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021: Walking Through Doors to the Biggest Law Firm in the World | Phil White

Phil White's success goes beyond being a partner at the largest law firm in the world. His inspirational story is one from rags to riches, one about a student athlete, one about an incredible transformation from poor student to making straight A's. Guest Biography Phil White, who serves as the global co-leader of Dentons' Transportation and Infrastructure practice, is recognized as one of the world's leading authorities on the construction and engineering sector and particularly in...

Duration: 00:55:50

020: Inspiring Growth Story of Maui Brewing Company | Garrett Marrero

Garrett Marrero and wife Melanie Oxley poured determination and long hours into building Maui Brewing Company and were named 2017's Small Business Association's Small Business Persons of the Year. Guest Biography Garrett Marrero is Co-founder & CEO of Maui Brewing Co. Garrett makes sure to drink the local beer everywhere he travels. For him, great beer reveals elements of the personality of a place and, hopefully, reflects a vibrant part of the local economy. It’s also the reason why, on...

Duration: 00:56:20

IM 019: The Best of 2017, Part 2

Interviews with Gerald Zingraf, Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, Kyle Winey, Sarah Von Bargen, and Colin O'Brady. In this final show of 2017, we've selected excerpts from some of our favorite interviews that highlight money lessons and valuable takeaways. If you haven't had time to listen to all of the Inspired Money episodes, tune in to see which shows deserve your attention. I hope this episode motivates and inspires you going into the new year! Show notes:...

Duration: 00:28:29

018: The Best of 2017, Part 1

Interview with Jim Kimo West, Gret Glyer, Dee-1, Bishop Jack Spong, and Linus Roache. Can you believe that it's almost 2018? The Inspired Money podcast has been going since September 1, and I've learned a lot. I hope you have too. In today's episode, we've selected excerpts from interviews that highlight money lessons and valuable takeaways. If you haven't had time to listen to all of the Inspired Episodes, tune in to hear some of my favorite interviews. I hope it motivates and inspires...

Duration: 00:22:49

017: Setting Small Goals to Achieve the Extraordinary | Colin O'Brady

Two-time world record holder, Colin O’Brady embodies what it means to overcome obstacles, test limits, dream big, set goals, and never give up. Apply his lessons to your money and anything you do. Guest Biography A two-time world record holder, Colin O'Brady has spent the last two decades as an elite endurance athlete. Raised in Portland, Oregon Colin spent his childhood exploring the mountains of the Pacific Northwest and cultivated a passion for adventure in the outdoors. Colin was a...

Duration: 00:58:30

016: An Unconventional Path to Betting On Female Founders | Jesse Draper

Jesse Draper is a 4th generation venture capitalist, founding partner of Halogen Ventures, and host of Emmy nominated,“The Valley Girl Show.” Guest Biography Jesse Draper is founding partner of Halogen Ventures as well as creator and host of 2015 Emmy nominated television series, “The Valley Girl Show”. Draper is a 4th generation venture capitalist focused on early stage investing in female founded consumer technology. Her portfolio includes Laurel & Wolf, Carbon38, Naya Health,...

Duration: 00:45:00

IM 015: Thanks, Gratitude, and Our Kids | The Wang Family

I spent Thanksgiving at home with my family so this episode features my three kids... Sabrina, Jackson, and Kristina. This week's episode features three very special guests, our kids! With the Thanksgiving holiday, I did not have time to edit interviews. And my kids have been interested in being on the Inspired Money podcast after listening to many episodes in my car and helping me to select the theme music. It's always interesting to hear what thoughts are going on in their heads; and...

Duration: 00:23:41

014: The Unstoppable Rise of Soccer's Super-Rich Owners | James Montague

James Montague is author of The Billionaires Club, a book about the one per cent; the super-rich, the billionaire class who now control football. Guest Biography James Montague is a journalist and author who writes for the New York Times, CNN, GQ and World Soccer. His first book When Friday Comes: Football in the War Zone won him Best New Writer at the 2009 British Sports Book of the Year Awards and has recently been updated and reissued. He was described in Sports Illustrated as 'The...

Duration: 01:01:56

013: How to Create Side Hustles That Can Outearn Your Full-Time Job | Gerald Zingraf

This week, we talk to product manager, software developer, and entrepreneur Gerald Zingraf who runs multiple businesses and has a full-time job. Guest Biography Gerald Zingraf is a full-time product manager at a software company and part time entrepreneur with a handful of side hustles. He has created Date to Door, a subscription box company, to help bring creative date to the homes of busy couples. He then created CubeFit, an ecommerce store, with the goal of creating a healthy office...

Duration: 00:52:18

012: Outspoken Advocate for Civil Rights in the Episcopal Church | Bishop John Shelby Spong

John Shelby Spong, whose books have sold more than a million copies, was bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark for 24 years before his retirement in 2001. Guest Biography John Shelby Spong, whose books have sold more than a million copies, was bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark for 24 years before his retirement in 2001. His admirers acclaim him as a teaching bishop who makes contemporary theology accessible to the ordinary layperson — he’s considered the champion of an...

Duration: 00:42:37

011: Math Teacher Turned Hip Hop Artist Performs to Change Lives | Dee-1

New Orleans native David Augustine, aka Dee-1, didn’t start rapping until he was enrolled at Louisiana State University, but he proved to be a quick study. He released his first two mixtapes during the mid-2000s. The year he graduated from LSU and began teaching mathematics at a middle school, he released his third mixtape. In 2009, the same year he opted to stop teaching and focus on music, he self-released David & Goliath, his proper debut album, throughout which he maintained his down...

Duration: 00:29:38

010: How to Look at Money in Terms of Happy | Sarah Von Bargen

Sarah Von Bargen provides tips to help you make better money choices by viewing your spending through a lens of happiness. Guest Biography Sarah Von Bargen is a writer, teacher, and blogger. She started Yes and Yes, her "lifestyle blog for smart, funny people" in 2008, and has built an audience of 13,000+ daily readers and been featured in places like LifeHacker, Problogger, Glamour,, and many others. Sarah created an e-course about money + happiness and another one about...

Duration: 00:49:30

IM 009: From Gang-banger to Making Music with Purpose | L.T. Smooth

Award-winning musician, L.T. Smooth not only performs for audiences around the world but also meets with youth in schools and in prison, in an effort to provide hope, guidance, and love. Today, he's building the Heart of Music Academy, a 501(c)(3), to help troubled youth through music in Kona, Hawaiʻi. Guest Biography Virtuoso slack key guitarist Leon Toomata, better known by his stage name L.T. Smooth, has overcome many obstacles on his journey to the concert stage. In his own words, “I...

Duration: 00:53:22

008: How to Hack College and Land Your Dream Job | Kyle Winey

Kyle Winey, author of the book HACKiversity, shares practical tips for students including how to select a school, best majors, and tactics to land your dream job upon graduation. Guest Biography Kyle Winey is an author dedicated to improving the way students approach college. Best known for his uber-effective college approach, Kyle's book - HACKiversity - has helped many students achieve more by doing less in college. This means less student loans and fewer hours spent in the library,...

Duration: 00:58:39

IM 007: An Actor's Spiritual Path to Success and Happiness

Golden Globe nominated Linus Roach discusses money, growing up in a family of actors, the celebrity of his father William Roache, fulfillment, happiness, and more. Guest Biography Linus Roache is a British actor, probably best known for his roles as Michael Cutter on Law and Order and Thomas Wayne in Batman Begins. In 1975, Roache appeared in Coronation Street playing Peter Barlow, the son of his father's character Ken Barlow. Roache is also a past member of the Royal Shakespeare...

Duration: 01:02:52

006b: [BONUS] How to Protect Yourself After the Massive Equifax Hack | Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

In this bonus episode, Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®, talks about what you should do to protect yourself from the Equifax hack. Be sure to listen to Lynnette's episode: IM 006: An Entrepreneur’s Journey From Journalist to The Money Coach | Lynnette Khalfani-Cox Guest Biography Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach® , is a personal finance expert, television and radio personality, and the author of numerous books, including the New York Times bestseller Zero Debt: The...

Duration: 00:17:57

006: An Entrepreneur's Journey From Journalist to The Money Coach | Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

Award winning Wall Street Journal reporter for CNBC, Lynnette Khalfani-Cox took the entrepreneurial leap to becoming The Money Coach®, a "financial educator." She is her own boss and has built a hugely successful personal brand. Guest Biography Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach® , is a personal finance expert, television and radio personality, and the author of numerous books, including the New York Times bestseller Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom. Lynnette once...

Duration: 00:52:26

005 How to Start and Sustain an Interfaith Movement for Hope and Peace | Alison Van Dyk

Alison Van Dyk has dedicated much of her life and resources to advocating for interfaith education. She wants to inspire people to love each other and care about each other. Guest Biography Alison Van Dyk is Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Temple of Understanding, one of the world’s first international interfaith organizations. She grew up under the eye of Juliet Hollister, an interfaith pioneer who founded the Temple. Professionally, Alison holds graduate degrees in...

Duration: 00:53:00

004: Helping Entrepreneurs and Minority Owned Businesses | Terrence Clark

Terrence Clark heads the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, one of the 23 councils within the National Minority Supplier Development Council network. The Council brings together more than 900 certified minority owned businesses and more than 120 corporate members for new business opportunities. He has dedicated his 30 year career to helping entrepreneurs, minority owned businesses, and small business enterprises to grow and prosper. Guest Biography As President...

Duration: 00:46:18

003: Transforming a Passion for Ping Pong into Big Business | Franck Raharinosy

Meet Franck Raharinosy, an entrepreneur and ping pong player who has worked in event production, media, fashion, hospitality, writing, and film. When talking to him, it doesn't take long to realize that passion drives his actions, and he strives to make a positive difference in the world. He co-founded SPiN ping pong social clubs with best friend Jonathan Bricklin, Andrew Gordon, and Susan Sarandon. Guest Biography Franck Raharinosy is a socially-driven entrepreneur and co-founder of the...

Duration: 00:47:43

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