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Power Up Your Image
Sherry Maysonave is the founder and president of Empowerment Enterprises, one of America's leading communication-image firms. She is also the author of Casual Power

  Featured Question
Kelly writes, "There are so many different brands of hosiery out there. Can you help with sorting through all of them and which ones are the silkiest, sheerest? Which are best to wear for casual, dressy, and work?" Sherry's Answer

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Business Casual
  • Basic business wardrobe
  • What is business casual?
  • Basic workplace wardrobe
  • Appropriate dresses
  • Casual dress codes
  • Capri pants
  • Blouses
  • Diverse attire
  • Attire at Internet company
  • Attire in art industry
  • Attire in children's hospital
  • Maternity clothing
  • Wearing maternity clothes
  • Mules in the workplace
  • Skirt length
  • Post-pregnancy wardrobe
  • Jeans day
  • Hose required with skirts?
  • Spaghetti tops?
  • Sleeveless?
  • Shorts in the workplace?
  • Skorts and capri pants?
  • Professional attire
  • Job interview attire
  • Shoe color
  • Sandals at work
  • Mini-skirts
  • Black and navy
  • Sleeveless shells

    Traditional Business Attire

  • Sales attire
  • Hose colors
  • Fabric and color
  • Quality of suits
  • Wardrobe basics
  • Attire when visiting clients
  • Courtroom attire
  • Manufacturing plant attire
  • Student to business attire
  • Wearing suits
  • Image and advancement
  • Outfit for daytime and formal nighttime events
  • Travel attire
  • Skirt length

    Special Events

  • Business dressy
  • Black tie optional
  • Festive casual
  • Semi-formal awards dinner
  • Skirt length for presentation
  • Class reunions
  • 25th class reunion
  • Political breakfast
  • Formal pants suit
  • Attire for presentations
  • Business formal attire
  • Fundraiser
  • Semi-formal awards dinner
  • Semi-formal attire
  • Class reunions
  • Holiday party
  • Company party attire
  • Outfit for daytime and formal nighttime events
  • Holiday invitations
  • Fundraiser invitations
  • General Image Questions
  • Undergarments
  • Personal style
  • Purse
  • New look
  • Everyday attire
  • Hosiery choices
  • Long skirts
  • Powerful image
  • Shoe color
  • Self-confidence
  • Boots in the workplace
  • Finding image consultants
  • Gaining workplace respect
  • How can I look older?
  • Jewelry and accessories
  • Managerial image
  • Massive image overhaul
  • Open-toe shoes at work
  • Pants
  • Western dress
  • Dress styles
  • Glasses

    Body Types
  • Long torso
  • Minimize wide shoulders
  • Advice for tall figures
  • Advice for short body
  • Looking thinner
  • Overweight
  • Minimizing hips, stomach
  • Petite
  • Minimize stomach area

    Hair and Makeup
  • Advice for round face
  • Hiding undereye circles
  • Hair color
  • Blonde and job interviews
  • Curly hair
  • Wavy hair
  • Upswept hairstyles
  • Growing out your hair
  • Frizzy hair
  • Hair styles
  • Professional hairstyles
  • Hair style for long face
  • Very long hair
  • Perms?
  • Nail polish colors
  • Toenail polish color
  • Makeup in the workplace
  • Thinning hair

    Seasonal Wardrobe Issues

  • Shorts at work
  • Holiday party
  • Summer clothing
  • Spring colors in wardrobe
  • Basics for spring
  • Basics for winter
  • Company party attire

  •   Casual Power
    What are you saying before you speak a word? Does your nonverbal communication limit your effectiveness? In this enlightening guidebook, Sherry Maysonave shows you precisely how to command respect, inspire trust, and project personal power when you dress for business. She emphasizes the silent—but potent—nonverbal aspects of clothing, demeanor, and body language. Buy now at Amazon for $22.95.

      Case Study: Personal Power
    True personal power comes from within. It can be enhanced and developed, but it cannot be given. However, with the right haircut and empowering clothing, one’s body shifts and a sense of power just pops out. See a case study from Casual Power