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Trailblazers is a new weekly education and business podcast, hosted by Stephen A. Hart, where we explore the stories of successful black professionals, entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. Join us, as we highlight the knowledge, resources and tools of these accomplished trailblazers, to help provide the know-how, confidence and motivation you need to blaze your trail.

Trailblazers is a new weekly education and business podcast, hosted by Stephen A. Hart, where we explore the stories of successful black professionals, entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. Join us, as we highlight the knowledge, resources and tools of these accomplished trailblazers, to help provide the know-how, confidence and motivation you need to blaze your trail.
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Trailblazers is a new weekly education and business podcast, hosted by Stephen A. Hart, where we explore the stories of successful black professionals, entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. Join us, as we highlight the knowledge, resources and tools of these accomplished trailblazers, to help provide the know-how, confidence and motivation you need to blaze your trail.

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Episodes

Henry Keculah: How To Pitch Like A Champion | 181

7/22/2019
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Stay confident, and never let “I do not have enough money” prevent you from following your dreams. Today's guest is Henry Keculah. Henry was first featured on Trailblazers.FM episode 117 Henry Keculah, Jr., is the founder and CEO of 4.0 Growth Productivity Accountability (4.0 GPA.). Keculah is a first-generation American, and his parents immigrated to the U.S from Liberia.

Duration:00:27:08

Shawn Dove: Navigating The 7 Cs of Deep End Leadership | 180

7/15/2019
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Deep end leaders know that they have a particular calling on their lives and their primary job in life is to discover their unique purpose and mission. Today's guest is a part of the Trailblazers.FM family and I'm so happy to have him be part of the 2019 Trailblazers Masterclass series. I'm happy to introduce Shawn Dove. Shawn was first featured on Trailblazers.FM episode 16. In today's episode Shawn share some inspiration and wisdom about the 7 C’s of deep-end leadership: Calling, Courage,...

Duration:00:45:01

Concita Thomas: 3 Easy Food Changes to Become More Consistent with Healthy Eating | 179

7/8/2019
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When we bet on later, everybody loses because later is not guaranteed. The second week of our 2019 summer Trailblazers Masterclass series welcomes back Concita Thomas. Concita is a returning guest of Trailblazers.FM and was first featured on episode 66. Concita Thomas is a Food & Fitness Strategist behind ConcitaThomas.com. She is on a mission to help busy women on the go, gain freedom from being overweight and unfit while avoiding diet traps and fitness obsessions. She helps by sharing easy...

Duration:00:17:32

Chazz Scott: 7 Tips to Master Your Mind and Obtain Mental Peace | 178

7/1/2019
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People love to love life when life feels good. But when life sucks, what are you going to do to overcome that struggle? The first guest of our 2019 Trailblazers Masterclass Series is Chazz Scott. Chazz is a returning guest of Trailblazers.FM and was first featured on episode 135. Charles (Chazz) Scott is a published writer, motivational speaker, self empowerment workshop curator, and an accomplished computer security technologist from Ellicott City, Maryland. He holds both a Bachelor’s of...

Duration:00:33:08

Stephen A. Hart: 5 Takeaways That Helped Me Get The Best Job Ever! | 177

6/24/2019
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When someone googles you, the results they find are a digital first impression of you ... and what they see will leave them either more or less inclined to hire you. Our featured guest today is yours truly, Stephen A. Hart. Stephen A. Hart is host of Trailblazers.FM, a top interview style podcast that explores stories of today’s successful black professionals. The podcast has featured more than 150 black professionals and has been heard by more than 200,000 from 132 countries around the...

Duration:00:25:13

Ralph Graves, Jr: Discover The Keys to Being Unstoppable | 176

6/17/2019
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You are here for a reason and a purpose. Embrace the process not just the purpose. Our featured guest today is Ralph Graves Jr. Ralph D. Graves Jr. serves as Founder and Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Community Church in Millville, NJ. Ralph Graves is a Motivational Speaker, Business Consultant and Author. He is the Founder and Vice President of City’s Hope Community Development Corporation and Founder of Project U.

Duration:00:37:30

Stephen Chandler: Begin to See God As A Non-Negotiable | 175

6/10/2019
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Discover how we can develop the routine and habits that will help us prioritize and grow as Christians. Our featured guest today is Stephen Chandler. Stephen Chandler is the bold, encouraging, life-giving Senior Pastor of Destiny Church. Since its inception in 2011, Destiny Church has grown to a community of thousands of people and is known for its exciting culture and focus on leading entire families to a passionate relationship with God. Stephen has a passion to see people discover their...

Duration:00:24:39

Robert Dawson: 360 Your Life, Relationships and Business | 174

6/3/2019
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No matter where you come from or what your past may look like, anything is possible with faith and a determination to win. Our featured guest today is Robert Dawson. High-Performance Entrepreneur, Dynamic Speaker & Business Consultant, Rob Dawson is internationally known for teaching people how to build successful businesses and bridge the gap between their dreams and their reality. His mission is to motivate, educate, and inspire over 1 BILLION people worldwide to live out their dreams and...

Duration:00:36:13

Andrea Evans: Blaze your Trail and Protect It! | 173

5/27/2019
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Understand the different types of intellectual property and their options. Our featured guest today is Andrea Evans. Andrea Hence Evans, Esq. is the founder of an intellectual property law practice, The Law Firm of Andrea Hence Evans. Attorney Evans career path is unique since she worked at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for approximately 5 years as both a patent examiner and a trademark examining attorney after graduating from law school.

Duration:00:27:52

Troy Rackley: Water Restoration by Design. What's in YOUR water? | 172

5/20/2019
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There is a difference between purified water vs restored water. "Just because it's clear doesn't mean it's clean”. Our featured guest today is Troy Rackley. Troy Rackley graduated from Ohio University in Industrial Engineering and received his MBA in Australia. He served 20 years hard time with Nestle, Coke, Pepsi, Campbells Soup and Sherwin Williams. In 2008, he began his entrepreneurial journey by starting his own company beginning with Executive Coaching and Manufacturing operations...

Duration:00:44:15

Dr. Thandeka Myeni: Be Your Own Health Advocate | 171

5/13/2019
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Burnout is an epidemic that is killing doctors and patients alike. Did you know that the number one cause of death for female physicians under 35 is suicide. Yes, Physicians have the highest rates of suicide of any career and female physicians are 250% more likely to commit suicide than any other occupation. Our featured guest today is Dr. Thandeka Myeni. Thandeka Myeni, MD, MPH, affectionately known as Dr Thandi, is a board-certified ophthalmologist with double specialty training in...

Duration:00:41:57

Gloria Mitchell: The Art of Bouncing Back From Homelessness to Coaching Multimillionaires | 170

5/6/2019
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The human spirit is incredibly resilient and we all have the ability to create the life we want. It's about making mental shifts, implementing proven mental techniques and, of course, taking action (even if you can only see the first step of the staircase). Our featured guest today is Gloria Mitchell. Gloria Mitchell went from being homeless to coaching multimillionaires. Along her journey, Gloria overcame a difficult upbringing, an illness that left her short-term memory in the bottom 1% of...

Duration:00:44:01

Maya French: How to Boot Strap and Grow a Successful Business | 169

4/29/2019
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Finding your path in life, staying true to yourself and leaving a lasting positive impact on the world. Our featured guest today is Maya French. Maya French is a Co-Founder of Koia, the protein packed, 100 percent plant-based beverage that uses natural ingredients to deliver deliciously nutritious flavors. Maya struggled with food-based allergies, such as being lactose intolerant her whole life, until she discovered the benefits of plant-based proteins when college friend and fellow Koia...

Duration:00:26:55

Marcus Damas: Fueled By Culture | 168

4/22/2019
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Through experiential marketing we create environments for our clients to touch and feel their consumers and in parallel let their consumers touch and feel them in their environments. Our featured guest today is Marcus Damas. Marcus Damas is an Entrepreneur, retired professional basketball player, and devoted husband and father based in New York City. Before playing in Sweden’s professional basketball league for the Solna Vikings, Marcus played Small Forward for the Towson Tigers, Towson...

Duration:00:29:37

Steve & Pasha Carter: America's Favorite Business Couple Talks Business, Family, and Leadership | 167

4/15/2019
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Anyone with the right work ethic, leadership skills, and dedication can build a multi-million dollar business. Our featured guests today are Steve and Pasha Carter. Pasha Carter is an NFL Cheerleader turned Multi-Millionaire, who took a $500 investment and turned it into a multi-million dollar empire. She’s an internationally sought after speaker, trainer and Direct Sales Expert. Steve Carter is a Howard University alum who also built a multi-million dollar networking business. Steve now...

Duration:01:03:25

T. Dallas Smith Discusses The 2%: African Americans in Commercial Real Estate (CRE) | 166

4/8/2019
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It’s not enough to just be the first or the largest, you have to pave the way for the next. Our featured guest today is T. Dallas Smith. Dallas is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at T. Dallas Smith & Company. He leads all new business development initiatives. His role includes overseeing all brokerage affairs related to the company and providing chief liaison services to key clients. Dallas began his commercial real estate career in 1982 at Atlanta Air Center Realty under the...

Duration:00:49:03

Stephen A. Hart: Develop Deep Roots Before You Soar | 165

4/1/2019
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"You’re going to have your valley moments. You’re going to fail. You’re going to hit road blocks and delays. When those seasons come about and they will, just keep going. Keep watering the seed you'd planted. Keep giving it good soil and sunshine. And just be patient. Have faith and believe in yourself and what’s to come" Today is a solo episode from your host, Stephen A. Hart. Stephen A. Hart is the founder of Isles Media, LLC, and a Brand Alignment Strategist who guides busy entrepreneurs...

Duration:00:24:57

Marisa Renee Lee: How You Can Help Someone During a Time of Crisis | 164

3/25/2019
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Discover this go-to resource that helps when something bad happens to someone that you care about — whether it’s death, a serious illness, divorce, or a miscarriage. Our featured guest today is Marisa Renee Lee. Marisa Renee Lee, Co-Founder of Supportal, a platform that makes it easier for you to respond when someone you care about is facing a life-changing challenge, is a cross-sector leader dedicated to engaging the private sector to solve public problems. Marisa previously served as the...

Duration:00:25:09

Mignon Francois: Turning $5 into a $10 million business | 163

3/18/2019
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"Little becomes much when you place it in the master's hands!" Our featured guest today is Mignon Francois. Mignon Francois is the Founder and CEO of The Cupcake Collection (TCC). While crunching numbers and creating the craze are amongst her job requirements, her favorite responsibilities within this role are giving hugs, listening, and mentoring her team and other up and coming entrepreneurs who seek after her grass roots experience. Using her “Follow Your Spirit” approach, Mignon...

Duration:01:09:01

Jas Boothe: How She's Helping Thousands of Homeless Women Veterans | 162

3/11/2019
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"Up until 2011, neither the VA or HUD even counted homeless women veterans as a homeless population. They didn't even know that they existed or tracked them!" Our featured guest today is Jas Boothe. Fmr. Army Major Jas Boothe is a Chicago Native, Disabled Veteran, Cancer Survivor, Filmmaker and Speaker who gave over 17 years of service to this great nation. Jas Boothe is the President and Founder of Final Salute Inc (www.finalsaluteinc.org); providing homeless women Veterans with safe and...

Duration:00:35:45