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Sharon Haver – FocusOnStyle.com

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.

Every woman who wants to stand out in a crowded market must discover her own way to become iconic. From all my years of working as a fashion stylist, being with celebrities, and even spending an evening with Audrey Hepburn, the one thing that separates those with iconic star power and the rest of us is that “they” have honed in on what makes them so extra special. Getting yourself OUT THERE for photos, video or stage can be intimidating. […]

Every woman who wants to stand out in a crowded market must discover her own way to become iconic. From all my years of working as a fashion stylist, being with celebrities, and even spending an evening with Audrey Hepburn, the one thing that separates those with iconic star power and the rest of us is that “they” have honed in on what makes them so extra special. Getting yourself OUT THERE for photos, video or stage can be intimidating.

Original Post at Iconic Style: Lessons Learned From A Legend

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 5, 2018, 8:38 pm

We’re talking about connecting with your audience this week.  The profound connection and bond to the right tribe who truly gets you and wants a part of your secret sauce. That type of magnetic attraction comes one way- by being real. In today’s crowded market so many of us realize that expertise is not enough to stand out in a crowded market. It’s easy to feel stuck in your business and not know how to get out so you can get […]

We’re talking about connecting with your audience this week.  The profound connection and bond to the right tribe who truly gets you and wants a part of your secret sauce. That type of magnetic attraction comes one way- by being real. In today’s crowded market so many of us realize that expertise is not enough to stand out in a crowded market. It’s easy to feel stuck in your business and not know how to get out so you can get

Original Post at Why taking your tribe along for the ride is critical to your bond

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 28, 2018, 10:21 am

Be in the moment when you are posting content on the go. It’s been a busy, fun filled week! Im out in California heading out to Sequoia national park. But since we’re in the car, I wanted to jump in with a great social media tip to help you in building a stronger connection with your peeps. A lot of us have the tendency to take on a ton of extra stuff in our businesses… And I know from experience […]

Be in the moment when you are posting content on the go. It’s been a busy, fun filled week! Im out in California heading out to Sequoia national park. But since we’re in the car, I wanted to jump in with a great social media tip to help you in building a stronger connection with your peeps. A lot of us have the tendency to take on a ton of extra stuff in our businesses… And I know from experience

Original Post at Don’t Let “Extra Stuff” Hold You Back When Posting Content On The Go

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 21, 2018, 1:01 am

How is it that being authentic to your brand (and you) on social media can be so dang confusing? It’s easy to get caught up in what everyone else is doing. So some of us grab templates and stock photos and Mad Libs type templates or hire someone to “speak” for us. I get it. Posting on social media can be intimidating, time consuming, annoying, a whole lot of hype or something you would just rather farm out. But it […]

How is it that being authentic to your brand (and you) on social media can be so dang confusing? It’s easy to get caught up in what everyone else is doing. So some of us grab templates and stock photos and Mad Libs type templates or hire someone to “speak” for us. I get it. Posting on social media can be intimidating, time consuming, annoying, a whole lot of hype or something you would just rather farm out. But it

Original Post at Instagram Posting Tips: End Social Media Stress + Be Authentic to Your Brand

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 12, 2018, 12:03 am

How to add a little tzuj to your life with New York Fashion Week inspiration. Hey, it’s New York Fashion Week and I thought this would be the perfect time to come in and give a little nudge to take some helpful advice from the fashion world. Even with my years in the style industry, as a business owner who works from home, I know it can get difficult to actually put emphasis on what you wear (when no one […]

How to add a little tzuj to your life with New York Fashion Week inspiration. Hey, it’s New York Fashion Week and I thought this would be the perfect time to come in and give a little nudge to take some helpful advice from the fashion world. Even with my years in the style industry, as a business owner who works from home, I know it can get difficult to actually put emphasis on what you wear (when no one

Original Post at Go ahead, give yourself permission to make your outfit pop…

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 10, 2018, 11:09 pm

How people see you makes a difference in your business. You may have heard about this phrase — positioning is the new currency. But what does this mean? It goes without saying that people are influenced by entrepreneurs who they can relate to or look up to. In layman’s terms, how people see you and perceive you is exactly WHAT and HOW they think of you in their mind. So most of the time were talking about brand image, brand […]

How people see you makes a difference in your business. You may have heard about this phrase — positioning is the new currency. But what does this mean? It goes without saying that people are influenced by entrepreneurs who they can relate to or look up to. In layman’s terms, how people see you and perceive you is exactly WHAT and HOW they think of you in their mind. So most of the time were talking about brand image, brand

Original Post at The Art of Positioning in the Mind’s Eye

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 6, 2018, 5:47 pm

How I can go to the beach on a work day and still get work done… it’s the secret sauce to time management. It’s a manic work day but my husband and I are headed right to the beach! Curious why? He works on Saturday and he has Monday off — he’s a doctor and you know how it is. So to compensate for our couple time, I have developed his kind of hours so we can spend time together […]

How I can go to the beach on a work day and still get work done… it’s the secret sauce to time management. It’s a manic work day but my husband and I are headed right to the beach! Curious why? He works on Saturday and he has Monday off — he’s a doctor and you know how it is. So to compensate for our couple time, I have developed his kind of hours so we can spend time together

Original Post at Flexibility & Time Management Tips: How To Go To The Beach On A Work Day and Not Be A Slacker

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 5, 2018, 8:54 pm

Yup, it can be done. My manicurist did! I had a lightbulb moment while getting my usual mani pedi at a new local nail salon– my favorite place closed so I’ve been trying to find a spot that I like just as much. Unfortunately, until now my customer expectations have been hard to match. If you know me, I have really crumby nails, always have always will — and just like that a nail salon wisdom popped into my head […]

Yup, it can be done. My manicurist did! I had a lightbulb moment while getting my usual mani pedi at a new local nail salon– my favorite place closed so I’ve been trying to find a spot that I like just as much. Unfortunately, until now my customer expectations have been hard to match. If you know me, I have really crumby nails, always have always will — and just like that a nail salon wisdom popped into my head

Original Post at Nail Salon Wisdom: Customer Expectations and How To Realistically Exceed Them + Lovely New York Fountain

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: September 4, 2018, 10:58 pm

Gazpacho has tomatoes (or in this sexy version avocados), what does your sales strategy have that make it stand out? While hubbs and I are eating at the Guggenheim Museum, something out of the norm came into my head and it has something to do with crazy sexy version of gazpacho that’s made from avocado. So, this is how it goes… When you’re doing sales and when you’re promoting your business or you have a client or you have a […]

Gazpacho has tomatoes (or in this sexy version avocados), what does your sales strategy have that make it stand out? While hubbs and I are eating at the Guggenheim Museum, something out of the norm came into my head and it has something to do with crazy sexy version of gazpacho that’s made from avocado. So, this is how it goes… When you’re doing sales and when you’re promoting your business or you have a client or you have a

Original Post at How to add gazpacho in your sales strategy – that one ingredient to make it happen! [video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: August 30, 2018, 5:31 pm

How to be authentic when filming for social media. In the digital world, we connect with what seems authentic and real. So when you create images and videos for your tribe, you have to set yourself up properly. HOW DO YOU DO THAT EFFECTIVELY? A good rule of thumb is to have about 80% of your images be DIY to amplify your personal connection to your audience. Take the time to plan out your own photoshoots and videos and don’t […]

How to be authentic when filming for social media. In the digital world, we connect with what seems authentic and real. So when you create images and videos for your tribe, you have to set yourself up properly. HOW DO YOU DO THAT EFFECTIVELY? A good rule of thumb is to have about 80% of your images be DIY to amplify your personal connection to your audience. Take the time to plan out your own photoshoots and videos and don’t

Original Post at Know when to be real [video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: August 29, 2018, 10:52 pm

How I accelerated my business in the first few years. I was standing in the openness between the Freedom Tower and Statue of Liberty and started thinking how you can find freedom in your business just like the statue that elegantly represents this. As an entrepreneur, especially in the early stages (or even first few years), you end up spending hours and time beyond belief to successfully grow a business. You get caught up in a lot of work – […]

How I accelerated my business in the first few years. I was standing in the openness between the Freedom Tower and Statue of Liberty and started thinking how you can find freedom in your business just like the statue that elegantly represents this. As an entrepreneur, especially in the early stages (or even first few years), you end up spending hours and time beyond belief to successfully grow a business. You get caught up in a lot of work –

Original Post at One Huge Productivity Tip on Creative Process + Wonderful View of New York City Harbor and Statue of Liberty [video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: August 28, 2018, 10:43 pm

Ok, you’re REINVENTING YOURSELF… So how do you solve the PUZZLE of building your BRAND? Creating a personal brand from scratch can be overwhelming, but there is a way to not only easily find your best brand persona but also be as authentic as possible. Oh, did I mention that it will be fun and creative too? One of the frustrations that I often hear about from clients, and entrepreneurs new to the online space, is how to create a […]

Ok, you’re REINVENTING YOURSELF… So how do you solve the PUZZLE of building your BRAND? Creating a personal brand from scratch can be overwhelming, but there is a way to not only easily find your best brand persona but also be as authentic as possible. Oh, did I mention that it will be fun and creative too? One of the frustrations that I often hear about from clients, and entrepreneurs new to the online space, is how to create a

Original Post at Brand Building Puzzle – Solved!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: August 23, 2018, 8:32 pm

Strategic moderation is the magic formula to get more done in your business (no shizzle) When it comes actually to figure out how to get more done, the most direct and logical way to get ahead is not doing a million things– no matter how tantalizing they may seem. You’ve probably tried a little of this, some of that, a sprinkle of what not, how about this?  Yet, this one thing is so straightforward that it might just blow your […]

Strategic moderation is the magic formula to get more done in your business (no shizzle) When it comes actually to figure out how to get more done, the most direct and logical way to get ahead is not doing a million things– no matter how tantalizing they may seem. You’ve probably tried a little of this, some of that, a sprinkle of what not, how about this?  Yet, this one thing is so straightforward that it might just blow your

Original Post at How to get more done by doing less

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: August 22, 2018, 7:43 pm

As entrepreneurs, small business owners or coaches, it’s so easy to feel overwhelmed and lose site of how to get back on track when things that you didn’t plan on get in your way. Don’t worry. It happenes to the best of us. That’s why I did this Facebook Live video to share how I get back on track so I can be productive when the unexpected gets in my way.

As entrepreneurs, small business owners or coaches, it’s so easy to feel overwhelmed and lose site of how to get back on track when things that you didn’t plan on get in your way. Don’t worry. It happenes to the best of us. That’s why I did this Facebook Live video to share how I get back on track so I can be productive when the unexpected gets in my way.

Original Post at Productivity Tip: How to get back on track when the day gets away from you

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: August 21, 2018, 9:17 pm

Successful Brand Building… Take a cue from reality shows and be yourself to attract your best audience Maybe the Kardashians aren’t the only ones getting this right. Do you know the reason why people get so addicted to reality shows? Have you ever felt this connection yourself? Without a doubt, what reality shows create are: • real connections • unique bonds with the audience Just by appearing at regular times on TV! And all of this happens because people crave […]

Successful Brand Building… Take a cue from reality shows and be yourself to attract your best audience Maybe the Kardashians aren’t the only ones getting this right. Do you know the reason why people get so addicted to reality shows? Have you ever felt this connection yourself? Without a doubt, what reality shows create are: • real connections • unique bonds with the audience Just by appearing at regular times on TV! And all of this happens because people crave

Original Post at Amplify Your Authentic Persona: How Reality TV Shows Can Change How You + Your Business Get Out There Forever! [Live Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: August 17, 2018, 8:01 pm

Three Video Bonanza: The truth about your hair color + how to avoid that dreaded allure buster It may be fun to be a color chameleon when it comes to your hair but too much of a good thing can lead to damage. Even worse, when all those color changes weren’t intentional and were the result of too much hair color gone wrong.

Three Video Bonanza: The truth about your hair color + how to avoid that dreaded allure buster It may be fun to be a color chameleon when it comes to your hair but too much of a good thing can lead to damage. Even worse, when all those color changes weren’t intentional and were the result of too much hair color gone wrong.

Original Post at Hair Color Tips to Keep That Youthful Look [3 Videos!]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: August 17, 2018, 4:25 pm

Snap, Ready, Go: If you’re not exploiting what you have in your pocket, you’re missing out on the most authentic way to have your personal brand shine. PART ONE OF TWO There’s no denying, research shows a pretty solid case as to why you simply cannot ignore your headshot… if you want to attract the right audience that recognizes your worth in your work and as who you are as a person. “When you undervalue what you do, the world […]

Snap, Ready, Go: If you’re not exploiting what you have in your pocket, you’re missing out on the most authentic way to have your personal brand shine. PART ONE OF TWO There’s no denying, research shows a pretty solid case as to why you simply cannot ignore your headshot… if you want to attract the right audience that recognizes your worth in your work and as who you are as a person. “When you undervalue what you do, the world

Original Post at Special Report: Why You Need The Right Headshot to Succeed (And Attract Your Correct Audience)- Part One

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: June 21, 2018, 11:35 pm

Humm, betcha don’t want your competitors to attract your prospects. Here’s the one thing that can give you the unfair advantage that’s totally unique to you! Your photo. A carefree snap or a thought out visual message that speaks volumes BEFORE you get to say a word. That same photo can be both easy and strategic, as long as it’s authentic.

Humm, betcha don’t want your competitors to attract your prospects. Here’s the one thing that can give you the unfair advantage that’s totally unique to you! Your photo. A carefree snap or a thought out visual message that speaks volumes BEFORE you get to say a word. That same photo can be both easy and strategic, as long as it’s authentic.

Original Post at Special Report: Headshot Advice to Position Yourself For Success by Attracting The Your Right Audience With Your Photo- Part Two

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: June 20, 2018, 10:16 pm

Have to share! I was poking around on my iPhone and stumbled upon this fun photo of me hanging out backstage in the green room while I was waiting on hair & makeup for a TV show I was on. Notice something pretty obvious? I’m holding not one, but two Emmy Awards! I couldn’t resist sneaking a photo with the Emmy’s (there were MORE)  just sitting there (they belonged to the show and sure they were there for the guests […]

Have to share! I was poking around on my iPhone and stumbled upon this fun photo of me hanging out backstage in the green room while I was waiting on hair & makeup for a TV show I was on. Notice something pretty obvious? I’m holding not one, but two Emmy Awards! I couldn’t resist sneaking a photo with the Emmy’s (there were MORE)  just sitting there (they belonged to the show and sure they were there for the guests

Original Post at And the winner is…

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: April 16, 2018, 9:51 pm

How to take dating profile photos that will help you find your sweetheart Dating profile photos, oh my. Why risk your success of scoring a sweetie just because of a dubious photo? Don’t worry, I have 7 tips to warm you up in the online art of swipe-right profile photo without having to use fancy equipment or hire a photographer. It’s not your fault if taking a great photo doesn’t come naturally to you. But it is to your benefit […]

How to take dating profile photos that will help you find your sweetheart Dating profile photos, oh my. Why risk your success of scoring a sweetie just because of a dubious photo? Don’t worry, I have 7 tips to warm you up in the online art of swipe-right profile photo without having to use fancy equipment or hire a photographer. It’s not your fault if taking a great photo doesn’t come naturally to you. But it is to your benefit

Original Post at Dating Profile Pic Tips: 7 Secrets to Swipe Right Photos

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: February 13, 2018, 10:37 pm

It was an early call today so I thought I would pop on a Facebook Live to share some behind the scenes makeup advice for TV, video, appearances + photos on my way back from my TV appearance. Join me on my snowy walk through Madison Square Park in New York as I talk about the reality of knowing how to do your own make up when you get yourself out there as an entrepreneur or the face of your […]

It was an early call today so I thought I would pop on a Facebook Live to share some behind the scenes makeup advice for TV, video, appearances + photos on my way back from my TV appearance. Join me on my snowy walk through Madison Square Park in New York as I talk about the reality of knowing how to do your own make up when you get yourself out there as an entrepreneur or the face of your

Original Post at Make Up Tips for TV, Video, Photos, and Appearances [Live Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 31, 2018, 1:38 am
If you are a woman entrepreneur either just starting out or wanting to get to the next level don't miss my fun and informative interview on at BOLD TV BUSINESS (ROKER MEDIA) with hosts David Grasso and Holland Haiis as I give simple style and branding advice for entrepreneurs and anyone looking to have a congruent business image and visual message. RELATED RESOURCES: I also give viewers a special gift of my How To Look Great In Photos Cheat Sheet, which [...]

Original Post at Personal Branding + Style Tips For Women Entrepreneurs: Interview on Roker Media’s Bold TV Business!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 30, 2018, 11:31 pm
I couldn't resist doing this live video and sharing my sale shopping strategy and why you should think of end of the season sales as incentive shopping to boost your wardrobe. It was a cold day in New York City and I'm still trying to shake the flu but nothing gets me out earlier than a great sample sale, especially when it's for a few good wardrobe boosting pieces. I'm often asked about how to wear good clothes, and truthfully [...]

Original Post at Sale Shopping Strategy- it’s that time of year to reward yourself!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 27, 2018, 12:27 pm
If you are an entrepreneur, coach, speaker or face of your brand, it's crucial that you know what a freemium is and how to successfully use them in your business. It may sound like some fancy buzz word, but freemiums are key to bringing in prospective clients and building your list, and although free, they are an excellent way to bring in long term financial results. Okay, so what is a freemium? Think of freemiums like a tasting appetizer... a [...]

Original Post at What is a Freemium + why your business needs one

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 24, 2018, 11:47 pm

How to stand out in a crowded market by starting the year your way. I’m starting the year my way! And I highly encourage you to do the same. 🙂 One of the business trends that I noticed in 2017 really broke my heart… It’s that so many of us, especially women entrepreneurs, get lost in the GENERIC JUNGLE. They lose their personality… they lose their soul.. they lose their star power simply because they are too afraid to stand […]

How to stand out in a crowded market by starting the year your way. I’m starting the year my way! And I highly encourage you to do the same. 🙂 One of the business trends that I noticed in 2017 really broke my heart… It’s that so many of us, especially women entrepreneurs, get lost in the GENERIC JUNGLE. They lose their personality… they lose their soul.. they lose their star power simply because they are too afraid to stand

Original Post at Stop the Generic Jungle! Start the year your way!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 3, 2018, 4:34 pm