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Hi, I’m Positive Phil. I spend my time interviewing super incredible leaders, entrepreneurs & individuals who are altering the world, just to share their amazing journey with you. Engaging interviews with famous people, celebrities, athletes, authors, spiritual educators, thought leaders, as well as others in the social, business, and entertainment industries. Episodes feature high-profile guests from various backgrounds who share personal stories, tips, and techniques to help you improve your own life.

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Hi, I’m Positive Phil. I spend my time interviewing super incredible leaders, entrepreneurs & individuals who are altering the world, just to share their amazing journey with you. Engaging interviews with famous people, celebrities, athletes, authors, spiritual educators, thought leaders, as well as others in the social, business, and entertainment industries. Episodes feature high-profile guests from various backgrounds who share personal stories, tips, and techniques to help you improve your own life.

    Real Estate Billionaire & New York Times Best Selling Author Craig Hall is on the Positive Phil Show

    Real Estate Billionaire & New York Times Best Selling Author Craig Hall is on the Positive Phil Show

    Craig Hall is an entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, vintner and philanthropist. He formed HALL Group in 1968 at age 18 with $4,000 saved from small ventures that began at age 10. Today, HALL Group’s diversified business interests include active operations in commercial real estate ownership, development and management, structured financial lending, winemaking and early- stage investments in promising startups.

    Now, a self-made billionaire and author -Boom: Bridging the Opportunity Gap to Reignite Startups

    www.reignitestartups.com


    Hall actively supports new entrepreneurs, nurtures young startups and often speaks publicly about the importance of encouraging entrepreneurship worldwide. Together with his wife Kathryn Hall, he funded the Fulbright – Kathryn and Craig Hall Distinguished Chair for Entrepreneurship to teach entrepreneurship in Eastern Europe. Hall also founded the Dallas Regional Office of NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship). He is the author of seven published books, including his most recent, BOOM: Bridging the Opportunity Gap to Reignite Startups, which was published on May 14, 2019.

    Hall has made it a lifelong mission to put people first – those in the community, those whom he employs, and those whom his business affects. Hall strongly believes that entrepreneurship is a catalyst that makes a difference both today and in the future, and intends to leave the world better than he found it. This is a philosophy he has been putting into action for 50 years, both in business and through his family foundation, established in 1977.

    Hall and his companies are often recognized for significant achievements and civic and charitable contributions. In 2006, Hall received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mortgage Bankers Association. In 2007, Hall was named a lifetime member of the prestigious Horatio Alger Association for Distinguished Americans and was inducted into the North Texas Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame and the Entrepreneurs Foundation of North Texas’ Ring of Honor. He was named the 2013 Dallas Real Estate Executive of the Year and in 2016 he was inducted into the Junior Achievement of Dallas Business Hall of Fame. In 2017, Hall and his wife Kathryn were co-awarded the 2017 “Master Entrepreneur of the Year” award for the Southwest Region from the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year program. In 2019, Hall was received the Pioneer Award from D CEO magazine for his contribution to the Dallas real estate community, and in the same year he also was recognized with the Business Council for the Arts Obelisk Award for his partnership with and service to the arts community.

    Hall has served on the Board of Trustees of the American University in Bulgaria, the American-Austrian Fulbright Board and the Board of the Horatio Alger Association for Distinguished Americans.

    From the perspective of a seasoned entrepreneur with experience in diverse industries—from software, to real estate, to winemaking—Hall provides his expert evaluation on the challenges facing entrepreneurs today. After careful analysis defining the current environment for startups, Hall optimistically concludes with specific strategies for go-getters to successfully bridge the opportunity gap. We can, and must, reverse these trends in order to level the playing field for entrepreneurs to safeguard the future of the American Dream.

    * Declining entrepreneurship: What does it mean for the future of work and our economy and how can we solve this crisis? 

    * The Millennial problem: What challenges does this generation face and how can we lift the burden for millennials so that they pursue startups? 

    * Women and minority-led startups: How can we provide more opportunity for women and minority-led startups and increase their visibility? 

    * Democratizing entrepreneurship: What is the role of policymakers in the...

    • 21 min
    Jigar Shah, Alternative Energy Entrepreneur is on the Positive Phil Show

    Jigar Shah, Alternative Energy Entrepreneur is on the Positive Phil Show

    Jigar Shah is the director of the Loan Programs Office in the US Department of Energy. Shah gained prominence as an American clean energy entrepreneur, author and podcast host. Shah is known for work to create and advocate for market-driven solutions to climate change. Wikipedia

    Generate Capital, Inc. operates as a specialty finance company. The company builds, owns, operates, and finances infrastructure assets for energy storage, solar PV, solar thermal, energy efficiency, biomass, agriculture, and wastewater sectors. The company offers standard financial products, such as asset backed lending, project finance, and asset warehouses and other short-term financing, as well as products custom-tailored products. It serves technology manufacturers, project developers, and contractors or integrators. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California

    Mr. Jigar Shah serves as Co-Founder and President at Generate Capital, Inc. He co-founded the firm in 2014. Mr. Shah serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Jigar Shah Consulting. He serves as a Director of Empower Energies, Inc. Mr. Shah serves as an Advisor of CleanChoice Energy, Inc. and EGG-energy, Inc. He has been an Independent Director of Sustainable Power Group, LLC since August 2014. Mr. Shah has been a Director of New York State Energy Research and Development


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    The Positive Phil Podcast Show, a podcast, available on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, where Positive Phil talks about personal stories, events and engaging interviews; with famous people, celebrities, athletes, authors, spiritual educators, thought leaders, as well as others in the social, business and entertainment industry.

    Airing on over 300 digital channels, including iHeart Radio, Spotify, StitcherFm, Google Podcast and published online via RSS feeds globally. (metrics, guests, info)

    The show has been around for almost 4 years and is one of the most popular podcast shows on the internet in the business-motivation space.

    Professional radio, tv, podcast host and producer from San Diego California. We have a large national following on digital media channels, with our popular podcast and network of shows. Airing on iHeart Media, iTunes, Spotify, Spreaker, Stitcher, PlayerFM and over 200 additional media channels.

    https://www.positivephil.com

    About Generate Capital
    www.generatecapital.com

    • 13 min
    Gary Michelson is on the Positive Phil Show.

    Gary Michelson is on the Positive Phil Show.

    Gary Michelson is on the show....

    Dr. Gary Michelson is a board certified orthopedic spinal surgeon, inventor of more than 990 patents throughout the world, the founder and funder of three private foundations, recipient of numerous awards, and among a small group of individuals to ever be inducted into both the National Inventors Hall of Fame and the National Academy of Inventors.
    SOCIAL LINKS (twitter, facebook, linkedin) if applicable:
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    20MM Foundation:
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    www.facebook.com/Michelson20MM
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    Found Animals Foundation:
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    Dr. Gary Michelson is a board-certified orthopedic spinal surgeon and a Diplomat of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, as well as an inventor, entrepreneur, philanthropist and humane advocate. As a child, Dr. Michelson was always coloring outside the lines, infinitely curious about how things worked, and uncommonly sensitive to the needs of others. Raised by his mother and grandmother in Philadelphia, he was exposed to spinal disorders at a young age—his grandmother suffered from Syringomyelia, a debilitating spinal deformity. The disruption of the nervous system caused by this disease allowed his grandmother’s hand, resting on a hot stove, to catch fire without her noticing. Witnessing this was a pivotal event in Dr. Michelson’s young life, where he began formulating a plan to help people afflicted with similar infirmities.

    Despite his modest upbringing, Dr. Michelson worked his way through Temple University and medical school at Drexel University, and following a successful surgical fellowship at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, entered private practice in California as an orthopedic surgeon specializing in spinal surgery. Over the next 25 years, he became world-renowned as a surgical innovator and the most prolific inventor in medical history, with over 990 patents worldwide issued to date.

    In the field of spinal surgery, where outcomes were unpredictable and recovery could be long and painful, Dr. Michelson’s revolutionary advancements in procedures, instruments and implants consistently led to better patient outcomes, and significantly reduced post-surgical pain, blood loss, complications and recovery time. The surgical techniques and materials developed by Dr. Michelson remain the industry standard around the world.

    In 2005, after selling his patents to Medtronic, the world’s largest medical device company, those proceeds, together with the resolution of related intellectual property litigation, earned Dr. Michelson a place on the Forbes 400 as a self-made billionaire. The litigation, which established new precedents in the field of patent law, later became a stimulus for Dr. Michelson to create a comprehensive textbook on the subject (The Intangible Advantage: Understanding Intellectual Property in the New Economy), which he released digitally free of charge. Later, he developed an undergraduate college course, The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Intellectual Property, which has been adopted by many colleges and universities throughout the country.

    This inspired Dr. Michelson to create the Michelson 20MM Foundation (formerly, Twenty Million Minds Foundation), funding the dissemination of free, peer-reviewed, openly-licensed digital textbooks for essential college general education courses. These textbooks, now in use in half of all U.S. colleges and universities, and more than 70 countries, have already saved students hundreds of millions of dollars. Among its related initiatives, 20MM also provides digital textbooks for the remedial education of individuals serving time...

    • 26 min
    Jeff Webb Built a Multi-Billion Dollar Cheerleading Brand While Enhancing an Entire Industry, "Cheerleading Entrepreneur"

    Jeff Webb Built a Multi-Billion Dollar Cheerleading Brand While Enhancing an Entire Industry, "Cheerleading Entrepreneur"

    Jeff Webb, President of the International Cheer Union, the Founder of Varsity Spirit, and the father of modern cheerleading over the course of his 40-year business journey has gone from starting his cheerleading company out of his apartment in 1974 to securing it as an official Olympic sport 2021.

    https://cheerunion.org/

    Ambitious leaders share their setbacks & successes during their journey. If you are looking for another way to stay motivated in life, be sure to subscribe to our episodes.

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    • 19 min
    WEBULL.COM CEO, a Commission Free Trading Platform with 10M Stock Investors is on the Positive Phil Show

    WEBULL.COM CEO, a Commission Free Trading Platform with 10M Stock Investors is on the Positive Phil Show

    Anthony Denier is the CEO of Webull, a commission-free trading platform with over 10M users worldwide. For background, Webull offers online stock trading, ETF trading, real time market quotes, and comprehensive market data from more than 100 exchanges and 90 countries.

    It is a financial company with the customer at heart, the internet as its foundation, and technology as its lifeblood. It is committed to synergizing technology with finance by providing reliable, professional, intelligent and efficient products and services.

    Website: https://www.webull.com

    The Positive Phil Podcast Show, a podcast, available on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, where Positive Phil talks about personal stories, events and engaging interviews; with famous people, celebrities, athletes, authors, spiritual educators, thought leaders, as well as others in the social, business and entertainment industry.

    Airing on over 300 digital channels, including iHeart Radio, Spotify, StitcherFm, Google Podcast and published online via RSS feeds globally. (metrics, guests, info)

    The show has been around for almost 4 years and is one of the most popular podcast shows on the internet in the business-motivation space.

    Professional radio, tv, podcast host and producer from San Diego California. We have a large national following on digital media channels, with our popular podcast and network of shows. Airing on iHeart Media, iTunes, Spotify, Spreaker, Stitcher, PlayerFM and over 200 additional media channels.

    https://www.positivephil.com

    • 24 min
    Motivate Yourself to Make Positive Changes!

    Motivate Yourself to Make Positive Changes!

    Motivate Yourself to Make Positive Changes!

    Inspiring conversations behind how people grow business, movements, ideas & a bit about civic grace. Hi, I'm Positive Phil.

    https://www.positivephil.com

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