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Work That Works by Geil Browning

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Foreword

In the beginning, Emergenetics started as a tool that helped people decipher how they thought and behaved. It brought scientific objectivity to a most perplexing challenge: human behavior. People have characteristics that emerge from their life experiences, as well as factors that are hardwired by their genetics. The Emergenetics system introduced a simple, but not simplistic, framework that showed people how they naturally used their mental energies and how they presented themselves to the world. The Emergenetics Profile could be used by everyone to understand not only themselves but also their colleagues.

Since that time, we have seen Emergenetics evolve into a complete, scalable driver of positive change and systemic culture. The Profile still shows individuals how to prize their talents, but we also have learned so much more about helping people flex their attributes so they can perform in a well-rounded way and meet others with different preferences where they are. In addition, we have become more sophisticated at valuing and leveraging the talents of all employees in the workplace. We found out that anything can be interpreted by using an Emergenetics Profile, from brainstorming all aspects of a new project to buying a new home.

This book is written to help guide all levels of an organization to create a positive and productive working environment. When we stopped to look at our own offices and our own corporate climate, we realized that we had instinctively used ...

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