www.bluteaudevenney.com<br />
The <br />Natural Advantage <br />Session<br />How to Lead and Perform <br />at Your Best<br />
What is the foundation of leading and performing at your best personally and for your team?<br />
Our Objectives today:<br />
There are two flawed assumptions for success:<br /><ul><li>Each person can learn to be competent in almost everything
Each person’s greatest room for growth is in their weak areas</li></li></ul><li>The right assumptions for success:<br />Ea...
The three dimensions of the human mind:<br />
The Performance Process<br />Productive<br />Action<br />Motivation  <br />Reason<br />Instincts<br />Will<br />Affective<...
What is Kolbe?<br />
What is conation?<br />	Conation is your natural striving instincts for taking action – your initiative.<br />
Conation is your knack forgetting things <br />done<br />Separate from your personality or your intelligence<br />
Our action mode stays constant throughout our lifetime<br />	Explains the link between who you are and how you achieve<br />
Our action modes affect…..<br />How we take initiative<br />The degree of effort we impart<br />The stress created environ...
Kolbe A Index Results<br />
Your Kolbe Action Modes<br />
Fact Finder<br />
FollowThru<br />
Quick Start<br />
Implementor<br />
Individual Profiles<br />
Corinne Larkin<br />
Kacy Huang<br />
Jan Blades<br />
Sarah Atkinson<br />
Matthew MacInnis<br />
Jeremy Bast<br />
John Lawrence<br />
Matthew Mahoney<br />
Myles Wood<br />
Summary of Strengths<br />
Summary of Strengths<br />
Summary of Natural Advantage<br />
Summary of Natural Advantage<br />
Exercise Three<br />
How Often Are we Wrong About Kolbe Results When we Guess?<br />Spouses – 85% of the time<br />	Bosses – 75% of the time<br...
Where you are insistent, it explains a lot about you:<br />
Ideal Candidate<br /> McCain<br />Obama<br />
Natural Fit of Each Candidate<br />80% Fit<br />85% Fit<br />
What Profile do you think would be a natural leader on a deserted island.<br />
2.What Profile do you think would make a better athlete?<br />
3.What Profile do you think would make a better surgeon?<br />
4.If you wanted to change dinner plans (restaurants), how would you go about doing this:<br />	a) Fact Finder – <br />	b) ...
Break Into 3 Groups<br />1)Dealing with Change – How Do you Approach People<br />2) Setting Up a Meeting<br />3) Delegatin...
Applying Kolbe<br />1) Communication<br />2) Leadership<br />
One Word to Describe Each<br />Fact Finder– Analytical<br />Follow Through– Logical<br />Quick Start– Impulsive<br />Imple...
Questions to Take Action:<br />Fact Finder– Why?<br />Follow Through– How?<br />Quick Start– Where?<br />Implementor – Wha...
When Stressed out or Blocked, ask:<br />Fact Finder – What’s Most Important<br />Follow Through – What does the end result...
How Would You Present an Idea to:<br />8724<br />4292<br />6841<br />
Is it best to work with people who are conatively like you?<br />
The foundation of a high-performing leadership team is each person working naturally, individually and together with their...
Working using your natural advantage:<br />Builds initiative<br />Builds Relationships<br />Builds ownership<br />
Case Study – Harvard <br />Business Review<br />“Gen Y in the Workforce”<br />
The 3 x 3<br />Goal Planner<br />
Thank you!<br />
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  1. 1. www.bluteaudevenney.com<br />
  2. 2. The <br />Natural Advantage <br />Session<br />How to Lead and Perform <br />at Your Best<br />
  3. 3. What is the foundation of leading and performing at your best personally and for your team?<br />
  4. 4. Our Objectives today:<br />
  5. 5. There are two flawed assumptions for success:<br /><ul><li>Each person can learn to be competent in almost everything
  6. 6. Each person’s greatest room for growth is in their weak areas</li></li></ul><li>The right assumptions for success:<br />Each person’s talents are unique and enduring<br />Each person’s greatest room for growth is in their strong areas<br />
  7. 7. The three dimensions of the human mind:<br />
  8. 8. The Performance Process<br />Productive<br />Action<br />Motivation <br />Reason<br />Instincts<br />Will<br />Affective<br />Cognitive<br />Conative<br />
  9. 9. What is Kolbe?<br />
  10. 10. What is conation?<br /> Conation is your natural striving instincts for taking action – your initiative.<br />
  11. 11. Conation is your knack forgetting things <br />done<br />Separate from your personality or your intelligence<br />
  12. 12. Our action mode stays constant throughout our lifetime<br /> Explains the link between who you are and how you achieve<br />
  13. 13. Our action modes affect…..<br />How we take initiative<br />The degree of effort we impart<br />The stress created environment<br />How synergy is created with others<br />How to target your energy<br />
  14. 14. Kolbe A Index Results<br />
  15. 15. Your Kolbe Action Modes<br />
  16. 16. Fact Finder<br />
  17. 17. FollowThru<br />
  18. 18. Quick Start<br />
  19. 19. Implementor<br />
  20. 20. Individual Profiles<br />
  21. 21. Corinne Larkin<br />
  22. 22. Kacy Huang<br />
  23. 23. Jan Blades<br />
  24. 24. Sarah Atkinson<br />
  25. 25. Matthew MacInnis<br />
  26. 26. Jeremy Bast<br />
  27. 27. John Lawrence<br />
  28. 28. Matthew Mahoney<br />
  29. 29. Myles Wood<br />
  30. 30. Summary of Strengths<br />
  31. 31. Summary of Strengths<br />
  32. 32. Summary of Natural Advantage<br />
  33. 33. Summary of Natural Advantage<br />
  34. 34. Exercise Three<br />
  35. 35. How Often Are we Wrong About Kolbe Results When we Guess?<br />Spouses – 85% of the time<br /> Bosses – 75% of the time<br /> Teachers – 64% of the time<br /> Self – 50% of the time<br />
  36. 36. Where you are insistent, it explains a lot about you:<br />
  37. 37.
  38. 38. Ideal Candidate<br /> McCain<br />Obama<br />
  39. 39. Natural Fit of Each Candidate<br />80% Fit<br />85% Fit<br />
  40. 40. What Profile do you think would be a natural leader on a deserted island.<br />
  41. 41. 2.What Profile do you think would make a better athlete?<br />
  42. 42. 3.What Profile do you think would make a better surgeon?<br />
  43. 43. 4.If you wanted to change dinner plans (restaurants), how would you go about doing this:<br /> a) Fact Finder – <br /> b) Follow Through – <br /> c) QuickStart – <br /> d) Implementor - <br />
  44. 44. Break Into 3 Groups<br />1)Dealing with Change – How Do you Approach People<br />2) Setting Up a Meeting<br />3) Delegating<br />
  45. 45. Applying Kolbe<br />1) Communication<br />2) Leadership<br />
  46. 46. One Word to Describe Each<br />Fact Finder– Analytical<br />Follow Through– Logical<br />Quick Start– Impulsive<br />Implementor – Tactile<br />
  47. 47. Questions to Take Action:<br />Fact Finder– Why?<br />Follow Through– How?<br />Quick Start– Where?<br />Implementor – What?<br />
  48. 48. When Stressed out or Blocked, ask:<br />Fact Finder – What’s Most Important<br />Follow Through – What does the end result look like?<br />Quick Start – What’s another way?<br />Implementor – How do we build it?<br />Mediators – What’s in in for everybody?<br />
  49. 49. How Would You Present an Idea to:<br />8724<br />4292<br />6841<br />
  50. 50. Is it best to work with people who are conatively like you?<br />
  51. 51. The foundation of a high-performing leadership team is each person working naturally, individually and together with their strengths<br />
  52. 52. Working using your natural advantage:<br />Builds initiative<br />Builds Relationships<br />Builds ownership<br />
  53. 53. Case Study – Harvard <br />Business Review<br />“Gen Y in the Workforce”<br />
  54. 54. The 3 x 3<br />Goal Planner<br />
  55. 55. Thank you!<br />

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