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Creating Queens Workbook now available!

What is the key to winning a pageant and what do contestants do to prepare for the “unknown?” As a former International, National, and State pageant winner I have used the knowledge I gained from my pageant experiences to successfully coach contestants on all levels of competition and in all phases of pageantry. This workbook is an accompaniment to the Creating Queens Secrets in Pageantry book, and will allow you…

Creating Utopia

Utopia –A state of being where one experiences bliss and perfection. As a pageant coach and a former International Pageant winner, I have discovered that so many of us use the journey through pageantry as a way into self-discovery. What the world outside witnesses is more than likely a group of women dancing on a stage and wearing beautiful gowns, when in fact seeing the journey from the stage allows…

Dear Teen Queen

Dear Teen Queen, I am writing you this open letter because your mom reached out to me today in hopes that I may be able to guide you back into your own greatness. I am being completely authentic when I say that. I understand that a boy has just broken your heart and shattered it into a million pieces. I also understand you have been preparing tirelessly for an upcoming…

“What does it take to win the International Pageants?”

I can’t believe it has been 10 years since I was crowned Mrs. International on a stage that would change the course of my life. Since becoming a pageant coach in 2008, and coaching 6 International winners (including myself) I have heard this question from women of all ages and in all levels of pageantry. They want to know what it takes to win this pageant and my response is…

A tale of two Princesses…

From the time we are children, we hear of fairy tales that involve Princesses and their journey throughout their lives to discover their beauty, find their Prince Charming, and live happily ever after. Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty were all fairy tale characters I followed and admired. Today there are more stories of  girls wishing to become Princesses and wait for their Prince Charming true love’s kiss so they can…

Can you imagine taking a negative experience from your life and learning to empower yourself through it? What stops you from being a conduit for change in the area of your life where you overcame a difficultly and triumphed over it? Better yet when you understood the tools you used to break the self-imposed chains of limits you discovered a way to not only empower yourself but another in the…

Can you answer the dreaded “Tell Me About Yourself” question? What about current event topics and controversial questions? How comfortable are you standing in front of an audience and sharing your views with them in a short amount of time? I hear contestants share with me everyday how they believe their interview skills are sharp enough for pageantry because they were good at interviewing for a job. Although there are…

If I could show you a way to make a difference in the world would you be interested? One of the most beautiful benefits of pageantry is that it allows women of all ages the opportunity to make a difference in the world. So many of us have discovered our voice in a world where we once thought we were insignificant. When you discover your purpose by following your passion,…

Do you want to know the secret to winning pageants or winning in life? The foundation of our goals in life and on the stage is built from the amount of confidence we possess. It isn’t something you can imitate but created from knowing we we are, what we have to offer, and how well we communicate these qualities to others. One of my interview questions when I won the…

Do you believe you have a potential that has yet to be tapped into? Are you tired of being a “cookie-cutter” version of another pageant contestant? What changes do you want to make so you can stop competing at the same level in pageantry and continue getting the same results? If I could show you a new way of competing for your next pageant, would you be interested? As a…