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Emergenetics is the merging of two ideas – our behaviour emerging from our life experiences and our genetic traits. It provides a clear way to understand this intersection of nature and nurture through the Emergenetics Profile, built on four Thinking Attributes and three Behavioural Attributes that every person exhibits.
Emergenetics is a particularly good tool to be used in the context of teams because:
• It is very easy to understand and remember
• Strengths-based approach builds cohesive and productive teams and organizations
• It helps teams and organizations maximize the effectiveness of existing talent
• Helps teams to communicate and work together better
• Helps teams to manage both change and conflict better
• The results are easily available on the app – downloadable in iOS or Android
Emergenetics begins with an online assessment which is taken around 2 weeks before the actual workshop. In the actual Meeting of the Minds workshop, participants are guided through a step-by-step process – interspersed with a lot of activities, through which the thinking and the behavior attributes are brought to life.
Once individual reports are shared and clarified suitably by participants, the workshop then moves on to showcase the diversity within the team on the different attributes. The workshop is a revealing and surprising experience for participants. "Oh yes, now I understand!!" (followed by lot of laughter and gasps of disbelief) is an often-heard refrain in these workshops. The workshops are also very rich in contextually relevant discussions on attitudes and reactions of different people to change, conflict, etc. For leaders in the room, the workshop gives deep insights on people and how best to manage & coach them.
Through an immersive workshop experience that involves a mixture of discussion, experiential team activities, individual introspection and group sharing, FocusU brings to life this powerful new tool - to make a difference to all individuals and teams who embark on this enthralling journey.
Through the Meeting of the Minds Workshop, you will
• Understand self and others
• Communicate more effectively
• Understand others’ perception of you
• Make better decisions
• Value your gifts
The Meeting of the Minds Workshop can be customized to emphasize specific themes relevant to your needs, such as communication, personal effectiveness, and team effectiveness.
Do you want to know more about the science behind Emergenetics?
Real, definable brain science is one major way that Emergenetics stands out from the crowd. If you’re someone who needs the facts and the data, it’s all right here. Even if you’re not a science person, Emergenetics history and background will give you a great understanding of why it was created and how it works.
If you are looking at a refreshing new way to get your team to work better together - FocusU invites you to explore The Emergenetics for Teams workshop!
Contact Us today - we will be glad to meet up and discuss the possibilities for your team!
I found Emergenetics to be a tool that goes beyond slotting the team into straight jacketed boxes but rather helps us understand personalities basis their thinking and behavioural patterns. The tool has great application when it comes to putting together a project team or choosing which resources to pick for a specific kind of task. Within a team it can drive awareness of what preferred thinking and behaviour modes are and hence allows individuals to improve on the least preferred thinking and behavioural modes.
The app is a great reinforcer and allows the team to share and collaborate among each other in a fun way! All in all – a great tool that I would recommend for any intact team to use to work efficiently.