Bridgett Battles is the CEO of Bridgett Battles Enterprises, a full service fashion empowerment firm committed to helping individuals, especially corporate professionals, enhance their personal appearance. The nucleus of the Bridgett Battles’ brand is Bridgett’s ability to couple her sharp eye for color and style with her passion for empowering individuals, particularly women, to love themselves from the inside out.
Bridgett’s brand portfolio includes her published book Beauty and Her Battle – A 30 Day Style Guide, as well as an accessories line and apparel line, all of which can be found at BridgettBattles.com. She continues to expand her network by connecting with and showcasing other entrepreneurs in the fashion, corporate, and entrepreneur industries.
What motivated and inspired you to start your own business?
I’ve always had a love for business, but was not quite sure how I would get to CEO status. So I took a hobby and turned it into a business. I knew I was destined to be a CEO, so I coined myself the ‘CEOLADY’!
Tell us about your business.
We are a full service personal development consulting firm that specializes in leveraging personal image strategy. Our stylist experts help professionals build a personal and professional image strategy that includes access to the right fashion and accessories, as well as executive presence coaching and development – helping you win the battle of personal style and image.
We specialize in personal and professional image strategy for today’s professional. We serve professional, executive and c-suite leaders who understand that working with an expert to develop their personal and professional image strategy is the key to standing out, being heard, getting recognized, making an impact and leading by example.
In working with us, clients increase their confidence and credibility. Moreover, they demonstrate a commitment to exuding executive presence personally and professionally each day. With the right image, our clients can expect to get more opportunities to lead, gain increased recognition and build a brand that boosts their bottom line.
We offer our clients transferable skills around style, personal image and executive presence. Just like you create a strategy for your career progression, you need a strategy for your personal image. From styling, to executive presence coaching to training and workshops, Bridgett Battles Enterprises, has everything you need to win the battle of professional image and style.
Published my first book, Beauty and Her Battle – 30 Day Style Guide.
Where is your business based?
What were the first few steps you took to get your business up and running?
I hired a business coach and it was the best investment ever. She helped me strategize and to think bigger.
What has been the most effective way of raising awareness of your business and getting new customers?
Social media and networking.
What have been your biggest challenges so far?
My biggest challenge has been balancing my time – time management.
How did you overcome these challenges?
I learned how to delegate and not be super woman, just CeoLady!
How do you keep motivated through difficult times?
My faith keeps me motivated through difficult times.
How do you distinguish yourself from your competitors?
I stay true to who I am and my brand; I am not afraid to take risks.
What is the best advice you have received recently?
Build slow and stay consistent.
What advice would you give to other entrepreneurs?
Don’t wait for opportunities – create them. Don’t be afraid to get a mentor.
What are your favorite business tools/resources and why?
My favorite tool and resource is Google Drive because it is easier for me to share ideas and documents with my team. The BB Team Rocks!
What is a good article or book you have read recently?
I love everything in the Harvard Business Review.
What are you currently learning about for your business or looking for help with?
I am learning everyday that I have to stay up with the trends and continue to stay relevant.
What are your goals for the next few months and how are you striving to achieve them?
In the next few months I will be a Total Fashion and LifeStyle Brand creating new products! I am collaborating with some brick and mortar stores to get my products on shelves.
What social media outlets do you use? List them below.
Instagram @bridgettbattles, @thebbeexperience
Facebook @TheBridgettBattlesExperience, @BridgettBattles
Website www.thebbexperience.com, www.bridgettbattles.com
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