#34 – Personal Crime, Addiction, Life Recovery and Endless Wisdom with Rabbi Mark Borovitz Rabbi Mark, is located in Los Angeles, California and, with being officially ordained in 2000 at the University of Judaism with a master’s in Rabbinic Literature, is a spiritual leader, CEO and the author of Finding Recovery and Yourself in Torah: A Daily Spiritual Path to Wholeness combining his knowledge of Torah and street smarts to help recovering addicts find their way in the world. Mark is not your typical Rabbi. Before he took to the Torah, he was a mobster, gangster, con man, gambler, thief and a drunk. It wasn’t until he spent time in prison and had a moment of divine intervention that saved his life. Today, Rabbi Mark is the Senior Rabbi at Beit Shoovah in Los Angeles, the House of Return synagogue and rehabilitation facility for addicts of all kinds, as well as an advocate for criminal rehabilitation and acclamation. He has become the driving force for wellness to Hollywood’s elite like music industry powerhouse Jimmy Iovine who refers to Rabbi Mark as a confidant and spiritual guide.
#33 – Company Acquisition, Startup Tips and Focus Goals with Moran Pober Moran is located in Televiv, Israel and is a former Israel Defense Forces soldier, an Israeli businessman, investor, founder of ABD Assets, a leading international investment group and has had extensive dealings with many other entrepreneurial projects. Moran has been involved in many companies including iTips, a Top 100 app in 100 stores around the world including the US, Canada, and the UK. Other than the previous mentioned ventures, Moran has also carried out extensive consulting assignments with many companies and is now on the hunt for acquisitions of companies he can help turnaround, merge, or help grow towards exit/IPO.
#32 – Psychology, Obesity, and the Correct Mental Balance of Food with Dr. Glenn Livingston Dr. Glenn, a veteran psychologist, is located in Portland, Oregon and is the author of the book Never Binge Again as well as the long time CEO of a multi-million dollar consulting firm which has serviced several Fortune 500 clients in the food industry. Disillusioned by what traditional psychology had to offer the overweight and/or food obsessed male, Dr. Glenn spent several decades researching the nature of bingeing and overeating by working with his own patients AND a self-funded research program with more than 40,000 participants. Most important, however, was his own personal journey out of obesity and food prison to a normal, healthy weight and a much more lighthearted relationship with food.
Amanda Neely is located in Chicago, Illinois, is the co-founder and co-owner of Overflow Coffee Bar, L3C. Amanda and her husband opened Overflow Coffee Bar in 2011 as a social enterprise focused on achieving a social mission prior to making a profit. Amanda is a knowledgeable entrepreneur with experience in creatively solving the challenges inherent to growing and starting a business. Amanda loves to share her experiential knowledge as a certified life and business coach through overflowyourpossibility.com.