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VIDEO: How to Calm Your Nerves In Front of a Crowd

freshstart I've been TV hosting for 5 years now, and I still get the jitters during my preparations, but I can't remember the last time I was debilitatingly nervous. That is, until two weeks ago, when I was preparing to co-host Miss USA. This high profile show had a...

It’s Our Stories, NOT Our Ideas, That Make Us Original

Copy of freshstart(1) As a TV Host, I’m usually telling other people’s stories--how they reached success, what inspired them, obstacles in their way, etc. It’s fun and inspiring. But, I’ve always felt I’ve had my own stories to tell too. Stories about overcoming self-doubt, taking risks, and...

VIDEO: How to Confidently Network Face-to-Face

Alex Wehrley - blog - 2 Hey guys! So I go to networking events and meetings all the time--it's part of being in the entertainment business. When it comes to building new contacts, I've flopped at times and flourished at others. Today I felt inspired to share...

Kelly Clarkson Fat-Shaming: 4 Reasons This Is Not Okay

1 Kelly Clarkson is the latest victim of fat-shaming. Many people have scrutinized her post-baby bod, the most recent being Fox anchor Chris Wallace while on The Mike Gallagher Show on Friday. Wallace said she "could stay off the deep dish pizza for a little while." He...

How an Attitude Adjustment Helped Me Book a National Commercial

blog5 Yesterday I filmed a national commercial that I was this close to not booking, simply because I almost didn’t attend the audition. I was frustrated with “cattle call” auditions and let my negative self-talk get the best of me, focusing on how the odds were against...

Your Uniqueness Is Your Most Competitive Edge

blog6 We all have our own God-given talents to express, and those will always be our most competitive edge in work, life & love. I learned this lesson the hard way when I competed at Miss USA. I changed my hair, makeup, wardrobe, etc. to what I...

Why a Thriving Personal Life Strengthens Your Career

wedding Disclaimer: Work-life balance is still a constant struggle for me. But over the years I've slowly but surely adopted this mindset which has helped a ton with my happiness and success. I am a recovering pseudo-workaholic. I say pseudo because I’ve always loved my personal life way too...

Discovering What I Want (Plus a Few Road Blocks)

What I want The new year inspired me to assess what I really want for my career. For the first time in 4 years, I'm a freelancer (by choice) and in the unique position to execute my own vision. Sounds awesome, right?...Well, kind of. It's also freaking...

Gratitude Changed My Attitude

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“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” -William Arthur Ward
Thanksgiving is a catalyst for many to reflect on what they're grateful for. While this is great, I've discovered the power in expressing gratitude year round--beyond...

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