The Kolbe A Index measures how you get things done when you’re free to be yourself. After you answer the scientifically-validated questions, you’ll get a 4-number result called your MO and an interactive guide full of tips and tricks for better performance. Think of it as a custom instruction manual to yourself and how you most naturally take action every day.
“Everything is measurable and repeatable, and it just works.”Brian Alexander, Founder, Expressing the Genius Within
Kolbe Indexes help you understand how you naturally approach tasks and work. You get immediately actionable advice to grow a team and be more productive with less pain. After working with the Kolbe System™, you’ll be able to empower people to be at their best when you need them the most. Request a business or group profile to store multiple Kolbe results in one central location.
Join the nearly 1,000 Kolbe Certified™ Consultants around the globe and become the instinctive strengths expert in your organization. Whether you’re an independent coach or consultant, work in HR, or you’re a leader looking for optimal performance with your team, Kolbe Certification may be right for you.
Capitalize on the power of instinctive strengths.
Maximize teamwork by strategically combining talents.
Boost productivity by matching strengths to job requirements.
Drive growth by hiring the right people.
The Kolbe System does not measure your personality type or how smart you are. Kolbe Indexes are based on conation — the part of the mind that governs how you actually get things done when striving. Think of it as your instinctive strengths.
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Kolbe TeamSuccess® Solutions Reports
An entire suite of reports to help maximize collaboration on a team and help any team leader get the most out of their strengths.
Activate Your A Guide - Now Available on Amazon
Kathy Kolbe's definition of success is the freedom to be yourself. A powerful companion to the Kolbe A™ Index, this workbook is designed to help guide your journey to success.
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“The day I got my Kolbe results was one of the most liberating days of my life. My productivity shot through the roof!”
"I found great validation in who I am instinctively when I reviewed my Kolbe results. It immediately showed me why I was labeled a misfit...in school. If I had taken the Kolbe Index at a young age, I might have been able to avoid, or at least better understand, many of the problems I encountered in school."
"I was overcome with a sense of relief that I could stop trying to fix the part of me that so many people insisted was wrong."
"The [Kolbe's] information is different, and it's so real, and it's so meaningful and so valuable, and there's nothing else like it."
We are proud to be trusted by organizations of all sizes and industries. See how we've helped these clients do more with their people.
Surviving 5 years in Silicon Valley is a feat. Try surviving 20+ years in the competitive fintech world.
Kolbe Indexes are now an integral part of the new employee on-boarding process. Every team member knows and applies their conative strengths to succeed in the role that fits best.
With one of the highest ratings on Glassdoor employee reviews, Ubiquity is one of the top places where people enjoy working the most.
Forbes recently named Ubiquity to the Top 50 Company Culture list for medium size companies.
3 Kolbe Certified™
Ubiquity uses Kolbe Certification™ to train internal experts. So far, three employees have become Certified to bring Kolbe Wisdom™ even closer to home.
A thriving architecture firm builds more than buildings, it needs to build a community.
Kolbe has become the default language of talents at LSW Architects, from putting together project teams and creating team synergy, to coaching clients and community development partners.
Employees voluntarily leave LSW at 200x lower rate than is typical for the industry. Employees voluntarily leave LSW at 200x lower rate than is typical for the industry.
3 Years as Best
Awarded Best in Business for Employee Well-Being by the Vancouver / SW Washington Business Journal, 2016, 2017, and 2018.
Kolbe supports impressive revenue growth by streamlining employee communication and helping them handle more projects in less time.
Chalk River Laboratories were on a mission to revitalize themselves into a world-class nuclear science campus, but they had a high turnover rate of 20% in a specific department.
Using the Kolbe RightFit™ software to identify the requirements of the Technician role, Chalk River Laboratories has optimized their hiring process and dramatically reduced turnover rates.
Turnover Issue Diagnosed
Kolbe RightFit™ Sheds Light on an Important Discovery - They’d been hiring people who didn’t have the right combination of natural strengths.
Kolbe Hiring Process Used
Began using Kolbe RightFit by creating a Range of Success™ and using Kolbe A™ Indexes with candidates and eight new people with the right natural strengths were hired.
60% Decrease in Dept. Turnover
Two years later, the turnover rate was reduced to 8% and all personnel hired using Kolbe’s Proven System and RightFit hiring software were still on the job.