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Packing For Your Pageant (It’s not that easy)
Mar 23 • 25 min
Packing for your pageant should be easy, right? I mean you’ve packed for vacation before and packing for an overnight stay isn’t challenging, so what makes packing for a pageant any different? Well there are a lot of differences, and there are some items…
Rules to a Winning Pageant Pose
Mar 16 • 23 min
Do you know the rules to a winning pageant pose? If not, this episode breaks down the three rules to having a winning pose on stage. Listen in as Steven and Jesse discuss how to engage the judges, master the one pose that can be used in any phase of…
3 Makeup Techniques You MUST Know
Mar 9 • 25 min
Makeup is one of those skill sets that can take a LONG time to master. What tools do you use, what are the current international trends, what brands are the best, what color foundation should you use based on your skin tone and the questions continue. The…
Pageant Contracts: What You NEED to Know
Mar 2 • 29 min
Contracts are tricky. The wording, terms and length can be overwhelming; especially when you are asked to sign them after winning the crown. This episode breaks down what you need to know before signing a pageant contract and discusses how to protect…
Rules for the Perfect Pageant Headshot
Feb 23 • 20 min
In this episode Steven & Jesse discuss 3 strategies for making sure you get the perfect headshot. Rather than discussing lighting, posing and camera angles, this podcast reveals what to bring, what to expect and things to look out for. Because you…
How to Make Judges Fall in Love with You
Feb 16 • 27 min
This episode features three simple strategies that you can execute to make judges fall in love with your interview. We cover body language and eye contact techniques as well as how to deal with mean looking judges.Because you listened to this episode you…
Best Silhouette to Wear for Pageant Evening Gown
Feb 9 • 21 min
In this episode, we discuss what silhouettes work with each body type. This is a great episode for those who are unfamiliar with basic dress silhouette types and want to know what body type fits each silhouette type. If you want to see examples of each…
How Wardrobe Color Can Win You a Global Pageant
Feb 4 • 42 min
The colors you wear say a lot about you. Judges are subconsciously influenced by your color choices, both for the good and the bad. Listen to discover what experts say each color means, and how color can make or break your chances at winning your next…
4 Steps to Winning Evening Gown Anywhere in the World
Jan 28 • 42 min
In this episode, Steven and Jesse cover the “4 P’s” to winning the evening gown phase of competition. These tips and strategies are universal and can be used by any contestant in the world. The link to the promotional product is:…
Hot Topics in Pageantry
Jan 21 • 58 min
In this episode, Steven and Jesse change the format up a bit for a “behind the scenes” chat about pageant news topics, trends and one of Jesse’s BIG pet peeves. Special shoutout to listener Theresa Cole who inspired this episode! Promo: Sell your dress,…
How to Win Any Pageant in the World on the First Try
Jan 14 • 47 min
In this episode, Steven and Jesse discuss the preparation process - how to prepare correctly, pitfalls to stay away from, and what you should be doing after you win the crown. This week’s promo is to become our Titleholder of the Day! Here’s the link with…
How to Win Interview at an International Pageant
Jan 7 • 38 min
Should you use a translator at an international pageant? How do you prepare for the judges? How important is knowing the culture? This and more is covered in this week’s episode!This week’s product is the Suntan by Johnathan Kayne. Visit,…
5 Ways to Stay Motivated in 2019
Dec 31, 2018 • 41 min
Staying motivated all year long is challenging. Is it even possible? Well, in this episode Steven and Jesse talk about how to set goals and give some tricks on staying motivated all year round. This week’s product is our newest course, “How to Set Goals…
6 International Pageant Trends in 2018
Dec 24, 2018 • 58 min
2018 was an exciting year for pageantry both on the stage and off! This week, Steven and Jesse discuss six trends that prevailed and where we see them carrying over into 2019. You’ll hear about everything from evening gown colors to speaking styles as you…
How to Create and Maintain a Positive Reputation
Dec 17, 2018 • 47 min
We are a small but proud industry. News travels fast and reputations stick. People can be fickle and legends stay around forever - good and bad. It’s important to set yourself up for long-term success with all of your actions. That includes building…
7 Makeup Hacks Every Pageant Girl Must Know
Dec 3, 2018 • 50 min
Not all of us can be makeup professionals - we make mistakes and we have to adapt on the fly to fix them. If we are really lucky, we can prepare for these mishaps in advance! This week Jesse welcomes Gabby Taveras, Miss Massachusetts 2018, to share 7…
8 Tips for Traveling Internationally
Nov 26, 2018 • 57 min
Traveling for a pageant can be challenging, however, traveling for an International pageant can be daunting. In this episode, Steven and Jesse cover traveling hacks that they use when traveling outside of your country.The product feature for this episode…
How Failure Can Make OR Break You
Nov 19, 2018 • 38 min
When life (or pageants) falls short of expectations, how do you respond? How do you make the most out of a situation that is less than desirable? In this episode, Jesse & Steven explore failure and talk about how you can make the most of it.You can save…
6 Steps to Recovering from an Awkward Moment
Nov 12, 2018 • 36 min
Awkward moments happen and the more you are in the public eye, the more likely that you will experience an awkward moment. In this episode you’ll get to listen to 6 true, awkward moments that happened to various titleholders and hear Jesse & Steven…
8 Strategies You Can Use While Competing to Become Famous
Nov 5, 2018 • 48 min
Some of the top celebrities that we follow today got their start in pageantry. While not everyone competes to become “famous” pageantry does open up doors of opportunity that can lead to stardom or help you land the job of your dreams. In this episode,…
The 6 step formula to achieving any goal you set
Oct 29, 2018 • 47 min
In this week’s episode we talk about in detail the 6 steps to achieving goals. Steven & Jesse reveal how they work to achieve their goals and stay focused in the process.The promo this week can be claimed by visiting,…
5 Strategies to Dealing with Pageant Haters
Oct 22, 2018 • 40 min
For whatever the reason pageantry has a way of attracting haters. Be it the result of jealousy or something else…it happens. In this episode, Steven and Jesse explore reasons why haters hate and 5 strategies you can use if you encounter a “Negative…
7 Must Have Items Under $20 You Need For Your Next Pageant
Oct 15, 2018 • 40 min
Pageantry is expensive but not everything in pageantry has to cost a lot. In this episode Jesse and Steven discuss 7 products that cost less than $20 and will prove invaluable during pageant week. Here is the link to our promo…
How Titleholders Can Succeed as a Pageant Emcee
Oct 8, 2018 • 36 min
As a titleholder you will be asked to emcee. With the crown comes opportunities. In this episode Jesse and Steven cover tips, tricks and secrets about how to succeed during the event and how to prepare beforehand. If you want to get even more emcee gigs…
4 Things I Wish I Knew Before Competing
Oct 1, 2018 • 43 min
Regardless if you just started competing or if you’ve been competing for years this episode will outline practical tips and strategies that will help you evolve as a competitor and get closer to winning the crown. Product of the Week:…
5 Common Beauty Issues (and How to Fix Them)
Sep 24, 2018 • 46 min
Beautification treatments you receive at a MedSpa are advanced and should be done by a professional. Today’s topic may not relate to everyone but it’s also a topic that you don’t want to leave your education to chance or Google. So we have enlisted the…
6 Packing Tips You Should Know Before Your Next Pageant
Sep 17, 2018 • 39 min
Packing is a part of pageantry and this week Steven and Jesse cover the essentials for packing and traveling to your next pageant. They also cover how to fix disasters like if your foundation drys up or breaks. Gasp. Listen in and discover how to reduce…
5 Ways To Stand Out
Sep 10, 2018 • 56 min
Pageant royalty, Kristen Dalton Wolfe, Miss USA 2009 joins us this week to discuss 5 Ways To Stand Out! However, they’re likely not what you think. Kristen and Jesse talk through ways to prepare that will ensure you catch the judges’ eyes and use your…
Pageant Shoe Tips, Hacks and Best Practices
Sep 3, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode Steven and Jesse cover what you need to know about shoes to compete in pageantry. What type of shoe should you wear for an evening gown with a slit? How to freeze your shoe to break it in and so much more. Want to save 20% on any product…
5 Unique Ways to Raise Sponsorship Capital
Aug 27, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode you will discover 5 unique ways you can raise money for your next pageant. The traditional method of creating a GoFundMe page is no longer working but here are some methods that are working! Also, if you’re interested in joining Miss…
Tough Pageant Interview Questions (and how to answer them)
Aug 20, 2018 • 42 min
Nothing is scarier than the though of walking into the interview room and being asked a question that you simply do not know how to answer. In this episode, Jesse and Steve cover tough interview questions, why these questions are asked and how to answer…
How to Calm Your Nerves During a Pageant
Aug 13, 2018 • 37 min
Everyone gets nervous. And everyone gets nervous for different reasons. In this episode Jesse & Steven share tips from Pageant Planet listeners on how they calm their nerves before various phases of competition. Listen in and learn how contestants just…
6 Beauty Hacks You MUST Know
Aug 6, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode Steven and Jesse discuss 6 beauty hacks. One of them is 15 second hack that will help your feet hurt less when wearing heels during your pageant. Also, if you’re looking to raise money for your next pageant, here is a link to our…
How to Respond to Embarrassing Moments
Jul 30, 2018 • 36 min
When competing in pageantry there is a high probability that something embarrassing is going to happen to you. From appearances to talking in front of groups to walking on stage…let’s just say the stage is set. In this episode Steven & Jesse discuss the…
6 Bad Habits Contestants Have During a Pageant
Jul 23, 2018 • 36 min
We all have at least one bad habit but bad habits in pageantry can be different than the “normal bad habits” of life. In this episode, Steven and Jesse discuss bad pageant habits and how to overcome them. Product Feature:…
Volunteering Opportunities and Pro Tips to Maximize the Experience
Jul 16, 2018 • 32 min
Titleholders want to do appearances but if you’re new to the game of volunteering you do not know the different opportunities available to you and you certainly don’t know how to maximize those opportunities. Because volunteering is such a big part of…
Top 5 Regrets Contestants Have in Pageantry
Jul 9, 2018 • 36 min
We surveyed our social media followers to discover the top 5 regrets that contestants have when competing. In this episode Jesse & Steven cover these 5 regrets and talks you through strategies of what you can do not to experience these. Have you competed…
How to Handle Confrontation
Jul 2, 2018 • 42 min
If you compete in this industry long enough you are going to experience your share of confrontation and the more success you experience the more likely you are to experience confrontation. In this episode Jesse and Steven walk through how to handle…
How to Find THE Dress
Jun 25, 2018 • 31 min
Are you shopping for the perfect dress but confused as to how you can narrow down the choices? In this episode Jesse and Steven cover 8 shopping tips that will help you find the perfect dress that will help you win your next pageant!Looking for a dress?…
How to Use Pageant Planet to Market Yourself
Jun 11, 2018 • 26 min
So this title is a little misleading. The first 2 points of the episode is how to market yourself using our new platform. Then the third point talks about where to find the free training resources we have created for you on the new portal. And the last…
8 Ways To Launch A Modeling Career for Free
Jun 4, 2018 • 36 min
It’s one thing to take photos, it’s another to be a model! Many pageant contestants are looking to parlay their experience on the competition stage and photogenic contests to the marketing world. However, it can be challenging to know where to start.…
5 Things You MUST Have to Win the Crown
May 28, 2018 • 35 min
Want to win the crown but just not sure what habits are hold you back or what habits you need to implement in order to win? This episode has got you covered. Steven and Jesse walk through the 5 things successful contestants to do win the crown.…
How to Get out of a Rut
May 21, 2018 • 35 min
Have you ever felt like you are just in a funk? Like you cannot get it together? We all have. In this episode Steven & Jesse share their secrets of how they pull themselves out of a rut when they are feeling down and out.Because you are interested in this…
5 Common Hair Problems and the Products to Fix Them
May 14, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode, Jesse and Steven are joined by a special guest from Smart Solutions Hair Care to discuss the science and behaviorial patterns that create these common hair products. During the show, they share the coupon code, Crown30 that can be used to…
The Interview Formula to Turning Setbacks Into an Inspirational Story
Apr 30, 2018 • 27 min
Short comings and obstacles are challenging to discuss with friends, let along pageant interview. However, in this episode Jesse gives us her formula for crafting obstacles into a powerful story by walking Steven through his struggles of starting and…
5 Hairstyles Every Contestant Must Learn
Apr 23, 2018 • 34 min
Listen to discover the five pageant hairstyles that every contestant and parent should learn in order to guarantee a successful reign. These hairstyles are the five that can be worn throughout every phase of competition and any appearance. Mastering these…
Unexpected Places To Shop For Pageant Wardrobe
Apr 16, 2018 • 32 min
Pageant shopping can be one of the most fun parts of competing in a pageant! However, it can also be a source of frustration if you feel like you just can’t find that one piece you picture yourself in, or you feel like everything you find has been seen a…
Top 5 Accessories the Prevent You From Looking Sloppy
Apr 9, 2018 • 28 min
In this digital age, expect that every photo taken of you will be posted on a blog, website, or social media. Therefore, you are exposed to scrutiny by your potential or current director, fellow contestants, prospective judges, and armchair critics.Look…
Our 5 Favorite Makeup Tips (They are not what you think)
Apr 2, 2018 • 34 min
Listen in as Steven and Jesse discuss their top 5 favorite pageant makeup tips. In this episode, they cover tools and practices that will help you look your best on and off the stage! This episode is brought to you by Sherri Jesse. Visit,…
7 Excuses That Are Costing You the Crown
Mar 26, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode, Jesse & Steven cover the 7 excuses contestants make during training that work against their efforts to win the crown. The product featured in this episode is Bold Sunless Tanner. Visit, to discover more!…
Top 7 Tips For Pageant Parents To Remember
Mar 19, 2018 • 40 min
No matter what the age of a contestant, parents are a huge part of the success and support of the journey. There is definitely an art to being a momager (or dadager!) to keep the experience positive, while still keeping your eye on the prize. We’ve…
8 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Sponsorships (& How to Get More Money)
Mar 12, 2018 • 39 min
Have you been knocking on doors until your knuckles are red? Have you exhausted all of your friends and family members for sponsorship money, yet still need more to cover your expenses? If so, this episode is for you! Jesse & Steven cover 8 reasons why…
10 “Healthy” Foods That Are Making You Fat
Mar 5, 2018 • 58 min
Fitness is SO important when it comes to pageant prep. We’ve enlisted the help of Craig Hughes of Body By Craig to talk us through bad foods that are hiding behind good reputations! These ten items can set you up for failure when it comes to looking your…
7 Strategies For Creating and Delivering a Great Motivational Speech
Feb 26, 2018 • 36 min
As a titleholder, you are required to give public presentations to audiences both large and small. This episode gives you 7 tips on how you can successfully outline and deliver a speech to crowds under 20 people and crowds of 100+. Also, have you heard…
5 Reasons You’re Making a Bad First Impression Without Saying a Word
Feb 19, 2018 • 31 min
If you’re not winning the title of your dreams you may be doing one of these five actions that are causing judges to have a negative first impression. In pageantry, if you have a negative first impression on the judges you will not stand a chance at…
6 Reasons Why You Are Not Winning
Feb 12, 2018 • 33 min
Have you competed in a pageant or several pageants and are confused as to why you’re not winning the crown? Listen in on this week’s episode to discover why you might not be placing as high as you think that you should. Here is the link to sign up for our…
5 Pageant Personalities You Need In Your Corner to Win the Crown
Feb 5, 2018 • 33 min
Girls who win major titles in pageantry have a well-developed team whom they surround themselves with. In this episode, Jesse and Steven break down the 5 different personalities that you need in your corner, how to identify who they are and where you can…
Books That Will Help You Win the Crown
Jan 22, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode, Steven shares 9 books that has helped change his life and how they can help you win the crown.
Popular Pageant Problems and How to Solve Them
Jan 15, 2018 • 33 min
Pageant girls (and guys) from all over the world email, message, and tweet us their questions (i.e. conundrums). In this episode, Jesse and Steven talk about a few of the more controversial and popular ones that they receive and give you their verdict on…
5 Tips for Finding Success After Not Winning
Jan 9, 2018 • 39 min
Have you been competing in pageants and not won your desired title? Are you looking for solutions as to how you can win your dream title? In this episode, Steven & Jesse cover 5 tips that will help you succeed.
Goal Setting 101
Jan 1, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode, Steven shares how he used goals to meet his wife and shows how you can leverage goals to win the crown. Also, Jesse and Steven discuss barriers to goal setting, how to overcome laziness and excuses, and how you can stay on track despite…
Spirit of Christmas
Dec 18, 2017 • 5 min
Christmas is our favorite time of year. It’s truly magical but the thing that makes it magical might be different than what you think. Enjoy this gem from our founder, and if you’re looking for a last minute Christmas gift we encourage you to consider…
How to Get in Control of Your Interview
Dec 11, 2017 • 38 min
Description: Getting control of your interview will help you score better and create an environment that has more predictable questions and conversation. In this episode, we share 3 strategies that will help you gain control of your interview. Oh, and for…
5 Ways to Market Yourself During the Holidays
Dec 5, 2017 • 36 min
During this episode, Steven and Jesse talk about how you can market yourself to build your network, secure sponsorship money and cultivate relationships with your director and titleholders. Listen in to learn about these 5 unique strategies! Oh, and the…
Miss Universe Recap + Coaching Feedback
Nov 30, 2017 • 36 min
In this episode Jesse and Steven recap the changes the Miss Universe organization implemented including how they selected their Top 16 and they also give feedback to the contestants who competed in the pageant. If you’re looking for the product promo of…
How to Create Quality Practice Pageant Questions
Nov 22, 2017 • 31 min
Pageant interview can be hard for those who do not know how to prepare. This episode Steven & Jesse talk about how you can create quality interview questions based on your bio sheet, current events and pageant system. If you want to download our free…
What is People’s Choice Award? Is it Important and How to Win it?
Nov 6, 2017 • 28 min
If you are not sure what the People’s Choice Award is or if it’s even important than you’ll want to listen to this episode. Jesse and Steven talk about when you should pursue People’s Choice and when it’s not worth the energy. As always if you’re…
How to Succeed in a Glitz Pageant
Oct 30, 2017 • 31 min
Glitz pageants are a unique subculture inside the culture of pageantry. Certain rules that apply to Glitz don’t translate in the world of natural pageants and vice versa. In this episode, Jesse and Steven break down what a Glitz pageant is and how you can…
How to Overcome Haters
Oct 23, 2017 • 25 min
No one makes it out of life without having at least one person hate on, make fun of, or talk down to them. You will be no different. So if you are feeling discouraged by the opinions of others then you are going to love this show.
10 Newbie Mistakes Every Pageant Girl Makes
Oct 16, 2017 • 29 min
If you’re new to the pageant industry there are things that you think are cute but they just do not translate well. Listen to this show and save yourself some embarrassing moments. Start to look like a pro by not looking like a newbie.
How to Show Personality On-Stage
Oct 9, 2017 • 41 min
Are you looking for a way to showcase your personality on stage to make a favorable impression on the judges? If so, then you’re going to love this episode featuring Kendra Hale, USA National Miss 2017 who shares with Jesse and Steven how she showcased…
10 Products You Need in Your Makeup Bag
Oct 2, 2017 • 32 min
During your pageant, you are on the move and depending on the system you might not have easy access to your hotel room where you can go back and freshen up. In this episode, Jesse & Steven discuss the 10 items that you need inside your makeup bag. Enjoy…
How to Standout During Opening Number
Sep 25, 2017 • 28 min
Are you curious about how to standout during opening number? Do you want to know how to quickly learn your routine? Listen in as Jesse and Steven share their pet peeves and discuss how to succeed during opening number!
7 Pageant Cliches to Avoid When Competing
Sep 18, 2017 • 29 min
Using pageant cliches can make you sound like a “Pageant Patty” and ultimately hurt your scores. In this podcast Steven & Jesse talk about common pageant sayings and discuss why they are used and how to avoid them.
Miss America 2018 Recap
Sep 11, 2017 • 61 min
Miss North Dakota was crowned Miss America 2018 last night and today Steven and Jesse talk about the pageant, the changes the Miss America organization has made and we discuss the standouts of the pageant. Listen in and then weigh in on your opinions…
10 Items You Need to Pack For Pageant Week
Sep 4, 2017 • 30 min
Do you ever get to a pageant and say I WISH I would have known to pack that? Most of us have. In this episode, Steven & Jesse talk about 10 items that are vital to you having a successful pageant. Hey, they even talk about how to get more sleep at night.…
How to Talk About a Hard to Talk About Pageant Platform
Aug 28, 2017 • 19 min
There are certain platforms that are just hard to talk about and maybe even a little scary to promote. In this week’s show Steven and Jesse talk about how to present these challenging platforms inside the interview room.
How to Effectively Filter Opinions in Pageantry
Aug 21, 2017 • 27 min
From wardrobe to hairstyles to interview strategies and beyond you don’t have to go very far to find someone who has an opinion on what is in style, what will not win and what looks best. But, how can you as a titleholder make sense of those opinions? In…
How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself in Interview”
Aug 14, 2017 • 20 min
A common question asked by pageant judges in pageantry is “Tell me about yourself”. The problem with this question is that it’s so vague that you don’t really know what to cover. In this episode, Steven & Jesse cover how to answer this question and what…
How to Use Failure to Your Advantage
Aug 2, 2017 • 32 min
Failure sucks. The feeling is something that none of us want to experience but all of us fail inside of the industry of pageantry and outside of the industry. In this show Steven & Jesse discuss tools that help you learn from your failure so that you can…
How to Find the Perfect Pageant System
Jul 24, 2017 • 28 min
Are you looking to find a pageant that you not only love but can win? There are 1,000s of pageants that cater to every skill set or unique attribute that a girl could have. Listen to this week’s show to discover how to find out what you are really looking…
How to Use Color to Win Your Pageant
Jul 17, 2017 • 31 min
Do colors confuse you? Are you curious as to what colors look best on you and how to select the perfect color for your skin type, pageant system and phase of competition? Then this episode is going to really enlighten you. Listen in as Jesse and Steven…
What Marketing Materials Do You Need as a Titleholder
Jul 10, 2017 • 30 min
What marketing materials do you really need as a titleholder? In this episode Steven and Jesse talk about what you need for appearances, materials you need when you are preparing for the crown and what you need to have after you have won the crown. Tune…
How to Answer Difficult Questions in Pageant Interview
Jul 3, 2017 • 35 min
Are you nervous about getting a challenging question during your pageant interview? Are you curious how to answer those tough questions that you just don’t know? List in as Jesse and Steven discuss strategies on how to answer challenging questions and…
How to Use Social Media as a Titleholder
Jun 26, 2017 • 37 min
Description: In today’s episode Steven and Jesse cover the do’s and don’ts of what to do as a titleholder on social media. They discuss how to increase your following, topics to avoid and how to build your brand through the outlet of social media. Listen…
How to Keep Your Confidence When Others are Succeeding Around You
Jun 19, 2017 • 32 min
During pageant week there are a lot of opportunities for your confidence to get rattled. In this episode Jesse and Steven discuss strategies that they use to maintain confidence if your week isn’t going how you wanted it too. For example, maybe you didn’t…
How to Prepare 7 Days Before Your Pageant
Jun 12, 2017 • 33 min
When your pageant is only 7 days away what should you be doing to prepare? In this episode Jesse and Steven talk about the do’s and don’ts of how to prepare for you pageant when it’s only a week away. Enjoy and if you need help preparing visit,…
How to Be Confident in Yourself as a Woman
May 31, 2017 • 37 min
Are you looking for a way to keep your confidence high when you don’t look like the crowd? In this week’s episode the winner of Mac Duggal’s Plus Size Model search interviews with us to tell us how she overcame crazy obstacles that you would not wish on…
Queen Strategies on How to Win Pageant Interview
May 22, 2017 • 37 min
Do you find yourself nervous about pageant interview? Are you scared that you’re going to say the wrong answer that is going to cost you the crown? During today’s show Amanda Moreno, Steven Roddy & Jesse Ladoue all share interview secrets that will help…
Miss USA 2017 Recap
May 15, 2017 • 49 min
If you’re anything like us you’re more than likely suffering from a pageant hangover as last night was the Miss USA the Superbowl of pageants. In this episode Jesse and Steven discuss Miss USA 2017, what new trends were introduced and what you as a…
How to Work with a Director You Don’t Get Along With
May 8, 2017 • 32 min
Do you a director or a pageant roommate that you just do not get along with? In this episode Jesse and Steven walk through the various personality types that directors have and how you can communicate with them to create a successful relationship.
How to Trust Yourself in Pageant Interview
Apr 24, 2017 • 24 min
For most pageant interview is the scariest phase of competition. In this episode Jesse & Steven talk about the importance of trusting yourself and what you need to know to trust yourself in pageant interview. After listening to this you will never second…
What is a Pageant Platform and How Do You Develop It?
Apr 17, 2017 • 26 min
Are you confused about what a pageant platform is and even more confused as to why you should develop it? Or do you have a platform but you’re looking for ways to promote it so that you can open up more opportunities for yourself? This week Jesse Ladoue…
How to Make Yourself Memorable Using Your Pageant Paperwork
Apr 10, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode Jesse and Steven discuss how to use your pageant resume or paperwork to make yourself stand out from the competition. Paperwork is vital to leading the judges down a path so that you know what they are going to ask you. Listen to this…
The Secret Weapons of Pageant Interview
Apr 3, 2017 • 34 min
If you’re curious about pageant interview hacks that will help you succeed at your next pageant then this is a must listen to. Jesse Ladoue and Steven Roddy dissect the psychology of pageant interview and talk about the secret weapons that contestants can…
What You Need to Know about Trump, Practice Questions & More
Mar 13, 2017 • 19 min
With President Donald Trump’s involvement in pageantry and due to the fact that he is the most powerful man in the world their is a strong probability that he will come up during your interview. This week Jesse and I dissect important news topics around…
Pageant Interview: Tips, News Highlights, Questions & More
Mar 6, 2017 • 14 min
Pageant interview is the most important phase of competition for any pageant. On this podcast Queen of Coaching, Jesse Ladoue and Founder of Pageant Planet, Steven Roddy talk news, pageant questions, tips and more.
How to Handle the Pressure of Being a Front Runner
Feb 27, 2017 • 26 min
When you’re from a celebrity state, like California, or from a celebrity country, like America, or if you placed 1st Runner Up last year and are competing again…the spot light is on you. With this spotlight comes the additional pressure of doing well. In…
Miss USA 2016 Reveals How You Can Win Your Next Pageant
Feb 20, 2017 • 44 min
Miss USA is the Super Bowl of pageants and when you win Miss USA you also win a ticket to a whole new life. In today’s show we talk to Deshauna Barber and ask her what strategies she implemented to win Miss USA. Listen in and you will catch a glimpse of…
Miss California USA Tells How to Win a Pageant When Over 100 Girls Are Competing
Feb 13, 2017 • 24 min
Standing out in a big pageant like Miss California USA when hundreds of contestants are competing can be challenging. India Williams, Miss California USA, tells us her tips and strategies for competing against such a large number of girls. In this episode…
How to Mentally Prepare for Pageant Interview
Feb 6, 2017 • 43 min
Below is a simple recap of the the interview. This includes the introduction and the questions we asked Dawn. Dawn Frison-Cook is the American Elegance Lifetime Queen. She been involved in pageantry for 31 years and coaches all styles of interview &…
Preteens Guide to Pageantry
Jan 30, 2017 • 20 min
Are you wanting to know how to succeed as a PreTeen in pageantry? Then today’s show is for you. We cover what you need to know about how to convince your parents to let you compete, to how to raise money for competition, evening gown, interview and more.
How to Succeed in Pageantry as a Teen Contestant
Jan 23, 2017 • 28 min
Are you wanting to know how to succeed as a Teen in pageantry? Then today’s show is for you. We cover what you need to know about platform development, evening gown, interview and more.
How To Change The World Through Your Platform
Jan 16, 2017 • 34 min
Do you want to do more with your platform than just memorize some statistics to look good in front of the judges? Do you want to really make an impact and possibly even change the world? In this week’s episode we interview Rashanah Baldwin, Ms American…
How To Create The Best You To Win The Crown
Jan 2, 2017 • 34 min
Download to listen to Hester Fletcher of Final Touch Consulting talk about how you can create the best version of yourself to win the crown. The show is loaded with tips that will help you succeed in pageantry!
How to Raise Money for Your Pageant Platform
Dec 19, 2016 • 30 min
Listen to this week’s episode of How to Raise Money for Your Pageant Platform to discover how 16 year old raised over $26,000 for her cause and turned it into a full time business!
How to Standout in Private Interview
Dec 5, 2016 • 49 min
On today’s show Sarah Wall Beckman, former Miss International and pageant coach, shares with us how you can make a memorable impression on the judge during private interview. We cover topics ranging from how to stop yourself from rambling to how to answer…
When You Lose, You Win
Nov 21, 2016 • 42 min
Losing doesn’t feel good but there can be tremendous benefits when you lose. In this episode Kerry Heaps walks us through how make the most of not winning the crown so that you can walk away victorious at your next pageant.
What are the Warning Signs of a Rigged Pageant
Nov 14, 2016 • 33 min
Are you interested in competing in a pageant but you’re not 100% if that pageant is legit? Are you curious how you can spot a “sketchy” pageant and where you can discover reputable pageants? Then you are going to want to listen to “What are the Warning…
The Secret and Benefit to Having a Custom Pageant Wardrobe
Nov 7, 2016 • 38 min
Are you curious how to you can create a custom pageant wardrobe? Have you ever wondered about the benefits of wearing a custom wardrobe for your next competition? Well you are in for a treat as you listen to, “The Secret and Benefit to Having a Custom…
What Prom and Pageant Styles Will Be Hot in 2017
Oct 31, 2016 • 30 min
Listen to discover the upcoming styles for prom and pageantry for 2017. The Ultimate, one of the top stores in Massachusetts housing more than 17,000 dresses weighs in on the trends from the top manufacturers all around the globe.
How To Make The Most Out Of Your Reign
Oct 17, 2016 • 40 min
Please enjoy this show with pageant coach, Wendi Russo, who shares with us how she plans her year in advance before she competes in a pageant. In this podcast Wendi shares how you can make the most out of your year and how to prepare for success!
How to Raise Money for Pageant Sponsorships
Oct 10, 2016 • 40 min
Please enjoy this show with Celena Wolfe who shares with us the secrets of how to raise money for your next pageant through sponsorships. You will learn who you should ask for money, how you should ask for the money and other creative ways to raise money…
How To Leverage Pageantry To Get Into Entertainment
Oct 3, 2016 • 36 min
Please enjoy this show with Megan Alexander of Inside Edition, who shares with us how she leveraged pageantry to get into the entertainment business. In this episode you will discover how you can network your way into the world of business without…
How to Make a Lasting Impression on the Judges in Every Phase of Competition
Sep 26, 2016 • 41 min
Below is a simple recap of the the interview. This includes the introduction and the questions we asked Miss Earth United States. Corrin Stellakis was just crowned Miss Earth United States 2016 and will be representing the US at the international Miss…
How to Have the Courage to Step Out of the Box During Competition
Sep 12, 2016 • 33 min
Below is a simple recap of the the interview. This includes the introduction and the questions we asked Layilah. Layilah Nasser is a 21 year old graduating senior at Spelman College pursing a degree in Psychology. She has been heavily involved with the…
10 Online Tools That Will Help You Win Your Pageant
Aug 29, 2016 • 36 min
Today’s call is going to be a bit different but I promise it’s going to be one of the most valuable shows that you’re going to listen to. I’m being joined by Jesse Ladoue, Miss International 2013, and our Queen of Coaching and today we are going to…
The Secret to Create a Winning Pageant Mindset
Aug 22, 2016 • 32 min
A former model and television host, Steven Roddy, at the age of 23 was the youngest owner of a professional football team. Following the football team Roddy, formed a consulting firm specializing in making brands famous. Steven has consulted for Desert…
How to Prepare For and Win Pageant Interview
Aug 15, 2016 • 42 min
I’m very excited about today’s call. We have on the phone, Kourtney Mag-nes, who was recently crowned 2016 -17 Miss Texas for National Elite Pageants and she will go on to compete at the 2017 National Elite Pageant! Kourtney has 10 years of pageant…
How to Transition from a Reigning to a Former Queen
Aug 8, 2016 • 29 min
Caroline Dixon, USA National Teen 2015 is joining us today. She has been participating in pageantry since 2012. Caroline has used her reign to spread the message of positivity and self-acceptance throughout the country. She will be attending college in…
What You Need to Know to Get the Perfect Pageant Headshot
Aug 1, 2016 • 39 min
Dan is a three time Minnesota Portrait Photographer of the Year and the 2016 Minnesota Photographer of the Year and 2016 Twin Cities Photographer of the Year. He has held these titles for the last three years in a row. In addition, he is the most awarded…
Secrets Every Pageant Girl Needs to Know to Win Their Dream
Jul 25, 2016 • 59 min
We have on the phone Erin Stanfield, Face of the Globe 2016. In April, finalists from all over the world competed in the grand finals of Face of the Globe. The finalists attended numerous events over the week in both London and Paris, accumulating in a…
What You Need to Do to Get Swimsuit Ready
Jul 18, 2016 • 63 min
On today’s call we have on the phone Katie Boyd. Katie Boyd is the owner of the Miss Fit Club in Hudson, New Hampshire. Katie has over 20 years of pageant experience and has been a personal trainer for 16 years. She is an Expert Rated Certified Sports…
How to Find the Perfect Gown for your Budget and Body Type
Jul 11, 2016 • 37 min
We have on today’s show Tracie La Turno of That’s My Dress Bridal and Prom! That’s My Dress is one of the largest individual full-service bridal, prom and formal wear salons in central and southwest Virginia. That’s My Dress is all about Affordable…
How to Prepare and Win Your Dream Title
Jun 26, 2016 • 25 min
I am very excited about today’s call. WE have on the phone Lauren Bell, America’s Majestic Miss 2016! Lauren welcome to the call! What style of dress does well in your system? How did you choose your evening gown? Who designed your gown? What is AMM…
What are Current Hair and Makeup Trends in Pageantry
Jun 20, 2016 • 52 min
We have on today’s show Drew Dunn, stylist and co-owner of Thomas Dunn Studios. Thomas Dunn Studios has worked with titleholders ranging from Miss Universe to various Miss USA state titleholders to Miss International - in fact they were responsible for…
How to Win at International Junior Miss with Savannah Bradford
Jun 13, 2016 • 57 min
Savannah Bradford - International Miss 2015 is an expert of the International Junior Miss pageant system. She served as International Junior Miss Jr. Teen back in 2010 and is now the reigning International Miss. She has been promoting the three C’s:…
Secret to Taking a Winning Pageant Headshot
Jun 6, 2016 • 49 min
Krisna Goodwin of Goodwin Photography is no stranger to the planet of pageantry. She has directed a Miss America preliminary for many years and has seen the opportunities that pageants have opened for ladies’ lives and for that, she is humbled to be apart…
How to Win Over the Judges in a Pageant
May 30, 2016 • 28 min
I’m very excited about today’s show. We have on the phone the first ever Ms World 2015, Laura Hunter. What do you believe set you apart from the other contestants in the eyes of the judges? How did you personally connect with the judges? How did you…
How to Succeed at Miss Teen of America with Corrie Hayes
May 23, 2016 • 27 min
Corrie Hayes is the first representative from Iowa to win the national Miss Teen of America title and at at the age of 17! If you’re not familiar with The Miss Teen of America Scholarship and Recognition Pageant it’s like no other pageant out there. This…
How to Win Your Next Pageant Interview with Deb Sofield
May 16, 2016 • 36 min
Deb Sofield is an award-winning speaker, author of the bookSpeak without Fear, and radio talk show host of ~ Encouragement forYour Life. She is an “executive speech and corporate presentationscoach” in the areas of public speaking, presentation skills…
How to Select the Perfect Evening Gown
May 9, 2016 • 28 min
Arielle Rosmarino, from Proms, Pageants and Pretty Things at the Bride’s House located in Roanoke, Virginia, is the reigning Miss Virginia World who won 4th Runner Up at Miss World America. Arielle was also Miss Virginia USA 2014 where she placed top 20…
How to Win National American Miss
May 2, 2016 • 49 min
Michaela Abelgas is the reigning National American Miss andscored a perfect score in interview. If you want to succeed at NAMlisten to this podcast to learn how. Want a preview? Here are some of the questions that we askedher:How did you mentally prepare…
What to Look for When Hiring a Pageant Coach
Apr 22, 2016 • 54 min
Pageant Coach, Wendi Russo, gives us insight as to what to look for when hiring a pageant coach. Discover how much it costs, what to look for, how to interview your potential coach and more. Below are the questions that we asked her. Click download to see…
How to Win High School America with Emily Bray
Apr 15, 2016 • 23 min
Emily Bray is responsible for winning one of the biggest pageants in the United States. As a senior in high school she competed in the Miss division with a Teen twist. Her straight forward, confident answers will cause you to rethink you pageant…
What You Need to Know to Succeed at Miss Teen Globe with Chloe Gaffney
Apr 8, 2016 • 25 min
Chloe bested more than 30 other competitors at Miss Teen Globe to walk away with the crown. Gaffney is relatively new to the industry of pageantry, which causes her advice to come from a very different angle. Below are the questions that we asked her: How…
How to Succeed at Miss Earth United States with Brittany Ann Payne
Apr 1, 2016 • 37 min
Brittany Ann Payne is Miss Earth United States 2015 and in this podcast she shares her secrets of how she won the Miss Earth United States crown. Brittany went on to place Miss Water (2nd Runner Up) at the Miss Earth pageant where she competed against 90…