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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

Rohan Gilkes: From Zero to $10 million in revenue in 4 years | 145

11/12/2018
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Rohan Gilkes is a serial entrepreneur who has built several multi-million dollar companies in a few short years. He was recently voted one of the 100 most influential African Americans by the Root and has been recognized by the Obama White House for his work in entrepreneurship. Rohan has developed and presented business case studies for Catholic University and Northwestern University's MBA programs. In addition, he is a regular speaker at startup conferences, and is a member of the Young...

Duration:00:42:08

Kwame Christian: How to Use Compassionate Curiosity to Find Confidence in Conflict | 144

11/5/2018
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Kwame Christian is a business lawyer, an accomplished Ted Talk speaker and founder of the American Negotiation Institute. Kwame hosts a podcast called Negotiate Anything where he shares powerful persuasion techniques. Buy Kwame's New Book: Nobody Will Play With Me: How to Use Compassionate Curiosity to Find Confidence in Conflict by Kwame Christian Book Description: It doesn’t make sense to give recipes to people who are afraid to get in the kitchen. The best things in life often lie on the...

Duration:00:31:35

Black Men and Boys Matter | 143

10/29/2018
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BLACK MEN AND BOYS MATTER. They are assets to our communities and our country. As a nation, we cannot truly prosper when any group of people is excluded and forced to exist on the fringes of society. The well-being of Black men and boys has a direct influence on the strength of our families, communities and our nation as a whole. 2018 MARKS THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY of the Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA). Launched in 2008 as a three-year initiative at the Open Society Foundations, CBMA...

Duration:00:17:03

Torie Weiston-Serdan: Young People Deserve the Best of Us |142

10/22/2018
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Investing in young people in a critical way is important. We can't move our work forward if we aren't moving young people forward. Torie Weiston-Serdan is a scholar and practitioner with over eleven years of teaching and youth programming experience. She received her Ph.D. in Education from Claremont Graduate University at the age of 30 and has dedicated her life and career to teaching and mentoring young people in her community. She does extensive work with community-based organizations in...

Duration:00:29:53

Nicole Walters: How to Leverage your Work Experience and Promotion Opportunities for Your Future Business | 141

10/15/2018
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After over 10 years as a powerhouse sales executive at Fortune 500 companies, Nicole Walters quit her job live on Periscope in front of 10,000 people to start her own business. Less than one year later, she’d grown The Monetized Life™ into a transformative lifestyle brand and helped hundreds of entrepreneurs generate millions in revenue. Through online courses, consulting and networking, Nicole teaches everyday entrepreneurs how to use the strategies she mastered in the corporate world to...

Duration:00:34:27

Joshua Dubois: Entrepreneurship at the Intersection of Faith, Family, and Politics

10/8/2018
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Joshua DuBois is one of our country’s top voices on community partnerships, religion in the public square, and issues impacting African Americans. Joshua led the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships in President Obama’s first term and was called the President’s “Pastor-in-Chief” by TIME Magazine. Joshua is the author of the bestselling book, The President’s Devotional: The Daily Readings that Inspired President Obama, a compilation of the devotional meditations he...

Duration:00:43:05

Nicole Roberts Jones: How to Bankroll Your Brilliance and Align Your Purpose with Your Paycheck | 139

10/1/2018
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BEFORE NICOLE ROBERTS JONES WAS A BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER AND CEO OF FIERCE FACTOR LAB, she was an entrepreneur, who was struggling to make ends meet -- for 17 years! When she finally hired a coach, working with her showed Nicole why she wasn't making money in her business. "Once I got clear on my gift and stopped trying to be like everybody else, things changed," she says. In just one year, Nicole went from making $13,000 a year in her business to making $200,000 a year...

Duration:00:39:38

Sterling and Stephen Carter: Keys to Multi-Million Dollar Business Success | 138

9/24/2018
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There are many businesses that begin between siblings. There are many success stories and probably many more untold failures of these types of businesses. If you'd like to learn from a sibling duo that is thriving, you'll want to listen to today's featured guests, Stephen Carter and Sterling Carter of Sterling Staffing Solutions. Sterling Staffing Solutions, headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas, and founded in 2011, staffs more than 800 employees and contractors throughout Texas and Oklahoma...

Duration:00:51:16

Joshua Esnard: How To Build A Business Around Your Invention ... 15 Years Later | 137

9/17/2018
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Are you interested in building a business based on your invention or idea? So am I. I interviewed business man Joshua Esnard for this week's episode. Joshua Esnard was formerly a 13-year-old who was sick of his father's haircuts and unable to get to the barbershop. The St. Lucia-native is now the Inventor/CEO of The Cut Buddy, the beard and haircut grooming template, that rode the wave of internet virality to become a #1 Best-Seller on Amazon, featured in GQ and Forbes, and a deal with...

Duration:00:49:56

Janice Bryant Howroyd: Giving Yourself Permission To Build Your Billion Dollar Brand | 136

9/10/2018
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Our guest today is Janice Bryant-Howroyd. She is a businesswoman, entrepreneur, educator, ambassador, author, mentor and Presidential Special Appointee. Janice is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The ActOne Group, a global leader providing customized cutting edge solutions in the human resources industry. She's currently listed at #54 in the Forbes 2018 list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women. In 2014, she was recognized by Black Enterprise as the first black woman to own and...

Duration:00:44:25

Chazz Scott: Obtaining Mental Resilience by Intentional Positive Thinking | 135

9/3/2018
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What are you saying to yourself to overcome your challenges, to push yourself beyond your human potential, to find your purpose and to really push yourself to who you were meant to be? My guest on today's episode is Charles (Chazz) Scott, a published writer, motivational speaker, and an accomplished computer security technologist from Ellicott City, Maryland. He holds both a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science and a Master’s of Science degree in Information Assurance from...

Duration:00:35:05

Tiffany F. Southerland: 5 Ways To Increase Your Career Confidence

8/27/2018
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Tiffany F. Southerland is a career coach and founder of Four Corners Coaching, host of How Does She Do It podcast and helps individuals identify their gifts and strengths.

Duration:00:27:41

Keisha Smith-Jeremie: What Makes Great Leaders Great | 133

8/20/2018
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Keisha Smith-Jeremie shares 3 leadership gems in today's replay. Especially valuable episode for those in corporate leadership.

Duration:00:37:34

Your Core Message is The Bridge Between Who You Are and Who You Are Serving | 132

8/13/2018
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To effectively brand yourself, you must WHO YOU ARE and know WHO YOU ARE SERVING.

Duration:00:28:19

Stephen A. Hart: How To Develop Your Personal Brand Blueprint | 131

8/6/2018
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I am a Brand Alignment Strategist, and what that means is that I help individuals create their amazing personal brand and an impressive digital footprint. If you’re interested in learning more about my upcoming Brand You Academy, sign up now: stephenahart.com/brandyou

Duration:00:31:21

Dre Baldwin: The Power of Showing Up and Being Relentless (Pon De Replay) | 130

7/30/2018
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Dre Baldwin is the world’s only Work On Your Game expert. A 9-year international professional basketball player, Dre teaches Mental Toughness, Self-Confidence and Self-Discipline to athletes, entrepreneurs and business professionals. On YouTube since 2006, Dre’s content has been viewed over 39 million times by 120,000 subscribers.

Duration:00:40:13

Minda Harts: 3 Timeless Tips To Make The Most of The Rest of Your Year | 128

7/16/2018
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We have 6 months left in this year to figure out what the rest of this year will look like for us. How far are you willing to go to get your goals accomplished? What can you do to knock off a couple of things that you wanted to get done by the end of this year? It’s time to take control and get to your desired state! We’ve got a really short but powerful episode for you today. My sista from anotha mista, Ms. Minda Harts is on today. Minda is the host of the Secure The Seat Podcastand...

Duration:00:10:14

Donald C. Kelly: 5 Tips To Effectively Sell Yourself | 127

7/9/2018
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Our very first guest ever on the Trailblazers.FM podcast, Mr. Donald C. Kelly is back and here for yet another first on the podcast. Today, we are trying something brand new. I've asked Donald to do our very first masterclass style episode, where he's dropping some mission fuel directly with you. For those of you that aren't familiar, Donald C. Kelly is the host of The Sales Evangelist podcast, which has over 800 published podcast episodes and has featured some amazing folks in sales and...

Duration:00:25:42

3 Lessons I Learned From Our First 10 Years of Marriage | 126

7/2/2018
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This past week, Kristin and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary, and I've decided to share 3 lessons that have helped us to not only survive, but thrive at the completion of our first complete decade of marriage. And if you’re single, I hope these nuggets of wisdom give you insight into things you might want to begin working on in your current or next relationship.

Duration:00:16:54