Personal Growth Gab
with Kristina Leonardi

October 2012

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Thursday, October 25th 3-5pm  
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In the year 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue...Whether or not you approve of the outcome of that fateful voyage of the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria, we can all learn from Christopher Columbus' extreme act of faith and belief in himself when he left to explore a New World despite all odds.

 

Albert Einstein believed in intuition and inspiration, saying "Imagination is more important than knowledge." The greatest discoveries in the world are often based on hunches, from people with a vision and certain knowingness, and then moving forward with courage, determination, perseverance, they set out to prove it.

   

People may think you're crazy, want to dissuade you, say your theories are wrong; even those closest to you who have the very best of intentions can only project their version of the truth and what they think is right.  But they simply may not understand, and at the end of the day, we must be the captain of our own ship.

 

Once you embark on that journey, you will always encounter stormy skies, dis-ease, and potential mutiny along the way, whether from external sources and naysayers or internal voices of doubt and despair from your ego trying to take over what your heart and gut knows to be true, without the proof and evidence yet in existence. But we must remain steady as she blows!

 

We each have an internal compass, our own personal North Star which may very well lead us on a different path from everyone around us or society as a whole.  We are unique beings, so only you know what's right for you and ultimately the direction you want to be going in.  And if you're wrong or it doesn't work out the way you planned, at least you will have tried, and will learn and grow along the way. You may even find something better than what you originally envisioned...

 

So if you need a little adjustment of your internal GPS,  an experienced cartographer, or just some help handling what Mother Nature throws your way, give me a buzz and I'll be the wind that gives lift to your sails, assists in navigating those uncharted waters and supports you in staying the course!

 

Kristina   

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(Today's PGG was originally posted on October 12, 2010) 

 

P.S. Check out this article I was quoted in recently! Five Ways to Ace a Networking Meeting on FindtheRightJob.com 

    

      

 

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About Kristina's Coaching:

 

Kristina is a NY-based career and life coach who has a proven record of getting "stuck" clients empowered to make lasting professional and personal changes aligned with their true passions and talents in a short time. Her holistic, gimmick-free, and minimalist approach has earned her widely diverse and fiercely loyal following from all walks and stations of life, including savvy New Yorkers who have tried other coaches, approaches, and therapy with little or limited results.  

 

Kristina gets clients to achieve long-term, break-through success by actively listening to their situation with understanding, and without judgment. She encourages her clients to creatively and independently problem-solve by asking them to make conscious, small choices to start. As a result of this, clients learn to stand on their own, think for themselves, and believe in their own abilities to effect change in larger life decisions.

 

For more information visit www.kristinaleonardi.com or contact her to schedule a session today. 

UPCOMING SEMINARS with KRISTINA

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Thursday, October 18th 6;00pm-7:30pm

Who Are You and What Are You Supposed to Be Doing With Your Life at SIBL

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 Thursday, November 1st 

 Authentic Branding: Letting the Real You Shine in Any Situation for PWICA/NAFE

 Pace University - 1 Pace Plaza

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Stay tuned for more upcoming events!   

In the meantime, book Kristina now for your company, organization, or ERG!   

 

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Thursdays at Three Group 

 

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ESSENTIAL SELF CONSULTATIONS

 

Need to make sense of your life and your experiences up until now?

Not sure what your next move should be?

Wondering what your ideal career would look like? 

 

Aligning your work with your Essential Self and unique talents and abilities creates a sense of peace and calm that allows for internal healing to permeate every aspect of your life.  Spend some quality one-on-one time with Kristina as she helps you discover your unique gifts and talents, and offers practical solutions as to how best you can use them in your personal or professional life!  

 

$325 for a two hour in-person session and 45 minute follow-up phone session   

($295 for TWM Members)  

 

Contact Kristina at kleonardi@mindspring.com or 917-816-0834 to schedule your appointment.

 

Receive clarity, balance and direction for wherever you are in your life at this moment in order to make 2012 the best year yet!

 

Kristina has worked with more than 200 men and women over the past five years to help them gain clarity, balance and direction in every area of their lives.

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GROUP COACHING with KRISTINA LEONARDI

Feel like you are on your own as you make your next career move?
Do you need help with work/life balance? 

Are you looking for structure and support as you go through your job search? 

 

Come to these small gatherings of like-minded people in career transition to share your experiences and information for brainstorming, encouragement and inspiration. Facilitated by Kristina Leonardi, the purpose of these meetings is to provide mutual support and resources as well as an understanding of and appreciation for personal growth throughout the job search process and create optimal work/life balance. Each attendee receives a minimum 15 minutes of individual coaching attention within the group context.

  

Now offering two opportunities each month to connect!
Tuesday Talk

*Every first Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:30pm*
Next meeting: Tentatively Scheduled for November 13th check back for updates
AND
Thursdays at Three 
*Every third Thursday of the month from 3-5pm*  
 
   Next meeting: Tentatively Scheduled for October 25, check back for updates  
 
 COST: $40 per session

Open to men and women.
LOCATION: NYC Midtown East*

 
RSVP Required to kristina.leonardi@gmail.com or call 917-816-0834*  

 

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From Passion to Profit Career Transition Support Group - Episode 1
"Kristina is an impressive and talented career coach. She is incredibly insightful, encouraging and exudes a positive energy that really helps get results in stressful times. I can highly recommend her to anyone looking for career guidance of any level."
- Sascha Y.

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"I had just lost my job a few weeks earlier and I was a little out of sorts. I attended Kristina's breakout session entitled "How Losing Your Job Can Be a Good Thing". After listening and actively participating in the session, I was really able to put things in perspective. It allowed me to dig deep within myself and really determine what I wanted to do with my life. After the conference, I decided to have a one on one coaching session, which helped validate my career goals, and have also attended her Thursday at Three Transition Group meetings. Kristina is truly an inspiration and I recommend her to anyone who is feeling a bit lost and needs some career and life counseling."

- Justin S.

 

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Kristina Leonardi is the Founder of The Women's Mosaic®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing education, inspiration and motivation for women to express their full power and potential in all areas of life. As a speaker and career/life coach, she provides a practical framework for each individual to make the most of their personal and professional lives, allowing them to recognize, connect to, and fulfill their role in the world at large.

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You Can Benefit from Kristina's Services If:

* you are in career transition or unhappy in your current job

* you are at a crossroads

* you are not sure what you want to do with your life

* you do not know who you are or what you love

* you are looking for more purpose & meaning in life

* you are looking for a more balanced & healthy life

*you want to improve your relationships

* you are looking to express your full power & potential in the world

 

What are you waiting for?

 

CONTACT KRISTINA TODAY at 917-816-0834 or email kleonardi@mindspring.com
"Kristina is an amazing coach... I'm always impressed by her intuitive nature, creative ideas, and insight to tap into the core. She is tremendously gifted and has the ability to unblock obstacles that perhaps we didn't even know existed as it's sometimes most challenging to see situations clearly when you're immersed in them."  -Vicki S.
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About Kristina
Kristina Leonardi is the Founder and Executive Director of The Women's Mosaic®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing education, inspiration and motivation for women to express their full power and potential in all areas of life. As a speaker, seminar leader and career/life coach she encourages each individual to make the most of their personal and professional lives, allowing them to recognize, embrace and  fulfill their role in the world at large. Kristina believes that personal transformation is the key to social transformation and has dedicated her life to helping people connect more fully to themselves, each other and the world around them. She has a B.A. in International Relations from Boston University, and has taught extensively for New York University's Center for Hospitality, Travel and Tourism and the Center for Career, Education and Life Planning. A featured guest on the all-women owned radio network, Greenstone Media, Kristina was also listed as one of Hispanic Magazine's Top Latinas of 2004, received the Tango Diva 2007 Diva Visionary Award  and was recently honored by the WNBA's NY Liberty as part of their 2009 Inspiring Women Night.  Click here for a full interview on TangoDiva, and here for her featured profile on Peace x Peace, where she was interviewed as one of the 'inspiring women and peacebuilders around the world'.  For more information please visit www.kristinaleonardi.com