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About us...


Founded in 2003, Motivational Transitions is a human and organizational development company rooted in promoting individual and organizational effectiveness.  We provide one-on-one support, as well as  group training for organizations who desire more from their current work and life processes.

How do we "Enhance lives through unleashing human potential"?

It is our core belief that for any individual or organization to be fully effective in all aspects, there is a need for heightened self-awareness.  We hold this belief true for our high school and college aged clients, all the way to working professionals and organizations.  

Through the facilitation of individual or group coaching sessions, Motivational Transitions strives to be fully present and engaged, offering personalized guidance and direction in need areas disclosed by clients.  By providing resources and tools for use, such as Insights Discovery, we endeavor to maximize the time spent with individuals and teams, and to produce purposeful action-driven results.

Ron Klinger, M.S.

Founder & CEO-Chief Engagement Officer


As the founder and president of Motivational Transitions, Ron conducts academic and career coaching for high school and college students, and provides organizational consulting where he works to, “Enhance lives through unleashing human potential”.  Ron was recently involved in growing business community members in the League City, Texas, Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program, and has delivered staff training and development sessions for companies large and small.

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Ron earned his bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Bowling Green State University, and his master’s degree from Texas A&M University in higher education administration.  Ron brings a unique combination of student affairs theory and practice to his role as a trainer and consultant for those he serves.  He is also a licensed practitioner for Insights Discovery®.  

Ron has had the honor of speaking at local, regional and national conferences.  Ron delivers workshops and breakout sessions on everything from Team and Organizational Effectiveness, Work-Life Planning, Servant Leadership, to Motivation and Goal Setting, and delivers keynotes to groups large and small.  His sessions promise to be value added as well as interactive and dynamic with high energy that will leave you inspired and motivated to take action towards producing desired results.  Ron served for 3 years as a volunteer host of Community Spotlight, a weekly radio show which airs on Talk650, the Houston CBS Radio affiliate. 

Ron has a passion to support the growth and development of others and brings a sincere, genuine care to all he is called upon to serve.  He believes that one’s experiences facilitate opportunities for reflection and learning, and in return growth.

Community/Volunteer Involvement:

One of the core beliefs of servant leadership is that of service.  By being engaged in the community, Ron strives to serve while putting his gifts, talents and strengths to use for the betterment of others.  The following list of roles are demonstrative of an effort to give in order to make a difference.

  • Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership:
    As a volunteer since 1998, Ron has served HOBY in local, regional, and national levels.  He had the honor of serving as "HOBY Daddy", Leadership Seminar Chair, for the 2006 HOBY TGC Seminar.  He has also served as a regional program director for fundraising, and has been a trainer for the past 4 years at the national HOBY Training Institute.


  • Community Associations Institute:
    From 2008-2011, Ron served as a volunteer for the Greater Houston Chapter of the Community Associations Institutes talk show host for their weekly radio show, Community Spotlight. Ron shared the microphone and airwaves with such guests as Houston Mayor Annise Parker, county judge Ed Emmett, and best selling author John G. Miller.  In 2010, Ron was awarded Volunteer of the Year for his hosting and support of the Community Spotlight radio show.


  • Gloria Dei Lutheran Church-Early Childhood Ministry (ECM) Program:
    A 6 year committee member, Ron supported the ECM program through planning, budgeting, and re-accreditation in 2009, and served as chair person of the committee for 2009-2010, and 2010-2011 school years.  


  • Cub Scout Pack 956:
    Parent volunteers are what make a cub scout pack work and function.  As Pinewood Derby chair, Ron was responsible for the planning, coordination and facilitation of the annual PACK 956 Pinewood Derby Races for three years.

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