Boris Fotsa

IT Project Manager

  • Master

Summary

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

Shape

Behavioural style

SHAPE SHAPE + DRIVE
Highly motivating aspect that will make them 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: Doer

It is often thought that creativity and structure stand in the way of each other; Boris Fotsa is the perfect counter-example. Their curiosity is piqued by novelty and they favor stimulating, fast-paced work, but this does not stop them from producing high-quality work. They are careful not to become complacent, and focus on seeing their projects through to completion. They go about their work independently, focusing more on their mission than on the relational aspects of their work.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • They entertain few relationships and hold back.
  • They keep an emotional distance, protecting themselves in relationships.
  • They are a critical thinker and only accept reasoned ideas.
Work management
    They think things through, tackling problems from a conceptual angle.
    They are meticulous, check their work and make few mistakes.
    They tackle one task at a time to avoid losing their focus.
Emotional management
    They control their emotions and do not let others be affected by them.
    They are self-possessed and keep their cool when dealing with external events.
    They radiate enthusiasm and see the bright side of things.

Talents

#observant #detached #critical #takes part #focused #conceptual #creative #conservative #analytical #delegates #calm #enthusiastic #self-controlled

Areas of improvement

    They could sometimes be more pragmatic, namely by assessing the feasibility of their ideas.
    They could forge bonds more easily with others if they shared more of their emotions and feelings.
    They would benefit from being more proactive in their relationships, initiating conversations with those around them.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Working in a reassuring environment
Working in a disciplined environment
Focusing on aesthetics

What motivates them the least...

Being rewarded
Meeting new people
Being recognized by others

How they manage their energy

Boris Fotsa divides their energy equally between dynamism and stability. Some of their main drivers push them towards taking action and seeking stimulation. However, they also need a certain stability and sound bearings in order to feel comfortable in a professional environment. It is important that they find this balance in order to fully invest themselves in their role.

The activities they prefer

PROPEL
Act

It is essential for Boris Fotsa to be able to invest themselves in an activity where they have to initiate the action process. They are satisfied when pushing projects forward and producing results. They are impatient and seek to instill a dynamic approach to work.

PERFECT
Act

Perfecting is an activity in which Boris Fotsa finds true satisfaction. They pay utmost attention to the quality of their work, in both substance (accuracy) and form (aesthethics). Being able to dedicate their energy to polishing their work is a major source of motivation for them.

EVALUATE
Think

Evaluating is an activity that highly suits Boris Fotsa. They particularly like to be a point of reference when evaluating a subject. They like providing their critical view and their opinions, and comparing them to others'. Evaluating is, therefore, a key source of motivation for them.

The work environment they prefer

#studious #strict #professional #process #demand #method #concentration #hierarchy #serious

Their management style

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

What this means

Boris Fotsa is a manager who challenges others while providing clear directives. They are driven by results and set high standards. They are interested in results above all else, even when they know the path to achieving them is difficult and demanding. They strive to inspire that same spirit in their team.

The management style they seek

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

Their ideal manager

Boris Fotsa expects a manager to challenge him while providing clear directives. He is driven by results and high standards. They need a manager who focuses on results above all else, even if the path to achieving them is difficult and demanding. They thrivea on challenges and are motivated by assertive leaders.

The culture in which they blossom

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

The ideal culture for them

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


brain

Their way of thinking

Preferred tasks Complex

Capacity to comprehend new and strategic subjects.

Decision-making Prudent

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

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, Boris Fotsa tends to easily assimilate foreign concepts. They are able to understand new or complex subjects without needing to put them into practice. This means they can develop their skills by reaserching and reading on diverse subjects. They need to be intellectually stimulated by their work, and might get easily bored otherwise.

Boris Fotsa's spontaneous nature leads them to learn by testing out concepts and techniques themselves. They finds that the best way to acquire new knowledge is to first try, develop their understanding through failure, and then try again. They can sometimes lack patience. To assimilate new ideas or new knowledge, they first need to experiment by themselves.