitting in the CHIC edge to transform your look into […]

Tzuj it up to make your outfit pop with standout style! When you want your outfit to stand out, it’s the little things that make the biggest impact. Look for interesting, edgy and cool pieces that can accent your otherwise normal outfits. The little details make the biggest difference. And you don’t have to go out of your way to be over the top crazy or trendy. It’s all about fitting in the CHIC edge to transform your look into

Original Post at How To Make Your Outfit Pop! [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 13, 2017, 9:05 pm

#BridgingTheGap – Age is really just a number. Age, does it define us? Should it shape the way we see the world? How much better would life be if we could only appreciate the knowledge of every generation so can learn from each other? What if there was a way to start bridging the gap? “Bridging the Gap,” where 100 Millennial and 100 Midlife Influencers are coming together to blur the boundaries as we believe we are stronger together

#BridgingTheGap – Age is really just a number. Age, does it define us? Should it shape the way we see the world? How much better would life be if we could only appreciate the knowledge of every generation so can learn from each other? What if there was a way to start bridging the gap? “Bridging the Gap,” where 100 Millennial and 100 Midlife Influencers are coming together to blur the boundaries as we believe we are stronger together

Original Post at Bridging The Gap: Age is Just a Number with Personal Style Blogger Laura Jansen [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 12, 2017, 10:21 pm

If you’re wondering how to create your own opportunities to get in front of the media, even if they are not calling you, then this episode of the 7 Days to Amazing Podcast with Sharon Haver is for you!

If you’re wondering how to create your own opportunities to get in front of the media, even if they are not calling you, then this episode of the 7 Days to Amazing Podcast with Sharon Haver is for you!

Original Post at How to get in front of the media even if they’re not calling you [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 10, 2017, 8:55 pm

Beginner tips to better SEO… If your just starting out, or not really well versed in SEO, I have a few pointers that can really make a difference and help get your name noticed on the web. Incase you haven’t heard the term before, SEO or Search Engine Optimization, is what helps you be seen online. Your level of SEO impacts google search and, ultimately, traffic to your website. So here are a few basic rules to follow if you […]

Beginner tips to better SEO… If your just starting out, or not really well versed in SEO, I have a few pointers that can really make a difference and help get your name noticed on the web. Incase you haven’t heard the term before, SEO or Search Engine Optimization, is what helps you be seen online. Your level of SEO impacts google search and, ultimately, traffic to your website. So here are a few basic rules to follow if you

Original Post at The top 3 SEO TIPS for beginners…

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 5, 2017, 10:55 pm

LinkedIn strategies to revolutionize your social media performance + positioning + branding tips + marketing and everything you need to stand out in social media… So much social media, so little time. BUT  “they” say how important LinkedIn to build your professional connections. No cute memes just a bunch of people who want to optimize their network to mutually benefit each other. Sounds cool, but I don’t know about you, LinkedIn confuses me. Not anymore! This week, my business bestie and […]

LinkedIn strategies to revolutionize your social media performance + positioning + branding tips + marketing and everything you need to stand out in social media… So much social media, so little time. BUT  “they” say how important LinkedIn to build your professional connections. No cute memes just a bunch of people who want to optimize their network to mutually benefit each other. Sounds cool, but I don’t know about you, LinkedIn confuses me. Not anymore! This week, my business bestie and

Original Post at LinkedIn Strategy & The Power of Connections with Karen Yankovich [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 3, 2017, 8:26 pm

Hire Smart… Time is of the essence when hiring a new intern or virtual assistant. You need to make sure they are a right fit for your and vice versa. One of the biggest mistakes a business owner can make is putting up with an employee that does not match their business culture or work ethic. Here are a few things to look out for and make the hiring process much easier: Whatever system you use, MAKE SURE there is […]

Hire Smart… Time is of the essence when hiring a new intern or virtual assistant. You need to make sure they are a right fit for your and vice versa. One of the biggest mistakes a business owner can make is putting up with an employee that does not match their business culture or work ethic. Here are a few things to look out for and make the hiring process much easier: Whatever system you use, MAKE SURE there is

Original Post at Copywriting Tip: The Difference Between Opened and Closed Loops

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 29, 2017, 7:28 pm
The set and setting of how you position yourself in a headshot or video is super important. You don't want your background to distract from you and you certainly want it to instantly convey the right image of who you are. So, you know when I shoot a live video in my hotel room with an unmade bed behind me and a pile of junk that's it to demonstrate how NOT to do this yourself. I shot this right before I [...]

Original Post at Video + Photo Tips: Your background counts + plus, what’s the ONE word?

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 27, 2017, 10:16 pm

On this week’s episode of the 7 Days to Amazing Podcast, we take a look into the lives of some of the most legendary authors in history and examine how their way of life, personal styles and ways of dressing had an impact on their works of literature. Terry Newman, author of Legendary Authors And The Clothes They Wore, joins me to discuss her book and make connections between authors and their signature personal style, history, and being.

On this week’s episode of the 7 Days to Amazing Podcast, we take a look into the lives of some of the most legendary authors in history and examine how their way of life, personal styles and ways of dressing had an impact on their works of literature. Terry Newman, author of Legendary Authors And The Clothes They Wore, joins me to discuss her book and make connections between authors and their signature personal style, history, and being.

Original Post at The Personal Style of Legendary Authors and The Clothes They Wore with Terry Newman [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 27, 2017, 6:29 pm

Hire Smart… Time is of the essence when hiring a new intern or virtual assistant. You need to make sure they are a right fit for your and vice versa. One of the biggest mistakes a business owner can make is putting up with an employee that does not match their business culture or work ethic. Here are a few things to look out for and make the hiring process much easier: Whatever system you use, MAKE SURE there is […]

Hire Smart… Time is of the essence when hiring a new intern or virtual assistant. You need to make sure they are a right fit for your and vice versa. One of the biggest mistakes a business owner can make is putting up with an employee that does not match their business culture or work ethic. Here are a few things to look out for and make the hiring process much easier: Whatever system you use, MAKE SURE there is

Original Post at Entrepreneur Advice: What to look for when hiring an intern or virtual assistant [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:07 pm

I don’t know about you but I think it’s pretty amazing having a large facebook community with over 60,000 members. If any of you have every dreamed about being a leader in your community, you are going to want to listen to Leadership Girl in this week’s episodeof the 7 Days to Amazing Podcast. Haley Lynn Gray, founder of the Women’s Entrepreneur Network joins us with insights on networking, success and the unique fingerprint that exists in every business.

I don’t know about you but I think it’s pretty amazing having a large facebook community with over 60,000 members. If any of you have every dreamed about being a leader in your community, you are going to want to listen to Leadership Girl in this week’s episodeof the 7 Days to Amazing Podcast. Haley Lynn Gray, founder of the Women’s Entrepreneur Network joins us with insights on networking, success and the unique fingerprint that exists in every business.

Original Post at How to build a large facebook community with Leadership Girl Haley Lynn Gray [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 19, 2017, 7:03 pm

Having people let you down can really ruin your day… if you let it. It’s true that actions speak a thousand words. During my years in business I’ve learned that having people let you down can really ruin your day. What I discovered is that some people cause a lot of stress and discombobulation in their life and business and don’t realize how it affects not only themselves but the business of others. If you want to learn how to […]

Having people let you down can really ruin your day… if you let it. It’s true that actions speak a thousand words. During my years in business I’ve learned that having people let you down can really ruin your day. What I discovered is that some people cause a lot of stress and discombobulation in their life and business and don’t realize how it affects not only themselves but the business of others. If you want to learn how to

Original Post at Having people let you down can really ruin your day… if you let it. [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 15, 2017, 9:25 pm

Take the time in the morning to start your day off on the right foot… Living in New York City can sometimes gets chaotic. In the mornings, it can be hard to get quiet time with so much going on. Which is why when I’m out in Wyoming, I really have time to reflect and slow things down. If you are looking to get more accomplished during your days, the best place to start is DIRECTLY in the morning. As […]

Take the time in the morning to start your day off on the right foot… Living in New York City can sometimes gets chaotic. In the mornings, it can be hard to get quiet time with so much going on. Which is why when I’m out in Wyoming, I really have time to reflect and slow things down. If you are looking to get more accomplished during your days, the best place to start is DIRECTLY in the morning. As

Original Post at Productivity Tip: The importance of your morning ritual [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 11, 2017, 10:05 pm

The trick to finding the best fitting clothes is simply honing in and using your best judgement. When you go shopping, measure with your eyes before looking at labels or heading to the fitting room. Don’t box yourself in with clothing sizes. Every brand is different and every size varies. It’s just a number on the label.

The trick to finding the best fitting clothes is simply honing in and using your best judgement. When you go shopping, measure with your eyes before looking at labels or heading to the fitting room. Don’t box yourself in with clothing sizes. Every brand is different and every size varies. It’s just a number on the label.

Original Post at Style Advice: What Size Should You Wear? [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 8, 2017, 10:53 pm

Keep the summer look going longer! You don’t have to risk sun damage to pull off an amazing tan look. Between skin cancer, fine lines, wrinkles, sunspots and more, tanning out in the sun is just not worth the time and potential health risks. Especially when it’s so easy to create a glowing fake tan that looks amazing.  Watch as I explain my own techniques and showcase some of my favorite products to help get you started… Your skin will […]

Keep the summer look going longer! You don’t have to risk sun damage to pull off an amazing tan look. Between skin cancer, fine lines, wrinkles, sunspots and more, tanning out in the sun is just not worth the time and potential health risks. Especially when it’s so easy to create a glowing fake tan that looks amazing.  Watch as I explain my own techniques and showcase some of my favorite products to help get you started… Your skin will

Original Post at Style Advice: How to fake a tan [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 7, 2017, 8:20 pm

Sometimes knowing how to be authentic in business can get confusing. I’m talking about mastering Applied Authenticity with Leadership Girl, Haley Lynn Gray founder of the Women’s Entrepreneur Network, over 61,000 strong!

Sometimes knowing how to be authentic in business can get confusing. I’m talking about mastering Applied Authenticity with Leadership Girl, Haley Lynn Gray founder of the Women’s Entrepreneur Network, over 61,000 strong!

Original Post at Applied Authenticity – Women’s Entrepreneur Network Talk with Leadership Girl Haley Lynn Gray

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 2, 2017, 4:44 am

When you work from home you want to dress comfortably yet still be somewhat polished. It’s so easy to fall into the PJ’s all day trap but studies show that you will be more productive if you are wearing more professional apparel. The actual style should be aligned and on brand for what you do. I’m not saying wear a suit, and my work from home dress style is pretty casual, verging on a uniform, but chose pieces that you […]

When you work from home you want to dress comfortably yet still be somewhat polished. It’s so easy to fall into the PJ’s all day trap but studies show that you will be more productive if you are wearing more professional apparel. The actual style should be aligned and on brand for what you do. I’m not saying wear a suit, and my work from home dress style is pretty casual, verging on a uniform, but chose pieces that you

Original Post at How to dress comfortably when you work from home [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: August 31, 2017, 10:25 pm

We all have big, sometimes intimidating tasks in our schedule… It comes with the territory of being a business owner. But what you might not realize is that these tasks can be managed very easily without all the stress… The first thing you should before undertaking a monumental task is BREAK IT DOWN. I like to break it down into 30, 60 or 90 day chunks and create an outline from there. This way I know if I am on […]

We all have big, sometimes intimidating tasks in our schedule… It comes with the territory of being a business owner. But what you might not realize is that these tasks can be managed very easily without all the stress… The first thing you should before undertaking a monumental task is BREAK IT DOWN. I like to break it down into 30, 60 or 90 day chunks and create an outline from there. This way I know if I am on

Original Post at Entrepreneur Advice: How to Manage Tasks When Things Seem Monumental [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: August 17, 2017, 10:14 pm