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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.

When To Start Questioning And How To Find The Answers The question is this; “What do you think?” This simple question is the key to making your own decisions and really, really thinking about what you have to present to the world. When you’re looking for feedback to improve, you want to first ask yourself what YOU think. How can it be improved? What do you like about it? What message do YOU think you’re sending? By asking yourself this […]

When To Start Questioning And How To Find The Answers The question is this; “What do you think?” This simple question is the key to making your own decisions and really, really thinking about what you have to present to the world. When you’re looking for feedback to improve, you want to first ask yourself what YOU think. How can it be improved? What do you like about it? What message do YOU think you’re sending? By asking yourself this

Original Post at Ask Yourself This Question To Empower Your Decisions

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 16, 2019, 8:39 pm

If you want to know how to reach your goals,  it’s critical to take the appropriate steps to get there. Howdy, from Jackson Hole Wyoming!  I’m here on vacation so you wonder why I’m “working”? Well, I had my first day of the cross country ski season and with 40 MPH winds my otherwise slow start got derailed to an even slower start. No worries for me! Reaching your goals (of any kind) is not an overnight affair, it takes […]

If you want to know how to reach your goals,  it’s critical to take the appropriate steps to get there. Howdy, from Jackson Hole Wyoming!  I’m here on vacation so you wonder why I’m “working”? Well, I had my first day of the cross country ski season and with 40 MPH winds my otherwise slow start got derailed to an even slower start. No worries for me! Reaching your goals (of any kind) is not an overnight affair, it takes

Original Post at How To Reach Your Goals- Bit By Bit [LIVE Videos]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 8, 2019, 5:02 pm

Do you have what you need to SHOW UP, STAND OUT and make a FIRST IMPRESSION? No one wants to be stuck on the sidelines. Out of sight, out of mind, out of business. Are you stuck there now? Do you know why? This could be the reason. If you just half-commit to your arrival, to your business, to your online persona, then you’ll be lost in the masses. It’s all about your grand entrance! How are you showing up?

Do you have what you need to SHOW UP, STAND OUT and make a FIRST IMPRESSION? No one wants to be stuck on the sidelines. Out of sight, out of mind, out of business. Are you stuck there now? Do you know why? This could be the reason. If you just half-commit to your arrival, to your business, to your online persona, then you’ll be lost in the masses. It’s all about your grand entrance! How are you showing up?

Original Post at How You Show Up Doesn’t Just Mean Arriving – It’s How You Make A First Impression.

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 4, 2019, 6:23 am

People want to go on your adventures with you — don’t let them down! The world is beautiful. Your environment is a part of who you are – and we want to get to know YOU! Whether it’s your home base, like mine here in NYC, or you’re on vaca – you’ve gotta show off the amazing things you find around you. Not only is it gorgeous, but it makes for more interesting photos and videos. Not that sitting in […]

People want to go on your adventures with you — don’t let them down! The world is beautiful. Your environment is a part of who you are – and we want to get to know YOU! Whether it’s your home base, like mine here in NYC, or you’re on vaca – you’ve gotta show off the amazing things you find around you. Not only is it gorgeous, but it makes for more interesting photos and videos. Not that sitting in

Original Post at Want Stronger Engagement? Try this hack that you have with you right now!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 3, 2019, 3:14 pm

If someone asked what was one of my most frequently asked questions about style and fashion rules, this would be it! I know this is a conundrum for so many business women who feel out of touch and confused about what to wear, especially in today’s very visual world, but… When it comes to wardrobe, there isn’t one rule for everyone.  It all comes down to aligning yourself with your brand, and your personal aesthetic. That includes what you wear! […]

If someone asked what was one of my most frequently asked questions about style and fashion rules, this would be it! I know this is a conundrum for so many business women who feel out of touch and confused about what to wear, especially in today’s very visual world, but… When it comes to wardrobe, there isn’t one rule for everyone.  It all comes down to aligning yourself with your brand, and your personal aesthetic. That includes what you wear!

Original Post at Fashion Rules? Think Again, It’s Not The One Thing To Wear On Camera [Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 28, 2018, 8:09 pm

Lights, Camera… now what? You don’t need all that stuff but there is nothing wrong with tszujing up the equipment on occasion. It’s important to remember though that you are the main attraction, not any of the extra fancy things around you. Having a good background is definitely important for looking aspirational, but that doesn’t mean you need to think so hard about it that you can’t focus on your message. Fancy equipment can be fun! It can make videos […]

Lights, Camera… now what? You don’t need all that stuff but there is nothing wrong with tszujing up the equipment on occasion. It’s important to remember though that you are the main attraction, not any of the extra fancy things around you. Having a good background is definitely important for looking aspirational, but that doesn’t mean you need to think so hard about it that you can’t focus on your message. Fancy equipment can be fun! It can make videos

Original Post at Behind The Scenes On A PhotoShoot You Can Do On Your Own

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 18, 2018, 12:20 am

Do you feel like you’re doing everything right, it’s just not connecting? This could be why… Yes, you want to have as many things as are useful in your arsenal in order to build you business. Yes, you want the training, the strategy, the tactics – there is nothing wrong with that. BUT sometimes you can get stuck EVEN WITH everything you need. This can make anyone feel like a Debbie Downer. You invest all this money and time into […]

Do you feel like you’re doing everything right, it’s just not connecting? This could be why… Yes, you want to have as many things as are useful in your arsenal in order to build you business. Yes, you want the training, the strategy, the tactics – there is nothing wrong with that. BUT sometimes you can get stuck EVEN WITH everything you need. This can make anyone feel like a Debbie Downer. You invest all this money and time into

Original Post at Your Business Coach Probably Never Told You This BUT It’s Key To Going Next Level

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 7, 2018, 8:24 pm

You know something’s off but not sure what it is… You know you need to get in alignment with who you are to get the results you want… But getting out there and stepping up can be confusing and scary… Don’t worry, here’s… What you can do to STOP hiding and BE the face of your brand!

You know something’s off but not sure what it is… You know you need to get in alignment with who you are to get the results you want… But getting out there and stepping up can be confusing and scary… Don’t worry, here’s… What you can do to STOP hiding and BE the face of your brand!

Original Post at How To Get In Alignment With Who You Are To Get The Results You Want With Iconic Moments

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 28, 2018, 7:41 pm

Taking great photos doesn’t have to be intimidating, don’t panic! Sometimes we overthink when is the best time to take a photo. I’ve got a little secret for you — it’s RIGHT NOW! When you look and feel good it shows! Take advantage of those moments. Share your positive moments in a photo. People want to share in your life. Be a part of your journey. See your smile. Share the amazing moments of your life! When you feel that […]

Taking great photos doesn’t have to be intimidating, don’t panic! Sometimes we overthink when is the best time to take a photo. I’ve got a little secret for you — it’s RIGHT NOW! When you look and feel good it shows! Take advantage of those moments. Share your positive moments in a photo. People want to share in your life. Be a part of your journey. See your smile. Share the amazing moments of your life! When you feel that

Original Post at How to Eliminate Photo Stress and Get The Results You Want

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 16, 2018, 1:51 am

How do you balance your brand imaging? It isn’t always 50/50. Who doesn’t love easy math? This equation only has three parts: 80, 20 and YOU. When it comes to your online photos, 80 percent of the time you want to bring the every day you. The other 20 percent, feel free to tszuj it up! The most important part of the equation is you. You bringing yourself to the table. Whether it’s an everyday look or all Glam and […]

How do you balance your brand imaging? It isn’t always 50/50. Who doesn’t love easy math? This equation only has three parts: 80, 20 and YOU. When it comes to your online photos, 80 percent of the time you want to bring the every day you. The other 20 percent, feel free to tszuj it up! The most important part of the equation is you. You bringing yourself to the table. Whether it’s an everyday look or all Glam and

Original Post at Are branding photos the best way to connect with your audience?

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 15, 2018, 1:29 am

Do you wonder why you’re not getting noticed online? This could be the reason… As fun as it is to do big brand fancy photo shoots, this isn’t the best way to represent yourself. Why? Because people aren’t connecting with you as a REAL person! People relate to real people, and if you’re posting the same picture all over the place people zone out! We get exhausted from seeing the same photo over and over again. Or the same three […]

Do you wonder why you’re not getting noticed online? This could be the reason… As fun as it is to do big brand fancy photo shoots, this isn’t the best way to represent yourself. Why? Because people aren’t connecting with you as a REAL person! People relate to real people, and if you’re posting the same picture all over the place people zone out! We get exhausted from seeing the same photo over and over again. Or the same three

Original Post at Why you may be getting overlooked online and how to fix that

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 8, 2018, 12:57 am

Do you want to amp up your camera ready makeup without paying for a glam squad? Here’s how! Sometimes you want a little extra tszuj in your makeup but you aren’t quite sure how to do it yourself. No sweat, there is a fun and easy way to get styled for your videos and photos without breaking the bank. Here’s the scoop: Most professional makeup stores will do your makeup for free, all you have to do is pay for […]

Do you want to amp up your camera ready makeup without paying for a glam squad? Here’s how! Sometimes you want a little extra tszuj in your makeup but you aren’t quite sure how to do it yourself. No sweat, there is a fun and easy way to get styled for your videos and photos without breaking the bank. Here’s the scoop: Most professional makeup stores will do your makeup for free, all you have to do is pay for

Original Post at Cheap Chic Secret For Camera Ready Makeup, YOUR Way!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 7, 2018, 12:43 am

Getting Real, Being Authentic On Camera is NOT Just For Celebrities, You Can Master It Too! It seems so counterintuitive but knowing how to be authentic on camera when what seems so natural gets too complicated is a top issue that many entrepreneurs face. It makes total sense. Because as an entrepreneur, coach, author, or any independent contractor who is the face of your brand, you probably never went to acting class nor modeling school. But now, being in front […]

Getting Real, Being Authentic On Camera is NOT Just For Celebrities, You Can Master It Too! It seems so counterintuitive but knowing how to be authentic on camera when what seems so natural gets too complicated is a top issue that many entrepreneurs face. It makes total sense. Because as an entrepreneur, coach, author, or any independent contractor who is the face of your brand, you probably never went to acting class nor modeling school. But now, being in front

Original Post at Say Cheese! How To Not Feel Weird, Look Frozen and Be Authentic on Camera [Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 31, 2018, 3:27 pm

Spoiler Alert: When it comes to connecting with your audience… you gotta be REAL! We’ve all done it, or at least entertained the idea. Thinking we need to do this, add that, hire them to grow our personal brand. Before you know it, you are out a ton and a half of money, spinning your wheels and ending up with a personal brand that’s no longer very personal. And content that seems not even close to you and your voice. […]

Spoiler Alert: When it comes to connecting with your audience… you gotta be REAL! We’ve all done it, or at least entertained the idea. Thinking we need to do this, add that, hire them to grow our personal brand. Before you know it, you are out a ton and a half of money, spinning your wheels and ending up with a personal brand that’s no longer very personal. And content that seems not even close to you and your voice.

Original Post at How To Create Content That Authentically Connects With Your Ideal Audience

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 25, 2018, 7:21 pm

If you ever wonder how to take a great photo that you can use on social media, video thumbnails and set ups, your web site, your book cover… basically anything, then this post is definitely for you. It can get overwhelming if not a dent to your ego when you try to take a photo and end up looking not so hot. One thing I learned on 15 years on photoshoots is that many models and celebrities are not as […]

If you ever wonder how to take a great photo that you can use on social media, video thumbnails and set ups, your web site, your book cover… basically anything, then this post is definitely for you. It can get overwhelming if not a dent to your ego when you try to take a photo and end up looking not so hot. One thing I learned on 15 years on photoshoots is that many models and celebrities are not as

Original Post at Camera Shy? Not Any More With These 3 Easy Tricks To Look Great In Photos [Live Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 24, 2018, 9:32 pm

Finding your “Big Why” is typically the first step in your marketing and starting up your business as its those very reasons that will keep you going when things get complicated. Knowing the “why” makes perfect sense to set the path to share your message (your “what”) with the kind of audience you want to attract (your “who”). But what so many business coaches and entrepreneurs greatly overlook is YOUR BIG WHERE. In today’s visual world where authenticity trumps staged […]

Finding your “Big Why” is typically the first step in your marketing and starting up your business as its those very reasons that will keep you going when things get complicated. Knowing the “why” makes perfect sense to set the path to share your message (your “what”) with the kind of audience you want to attract (your “who”). But what so many business coaches and entrepreneurs greatly overlook is YOUR BIG WHERE. In today’s visual world where authenticity trumps staged

Original Post at Sure the “Big Why” Is Critical To Your Message, But Don’t Neglect The ‘Where”

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 23, 2018, 10:54 pm

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