Linda's Professional Bio

Zeroing-in (on your dreams), Expecting (to receive all you deserve), achieving Success (as you define it), and Transcending (to your higher self). That’s how Linda describes living a truly ZESTY life! She lives and breathes this ZEST philosophy and methodology.

A successful Personal Business Strategist, Community Builder and Researcher, and Amazon #1 best selling author of ZEST Your Life - A Taste of Inner Wisdom; Linda works with women seeking change in business, life and health. She offers professional support to clients through powerful guidance, one-on-one coaching and group workshop facilitation.

Linda’s proven ZEST programs promote and serves women seeking greater meaning, deeper understanding and fulfillment in their lives. She understands your challenges, she provides you with the steps you need to take to improve your life and she keeps you committed to your goals along the way. Her wisdom, knowledge and experience have helped women in various stages of their lives find the confidence, clarity and courage they need to bring change into their lives.

As the Host of momondays Ottawa, Linda continues to provide a growing community of speakers the opportunity to grow personally and professionally by sharing stories from their hearts.

Her own story goes back 25 years, working as a Professional Trainer, Facilitator and Consultant with numerous public, private and volunteer organizations. Her extensive background in design, development and delivery of training programs and workshops – alongside business development, strategic planning and operations – have contributed to Linda’s expertise in business coaching, team building and personal motivation.

From successfully growing the business of the Continuing Education Division in the Simcoe Country District School Board, to facilitating and producing a Health Promotion Plan for Simcoe County to present to the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, to developing a successful Volunteer Engagement Program for Correctional Service Canada – Linda brings well-rounded professional experience supporting leadership and training for companies, combined with volunteer engagement across community groups, demonstrating her commitment to business growth, longevity and sustainability.

Earlier in her career, Linda launched Leadership Centre Canada, her corporate training company. Her flagship program: “Fundamentals of Supervision” was well-received by established businesses across Canada with hundreds of students learning and applying Linda’s intuitive leadership techniques and tools.

Having received numerous awards and acknowledgments for her accomplishments, including the Honourable Hilary M. Weston, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Recognition of Volunteer Contribution, Linda’s commitment to motivating and empowering individuals to achieve their highest potential is continually well-recognized by notable organizations and individuals in our community and beyond.

Women are drawn to Linda’s passion as she invites clients to engage in an inspiring journey of valuable learnings and personal development. Her coping mechanisms and survival skills acquired as a young woman have helped women in all walks of life overcome challenges and rejuvenate their lives. Her teachings and tangible action plans allow clients seeking ZEST in their business, life and health to act immediately, with confidence and purpose.

Start your journey with ZEST. Learn how to put your time and effort in the right places to build your dreams and change your life. Connect with Linda to get the clarity you need to take action, build confidence and stay accountable for taking control of your life. She’s there for you to take your life to the next level.

Awards

  • The Honourable Hilary M. Weston, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario recognition of volunteer contribution.
  • Rotary Club Volunteer Appreciation Award Recipient. “This award is presented when someone judged to be especially worthy is nominated. It is intended to recognize individuals in our community who have given their time and energy towards community service over a lengthy period without remuneration.”
  • Warden’s recognition – Fenbrook Medium Institution International Year of the Volunteer

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Certified Dream Coach®
  • Certified Trainer True Colors®
  • Certified Trainer Personality Dimensions®
  • Questions That Work workshop
  • Leadership: Power and Spirit
  • Group Facilitation; Facilitated Planning
  • Designing Instruction
  • Stephen R. Covey Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Personal Factors in Management; Problem Solving
  • Life Skills Coach & Leadership Training
  • Certified Law of Attraction coach