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Linda Wegner launched Words of Worth in 2000 when her husband's health broke and she found it necessary to become the family wage-earner. Already an experienced writer and public speaker, she turned these talents into a successful business. She is an accomplished workshop presenter and seminar leader who combines wisdom with humor and reflections from her deep life experience to capture audiences and deliver messages that resonate with participants long afterward.
She has led workshops and been a workshop consultant for business and industry, including the Agricultural Institute of Management in Saskatchewan. She also is a guest presenter at Career Link, Powell River’s Job Source, is an active member of Toast to the Coast Toastmasters, and has just completed her term as an Area Governor in Coastal British Columbia. Recently, Wegner was named part-time Constituent Assistant to Federal Member of Parliament John Weston in Powell River, BC. (http://www.johnweston.ca/).
She has addressed business, political and community groups on topics ranging from dealing with stress and learning to discover your value, to measuring success and improving writing skills. She was a guest speaker at the Women’s Institute National Convention on Vancouver Island in June 2012.
Wegner is the author of six books and more than 1,500 articles published in newspapers and magazines across North America on business, agriculture, life and faith. She contracts with businesses, organizations and individuals to research and write manuscript-length histories and memoirs. Her own books include 3D Success – Changing Careers in Mid Life; What’s to be Done With a Pumpkin – A Guide to Event Planning; Lavender and Whiskers, a compilation of her published columns, and soon to be published, Daffodils in January: Finding Hope Through the Valley of Cancer. Client books include Streams of Grace – A History of the Apostolic Church of Pentecost and Start Small, Dream Big: the 75 year history of BC's First Credit Union. For more information, go to Books. She is a regular contributor to several newspapers and magazines in British Columbia, including Powell River Living, Country Life in BC, Carlyle Observer, Weyburn Weekly, Estevan Lifestyles and The Battlefords News-Optimist. To read examples of her faith-based column, go to Columns. She recently retired as a writer and researcher for OTR Global, an international investment research firm based in San Francisco.
Previously, Words of Worth was active in research-based projects. Past clients include: Timmenga & Associates Inc., Powell River Regional Economic Development Society, H&M Consulting Group (Jacksonville, FL), Klahoose First Nation BC and Shearwater Services. Research projects conducted include “Powell River Forest Industry Sector Labour Force Gap Survey;” and “Innovative Approaches to Facilitate Attraction and Retention of Immigrants in the Upper Sunshine Coast.”
Words of Worth has been nominated four times by the Powell River Chamber of Commerce for the Small Business of the Year award.
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