What is Conation?

The most important word you've never heard of...

Conation is action derived from instinct; purposeful mode of striving, volition. It is a conscious effort to carry out self-determined acts.

The Latin 'conatus', from which conation is derived, is defined as "any natural tendency, impulse, or directed effort."

Kolbe Wisdom™ and conation identify the nature of creative instincts and enable individuals to unleash the boundless power of their own natural instincts, their M.O.s (Modus Operandi), to:

  • Improve personal productivity
  • Enrich relationships
  • Become effective parents
  • Launch rewarding careers

Learn more about the history and theory behind the conative part of the mind.