Tag: Motivational Speech

Confidence, Style and Image In The Workplace

On November 9th, I was asked to speak at the Effective Communication Seminar Hosted by CRE Finance Council in New York City. Effective communication is translated to verbal and non verbal forms of speak. In my opinion, before entering any room, make sure you’re filled with a dose of confidence and self awareness and you’ll be able to dive into any topic that’s of importance to you.…

Flex Your Confidence Muscle

I’m now getting caught up from the last quarter of the year and still getting messages from people who weren’t able to attend my latest talk on body image and confidence but saw my Instagram post about the talk I gave at a school in Long Island, New York on the topic of body image and confidence. They go hand in hand.…

It’s All Real Simple, Here’s Why

I recently sat down with Rebecca Daly, Senior Fashion Editor at Real Simple Magazine to talk about a few of my favorite things: being your best self, my modeling career, image consulting and my current favorite jeans. Check out the full interview here on this live Facebook chat or click here if you don’t have Facebook. Below, some photos from the day and outfit details below (not the best lighting).    …

Models Rule The Runway At The United Nations

I was honored to have been asked by author and celebrity stylist, Susan Moses to moderate a panel of distinguished panelists at the United Nations to discuss how the fashion and beauty industries and media can work together to continue the evolution of inclusivity and diversity. As a model for over ten years, I’ve seen the pendulum swing in the fashion industry to include a vast array people to best reflect the diversity in our country.…

Bernadett Speaks At Financial Firm About Confidence

I was pleased to be asked to speak at Moody’s Financial (downtown Manhattan) to an impressive group of women on how confidence translates all areas of your life. I find that everyone wants a quick fix on how to “get there” faster and the reality is there is no quick fix on how to become confident and your best self. We are all a work in progress.…

Swimsuits and Body Image on Pix11 Morning News, It’s All About The Confidence

Did you see the latest ad by SwimsuitsForAll featuring the beautiful and confident Denise Bidot? If you haven’t, WATCH THE SEGMENT HERE on Pix11 Morning News as anchor Sukanya Krishnan and I discuss this latest trend in marketing and of course confidence and all things body image. Thank you Pix11 team for having me on. Always a lively morning crew.    …

Girls Night Out @ The International Auto Show

It was a great honor to speak at the Girls Night Out event at the New York International Auto Show last week. I spoke to a crowd of women about how to be your best version and stand out from the crowd by embracing unique qualities that only they posses. Thank you to the team @Shebuyscars  especially Scotty Reiss and Kim Orlando, for having me be part of this successful evening filled with bloggers and entrepreneurs.…

Speaking To Young Open Minds at the Fashion Institute of Technology

I was invited to speak to a class studying Business of Fashion Styling at the Fashion Institute of Technology to share my business and career advice to students who were stepping into careers in fashion. I was fortunate to attend FIT for my image consulting certificate and have since recommended it to so many aspiring fashionable business minded people. Here are a few tips I shared with the class: Set yourself apart from everyone else.…

The F-Word Documentary, A Film About The Word Fat

So honored to have been asked to be the moderator at the New York City screening of The F-Word: a documentary film about the word FAT not my other favorite F%^* word (food).  If you’re a sister, daughter, brother, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew once removed blah blah. IF YOU’re a human being and you’re alive, you should watch this movie.…

Confidence Is Always Fashionable

I spoke at the Safe to Be Seen event Sunday, August 24, 2014 curated by my colleague and friend Natalie Berthhold who holds family constellations and is a certified Reiki master. I styled a beautifully diverse group of women and showed them how to own their gifts and walk down the runway. The ladies were so confident and cool that it was an honor and joy working with them and teaching them what look best defines their figure.…