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A Message for All: Central Washington Graduation Keynote

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

A Message for All:  Central Washington Graduation Keynote

Participating in CWU’s Black Graduation was an extraordinary honor! Still celebrating the grads, achievements, culture and community- will never forget. What is Black Graduation? June 15, 2017 To Whom it May Concern Re: Kim Peterson of Uniquely Savvy On June 3rd, 2017 we held our 12th Annual Black Graduation Celebration at Central Washington University. We were honored to have Kim Peterson of Uniquely Savvy as our keynote speaker.  Her keynote was entitled “If You Want to Fly: Pearls of Wisdom for Your Journey.”  I have been...

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This Client Dared Me, Here’s What Happened

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

This Client Dared Me, Here’s What Happened

THIS is why I do what I do…and LOVE it! It’s never too late to invest in yourself, celebrate Deanna with me!!! “Kim, I still remember the day I walked up to you with my hands on hips, daring you to help me. You have–in so many ways! As a writer, I found myself stumbling and bumbling my way into a speaking life. Working with you, I’ve been able to refine my message, to stand with confidence, to move forward with a wonderful vision. I appreciate your attention to detail, your ability to find my true self, my true...

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Amy Cuddy’s Power Pose: What’s The Big Deal Anyway?

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Amy Cuddy’s Power Pose: What’s The Big Deal Anyway?

    Have you invested the time to watch this TED talk? The power pose (and many other poses revealed) increases your testosterone and decreases your cortisol levels and triggers the brain for “risk”, thus the feeling of “confidence”. Try posing for a couple of minutes prior to hittin’ the stage, making a difficult client call or having a tough conversation. This brain science works and packages and positions you to be more personally effective as a speaker and beyond! LMK the impact it has on...

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How to (Effortlessly) Make Fake Bangs

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

How to (Effortlessly) Make Fake Bangs

…Was coaching a group of people through how to find and fulfill their life purpose through the SHAPE program and met this woman with this darling hair. So cute, right? Well, she told me they were #fakebangs and they were super easy to do!       Looked it up and found this vid to share… …Then quickly tried it myself yesterday. This is my first effort. It could have been better, but it was worthy enough to share…and try...

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Shifting the Formula For Happiness

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Shifting the Formula For Happiness

What’s your take on #happiness? Does success, looks, fame, love make you happy? …Where does it come from? What happens if we shifted or perspective and changed the formula for happiness and success? Been on my mind because…we have the power to #create a healthy sense of sustainable happy for ourselves but we have to pause for individual clarity first. Curious to know your thoughts. Here’s to creating the incredible life you want to live, XO Tirelessly & decisively championing YOUr confident personal brand, identity...

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Heading to Chicago to Speak at NAWMBA’s National Conference!

Posted by on May 7, 2017 in Blog, Events, Speaking Engagements | 0 comments

Heading to Chicago to Speak at NAWMBA’s National Conference!

Fave photo of the day – Whidbey Island It’s official!!! Last month I applied to be a speaker at the (national conference & career fair) for the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) in Chicago. Just checked my email and voila! “We are pleased to inform you that your application was accepted with enthusiasm.” Will be speaking on the essentials of harnessing your authentic personal brand & style for leadership, success, influence and promotion. Grateful for the opportunity to support women in increasing their...

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Ready to Take Your Confidence, Personal Effectiveness & Success to the Next Level?

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Ready to Take Your Confidence, Personal Effectiveness & Success to the Next Level?

    CONSIDER THIS:     Is Your Personal Brand in Need of a Makeover? TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL: http://tinyurl.com/lf9qruf   REALTORS, ENTREPRENEURS, EMERGING LEADERS: IS THIS YOU? • Are you tired of missing out on business because people don’t understand what you do…and you’re ready to learn how to clearly and cohesively articulate how you can help them? • Do you skip out on networking opportunities because you don’t feel good about how you’re presenting yourself or what you’re...

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Do YOU Get Emotionally Triggered? I Did In A Huge Way Yesterday, Here’s What Happened.

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Do YOU Get Emotionally Triggered?  I Did In A Huge Way Yesterday, Here’s What Happened.

HEALING IN THE UNEXPECTED: …Was ABSOLUTELY triggered at a networking event yesterday…and I learned much by it. I had an out of body experience after being present to the Speaker’s (unexpected) message and having just taking copious notes. …Though it may be considered a taboo topic I had personally both experienced it, and have spoken publicly about it. …Afterwards, when we were asked to go around the table as per usual and give updates about “what’s exciting in life and business” my body began...

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What We Wore for the Autism 10K + What I Learned!

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

What We Wore for the Autism 10K + What I Learned!

Let’s Do This! (I just got my shirt this mornin’ so NO, I didn’t plan to coordinate my headband!)   Lotsa people to shout out….today I ran my first race since my last ½ marathon four years ago!  With many #visionblockers getting in the way of an already very short training period, I have many illuminous women to thank for helping me get the result I needed today:   Susan Creighton & Jennifer Soames – foam rolled it out and did neck stretches this morning, thinking of you both along the way. If all else...

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What’s Trending for Spring 2017?

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

What’s Trending for Spring 2017?

How fun is this? It’s that time of year again and Uniquely Savvy got to work with Cindy Kamrin, National Director of Melaleuca for her spring wardrobing!   Step 1. Define her Signature Statement of Style: Fun, approachable and snappy casual for spring! Step 2.  Audit and edit her closet Made a pile for alterations, donations and pieces to take shopping Step 3.  Create a shopping list and strategy for which stores to shop Step 4.  Uniquely Savvy pre-shopped various stores at Bellevue Square according to best practices for style,...

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My Interview with Randi Zuckerberg @ Girl Scouts of Western Washington!

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

My Interview with Randi Zuckerberg @ Girl Scouts of Western Washington!

Randi Zuckerberg was the GirlScouts of Western Washington keynote speaker. I was so “entertained”, I just had to do a FB LIVE…here’s what happened next!     Girl Scouts of Western Washington PR Director, Stefanie Ellis; KOMO 4 NEWS Meteorologist Shannon O’donnell; Kim Peterson, Uniquely Savvy Personal Brand Strategist, Seattle Personal Shopper & Speaker; Randi Zuckerberg, Joy Wilcox, Girl Scouts Program Manager   Girl Scout Troop – More than just selling cookies.  Girl Scouts teaches...

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(Upcoming Workshop) Fear to Freedom: Finding Your Voice by Connecting to Your Story

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

(Upcoming Workshop) Fear to Freedom:  Finding Your Voice by Connecting to Your Story

May 6th Workshop Details:  http://tinyurl.com/ljl7p8a   YOU were uniquely fashioned and created for a distinct purpose…and you know there’s more to life than what you are experiencing right now, yet there’s a problem.   The problem: Life and…stuff… gets in the way and you’re feeling stuck.     …Somewhere along the way confusion- and sometimes doubt, hurt, anger and fear (and their travel companions) hop on the journey called LIFE, then we put on masks to get by and we lose...

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Who You Are Online Matters – Here’s How I Know

Posted by on Apr 8, 2017 in Blog, Mindset, Personal Shopping, Styling | 0 comments

Who You Are Online Matters – Here’s How I Know

  What’s the best professional compliment anyone’s ever given you? Both humbled and grateful, this is likely one of the biggest compliments gifted by a client in 17 years… An accomplished retired exec told me her best friend referred her to me the very first time we worked together almost 5 yrs ago. When she finally called, she said she had been to my website several times over the last several years and had been watching me…to see who I “really am” and work up the courage to be ready. We started our...

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How to Stand Out in a Crowded Market Place…For All the Right Reasons!

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

How to Stand Out in a Crowded Market Place…For All the Right Reasons!

Taking ownership of your personal brand & style is your compass for achieving accelerated success and differentiation in the market place.    Glean tips for how to differentiate yourself in the market place through this spontaneous FB LIVE interview by journalist and colleague, Bob Sullivan of the Red Tape Chronicles. (…Don’t mind the tech snafus in the intro!) What one action step will you take today?   …Ready to take it to the next level but need added support? Check out the quick video below for ways I...

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VLOG: Elevate Your Body Language for Stronger 1st Impressions, Presence & Pizazz!

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

VLOG:  Elevate Your Body Language for Stronger 1st Impressions, Presence & Pizazz!

  Everyone….everyone has a personal brand.  What does yours represent? Personal branding is a marketing process that uniquely packages the BRAND CALLED YOU you for differentiation in the market place so you can accelerate your success and get seen and heard for all the right reasons while making a bigger impact. The #EXPERIENCE you provide -as your brand- is expressed through the way you speak, act, look and live both online and off. #BodyLanguage along with your #Appearance falls in the category of how you #look. How can you...

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Find HOPE in the Faith Story of One Adoptee: Tips for Shaping Your Adopted Child’s Positive Identity

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Find HOPE in the Faith Story of One Adoptee:  Tips for Shaping Your Adopted Child’s Positive Identity

If I told you my story you would hear HOPE that wouldn’t let go.  And if I told you my story, you would hear LOVE that never gave up.  And if I told you my story  you would hear LIFE, but it wasn’t mine, so if I should speak then let it be of the… …Listen to my story and find HOPE for YOUrs or perhaps someone you know: Tips for Shaping an Adoptee’s Positive Identity.   I shared this mini keynote in front of an audience of 1600 people a couple weeks back…Cultivating a healthy sense of identity and...

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Gent: What Color Socks Should I Wear?

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Gent:  What Color Socks Should I Wear?

(Photo Credit:  Primer) Kim: I have a few questions please: Re magnetic collar stays.  I tried to use them, but they didn’t look right.  Can you send me directions or a photo of how you think a collar should look like?  Especially with a sweater. How do you match socks with an outfit?  Match the pants?  Are crazy socks still cool?  What do you wear with a casual pair of jeans?  Thanks – M   Hi M. Take a look at these photos magnetic collar stay photos and let me know what you think. For you, given you have a long...

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Girl Scouts of Western Washington Celebrate 100 Years of Selling Cookies & I’m an Honoree!

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Girl Scouts of Western Washington Celebrate 100 Years of Selling Cookies & I’m an Honoree!

Cookies & Cocktails Gala – Celebrating 100 Years of Girl Scouts Selling Cookies!   Honored to Join Domenica Lovaglia of Metropolist Real Estate among the 100 Honorees: “In celebration of 100 years of the largest girl-led business in the world, we’re honoring 100 local women business owners who serve as inspiring role models to our next generation of leaders by the work they do steering the ship of their own businesses!  …These women will be recognized for their awesome leadership contributions to our...

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What Pearl of Wisdom Can You Pass On To Young Career Women? #InternationalWomensDay

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

What Pearl of Wisdom Can You Pass On To Young Career Women? #InternationalWomensDay

“What you are in life results in great part from the influence exerted on you over the years by just a few people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt     What’s one #PearlOfWisdom that was offered to you by a woman role model or mentor in your life?   …Five years ago the Young Professionals International Network launched an annual Women’s Speed Mentorship event to celebrate International Women’s Day (http://tinyurl.com/jxslzg9).  “This event is perfect for early career women seeking to enhance their leadership potential, or...

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Style Graduates!

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017 in Blog, Fashion Friday, Styling | 0 comments

Style Graduates!

Bumped into STYLE clients left and right last week!   Graduates from Uniquely Savvy’s ONLINE STYLE Program Graduate from Uniquely Savvy’s ONLINE STYLE  Program Graduate from Uniquely Savvy’s Personal Brand Building Workshop & Private Shopping Client Private Style Coaching Client Private Style Coaching & Shopping Client (see book cover below) – Left ONLINE STYLE Program– Right Congratulations Cathy! Private Style Coaching & Styling Client     Each have their own unique skills,...

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