Podcast Junkies

Podcast Junkies

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.... Show More

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March 3, 2021 56 min

06:00 – Harry welcomes Neetal Parekh to the show to discuss her passion for yoga and how COVID-19 has impacted her business  

15:14 – Neetal speaks to what inspired her to pursue an education with a strong focus on social change and impact  

18:14 – Identifying companies with corporate social responsibility  

20:58 – Neetal’s experience as an Instructor of Social Enterprise  

22:12 – Neetal breaks down some of the jargon she uses in he...

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06:00 – Harry welcomes Shelby Stanger to the show to discuss her passion for surfing, writing and podcasting  

16:23 – What inspired Shelby to become a writer and Shelby’s podcast origin story  

25:19 – Early successes and challenges Shelby faced in the early phases of podcasting  

30:29 – How Shelby got involved with REI  

36:10 – Advice Shelby would give to aspiring podcast hosts and interviewers

41:49 – Harry and Shelby discuss the p...

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06:00 – Dustin Miller joins the show to share his background as a polymath, his passion for business and future tech and explains what a polymath is  

13:19 – Where Dustin came up with the idea for PolyInnovator and best practices for navigating his website  

16:52 – Dustin speaks to current projects he’s working on and what inspired him to start a podcast  

21:18 – How Dustin structures the content on his Polymath Podcast and how he’...

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06:00 – Harry welcomes Racheal Cook to the podcast to discuss her entrepreneurial journey, the Promote Yourself to CEO podcast and the Fired Up & Focused Challenge 

12:54 – Racheal speaks to how she was able to build such a loyal and interactive community and provides best practices for networking 

25:43 – Racheal opens up about her own struggles with burnout as an entrepreneur 

31:16 – Racheal talks about her self-care practice a...

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06:00 – Harry welcomes Stacey Simms to the podcast to discuss her podcast origin story, when she started creating content on the Internet and how that morphed into the Diabetes Connections podcast  

15:37 – Stacey speaks to her background in journalism including her fondest memory  

21:33 – Stacey shares the inspiration to start Diabetes Connections and the differences between radio and podcasting  

29:01 – Stacey explains why the top...

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06:00 – Harry welcomes Christine Blackburn back on the podcast to discuss her thoughts on the impact of COVID-19 and the growth of her podcast, Story Worthy

20:17 – The decision to launch new shows, such as Story Worthy Hour of Power  

30:28 – Christine speaks to the caliber of guests she’s had on her show and how remote interviewing has changed her approach and strategy  

35:17 – Highlights and takeaways from Christine’s presentation...

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January 14, 2021 55 min

06:00 – Stephanie Fuccio joins the podcast to share her podcasting origin story and her experience travelling and living in other countries 

15:55 – Stephanie speaks to what inspired her to start multiple other podcasts 

18:47 – Harry and Stephanie share how they have grown as podcast hosts and interviewers 

31:26 – Stephanie lists the incredible number of podcasts she’s working on 

35:17 – Stephanie shares the origin story behind Podc...

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06:00 – Hailey Rowe joins the podcast to discuss her entrepreneurial origin story, the first item she sold online and mentors who helped and inspired her along the way 

12:39 – Hailey reflects on how her resilience aided in her business success  

15:35 – Hailey points to a definitive moment of her early life that taught her a valuable lesson  

19:41 – Hailey’s entrepreneurial ‘Aha’ Moment and meaningful interactions she’s had with her...

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December 31, 2020 53 min

06:00 – Sarah St John joins the podcast to discuss her entrepreneurial journey, the value of using podcasts as a marketing tool and her book, Frugalpreneur  

16:41 – How Sarah decides what content and guests to include on Frugalpreneur  

27:30 – Sarah speaks to how she integrates affiliate marketing into her podcast  

31:48 – Sarah discusses the reception and feedback she’s gotten on her show  

35:15 – Sarah’s goals for the future of h...

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06:00 – Russ Johns joins the show to share his podcast origin story, his background in music and his experience with trauma and resilience 

18:32 – Russ speaks to the importance he places on kindness 

20:39 – The inspiration to start #PirateBroadcast and the decision to live stream content instead of recording it 

31:34 – Russ details the growth and progression he’s experienced as a podcast host and interviewer 

35:27 – Russ opens up a...

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06:00 – Maura Hughes joins the podcast to discuss the culture of MeetEdgar, the work she’s doing there and the impact that COVID-19 has had on her work  

12:25 – Maura shares her podcast origin story and the production of the MeetEdgar’s Social Post podcast  

21:29 – Maura speaks to the importance of making podcast content relatable for your audience  

25:14 – How Maura approaches ideas to make podcasts better  

30:18 – Maura provides ...

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06:00 – Liz Gannes joins the podcast to discuss her career trajectory and where her passion for journalism started 

14:36 – Liz shares her thoughts on the impact social media has had on society and, particular, how we consume news 

17:54 – Liz talks about her podcast origin story and how she consumes content 

22:12 – Liz opens up on how she earned a fellowship at Stanford University and the work she’s at 60db and Google 

34:45 – Liz sp...

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November 20, 2020 59 min

06:00 – Skye Pillsbury joins the podcast to share her podcast origin story 

14:30 – How Skye found her written voice and became a creator of compelling content 

18:41 – Skye and Harry discuss the power of the podcasting community and share what inspired them to start their own respective podcasts 

26:59 – Harry and Skye talks about the business of podcasting and Harry speaks to the preparation he puts into the production of his show 

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06:00 – Harry Morton joins the podcast to share his journey to entrepreneurship and how Covid-19 has impacted his business 

23:16 – Harry discusses the importance he placed on building a network of other business owners and lessons he’s learned throughout this process 

29:41 – Harry provides his thoughts on the podcast industry and the trends he’s observed recently 

34:33 – Harry speaks to challenges he’s faced producing his own podca...

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06:00 – Harry welcomes to the podcast, Ronsley Vaz who shares his podcast origin story and lessons he’s learned along the way  

16:29 – Ronsley talks about the inspiration to launch his company, Amplify and the We Are Podcast conference  

26:05 – Ronsley talks about the work he’s doing on his own podcast, Psychology of Entrepreneurship  

34:51 – Ronsley opens up about ...

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06:00 – Harry welcomes to the podcast, Heather Osgood who speaks to her background in radio ad sales, her podcast genesis story and the inspiration to start True Native Media 

11:46 – Heather provides best practices for those looking to monetize their podcasts 

18:13 – Heather talks about the work she’s doing on her own podcast, The Podcast Advertising Playbook 

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06:00 – Harry welcomes to the podcast, Arielle Nissenblatt who shares her background in podcasting, the inspiration to start a podcast-themed newsletter and her latest role as Community Manager at SquadCast 

18:30 – Arielle speaks to how her career in podcasting evolved over time 

27:21 – Arielle discusses previous roles she has held in the podcast industry and the most important lessons she’s learned 

37:30 – What community means to ...

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September 23, 2020 56 min

06:00 – Harry welcomes to the podcast, Mollie McGlocklin who shares her background in sleep optimization, her podcast genesis story and lessons she has learned throughout her journey 

11:59 – What Mollie has learned from being a guest on multiple podcasts and how she has applied that to her own show 

16:28 – Mollie speaks to how she originally got involved in sleep optimization 

23:52 – Mollie lists some common issues people have with...

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06:00 – Harry welcomes to the podcast, Brad Hart who shares his background and roots as well as his thoughts on the impact of Covid-19 

18:15 – The genesis story of how Brad got involved in digital marketing and his book, 8-Minute Mastermind

24:25 – Brad’s opens up about his own personal journey of discovery and shares an amazing story of giving back 

31:59 – Brad speaks to how he started his own podcast, Make More Marbles 

35:40 – Bra...

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06:01 – Harry welcomes to the podcast, Jordan Gass-Poore' who shares her experience as an investigative journalist, her fascination with audio as a medium and her early career aspirations 

13:52 – Jordan recalls her favorite college radio story that she ever covered 

20:39 – Jordan speaks to the premise of the horror comedy podcast she was pitching 

24:15 – How Jordan honed her skill of creating compelling audio content 

28:30 – Jo...

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