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Our mission is to help people succeed by having the Freedom to Be Themselves. We’ve discovered the secret to what makes people tick – the instincts that drive individual and group behaviors. Our validated assessments help you learn your conative strengths, and how these innate strengths fit into jobs, relationships, and on teams. Conation -- the power behind performance – determines your M.O. (modus operandi), and the true culture of any group.

What Kolbe results taught me about my family

I went back home a few weeks ago — for the first time since my parents both took the Kolbe A™ Index — and I’m not exaggerating when I tell you that my entire life […]

The Obamas: Conative Power Couple

Michelle and Barack Obama faced many consequential decisions in their lives, and likely approached them with different strengths. At Kolbe we know that the trick for any couple with contrasting strengths is to appreciate and respect each other, instead of getting in each other’s way.

Retiring After 30 Years: Will Rapp

With his experience living and working around the world, Will Rapp (7-2-8-3) has been the driving force pushing Kolbe Corp into international markets.  Having been an independent Kolbe Certified™ Consultant, Will has been a strong […]

Client Spotlight: Beyond M&A

Hutton Henry (2-2-9-5), CEO of U.K. consulting firm, Beyond M&A, has had a momentous 14 months. Since becoming Kolbe Certified™ he has launched a book, been a featured speaker at Kolbe’s Conation Nation Symposium, and continued the crusade for a people-first approach to mergers and acquisitions.

NEW: Kolbe Plus 1-Day Workshop

We have been rolling out our new Kolbe Plus 1-Day Workshop to help time-strapped consultants, leaders, and entrepreneurs get just the right amount of information in an immersive experience.

Ross Slater and Wayne Smith Win The Kolbe Professional Award

Toronto-based consultants Ross Slater and Wayne Smith have been using Kolbe since 1994 to help businesses reach further. Nearly 25 years later, Kolbe Corp has recognized their achievements with the 2018 Conative Excellence Professional Award. […]

2018 Kolbe Professional Award Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the individuals and organizations named as Finalists for the 2018 Kolbe Professional Awards, and thank you to all who were nominated and applied for consideration.  These finalists have shown creativity and leadership when […]

Dan Sullivan and Babs Smith to receive Kolbe Founder’s Award at Conation Nation Symposium

This year we are thrilled to announce the 2018 Founder’s Award will be presented to to Dan Sullivan and Babs Smith, co-founders of Strategic Coach. Dan and Babs have changed the game for business owners around the world, and they’ve used conation and Kolbe Solutions to revolutionize the way entrepreneurs think about growth.

Top Tips for New Kolbe Certified™ Consultants:

Tip 1: Start with You – One of the best things you can do to better serve others with Kolbe is to have a solid understanding of your own MO and how your own conative […]

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 […]