Cleaning Up Your Pageant Paperwork

One of my favorite parts of the pageant competition is interview! In order to be successful during the interview process both in pageantry and while pursuing a career, it’s important to be overly prepared for the interview process. Most pageant interviews begin with a little work for you prior to the competition in the form of your pageant paperwork. Here are a few tips to help you get started:

1. Spellcheck.

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Behind the Scenes: Pageant Production

Having produced quite a few pageants, each one comes with its own look, feel and creative energy. The thing that I have absolutely fallen in love with over the years is the ability to bring a thousand little pieces together to create an experience for the audience – this of course is easier said than done! With each pageant production, there has been a lesson learned, something to do better next year and always a... Read more »

Saved by the Crown

At some point, we each have wondered about what our unique purpose is in life. What were we put on earth to do? Who are we meant to be? I’m not sure I ever thought about this when I initially stumbled into what became a guiding force in the direction of my now life. At the age of 13, I became infatuated with pageantry. As I channel surfed one evening, I came across the Miss... Read more »

Protect Your Brand

As I talk to client after client, whether they are a pageant competitor, entrepreneur, or business trying to revamp its image, one of the most important pieces of advice I can give them is this: protect your brand. Yes, that sounds extremely simple. But, what does it truly mean? How do you do it? If you can learn how to protect your brand, you will experience more success in a shorter period of time than... Read more »

Taking the Time to Enjoy

What a busy couple of months it has been! And, yes, I’m a little late but I hope everyone’s New Year is off to a great start. I’m not one for making New Year Resolutions – I am a believer that at anytime you believe something needs to change that you have the power to do it right then and there. But, as I have enjoyed time with my friends and family over the last... Read more »

Little Details Matter!

When you are thinking about presenting the best YOU, whether that be for a job interview (which competing for a pageant title is, more or less) or simply to build a reputation of excellence, little details make up the BIG picture! When I give talks related to building a reputation of excellence, I always talk about the idea that it’s important to be the whole package, consistency is key. So, all you pageant girls listen... Read more »

Celebrating Diversity

THIS girl is gorgeous. But, more than that she is intelligent, talented, poised, and confident. Nina Davuluri took home one of the most coveted crowns in pageantry only weeks ago and is already demonstrating to the nation why her reign as Miss America is going to be pretty phenomenal. Not too long after being crowned the social media universe buzzed with talk about the history maker, the first Indian American national titleholder in the pageant’s... Read more »

Are you working hard?

I’m all about hard work. Ever heard this quote? Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard. I’m a believer with the proper preparation and amount of hard work and perseverance anything can be accomplished. So today I challenge you…what are you doing to bring your dreams to pass? Are you working hard enough? Most of the time if you are honest with yourself you’ll realize that you could be doing more, spending more... Read more »