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Step Into A New Season of Confidence

You're invited to step out of any overwhelm and into a refreshing way to renew your confidence. Join me over on SubStack where I've got a new journey set up for you (with me)!

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  • 77. What You Might Not Like To Hear About Your Style

    Don't hate me, but - I'm going to point out something you may not want to hear about your closet, your style and your dressing behavior.I was a little itchy and got a little spicy on this audio about something I have been deeply passionate about for almost 30 years.Experience more like this: SUBSCRIBE ON SUBSTACK: https://michelecharlesgustafson.substack.comAdd these resources to your journey with me!Take A Course: Book (Show Up Confident): with me along the way:Facebook: all things:
  • 76. Journey To Courageous Confidence: From Paused To Possibilities

    When you finally make your presence match your voice, you'll have everything you need to be seen & heard the right way! Kim is a dedicated brand-builder with a passion for helping entrepreneurs own the value of their voice but......she didn't "see" herself living her dreams in the mirror. Kim was urgently eager to show up differently in her business after life changed. She recognized that even as an audio assets coach and podcaster, she needed to prepare herself to use more than her voice to market her business. She needed more presence to expand toward her matured definition of success! She knew she needed to allow herself to be seen, not just heard. She learned to make getting dressed part of her marketing strategy, and something else happened... Kim said "yes" to herself first, boosting her courage to launch a bigger business vision! In under 6 weeks, she learned to master her newly empowered personal brand message in every way she puts herself into her communities - no matter where - online or offline! Kim shifted her image and found new COURAGEOUS CONFIDENCE! Kim shares:How recognizing transitions in life can create an opportunity to reinvent how you define success.How women in midlife can use an image renewal process to redefine their relevance and use their excellence in new and expanded ways.Which of her new Hue and Style® image-confidence skills did she use to re-launch her business, giving her more opportunities for "dream clients" to be attracted to her and her work?Plus, she'll toss in some valuable strategist nuggets if you long to use your voice in new ways and why going "all in" to receive expert advice and mentorship is vital to allowing yourself to take center stage.This one a heartfelt conversation about reclaiming your confidence, strengthening your alignment, and getting results for yourself before you offer it to others.LEARN HOW TO DO WHAT KIM DID AT THIS LEARNING EVENT: The Power Presence Formula 
  • 75. Don't Dress In Style, Dress In Confidence

    To "dress in confidence" is a new concept to most. It's a phrase and idea I coined inside Show Up Confident and throughout my career to speak to a more profound personal style.While the rest of the world wants you to focus on fashion, I want something more lasting.Welcome to a Show Up Confident Book Reading! Listen as I read from my pages - for what it is and then take the challenge I give that beats any regular old closet clean-out purge.Learn more with me! Take A Course: Book (Show Up Confident): Podcast (Confidence Shift): everything else, public speaking, the blog, and my clients' successes:
  • 74. The Style Myths That Keep You From Aging Authentically

    "Midlife" has become a buzzword, a community, and a movement. What does it mean for how you think and feel about getting dressed? A lot of mish-mashed feelings is what! Am I right? Between body changes, calls to love what you've got, pressure to find your "authentic style" and challenge beauty standards - it's. a.lot.Not to worry, I have some advice for you after working with countless women passing through these changes, redefining what life means in every way, including how they express themselves. I'm an expert on midlife women making a massive confidence shift, starting with tossing out three huge myths about what you need to do to age gracefully, vibrantly, and with maximum self-love and confidence.Tune in if you're a woman at this stage of transition, and share this with the women who need to hear that quieting the noise about finding style is more important than ever at this stage when life shifts: family, careers, health and happiness.Learn more with me! Take A Course: Book (Show Up Confident): Podcast (Confidence Shift): everything else, public speaking, the blog, and my clients' successes:
  • 73. Why What You Wear Must Evolve With Your Confidence

    If it feels like there is too much "style advice" out there, you're right, and it will get you only serve you temporary results and more overwhelm instead of raising your ability to communicate the best of yourself after change if you don't incorporate three vital pieces of symbolism in your whatever you put on your body.And hey, if you just want to "look cute," cover up how your body has changed, buy the latest trends "the gram" tells you, that's cool, but if you have a goal of reclaiming your confidence so you can stand up and out in new ways, capture new audiences or step into new leadership, let me share my 30-year expert image & confidence advice on the art, science and psychology to "dress in confidence" and what you need to do to get it right. For those who love personal growth and aligning everything in their life with authenticity, this one is for you!Learn more with me! Take A Course: Book (Show Up Confident): Podcast (Confidence Shift): everything else, public speaking, the blog, and my clients' successes:
  • 72. How A Pause Is Preparation For New Success

    When faced with a pause around a big change in life, it can feel like time "freezes" until you figure out your direction. Discover what getting out of a rut to show up has in common with the extreme cold deep of winter. This is a chat chat over hot tea!Subscribe on your favorite platform at and turn on your notifications so you don't miss my releases!Take A Course: Book (Show Up Confident): all things:
  • 71. The Better Way To Start A New Year (Or Season)

    Setting New Year resolutions may be on their way out of style, but don't be fooled. Even other popular ways of goal-setting for a new season of life are actually set up to limit your growth. Listen as I share three components of what you need to set direction and focus to actually achieve success (no matter what the fad buzzword is at the time). And that's where the true joy and success lie.Subscribe on your favorite platform at and turn on your notifications so you don't miss my releases!Links For More Learning:Want To Explore More? CLICK HERE TO ACCESS FREE RESOURCESMy Book (Show Up Confident): others just like you who have mastered my image-confidence process in my mentorship:
  • 70. Journey To Clear Confidence with Maureen: From A Rut To Ready For More

    There's a reason you want to REINVENT YOUR IDEA OF DRESSING FOR SUCCESS!To celebrate my Amazon best-seller, Show Up Confident's 3rd Book-versary, I know I wanted to have one of my clients join me who learned to embody the beginner's teachings in the book. You'll learn how she became another real-life case study of the chapter on "Dress In Confidence." I can't wait to introduce you to Maureen who re-invented her idea of "dress for success" into something more lasting, powerful and fulfilling!Maureen is an award-winning executive career coach, who needed to move through life's transitions and prepare herself to create more success in her business, she found an unexpected way to make it happen - she learned to shake up how she thought about getting dressed!Maureen has spent decades in fast-paced corporate environments helping high-achieving executives get unstuck in their careers while helping them find satisfaction beyond work, but when life presented it's twists and turns in her own life, she knew she needed to see herself anew (literally), so she could present herself with fresh confidence, to "put herself out there" and serve as an example to her clients of what authentic resilience looks like.Maureen will share:Why recognizing turning points in your life, work and confidence gives you an opportunity to set yourself up for wild success.How women who may feel intimidated by changing their style after change can find ease and even fun in learning how to present their excellence the right way.What part of her new Hue and Style® personal brand image skill she used to draw new attention to her work.What new practice she used to snap out of a moment of "It doesn't matter if I get dressed" mindset that almost cost her a meeting with influential leaders in her community.Plus, she'll toss in some valuable career strategist nuggets about why asking for help and going "all in" to receive expert advice and mentorship vital to quantum leap advancement and lifetime satisfaction.There's never been a better time to replace the way you get dressed! Learn from this woman why! If Maureen's story has moved you, discover your next steps. My first sessions are FREE and for those ready and excited to harness the power to show up. I work with women locally and globally. See the links below. If you know you're done trying to figure it out on your own and you're ready to meet me in your first session at: a starter workshop: See others just like you who have mastered my image-confidence process in my mentorship: