Author Archives: Linda O'Connor

Be Inspired

I had the absolute pleasure of seeing Ellen DeGeneres live last weekend in Toronto. It was an honest, open, and very entertaining conversation about the journey that has taken her to where she is now. She talked about the highs … Continue reading

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Creating Ads with Pizzazz

After writing and editing, the next biggest task for a writer is to promote their work. You have to let people know about it if you’d like them to read it. Different authors tackle this in different ways. Some do … Continue reading

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A Holiday Tradition for My Mom

What I enjoy most about the holidays are our family traditions. For a long time I’ve lived in a different city than my mom. So for the past ten years or so, I’ve made it a tradition to send twenty-five gifts … Continue reading

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Which type of garden do you prefer?

I love walking through my neighbourhood admiring the gardens. I’m more of a “tidy” gardener. I like it when the flowers are neat and are given plenty of space. I figure it encourages them to grow – and any boost … Continue reading

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The Changing Landscape of Interviews

Have you ever walked out of an interview wishing you could go back and do it over? Well, maybe you shouldn’t beat yourself up – there are probably more factors than you think influencing the hiring process, and there’s growing … Continue reading

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What’s on your doorstep?

As I cycled through the neighbourhood next to mine, I noticed that, although the houses all looked similar, what was on the front porch was uniquely individual. I wondered what that said about the people living there. 😀     … Continue reading

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The Perfect Cookie for Spring

I love cookies! Or as I like to call them, little stress relief wafers. 😀 There’s nothing better to warm you up on a cold winter day than a warm gooey chocolate chip cookie. Recently my mom made a batch … Continue reading

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