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April 2011

Fed up with the daily grind of corporate life and dream of starting your own?

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Stop dreaming and make it happen now!

Click here to visit Transforme.


The 60 Days to Start-up Bootcamp will give you the opportunity to work with me and other business experts over  60 days, to take you from the daily corporate grind to building a business, with you in control of your lifestyle!

Do any of these statements sound familiar?

  • I want to do something different but I just don’t know what.
  • I’m fed up with corporate life and want to start my own business but I don’t know what it would be.
  • I’m so busy and exhausted that I don’t have time to think about how to start a business never mind do anything about it.
  • The best part of my day is when I finally get to sit down with a glass (or two) or wine to help me relax.
  • I’ve no patience with the children and am always snapping at them or nagging them to hurry.
  • My partner and I have grown apart and virtually live separate lives. Forget about intimacy!
  • I just don’t feel like I’m in control of my life.  I spend all of my time doing something for someone else and there’s never time for me.
  • I’ve been trawling the internet in what little time I have but I’m overwhelmed with information but can’t seem to take action on it.
  • I feel like I’m going round in circles and not making any progress.
  • I know I shouldn’t complain because I’m lucky I have such a great career and all the benefits that go with it but I’m just not that happy!

Click here to visit Transforme.

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I’m Suellen Hughes after over 20 years working globally in a successful corporate career, I finally decided to quit and start my own business.  Over the past 4 years, I’ve made some mistakes and I’ve learned a lot!  I want to share with you what I know works and what doesn’t to make your learning curve short and sharp, getting you earning an income from your own business faster.

Click here to visit Transforme.


Here’s what my life is like now and how yours could be too.

  • My work hours are flexible so I drop my son off at school, attend some of his school activities and pick him up in the afternoon.  I can plan my work around school and family holidays.
  • I work at home most days so don’t have to commute in the rush hour traffic.
  • I’m a runner and I exercise 5-6 days per week and not at 5am! Last year I ran my first marathon.
  • I earn my income doing things I love and I have a passive income stream allowing me to earn money without trading hours for fees.
  • I have a fantastic network – online and offline – that I can rely on for support, advice and referrals.
  • I am clear about my business goals and earning potential for the next year.
  • I wake up each day excited to get started on work and there’s no such thing as Mondayitis anymore!

Click here to visit Transforme.

In just 60 days you will be on your way to running your own business

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  • There will be 5 Training Calls held on Thursdays where I will teach you how to get your own business started.  I’ll tell you the exact steps you need to take to work out what business you are going to start; who your ideal clients are; how to target them; why you are the person your ideal clients will go to.  I’ll teach you about different business models.  I’ll give you simple, practical business planning and financial management tools (don’t worry, I hate numbers so they will be easy to understand!).  I will show you exactly how to build your own website, without spending $3,000 and how to make the most of social media.  Each call will be packed with practical information that works, saving you hours of time.
  • To accompany the training calls, there will be 5 Online Training Modules for you to work through in your own time – whenever it suits your schedule.  The Online Modules will be full of exercises and templates for you to complete so that you are actually working on your new business throughout the Bootcamp.
  • Every Monday, there will be a Live Coaching Call where you can ask me questions related to the Training Call or the Online Modules.    If you get stuck, need help or clarification about how to implement what I’m teaching you, then this will be your opportunity to get personalized laser coaching from me.  You will also be able to listen and learn as I coach others.
  • There will be audios to listen to and videos for you to watch of interviews with experts in the areas of Branding, Business Planning, Web Design & Blogging, Product Creation, Social Media and Outsourcing.  The experts will share their know-how and tips with you so you can learn more and dig deeper in a rapid timeframe.
  • Many courses, ebooks and programs tell you what you have to do but they don’t tell you how to do it.  I will provide practical demonstrations showing you exactly how to implement.
  • A confidential members forum will also be available to you, giving you extra support from others going through the same process and an instant network.

Who is the Bootcamp for?

The Bootcamp is not right for everyone.  If you prefer to spend your valuable time and life downloading and reading the endless volumes of free information available before taking action, then go ahead.  If you aren’t prepared to do whatever it takes for 60 days to join the calls, complete the activities and put in the work, then it’s not for you.

The Bootcamp has been designed for smart, professional women (& brave men) who are ready to make the change from corporate life to entrepreneurship.  The Bootcamp is right for you if you fit into any of the following:

  • You’ve had a successful corporate career to date but are now ready to run your own business
  • You know what it takes to get ahead in the corporate world but are not sure where to begin as a business owner
  • You are fed up with having to commute to work each day and/or travel extensively for your job and want to earn an income working from home
  • You have the skills and experience required to be a success in your career but you’re not sure whether those skills transfer to entrepreneurship
  • You know a little about online business models and tools but not enough to be comfortable
  • You might have even started a business already but aren’t able to grow it fast enough while juggling other demands
  • You’ve thought about starting your own business but you just don’t know what business that would be
  • You know that you are smarter and harder working than your boss and you figure you may as well work hard for yourself instead of someone else
  • You are sick of feeling like a puppet, jumping to everyone else’s tune and want more control over your life
  • You just want the freedom to choose what to do, how to do it and when to do it
  • You want to get back that feeling of excitement and wake up looking forward to the day ahead instead of wishing it was already over
  • If you’re a corporate high-achiever ready to become a successful entrepreneur, then the Bootcamp is for you

You’ll hear from experts who will share their best advice with you and help you avoid making common mistakes

I understand how hard it is knowing who to trust and how to get advice that is practical and useful.  For that reason, I’ve lined up experts in the areas of Branding, Business Planning, Financial Planning, Content Creation, Website Design & Blogging.  I know each of these people personally and they know their stuff!   I will ask them the questions that you want answered and will even put my charm to the test to see if I can cajole them into sharing not only their ideas but also their products at a special Bootcamp price!

Entrepreneurship is a Gutsy Business
Running your own business brings a lot of rewards – flexible lifestyle choices, control over your own destiny, ability to earn an income doing something you love, being able to work from home if you choose, even the ability to take a 6 month holiday if that’s what you want.
However, I’m not going to pretend that there’s some magic trick I’m going to share with you that has you earning a six figure income without putting in some effort.
I’ve designed the 60 Days to Start-up Bootcamp for gutsy people who have what it takes to run their own business.  The five modules cover what it takes to run a G.U.T.S.Y business:
Get over your fears.  The fear of quitting corporate life.  The fear you won’t be successful.  The fear of failure.


Understand the business you’re in.  Define your market niche and ideal client.
Take time to plan.  Not only the business model and business plan but also your finances.
Social media for growth.  Getting your business launched as quickly & effectively as possible.
Your virtual team.  Having a strong support network and community you can rely on.
In each module, I’ll share with you why it’s important, tell you what you need to do and then, and this is the important part, show you exactly how to go about it.  I’ll also talk about the importance of having a Gutsy mindset to see you through the emotional rollercoaster that you will experience as a business owner.


Answers to Some Questions You May Have
When does the Bootcamp start?
As soon as you sign-up you can get started on the pre-work module!  The first Training Call will be on Thursday 12th May at 8.30pm – 9.30pm (AEST – Sydney, Australia) Please check your local time here.  Subsequent Training Calls will be held at 8.30pm – 9.30pm (AEST) on Thursday 19th May, 2nd June, 16th June, 30th June, 7th July.
The Live Coaching Calls will be held every Monday at 8.30pm – 9.30pm (AEST) kicking off on Monday 16th May then 23rd, 30th May, Tuesday 7th June (due to Holiday on Monday), Monday 13th, 20th, 27th with the final call on 4th July.
Between calls, you’ll have your online Modules to complete with audios to listen to, videos to watch, exercises to complete and questions to work through.  Depending on how keen and eager you are, this will take two to three hours each week.


I can’t make all of the scheduled calls, will there be recordings?
Yes.  Every telephone call will be provided to you as part of your online module so you will be able to listen to it at your convenience.  I strongly recommend that you try to attend as many calls as you can – especially the Live Coaching Call.  This is your chance to ask me questions and get help with any areas you are stuck on.  If you’re not on the call, I won’t be able to coach you.


It sounds like a lot of work.  I don’t know if I can fit it all in with everything else I’ve got to juggle.
It is a lot of work.  My goal is to have you start your own business in 60 days – by the end of the Bootcamp.  I truly believe that if you focus intensely on an activity you will achieve a lot more and be more successful than if you drag it out over months and months.  I can be a hard task-master but only because I know it works and I want you to get the results you want.
If you are serious about starting your own business (and if you sign up for the Bootcamp, then I assume you are) then it will take hard work.  Yes, the rewards down the track are great but like all things, it takes hard work upfront.  So, to be blunt.  Do what you need to do to make it happen.  It’s only 60 days of your life!
The good news is…you will have access to all of the materials for a whole year after the Bootcamp finishes so you can revisit, refine and refresh over time.


I’m not very “techy”, will I still be able to take part?
Yes.  For the Training Calls and Live Calls, all you need to do is click on a link on your computer and you will have access.  The only thing you absolutely must have is a computer with an internet connection.  The online modules all run through a program on the internet.
We will go through some “techy” stuff in some of the modules but I will teach you, button-by-button, screen-by-screen how to make the technology work and what works best.


I don’t have a lot/any money to start my business.  Is it still worth doing the Bootcamp?
Absolutely.  First of all, everything I will share with you can be done for very, very little cost (possibly zero if you are prepared to spend a little time learning a few new skills).  I don’t want you to waste money on things that just don’t matter.  There are so many fantastic resources available to us now and I will share those with you.


There is so much information available and I’ve already downloaded a lot.  Why is this any different?
Well first of all, I’d ask you a question.  What have you done with all that you’ve downloaded?  Have you read it?  Have you actioned it?  Has it worked for you?  What I find, and I know because I’ve done it myself, is that there is so much great content available, often for free, but we get overwhelmed by it all and either end up taking no action or trying to spread ourselves too thin.  The Bootcamp is about focus.  I’ve designed it so that you work through the content between calls, can ask for help if you get stuck and will have a community of people going through the same thing that you can draw on for support.


OK, so how much is the Bootcamp?
Your investment for the 60 Days to Start-up Bootcamp is only $997*.  For this you get 14 hours of information, know-how and coaching from me and other experts.  You also get five online modules packed with additional content, videos and audios which is yours to access whenever you like for a whole year!  There will also be a few little bonuses along the way that I haven’t even mentioned yet!
If you’ve ever worked with a consultant or a coach, you probably know that the hourly rates they charge range from $200 – $2,000.  You may also know that a recent much publicised “Business Builders Bootcamp” – which was really just a 2 day conference with a few “celebrities”  and a dinner – was $875.  I know that $997 is excellent value because I know how committed I am to delivering real value in a way that you can use over and over.


Not only that, the Bootcamp will provide you with tools and a system that you will apply during the 60 days that means that you can start earning income immediately.  I’m sure you will be able to make sales of at least $997 if you put into practice all that we cover during the Bootcamp.  So for those wondering about the Return on Investment (ROI), as they say, “it’s a no-brainer”!

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Do You Dream of Starting your Own Business?

An industry colleague and friend of mine Suellen Hughes is holding a webinar on the five keys to starting your own successful business, avoiding common start-up mistakes on Thursday 28th April, 2010 at 12:15pm -1:00pm (Australia, EST).


To register for your place, click this link:

Click here to visit Transforme.

What will you learn during the webinar?

Suellen will share with you the five keys to starting your own successful business, avoiding common start-up mistakes.

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Suellen is going to explain:

  • The key to leaving a job you hate and instead earn an income doing something you love, on your own terms
  • The mistake that stops you making a name for yourself in your chosen area and being able to charge what you're worth.
  • The actions that cause you to waste time and money on things that just don't matter instead of focusing on what matters most.
  • The one big pitfall that leads to hours and hours of wasted time but with no dollars in return for your efforts.
  • The big frustration that slows your progress, leads to burnout and causes 95% of business start-ups to fail within 5 years.

Suellen is about to launch a fantastic online Bootcamp which will take you step-by-step through starting your own business in just 60 days.  She will share with you on the webinar how you can be part of that Bootcamp.


So, if you’re fed up with the daily grind of corporate life and dream of starting your own business with you in control of your lifestyle you should register for the webinar.

To register for your place, click this link:

Click here to visit Transforme.

If you are wondering what it takes to start your own successful business, Suellen is going to show you how to do it without making common start-up mistakes.


P.S. The webinar will be repeated at a few different times, so register to find a time that best suits your schedule.

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Buying a New Suit

 

A good suit has the ability to make any woman look polished and professional. Finding theright style is made easier when you know which jacket and skirt shapes, button constructionsand lengths will work best for you. However, finding the perfect suit; one where the fit, fabric,style and price tag match your needs is not always easy.


Tips to make buying a suit easier:

Spend as much as you can afford on a suit. The better the quality, the better it will look
in 12 months time.
Buy a suit in medium-weight trans-seasonal fabric, e.g., cool wool or wool crepe.
A neutral coloured suit will give you more flexibility when it comes to
mixing and matching it with other garments in your wardrobe.
Single-breasted jackets are more slimming than double-breasted,
especially as they become bulkier.
Medium to dark solid coloured and subtly patterned suits will make you
appear slimmer.
Vertical stripes such as pinstripes make you look taller and slimmer. The
finer the stripe and the closer they are together the more businesslike the
suit will appear.
Look for suits where the jacket has some contouring rather than one with
little or no shape for a slender yet feminine appearance.
Whenever possible buy the matching pieces in the story for a more
versatile purchase, e.g., pants, top, blouse or vest.

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Blog written by Angela Barbagallo, Fashion Stylist
Style Angel Corporation Pty Ltd
1 Bracken Close   Engadine NSW 2233 Australia
    Ph  02 9520 9940   Fax 02 9520 9018  Mob 0407 032 531
angela@styleangel.com   www.styleangel.com 

©Style Angel Corporation 2011

Communicating with Colour

Colour is perhaps the most potent force in communication. Within seconds of meeting
you, others will respond to the ‘colour messages’ flashed by your clothes. It has been
ascertained by medical science that colour can influence the viewer's hormones, blood
pressure and body temperature. When choosing colours be aware of: what impact they
will have on:

  • Your apparent shape and size.
  • An emotional level - how they will make others (and us) feel.
  • What they will communicate to others about your personality.
  • How appropriate the colour is for the location, occasion, time of year, your personal
  • colouring and age.


Colours produce different reactions when used in different fabrics. A red jacket worn with
a white shirt to a business meeting exhibits confidence and power but a red jacket worn
with a lacy red top may be interpreted as saying, 'I'm sexy and exciting and I have other
things on my mind besides this business meeting". Red is also not the best colour to wear
to a job interview as it sometimes sets the scene for an uneasy interaction between
females.

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Blog written by Angela Barbagallo, Fashion Stylist
Style Angel Corporation Pty Ltd
1 Bracken Close   Engadine NSW 2233 Australia
    Ph  02 9520 9940   Fax 02 9520 9018  Mob 0407 032 531
angela@styleangel.com   www.styleangel.com 

©Style Angel Corporation 2011

The Most Important Elements of Style

The Most Important Elements of Style

  • Appropriateness: for your age, the occasion, others and the location.
  • Simplicity: wearing simple, clean lines and accessories.
  • Confidence: with yourself, your companions and your responsibilities.
  • Poise: carrying yourself with confidence and grace.
  • Naturalness: being yourself.
  • Friendliness and Courtesy: good humour and respect for others.

From the eBook "Timeless Style", to receive your free copy, please message me!

Your eStyle Portfolio

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Blog written by Angela Barbagallo, Fashion Stylist
Style Angel Corporation Pty Ltd
1 Bracken Close   Engadine NSW 2233 Australia
    Ph  02 9520 9940   Fax 02 9520 9018  Mob 0407 032 531
angela@styleangel.com   www.styleangel.com 

©Style Angel Corporation 2010

What is Style?

What is Style?
Some fortunate individuals are born with good taste and style; they have a natural sense of
colour and design or have grown up under the guidance of a mentor. Most of us have not
been so fortunate.

What we know and believe comes from the important people in our lives, our friends, parents,
grandparents as well as from factors such as our education, social and economic situation.
This guidance may not be sufficient to get us to where we want to go in life and when this is
the case we seek the information we require from other sources.

To develop style means to reconcile what suits our height, shape and age from what's
currently in fashion and to understand which ‘looks’ are appropriate for what occasions. In
other words, to become a woman who understands fashion without becoming a slave to it.
Tuition and the experience of trial-and-error can give any woman, from any background the
ability to achieve a look that is fashionable, flattering and in good taste.

Our personal ‘taste’ affects the way we co-ordinate colours, patterns and fabrics. Learning
about harmonious colour schemes, appropriate patterns, how various fabrics drape and relate
to our individual shapes and how to skillfully co-ordinate jewellery are all-important steps in
developing good taste. Start by studying fashion magazines and pattern books to sharpen
your awareness of shape and design.


Simultaneously the gaining of this knowledge and experience will allow you to express the
woman within and will then give you the confidence to become creative with your wardrobe.
From that point onwards dressing will become not only a pleasure but also each shopping trip
an adventure.

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Blog written by Angela Barbagallo, Fashion Stylist
Style Angel Corporation Pty Ltd
1 Bracken Close   Engadine NSW 2233 Australia
    Ph  02 9520 9940   Fax 02 9520 9018  Mob 0407 032 531
angela@styleangel.com   www.styleangel.com 

©Style Angel Corporation 2011

Do Your Clothes Reflect the Person You Are Now?

Sometimes we unconsciously let our past govern our present. Maybe you still dress
dowdily, although you feel confident and don't mind being noticed; or you still dress
as you did when you were in your twenties, although you're now forty and your life is
filled with responsibilities at work and home.

When your clothes no longer reflectyour life, you will feel uncomfortable with your appearance. If this is the case, thenthe first thing to do is to learn where your clothes don't fit your lifestyle, and then
learn how to change them.

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Blog written by Angela Barbagallo, Fashion Stylist
Style Angel Corporation Pty Ltd
1 Bracken Close   Engadine NSW 2233 Australia
    Ph  02 9520 9940   Fax 02 9520 9018  Mob 0407 032 531
angela@styleangel.com   www.styleangel.com 

©Style Angel Corporation 2010

Happy Clients are the SO Important to me!

I know as a Fashion Stylist and Arbonne Consultant each Client I meet requires 100% of attention, dedication and inspiration.

I am truly fortunate as I ABSOLUTELY  LOOVEEEE what I do and happy clients make my soul sing!!

Here are some comments from clients over the last few weeks!!

Fashion Styling Session For Women - 2 Hours    10  out of 10   Nikki C. 12/04/2011
Feedback from the Customer regarding their RedBalloon Experience.
I had a wonderful time with Angela. I learnt what to look for in some items of clothing, I am now using different colours which enhance my own colours.


Be Your Own Fashion Stylist Online Profile - 2 For 1    9 our of 10   joeanne k.    05/04/2011
Feedback from the Customer regarding their RedBalloon Experience.
I thoroughly enjoyed this experience. Made me look at my wardrobe in a whole new light and even made me look at myself more as others must see me. Thanks!

THANK YOU!

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Click Here to Order Your Personal Style Portfolio!!

Blog written by Angela Barbagallo, Fashion Stylist
Style Angel Corporation Pty Ltd
1 Bracken Close   Engadine NSW 2233 Australia
    Ph  02 9520 9940   Fax 02 9520 9018  Mob 0407 032 531
angela@styleangel.com   www.styleangel.com 

©Style Angel Corporation 2011

Empowering Women Career Chat - North Shore 19th April 2011

Yes my Arbonne business is growing and that is super exciting. I am looking for great women to join my Arbonne marketing team. We have our next Empowering Women Career Chat in Cremorne on the 19th of April at 6.45pm.

The kind of woman I am looking for is someone who is looking for additional or residual income, flexible hours and recognition. The right person is positive, happy and fun to be around, someone who is self motivated, a great communicator, professional, well groomed and coachable. If they have sales experience great or perhaps always wanted to or own their own business. We have the most diverse and incredible team of girls in Australia so the right person will fit right in! We offer incredible rewards, income and recognition as well as a Mercedes Benz Lease program! Very exciting!

Arbonne has been around for 31 years and is sold in the US, Canada, UK and Australia, with lots more countries to open up over the next 10 years. We are a global company and fit right in with the Skin Care and Beauty industry online trend as 98% of our clients order online.  Arbonne is the only company in the world that offers Ultra Premium products with swiss alpine water and botanicals direct to market so the prices are very affordable. The products compare to La Prairie and La Mer so top of the line. The products are free from any animal products and petroleum based products and chemical fragrances that cause skin irritations. We have incredible formulations that turn back the clock and signs of aging like pigmentation, dark circles, deep pores and fine lines!

It would also be my pleasure to host a Saturday afternoon for you and your girlfriend by running a Swiss Beauty Workshop. These events are free and I have them designed to educate women on pure, safe and beneficial skin care as well as just a lovely pamper session as we just don't have enough of that in our life! The best group is 6 to 8 women and around the coffee table is great. All of them will experience the amazing Arbonne anti-aging skin care and cosmetics products and leave feeling relaxed.  For you the host I have lots of gifts and savings up to 80%, Arbonne is VERY generous!

Come and Joine me at the North Shore Team Global Empowering Women Career Chat

Tuesday 19 April  2011

Cammeray Golf Club
Park Avenue,     CREMORNE, 2090
JUST 6 MINUTES FROM THE CITY, ON THE LOWER NORTH SHORE OF SYDNEY

6.45pm for a 7.00pm start
RSVP on beauty@styleangel.com or call Angela on 02 9520 9940

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