Quentin Carles

Industrial manager for electronic spacecraft equipment projects

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Summary

Personality
How he behaves
Motivations
What he wants to do

Talent

Personal pitch

Aerospace engineer, with profesional experience in aeronautic and spatial industry for manufacturing processes, industrial systems, and logistics in plant.


Shape

Behavioural style

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

Definition

Build relationships / Take the lead / Unite and mobilise

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.

Build relationships
Take the lead
Unite and mobilise
Cooperate
Cooperate

Definition

Communicate with diplomacy / Provide support / Work collaboratively

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.

Communicate with diplomacy
Provide support
Work collaboratively
Think
Think

Definition

Anticipate challenges / Develop a vision / Innovate

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.

Anticipate challenges
Develop a vision
Innovate
Act
Act

Definition

Take initiative / Plan and organise / Inspect and Improve

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.

Take initiative
Plan and organise
Inspect and Improve
Feel
Feel

Definition

Spread enthusiasm / React swiftly / Handle stress

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.

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: Initiator

Rarely short of ideas, Quentin Carles 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.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • He is humble and does not impose his authority.
  • He gets straight to the point, avoids overstating.
  • He adapts his speech to his audience and shows warmth.
Work management
    He thinks things through, tackling problems from a conceptual angle.
    He prefers employing tried-and-tested approaches.
    He adapts easily to change, and considers change positive.
Emotional management
    He controls his emotions and does not let others be affected by them.
    He is self-possessed and keeps his cool when dealing with external events.
    He radiates enthusiasm and sees the bright side of things.

Talents

#modesty #attentive #tactful #detached #takes part #conceptual #conventional #change #calm #self-controlled

Areas of improvement

    He could forge bonds more easily with others if he shared more of his emotions and feelings.
    He would benefit from being more assertive in his relationships, getting his points of view across.
    He could communicate more effectively by further advocating for his ideas.

Drive

What motivates him the most...

Excelling every day
Having clearly defined tasks
Working as part of a team

What motivates him the least...

Having an attractive salary
Focusing on aesthetics
Seeking competition

How he manages his energy

Quentin Carles 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.

The activities he prefers

ORGANISE
Act

Organising work is one of Quentin Carles's favourite activities. He readily invests himself when he has to structure a project, fix objectives and set deadlines. He does not tolerate advancing blindly in his work. He feels the need to follow established processes and obtain results quickly.

COORDINATE
Interact

The role of coordinator highly suits Quentin Carles. He is particularly motivated by working with a team in order to achieve objectives. He enjoys setting deadlines and communicating on the advancement of projects. He could find it frustrating to not be involved in this type of activity.

SUPPORT
Interact

It is important for Quentin Carles to have a role that allows him to support those around him. Indeed, he largely prioritises support over competition. He enjoys creating bonds and fostering cohesion among team members.

The work environment he prefers

#humour #respect #friendly #process #hospitable #method #proximity #principle #welcoming

His management style

PARTICIPATIVE
And you, what do you think?
EMPATHETIC
Collaborators first

What this means

Quentin Carles is a manager who's first and foremost concern is his team's wellbeing. He believes it's important to listen and take individual limitations into account. He inspires employees who need a leader who looks after the human side and isn't solely focused on results. He is motivated by working as a team and developing the collective.

The management style he seeks

DIRECTIVE
Do what I tell you
PARTICIPATIVE
And you, what do you think?

His ideal manager

Quentin Carles expects a manager to be a strong example for the team while still leaving room for individuality. For him, a good leader is someone with a complementary approach to his own. He believes a leader must set clear rules, listen to others and promote teamwork. He needs someone who will guide him and inspire a strong team identity.

The culture in which he blossoms

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

The ideal culture for him

Quentin Carles prefers highly stable cultures where everyone has a clear scope. He needs to work in structured contexts that set clear standards and rules for everyone alike. These conditions are necessary for him to commit in the long term. He is best suited for environments where each person has a defined role, and the autonomy to coordinate with others as necessary. He appreciates cultures where the sense of duty is valued highly, and where both rules and objectives apply equally to everyone. He needs to have clear visibility on what is expected and tolerated within the organisation.