When in conversation during a business meeting, which channel of communication; body, tone, or words, has more impact of how you communicate your attitude about the topic you are discussing?

Humans use three primary channels to communicate: body, tone and words. Dr. Albert Mehrabian, a highly respected psychologist from UCLA conducted a study where he found that the body played

What are your thoughts about female associates wearing open toe shoes?

Just like any other clothing and accessory item, there are many variables to consider when wearing open toe shoes for business. First and foremost you must have great feet. No

What are your thoughts about female associates wearing sleeveless tops?

There are many styles of Sleeveless tops. So you need to know the scoop…hint, avoid the scoop neck when wearing a sleeveless tops. Sleeveless tops are best if the strap

2011 Oscars

This blog is brought to you by CHUVA group’s Team Member, Craig Chorney. Craig is one of the most brilliant man I know in the Fashion industry. If you have

Carol B. Tomé, CFO of Home Depot

Recently I saw Carole Tomé, CFO of Home Depot speak at the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Not only was I impressed with her brilliancy, but as an Image Consultant I

I travel a great deal with my boss. I am a sales rep and the President of our company rode along with us on one occasion. I sat in the front as usual and my boss drove. I was told that I should have sat in the back seat, is this true?

Absolutely!! You are the junior in this case. Putting the President of your company in the back seat was a sign of disrespect. You should always defer to your seniors.

What is the most important thing you need to do when you begin your job search?

  27.02.2011   Parker   Professional Image   1 Comment

You have to first prepare! You do this by creating a Personal Marketing Plan to help you organize and stay focused on your desired career path. As in any project,

Introducing Our New Client Herb Mesa on The Next Food Network Star Show!

  9.06.2010   Parker   Uncategorized   No comments

We recently had the privilege to have Herb Mesa become a CHUVA group client.  Herb is a personal chef and personal trainer and recently became 1 of 12 finalists on

CHUVA group Magazine

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Herb Mesa is a real life success story and an inspiration to anyone who struggles with achieving a healthy lifestyle. He is a restaurant-trained chef, and a self-taught healthy cuisine chef, as well as a certified personal trainer and fitness guru. Herb teaches that taking the time to learn his language of ‘balance through food and fitness’, anyone can become their personal best.

As a first generation American of Cuban and Puerto Rican parents living in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Herb Mesa grew up on the flavors of the Caribbean. But with these richly intense flavors also came saturated fat, calorie-rich food in large portions. This, combined with a less than ideal focus on physical activity, caused Herb to struggle with his weight for many years

CHUVA Group Presents The Hands that Touched a King… The Exhibition

  27.04.2010   Parker   Fashion   1 Comment

CHUVA group recently hosted “The Hands that Touched a King…The Exhibition” which introduced world-renowned celebrity hair stylist, Lynda Parrish and her techniques to Atlanta.  The exclusive event was presented at

Best and Worst Dressed

There is not doubt that J-Lo was the best dressed. The design and color was outstanding…it showed her elegance, yet the natural side of her. Worst dress has to be

What is Going On With All The Gray Eye Shadow On The Red Carpet Countdown?

As I watch the presenters and guests on the E-Channel Red Carpet Countdown show, prepare and gear up for the Oscars, I am shocked that so many of the women,

You Can’t Fit A Round Peg In A Square Hole

  5.02.2010   Parker   Fashion   4 Comments

Why are they comparing Michelle Obama to the past First Lady, Mrs. Kennedy? Do they really have the same look and style? Or are there similarities but distinct differences? The

beyondCONSULTING Magazine

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CHUVA group’s beyondCONSULTING online magazine provides articles on the following: Seducing Your Audience –expand your focus to include the whole person and captivate as many of your audience’s five senses, The Telephone…A Curse or A Cure? – proper telephone etiquette when engaging in conversations over the telephone to always ensure a positive conversation, When Entertaining, Are Your Employees Eating Your Money or Investing it? – with today’s tight budgets, dining or entertaining clients while staying within your budget is more critical than ever, and Worksite Wellness Programs…A Solution or Just Another Band-Aid – enhance your employees performance while at the same time reducing costs and sick days.

beyondBRANDING Magazine

  18.01.2010     Uncategorized   No comments

CHUVA group’s beyondBRANDING online magazine provides articles on the following:
Empowering Young Women in Today’s Business – personal branding is more than performance, it’s about visibility, reputation and self-marketing efforts, Social Media…Marketing or Selling? Is There a Difference? – social media is the most powerful marketing channel available to businesses today, The Meaning of Your Communication – is the response you get while maintaining freedom and power, and The Truth About Reality TV Makeover Shows – don’t let the TV shows sabotage your career as it’s more than fashion, it’s about image.

beyondIMAGE Magazine

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CHUVA group’s beyondIMAGE online magazine provides articles on the following:
Are Hot Shaves the New Facial for Men – men are experiencing this form of pampering which effects radiance and confidence, Is Knowing Your Wardrobe Color Palette Passe? Think Again! – today more than ever, people are realizing how critical color is in the branding process, and What Does Your Hair Say About You in Business? – whatever look you wish to create in business, your hair should be consistent with the message sent by your clothing.

What does CHUVA mean?

  18.01.2010   Parker   Uncategorized   No comments