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Sharon Haver – FocusOnStyle.com

Style Expert and Online Business 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.

There is one business tool I could never ever live without…. MY CALENDAR. I’m the type of person who needs to have something in my calendar for it to actually exist. (Otherwise I would be running around late, early and misinformed like a chicken with their head cut off.) So I wanted to create this Quick Tip to show why I love Google Calendars so much. I personally like Google calendars because they offer the easiest interface and have great […]

There is one business tool I could never ever live without…. MY CALENDAR. I’m the type of person who needs to have something in my calendar for it to actually exist. (Otherwise I would be running around late, early and misinformed like a chicken with their head cut off.) So I wanted to create this Quick Tip to show why I love Google Calendars so much. I personally like Google calendars because they offer the easiest interface and have great

Original Post at How to organize your life with a Google calendar: Best productivity and life hack, ever![Quick Tips Video]

Author: michael bunn
Posted: May 25, 2017, 9:49 pm
Secrets to living a cheap chic and elegant life. I’m often asked how to have a sophisticated, upscale lifestyle without spending a fortune. This really resonates with me as it’s how I grew up.  My mom wanted to us to appreciate the aesthetics in life to enjoy art, culture, luxurious living, and designer clothes even when we couldn’t afford it. How we enjoyed the pleasures of an elevated lifestyle within our budget was easy. We didn’t sit home and ruminate [...]

Original Post at How to live elegantly on a budget [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 23, 2017, 10:25 pm

Closet organization tips with my favorite Huggable Hangers! If you have a lot of clothes like me, your closet space is at a premium. The best closet organization tip I have are fuzzy hangers!You can find fuzzy hangers at Bed, Bath and Beyond, The Container Store, or on the Home Shopping Network. Versions are available at almost any home goods store. My favorite red ones are from Joy Mangano on HSN. The hangers are slim, so don’t they take up […]

Closet organization tips with my favorite Huggable Hangers! If you have a lot of clothes like me, your closet space is at a premium. The best closet organization tip I have are fuzzy hangers!You can find fuzzy hangers at Bed, Bath and Beyond, The Container Store, or on the Home Shopping Network. Versions are available at almost any home goods store. My favorite red ones are from Joy Mangano on HSN. The hangers are slim, so don’t they take up

Original Post at How to organize your closet with the best Huggable Hangers! [Quick Tips Video]

Author: michael bunn
Posted: May 18, 2017, 8:25 pm
How many takes does it take to get a social media video right? Vlogging is a great way to connect with your audience. But how to record videos for youtube and how many takes does it take to get a social media video right? You may haver noticed that I've been creating more video blogging, youtube, and social media videos rather than just written blog content.   Vlogging is a fun way to connect as a “real person” to your audience. [...]

Original Post at My Vlogging Tips: How to record videos for youtube and social media [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 15, 2017, 6:53 pm
Here's my best style hack to remove the unsightly fuzz from sweaters. I don't know about you but sweater pilling drives me nuts! There are some wool and cashmere sweaters that no matter what, they accumulate those nasty fuzz balls called pilling under the arms are wherever there is friction from wear. Don't worry, this sweater shaver hack really works! FocusOnStyle Quick Tip Videos with Sharon Haver are on the go (unedited, undone, real life) one take, one minute videos [...]

Original Post at How to remove fuzz from sweaters [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 11, 2017, 9:40 pm
Think like a stylist and learn how to accessorize your outfit in a snap! When you're packing for a business trip, like I was for a speaking engagement, you want to add interesting accessories but don't want to go overboard. Here's my video quick tip to create a pretty pussycat bow from a men's scarf. MORE scarf tips, here. FocusOnStyle Quick Tip Videos with Sharon Haver are on the go (unedited, undone, real life) one take, one minute videos designed [...]

Original Post at Pussycat Bow, no problem! How to instantly accessorize your outfit and think out of the box! [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 9, 2017, 9:38 pm
If you're looking for a productivity hack that won't stress you out, you'll love to discover how to "work" without really working... like I am on this super hot Florida day. Sometimes we come up with new ideas or thoughts when we least expect it. Today's Quick Tip shows you how to capture your brilliance even when you're not in "work mode." The Note App on your phone a must- have gamechanger for bringing your Ah-ha ideas into fruition. Try [...]

Original Post at It’s an App! My favorite productivity hack for taking notes when I’m on the go [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 5, 2017, 10:34 pm
Business Building Style Tips for entrepreneurs! Listen to my Savvy Business Radio interview with Christina Nitschmann talking about the importance of your visual message as an entrepreneur. Episode Original Broadcasts - May 4, 2017: Live and syndicated on: Savvy Business Radio iHeart Radio Tampa, FL: 102.1 FM and 1630 AM Las Vegas, NV: 1520 AM and 107.1 FM Lancaster, PA: 102.1 FM & 1640 AM Macon, GA: 98.3 FM & 810 AM Boulder, CO: 100.7 FM Milwaukee WI: 104.1 Pittsburgh, [...]

Original Post at Savvy Business Radio Interview – Style Tips for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 4, 2017, 7:00 am
What would your life look like if you saw The Art of the In-Between in your every day life? I've been pondering this idea as a metaphor since I saw a sneak peek of the Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons exhibition at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art earlier today. The Art of the In-Between is the exhibition name which examines the "in-betweenness' of Kawakubo's collections... meditations of the endless possibilities for creation and re-creation in the [...]

Original Post at The Art of the In-Between: Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garcons at The Costume Institute

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: May 1, 2017, 1:14 pm
Show and tell, ladies! When it comes to wearing glasses, I'm sure you want to wear eyeglasses that make you look younger or at least glasses that don't make you look old. So, what's with the rimless glasses and farty, dated frames? Here's the thing, the financial expense of a good pair of prescription eyeglasses is actually in the prescription itself and not the frame. So by not modernizing your frame and skimping on style, you are creating an impression [...]

Original Post at What eyeglasses to wear if you want to not look old [Quick Tips Video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: April 29, 2017, 2:33 pm

How to avoid information overload and conquer overwhelm… Don’t let information overload ruin your learning experience… I recently attended a mastermind training session where I had first-hand exposure to the feeling of overwhelm that can arise during “intense learning situations”. If you find yourself in a situation like this, the best way to let all that good information sink in is to take a step back, free your mind, and just relax. Get outdoors and do what you love. It […]

How to avoid information overload and conquer overwhelm… Don’t let information overload ruin your learning experience… I recently attended a mastermind training session where I had first-hand exposure to the feeling of overwhelm that can arise during “intense learning situations”. If you find yourself in a situation like this, the best way to let all that good information sink in is to take a step back, free your mind, and just relax. Get outdoors and do what you love. It

Original Post at How to Avoid Information Overload: The best way to process what you learn and conquer overwhelm

Author: michael bunn
Posted: April 27, 2017, 8:31 pm
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