Colors Exercise RED BLUE WHITE YELLOW GREEN PINK RED GREEN WHITE PURPLE RED GREEN PINK GREEN ORANGE RED BLUE RED YELLOW WHITE GREEN RED PINK
Quote “ Nobody can think and hit at the same time.” Yogi Berra Professional Baseball Player, Coach, and Manager
Three Parts of the Mind Cognitive Thinking IQ Skills Reason Knowledge Experience Education Affective Feeling Desires Motivation Attitudes Preferences Emotions Values Conative Doing Drive Instinct Necessity Mental Energy Innate Force Talents
Kolbe Action Modes Deals with risk and uncertainty Arranges and designs Gathers and shares information Handles space and tangibles Fact Finder: Follow Thru: Quick Start: Implementor:
How you take action in these four instinct-based Action Modes® defines your MO Your Kolbe result is so individualized, only 5% of the population is likely to have one just like it.
Al Gore : The design and construction of domed stadiums – in Seattle (the Kingdome was the first free-standing cement dome ever built), Houston (the Astrodome was the first stadium to use Astroturf) and Minnesota (the Metrodome is the only stadium in the United States whose roof is suspended without beams or rods – it’s supported by air pressure), for example, have been feats of architectural and engineering excellence. But the real measure of any stadium, domed or otherwise, is how much fun you have inside.
Methods of Communication tangibles with props, models, demonstrations, texture, machinery, body language written words with data, citations, analogies, case studies, verifications visuals with graphs, charts, diagrams, posters, outlines, maps, similes, patterns spoken words with ad libs, improvised metaphors, visuals, bullet points, intense colors Fact Finder: Follow Thru: Quick Start: Implementor:
Kolbe Commitment Clarifier ™ STEP 1 : Fill in the chart below with all of your commitments. Task Evaluation STEP 2 : Evaluate each task in the commitment level following the ranks below. Conative: 3 – Great Fit 2 – Okay 1 – Working Against Grain Affective: 3 – Enjoy It 2 – Okay 1 – Don’t Like It Cognitive: 3 – Expert 2 – Average Skill 1 – Don’t Have Needed Knowledge/Skill STEP 3 : Review the task list again. Assign each task a “Stress #” based on ranking below. Stress: 3 – Not Stressful 2 – Moderately Stressful 1 – Very Stressful Value Awareness Stress # Cognitive Affective Conative Commitments
Personal Applications Parenting Decisions (Kolbe Y™) Career Decisions (Kolbe B™) Relationship Decisions (Kolbe R™)
Recreation vs. Re-energizing How do you replace spent energy? Recreation : Using your instinctive energy in a rewarding way outside of your job. Re-energizing : Conative neutral; stop striving; eliminate all levels of effort; down time.
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