What is suitable for being dressed for success has changed throughout the years. In the 80’s it was all about strong shoulder pads and a red power suit which represented passion and strength. A navy blue suit paired with a white shirt conveyed the message of credibility and authority in the 90’s. Over the last decade a new business dress code and image has emerged, known as personal branding. This simply means taking individual ownership of ones first impression. If this is true why as a culture are we so quick to buy into today’s celebrity obsession of branded labels which expresses nothing unique or personal about you. Perhaps there are imposters living in your closet waiting to be given back to their rightful owners. This emerging trend may have you shackled up dressing in a mere cover choking the ownership rights out of your wardrobe. If there is an imposter living in your closet you can quickly arrest it by finding a quite place and completing this simple exercise down below. [Read more…]
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Audra Slinkey is President of the Home Staging Resource (http://www.homestagingresource.com) a home staging training company designed to provide business solutions and training to people involved in the preparation of homes for sale. Her passion for decorating, home staging, and real estate investing expertise has led her to the Home Staging Resource where her mission is empowering Professional Home Stagers to be successful in their field so that “every home may be staged to sell.” She has had the privilege of personally mentoring and training over 1,600 professionals, in the past three years, in the field of staging to create successful staging and redesign businesses throughout the world. She is very proud of the 80%+ graduate business success rate of the HSR Members. [Read more…]
Real Estate Staging Association announces speaker line up for the 2010 International Staging Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada
Stockton, CA Sept 13, 2009 Real Estate Staging Association (RESA®) the member run home staging trade association announces speakers for the international conference being held in Las Vegas Nevada, January 24th-26th 2010.
The RESA International Conference is the only one of its kind focused on providing professional real estate stagers with personal and professional development opportunities to take their businesses to the next level of success. The conference will bring together home staging and redesign business owners for education, networking and to strengthen the evolving home staging industry.
The Key Note speaker Mike Robbins is the author of the bestselling book, Focus on the Good Stuff: The Power of Appreciation and the new book Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken. He is also a contributing author to Chicken Soup for the Single Parent’s Soul and Thirty Things to Do When You Turn Thirty. Marketing and Branding Expert David Avrin is known internationally as the “Visibility Coach.” A best-selling author, highly regarded speaker, trainer and executive coach. His new book: It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows YOU! – The Small Business Guide to Raising Your Profits by Raising Your Profile will be released Nationwide in November. Networking & Real Estate Expert Ginny Mees from WomenHomeOwners.com will be speaking on how to “Boost Your Business Through Network Marketing”. Trademark Attorney Erik Pelton will be speaking on “Trademark and Copyright Law-How it Affects Your Staging Business”. Ricardo Bueno a social media expert with the Real Estate Tomato will be speaking on “Using Social Media to Grow Your Staging Business”. Audra Slinkey, President of Home Staging Resource, and Website and SEO Expert will speak on Ten Critical Keys to Every Successful Website in addition to serving on the panel of experts. Home Staging Expert Ashley Whittenberger from the Interiority Complex, will speak on 50 Ways to Market Your Staging Business.
The conference will also include four workshops covering Creating Limitless Market Opportunities – Becoming the “Go-To” Company, by Melissa Marro of Certified Staging Professionals and First Impressions Home Staging & Interior Redesign. Michelle Minch, President of Moving Mountains Design and Kathy Nielsen, President of Georgia Interior Solutions will present on Home Staging Photography 101. Lori Polk of Artful Journey and Ryan Dressel of Stage Right Design will present on Diversifying Your Business: Working with an Investment Team (Flippers), and Real Estate Expert Terrylynn Fisher will present on Unlocking the Mystery with Realtors, Why collaboration works.
RESA will also have a panel of Home Staging Experts including: Christine Rae of Certified Staging Professionals, Karel Rogers of Real Estate Staging Unlimited, JoAnne Lenart-Weary from One Day Decorating and Audra Slinkey from Home Staging Resource.
For further details on the conference or to download sponsor packets please visit www.RESAConference.com
The Real Estate Staging Association is the member run trade organization for professional stagers in North America. We provide support services and educational resources for professional stagers in addition to providing vital information regarding the benefits of staging to Realtors and consumer. For more information on the International Staging Conference, the Real Estate Staging Association, general information about home staging or to hire a professional home stager, contact Shell Brodnax at 888-201-8687 or via email Shell@RealEstateStagingAssociation.com .