Podcast Junkies was born out of a genuine interest in and curiosity for this growing league of podcast hosts. It's hosted by Harry Duran. It features wide-ranging, authentic and sometimes candid interviews with this family of voices behind the microphone. The shows themselves cover a variety of topics such as Business, Finance Entrepreneurism, History, Comedy, Storytelling and more. Podcast Junkies explores the motivations behind the podcast's inception and allows the listener to connect on a more personal level with some of their favorite hosts. Podcast Junkies is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker, Stitcher and wherever you listen to your favorite shows.
United States
186 episodes
since Apr, 2014



Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast marketing professional, serial entrepreneur, husband, father, and fellow podcaster, Stephen Hart. Stephen is the founder and host of the show, Trailblazers, a podcast that explores stories of successful black professionals, entrepreneurs, creatives, and corporate leaders. Stephen’s goal is to share stories of black men and women who are doing amazing things within their industries. Stephen is a believer in being authentic and strives to help people discover their true callings. In this episode, Stephen and Harry discuss Podcast Movement, the conference where they originally met. They talk about the supportive nature of the podcasting community and encourage listeners to attend a podcast conference to share in the experience. Stephen discusses his background and the inspiration behind his podcast, Trailblazers. For Stephen, the success of his podcast isn’t measured by downloads, but rather by engagement and impact. His goal over the next five years is to help and positively affect 10,000 lives. It is Stephen’s hope that this will create a ripple effect and that his deeds will continue to spread. Stephen equates this to planting seeds in a garden he will never see. Finally, Stephen talks about his legacy, which includes being a great husband, father, and overall person. 00:59 – Harry welcomes Stephen Hart to the podcast 01:35 – Stephen’s background 04:26 – How Stephen has raised his children to not be dependent on technology and devices 08:35 – How Stephen wound up living in Maryland 09:01 – Stephen and Harry talk about Podcast Movement, the world’s largest podcast conference 14:43 – Stephen talks about MapCon, the Mid-Atlantic Podcast Conference 16:42 – Harry’s freestyle rap story from Podcast Movement 20:39 – Stephen encourages all podcasters to attend a podcast conference 21:54 – The importance of bringing a unique perspective to your podcast 24:01 – What inspired Stephen to start his podcast, Trailblazers 28:57 – How Stephen measures the success of his podcast 30:44 – Stephen shares his idea for his next podcast 32:57 – Harry announces the conference he’s been working to launch, Clarion 34:45 – Stephen speaks to his future goals and the positive impact he wants to achieve 41:52 – Stephen’s other projects 46:09 – Stephen advises entrepreneurs to get their products and services out there 48:37 – Where Stephen got his entrepreneurial spirit and hustle 49:50 – Stephen talks about the mentors that influenced his life and career 53:32 – Stephen recalls geeking out when he met Pat Flynn 56:04 – What is something Stephen has changed his mind about recently? 58:09 – Why Stephen’s legacy is important to him 1:00:14 – Stephen talks about an exercise where he posed 32 questions to his father 1:01:47 – What is the most misunderstood thing about Stephen? 1:04:18 – Where listeners can follow Stephen Full show notes: http://podcastjunkies.com/185
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