Sophia Freynhofer

Consultant, Marketing and Strategic Planning

  • Master

Technical skills

Project and innovation management Relationship building and persuasion Analysis, conceptualisation and planning ICT

Areas of interest

Project and innovation management Continuous improvement Management innovation and digital transformation

Summary

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

Talent

Personal pitch

I am a creative and analytical doer, who is passionate about using her skills to create optimal frameworks for people to collaborate and achieve results. I have the drive to always learn and innovate.


Shape

Behavioural 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

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

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

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • She is a critical thinker and only accepts reasoned ideas.
  • She finds it easy to be assertive in her relationships, and sets the agenda.
  • She speaks with spontaneity and says what she thinks.
Work management
    She thinks things through, tackling problems from a conceptual angle.
    She structures her work, plans it and follows procedures.
    She tackles one task at a time to avoid losing her focus.
Emotional management
    She shows discernment and makes judgments based on facts.
    She is self-possessed and keeps her cool when dealing with external events.
    She tries things out and is willing to take risks.

Talents

#lead #direct #confident #critical #conceptual #organised #calm #factual #takes risks

Areas of improvement

    She would benefit from letting others fully express themselves before voicing reservations about their suggestions.
    She could sometimes be more pragmatic, namely by assessing the feasibility of her ideas.
    She could show more liveliness and enthusiasm when interacting with others.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Meeting new people
Having a positive impact on the world
Working in a reassuring environment

What motivates them the least...

Seeking competition
Having clearly defined tasks
Having autonomy

How they manage their energy

Sophia Freynhofer 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

DESIGN
Think

Design is one of the activities that highly interests Sophia Freynhofer. She very much enjoys being able to contribute her ideas and imagine things that don't yet exist. She is reluctant, however, to devote time to design in vague contexts or without a clear framework.

PROMOTE
Interact

Promoting a project is an activity that particularly interests Sophia Freynhofer. 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.

SUPPORT
Interact

It is important for Sophia Freynhofer to have a role that allows her to support those around her. Indeed, she largely prioritizes support over competition. She enjoys creating bonds and fostering cohesion among team members.

The work environment they prefer

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

Their management style

VISIONARY
Come with me
DIRECTIVE
Do what I tell you

What this means

Sophia Freynhofer is a hands-on manager who gives clear directions. She lets people know what is expected and thus avoids any ambiguity. For her, a leader should clearly explain their vision and set the example for the team. She values following the rules and reliability.

The management style they seek

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

Their ideal manager

Sophia Freynhofer expects a manager to be concerned foremost with the team's wellbeing. She needs a manager who will listen to her with compassion, and who takes individual limitations into account. The leader who inspires her and whom she trusts is one who acknowledges human aspects instead of focusing solely on results. She is motivated by teamwork and collective development.

The culture in which she blossoms

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

The ideal culture for them

Sophia Freynhofer 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. She avoids results-driven or data-driven workplaces, which would clash with her expectations in terms of atmosphere. She prefers a culture where collective accomplishments are valued above all. Ideally, it should be an environment that provides clear guidelines, but allows for individual approaches so everyone can find their place.


brain

Their way of thinking

Preferred tasks Complex

Capacity to comprehend new and strategic subjects.

Decision-making Reasoned

Tendency to dedicate time to ensuring decisions are right.

Learning style Innovate

Ability to easily assimilate new concepts through analysis.

How they learn new skills and concepts

Brilliant from an intellectual point of view, Sophia Freynhofer tends to easily assimilate foreign concepts. She is able to understand new or complex subjects without needing to put them into practice. This means she can develop her skills by reaserching and reading on diverse subjects. She needs to be intellectually stimulated by her work, and might get easily bored otherwise.

Sophia Freynhofer's spontaneous nature leads her to learn by testing out concepts and techniques herself. She finds that the best way to acquire new knowledge is to first try, develop her understanding through failure, and then try again. She can sometimes lack patience. To assimilate new ideas or new knowledge, she first needs to experiment by herself.