Motivational Moments

The Podcast From Motivational Steps

Episode 131: Sorry I’ve Been Away

Published: January 20th, 2020 Permalink

Linda Ockwell-Jenner returns to explain why she’s been away from the Motivational Moments podcast since late 2019. But fear not, she’s back!

Episode 130: New Business Trends

Published: November 7th, 2019 Permalink

Motivational Steps President Linda Ockwell-Jenner returns to discuss new business trends and the need to properly research ideas to implement within your business.

Episode 129: Creating a Recognized Brand

Published: October 27th, 2019 Permalink

Linda Ockwell-Jenner shares some of her tried and tested techniques to create a truly recognized brand. In the early days of building your brand, think about your message and ensure it’s consistent.

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 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 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.

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