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POWER of Appearance

POWER of Appearance

By Karen Mathis
Empower your appearance and create positive lasting impressions. Join stylist Karen Mathis as she and her guests deconstruct and analyze the social and cultural dynamics of fashion and appearance..
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Guest Susan Fowler, author and global leader, shares how fashion works to support her needs.

POWER of Appearance

Guest Susan Fowler, author and global leader, shares how fashion works to support her needs.

POWER of Appearance

Meet Maya Hu-Chan
Maya Hu-Chan is a globally-recognized keynote speaker, author, leadership educator, an ICF Master Certified Coach. Ranked Top 8 Global Solutions Thinkers by Thinkers50, World Top 30 Leadership Gurus, and Top 100 Thought Leaders in Management & Leadership, Maya has worked with thousands of leaders from Global Fortune 500 companies, government, and non-profits around the world. Maya is the president of Global Leadership Associates, a global consultancy that partners with organizations to build leadership capabilities and enable profound growth and change. Her book Global Leadership: The Next Generation was a Harvard Business School Working Knowledge book. She is a contributing author of 10 business books and a columnist for Her new book Saving Face: How to Preserve Dignity and Build Trust will be published in June 2020 (Berrett-Koehler). Born and raised in Taiwan and living in San Diego, California, Maya is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English. She earned her Master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and B.A. from National Chengchi University in Taiwan. Maya has lectured at the Brookings Institution, University of California, San Diego, University of Chicago, University of Southern California, and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. New Book: Saving Face: How to Preserve Dignity and Build Trust at
May 25, 2020
Lisa is a Mentoring Expert, Speaker, and Coach. More Inclusive Organizations through Mentoring. Better Leaders through Coaching. She is president of the Center for Mentoring Excellence®, a 25-year old company that is the destination for organizations and leaders seeking to achieve better business results through mentoring excellence. The Center, a division of Leadership Development Services LLC, provides comprehensive solutions to promote mentoring through learning, growth, and inclusion. Lisa is a positive and energetic leader with tools for mentoring success that can apply to everyone. Her new book is loaded with brilliance for bridging our differences, a subject of great need. Her book, BRIDGING DIFFERENCES FOR BETTER MENTORING, Lean Forward, Lear, Leverage co-authored with Dr. Lois J. Zachary can be purchased at
February 21, 2020
Meet Suzi Click!
Meet Suzi Click, an artist-designer of one-of-a-kind fashion creations from textiles and trims from around the globe. Suzi mixes textures and colors to produce fabulous collectible and wearable art.  She operates out of her Los Angeles studio where she designs and meets with clients.   Suzi enjoys wearing her designs as well as showing women how to dress more creatively. One way she spreads the word is on panels and workshops at textile and art presentations. She's quick to support and spread the word of fellow artists, too. Her philosophy of dress is "more is better" and she particularly likes a quote from Frida Khalo, "Dress every day like it is a fiesta."  Suzi is a proud member of ADVANCED STYLE. She and her designs can be seen in the Advanced Style fashion books and blog from Ari Seth Cohen. The focus of Advanced Style is made up of the most stylish over-60 fashionistas. Go to to see some of the current collection and sign up to be on her mailing list.
January 22, 2020
David Nielson on The 9 Dimensions of Conscious Success
Meet David Nielson, Executive Coach, Change Management Consultant, and author of The 9 Dimensions of Conscious Success.  He shares many powerful ideas for Conscious Success on the podcast! We discuss how to show up, stand out, and how to express authenticity from appearance to the critical "next steps." For more about David go to For more about the Personal Assessment go to For more about the book go to or find it on UNTIL NEXT TIME! Happy Holidays! Karen Mathis, Host
December 05, 2019
Interview with Susan Fowler Part 2
What you wear matters. Hear Susan Fowler discuss her wardrobe experience as she explains key concepts from her new book, Master Your Motivation.
July 26, 2019
Guest Susan Fowler, author and global leader, shares how fashion works to support her needs.
Susan Fowler, friend and client, discusses how her new designs have empowered her appearance!
July 15, 2019
Did you know there’s a personal science of being clothed?
You will explore how your clothes invade your body and brain, putting you into a different psychological state... a phenomenon called “Enclothed Cognition.”
April 13, 2019
The POWER of color in Appearance
Learn why color is an important part of what to wear. Find your personal best colors for the most memorable effect. Find out how to use neutrals effectively and the power of red!
March 31, 2019
Fashion is key to First Impressions
First Impressions are formed in a glimpse and have lasting impact. Use this information along with a stylist tool to create a positive one for your personal success!
March 23, 2019