Workshops & Training

“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

Consolution training promotes action!  We help you clear the roadblocks that stand in the way of reaching your goals. Our training combines the processes and tools that we’ve found to be best at helping Community Organizations become more healthy, effective, and sustainable. These tools are designed to:

  • develop leadership
  • enhance team health
  • promote organizational effectiveness
  • drive constructive strategic planning
  • improve decision making and project management

Whether your organization wants comprehensive training in all five topics or one specific area, the choice is yours. We can customize our services to fit your unique needs.

The following workshops are currently available:

for Coordinators: Getting to Know You: Leading a Discovery Consultation

for Contributors: What’s in it for You?

for prospective clients: Consolution Cornerstones: Process, Deliverables, and Tools

for existing clients:

  • Introducing Kolbe Wisdom: The Freedom to Be Yourself
  • Building Team Health: The Power of Diversity
  • Peak Performance: Building Healthy Teams and Effective Operations (a two-day retreat presented by The Consolution Project and Instinctive Advantage)
  • TRIP: Your Roadmap for Making Decisions and Managing Projects
  • Leadership Development: Leadership Training for Leadership Team Candidates
  • Strategic/Action Organizer: Defining Your Values and Vision in Eight Steps

Find constructive solutions for your unique challenges.

Contact Steve Lear ( or Marcy Harris ( at The Consolution Project (952-905-4805) to schedule a Consolution workshop.

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