Service Model

“It was surprising how invisible the Kolbe patterns/tendencies were to me before; how accurate the findings were and how much being aware of them is a game-changer in management and interacting with others… Kolbe, for you and your leadership team, is a surprisingly incisive and insightful tool and a gift that keeps on giving.”

-Yona Shem-Tov and Dan Lange, Encounter

An Organizational Operating System Created Exclusively for Community Organizations

The chart below is an overview of The Consolution Experience system. It outlines our process, tools, and tactics designed to help Community Organizations thrive.


Contact Steve Lear ( at The Consolution Project (952-905-4805) to schedule a free consultation.

Getting from Good to Great

Need a blueprint for how to build a great organization? You’ll find one in “Good to Great and the Social Sectors: Why Business Thinking is Not the Answer” from top management consultant Jim Collins. In just 35 pages, Collins applies his business savvy to the unique challenges faced by the social sector. His advice? Community […]

Preparing Clients for the Certainty of Uncertainty

Empowering clients to live boldly and do good is at the heart of Steve Lear’s work as a financial planner. Especially in a year like 2020, that work matters. In a recent conversation, Steve talked with us about his hopes for the future, the importance of philanthropy, and why financial planners have a critical role […]