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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.

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 […]

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

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.

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?”