Shannon Waller Named Winner of Kolbe Corp Conative Excellence Award

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Winner announced at Conation Nation Symposium in Scottsdale.

Shannon Waller is a passionate entrepreneurial coach, best-selling author and a highly-sought-after speaker. And now, she is also the winner of Kolbe Corp’s Professional Award. Waller, a Kolbe CertifiedTM Consultant and a key decision-maker at Strategic Coach, is the creator of The Entrepreneurial Team® Program, which is designed to foster a winning entrepreneurial attitude.

Waller, a recognized entrepreneurial team expert and co-author of the best-selling book, Unique Ability®: Creating The Life You Want, received the award at the Conation Nation Symposium in Scottsdale, AZ., on May 7.

“We are very excited to honor such a dynamic and creative leader. Shannon is an extraordinary professional whose insight, passion and expertise has help thousands of people succeed,” said Kolbe Corp CEO David Kolbe. “The Conation Nation Symposium is an important part of our mission, and with the Professional Award we are able to recognize and celebrate the efforts of our partners around the world.”

The Conation Nation Symposium is dedicated to cultivating understanding of conation and inspiring action. The event featured presentations from leaders in coaching, human resources, and personal relationships as well as a keynote address by Talent Development Expert Rich Vincent who has served in leadership development positions with such organizations as Nestlé and

For most of the past century, researchers have focused on understanding and quantifying the cognitive and affective aspects of the mind while paying relatively little attention to the conative (or volitional) aspect. The conative part of the mind pertains to how an individual solves problems when given the freedom to act instinctively. Kolbe Corp has been the leader in research on conation for four decades.

For more information about the Conation Nation Symposium, visit: or email: kolbetraining(at)kolbe(dot)com.

About Kolbe Corp
For four decades, Phoenix-based Kolbe Corp has helped people identify their instinctive talents and use their innate abilities to succeed. Kolbe Corp’s software, consulting, and personnel assessments are used by individuals and organizations throughout the United States and in 34 countries on five continents to find and develop top talent, increase productivity and build effective teams. Kolbe solutions are currently available in English, Spanish, French, and German.

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