Category: Kolbe Wisdom

Stop Hiring Smart, Likable People.

Is an hour interview and a resume really enough to determine if the person you’re hiring will be right for the tasks they will be given?

Are Your Team Members in the Right Roles?

How does someone who applies for a marketing position end up getting hired for sales instead and end up becoming a top producer?

It’s all about finding the Right Fit for your natural strengths.

How to Optimize Your Most Important Workplace Relationships

Just because two people have different numbers (conative conflict), that doesn’t mean they can’t get along or don’t like each other. Different results just mean they take action in different ways.

One Mistake Too Many Hiring Managers Make

One entrepreneurial-minded risk taker with one great idea after another is a blessing, but if you put a bunch of them in a room together, you’ll never finish a project.

3 Big Takeaways from Year 3 of Kolbe Strengths Week

Kolbe Strengths Week is an annual celebration of Kolbe’s mission to help all people understand their natural instincts.  Every year, the Kolbe community comes together for a week to share the power of Kolbe strengths […]

Is Your Rockstar Employee About to Burn Out?

Right now, a lot of people have just too much to do. The best way to combat this and prevent burnout is by getting back to the basics and seeing what kinds of things your […]

How to Actually Support Your Team’s  Strengths

The simplest way to support your team is by giving people permission to use their strengths — especially if you’ve been telling them that strengths are an important part of your company culture.

New Reports for TeamSuccess

We’re so excited to share new developments to help team leaders thrive using the power of instinctive strengths. Over the past year, we’ve enhanced the Kolbe TeamSuccess® Solutions Team Optimization report, and now, we have released powerful new companion reports specifically […]

The Biggest Mistake We See in Hiring

The biggest mistake we see in hiring is leaders not genuinely knowing what success looks like for a given role and then just placing people into positions based on personality or intelligence.

The Mark of a True Leader

Knowing the strengths of those you lead is essential. Great leaders know how to get the most out of the people they’re leading. Using the Kolbe Index and working with us makes that process much faster and takes some of the guesswork out of it.