Amber Crossen

Content Manager

  • Bachelor

Technical skills

writing social media management adobe suite storytelling inclusivity
event management strategic communications speech writing media relations public relations

Areas of interest

veganism collaboration teamwork inclusion social justice
reading travel learning new languages social media politics interior design history

Summary

Personality
How they behave
Motivations
What they want to do
Reasoning
What they are capable of doing

Talent

Personal pitch

I am a communications professional with six years of experience within an international non-profit organization and through my own consulting work, and two years of experience developing and implementing communications strategies. My experience has given me the opportunity to create various types of content and has allowed me to learn how to connect with diverse audiences, and so much more. I would love to use this experience to help support the mission of a fantastic company.


Shape

Behavioral style

SHAPE SHAPE + DRIVE
Highly motivating aspect that will make them feel fulfilled.
Influence
Influence

Definition

Build relationships / Take the lead / Unite and mobilize

Behaviors in the "Influence" category are linked to providing direction. They include developing a professional network, managing teams, making decisions and being motivated to get ideas across. These behaviors provide insight on a person's natural ability to mobilize others and the way they establish relationships.

Build relationships
Take the lead
Unite and mobilize
Cooperate
Cooperate

Definition

Communicate with diplomacy / Provide support / Work collaboratively

Behaviors in the "Cooperate" category are linked to facilitating collective work. They include mediating interactions between people, solving conflict, making use of the team's resources, and providing support for others. These behaviors provide insight on a person's natural ability to evolve within a group.

Communicate with diplomacy
Provide support
Work collaboratively
Think
Think

Definition

Anticipate challenges / Develop a vision / Innovate

Behaviors in the "Think" category are linked to conceiving projects. They include designing strategies, identifying project risks, evaluating tasks and activities, and contributing new ideas. These behaviors provide insight on a person's natural ability to process abstract rather than practical concepts.

Anticipate challenges
Develop a vision
Innovate
Act
Act

Definition

Take initiative / Plan and organize / Inspect and improve

Behaviors in the "Act" category are linked to obtaining results. They include launching projects, implementing action plans, monitoring outcomes, or controlling production quality. These behaviors provide insight on a person's natural ability to understand practical rather than abstract concepts.

Take initiative
Plan and organize
Inspect and improve
Feel
Feel

Definition

Spread enthusiasm / React swiftly / Handle stress

Behaviors in the "Feel" category are linked to controlling one's emotions. They include managing stress, investing one's energy, and radiating a positive vibe. These behaviors provide insight on a person's natural ability to express and channel their emotions in different contexts.

Spread enthusiasm
React swiftly
Handle stress
Development potential
Highly developed:
Higher than 80% of people
Well developed:
Higher than 60% of people
Moderately developed:
Higher than 40% of people
Slightly developed:
Lower than 60% of people
Undeveloped:
Lower than 80% of people

Personal style: Coach

Amber Crossen is a key person when it comes to teamwork. Focused on others, they have an undeniable ability to create and develop relationships. For example, they excel at growing their network. They act as a catalyst, fostering a dynamic spirit and supporting their colleagues without fail. They are an absolute team player and care deeply about the group. Carrying out a project on their own means very little to them. It is in the relational sphere that they thrive and make a real difference.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • They find it easy to be assertive in their relationships, and set the agenda.
  • They establish genuine relationships and show an interest in people.
  • They have a positive view of criticism and tolerate different points of view.
Work management
    They have a practical approach, geared towards action.
    They prefer employing tried-and-tested approaches.
    They adapt easily to change, and consider change positive.
Emotional management
    They radiate enthusiasm and see the bright side of things.
    They try things out and are willing to take risks.
    They are responsive, very energetic and have a sense of urgency.

Talents

#lead #sincere #tolerant #multi-tasker #practical #conventional #change #improvises #sees overall picture #formalistic #enthusiastic #takes risks

Areas of improvement

    They would benefit from taking a broader view of things and conducting more thorough analysis before taking action.
    They could come up with new ideas and voice suggestions in order to advance their work.
    They could concentrate for longer on a subject and avoid, as much as possible, getting distracted from their work.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Focusing on aesthetics
Having a positive impact on the world
Working as part of a team

What motivates them the least...

Having an attractive salary
Analyzing data
Seeking competition

How they manage their energy

Amber Crossen channels most of their energy towards taking action. Their main drivers push them to act and take risks. They need to be stimulated to maintain their interest in their activity or role. For them, stability is synonymous with boredom and weariness. It is better to give them new challenges often.

The activities they prefer

SUPPORT
Interact

Supporting others is essential for Amber Crossen. They attach considerable importance to creating strong bonds with those around them, and having their backs. On the contrary, they can find competitiveness frustrating.

DESIGN
Reflect

Amber Crossen is interested in activities that require their creativity. This is particularly true when it comes to planning and organizing their work. They value having the possibility to think and act as they like.

PERFECT
Act

Amber Crossen enjoys dedicating their energy to perfecting their work and polishing its presentation. It is important for them that their work be perfect in terms of accuracy but also aesthetics. They could find it frustrating to have to compromise on these aspects because of time constraints or because of conflicting priorities.

The work environment they prefer

#fun #flexibility #relaxed #freedom #friendly #permissiveness #humor #proximity #adaptability

Their management style

PARTICIPATIVE
And you, what do you think?
COACH
Try this

What this means

Amber Crossen is a manager who facilitates collective work and empowers each team member. They listen actively and are open to others' ideas. They are able to set out individual development plans while still promoting teamwork. They place special importance on collective intelligence.

The management style they seek

VISIONARY
Come with me
PARTICIPATIVE
And you, what do you think?

Their ideal manager

Amber Crossen expects a manager to actively listen and define group objectives collectively. They are motivated by leaders who involve the whole team in the pursuit of goals. They need a manager who gives meaning to their work, and who is less attached to intended results, focusing rather on the best way to achieve them.

The culture in which they blossom

Flexibility Control Relationships Results Collaboration Innovation Organization Competition
Best fit
Good fit

The ideal culture for them

Amber Crossen thrives in cultures geared towards relationships and a collective spirit, where human aspects are prioritized, and everyone feels like they belong. This means environments where rules are adapted to ensure everyone's needs are accounted for, and where mutual respect is a top value. They avoid results-driven or data-driven workplaces, preferring cultures centered around collaboration and collective projects. They consider it important that this mindset be shared across the company.


brain

Their way of thinking

Preferred tasks Intermediate

Capacity to work autonomously.

Decision-making Reasoned

Tendency to dedicate time to ensuring decisions are right.

Learning style Implement

Ability to build on other people's knowledge.

How they learn new skills and concepts

When it comes to learning new skills, Amber Crossen will progress faster through a practical approach. They find it hard to assimilate information without seeing it applied practically first. They will do best if they are taught how to do something new or complex before they tackle it by themselves.

Before incorporating new information, Amber Crossen tries to validate its quality. They prefer to rely on subject-matter experts, or well-proven strategies. In general, they avoid taking solo initiatives or trying out new methods without guarantee of their suitability.