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20 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Bela Gandhi. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Bela Gandhi, often where they are interviewed.

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20 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Bela Gandhi. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Bela Gandhi, often where they are interviewed.

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Moving On to a Healthy and Thriving Life! with Bela Gandhi

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Bela Gandhi was hit with her matchmaking intuition when she was a senior in college. While chatting with a guy at a party, she experienced a very strong feeling and blurted out, “You’re going to marry my roommate.” She set them up, and today they are married with three kids. But Bela’s path took a turn before she parlayed her dating intuition into a career. Using her degrees in Finance and German, Bela worked for 12 years as an executive at her family’s multinational corporation. She was successful, but her heart started tugging at her to start her own business. Three years of anxiety and fear of failure ensued before Bela started the Smart Dating Academy in 2009. Her first order of business was translating her matchmaking intuition into a process—the same process she used to meet her husband (they have been married more than 20 years and have two kids).

“If you find yourself with heavy butterflies in your stomach, it’s your gut telling you to get the hell out!” –Bela Gandhi

What’s Bela’s dating philosophy? It’s a lot like mine! A nice-but-not-great first date is preferable to fireworks. She believes we’ve been “Hollywood-ed” into thinking fireworks are what we should look for. That’s a mistake. “Love is a slow burn,” says Bela. She also dismisses the fallacy we should instinctively know how to date. People hire nutritionists, trainers, business coaches, therapists, etc.… why not hire a dating expert? I couldn’t agree more. Tune in to my conversation with Bela to learn the first question she asks clients (something you can ask yourself), and how to know if you are ready to date. Relationship intuition meets business training: it's a match made in heaven.

Learn more about Bela and her Smart Dating Academy at:
Instagram - @smartdatingacademy
Facebook - @smartdatingacademy
Twitter - @BelaGandhiLove
Website - https://www.smartdatingacademy.com/

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Nov 25 2020 · 37mins
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EP79: Bela Gandhi - Smart Dating Academy

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As humans, we all want those connections and relationships that shape the rest of our lives, but the world of finding those connections is changing. My guest today is Bela Gandhi, founder of Smart Dating Academy. SDA teaches people how to look for and date those partners that are going to make them happy. In a time when we all lack some form of human connection, online dating might be the answer for you!

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Breaking down Smart Dating Academy and how it helps people
  • Common things that people don’t realize are ruining their relationships
  • Past experiences shape the tolerance levels in each relationship
  • Every person and every union are completely different
  • How Bela got into the world of online love searching
  • Bela has a plethora of famous and influential clients
  • Relationship statistics in the USA right now are shocking
  • Keep open communication with your children about relationships
  • Most aspects are the same when discussing relationships with boys and girls
  • Circumstances that cause bad relationships to go on for too long
  • COVID has forced people to get to know each other before getting physical

Links to resources:

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Smart Dating Academy

Smart Dating Academy Instagram

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Sep 21 2020 · 23mins

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Dating After Divorce with Bela Gandhi

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This week on the podcast, we’re talking about dating after divorce with Bela Gandhi. Bela has been called The Fairy Godmother of Dating by Steve Harvey, Harry Connick Jr. and The Huffington Post — so basically, she’s magic. 

Bela is the founder of The Smart Dating Academy in Chicago, and has been helping people find lifelong love for over a decade.

When I first got divorced, I could not wait to start dating!! Unfortunately, I wasn’t focused on dating for fun and experience. Instead, I was on a quest for my next husband! Needless to say, that did not go very well for me. #stillsingle

When I look back at my dating experience post separation and divorce, I can say without hesitation that it was the biggest lesson in learning who I am in relationships. If you’re thinking about what dating after divorce will look like for you or about to start dating again, I encourage you to look at dating as an interesting and introspective process. 

And to listen to whatever Bela tells you to do — that’s what I’m doing now! #projectfindkateahusband

Show Highlights

  • How to know when you’re ready to date and why making sure you are as healed as you can be following your divorce is so important. (7:47)
  • If you haven’t worked on yourself first, you’ll run into the same relationship over and over again. (11:59)
  • The difference between what happened in your past relationships and what you made up. (16:16)
  • What has happened to the dating world because of COVID-19. (20:41)
  • What are some of today’s rules of engagement for women coming out of marriages? (26:16)
  • Some of the red flags of dating. (29:28)
  • Dating with attention and awareness. (42:16)
  • Smart Dating Academy: How Bela and her team work with clients. (46:09)

Learn More About Bela Gandhi:Bela Gandhi is a dating/relationship expert, founder of Smart Dating Academy and a weekly media correspondent. She is a relationship expert and has been featured on most national/local media outlets. 

After she graduated (with dual degrees in Finance and German from the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign), Gandhi worked in mergers and acquisitions for Arthur Andersen in Chicago for a year before joining her family's chemical and manufacturing company (CCC) as the, where she divided her time between Chicago and Europe helping to expand the business. When the Gandhi family sold its business to Akzo Nobel, she was asked to remain its leader, and became Akzo Nobel Non-Stick Coating’s Global Vice President of Housewares. But even as she quickly climbed the corporate ladder, Gandhi had a feeling that her career would one day be taking a sharp turn in a different direction – because she discovered her love of matchmaking and providing dating advice.  She launched her Smart Dating Academy in 2009.

Smart Dating Academy has quickly become one of the nation's top date coaching firms - and teaches busy, successful professionals to jump start their dating lives successfully.  Smart Dating Academy is described by its clients “like going to Harvard Business School, but for dating and relationships”.  SDA’s coaches become personal trainers for their clients’ love lives.  The SDA coaching program is results-oriented and fun - which helps you to clarify who is right for you, stop old dating patterns, and use technology the RIGHT way. You become positive and enthusiastic about dating / relationships again! Its clients receive personalized dating plans, and essential training in how to meet high caliber singles, personal style, conversation, and online success.

Resources & Links:Bela on Instagram Bela on FacebookBela on Twitter Visit Bela’s website and grab your copy of 7 Clues You're Dating A Narcissist

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Sep 09 2020 · 57mins
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Bela Gandhi "Suprising Smart Dating (as a Career) Insights" on The Erica Glessing Show Podcast #6001

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Bela Gandhi "Suprising Smart Dating (as a Career) Insights" on The Erica Glessing Show Podcast #6001

The sixth season of The Erica Glessing Show gets off to a hot start with this delightful smart dating expert sharing how to date during COVID and how she built her business teaching people how to date. Instead of matchmaking (giving people fish) she built the Smart Dating Academy (to teach them how to fish). It is not boring with Bela Gandhi, who also stars regularly on Good Morning America and The Steve Harvey Show as a guest dating expert. Prepare to be entertained!  #entrepreneurpodcast #smartdating #BelaGandhi #podcastlife

Sep 01 2020 · 14mins
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YOU GOTTA FIX YOUR PICKER- Minority Reportz Ep.16 w/ Bela Gandhi (Smart Dating Academy)

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Mona Shaikh, host of Minority Reportz Podcast and Digital Series, interviewed Bela Gandhi, founder of Smart Dating Academy about finding love in this digital age, fixing your "picker" and sniffing out the narcissists from a mile away.

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Jun 22 2020 · 1hr 8mins
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Dating Under Quarantine with Bela Gandhi

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Bela Gandhi’s parents were immigrants, and their cultural beliefs around relationships and marriage shaped how Bela approached dating. Dating apps are great to use, but no amount of dating will lead you to the right person before you’ve truly worked on yourself. Bela started the Smart Dating Academy and is our guest today on the Dope Ass Podcast. She talked to Andrea about some of the top questions she sees around dating.

You’ll want to listen if:

-          You keep picking the same person over and over

-          You just want closure from your last breakup

-          You aren’t sure about the idea of “sexclusivity”

-          You want to date but COVID-19 is cramping your style

Whether you’re currently partnered or you’re still looking, Bela has advice to foster strong relationships. Tune in!

  • [01:10] - Smart Dating Academy
  • [07:33] - Starting with new clients
  • [09:34] - Online dating apps
  • [12:05] - Psychotically optimistic
  • [15:55] - Hidden red flags
  • [17:47] - Ghosting
  • [20:17] - Too Hot to Handle
  • [24:16] - Sending nudes
  • [27:59] - Dating after divorce
  • [31:24] - Friendly feedback
  • [33:24] - COVID dating
  • [37:10] - Chemistry
  • [39:20] - Built to last

Bela Gandhi is the Founder of the Smart Dating Academy. She has an uncanny sixth sense about people, and what they need. Her intuition has been responsible for several marriages (and children)! The Huffington Post and Steve Harvey call her "The Fairy Godmother of Dating!"

Bela has been connecting people all of her life. Prior to founding the Smart Dating Academy, Bela worked for 12 years as a top global executive for Akzo Nobel, a large multinational corporation. Bela has two degrees from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Finance & German), and has been happily married for 20 years with 2 children.

On the Dope Ass Podcast, Andrea Levoff and her roster of hilarious, inspirational, and always-opinionated guests are tackling everything from motherhood to fashion to travel and spirituality---with a seriously dope ass lens. But don’t take our word for it. Learn more about your dope ass host and her mission to make everyone see the world through hot pink-colored glasses at https://www.andrealevoff.com/.

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May 12 2020 · 44mins
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Does The Bachelor Reinforce Negative Ideas About Women? w/ Dating Coach Bela Gandhi

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This week we're joined by our good friend Bela Gandhi, dating coach extraordinaire, to talk about The Bachelor and some of the negative ideas about gender it might be perpetuating. 

Mar 13 2020 · 22mins
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“Ready to Start Swiping? TOP TIPS for Getting Back Out There After Divorce from Bela Gandhi, America’s Favorite Dating Expert” on The Divorce & Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #109

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In this episode, Susan Guthrie, top family law attorney and mediator, and the former host of Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast, chats with BELA GANDHI, America's Favorite Dating Expert and the Founder of The Smart Dating Academy to hear her TOP TIPS and action items to get you back on the dating scene after divorce or a break up!

Dating, especially after having been in a long-term marriage or relationship, can evoke feelings of terror in the hearts of both men and women of all ages.  There can be a lot of pressure, both external and internal, to get back out into the dating scene and find that new partner.  Often we just don't even know how to get started because dating doesn't even look like dating anymore.  It's all about online dating these days with apps and online programs.  Well, here's your fairy godmother of dating, BELA GANDHI to help you with everything you need to know to get back out there and find that new love!  Bela is America's Favorite Dating Coach and has recently been seen on Good Morning America, the Today Show and The Kelly Clarkson Show helping people across the country to tackle dating in the 2020's and she is going to tell you all about creating the right profile, getting into the right mindset, and how to handle all the issues with dating so that you can find the right "lid to your pot!"

Highlights from the Episode:

Bela shares how many pictures and how much personal information needs to be in your profile on dating sites and apps.

Find out why Bela wants you to be "psychotically optimistic" about dating again.

Hear why Bela wants you to "diversify your dating assets" in order to find success in dating.

Bela has tips for knowing when it's the right time to get naked with a new person and when it's not!

What is the biggest mistake that Bela sees people making when dating and what should they do instead?

For all this and more, take a listen to this episode now!

Bela Gandhi is the Founder of the Smart Dating Academy. She has an uncanny sixth sense about people, and what they need. Her intuition has been responsible for several marriages (and children)! The Huffington Post and Steve Harvey call her "The Fairy Godmother of Dating!"

Bela has been connecting people all of her life. Prior to founding the Smart Dating Academy, Bela worked for 12 years as a top global executive for Akzo Nobel, a large multinational corporation. Bela has two degrees from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Finance & German), and has been happily married for 20 years with 2 children.

You can find out more about Bela, her date coaching services and her FREE GIFT the 7 Clues You are in a Relationship with a Narcissist Quiz at www.smartdatingacademy.com.

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SUSAN GUTHRIE, ESQ., the creator and host of The Divorce and Beyond Podcast, is nationally recognized as one of the top family law and divorce mediation attorneys in the country.  She is one of the Co-Chair's of the American Bar Association's DR Section Mediation Committee and is the Founder of Divorce in a Better Way which provides a curated selection of resources and information for those facing divorce and other life changes.  Susan also provides legal coaching and divorce mediation services to select clients around the world through an online platform.  Find out more at www.divorceinabetterway.com.

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Feb 10 2020 · 43mins
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Peak Dating Season And How To Get The Most Out Of It With Bela Gandhi

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If Bela Gandhi’s name sounds familiar to you, it’s possible you’ve seen or heard her before. A renowned dating relationship expert and frequent guest on the Steve Harvey Show, Match.com relationship insider, and regular contributor to the Today Show and Good Morning America. Bela founded her website, Smart Dating Academy, in 2009. She frequently appears on major networks, treating viewers to helpful insight for navigating the world of dating.

Dec 10 2019 · 31mins
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Bela Gandhi

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Elle Russ chats with Bela Gandhi - a dating/relationship expert, founder of Smart Dating Academy and a weekly media correspondent. She is a dating expert on the Steve Harvey Show, Relationship Insider for Match.com, a regular contributor to the TODAY Show and Good Morning America, and appears frequently on ABC, NBC, Fox, CNN, and more.   After she graduated, Gandhi worked in mergers and acquisitions for Arthur Andersen in Chicago for a year before joining her family's chemical and manufacturing company - where she divided her time between Chicago and Europe helping to expand the business. When the Gandhi family sold its business to Akzo Nobel, she was asked to remain its leader, and became Akzo Nobel Non-Stick Coating’s Global Vice President of Housewares. But even as she quickly climbed the corporate ladder, Gandhi had a feeling that her career would one day be taking a sharp turn in a different direction – because she discovered her love of matchmaking and providing dating advice.    She launched her Smart Dating Academy in 2009. Smart Dating Academy has quickly become one of the nation's top date coaching firms - and teaches busy, successful professionals to jump start their dating lives successfully. Smart Dating Academy is like going to Harvard Business School, but for dating and relationships – they have helped hundreds of thousands of people find love! They become personal trainers for their clients’ love lives. The SDA coaching program is results-oriented and fun - which helps you to clarify who is right for you, stop old dating patterns, and use technology the RIGHT way. You become positive and enthusiastic about dating / relationships again! Its clients receive personalized dating plans, and essential training in how to meet high caliber singles, personal style, conversation, and online success.   SELECTED LINKS

Website:    www.smartdatingacademy.com

Watch:  The Today Show - Smart Dating Academy

Watch:  Steve Harvey / Bela Gandhi

Watch:  Good Morning America

Subscribe for Free Video Tips: You Tube Channel - Smart Dating Academy

"Like" Us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/smartdatingacademy

Twitter:    @BelaGandhiLove

Aug 26 2019 · 49mins
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