A-player A-Player 89%

Aaron Jones is an "A-Player" type profile.

A-Player profiles have unusually strong adaptability, learn very quickly and are strongly action-oriented. They have a tendency to succeed and progress easily, regardless of the environment in which they're likely to evolve.

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Aaron Jones

Heaf of Business Change

  • Master

Technical skills

management leadership delivery project management people skills
building relationships data analysis

Summary

Personality
How he behaves
Motivations
What he wants to do
Reasoning
What he is capable of doing

Talent

Personal pitch

A natural leader, leading delivery and change within the Home Improvement Finance business of PF UK.


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: Promoter

Aaron Jones comes across as someone determined and strong-minded. He is proactive and always on the lookout for suggestions and initiatives to take his work forward. He has a flexible approach to his job and can easily handle change and unexpected events. The engaging way in which he presents his ideas leaves those he talks to in little doubt - you want to follow his lead. His leadership and passion for continual progress make him an extraordinary driving force in a team.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • He finds it easy to be assertive in his relationships, and sets the agenda.
  • He tries to get his ideas across and inspires team spirit.
  • He keeps an emotional distance, protecting himself in relationships.
Work management
    He prefers employing tried-and-tested approaches.
    He handles unexpected events with ease and is able to improvise.
    He relies on his points of reference and prefers continuity to change.
Emotional management
    He is self-possessed and keeps his cool when dealing with external events.
    He radiates enthusiasm and sees the bright side of things.
    He expresses his feelings and finds it easy to communicate with others.

Talents

#lead #conviction #approachable #detached #confident #tolerant #takes part #conventional #conservative #improvises #to the point #tenacious #calm #enthusiastic #expressive

Areas of improvement

    He could leave more room for others, avoid intervening in every decision.
    He could be more succinct in his explanations, stick to responding simply to questions asked.
    He could come up with new ideas and voice suggestions in order to advance his work.

Drive

What motivates him the most...

Having influence
Focusing on aesthetics
Seeking competition

What motivates him the least...

Having autonomy
Working in a fun environment
Maintaining personal balance

How he manages his energy

Aaron Jones channels most of his energy towards taking action. His main drivers push him to act and take risks. He needs to be stimulated to maintain his interest in his activity or role. For him, stability is synonymous with boredom and weariness. It is better to give him new challenges often.

The activities he prefers

PERFECT
Act

Perfecting is an activity in which Aaron Jones finds true satisfaction. He pays utmost attention to the quality of his work, in both substance (accuracy) and form (aesthetics). Being able to dedicate his energy to polishing his work is a major source of motivation for him.

PROPEL
Act

Aaron Jones draws a lot of energy from his involvement in activities where he has to move plans into action. He has a marked sense of success that pushes him to instil a dynamic approach to work. He particularly enjoys being one of the driving forces in a project.

PROMOTE
Interact

Aaron Jones particularly enjoys investing himself in the promotion of a project. He is passionate about advocating a product or project to stakeholders or team members. He draws significant satisfaction from carrying out presentations or making sales.

The work environment he prefers

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

His management style

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

What this means

Aaron Jones is a manager who challenges people and gives clear instructions. He is driven by results and sets high standards. He's interested in results above all else, even if he knows the path there is difficult and challenging, and this is the spirit he wants to inspire in his teams.

The management style he seeks

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

His ideal manager

Aaron Jones expects a manager to challenge him while providing clear directives. He is driven by results and high standards. He needs a manager who focuses on results above all else, even if the path to achieving them is difficult and demanding. He thrives on challenges and is motivated by assertive leaders.

The culture in which he blossoms

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

The ideal culture for him

Aaron Jones thrives in cultures geared towards results. He needs a work environment that centres on attaining objectives, and values individual accomplishments. He welcomes a framework of clear rules and discipline, but also appreciates innovative approaches that improve existing methodologies. He finds competitive cultures stimulating because he knows exactly what is expected of him and the criteria for success are clear. He considers it important that everyone be driven by the attainment of objectives. Without this, he will be less motivated to put in the effort or be personally invested.


brain

His way of thinking

Preferred tasks Complex

Capacity to comprehend new and strategic subjects.

Decision-making Quick

Tendency to move quickly from one task to the next, without lingering on obstacles.

Learning style Innovate

Ability to easily assimilate new concepts through analysis.

How he learns new skills and concepts

Brilliant from an intellectual point of view, Aaron Jones tends to easily assimilate foreign concepts. He is able to understand new or complex subjects without needing to put them into practice. This means he can develop his skills by researching and reading on diverse subjects. He needs to be intellectually stimulated by his work, and might get easily bored otherwise.

Aaron Jones's natural tendency is to learn by testing out ideas first, then potentially reassessing them as necessary based on experience. He does not need to know everything on a subject before allowing himself to experiment. Understanding the basics is enough for him, after which he needs to swing into action.