Samantha Mendes

Accountant

  • Professional

Summary

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

Talent

Personal pitch

I am a young innovative accountant, who loves pushes myself, and create tight internal controls and processes, that I am personally proud of


Shape

Behavioral style

SHAPE SHAPE + DRIVE
Highly motivating aspect that will make her 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

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

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: Doer

It is often thought that creativity and structure stand in the way of each other; Samantha Mendes is the perfect counter-example. Her curiosity is piqued by novelty and she favors stimulating, fast-paced work, but this does not stop her from producing high-quality work. She is careful not to become complacent, and focuses on seeing her projects through to completion. She goes about her work independently, focusing more on her mission than on the relational aspects of her work.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • She keeps an emotional distance, protecting herself in relationships.
  • She is confident in her decisions and sticks to her course of action.
  • She finds it easy to be assertive in her relationships, and sets the agenda.
Work management
    She handles unexpected events with ease and is able to improvise.
    She relies on her points of reference and prefers continuity to change.
    She is meticulous, checks her work and makes few mistakes.
Emotional management
    She is responsive, very energetic and has a sense of urgency.
    She radiates enthusiasm and sees the bright side of things.
    She controls her emotions and does not let others be affected by them.

Talents

#lead #attentive #direct #detached #confident #takes part #conservative #improvises #analytical #tenacious

Areas of improvement

    She could sometimes show more empathy towards those around her, be less hard on others.
    She would benefit from asking more questions and learning from feedback, rather than focusing only on her point of view.
    She could give others more visibility on her progress by planning work rigorously.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Analyzing data
Working in a reassuring environment
Excelling every day

What motivates them the least...

Seeking competition
Having autonomy
Having an attractive salary

How they manage their energy

Samantha Mendes divides her energy equally between dynamism and stability. Some of her main drivers push her towards taking action and seeking stimulation. However, she also needs a certain stability and sound bearings in order to feel comfortable in a professional environment. It is important that she finds this balance in order to fully invest herself in her role.

The activities they prefer

ANALYZE
Reflect

Analyzing is an activity that highly suits Samantha Mendes. She particularly enjoys understanding the links between data and being able to draw reliable conclusions. It is important for her that conducting analyses be one of the key tasks in the projects that are entrusted to her, so she can feel truly fulfilled.

PERFECT
Act

Perfecting her work is a task that Samantha Mendes finds particularly important. It is a very stimulating activity for her because she puts considerable emphasis on the quality of her work. Samantha Mendes can be counted on to invest significant energy to this process because it is a source of motivation for her.

PROMOTE
Interact

Promoting a project is an activity that particularly interests Samantha Mendes. She highly enjoys working with a large number of people and communicating her ideas. It is important for her that this be part of her day-to-day.

The work environment they prefer

#studious #respect #professional #process #calm #method #concentration #order #serious

Their management style

DIRECTIVE
Do what I tell you
WINNER
Watch and do as I do

What this means

Samantha Mendes is a manager who challenges people and gives clear instructions. She is driven by results and sets high standards. She's interested in results above all else, even if she knows the path there is difficult and challenging, and this is the spirit she wants to inspire in her teams.

The management style they seek

DIRECTIVE
Do what I tell you
EMPATHETIC
Collaborators first

Their ideal manager

Samantha Mendes expects a manager to explain exactly what she must do to succeed. However, she also wants a leader who allows enough room for her to express herself and feel fully taken into account. She needs a leader who is close to her, motivating her with a result-driven approach while also considering her as a person above all.

The culture in which she blossoms

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

The ideal culture for them

Samantha Mendes thrives in structured environments that are geared towards results. She is well suited to working with strict principles and guidelines, because she relies on them as points of reference. She appreciates work contexts where the utmost is done to facilitate work and to guarantee the attainment of goals. She prefers cultures where people are evaluated on their accomplishments and their exemplary efforts. In this sense, she will be motivated by a competitive culture which provides clear rules and sets specific objectives.


brain

Their way of thinking

Preferred tasks Intermediate

Capacity to work autonomously.

Decision-making Prudent

Tendency to take the time to make the most of available resources.

Learning style Deepen

Ability to progress by putting proven concepts to use.

How they learn new skills and concepts

Samantha Mendes has a considerable aptitude for assimilating new knowledge. She can learn from advice and from information she gathers on her own. Although she can find it helpful, she does not necessarily have to put new skills into practice in order to master them.

Careful in her approach, Samantha Mendes prefers to rely on proven strategies. She is observant and tends to adopt tried-and-true concepts that she can trust thoroughly. In this sense, she finds it easier to learn from information provided.