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Producing, Publishing, Consulting


The Motivation Place (TMP) is a small Michigan-based production company that specializes in business leadership consulting and self-publishing services for aspiring authors.


We provide useful content and coaching for businesses and individuals to thrive in their leadership endeavors as well as create opportunities for authors and speakers to share their stories with the world. More specifically, we:

  • Publish motivational books and original works.

  • Consult with leaders, authors and speakers to foster personal and professional growth.

  • Create content (posts, videos, podcasts, etc.) to share motivational resources we use and believe in.




Being a lifestyle company, maintaining a work-life balance is crucial to us. The majority of the work our team produces is created remotely using online collaborative tools to communicate. This also allows us to expand our network, grow our team, and creates a successful, flexible work environment.


Oh, and coffee. Lots and lots of coffee!



Motivation Media Productions (MMP) acts as an "umbrella" that oversees a variety of services with the intent to cater to any need in the realm of publishing and consulting. The Motivation Place (or TMP) is our central "hub" of communicating our motivation to you. In other words, TMP is the face of our production company's brand.

Meet The Founders

Our team consists of a variety of individuals representing 3 generations with a wide-range of expertise in legal writing and editing, journalism, team-preneurship, leadership, and mentorship.

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Jessica Parsons
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Jessica Parsons has always had an ambition to create digital content. After earning a degree in English Writing from Northern Michigan University, Jessica has worked in a variety of roles in journalism, from being a freelance writer to an opinion editor. In addition to her contribution to Remotely Crazy, Jessica is the heartbeat of operations at Motivation Media Productions, LLC.

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Keith Bean
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Keith Bean is a retired United States Marine Corps Master Sergeant living in Clarkston, Michigan. Over the last two decades, Keith has guided thousands of leaders across multiple industries to achieve breakthroughs in team performance. That ongoing passion led him into creating Motivation Media Productions, LLC, where he’s committed to providing valuable motivational content, executive leadership retreats, as well as coaching and consulting services.

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Mike Roeder
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Mike Roeder has enjoyed successful careers in journalism and law. After having spent over 20 years as a journalist at the Peoria Journal Star, Mike received his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Mike is a passionate advocate for indigent prisoners in Wisconsin. Additionally, he has been an instructor in legal writing and continues to volunteer as a tutor at the Literacy Council in Madison. Mike provides lifelong wisdom and expert counsel in his role as a VP at Motivation Media Productions, LLC.

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