543: Develop Confidence Through Pageants With Hoang-Kim Cung

Hoang-Kim Cung is a blogger and TV journalist.  She absolutely loves being a TV journalist.  For her, it’s such an adrenaline rushDevelop Confidence Through Pageants With Hoang-Kim Cung covering breaking news, but she loves being able to tell impactful stories.  She also created her own blog called Color and Chic where she is to express her creative side.  Hoang-Kim  also does nonprofit work  called Legacy Organization of Vietnamese Enrichment (L.O.V.E.).  This is important for her since her family immigrated to America from Communist Vietnam so they could live in a country with freedom, justice and human rights.

Hoang-Kim shares how competing in beauty pageants gave her the confidence to express her true self and become a successful TV journalist that she is today.  Check out her episode to listen to her story.


Hoang-Kim Cung is a blogger and TV journalist.

Cultural Background

Hoang-Kim is of Vietnamese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Fortune favors the bold.

Fortune favors the bold.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is being aware of who you are and the value you bring to others.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Hoang-Kim was shy. She was scared of talking to people.  Her mom put her pageants to get rid of her shyness.

The “AHA” Moment

Pageants gave Hoang-Kim confidence in areas such as  public speaking and interview skills.  She was able to have a transformation for the better.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Hoang-Kim competed in Miss USA which was a dream she had.  The preparation was big which has helped her form opinions from checking out the news (local and international).  She is living her transformation from being a shy girl to a confident woman.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Figure out who you are and what you love.  You can always fall back on 3 things.

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