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Company History, Linda Ockwell-Jenner

Company History

Motivational Steps™ is a leading consulting and personal development company in Ontario, Canada. Through its portfolio of inspirational products and personalized services, Motivational Steps provides companies, organizations and individuals with the tools they need to reach their goals.

Founded in 2001 by Linda Ockwell-Jenner, Motivational Steps was created to provide simple and practical solutions for businesses and individuals. The company has enabled its customers to realize their full potential and continues to find new ways to bring increased value to future clients.

Linda Ockwell-Jenner, President

Linda Ockwell-Jenner is truly one of a kind! As a survivor of cancer not just once, but three times, he determination to overcome all kinds of challenges defines her. Linda has put this energy to launching and managing two highly successful businesses.

As a Professional Speaker with Motivational Steps—the company she founded—Linda shares her passion for life and success with international audiences. Linda has published three books: the deeply personal ‘A Life Like Mine’ focused on overcoming challenges, ‘The APE Philosophy’ takes this further with a practical methodology, and the latest book 'Business Networking in a Nutshell' distils the essence of Linda’s networking success into a no-nonsense guide.

Together with her husband Dave, Linda also Co-Founded The Small Business Community Network (SBCN), recognized as one of Canada’s top business networking organizations.

With her passion and talent for networking and mentoring in the business community, it’s no wonder that Linda’s been dubbed ‘The Social Sweetheart’. As a result, she’s been nominated by her peers as one of the leading Women Entrepreneurs in Canada in the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards, as well as for the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year Award.

Most recently, Motivational Steps was awarded Best Woman-Run Business Development Consultancy – Canada.

Born in the UK, Linda brings English charm to the Canadian business world, inspiring and encouraging others to find their success.