What is Conative Stress and Why Should You Care?

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 […]

By |2020-03-31T10:42:11-07:00March 31st, 2020|Conation, Kolbe A, Productivity|

Organizational Change through Conative Cloning

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 […]

By |2019-07-09T11:34:31-07:00June 28th, 2019|Conation, Employee Engagement, Productivity|

Conation in Action – A Closer Look at Conation in the Workplace

Ancient philosophers and modern psychologists tend to agree on a three-part human mind, with separate domains for thinking, feeling, and acting, or taking action. Cognition, the thinking part, can be measured with assessment […]

By |2019-02-16T15:49:32-08:00February 12th, 2019|Kolbe A, Productivity|