Confidence Shift

The Blog by Michele Charles Gustafson

3 Style Resolutions To Make This New Year

 It’s New Year’s resolution time! Are you ready?

Whether you choose to make resolutions or you hate the idea, there is one upside to the exercise that is undeniable. You are offering yourself a chance to take new action, to get better and to be better. As an Image Consultant and Confidence Coach, I always think that’s a great idea. Plus, you can maximize your new year outlook and results when you choose to make a commitment in an area you may be overlooking, like how you decide what to wear. READ the full article on Thrive Global...

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5 Simple & Powerful Ways to Maximize Your First Impression

 
 Learning to become confident in the image you portray to others is easier when you have a fantastic role model. My Dad, Dr. Gerald Sonson Charles Jr., was my example. He was a significant reason why I do what I do today.  He was the sharpest dresser and the first one to teach me the importance of a great first impression, how your image connects to a mindset that creates success and how your presentation teaches others how to treat you.
 
In honor of my Dad,  I'm sharing with you HIS "be sharp as a tack" image advice:
 
1. "It’s better to be an hour early than a minute late."  Arriving on time shows respect for others. They will instantly take you more seriously.  Arrive appropriately early, around the 10-minute mark. Earlier than that and you may be intruding on your hosts' time causing an impression that works against you.
 
2. "Don’t wear home clothes in town."  You are a walking billboard...
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[Featured Podcast] Women+Style Episode With Alexandra Sampson of SheTime

fashion featured in style Apr 26, 2018
 

Thank you The SheFirst Project for having me on the SheTime Podcast to talk about the truth of Women & Style.

I was delighted to be featured in this episode where host Alexandra Sampson sits down with me to discuss:

  • Image vs. Style
  • The correlation between life transitions, redefining yourself, and what you project.
  • The things women must first tackle to develop image strategy and confidently project themselves.
  • The power and psychology of color, and using color to express what you want to say.
  • My current self-care routines.

With my own brand "tell it like it is," I listen to the entire interview by clicking my quote below or HERE.

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[Featured Article] Your Image Is Your Silent Business Partner

featured in news+media Apr 02, 2018

EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!
I’m a featured contributor in Bloom Co. Magazine's Spring Issue, themed {Growth}! Alongside other amazing female entrepreneurs and experts, we shared what it really takes to GROW a business of your dreams! I talked about what I know best and why your Your Image Is Your Silent Business Partner and needs an investment just like any other aspect of your business.

Start flipping below (article starts on Page 33) or download your FREE {Growth} issue here >> www.bloommag.co/magazine/.

 

 
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