The Institute of Motivational Intelligence

IMI collaborates with thousands of individuals and institutions around the world to advance research, certify experts and forward ambitious projects.

  • Cutting-edge research
  • Professional development
  • Community events
  • Youth education programs
  • Educational resources

Research Partnerships

Advancement of the field is built upon joint studies and research by leading organizations and academic institutions.

International Network

The motivational intelligence community is comprised of thousands of individuals and organizations.

Economic Solutions

Proven applications to solved major economic and business challenges.

Certification & Accreditation

The IMI provides professional development certifications in Human Resources and Training Facilitation.

Advancing the Field

The Motivational Intelligence Podcast

This podcast takes listeners inside the minds of the world’s most extraordinary people, as they detail how they accomplished the impossible and became world-class in their field.

The IMI Review

The world’s leading publication in the field of motivational intelligence, with articles, research studies and stories from guest contributors around the globe.

Research Advancement

Partnering with the best minds in psychology, human performance and academia to advance our collective understanding of the power of the mind.

Youth Education

Connecting K-12 educators with the resources and expertise to transform communities, and the children who live in them.


Recognizing the thought leading organizations and individuals utilizing motivational intelligence to improve their communities and organizations.

Community Events

Providing free educational events for communities around the world, with the help of our sponsors and partners.

An international footprint.

From the IMI Review

The Single Most Important Decision You Make Everyday

There are two things that separate us from virtually everything else on the planet. The first is opposable thumbs (a trait we share with a handful of primates, koala bears and some South American tree frogs). However, it’s the second trait that truly makes us uniquely human. It is our ability to take in, process…

Mastering the Language of Millennials

It was wheels up and we were just barely through the cloud ceiling at 10,000 feet, heading to Las Vegas – my final destination. I was to share the following day with 100+ salespeople and sales managers from one of our clients in the hospitality industry. A little distracted, as I visualized the meeting I…