MWI Boot Camp Program

Click the video to hear about our exciting announcement!

Come join us in this year’s MWI Boot Camp Program.

We recommend people start the program by getting active with our Online Sales University videos before they attend the live web based version Boot Camp Series in March.  Best Practices are watching 2 videos per week from now until the class starts for proper preparation.  Also, I will send out your links to take your personalized Sales Assessment once your registered.

Want to join us? To get Started all you need to do is: 

  1. Click this link:  Click here
  2. Register yourself and/or Select the Qty of how many people in your company you want to have access to the MWI Online Sales University and unlimited attendance to our Boot Camp live web based series for the next 12 months.
  3. Then enter in your billing information for the monthly subscription and submit.
  4. Next, we will reach out to you to gather the information we need to get you and / or your team started.
  5. Next, we will schedule a time to give anyone in your group a quick tutorial of the MWI Total Sales Transformation University Portal on how to navigate around it.
  6. Each person registered will also receive a link to take a personalized sales assessments right away and a Sales Playbook binder will be sent out before our interactive live web based boot camp development series starts in March.

Please contact us with any questions. You can reach us at info@melissawhitakerintl.com or contact Julianna Swanson at Julianna@melissawhitakerintl.com / 312.858.0921.

Lunch & Learn Sponsered by Insperity

Come Join us for the Lunch & Learn Event:

Date: September 12th, 2018

Time:  11am – 3pm Presentations, Lunch & Networking, 3pm – 5pm Happy Hour Networking

Location: Carlucci Rosemont, 6111 N River Road, Rosemont, IL

Registration Link: rebrand.ly/lunchcandlearn  (RSVP for FREE Extended until 9/12/18 due to demand)

or Contact: Julianna@melissawhitakerintl.com

What is Your Legacy as a Sales Manager and or Leader?

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“Leadership flows out of what we do and who we are.”  – Dan Flow, CEO & Chairman (Flow Companies, Inc.)

My question to you today is “Do you care?”  Do you truly care about:

  • Your People?
  • Your Customers?
  • Your Community?

As a Sales Manager and or Leader of your company, I want you to take a moment to ask yourself what kind of legacy are you leaving?  Are you showing up each and every day to just get by?  To just do a job?  I hope not.  As leaders, we impact every person we engage with (good or bad).

Do you want to be known as a person who truly cares about your people, your customers, and your community?  What are you intentionally doing to build up others and keep your promises.  One thing we have in life is OUR WORD.  Are you keeping your word?  Are you pulling the greatness out of your people?  Are you asking what you can do to help customers daily in the field?  Are you willing to give back?

Your People

Let’s start with discussing your people.  You have been put in your position to help your people create results.  This starts at the human element.  Your people are just that – PEOPLE.  They are not a number, they are human beings with all the complexities life brings at us.  Have you taken the time to notice what your people are doing right?  Have you given an ata boy or ata girl about that?  We are constantly told to point out what people AREN’T doing, however we are not reminded to look for and reinforce what people ARE doing well.  So take a moment today to intentionally look for what your people are doing RIGHT and thank them for doing a great job!  Ultimately your people want to know if you care about them and their lives.  When you show that you care, your people will care more about creating results for you!  “The essence of effective coaching is treating people the way they can be, not the way they are.”

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Illinois Excellence Award 2016

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Melissa Whitaker receives 2016 Illinois Excellence Award 

September 4th 2016 –  Melissa Whitaker has been selected for the 2016 Illinois Excellence Award amongst all its peers and competitors by the American Economic Institute (AEI).

Each year the AEI conducts business surveys and industry research to identify companies that have achieved demonstrable success in their local business environment and industry category. They are recognized as having enhanced the commitment and contribution of small businesses through service to their customers and community. Companies of this caliber enhance the consumer driven stature that Illinois is renowned for.

Melissa Whitaker has consistently demonstrated a high regard for upholding business ethics and company values. This recognition by AEI marks a significant achievement as an emerging leader within various competitors and is setting benchmarks that the industry should follow.

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Grand Slam BTA – Boston – September 15-16, 2016 – SPEAKING

BTA Grand Slam Info

I am honored to be speaking at this event:

The Cultural Shift in Sales & Management

Melissa D. Whitaker, CEO & Founder, Melissa Whitaker International, LLC

(www.melissawhitakerintl.com )

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MWI Elite Sales Academy March 2016 Special Promotion – REGISTER NOW!

EXCITING things are happening at Melissa Whitaker International (MWI)!!!

We just launched a BRAND NEW Curriculum of MWI Elite Sales Academy this year and it has already been a BIG HIT!!

We are also launching a BRAND NEW WEBSITE soon  . . . . .  and our highly anticipated BRAND NEW MWI Total Sales Transformation Center (Virtual Training Portal)!!  details coming . . .

Due to all of these launches . . . .drum roll . . .  we are doing something we have NEVER done before here at MWI . . .   We are offering a HUGE savings for any registration for our March 14th – 18th upcoming live web based MWI Elite Sales Academy class.  Is there a CATCH?  Yes, you have to register your people by the end of the day this FRIDAY (February 12th).  Instead of the $995 / Attendee amount, we are taking off $200 per person – leaving that at only $795 per Attendee!  This will ONLY last until the end of the day Friday.  So don’t wait!  Starting next week, it will go back to its original amount.  Click the REGISTER button below to register. . .

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Best of Schaumburg Award 2015

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Melissa Whitaker International, LLC Receives 2015 Best of Schaumburg Award

Schaumburg Award Program Honors the Achievement

SCHAUMBURG November 25, 2015 — Melissa Whitaker International, LLC has been selected for the 2015 Best of Schaumburg Award in the Photographic Services category by the Schaumburg Award Program.

Each year, the Schaumburg Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Schaumburg area a great place to live, work and play.

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American Leadership Award 2015

MWI American Leadership Award 2015

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Melissa Whitaker receives 2015 American Leadership Award 

November 25th 2015 – Melissa Whitaker has been selected for the 2015 American Leadership Award amongst all its peers and competitors by the American Economic Institute (AEI).

Each year the AEI conducts business surveys and industry research to identify companies that have achieved demonstrable success in their local business environment and industry category. They are recognized as having enhanced the commitment and contribution of small businesses through service to their customers and community.

Melissa Whitaker has consistently demonstrated a high regard for upholding business ethics and company values. This recognition by AEI marks a significant achievement as an emerging leader within various competitors and is setting benchmarks that the industry should follow.

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Are You Mentally Strong?

In my experience the most successful people are what some people call “Mentally Strong.”  I was sent an article today called “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do” by Amy Morin, and I know by personal experience this is right on.  So the question is, where do you measure yourself in these 13 points?  Are there areas of your life that you can stretch yourself to be better?  To do better? By applying some of these key points in your life you will be happier and more successful in whatever you do.  Take a moment to read the article (link below) and give yourself a “self evaluation.”  Life is too short!

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/13-things-mentally-strong-people-dont.html

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MWI Becomes Authorized Distributor of DiSC Personality Profiles

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Melissa Whitaker International becomes Authorized Distributor for International Training Company (DiSC Personality Profiles)

Schaumburg, IL – August 23, 2013 – Melissa D. Whitaker of Melissa Whitaker International in Schaumburg Illinois announced today that she has successfully completed the application process with Inscape Publishing, Inc. to become an Inscape Authorized Distributor. Melissa Whitaker is now among more than 2,500 independent trainers, coaches and consultants in North America authorized to use Inscape’s industry-leading DiSC® learning instrument along with a host of assessments dealing with leadership, teamwork, sales, management, communication and more, to augment their training and development solutions.

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