Linda Marshall, President

As the President of Marshall Connects, Linda Marshall, Emotional Intelligence Trainer and Speaker, brings over 35 years of experience developing emerging leaders, teams and individuals and educating them on striving for excellence. 


  • I have had the opportunity to work with and meet many great, influential community leaders…Linda Marshall truly stands out above many of them.
    - Karen Shea | Crown Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General

  

As president of Marshall Connects, Linda Marshall is an entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker, television host, and thought leader in emotional intelligence who brings more than 35 years of experience working with and educating teams to strive for excellence and reach their potential.

Linda's debut book, Giving Back, How to Find Your Personal Joy and Make a Difference to Others, was designed to be more than just a motivational read. It was important to Linda to offer continued personal growth; something she's continued with her second book, The Power of Emotion, A Practical Guide to Making The Most of Your Emotional Intelligence.

As a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS), certified as an Emotional Intelligence EQ-i Trainer, and certified Personality Dimensions® facilitator, Linda brings her on-the-ground experience to help businesses and individuals succeed in developing and maintaining strong leadership and team dynamics internationally. Her accreditation in EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360 facilitation is an internationally recognized talent assessment, communication, and change management tool.

In addition to conducting individual and team emotional intelligence assessments, training, and coaching, Linda offers a wealth of keynote addresses, workshops, and consulting services. She has developed strengths in corporate strategy, team building, board development, and business planning, with demonstrated success in the management of complex, multi-site operations. She is an expert in leveraging her strengths as a connector and collaborator, and in setting and achieving goals in challenging, fast-paced environments.

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Explore the Power of Emotional Intelligence with Marshall Connects' Insightful Blogs!

Acts of Grace: Cultivating Kindness in Everyday Life

Acts of Grace: Cultivating Kindness in Everyday Life

Posted in Emotional Intelligence, Insights, Motivational, News

Grace and kindness are interconnected and embody a generous and selfless attitude complementing each other, forming a beautiful synergy that contributes to meaningful interactions, fosters empathy, compassion, and nurtures positive relationships.

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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Life?

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Life?

Posted in Emotional Intelligence, Insights, Motivational, News

Are you living your life to the fullest, enjoying moments as they occur, or has your life become a drive-by experience? A healthy work-life balance is vital to living your best life.

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The Tolerance Revolution: Reducing Mental Health Stigma Through Understanding

The Tolerance Revolution: Reducing Mental Health Stigma Through Understanding

Posted in Emotional Intelligence, Insights, Motivational, News

Empathy plays a critical role in reducing mental health stigma and enhancing well-being. Participating in Bell Let's Talk Day on January 24 will educate and develop a more tolerant world.

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Motivation Mastery: Igniting Employee Excellence in the Workplace

Motivation Mastery: Igniting Employee Excellence in the Workplace

Posted in Emotional Intelligence, Insights, Motivational, News

Are you wondering how to motivate, engage, and influence employees? Leaders can implement these seven critical strategies to move their team's performance from good to great.

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Mood Mysteries: What's Really Behind Your Unexpected Happiness

Mood Mysteries: What's Really Behind Your Unexpected Happiness

Posted in Emotional Intelligence, Insights, Motivational, News

Moods profoundly affect our health, quality of life, and decision-making, and their impact can be positive or negative. Interestingly, moods aren't the same as emotions; basically, they're long-term emotional states.

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Breaking the Chains of Perfection: Your Journey to a Happier You

Breaking the Chains of Perfection: Your Journey to a Happier You

Posted in Emotional Intelligence, Insights, Motivational, News

Many of us spend much of our time striving to be perfect. Personally, seeking perfection served me well for many years, until I realized that if I focus on excellence perfection is irrelevant.

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