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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.

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

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] Leadership Style To Climb To The Top with Alison Levine, Adventurer + Keynote Speaker

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: January 13, 2017, 10:50 pm
The Paris Experience, No Passport Required! Did you ever wonder what it's like to live like a Parisian, or enjoy the European lifestyle wherever you may be? Don't worry, I've got the Paris insider dibs on what life in Paris really like, from my bestie! At some point in our lives, most of us dream of what it would be like to live in the most romantic, chic and alluring cities of the world, Paris, France. Today, we have a long [...]

Original Post at [7 Days to Amazing Podcast] How To Live Like A Parisian Wherever You Are With Richard Nahem of Eye Prefer Paris

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 20, 2016, 2:04 am

So many of you have asked me about finding style inspiration that I decided to switch around the format for this week’s episode of The 7 Days to Amazing Podcast. We will be back to having inspiring guests to make your life, style and business more amazing during the next week, but for now, let me take the mic and help you find your style inspiration by way of discovering your personal muse to guide you on your journey. Don’t […]

So many of you have asked me about finding style inspiration that I decided to switch around the format for this week’s episode of The 7 Days to Amazing Podcast. We will be back to having inspiring guests to make your life, style and business more amazing during the next week, but for now, let me take the mic and help you find your style inspiration by way of discovering your personal muse to guide you on your journey. Don’t

Original Post at [7 Days to Amazing Podcast] Style Inspiration for Success: The 4 Pillars of Style, Sharon Haver Talks About Discovering The True Essence Of Your Style

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 13, 2016, 11:48 pm

Did you ever dream of having French couture in your life? Well, I have the closest way most of us can make that specific kind of luxury accessible in our daily life, and it’s amazing! Elyssa Dimant, author of The New French Couture: Icons of Paris Fashion, is the 7 Days to Amazing podcast guest this week to share the dazzling history and journey of Paris fashion throughout the 20th century and today.

Did you ever dream of having French couture in your life? Well, I have the closest way most of us can make that specific kind of luxury accessible in our daily life, and it’s amazing! Elyssa Dimant, author of The New French Couture: Icons of Paris Fashion, is the 7 Days to Amazing podcast guest this week to share the dazzling history and journey of Paris fashion throughout the 20th century and today.

Original Post at [7 Days to Amazing Podcast] The New French Couture: Icons of Paris Fashion with Elyssa Dimant

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: December 6, 2016, 3:12 am
Is your money story holding you back? If financial baggage is keeping you from abundance and success, this week's 7 Days to Amazing podcast is a must listen! My guest this week is LoriAnne Reeves, Money Mindset Expert, business strategist, speaker and creator of The CEO Entrepreneur. We all have a money story. These stories are with us from childhood, are shaped by culture and are responsible for how we perceive our entire financial lives. Too often, the fear in our [...]

Original Post at [7 Days to Amazing Podcast] Money Mindset Expert, LoriAnne Reeves, Sits Down to Unlock what’s behind your “Money Story”

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 29, 2016, 11:42 pm
 If you are looking for more prosperity and abundance in your life then this week's 7 Days to Amazing podcast full of actionable feng shui tips is perfect for you! My guest this week is Kathryn Weber, Expert Feng Shui consultant and the creator of the internet's longest running Feng Shui E-zine, The Red Lotus Letter. Feng Shui (pronounced fung schway) is the Chinese way of harmonizing everyone with the surrounding environment. Most of us are familiar with the idea of the [...]

Original Post at [7 Days to Amazing Podcast] Feng Shui Tips to Living a Better, More Successful Life with Kathryn Weber, Creator of Red Lotus Letter

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 22, 2016, 9:26 pm
Advanced Beauty: What’s Hot in Non-Surgical Ways to Look Younger, Refreshed and Ready In Photos, Video, and Life. I am excited to announce our next guest on the 7 Days To Amazing Podcast, Dr. Stephen Bracci! Dr. Bracci is the owner and founder of Verve Medical Cosmetic since 1999, where he focuses on non-surgical solutions to improve and maintain a youthful appearance.  He is changing the game on the "old school" methods of face rejuvenation with modern, safe and innovative [...]

Original Post at [7 Days to Amazing Podcast] Advanced Beauty: Ways to Look Younger with Dr. Stephen Bracci of Verve Laser

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 15, 2016, 9:43 pm
This week's episode of  7 Days to Amazing features Jakie Ruka, America's "Happyologist" and Founder of Get Happy Zone Inc. talks about How to Get Happy + Enjoy Your Life so that you can make your life more amazing in the next week. Listen in as Jackie  scientifically and joyfully educates you to get happy by disrupting the "stress to reach success" mindset in your life and work, so you can shift to an improved world being, have positive habits and [...]

Original Post at [7 Days to Amazing Podcast] How to Get Happy + Enjoy Your Life with Jackie Ruka: America’s Happyologist, Episode 2

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 9, 2016, 10:53 pm

Wow, ladies. I am thrilled to have Carson Kressley, fashion makeover expert, TV personality, author, and Fairygodstylist as the kickoff guest of my new podcast, 7 Days to Amazing. If you ever wanted to know how to add the right extra something in your wardrobe to make you feel sexier in your own skin and unleash your personal style, you are in the right place! Tons of fun and frank takeaway tips on amping the style in your life. You […]

Wow, ladies. I am thrilled to have Carson Kressley, fashion makeover expert, TV personality, author, and Fairygodstylist as the kickoff guest of my new podcast, 7 Days to Amazing. If you ever wanted to know how to add the right extra something in your wardrobe to make you feel sexier in your own skin and unleash your personal style, you are in the right place! Tons of fun and frank takeaway tips on amping the style in your life. You

Original Post at [7 Days to Amazing Podcast] Carson Kressley: Fashion Makeover Expert Advice to Unleashing Your Personal Style, Episode 1

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: November 1, 2016, 10:00 am

We are LIVE: The 7 Days to Amazing Podcast is where you learn how to make your life, business and style even more amazing this week. This podcast interview series is a long time coming as I see so many women who crave a way to be their most amazing self but often grapple with where to start or how to possibly find the time to make the effort. Just as style is a sum of its parts, having an amazing […]

We are LIVE: The 7 Days to Amazing Podcast is where you learn how to make your life, business and style even more amazing this week. This podcast interview series is a long time coming as I see so many women who crave a way to be their most amazing self but often grapple with where to start or how to possibly find the time to make the effort. Just as style is a sum of its parts, having an amazing

Original Post at Introducing: The 7 Days to Amazing Podcast, up your style + success this week!

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 31, 2016, 9:22 pm

I decided to do an impromptu Facebook Live on Friday because I keep getting asked about how to get out of a rut. Actually, I wasn’t directly asked. It’s that the real answer to so many little, piecey questions drills deeper than the surface of “what dress to I wear,” “what shoe do I wear,” but rather it’s getting in touch with your core values of what inspires you. Without fully living a life with eyes wide open you are […]

I decided to do an impromptu Facebook Live on Friday because I keep getting asked about how to get out of a rut. Actually, I wasn’t directly asked. It’s that the real answer to so many little, piecey questions drills deeper than the surface of “what dress to I wear,” “what shoe do I wear,” but rather it’s getting in touch with your core values of what inspires you. Without fully living a life with eyes wide open you are

Original Post at How to get out of a rut [LIVE video]

Author: Sharon Haver
Posted: October 22, 2016, 3:18 am