Live for Yourself
Live for Yourself (LFY) consulting focuses on transforming others and cultivating personal fulfillment through personal alignment. 
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Podcast

Welcome to The LIVE for Yourself Podcast - with your host Benjamin Ritter, MBA, MPH, EdD, social entrepreneur, and personal and professional coach/consultant.

The LIVE for Yourself Podcast highlights thought leaders and speakers at LIVE events, covering a range of topics; including dating, relationships, business, and personal development. Each of these areas plays a direct role in our levels of health, wealth, happiness and ultimately our sense of self. In each episode we attempt to uncover various ways and strategies you can live for yourself, and create greater levels of personal fulfillment and happiness.

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Strengths-based leadership and authentic work with Monika Black and Tomer Yogev of Tandem Spring

In this episode we interview Monika Black (“The Maximizer”) and Tomer Yogev (“Chief Maverick”), the co-founders of TandemSpring, a Chicago-based executive coaching firm focused on strengths-based approaches to leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and strategy optimization for leading organizations. We dive into the concepts and application of strengths-based leadership in your personal and professional life, and the concept of authentic work. Learn more about Tandem Spring, and Monika and Tomer at https://www.tandemspring.com/. Send any questions or comments about the podcast or LFY Consulting to contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com.

Benjamin Ritter
Community and your mental habitat with Cassandra Justine

In this episode we interview Cassandra Justine, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Inner Sense Healing Arts Collective, and founder of Choose Joy. We touch on her personal story, and the importance of community and self-talk in regards to self-care and improving your life. Learn more about her work as a facilitator of healing arts practices at cassandrajustine.com, and find her on Facebook @Cassyoga and Instagram @Cassyoga. Send any questions or comments to contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com.

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Self-care and living your passions with Jackie Herigodt

In this episode we interview Jackie Herigodt, the program and outreach manager for Imerman Angels. She has also been a caregiver to several loved ones with cancer including her mother and these experiences fuel her passion for the Imerman Angels’ mission. We touch on self-care and the benefits of living your passions. Find out more about Imerman Angels at https://imermanangels.org/ and send any questions or comments to contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com.

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Business, entrepreneurship, and leadership with Adam Hirsen

In this episode I interview Adam Hirsen, Co-founder and CEO of UpShow, the Social TV Platform that has become the leading alternative to cable TV for businesses across the country. We touch on entrepreneurship, the future of advertising, how an idea turns into a hobby and then becomes a business, and how running a business truly becomes managing relationships and your team and less about the daily operations. Find out more about UpShow at https://www.upshow.tv/ and send any questions or comments to contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com.

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Integrating your values into your professional life with Isaac Lozano

In this episode, I interviewed Isaac Lozano, the VP of Operations and Co-Founder of TeaSquares. As a young soul-searching successful entrepreneur, Isaac speaks to the importance of exploring your values and integrating them throughout your personal and professional life. Find out more information about TeaSquares at https://myteasquares.com/. Questions or comments email contact@benjamin-ritter.com.

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Prioritization and living for yourself with Mel McSherry

In this episode, I interviewed Mel McSherry, a Global Business Development Coach and Speaker. As an entrepreneur since 2010, she has launched two successful businesses, doubled her monthly income, and created a true life by design, all while raising a six-year-old son. We discuss her journey, prioritization, and especially, living for yourself. Find out more information about Mel McSherry at http://www.melissamcsherry.net/. Questions or comments email contact@benjamin-ritter.com.

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Co-working and entrepreneurship with Nicole Vasquez

In this episode, I interviewed Nicole Vasquez, MBA, who creates workspaces that accelerate productivity, connect people, and inspire collaboration. We discuss her journey into entrepreneurship and all things co-working. Find her on Twitter at @NicoleRVasquez and Instagram at @NicoleReneeV Fnd her companies on Twitter @TheShiftChi, @SecondShiftChi, and @DeskpassHQ. Questions or comments email contact@benjamin-ritter.com.

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Your image and dating with Kim Seltzer

In this episode I interviewed Kim Seltzer, dating and make over expert, and therapist regarding the topic of "your image." Kim Seltzer has helped hundreds of people find lasting love and connection and build valuable relationships using her unique “confidence makeover” process and signature formula, “The Charisma Quotient." Be prepared for a deep dive into all things related to image. Questions, comments, email contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com

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Red flags with Bela Gandhi

Bela Gandhi, "the fairy godmother of dating" is the president of Smart Dating Academy, a premiere date & relationship coaching firm. In this episode we discuss red flags in dating, and relationships. If you want to find out more about Bela Gandhi go to www.smartdatingacademy.com/. Questions, comments about the podcast email contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com

Benjamin Ritter
Financial management with Ted Gonder

Ted Gonder is an American entrepreneur and the co-founding CEO of Moneythink, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building the financial capability of young adults through technology-enhanced peer mentorship. In this interview we discuss strategies for financial management, and all things money. If you want to find out more about moneythink, go to moneythink.org/, and if you want to find out more about Ted go to www.tedgonder.com/. Questions, comments about the podcast email contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com

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Touch, Massage, and Relationship Minimalism with Mark Stefanishyn

In this episode, we have the pleasure of interviewing Mark Stefanishyn regarding touch, massage and relationship minimalism. Mark is the founder of Relationship Minimalism: a simple system designed to reverse engineer the female body and make her feel like the luckiest woman alive. He is the host of the Millennial Man Relationship Podcast and his writing has been featured on MindBodyGreen, The Good Men Project, and Elephant Journal. To find out more go to www.markstefanishyn.com/lfy. Questions, comments, email contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com

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How to avoid settling with Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell

Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell, international speaker, author, psychologist, and musician, holds a master's degree in clinical psychology and a doctorate in developmental psychology. She joins us today to discuss how to avoid settling, and everything in-between. Find out more about Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell at www.drkarin.me/ and email her at karin@drkarin.me/. Questions, comments, email contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com

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Is it actually love with Melissa Leger

How do you know when you're dating someone that isn't really dating you but the attention and validation he or she gets from you? In this episode we discuss just that with Melissa Leger, founder and future author of Gumball Love, broadcaster for parachute tv on periscope. Find out more at gumballlove.com, follow her on snapchat, instagram, and periscope. Questions, comments, email contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com

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