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! […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.