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Miss District Of Columbia International 2019 Antonia Okafor - Women's Empowerment & Speaking Up In The Face of Opposition

10/16/2018
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To Learn More About Antonia Go To Her Website HERE In This Episode, You Will Learn: Where her desire to speak up and empower other women comes from (3:00) What drew here to pageant world (4:15) What her pageant experience has honestly been like thus far (5:30) Her thoughts on the swimsuit portion of competition (12:00) How to develop a surefire confidence in the face of opposition to your beliefs (19:00) Why she describes herself as a “feminist: and what that means to her...

Duration:00:53:17

Miss Georgia USA 2017 Deanna Johnson - Competing On The Voice And Facing Body Image Scrutiny At Miss USA

10/9/2018
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Follow Deanna on Instagram @deannajohnson23 In This Episode, You Will Learn: Her experience of winning 4 different state championships in high school sports (1:50) How she came to audition for The Voice (3:05) What motivated her to audition for the show a second time after being cut the first time around (4:30) Why she chose Adam Levine as her coach (6:30) What Adam taught her about a singing career (7:45) What the reality was like behind the scenes on The Voice (12:20) What was...

Duration:00:40:59

Miss Hawaii USA 2016 Chelsea Hardin - Finishing Runner-Up At Miss USA And Having A Full Time Modeling Career

10/2/2018
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Follow Chelsea on Instagram @chelsea_hardin In This Episode, You Will Learn: What she was thinking when she got the infamous TOP 5 Question Trump or Hillary? (3:00) Where she came up with the idea for her now popular dress she wore for Miss USA (7:00) What drew her to compete in pageants after Volleyball (9:26) What she found challenging about competing at Miss USA (10:45) How her modeling career has evolved (13:30) What it’s like to now split time between Hawaii, LA and Oregon...

Duration:00:35:30

BONUS EPISODE - 7 Immediate Action Steps to Starting your Post-Pageant Career Plan

9/28/2018
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On Today's Friday Bonus Episode I talk about how to start your post-pageant career plan NOW and the 7 steps you need to take Immediately.

Duration:00:12:36

Miss Wisconsin USA 2009 Alex Wehrley - Hosting Miss USA And Being a Content Creator In Today's Work Environment

9/25/2018
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To learn more about Alex and her Empowerista Business, go here In This Episode, You Will Learn: How she manages Dual-Residency in both Los Angeles and Wisconsin (2:44) What is was like to search for a job in Wisconsin after being on National TV (5:20) What the year after she gave up her crown was like (8:05) How she approached her career aspirations after pageants were over (10:30) How she got the call to host Miss USA 2015 after the Trump/NBC controversy (13:40) How to handle...

Duration:00:45:52

Miss Louisiana USA 2015 Candice Bennatt - Surviving Domestic Violence And Becoming A Lawyer

9/18/2018
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To Learn More About Candice's Law Practice, visit Her Website In This Episode, You Will Learn: Competing at Miss America Vs Competing at Miss USA ((3:15) What kind of changes she would like to currently see at the national level of Miss USA (5:00) Thoughts on Miss America pulling the swimsuit competition (8:00) What it was like to be a big sis to a Miss Teen USA in Katherine Haik (12:05) How she became an NFL cheerleader for the Houston Texans (14:05) Where the negative stereotype...

Duration:00:55:44

Miss United States 2014 Elizabeth Safrit - Getting Runner Up at Miss World And Her Career in Public Relations

9/11/2018
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You can follow Elizabeth on Instagram @elizabethsafrit In This Episode, You Will Learn: What life is life since giving up her Ms. United States Crown (2:24) The difference between Ms. United States Vs. America or USA (4:00) What it was like to speak at Oxford (7:47) Working with the Beauty With a Purpose Organization (11:45) Taking on the responsibility of running America’s Miss World Pageant (15:05) Her thoughts on the Miss America Swimsuit decision (17:45) Her thoughts on TV...

Duration:00:42:59

Miss Wisconsin USA 2017 Skylar Witte - Life As A Blogger, Model, Public Speaker & Actress

9/4/2018
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To Learn More About Skylar and read her fantastic blog visit her website. You can also follow her on Instagram @skylar_witte In this episode you’ll learn: Her current work with Future Productions (2:00) How she dealt with the PPB (Post Pageant Blues) 5:00 The moment she realized pageant life was over (8:00) Advice on taking advantage of the opportunities you have as a titleholder (10:30) An empowering excerpt from one of her most read blog posts (14:00) What inspires her to write...

Duration:00:45:29

Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez - Navigating Life After Miss USA, Social Media & Traveling The World

8/28/2018
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Follow Nia on Social Media Instagram & Twitter - @realniasanchez In this episode you'll learn: How life has evolved since giving up this Miss USA Crown (3:00) How her wedding dress became a national fashion trend (4:00) What she learned from pageants (5:00) Why authenticity always wins in pageants (6:00) Why she moved from California to Nevada to compete for a state title (11:15) Dealing with the controversy surrounding that decision (14:00) She answers some questions from current...

Duration:00:45:12

4-Time Miss Figure Olympia Nicole Wilkins - The Mindset Of A World Champion and 18-Time Fitness Cover Model

8/21/2018
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To Learn More About Nicole, head to her website In this Episode you'll learn: How she got started in the world of fitness (2:30) Who some of her inspirations early on were (6:00) Coming back from 2 physical injuries to become a world champion (7:00) How she embraced her more muscular look early in her career (9:15) Transitioning from a state level competition mindset to the national level (14:00) Her daily disciplines and how she perfected the art of posing on-stage (16:30) How to...

Duration:00:53:46

Miss Teen USA 2015 Katherine Haik - Winning Miss Teen USA and Going Back to High School After Her Reign

8/14/2018
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Follow Katherine on Instagram @katherine_haik In This Episode, You Will Learn: Her hopes going into the state competition in Louisiana (2:00) Winning Miss Teen USA at 15 years old (4:00) How she signed a modeling contract after competing (5:30) The difference between local photo shoots and national or international photo shoots (6:50) Swimsuit vs. Activewear, which one she liked better (9:45) What is was like to go back to high school following her reign (11:15) Trying to be a normal...

Duration:00:31:24

Miss South Dakota USA 2011 Chandra Burnham-Larson - Winning After Being a 2-Time Runner-Up and Pursuing a Career as a Chiropractor

8/7/2018
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To lern more about Chandra go here In This Episode, You Will Learn: Graduating magna cum laude from 2 universities (1:45) Finishing runner up twice at the state level and then finally winning (2:40) How she developed her post-pageant plan while she was still competing (5:30) Competing with the stereotype of being from one of the “Dakota’s” (8:55) How she got into the field of Chiropractic (12:15) Advice to those thinking about getting into the Chiropractic field (16:45) Plus much...

Duration:00:38:45

5-MIN BONUS EPISODE - The Release Of Megan Gordon's New Book - The Ultimate Crown - Living For The Audience Of One

8/3/2018
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To Get The Ultimate Crown Book GO HERE OR Grab It On Amazon HERE

Duration:00:03:37

Miss South Carolina USA 2017 Megan Gordon - Sharing Your Faith On a Public Stage and Pursuing a Career in Nursing

7/31/2018
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To learn more about Megan head to her website or just follow her on Instagram @_megangordon In This Episode You'll Learn: Answering a Top 5 Question at Miss USA (3:15) Dreams Vs. Reality After Not Winning Miss USA (6:50) What she would have done during her reign had she known what she knows now(9:25) Why You Need to prepare For Life After Pageants during your pageant days (11:30) Modeling After pageants (17:54) Sharing Your Faith in the Public Eye (24:10) How she got into the field...

Duration:00:44:04

The Queen of Sports Fashion Angela King - How She Built A Fashion Design Empire for the Professional Cheerleading and Dance Industry

7/24/2018
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To Learn More About Angela and Her Company Go to AngelaKingDesigns.com In this Episode you'll learn: How Her Cheerleading Career Began (2:30) How she came to with the idea to start a fashion design company for uniforms (3:30) All about her fashion design background (4:30) How she began to revolutionize the cheerleading and dance uniform market (5:15) How she became the go to designer for virtually ALL of the major sports leagues (6:06) How she works with individual teams to design...

Duration:00:33:47

Miss America 2004 Ericka Dunlap - Thoughts On The Swimsuit Competition and How To Make a Difference In The World

7/17/2018
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To Learn More About Ericka got to her website ErickaDunLap.com To Get The Life After The Crown Starter Guide Go To TimTialdo.com/StarterGuide In this Episode you'll learn: What it was like to win Miss America in 2004 (3:00) What it’s like to make the media rounds as a national titleholder (5:30) Her thoughts on MAO’s decision to remove the swimsuit competition (8:00) What she thought of the swimsuit category when she competed (9:00) Her thoughts on the #metoo movement and how it...

Duration:00:51:28

Miss Georgia USA 2006 Lesa Wilson - How To Work As A Full Time Host, Model And Actress

7/10/2018
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To Grab the Life After the Crown Starter Guide go to TimTialdo.com/StarterGuide To Learn more about Lesa Wilson, go to LesaWilson.com To join the Life After the Crown Pageant Networking Group on LinkedIn simply go here In This Episode You'll Learn: Moving on after Finishing Top 5 at Miss USA (3:13) What You Should Know Before Pageant Life is Over (8:58) What it Was Like to Compete as a Semi-Finalist on American Idol (11:34) How to Use the Platform You’ve Been Given (13:26) When...

Duration:00:40:46

Miss Universe 1980 Shawn Weatherly Harris - Winning Miss Universe and Being Part of the First Cast of Baywatch

7/3/2018
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To grab the Life After the Crown Starter Guide, go to TimTialdo.com/StarterGuide In this Episode you'll learn: What it was like to win Miss Universe in 1980 (3:30) The difference between Miss Universe back then and today (10:05) The biggest takeaway she learned from her year as Miss Universe (15:38) Spending time with President Ronald Regan (20:00) How and why she pursued acting over nursing(21:00) Recalling her Hollywood Experience (26:10) How she landed a spot on the first cast...

Duration:00:46:42

Miss New York 2006 Kandice Pelletier - Becoming A Radio City Rockette And Starting A Swimwear Company

6/26/2018
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To Learn More About Kandice and Her Swimwear Company go to kandicepelletier.com To grab the Life After the Crown Starter Guide, go to TimTialdo.com/StarterGuide In this Episode you'll learn: What motivated her to get into Pageants (2:35) How she handled being runner up in pageants more than once (4:25) How she became a Radio City Rockette (6:10) Advice to anyone who wants to become a Rockette (9:32) Why Kandice became immortalized as the Madame Tussauds Rockette Wax Figure...

Duration:00:43:20

Miss Missouri USA 2006 Kristi Capel - How to Succeed in Broadcast News After Pageants

6/19/2018
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In This Episode, You Will Learn: How she though pageants would help in broadcasting (2:21) Perceptions of what winning a crown means (5:00) How being a “pageant girl” on your resume can help in an interview (5:50) The challenges of being a former pageant girl in the professional work environment (9:20) How to deal with naysayers and “haters” in media (10:50) How pageants helped me in real life (14:45) Why you should always be open to opportunities outside of what you planned on...

Duration:00:49:09