As we experience the COVID-19 global pandemic, business owners around the globe have had to adjust quickly to stay afloat. With so many changes and uncertainty, it is hard to be productive and even harder […]
Conation is the part of the mind that determines how we take action.
It’s our instinctive strength. When you approach a problem or a project, what is your first – instinctive – way to approach that […]
What do my numbers mean?
The Kolbe A Index measures your conation across four action modes – your “numbers.” These
numbers, 1-10 in each mode, make up your instinctive method of operation – or MO. Your MO
What is the best tool you can use to build and keep the right team in your organization? It is not a resume, or an interview, or a personality test. Those are standard practices in […]
How does your team define a successful week? How do you define a successful week?
It can be difficult to determine whether you – or your team – won the week, but getting some clear wins […]
Whether training a new employee or providing professional development to your team, training is a necessary component of every business. But are your team members interested in the content? Are they learning? Are the time […]
What do you need to do to be a successful leader?
Recently, I sat in a discovery meeting with three partners from a very successful firm. In discussing professional services needed for this company, the one […]
What are two of the biggest mistakes people make when hiring?
We had a client in the financial profession who hired another advisor for his team. After reviewing resumes and handling interviews, he hired someone. […]
Conative cloning is a phenomenon that we see with many businesses, where they’ve hired people with very similar conative strengths. Typically, a business owner hires somebody like themselves to delegate to. If that works well […]