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Heather Vickery is a transformational life + business coach and wedding planner with over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and successful business owner. Heather double majored in English and Theatre at Wittenberg University, founded the American Cancer Society’s “Young Professionals Board” in Chicago, created the eleven eleven WEDDING Giveaway, and is the current President of The Children’s School Board of Directors and a bard member for the About Face Theater in Chicago. Heather is passionate about education, youth and LGBTQ outreach. Her greatest treasures are her four daughters. She is passionate about creating positive change for her clients and helping them tap into their own position of power.

She is passionate about helping people identify and tap into their personal power.
How do we quiet the voices, set action plans and then take action. Everyone has a powerful voice.

Episode 158

Annalisa Parent is a writing coach, author and podcaster. She helps writers start, finish, and bring to publication writing in all genres. Annalisa believes in helping writers to see what they do well through positive reinforcement, then moving them through activities that help them to see not only areas in which the writing could be stronger, but specifically how to move it in that direction.

She has an upbeat personality, am eloquent 99.8% of the time, and can discuss anything from fiscal policy to sparkly unicorns.

We chat about staying positive in light of how difficult it is to get published.

Episode 159

VentureFuel, Inc. provides national advertising sales representation for new technology and emerging media companies.

VentureFuel curates the best and most disruptive platforms and represents them to Fortune 500 advertisers and their agencies. The company provides revenue generation, brand positioning, ad package creation and other consulting services to build elite sales organizations to execute first-to-market charter deals and fuel the growth of the new ventures. The company was founded by Fred Schonenberg, who has over 15 years of high growth sales experience, introducing new media formats, and first-to-market products to the ad marketplace. Learn more at

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Fred is the Founder of VentureFuel where he is blazing a path for emerging media and new technology platforms to partner with blue chip brands like Microsoft, USA Networks, and Anheuser Busch, to name a few. He also had a hand in this summer’s coolest attraction, The Museum of Ice Cream. He has 15+ years of high growth media sales experience, introducing new media formats and first-to-market products to the ad marketplace. Known for his award-winning creative solutions and ability to forge strategic partnerships to drive revenue, Fred has deep relationships throughout the advertising industry, from top CMOs & brand managers, to agency presidents, planners and buyers across mobile, online, print, TV, experiential and out-of-home.

He is a frequent speaker at industry events such as SXSW, Ad Tech, Advertising Week, Offline Summit, Lightbox Lab, Recess Music & Ideas Festival, IAB Digital Leadership Program, etc. He is also an industry thought-leader published in everything from The Huffington Post, Campaign, MediaPost, The Drum, Media Daily News,, The Mobile Insider, Modern Marketing Exchange, etc.

Before founding VentureFuel, Fred was the EVP of National Sales for Zoom Media & Marketing where he guided the video-centric selling strategies that built Zoom into the largest fitness digital media company in the world as well as the most successful nightlife network. His sales team was rated #1 in the industry by digital agencies and strategic planners.How can early stage companies accelerate their revenue?

Twitter: @vfinsights, @FredSchonenberg

Positive Phil Show is a daily podcast hosted by Entertainment Consultant Positive Phil.

Daily Podcast Interviews With Positive and Inspiring Entrepreneurs

The program primarily consists of interviews with positive people and thought leaders, as well as others in the social, business and entertainment community.

Strategies, Advice and Stories to Inspire Your Life and Business

Inspirational messages to people everywhere as a contribution toward promoting good values, good role models and a better life.

We welcome passionate and positive people…

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Episode 160

A driven entrepreneur passionate about building a one-of-kind company, Jill Nelson has grown Ruby Receptionists into a four-time winner of FORTUNE magazine’s top five Best Small Companies to Work for, and a Portland Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies in Oregon recipient for the past nine years. Since founding the company in 2003, Jill has led Ruby to double-digit revenue growth every year, and last year sold the majority share of Ruby to Updata Partners out of Washington D.C.

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About the Author
Positive Phil is a motivational keynote speaker & start-up consultant. Focusing on revenue generation & new business acquisitions. Founder & CEO @Audio inc. Business developer since age 12. Public Company Start up CEO, $investor -Public speaker #podcaster #motivator Enjoying life.