Our Story

The M&S Difference

In 2015, Motivation & Success was founded in Defiance, Ohio with a strong passion to help others find their happiness in life. Founder, Dennis M. Postema, noticed the need for a modern solution to the success & happiness balance. Therefore Motivation and Success was born to serve and equip companies and entrepreneurs with the necessary tools and information to take their success to the next level, all without compromising their happiness in the meantime. Equipped with tools and information M&S acts as a catalyst to propel everyone toward the success they've always dreamed of, without ever compromising their character or happiness.


Our Mission

Our mission is to make it possible for your success and happiness to coexist with each other. Dedicated to you, M&S is fit for everyone from established to aspiring entrepreneurs and companies alike. Take control of your success, take control of your life, take control of YOU. 


Who We Are 

Founder & CEO, Dennis M. Postema smiling in a suit

Dennis M. Postema

Serial Entrepreneur, Certified Life Coach, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Health Coach, Speaker & #1 International Bestselling Author

  Introducing international best-selling author, successful entrepreneur, certified personal trainer, certified health coach, certified life coach, speaker, & registered financial consultant, Dennis M. Postema. Through personal experiences with tragedy, life-changing surgeries, & health issues, Dennis developed a unique perspective on the journey to success, and for the past 19 years, he has been helping clients break through their own barriers. Through his dedication to the client and their personal needs, Dennis has revolutionized the business world one step at a time.

More Notable Achievement From Dennis

  • Founder of over a dozen successful businesses
  • #1 International Best-Selling author of 16 books
  • Cover Page of Agent Sales Journal (Senior Market Division) 2011
  • 2012- 10 Under 40 Award Recipient from the Defiance Chamber of Commerce
  • 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award from his alma mater, Northwest State Community College
  • 2015 featured cover story for The Register Magazine
  • 2016 named one of the top 100 finalists for The John Maxwell Leadership Award
  • Editor's Choice award for his contribution to Jack Canfield's book, Dare to Succeed
  • Cover Page of Finance Monthly in November 2020
  • Featured in Greater Fort Wayne’s 2020 40 Under 40
  • Cover Page of CEO Today in February 2021
  • Find out more about Dennis at Dennispostema.com