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.

People-FocusedSales Incentives,Meetings,Channel Incentives,Personalized Rewards,Employee Engagement,Virtual Offerings,Customer Loyalty,Group Travel !

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.

From the Newsroom

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

On the Road with Motivation Excellence: September 2021

On the Road with Motivation Excellence: September 2021

Things are changing quickly when it comes to travel. At Motivation Excellence, our goal is to keep our followers and clients informed on the latest protocols, trends and tips. In our On the Road series, we’ll highlight our own travels for leisure and business, as well...

Get to Know ME with Diane Kelly

Get to Know ME with Diane Kelly

It’s time to Get to Know ME with one of our VPs, Diane Kelly! Read below and watch the linked video to get to know what makes her laugh, why she loves numbers and her favorite book to read to her grandsons! Thanks Diane for sharing special things about you and your...

Embracing Empathy Will Make You Better at Home/Work/Everywhere!

Embracing Empathy Will Make You Better at Home/Work/Everywhere!

Photo credit: Kelly Sikkema / Unsplash Can you feel it when there’s tension or frustration filling a room of your coworkers? Does hearing about a stranger’s brush with inequity rile up your anger? When your friend cries in front of you, do you tear up too? These are...

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