11: Beyond the Suit: Sonya's Personal Branding Exploration

In this intimate episode of the Style and Strategy Podcast, your host Sonya takes you on a personal journey, unveiling the transformative path from a corporate executive in financial services to becoming a passionate personal brand and style coach.

Key Points:

  • Early Passion for Fashion: Sonya reminisces about her high school days, where textile and design classes fueled her love for fabrics and sewing, laying the foundation for her passion for fashion.
  • Transition to Corporate World: Discover how Sonya's love for fashion took a back seat as she entered the corporate world, landing her first job in financial services, yet still holding onto her fondness for stylish suits.
  • Challenges of Motherhood and Corporate Life: Sonya shares the challenges of juggling motherhood and a full-time career, the emotional journey of parting with her beloved suits after pregnancy, and the struggle to find identity through corporate expectations.
  • Turning Points and Transformations: Explore the turning points in Sonya's career, from mentorship and development programs to a pivotal encounter at the Australian Style Institute, where the powerful connection between personal style and confidence became clear.
  • Mission to Empower Women: Learn about Sonya's mission to empower women by helping them rediscover their authentic selves through personal brand and style, drawing on her experience leading large teams and supporting female leaders.
  • Navigating Imperfections: Sonya reflects on her own journey of navigating imperfections, shedding light on the pressure of corporate perfectionism and the importance of embracing authenticity.
  • Empowering Professional Women: Sonya's transition to working with individual professional women is highlighted, emphasizing the multifaceted process of unlocking success through personal brand and style

Closing Thoughts:

Join Sonya in this deeply personal episode, gaining insights into her background, challenges, and the profound moments that shaped her transformation into a dedicated personal brand and style coach. Discover the empowering journey that led her to this transformative intersection of personal and professional empowerment.

You can also find me, Sonya | Your Styled Collective for all things Personal Brand & Style:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/yourstyledcollective

Website: www.yourstyledcollective.com.au

Your Styled Collecitve Free Resources and Guides: https://www.yourstyledcollective.com.au/free