Conation Nation Symposium

October 24 — 31, 2018   Scottsdale, AZ

2018 Professional Awards - FINALISTS ANNOUNCED!

Kolbe Corp believes in recognizing and celebrating thoughtful users of Kolbe Wisdomâ„¢. To do this, we're going to honor winners of three awards for conative excellence.

Congratulations to the individuals and organizations named as Finalists for the 2018 Kolbe Professional Awards, and thank you to all who were nominated and applied for consideration. These finalists have shown creativity and leadership when it comes to the use of conation, and Kolbe Wisdom™.

Kolbe Enterprise Award: For Organizational Leadership in Building Conative Excellence

This award honors a company for using Kolbe Solutions to make a difference in their organization and can describe and/or demonstrate the impact this work had.


  • Bethany Christian Services
  • The Financial Services Network
  • LSW Architects

Kolbe Professional Award: For Individual Leadership in Building Conative Excellence

This award honors a Kolbe Certified™ Consultant who has developed a high level of expertise in Kolbe Theory, and has used Kolbe products and methodologies to impact organizations and/or individuals.


  • Andrew Lawless
  • Amy Riccardi
  • Ross Slater and Wayne Smith

Kolbe Founder's Award

This award is presented by Kathy Kolbe to a person or people who have made significant, long-term contributions to the Kolbe theory. We are thrilled to announce that the 2018 Founder's Award will be given to Dan Sullivan and Babs Smith, co-founders of Strategic Coach.