#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.
#31 – Evolution, Creationism, Technology, and Design with Perry Marshall Perry is located in Chicago, Illinois and is a speaker, engineer and world-renowned business consultant to over 300 industries, from computer hardware and software to finance and biotech. With a degree in electrical engineering and a decade of research as well as being the author of 80/20 Sales and Marketing and Evolution 2.0: Breaking the Deadlock Between Darwin and Design, he brings a fresh perspective to the 150-year old evolution debate. Just as Bill Gates of Microsoft and the founders of Google revolutionized software and the Internet through their status as outsiders, Perry similarly harnesses a communication engineer’s outsider’s perspective to reveal a century of unrecognized research and discoveries.
#30 – Natural Sweeteners, Nature-Based Company Culture and The Ketogenic Diet with Thom King of Steviva Brands Thom is located in Portland, Oregon and is part CEO, part personal development wonk, part biohacker info geek and is a self-confessed serial entrepreneur. While his favorite book list contains many success oriented and personal development classics, with the classic definition of achieving success being “make lots of money” this is not what inspires or motivates Thom. He follows more of a “you aren’t doing well unless you’re also doing some good” line of thinking. Thom’s company has been built around the simple principle of “do the right thing.” In 1999 Thom’s personal passion for food and his concern over the explosion of metabolic disease led him to found Steviva Brands, with a mission to help food manufacturers replace unhealthy sugars in their products with natural options. With 20 years of R&D work, Thom has helped hundreds of manufacturers improve the quality of their products. In recent years, his passion for food and optimal health have intersected with his embrace of a ketogenic diet.
Linda is located in Land O’ Lakes, Florida and is the founder and owner of Eat2Live LLC, a 1-year mentoring and coaching program designed for people who want to heal, lose weight and get into shape across the country. Linda specializes in guiding members in the healing and weight loss process through deeply personal and intimate relationships centered around each member’s own health aspirations and goals. As well as being a health coach and mentor, Linda is also world-renowned for her unending fruit and veggie puns, love of kale, and passion for healing.
Matt is located in Stephenville, TX, is the host of the School Zone Podcast and is the owner of a cutting-edge, powerhouse of a vending and school fundraising company called School Spirit Vending. Before entering the private sector to work in both the medical device and advertising industries as a top performer, Matt spent the first 9 years of his career as a U. S. Air Force pilot but had always dreamt of being his own boss. Fast forward to today and School Spirit Vending’s franchising program provides a proven and profitable business system for busy professionals and their families looking to develop secondary income streams with a limited time commitment.
Damion is located in Austin, Texas, is a 5 time author, highly sought after financial consultant and with a focus on self-responsibility over the last quarter century, has started and owned more than 30 different companies including an insurance agency, a precious metals firm, a venture capital company, a financial consulting firm, and more than a dozen real estate investment and development companies. Other than his aforementioned business successes, Damion is also the founder of Yokido, his own martial art as well as holds 3 other black belts.
Kurtis is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, California and, with his partner in sobriety Mark Lundholm, AND A WHOPPING 50 YEARS OF COMBINED SOBRIETY, create the soulful and hilarious, stand-up comedy team called The Addicts, which through blending insight with outrageous storytelling AND the power of comedy, spread awareness about substance abuse. Kurtis has toured nationally and internationally since 1984, has starred in the BBC’s ‘Find Me The Funny’ and has appeared on A&E and VH1. Whether you are in recovery, know someone who is or just want to educate yourself further on the struggles of addiction, their show is a must see for all.
While splitting her time between Hong Kong, Israel, and the United States, Nealy is the founder of The Flexible Chef an organization that has helped countless people eat well, move more and ultimately crave a healthier lifestyle. Her mission to help others live a more craveable life has resulted in the design and execution of immersive cooking events, luxury yoga retreats, and women’s wellness empowerment programs with renowned health professionals.