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The Value of Coaching—Even for a Coach!

  • Posted on: 1 November 2020
  • By: Leonard Shostak

As the pandemic continues on with little end in sight, I reflect back to times before the dysfunctional present. In that world, I was able to deal with and cope with most of life's situations on my own. Now that we have moved to a new time in society, essentially moving backward, I felt that I needed support to deal with the pains in my body that started getting worse. I wanted support that was not rooted in a misguided medical system, as the techniques for dealing with the pain that it gave me were not effective.

The Value of Building a Supportive Community

  • Posted on: 27 July 2020
  • By: Leonard Shostak

It has been about six months since I started taking classes towards becoming a coach; and about three months since I began working with people on identifying and moving towards greater happiness and understanding. And, while it’s been an exciting time in the personal, professional, and civic aspects of my life, it hasn’t been easy or simple. But, as I’ve witnessed in my own life—and the lives of family, friends, and clients—being motivated really helps. It really, really helps.

What motivates you?

Life Coaching Services—Enrolling Now

  • Posted on: 13 June 2020
  • By: Leonard Shostak

Lenny’s wrapping up his certification training and beginning to take new coaching clients. There are still some openings available —Lenny’s only taking clients that feel like a good fit. (If it doesn’t feel like a good fit to either party, Lenny will recommend other resources.) Lenny is also taking people for group coaching. Taking a life coaching class during this extraordinary time of pause and rebellion has helped Lennyy be more in touch with his own emotions and cognizant of how other people are feeling during these stressful times.

Tips for Considering a Brand Name

  • Posted on: 4 December 2018
  • By: Leonard Shostak

Your brand name may seem like the perfect type of item to trademark. After all, it is your name. But, that’s not always something that can work. One reason for this is the fact that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has some pretty strict rules on what can and cannot be trademarked in the first place.

The more unique and distinctive your brand name is, the more likely it is to be protected. Therefore, consider a trademark that is fanciful, suggestive, and creative. Below find a few important points to help you create your own unique name: