Over the years the Kolbe System™ has been written about, discussed and debated. It has been proven by the test of time.
Financial Advisor Magazine: This advisory firm is tapping into the instinctual behavior of clients to help them reach financial goals using the Kolbe Index.
AZ Business Magazine: After 40 years of helping companies assess innate strengths, Kolbe Corp is expanding its expertise in human behavior to help couples improve personal relationships with Takes Two®, a customized relationship guide for couples.
To assist in selecting the right person, Hallowell offers a useful do-it-yourself interview questionnaire. Far more interesting is his introduction to a less-known insight, your employees’ ‘conative’ style.
Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce: She further explained that oftentimes people absorb pieces of advice that don’t really apply to their natural talents or their roles. “Good advice gone bad is what happens when well-intentioned good advice doesn’t work for you,” Bruske said.
Arizona Originals (podcast): This week we spend a few moments with David Kolbe on the topic of millennials and the multi-generational workforce. He shares some common-sense insights which demystify what many make out to be complex and potentially counterproductive.
"Walker also recommends using tools such as the Kolbe Corp assessments or the Gallup StrengthsFinder. “For those in their 20s, I suggest certain diagnostics to help them see ... what their talents are, so they know how to chart a path that will give them meaning and purpose."
joshhuizing.com: If you get bored or tired easily at your job, it’s probably because you are working against your natural instincts. You are stuck doing tasks that suck away your energy. You are working against your grain.
Asianefficiency.com: Do you ever feel like things are harder than they should be? Then today’s episode about conative productivity is for you.
SimonAssociates.net: At SAMC, we know a lot about family firms and do a lot of work in this arena. Did you know that almost 80% of the businesses in the U.S. are owned and run by families? That's why we are thrilled to have Amy Bruske on our On the Brink podcast, an expert in helping family businesses thrive over time.
GrowthtoFreedom.com: Amy K. Bruske joins Dan Kuschell to talk about how to work with family members in a sustainable way and how to find the RightFit when hiring.
Risk and Business Magazine: Why would you put a Square Peg in a Round Hole? (page 25)
Kolbe Corp EVP Frank Reid analyzes how conation can help with team building within the hotel industry.
Investor's Business Daily explores how financial advisors are using assessment tools with new and existing clients to evaluate attitudes about risk, happiness and money.
Society for Human Resources (SHRM): How the Barnum Financial Group used the Kolbe assessments and reports to guide coaching, communications and teamwork.
Evidence of a third faculty of the brain, the conative faculty, was announced at a conference for business, education, and government leaders from nine countries and 35 states, hosted by Kolbe Corp in SHRM.
WSJ Cranky Consumer contributor, Jane Hodges, addresses the question "Can Skill-Assessment Tests Identify Your Dream Job?" Published on 4/22/2010.
Kathy Kolbe speaks with Jim Blasingame, The Small Business Advocate, Aired on 2/9/2010.
O Magazine columnist, Dr. Martha Beck, discusses how to use the Kolbe Wisdom system in the January 2010 edition.
How Tulsa, OK insurance firm CFR uses Kolbe analysis to assemble and manage a four-person team to successfully open a branch office. A case study from The Rough Notes.
Kolbe Certified™ Consultant Mari Martin explains how to use Kolbe to "get the right people on the bus" in this article for Public Management, the monthly magazine for the International City/County Management Association (ICMA).
The New York Times: Read how one insurance executive uses Kolbe for finding the right person for the 'long haul.'
An article featured in the Arizona Business Gazette.
Realtor® Magazine: Read how the owner of Victoria Printz Team REALTORS® uses Kolbe for recruiting and performance improvement.
A column about Kolbe Wisdom™ by Dr. Martha Beck in O, The Oprah Magazine.
Alumnus Kathy Kolbe tells IMC students her "System" helps people trust their instincts.
Peer groups, popular entertainment and, increasingly, video games and the Internet, all entice youngsters relentlessly, and compete with parental efforts. Dr. Edward Hoffman, Ph.D. and Kathy Kolbe discuss parenting, one of life's greatest satisfactions as well as its most intense challenge.
A mother's view of the Kolbe Index.
Discover what Kathy Kolbe says may really be the cause of "ADD."
Kathy Kolbe writes about learning to use your instinctive strengths to operate more efficiently by having the "freedom to be yourself."
This article by Kathy Kolbe discusses the benefits of "trusting your guts."
Dr. Edward Hoffman, Ph.D. discusses the way instincts influence your relationships.
A white paper by Kathy Kolbe on how to implement strengths-based approaches to succession planning.