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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.

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?”

3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Kolbe A Result in 2017

Remember that for most things, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer and you’ll need to look at your MO to find the best ways of achieving your goals this year.

Hiring to Eliminate Risk Stifles Innovation and Kills the Economy

Organizations will need to hire individuals with diverse conative strengths (in all four Kolbe Action Modes®) in order to build synergistic and innovative workforces.

Using Conative Strengths for ‘Space Travel’

Can you teach people about conation in any location – even in outer space? One Kolbe Consultant decided to find out by taking a group of executives into the “Final Frontier” – or at least, a close facsimile.

Why only 12 percent of Family Owned Businesses Make it to a 3rd Generation

Research at the Family Business Institute states that only 12 percent of family owned businesses make it to a third generation.