Happy New Year

May you release anything from 2017 that wasn’t serving you and be renewed to receive all of Gods blessings in 2018!

Share what you are releasing below!!!

I release not owning my power! I release the hurt from that negative relationship and I am renewed in Jesus name!

Shop & Speak Empowerment Soiree

Will you join us??

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Register today!!

https://shopandspeak.eventbrite.com

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Brunch with Me?

I’m so excited to share my upcoming event entitled:

Seek-Speak-Soar Empowerment Brunch

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Joined by some amazing women of God, this event is sure to be one that will empower you for greatness! Purchase tickets today!!

This brunch is created to enrich, evoke, and empower women and their teens within the community to confidently seek God for His purpose over their life, teach them to speak aloud the promises He shared in a positive affirming way and soar greatly into the predestined journey after proper planning.

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Cherisse Plair is the founder of 3 Words Ministries, a ministry with a mission to equip people with the right tools to build a strong foundation based solely on the word of God.

Antoinette Staples is the founder of W.E.N.G.S. and is on a mission to Encourage, Inspire, and Empower women all over the world. 

This event is going to be power packed and will inspire not only the women of this generation but also the teen girls of our future.

If you are interested in becoming a Sponsorship Partner, please click the coordinating package and sign up today!!

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If you have a small business and would like to highlight your business as a vendor at the event, WE WANT YOU!!

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With this community event bringing many women and teen girls together, we are extending vendor opportunities to local business owners. If you brand aligns with God’s message of women & teen empowerment, we want you! For a small fee of $40, you can secure a table during Seek Speak Soar Empowerment Brunch 2016. Vendor opportunities are limited so please act fast.

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If you are interested in just joining for this amazing teaching, purchase a ticket for you and be sure to purchase one for your teen girl too! BUY NOW 

You can check out more information here: ——>SeekSpeakSoar<——

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I Ain’t Too Proud to Beg… for Jesus that is

So a friend and I were discussing over the weekend how we like to switch up secular lyrics with those of the word from Jesus.

I’m sitting in Starbucks getting some work done and I became inspired by a song that came on Pandora. “I Ain’t too Proud to Beg” by TLC.

Ok, I know your first thought is girrrrl… you were able to convert the lyrics of “I Ain’t too Proud to Beg” into words of light, love and encouragement from God?! I gotta finish read this!

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Well, let me share with you. As the song came on, I began to tap my feet to the beat, nod my head in rhythm and while a grand smile emerged, I began to type out my inspiration. I thought of my current season. The bible states “to every thing there is a season” Eccl. 3. Two specific versus from this chapter stuck out to me that reference my current season.

“A time to tear down and a time to build, as well as a time to be silent and a time to speak.” I can’t help but take the words of TLC and change them as a cry out to God, boldly stating “I ain’t to proud to beg for God’s direction as I rebuild. I ain’t to proud to beg while I speak up declaring the promises He has shared with me. I ain’t to proud to beg for what God called my own!.”

Can I get a yes and Amen?

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The definition of beg, is “to ask (someone) earnestly or humbly for something.”

I am earnestly and humbly asking God to strengthen me through the peaks and the valley. I humbly ask for Him to comfort me as my confidence is restored and boldly declare aloud those things He already promised me.

Told you this was going to be good. 🙂

The bible says “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” Matthew 7:7. I’m earnestly asking, seeking and knocking even in the midst of the storm, transition or simply stated “the world being the world.” Trust, I can find a message in just about anything due to the way my GODFIDENCE™ is set up. *BIG SMILE*

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Have you ever changed up the lyrics of a song from the secular world to fit into #TeamJesus? I would love to hear your experience.

If you haven’t experienced it yet, look for the messages soon to come. Trust, when you are tapped into His frequency, it will come in anything.

Be Inspired. Speak Life. Stay Confident!

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GIVE BACK! Our Teens deserve it!

So…

I’ve been teaching a course at church entitled Teen K.I.C.K.

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This week we completed and shared our vision boards. These girls were so empowered to share their desires for the future.

Here are some pics from tonights event:

This is just a taste of what will occur during my first Teen K.I.C.K. Conference August 27th!

I have been charged by God to give back to our youth and that’s exactly what I will do.

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This conference is for teen girls only. The focus is on building and igniting each girls confidence to live boldly as Christ intends for them.

The young sophisticated confidence in our girls is dying.My God-given purpose is to enrich and empower while reviving what the enemy intended to die.

Will you help support this conference in being the very best possible?

Please check out here for more info and donate today!!

https://www.gofundme.com/TeenKICK

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Boss UP!

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How do you Boss Up?

In a world where we have we literally have access to more than one billion people each day through social media, it is the perfect time for you to Boss UP in your entrepreneurial efforts!

Whether it be a product or service, platforms such as FaceBook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram gives you the option to advertise for FREE in any innovative way you can dream of.

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No, you do not need to use all platforms, but I do suggest you chose the platform that work best for your business and boss the heck out of it.

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Below I will share some tips that will assist you in becoming the marketing social media maven along with showcasing some of my favorite bosses on different platforms that you can learn from also.

1. Who is your target audience? 

Know your target audience in order to offer the right content! some tips are:

— The younger generation and even teenagers go for the Vine, Snapchat, YouTube, Tumblr, and Instagram.

— Soon-to-be-wives and moms are all about Pinterest for the photos and DIY’s.

— It’s stated young parents and grandparents alike can be found on Facebook.

— If you focusing on Business owners and leaders, find them on LinkedIn.

— Influencers and bloggers love Twitter, Tumblr and now even Instagram.

2. Be consistent with your message and your handle.

Don’t make it difficult for people to find you or know what it is you offer. My handle across all platforms is @CoachKSpeaks . What’s yours?

When you know what you are offering, you need to stick with that message across the board. Maybe it’s offering advice to young entrepreneurs or fashion tips… whatever it is, you need to be consistent with the message.

 

 

3. Network! 

Want to get discovered? Well, follow those you admire, compliment, get to know and support in order to receive the support!

4. Repurpose current content.

I’m sure you currently have lots of content that have been used on your blog or social media accounts. It’s time now for you to streamline the pipeline to repurpose the content already used. Update with current graphics. Delete those things that are not of relevance to the message you’ve committed to and start posting as it’s new.

5. Ride the wave

What is currently being discussed on social media right now? Study the hashtags and ride the wave to receive some recognition and supporters. Examples are on Instagram, #MotivationalMondays have over 4million posts which means it’s being used frequently. If you are a coach, USE THIS HASHTAG and watch your likes and followers increase with your consistency. It’s great to create hashtags when you have specific challenges going on or you already have a large following over 10k but until then, nothing is wrong with riding the wave.

Here are a few of the #bossbabes I follow and appreciate when it comes to consistent messaging and marketing.

stacia True #BossBabe! Over 150k followers and it continues to grow daily. Dr. Stacia is consistent with sharing free success and business coaching to her followers with a touch of her lifestyle for inspiration of where you can be if you utilize the awesome tools she offers.

The colors she use are vibrant and consistent throughout her page.

On FaceBook her message continues with more content. You will find blog links, quick tips and even some posts from Instagram with a longer detailed post.

When you go to her other pages such as twitter, or youtube channel you will find the same or more content shared.

 

 

 

Another Boss! Simple yet highly impactful. Charlotte of Confessions of a Clean Foodie does an amazing job staying consistent with her message of clean eating with dynamic photos on Instagram!

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My dear friend and once stylist to Bad Girl RiRi (as in the only Rihanna), Nini is crushing it on FaceBook. She shares amazing fashion moments from her daily life and gives style tips for all.

These are just three of many I admire on social media. Are there any that you follow and would like to learn from? Share below but most of all, TAKE NOTE!!

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Another favorite, Hilary Rushford who is also crushing the game on Instagram with almost 100k followers, shared phenomenal advice about proper marketing on Instagram. In her words, with the algorithm going on Instagram, this is the year for you to choose to crush it or step aside. I’m taking some of her tips and plan to crush it. Will update my stats as they increase. 🙂

She grew her following of 40k+ in just one year!

Be sure to check her out for awesome advice.  <——- FREE INSTAGRAM CLASS HERE

Share your learnings and lets Boss Up together!

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Put a little effort! TGIM

Hey there you!!

TGIM!

This is an oldie but goodie so I had to re-share this throwback!

Hope you enjoy:-)

Oh and SUBSCRIBE to my YouTube channel!

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Be sure to connect with me on social media:

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Power of the Park – #IvyPark

Let’s kick this off celebrating the brilliance of Beyonce’ .

Yes, I said it and no it’s not worship… it’s celebration. It’s inspiration. It’s empowerment. Now, let me share with you why.

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It’s been 37mins that the cover of Elle was shared via internet. 35mins since Bey posted via instagram pics of the shoot and introduced #IvyPark as a hashtag and new instagram page… check out these results:

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yea… 25k of us already are followers and there is only ONE picture posted!

The cover of Elle is not only breaking news but literally breaking the internet!

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And not only is it Elle for US but UK also!

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Now let’s share the brilliance of Beyonce’ , business mindset and branding!

Beyonce’: Known for music that gets you moving physically and sometimes mentally as well due to what some consider as the recent controversy of her lyrics and video to Formation.

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The celebrated truth is that she is unapologetically her. She chooses to be who she desires and does not ask the permission of you. Regardless of any backlash received, she is still doing her and refuses to address any of it. This alone is a brilliance many of us strive for our entire lifetime.

When was the last time you did something that caused a reaction but you kept moving not caring what anyone had to say?

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Carry on 🙂

Now “back to business”: Bey reminds us to keep our business mindset up. Look at what she’s done over the past 60 days:

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Not only is she about her business, she works it quietly then drops it effortlessly. This is something to learn. Know how to just WORK!

Stop talking about it and just work about it! 

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And on to Branding: The power of branding award goes to Beyonce’ . With the introduction of a clothing line 14 days to launch date, introduction to new instagram page and having 25k followers in less than 30mins, this shows the power of right content and being visually appealing to the eye.

Truth is, her branding works because:

  1. Beyonce’ is clear about her unique value proposition
  2. She knows her goal (simply to dominate and inspire along the way)
  3. Bey knows her target audience
  4. She is loyal to herself first
  5. Pays attention to the details
  6. Stays relevant

These are just a few of what makes her branding work. She stays relevant by knowing her audience (Intro to getting your Summer Body ready with Ivy Park), what’s going on in the world today (Formation) and keeping trendy with a unique flare!

If you disagree, I’m sure it’s more of a personal dislike versus respecting the truth and hustle. Either way, your opinions are welcomed.

I’m inspired by #IvyPark Not simply by the brand or Beyonce’ but the immersive experience received when watching the trailer. It inspires me to reflect back to what my park is. This has ignited a fire and I’m ready to burn it up!

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Get your PLAN on!

First day of a new month! What are your plans for February??

Be sure to write them down and make them plain so you can run with it! Use this handy tool to capture your goals.

Click the pick or download here —–>Feb Planner

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Be sure to share pics on how you are using it for a chance to be featured!

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#FabFridays- Sexiness, more than what you wear!

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Modest is the new sexy!

The bare-it-all is truly over-rated and although there is greatness in the woman who is comfortable in her own skin, there is equal greatness in those that can show sexiness without the need to bare it all.

Did you know there was such a thing? Let me share how to do that.

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Sexy is shown though:

  1. The eyes – SMIZE!!! (Tyra-ism which means to smile with your eyes)smize1
  2. Smile on your face! A smile is so welcoming, warm, enchanting and yes even sexy at times. Keeping your lips exfoliated, soft and kissable along with your teeth properly cared for… get a brighter whiter smile ladies (and gents) and then add the right shade of lipstick and welcome sexy! Some top choices for lip colors are the right nude for you and red. A red lip is always sexy!

    3. The Hair – How you wear your hair can be sexy as well and it will not require you to be barely there either.

    4. Create it with Color – All black dress with a pop of red, wearing all red or maybe even wearing the royal color purple can showcase sexiness.blackjadore redredwhite

5.  Own YOUR style. when you confidently wear whatever your choose, sexiness can equate to it simply because you believe you are. Below are some modest fashionistas (1. Anam Shahid 2. Nadira Abdul Quddus) that have great style and can also be considered sexy.

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What are some ways you showcase sexiness without baring it all?

Please share!

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5 Podcasts every #BossBabe should give a listen

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I’m a big advocate of personal development which = self investment. One of the ways I invest in myself is listening to other inspiring and kick ass boss babes that have started from the bottom now they here! Women who struggled and still made it inspire me to keep pushing.

Below are my Top 5 Female Podcasts that will positively affect your life, business and even relationships! Be sure to share who you listen to that keeps you motivated.

  1. Myliek Teele of My Taught You

Myliek is the founder of CurlBOX and has transparently shared her story. She speaks openly on how she started before she was completely ready without even having enough packaging… literally sending product in basic brown boxes. She speaks on her fall with a DUI while starting her company and how she rose to being one of the best in the game right now! Her authenticity is what I love about her! One of my favorite podcasts of hers is one that was posted just recently entitled “Maintaining Momentum”. Give it a listen and be sure to follow her work.

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2. Courtney Sanders of Think & Grow Chick!

Courtney’s gift is to give to other female entrepreneurs. She focus on helping business owners like myself, unlock the full potential to think & grow into our purpose. She shares openly about the unsuccessful launch of her business back in 2009 and talks candidly about the steps she took to succeed and how you can do the same thing. Click her pic below to follow her podcast. One of my favorites is entitled “Do You Boo: Defining Your Own Success vs. Learning from the Best”

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3. Sophia Amoruso the original #GirlBoss 

Another fabulous and open book entrepreneur! Sophia is the founder of Nasty Gal but literally came from rags to riches by personal poor choices. She dropped out of school and found herself dumpster diving, hitchhiking and stealing prior to finding her purpose and creating Nasty Gal. She recently launched #GirlBoss Podcast late 2015 and I’m already loving her interviews and candid conversations.

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4. Jess Lively of The Lively Show

This inspiring lady is all about encouraging you to live with “value-based intention.” Her podcast has over 2 million downloads and is true boss babe status! “The Lively Show is designed to uplift, inspire, and help you add a little extra intention to your everyday.” From topics of wellness to career and business, Jess Lively covers it all. One of my favorite interviews is with Nicole Balch that gives business advice. Be sure to check out more by clicking her photo below.

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5. Koereyelle of The Single Wives Club

Koereyelle “Confessions of a Werkaholic” podcast series interviews various boss babes around the US sharing their learnings. Not only is this a great addition to my podcast listening pleasures, her “Mindset Mondays” are equally informative. So this one is not really a podcast but must not go unmentioned. Koereyelle offers weekly “Mindset Mondays” conference calls and shares her personal advice, learnings and motivation for savvy ladies everywhere. Sign up to get a part of the action here! The one I received this past Monday entitled “Pray then Prepare” was phenomenal. Don’t miss out on her great advice.

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Are you listening to these ladies already? Who else out there in the podcast world is worth a listen? Please share below!!

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Master your Strengths

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While doing weekly planning, I start by completing these questions:

  1. What are the top three priorities for the week
  2. What am I proud of and grateful for from the previous week
  3. What are my strengths… simply for personal development

I know you make look at my list and question why I do it this way. Well, I’ve recognized as an extreme organizational control freak, creating long to do lists do not always reap positive results. I’ve learned by shortening the list to the top three gives the opportunity to fulfill giving my best and give me the opportunity to stop, smell the flowers, have small celebrations and actually live and grow through the process versus just doing.

I believe in all work in life we should always showcase gratitude by ,recognizing what we’ve come from, learned, grown from and proud of. I did this on a continual basis when hosting my “TGIM Monday Motivational Moment” sharing Kisha’s Life Lessons. You can check out more here:

I also use my chic tools to help set my day and week up for success. Download them for FREE here:

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I also believe it’s important to include personal development throughout each work week. This allows my to continue to grow. When looking for personal development I like to focus on my strengths to become a master at it versus focusing on my weaknesses. The reason for this is firstly, Focusing on the weakness isn’t always as inspiring and rarely produces outstanding results.

I believe it’s important to master your strengths because:

 

  • Developing the awareness of WHEN to use a particular strength and when NOT to use it creates leverage in how you grow.
  • Developing the awareness of HOW MUCH to use a particular strength and in what specific circumstances you should use it.
  • Developing actual skill in using a particular strength puts you as the best in the field you desire to be in.

What are your strengths and how will you master them?

Real leaders not only recognize their strengths, they know the power in outsourcing their weaknesses. If you are not good at redesigning your website and you know that is a task that needs to be complete to take your blog to the next level… reach out to those that are the masters in that area.

Remember, you don’t have to spend a lot of money on that either. There are plenty of talented college students or freelancers waiting for the opportunity to showcase their work… take the risk and outsource your weakness. This doesn’t make you lazy… it makes you smart and a great business leader. It gives you the freedom to master and showcase your strengths and one of them is knowing when and where you need help. 🙂

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WANTED!! NOW HIRING

Hey There fellow follower, supporter, creative being and fashionista…

WE WANT YOU!

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The New Year is fast approaching and with a new year, there are new things to come! Kisha’s Chic Lessons is currently looking for writers who are passionate about helping others in the areas of Fashion, Fitness, Food and Finance!

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Are you a queen of any? Do you stay up on current trends, know what’s hot and what’s not… Are you able to share great tips in an inspiring and uplifting way?

Well, we want you‼️ We’re looking for the fashion blogger who would like to expose NEW content through

www.KishasChicLessons.com

It’s a great way to share your expertise with the world and get seen on multiple platforms.

If you are interested, send samples of your best work, relevant to current style trends to kishaschiclessons@gmail.com with “F4 BLOGGER” in the subject!

Look forward to working with you.

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Wearable Inspiration

Hey There!

I’m so excited to announce my t-shirt line. It’s entitled:

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MotoTees is wearable inspiration created by yours truly… Kisha of Keepin’ Chic LLC.

MotoTees believes you can positively affect someone’s life even without saying a word. Wearing tees & tanks with positive and uplifting words will ignite a generation where we focus on fulfilling our God given purpose, spreading more light versus negativity and be the encouraging word that someone is in need of.

Using phrases I typically state as a Life Coach or some of my favorite versus out of the bible, I plan to flood the world with positivity… will you help me?

CHOOSE FROM ONE TO ALL! MORE HERE: http://teespring.com/stores/mototees

For all the survivors in the world from kicking cancer’s butt to surviving daily life trauma…

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A reminder that it’s because of HIS grace…
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Remember to always Own your GREATNESS!!!
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From Galatians 3:26 reminder that we are all “children of God through faith”…
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For those needing a reminder to never fit in because you are a Limited Edition!
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More to choose from: http://teespring.com/stores/mototees and more to come in the upcoming weeks!
Look forward to your support!
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Fashion-Food-Fitness Bloggers WANTED!

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Are you a queen or king fashionista? Do you stay up on current trends, know what’s hot and what’s not… Are you able to share great tips in an inspiring and uplifting way? Are you a foodie at heart and love sharing health tips to the boss babes? Or maybe you are a yoga/fitness/mediation junkie with positivity exuding from you…

Well, we want you!

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We are looking for bloggers who would like to expose NEW content through our blog on the topics of fashion, food, fitness and female empowerment. It is a great way to share your expertise with the world and get seen on multiple platforms.

Requirements include: 

  • NEW content only (not published on any other website or publication)
  • Clear point of view on topic of discussion
  • Promote female empowerment in all content (positive vibes only! This blog is created to share insight and inspire creativity and wellness among readers)
  • Understand that this currently is not a blog for pay opportunity but does grant you the opportunity to showcase your work on additional platforms, gain partnership for future endeavors and credibility for all work published as you will have a personal signature that will link back to your social media and websites

If you are interested, send samples of your best work, relevant to current style trends to kishaschiclessons@gmail.com with “F4 BLOGGER” in the subject!

Look forward to working with you!

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CHIC TIP: Fashion

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Make your style memorable! From finding your right hue, wearing a mix of vibrant colors to adding a statement piece or conversation piece to your look are all ways to make your style memorable.

Check out these great street style fashionistas that are making their style memorable:

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Choosing bold colors:

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Here are my Top 10 Essentials I feel we all should have in our closet:

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How are you making your style memorable?

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CHIC TIP: Business

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I know the title may have you curious, which is why I am excited to share how awakening your dormant goddess personally can help you professionally.

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Cleopatra… one of my favorites! A completely powerful, feminine, world known goddess and last active pharaoh of Ptolemaic Egypt. After her reign, Egypt became a province of the then-recently Roman Empire. (read more here)

She was an important part of pharaohs power. I use her as the epitome of goddess and an example of awakening your dormant goddess to help you professionally as she seduced, reigned and was well respected. She was confident in her actions… in the way she walked and she commanded attention without speaking a word.

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When you feel confident personally, it spills over into whatever your professional titles are. Confidence allows you to stand taller, believe in yourself and abilities while also gaining the buy in of those around you. Want to know ways to awaken this dormant goddess? Read below for tips on how to awaken your dormant goddess personally so you can rule professionally!
1. Recognize she already lives within – as a “Kings Kid”, recognizing who you belong to spiritually gives you clarity to what you’ve inherited in the natural life. Even if you don’t currently possess the confidence to do those things you desire… know for you to have the thoughts, that it already lives within… you just need to fuel and nurture her.

2. Practice as you are… not just where you wish to be – when you first recognize she already lives within, it’s easier to practice as you are. Be transparent about where you are on your journey and practice just as you are in those very moments. You will then meet who you wish to be and the two will become one.

3. Treat yourself to great tantric practices – It’s been stated an empowered, sexually awakened, divinely feminine Tantric Goddess, radiates love, life and sensual energy. She can then be more powerful than anything on this earth. “Tantra combines sexuality, sensuality and spirituality and celebrates the sacredness of sex, which through practice helps to develop a heightened awareness within the mind, body and spirit.” (read more about it… study and apply!) Statistics state sex will release stress, boost your immune system, and overall makes you feel good which then allows you to feel good in the business you do and be healthy enough to complete any tasks needed.

4. Have fun with it! – As you tap into the goddess that lives within, liberate her and have fun with your exploration. Do not be ashamed of tapping into your personal power… this will benefit you professionally because you will not take everything too seriously but understand how to utilize your power to the advantage of you and your business.

I would love to hear how you will use these tips to awaken your dormant goddess and also your experiences professionally once she’s awoken.

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Chic Affirmation

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Invest in YOU

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A quote I saw once stated “If you don’t build your own dreams, someone else will hire you to help build theirs.”

Profound and true.

The question of the day… how often do you invest in yourself?

It amazes me how many people I encounter that are not living out their dreams and how at one point in my life this was also me. In a world where we work, work, work… your dreams can become the back burner to your daily life. But the truth is, when we live this way of working and not fulfilling our dreams, we truly are not living… we are just existing.

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I’ve coached many and when we approach this question, many have shared they have struggled fulfilling their dreams because of life responsibilities and needing to make money to survive. Trust me, I have been in this same place also but I will also transparently share, once I made the decision to quiet the hamster wheel of life and actually LIVE… it was the best decision I’ve made thus far. I travel the world, live on my own terms and experience overflowing happiness.

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How do you get there you ask? Well here are 5 tips to Invest In You and start living out your dreams. 

1. Know your purpose! When you know your purpose it becomes easier to create a plan to execute it. Find out your purpose by seeking God during prayer and meditation asking what are you here to do. You can also ask yourself thought provoking questions to find out what you LOVE to do no matter if you are being paid or not… this will bring you closer to your purpose.

2. Do it in bite-size chunks. You will feel you are moving closer and closer to your God-given purpose if EACH DAY, you do something toward becoming who you are destined to be. This is how you INVEST in you! Examples include, studying more of the craft you want to perfect… writing if you say you are a writer… or even researching the role models in the field you want to pursue to gain inspiration and learnings.

3. Reflect on the small steps. When you reflect on the small steps you are taking toward your goals, this will empower you to continue moving forward.

4. Kick fear in the face!! Don’t be afraid to take the quantum leap! It will be a life changer and you may see some struggles along the way but the end result is happiness greater than you can currently imagine.

5. Reward yourself! When you take the quantum leap or even the baby steps each day then reflect on what you’ve accomplished… reward yourself for being bold enough to go in the direction of your dreams.

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If you like these tips but feel you need more coaching to accomplish, reach out to me Your Confidence Coach for a FREE 30 minute consultation and we will conquer this together!

You can also choose to get more intensive training by attending our E3Retreats in the fall in Costa Rica! Click ——-> HERE <——– for more info!

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~Kisha

“I’sss Married NOW!”

wedding collageYes.. you read that right, I’m now Mrs. Proctor!

I’ve been MIA for the past two months and this is the reason why. I’ve been planning my butt off to get married to the man of my dreams and it’s now time to share it with all of my virtual world… And unlike most weddings, we did NOT break the bank! Hope you enjoy!

(*Please note all photos are from friends who’ve captured via cell phone… professional wedding photography will not be received until next week.)

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Theme: Vintage Southern Chic

Dress code: All White Attire

Time: 2pm

Location: Rose Hill Manor in Port Arthur, Tx

Menu: Back Yard BBQ

Total Spent: $2,200

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To say we didn’t run into any road blocks would be untrue. Our original location was another historic home where we planned to have a huge outdoor wedding along with outdoor dancing, bbq and yard games but due to the weather report showcasing thunderstorms and 90% chance of rain 4 days before the date, we had to quickly switch venues! God was smiling on us to have a home around the corner be available without charging an additional fee.

With that, I had to quickly change out from the original plans. I had to find a venue that would allow me to hold my wedding in doors but still allow something to go on outside under a covering. Well, Rose Hill matched all the criteria!

Below are photos of the original home: The Pompeiian Villa and although we were sadden to not be able to use this place, we are grateful for the Rose Hill Manor venue! The day must go on!!

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I was so happy to have Rose Hill Manor be available as the wrap around porch was 12ft deep and covered which would allow me to host my reception on the porch and not get rained on. We are happy to report that although it did rain, the rain lasted for maybe 35 minutes and was light showers versus the thunderstorms it reported to be.

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My nieces, Aileena and Alani offered an original blessing. Aileena which is 11yrs old read a poem that described Ronald and I’s story. Alani who is 13yrs sung “At Last” by Etta James!

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Here is the original poem written by me but performed by my niece:

155 days ago they met

He called hisself trying to

Seduce her into his world

But if you know my nanny…

She was NOT trying to hear that!

She shot him down every time he spoke

But he never gave up and

Three days later, her heart he took

From not wanting to be bothered

To now the ocean not being able to live without his moon

It was inevitable that this day was to come soon

God knew it was necessary for these two to meet

Now on this day

Two become one and their lives with HIM will now be complete

With love in the air and flowers at full bloom

Please stand as the bride comes to meet her groom

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My brother walked me down the aisle. I love this photo a friend captured as you can see my brothers eyes on me and all the guests looking at my groom to see his reaction. Completely beautiful!

And I can’t be anymore joyful about my Tadashi Shoji dress rented from Vow To Be Chic!

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The video below was created by my husbands cousin and was one of the best gifts received! Click the pic below to view:

We created a newspaper online and printed 80 copies for our guests to read our story as they waited. Here is a copy:

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One of my favorite pics is the one below of me, my sister and granny. My sister made this marvelous Naked Cake with fruit just like I requested and it was scrumptious!

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A candid photo of The Proctor Family

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More pictures to come soon!

I will also post a separate blog that includes a budget breakdown and how to save on cost!

~Kisha

Fab Fashion Fitness Friday

As usual, a new year brings an influx of fitness resolutions! Well, if you are just starting, going strong or this is just a part of your lifestyle, below are some great fitness wardrobe pieces to workout in style!

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Victoria’s Secret, Nike and Lululemon are the places I frequent for stylish fitness gear. Here are some of my favs:

Go with classic colors or be bold… Either way there are options to still show style.

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Something about adding a pop of color to your workout gear that just makes you feel so damn happy!

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Also be sure to add the FuelBand to your workout essentials. It’s a fun and inspiring way to become more active! Check out more HERE:

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Below are hot workout gear that can transition to day lounge wear if you like.

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What are some of your favs? Where do you like to shop for workout gear?

Share your journey and inspire someone else.

~Kisha

Chic Affirmation

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Wear It Wednesday

Thank you Michael Kors for this amazingly chic transitional line!

This Wear It Wednesday is dedicated to Pre-Fall 2015! It’s been stated on Fashionistyle that “Michael Kors has gone girly — sort of. For transeason, he said he riffed ‘on what I would call clichéd feminine things that I would never touch, like bows and pearls, but looking at them in a very graphic way.’ ”

Here are some great looks:

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What are some of your favorite looks?

~Kisha

Motivational Moment

Think Big and Follow Through!!

Monday Motivational Moments return! If you missed it on my social media accounts yesterday, here it is for you:

Be sure to follow on Instagram and FaceBook for regular inspiration and Monday Motivational Moments!!

Wear it Wednesday

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As I get ready to enter my journey on the open road, I dedicate this Wear it Wednesday to Ways to Travel Chic!

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When traveling, I love to be comfy chic. For me it’s always about choosing fabrics that are breathable, has stretch and looks effortless chic. Call me what you want but to me, there is a way to still make sweats chic and not careless! Check out some of road warrior looks that I will definitely adapt.

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One of my favorite tips: Layer up! It’s easy to remove when warm and a perfect option to add on when crossing over states not knowing what the weather will bring.

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Lightweight Joggers and track pants from ASOS are great for the road warrior! They are comfortable yet can be paired with a leather moto jacket to elevate the look. Only $34.11!!

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Another great way to travel the open road is to bring items that are interchangeable. Items that you can wear multiple different ways allow you to pack minimally and still be stylish!

 

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How can you go wrong with basics and a splash of color?

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I love the bottom looks! Minimize what you bring but once again make it interchangeable for all events. LOVE THIS!

 

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My goal is to get at least fifteen looks in one duffle bag out of maybe ten items. Let’s see if I reach my goal. 🙂

What tips do you have to share?

~Kisha

KCL Thought of the Day

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KCL Thought of the Day

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KCL Thought of The Day

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Wear it Wednesday

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During the winter chill, love is in the air! Here are some great chic looks for the bride and bridal party for your upcoming winter wedding.

Since Solange chic wedding pics I’ve been greatly inspired to seek other winter bridal styles. Below are some of my favorite ideas

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For Winter Weddings, capes are always a chic warm and dramatic way to go!

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For the wedding party, make it a furry affair! Add touches of warmth throughout the entire party!

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A touch of fur… faux or not is a great way to add luxury

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Be unique and stand out with the Zac Posen look below:

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Make it simply chic with these styles:

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Love this look from YSL:

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Or add a touch of sparkle!

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Aren’t these a great look for a Winter Wonder Wedding?

What are some of your favorite looks?

~Kisha