Strategies & Solutions

that Inspire Extraordinary Performance

Welcome to
Motivation Excellence!

We hope you’ll stay awhile…


We believe inspiring extraordinary performance with our strategies and solutions is more emotional than transactional. At the end of the day it’s all about the feeling that comes over you and your target audience (employees, channel partners, sales team…).

Maybe it’s accomplishment, or pride or that warm, fuzzy sense of being a part of something special…the goal is to capture that sentiment and make it work for your organization going into the future!

It’s all about people, and our people are ready to make your people motivated, inspired and appreciated. In turn, your company sees the benefits of building engaged partners who care about your success.

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What we do…

It’s about solving your business challenges by changing behaviors that drive financial results.

Our new home…

We’re pleased to present the new Chicago-area headquarters of Motivation Excellence! We designed the new space to reflect our culture of creativity and collaboration and our commitment to eco-friendly materials.

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Blogs, employee spotlights, webinars and industry resources are just a click away.

Get to Know ME with Jillian Fehrenbach

Get to Know ME with Jillian Fehrenbach

Jillian Fehrenbach is a multi-talented hobbyist and a very helpful member of the Motivation Excellence team! In this month’s Get to Know ME edition, you can read below, and watch her video, to learn more about her love of a very specific literary genre, her nickname...

Congratulations, You’re a Leader, Now Teach Others to be the Same!

Congratulations, You’re a Leader, Now Teach Others to be the Same!

There are people who, perhaps, are “born leaders,” but that doesn’t make them great leaders, nor does it leave everyone else out of the game. While personality can go a long way, anyone with the determination to learn leadership skills can have great success, and in...

Active Listening is a Full Body Exercise

Active Listening is a Full Body Exercise

Active listening might not get your heart rate up like cardio, or increase muscle mass like weight lifting, but it definitely helps build your character and stretch your mind. From keeping eye contact to recognizing your body language, being a good active listener is...

From Our Clients

You don’t have to take our word for it

“I have to tell you that Motivation Excellence has been instrumental in helping our company set itself apart from our competitors and draw closer to our customers. We cannot tell you how much your people mean to us. They are there supporting us, looking after us, and making us shine. We appreciate all that you and the MEI team does for us.”

VP of Sales, Building Supplies Distributor

“As if it were possible to exceed the outcome of the past two programs, you did! Not only our customers, but our associates and vendors alike confirmed that hands down, this was the best program yet.”

VP of Marketing, Construction Manufacturer