Motivational Moments

The Podcast From Motivational Steps

Episode 128: Interview with Jim Estill

Published: October 13th, 2019 Permalink

Today’s episode is taken from Linda Ockwell-Jenner’s Conversations video series, where she talks with Guelph-based technology entrepreneur Jim Estill recognized with both the Order of Ontario, and the Order of Canada. Linda and Jim talk about the amazing philanthropic work that Jim has been involved in helping Syrian refugees settle in Canada.

Episode 127: Christopher Ahlberg, CEO Recorded Future

Published: September 11th, 2019 Permalink

This episode of Motivational Moments features audio taken from the Conversations video series at www.motivationalsteps.com/conversations. In this episode Linda Ockwell-Jenner chats with CEO of cyber security company, Recorded Future. Christopher sold his first company for $190m and has just sold his latest venture for $780m.

Episode 126: Tyler Lessard, VP Marketing, Vidyard

Published: August 16th, 2019 Permalink

This episode of Motivational Moments features audio taken from the Conversations video series at www.motivationalsteps.com/conversations. In today’s episode Linda Ockwell-Jenner is speaking with Tyler Lessard, the VP of Marketing for the highly successful video marketing company, Vidyard.

Episode 125: Interview with Peter Hersics

Published: July 12th, 2019 Permalink

Linda Ockwell-Jenner is joined by Peter Hersics, Vice-President and CFO of Gateman Milloy. The conversation touches on replacing success and failure with honesty and effort, measuring plans against outcomes and then labeling success or failure–rarely do we look at the lessons learned. We may say we learned a lesson but we often think in black and white. Measuring honesty and effort puts us squarely in the grey, where we can honestly assess what we learned, and evaluate the effort we put in, and try and “fail” better.

Episode 124: The Book I Didn’t Want to Write

Published: June 13th, 2019 Permalink

How does a book the author doesn’t want to write end up becoming a bestseller? Linda Ockwell-Jenner shares the story of the unusual situation and why it led to the release of her third book.

Episode 123: Mike Farwell, 570 News

Published: June 6th, 2019 Permalink

Linda welcomes Mike Farwell, voice of the Kitchener Rangers and radio host on 570 News. He shares his emotional and personal story about his family’s experiences with Cystic Fibrosis. This has led Mike to the highly successful Farwell4Hire annual fundraiser.

Episode 122: Angie Hill, KFUN 99.5FM

Published: June 3rd, 2019 Permalink

Linda chats with local radio celebrity, Angie Hill of 99.5FM KFUN. A wildly experienced radio host, Angie has been a staple voice on the Kitchener-Waterloo airwaves for many years.

Episode 121: Taking Time For You

Published: May 25th, 2019 Permalink

Do you take enough time for you? It’s important! Linda Ockwell-Jenner is back for our latest episode of Motivational Moments to share her thoughts on the topic.

Episode 120: How to Escape The Work You Don’t Enjoy

Published: May 20th, 2019 Permalink

Join Linda Ockwell-Jenner as she shares her thoughts on the importance of escaping work you don’t enjoy. Finding your passion is one of the most rewarding things in life. Transform yourself, as Linda did!

Episode 119: Castles in the Sky

Published: May 10th, 2019 Permalink

We all have dreams and sometimes we turn them into Castles in the Sky, which in essence means they never become a reality. Linda’s always had a knack for turning challenges into opportunities. This had led her to operate two successful businesses.

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