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Work That Works by Geil Browning

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Glossary of Emergenetics Terms

  • 3-2-1 Exercise An Emergenetics exercise that reviews the needs and strengths of an individual Profile in the context of a team.
  • Abstract Thinking The type of thinking that prefers concepts and ideas. Analytical and Conceptual thinking are both abstract.
  • Behavioral Attributes: Three of the seven Emergenetics Attributes that describe the ways you might conduct yourself outwardly. They are represented in percentiles that suggest the level of energy you give to the behaviors compared to the population at large.
    • Expressiveness The amount of participation you show to the world around you. This is represented by a continuum from quiet to gregarious.
    • Assertiveness The style and pace with which you advance thoughts, feelings, and beliefs. This is represented by a continuum from peacemaker to driving.
    • Flexibility Your willingness to accommodate the thoughts and actions of others. Represented by a continuum from focused to accommodating.
  • Centering A practice used before becoming engaged in a current task, which involves sitting in silent contemplation with feet flat on the ground for two minutes. Based on science that indicates this grounded time increases focus on a task or meeting.
  • Concrete Thinking The type of thinking that prefers facts and actions. Structural and Social thinking are both concrete.
  • Convergent Thinking The type of thinking that prefers things in practical, rational order. Analytical and Structural thinking are both convergent.
  • Cosmic ...

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