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Get to Know ME with Kim Kopchick

Get to Know ME with Kim Kopchick

It’s time for our latest installment of our Get to Know ME feature; this time highlighting our accountant in Traverse City, Kim Kopchick! She was kind enough to sit down for a video interview so be sure to spend two minutes watching it. You’ll see she’s an easy...

Failure is a Never-Ending Opportunity 

Failure is a Never-Ending Opportunity 

Well, folks, it’s a new year. For many, that means resolutions. And for many of those people, it means failing those resolutions within the first month. And there we have it…using the word “fail” right off the top of a new year. There are reasons people often fail at...

Be a Mentor – It Can Give YOU a Boost Too!

Be a Mentor – It Can Give YOU a Boost Too!

We all know how awesome having a mentor is, but did you know being a mentor is very rewarding as well? Mentors gain quite a bit from the relationship, like improving leadership and communication skills. But, you know what’s even better? According to one study, people...

Trust: Building It, Rebuilding It & Keeping It Going

Trust: Building It, Rebuilding It & Keeping It Going

Trust is a huge factor in all relationships. Knowing what to expect from someone in any given situation is a fundamental element of trust. Often, trust starts out as a given, until it’s broken. That’s when huge issues can arise (or worse, fester) and cause a breakdown...

Get to Know ME with Maddy Knutson

Get to Know ME with Maddy Knutson

It’s time for our latest edition of Get to Know ME with Maddy Knutson! Located in our Traverse City office, Maddy is a lifelong resident of Michigan. She brings youthful enthusiasm and skilled professionalism to the job as part of our travel team. Thanks, Maddy, for...

Teamwork or Me Work – Which One Gets the Job Done?

Teamwork or Me Work – Which One Gets the Job Done?

We just wrapped up our fall sales meeting. Over three days, our sales team members, executive team and a few others, including myself, gathered at our Motivation Excellence headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. We do the same thing in the spring. It’s a wonderful time...

A Quarter for Your Thoughts on Year-End Rewards

A Quarter for Your Thoughts on Year-End Rewards

A penny just doesn’t entice anyone for their thoughts anymore (or ever?). What does get people thinking, is how best to reward their top performers at the end of the year. We are here to help you take that train of thought all the way into the station with flair! At...

Imposter Syndrome: Knock Self-doubt Out of Your Head

Imposter Syndrome: Knock Self-doubt Out of Your Head

Photo credit: Arisa Chattasa, Unsplash Did you know the people most likely to suffer from imposter syndrome are high-achieving, go-getters? It’s ironic, isn’t it? The people who most deserve to feel good about their accomplishments end up second-guessing their...

Get to Know ME with Bob Hertel

Get to Know ME with Bob Hertel

Bob Hertel, from our travel department, is a man of few words but exhibits sly humor and wise observations. As a long-timer in the industry, Bob helps us create outstanding travel programs filled with “Wow!” moments that motivate people to be sure to attend the...