Theme, Keynote Speaker Announced for Conation Nation Symposium

BIG NEWS. The theme for this October’s Conation Nation Symposium has just been announced: IMPACT At Kolbe we are on a mission to help people understand their own and each other’s instinctive strengths. Fulfilling that mission […]

Successful CEOs and Change

I’ve worked with a lot of CEOs so when I came across this piece from Chief Executive called “Why New CEOs Need to Manage Change to Succeed” I was struck by how important this topic […]

How Bad Managers Are Destroying Your Engagement Program

I’ve always found it interesting that there are so many management “gurus” working with so many companies helping to fix problems that they often don’t have actual experiences, like employee engagement. For instance: How can […]

Growth Consultant Jason Cupp Wins Kolbe Professional Award

Jason Cupp is the 2017 winner of Kolbe Corp’s Professional Award for Conative Excellence. Cupp was one of four finalists for the award, which honors distinguished leaders for applying conative theory to identify people’s natural strengths through consulting work.

Travel Company La Macchia Enterprises Wins Kolbe Award for Conative Excellence

What do knitting circles, talent assessments and laughter have to do with team member engagement?

For La Macchia Enterprises (LME), these are all part of a company culture focused on the unique strengths of each team member.

2017 Kolbe Professional Award Finalists Announced

Kolbe Professional Award: for Individual Leadership in Building Conative Excellence & Kolbe Enterprise Award: For Organizational Leadership in Building Conative Excellence

Does anybody really know what a Corporate Culture Is?

Through my experiences, I have found that those companies with a successful culture have two things in common.

Great Leaders Know What They Do Best – and Let Go of the Rest

Great leaders know when, where and why to put their four conative capabilities to use. Wannabe leaders believe that anything someone else can do well, they can do better.

Do and Dont’s: Preparing Kids to Take Over the Family Business

Originally appeared on MichiganMomLiving.com:  Do and Dont’s: Preparing Kids to Take Over the Family Business Too many family-owned business leaders put more energy into passing on wealth without passing on the secret sauce – the […]

Can you actually depend on your team?

Have you looked at your teams lately? I mean really looked at them and asked “How did my team(s) do this past year?”