British citizen living and working in France.
Behaviours in the "influence" category are linked with providing direction. They include developing a professional network, managing teams, making decisions and being motivated to get ideas across. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to mobilise others and the way they establish relationships.
Behaviours 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 behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to evolve within a group.
Behaviours 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 behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to process abstract rather than practical concepts.
Behaviours in the "act" category are linked to obtaining results. They include launching projects, implementing action plans, monitoring outcomes, or controlling production quality. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to understand practical rather than abstract concepts.
Behaviours 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 behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to express and channel their emotions in different contexts.
Rarely short of ideas, Thomas Sharp is quick to take the initiative. He likes instigating change at work and needs constant stimulation to keep boredom at bay. He makes sure collaborators are onboard with the suggestions he puts forward, listening to others carefully and making decisions as a group. He is capable of advancing with determination, but also of questioning his approach based on feedback. What's more, he has the capacity to strengthen ties within teams.
Thomas Sharp divides his energy equally between dynamism and stability. Some of his main drivers push him towards taking action and seeking stimulation. However, he also needs a certain stability and sound bearings in order to feel comfortable in a professional environment. It is important that he finds this balance in order to fully invest himself in his role.
Evaluating is an activity that highly suits Thomas Sharp. He particularly likes to be a point of reference when evaluating a subject. He likes providing his critical view and his opinions, and comparing them to others'. Evaluating is, therefore, a key source of motivation for him.
Thomas Sharp likes getting involved in organising and planning work because he needs clear frameworks. It is important to him that the rules be respected. He does not feel a specific need to monitor his progress closely, but rather focuses on following the established plan.
Thomas Sharp takes advantage of the energy that comes from competition. It pushes him to invest himself to propelling projects, and to give the best of himself in order to succeed. However, he isn't always the first to get a project underway because he needs an external driver to get him to invest himself fully.
Thomas Sharp is a manager who listens and pays attention every day. He values people above results, really takes into account his employees, and adapts his expectations based on each person's abilities.
Thomas Sharp expects a manager to facilitate collective work and empower each team member. He needs a manager who listens actively and is open to his ideas. He wants a leader that sets individual development plans while still promoting teamwork. He places special importance on collective intelligence.
Thomas Sharp is best suited to cultures that prioritise personal results and accomplishments. He prefers environments that are flexible enough to adapt to change and foster innovation, without letting that flexibility hinder the attainment of objectives. He readily welcomes stricter rules if they facilitate coordination and contribute to achieving business goals. However, he will find routines and highly stable workplaces hard to bear. To maintain a high level of engagement, he needs stimulation from his environment, and a constant sense of improvement and progress at work.
Capacity to work autonomously.
Tendency to move quickly from one task to the next, without lingering on obstacles.
Ability to easily assimilate new concepts through analysis.
Thomas Sharp has a considerable aptitude for assimilating new knowledge. He can learn from advice and from information he gathers on his own. Although he can find it helpful, he does not necessarily have to put new skills into practice in order to master them.
Thomas Sharp's spontaneous nature leads him to learn by testing out concepts and techniques himself. He finds that the best way to acquire new knowledge is to first try, develop his understanding through failure, and then try again. He can sometimes lack patience. To assimilate new ideas or new knowledge, he first needs to experiment by himself.