Systems should work for people, not the other way around. We reduce complex challenges to tractable problems and design systems to make people more capable.
What is Uninvented?
I’m Josh EmBree, the founder of Uninvented, and I love challenges. It’s why I got a PhD in Statistics (UCLA), did Public Policy research (RAND), and worked in Data Science (NIKE). Solving complex problems was a great way to make a living and to feel good about myself, but it was mostly motivated by insecurity. I invented an identity based on success metrics and expectations that eventually became a trap. I had to let go of my achievements to be vulnerable and truly grow as a person. In doing so, I realized that success is just an outcome. Real growth stems from honest capability. Who you are is shaped more by what you can do than what you’ve done. I started Uninvented to help others build organizations around curiosity, creativity, and capability. We believe systems should work for people, not the other way around.