Welcome to the GE MDC resource page.  Here we have posted resources mentioned in your sessions, as well as additional reading and other information related to the programs.

The Emergenetics® Toolbox contains charts that illustrate important Emergenetics® concepts on one page for easy reference. Topics include tips to help you understand yourself, to interact with others, and to apply Emergenetics® in a business context.

click here to download the  Complete Intelligence Emergenetics Toolbox

Value the Differences is an easy to read reference chart of the different Emergenetics® preferences. Topics for each preference include Strengths, Appearance when Overused, Points to Remember, and hints for Speaking to Each Preference.

click here to download the handout  Value the Differences

The Emergenetics+ app allows you to easily connect with colleagues, share profiles, and more.  For more information, please click on this link:  Emergenetics+ information

Develop insights into yourself with these questionnaires.  The PANAS, the VIA Survey of Character Strengths, and the Grit Survey are some we recommend.

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First, answer any instrument honestly. You want to have a baseline that is accurate so that you may change if you want. Do not answer according to how you believe it should be answered. Answer according to how you are right now.The Positive Affect/Negative Affect Scale (PANAS) measures the amount of each affect a person has. An affect is a set of moods, dispositions and emotions that predict a positive or negative outlook. We all have both affects. You will receive two scores – one for positive and the other for negative affect. Each is scored between 0 and 50. The higher the score, the higher the affect. If your score is weighted more heavily on positive than it is in negative you will have a more generally positive outlook, and vice versa. There are those with a higher score in negative affect than positive affect. This is not an issue unless the negative affect is accompanied with depression. If that is the case, please have a discussion with the appropriate health professional.There is an estimated 40% chance you may change your affect if you wish. Sonya Lyubomirsky’s The How of Happiness  is a researched set of tools that have been shown to adjust one’s “set range” of affect. The idea in the book is to pick a tool or two that works for you and to which you can remain consistent. Be patient. It takes time to adjust something you have been with for years.The Grit Scale Measures a person’s overall perseverance and ability to stick to a long term plan. It is scored between 1 and 5. The closer to 5, the higher your grit. Please read my blog about grit after you have taken the scale.

Additional reading  (click title to download):

Grit: Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals

Decoding leadership: What really matters

The Value of Mindfulness in Business

3 Ways to Make Stress Become an Energizer Instead of a Zapper

5 Surprising Things to Know About Getting and Keeping Focus

Leader Resilience Presentation
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