Linda Cuthbert is an experienced, dynamic trainer known for her practical, down-to-earth facilitation style. She specializes in consulting for workforce development strategies, addressing issues related to leadership, productivity, quality and operations. Linda applies the same discipline and focus she used as a high-performance athlete to helping clients achieve results.
Certified in mediation and personality temperament, Linda brings a collaborative approach to helping clients achieve the results that matter most to them. Clients appreciate her dynamic and accessible facilitation style, her passion and insight, as well as her ability to engage all workshop participants. The result is learning that sticks.
Linda has extensive experience in designing and delivering training programs for consortia and their member companies. Linda delivered one such program that benefited more than 70 small- and medium-sized companies, many of which were at risk. Participants realized benefits such as health and safety gains, enhanced growth, increased scores in employee attitude surveys and improved team effectiveness.
Previously, Linda worked at Coach Training and Development Inc. and was a managing consultant at the Canadian Olympic Centre for Training in Corporate Excellence. She is a four-time international diving champion who achieved her success in sports through a combination of discipline, focus and passion.
Linda also developed and delivered a blended training, coaching and mentoring program for frontline leaders to help organizations achieve lean and sustainable operations. By combining soft skills training with continuous improvement tools, that program helped more than 1,000 leaders become influencers capable of generating higher employee engagement, productivity, teamwork and collaboration.
Among Linda’s guideposts is the remark a colleague shared: “What you focus on grows.” She believes that if we focus on what we need to do to achieve, rather than the barriers before us, we will have a better chance of achieving our goals.
Linda has served on the boards of national and international sports organizations, including the Commonwealth Sport Federation, the Canadian Commonwealth Games Association, the Canadian Olympic Ethics Committee and the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada.