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Fashion Style Expert Sharon Haver shares fashion stylist advice and dress tips on how to be chic on FocusOnStyle, the fashion style blog online since 1999. Premium services include the C'est Chic Crash Course and VIP Style Mentoring.

Video tips to be real, relevant, and stay on brand... In this video, you will learn if being too much of your authentic self is holding you back on video? So much of our lives is captured on camera these days. As a small business owner, entrepreneur or free-lancer, we tend to broadcast ourselves on a daily basis between Facebook Live, Skype, Youtube, Instagram, etc. Lately, I’ve been getting asked so much about how “authenticity” comes into the picture as we [...]

Original Post at Video Style Tips for Social Media: How authentic should I look on camera?

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: April 24, 2017, 10:51 pm

We get so many emails every day but the ones we read the most sound like a conversation from a friend and not a sales pitch. So, how do we know how to write better email copy? How to sound conversational, like you are talking to one person rather than an e-blast to many? The best email marketing advice I can give is to set your intention that you are writing to one very specific person, as if you were […]

We get so many emails every day but the ones we read the most sound like a conversation from a friend and not a sales pitch. So, how do we know how to write better email copy? How to sound conversational, like you are talking to one person rather than an e-blast to many? The best email marketing advice I can give is to set your intention that you are writing to one very specific person, as if you were

Original Post at How to write conversational emails

Author: michael bunn
Posted: April 19, 2017, 4:35 pm

FocusOnStyle Quick Tip – How to Get Your Mojo Back As a woman entrepreneur, you just forget about yourself sometimes. You put other needs in front of you, other people needs, business needs… And you lose yourself. So how to actually get that mojo back?

FocusOnStyle Quick Tip – How to Get Your Mojo Back As a woman entrepreneur, you just forget about yourself sometimes. You put other needs in front of you, other people needs, business needs… And you lose yourself. So how to actually get that mojo back?

Original Post at 5 Simple Shifts To Get Your Mojo Back! [Quick Tip Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: April 7, 2017, 2:57 pm

Budget fashion tips for life secrets to look great on the cheap.Top Ten Stylist Tips for Living Fashionably Large on a Lean Budget

Budget fashion tips for life secrets to look great on the cheap.Top Ten Stylist Tips for Living Fashionably Large on a Lean Budget

Original Post at Discount Designer Style Tips- Life secrets for looking great on the cheap(er)

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: April 6, 2017, 3:00 am

Quick tips to feel and look natural on video and make the camera or smartphone your friend. Connecting with your audience either in a live video or recorded to essential to your personal brand. Like it or not, being on camera is part of our lives now, especially if own your own business, are an entrepreneur, coach or consultant. Videos are used on not only your web site but on social media so instead of freaking out learn how to […]

Quick tips to feel and look natural on video and make the camera or smartphone your friend. Connecting with your audience either in a live video or recorded to essential to your personal brand. Like it or not, being on camera is part of our lives now, especially if own your own business, are an entrepreneur, coach or consultant. Videos are used on not only your web site but on social media so instead of freaking out learn how to

Original Post at How To Set Your Intention to Look Natural on Video [Quick Tip Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: April 4, 2017, 8:06 pm
This Week:  If you've ever found yourself making excuses for achievements or shrugging off compliments given to you by your peers, get ready for a life-changing discussion about the Imposter Syndrome with Dr. Valerie Young. The latest episode of the 7 Days to Amazing podcast is about finding, understanding and eliminating the psychological barriers preventing women from embracing their full potential.  My guest, Dr. Valerie Young, is a leading expert and keynote speaker on the Imposter Syndrome, the phenomenon of self-sabotage. Dr. [...]

Original Post at The Imposter Syndrome: How to overcome self-doubt Dr. Valerie Young [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: michael bunn
Posted: April 4, 2017, 7:19 pm
This Week:  A lively conversation with Joan Juliet Buck, from Vogue Paris, to life advice to working from home to the most stylish pants discovered at a Turkish mall. Sitting at the helm of Vogue Paris, particularly as an American, is arguably one of THE most influential jobs in fashion. But sometimes the path you take takes you on strange and unexpected turns. The legendary Joan Juliet Buck gets frank about life even when the life you dream about comes [...]

Original Post at Joan Juliet Buck: From Vogue Paris Editor in Chief to Living a Life Well Lived [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

Author: michael bunn
Posted: March 29, 2017, 7:20 am

Jena Rordriguez demystifies the “buzz word” and gives us a rundown of what branding really means. She shows that a brand is something that exists naturally.

Jena Rordriguez demystifies the “buzz word” and gives us a rundown of what branding really means. She shows that a brand is something that exists naturally.

Original Post at [7 Days to Amazing Podcast] How to interview like a talk show host! Learn the gift of gab with Debbie Nigro

Author: michael bunn
Posted: March 21, 2017, 8:50 pm

Jena Rordriguez demystifies the “buzz word” and gives us a rundown of what branding really means. She shows that a brand is something that exists naturally.

Jena Rordriguez demystifies the “buzz word” and gives us a rundown of what branding really means. She shows that a brand is something that exists naturally.

Original Post at [7 Days to Amazing Podcast] How to Express And Develop Your True Brand With Jena Rodriguez

Author: michael bunn
Posted: March 14, 2017, 8:21 pm

How to Develop Your Leadership Style- From climbing Everest to what to wear as a keynote speaker, adventurer Alison Levine spills the beans on climbing to the top On this week’s episode of The 7 Days to Amazing Podcast, Alison Levine, Adventurer, Mountaineer & Author, talks about her experiences climbing Mount Everest and how to apply the invaluable leadership + style lessons she has learned along the way.

How to Develop Your Leadership Style- From climbing Everest to what to wear as a keynote speaker, adventurer Alison Levine spills the beans on climbing to the top On this week’s episode of The 7 Days to Amazing Podcast, Alison Levine, Adventurer, Mountaineer & Author, talks about her experiences climbing Mount Everest and how to apply the invaluable leadership + style lessons she has learned along the way.

Original Post at [7 Days to Amazing Podcast] How to be authentic in your brand, business and life with Hilary Eldridge

Author: michael bunn
Posted: March 7, 2017, 4:48 pm

As a woman entrepreneur, your first impression is really important as those few seconds become the lasting impression that people remember about you. The way you show up at business events can open up the doors to new deals or leave money on the table. Everything about your look is important – from the way you present yourself, what you wear, your hair, your makeup, your total package. If you want to be perceived as being relevant, as someone who […]

As a woman entrepreneur, your first impression is really important as those few seconds become the lasting impression that people remember about you. The way you show up at business events can open up the doors to new deals or leave money on the table. Everything about your look is important – from the way you present yourself, what you wear, your hair, your makeup, your total package. If you want to be perceived as being relevant, as someone who

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: Why showing up in the power of success at a business event matters

Author: michael bunn
Posted: March 1, 2017, 4:53 pm

Last night’s Oscar Best Dressed stunners certainly played by the K.I.S.S. (keep it simple stunning) principle of memorable celebrity style. Sure there were plenty of heavily embellished gowns, beading, draping and opponent fabrications, I’d bet that each of the more ornate gowns were a testament to incredible craftsmanship. But what happens when the dress is  fussy, the hair is fussy, makeup is heavy, the wearer gets lost in all the extras and becomes forgettable, particularly on TV where the more […]

Last night’s Oscar Best Dressed stunners certainly played by the K.I.S.S. (keep it simple stunning) principle of memorable celebrity style. Sure there were plenty of heavily embellished gowns, beading, draping and opponent fabrications, I’d bet that each of the more ornate gowns were a testament to incredible craftsmanship. But what happens when the dress is  fussy, the hair is fussy, makeup is heavy, the wearer gets lost in all the extras and becomes forgettable, particularly on TV where the more

Original Post at Oscar Best Dressed 2017- Make Celebrity Style Work In Your Wardrobe!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: February 27, 2017, 7:00 pm

As a woman entrepreneur, your first impression is really important as those few seconds become the lasting impression that people remember about you. The way you show up at business events can open up the doors to new deals or leave money on the table. Everything about your look is important – from the way you present yourself, what you wear, your hair, your makeup, your total package. If you want to be perceived as being relevant, as someone who […]

As a woman entrepreneur, your first impression is really important as those few seconds become the lasting impression that people remember about you. The way you show up at business events can open up the doors to new deals or leave money on the table. Everything about your look is important – from the way you present yourself, what you wear, your hair, your makeup, your total package. If you want to be perceived as being relevant, as someone who

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: Why showing up in the power of success at a business event matters

Author: michael bunn
Posted: February 23, 2017, 9:18 pm

Why wait until Fall 2017 to update your look? The secret to being seen as a success is showing up looking ahead of the curve. Sure, we can wait until next fall (or the few goodies that are available right off the catwalk) to get what is on the runway now, but why? I’m all about finding the nuance, adapting the trend, going for the big picture with what’s in store right now. I’ve edited my favorite trends from New York […]

Why wait until Fall 2017 to update your look? The secret to being seen as a success is showing up looking ahead of the curve. Sure, we can wait until next fall (or the few goodies that are available right off the catwalk) to get what is on the runway now, but why? I’m all about finding the nuance, adapting the trend, going for the big picture with what’s in store right now. I’ve edited my favorite trends from New York

Original Post at Runway Edit: New York Fashion Week Trends To Wear Now // Fall 2017

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: February 23, 2017, 12:27 am

Today’s Quick Tip Video: It is critical stop trying to “Band-Aid” little things together and to start looking at the whole picture for a growth mindset to achieve life, style, and business success. Sure, fixing up the things piece by piece is fine, but it won’t bring you success in the long run. You might be flipping through the fashion magazines looking for the freshest ideas for your hairdo, shoes, dresses, but if you don’t look at a whole picture […]

Today’s Quick Tip Video: It is critical stop trying to “Band-Aid” little things together and to start looking at the whole picture for a growth mindset to achieve life, style, and business success. Sure, fixing up the things piece by piece is fine, but it won’t bring you success in the long run. You might be flipping through the fashion magazines looking for the freshest ideas for your hairdo, shoes, dresses, but if you don’t look at a whole picture

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: Whoops, the “Band-Aid” effect will destroy your business!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: February 22, 2017, 11:48 pm

Trying to cram as much as you can in your day is not as significant as understanding the key to inspired action and simply slowing down.

Trying to cram as much as you can in your day is not as significant as understanding the key to inspired action and simply slowing down.

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: The Key To Inspired Action: Slow Down!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: February 22, 2017, 11:00 pm

Next time you attend a business training the best way to get to know new people at a business training event is to be sure to take your time and actually have a lunch with new people. Don’t be shy. Discuss with your new friends about the lessons you’ve just learned, talk about your business and what you do for living to benefit others. This simple social gesture will bond you with these new people, expand your horizons and make […]

Next time you attend a business training the best way to get to know new people at a business training event is to be sure to take your time and actually have a lunch with new people. Don’t be shy. Discuss with your new friends about the lessons you’ve just learned, talk about your business and what you do for living to benefit others. This simple social gesture will bond you with these new people, expand your horizons and make

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: Entrepreneur Advice: Networking secrets to meeting new people at a business training event

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: February 22, 2017, 10:35 pm

In today’s FocusOnStyle Quick Tips , we learn why the best self love secret is to be Be Passionate About YOU and not get bogged down worrying about everyone else when it comes to you success as an entrepreneur and as an independent woman.

In today’s FocusOnStyle Quick Tips , we learn why the best self love secret is to be Be Passionate About YOU and not get bogged down worrying about everyone else when it comes to you success as an entrepreneur and as an independent woman.

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: The Importance of Self Love: Who’s your #1?

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: February 22, 2017, 8:07 pm

OMG, it is so easy to fall into the trap of complaining about the things and about you that you don’t find satisfactory. Here’s my advice, stop whining and start celebrating. Until you get out of the trap of feeling sorry for yourself you are never going to get into the mindset to present yourself in the way that makes you feel confident and able to achieve anything.

OMG, it is so easy to fall into the trap of complaining about the things and about you that you don’t find satisfactory. Here’s my advice, stop whining and start celebrating. Until you get out of the trap of feeling sorry for yourself you are never going to get into the mindset to present yourself in the way that makes you feel confident and able to achieve anything.

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: Stop Whining, Start Celebrating … You

Author: michael bunn
Posted: January 28, 2017, 9:48 pm

When you tell the world about what you do you really need to keep in mind that there’s two different ways of talking about your career capabilities. There is the obvious short bio which with your achievements and there’s also the elevator pitch that’s a little less formal and a lot more about the value and the benefit of what you deliver. Sometimes it gets confusing as to when to use which or even to combine both. In this quick […]

When you tell the world about what you do you really need to keep in mind that there’s two different ways of talking about your career capabilities. There is the obvious short bio which with your achievements and there’s also the elevator pitch that’s a little less formal and a lot more about the value and the benefit of what you deliver. Sometimes it gets confusing as to when to use which or even to combine both. In this quick

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: The difference between an elevator pitch and a bio

Author: michael bunn
Posted: January 28, 2017, 9:37 pm

WebCams, videos, livestreams are a big part of our business communication these days. In a digital world you don’t want to be stuck looking like your stuck in an analog world. There’s a few tell tale signs that you really are snoozing at the wheel when it comes to how you present yourself online… Watch today’s quick to find out how to look relevant and modern on webcam.

WebCams, videos, livestreams are a big part of our business communication these days. In a digital world you don’t want to be stuck looking like your stuck in an analog world. There’s a few tell tale signs that you really are snoozing at the wheel when it comes to how you present yourself online… Watch today’s quick to find out how to look relevant and modern on webcam.

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: Don’t do this unless you want to look dated in webcams…

Author: michael bunn
Posted: January 28, 2017, 9:24 pm

How to dress for your body shape? Well, as Sharon Haver says: “It’s not the style honey, it’s the attitude!” It’s no news that what you wear says a lot about you. Your clothes do not only outline your figure or size, but also tell a lot about your ambitions, emotions and spending habits. Do you want to dress stylish and fashionable? Yes, you can be stylish at any size!

How to dress for your body shape? Well, as Sharon Haver says: “It’s not the style honey, it’s the attitude!” It’s no news that what you wear says a lot about you. Your clothes do not only outline your figure or size, but also tell a lot about your ambitions, emotions and spending habits. Do you want to dress stylish and fashionable? Yes, you can be stylish at any size!

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: Style Is Not About Size

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 18, 2017, 11:42 pm

For the big picture to succeed in business you need a plan. You need a business plan. The “last minute attitude” is cool for your personal life. But to succeed as an entrepreneur you need to stick to a business plan, and stick to a strategy. That’s how things happen

For the big picture to succeed in business you need a plan. You need a business plan. The “last minute attitude” is cool for your personal life. But to succeed as an entrepreneur you need to stick to a business plan, and stick to a strategy. That’s how things happen

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: A Business Plan Is Critical To Succeed As An Entrepreneur, Save The Last Minute For Your Personal Life

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 18, 2017, 9:14 pm

The #1 way how not to look old and be perceived as relevant is pretty simple. Hang on to your youthful spirit! There’s nothing that breaks my heart more than when I hear otherwise vital women saying, “I can’t do this, “I can’t wear that,” “for my age,” and other nay saying that olds them back. It usually happens when there is a big life event or around a birthday with a Zero.

The #1 way how not to look old and be perceived as relevant is pretty simple. Hang on to your youthful spirit! There’s nothing that breaks my heart more than when I hear otherwise vital women saying, “I can’t do this, “I can’t wear that,” “for my age,” and other nay saying that olds them back. It usually happens when there is a big life event or around a birthday with a Zero.

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: Hang On To Your Youthful Spirit!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 18, 2017, 5:44 am

Success Quick Tip: Investing in yourself is your most valuable investment .The number one way to get clients to invest in you: Invest in yourself! That’s right. I’ve said it. How can clients invest in you if you don’t invest in your business acumen and personal development and business development, and in how you present yourself? Even when you’re in a casual environment when you want clients to invest in you, you have got to be at least a few […]

Success Quick Tip: Investing in yourself is your most valuable investment .The number one way to get clients to invest in you: Invest in yourself! That’s right. I’ve said it. How can clients invest in you if you don’t invest in your business acumen and personal development and business development, and in how you present yourself? Even when you’re in a casual environment when you want clients to invest in you, you have got to be at least a few

Original Post at Quick Tip Video: Why You Should Invest In Yourself If You Want Clients To Invest In You

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 18, 2017, 1:29 am