Our Extraordinary Women Radio guest today, Geil Browning is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Emergenetics International.
Geil’s life work has focused on helping people celebrate who they are and recognize the brilliance of their gifts. You can tell why I’m a fan! And I love the Emergenetics work that Geil developed, and will tell you more in the interview.
Emergenetics is the merging of two ideas – our behavior emerging from our life experiences and our genetic traits. Emergenetics provides a clear way to understand this intersection of nature and nurture through the Emergenetics Profile, built on four Thinking Attributes and three Behavioral Attributes that every person exhibits.
Geil’s passion for education led to the creation of the Emergenetics Profile. In our interview today, Geil shares how her passion and early experience as a teacher led her to founding Emergenetics. She thought her passion was teaching, but she realizes now is that her passion is all about helping people understand their gifts.
“We have to educate ourselves about that which we are passionate about.” ~Geil Browning
But more important than this, Geil shares her story of resiliency. In 2003, at the height of her career, Geil had a stroke. This set-back ended up teaching her a lot about herself, her company and her relationships, and she shares this journey with us in the interview today. It was this personal growth that led to her latest book on leadership Work That Works.
“Leadership Is An Inside Job – Know Yourself. ~Geil Riding
Dr. Browning has been recognized as Colorado’s Outstanding Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year by the Women’s Vision Foundation. In 2003, The Denver Business Journal honored her as one of Colorado’s Outstanding Women in Businesswoman of the Year. In 2014, Emergenetics International was named one of the top 50 Colorado Companies to Watch by The Denver Business Journal. Emergenetics has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies for the past seven consecutive years.
Let’s meet the fabulous Dr. Geil Browning.