Zamokuhle Ntsele

Public Relations Expert

  • Bachelor

Technical skills

Content development

Summary

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

Talent

Personal pitch

I am a Communications Consultant with over 3 years experience, with part of those years working across various clients within agency: mining, technology, consumer, insurance, SMEs (financial services) and corporate social responsibility. Clients included Anglo American, BME, Raizcorp, Ombudsman for Short Term Insurance (OSTI) etc. As skilled communications practitioner, I have worked at both corporate and agency level. I am a strategic thinker with creative abilities to develop innovative client strategies, PR plans and execution. Over the past 3 years I have developed and maintained positive relationships with media and influencers alike and implemented and tracked proactive public relations efforts to promote a positive company or brand image. Focus areas include media relations, writing, digital communications with social media content creation and social media management of platforms, employee engagement initiatives and people development.


Shape

Behavioral style

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

Definition

Build relationships / Take the lead / Unite and mobilize

Behaviors in the "influence" category are linked to providing direction. They include developing a professional network, managing teams, making decisions and being motivated to get ideas across. These behaviors provide insight on a person's natural ability to mobilize others and the way they establish relationships.

Build relationships
Take the lead
Unite and mobilize
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

Behaviors 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 behaviors 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 organize / Inspect and Improve

Behaviors in the "act" category are linked to obtaining results. They include launching projects, implementing action plans, monitoring outcomes, or controlling production quality. These behaviors provide insight on a person's natural ability to understand practical rather than abstract concepts.

Take initiative
Plan and organize
Inspect and Improve
Feel
Feel

Definition

Spread enthusiasm / React swiftly / Handle stress

Behaviors 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 behaviors 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: Coach

Zamokuhle Ntsele is a key person when it comes to teamwork. Focused on others, they have an undeniable ability to create and develop relationships. For example, they excel at growing their network. They act as a catalyst, fostering a dynamic spirit and supporting their colleagues without fail. They are an absolute team player and care deeply about the group. Carrying out a project on their own means very little to them. It is in the relational sphere that they thrive and make a real difference.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • They find it easy to socialize and are approachable.
  • They have a positive view of criticism and tolerate different points of view.
  • They establish genuine relationships and show an interest in people.
Work management
    They prefer employing tried-and-tested approaches.
    They have a practical approach, geared towards action.
    They can manage several projects at the same time.
Emotional management
    They express their feelings and find it easy to communicate with others.
    They try things out and are willing to take risks.
    They are responsive, very energetic and have a sense of urgency.

Talents

#approachable #sincere #confident #tolerant #multi-tasker #practical #conventional #change #responsive #expressive #takes risks

Areas of improvement

    They could probably be more focused on the job at hand if they limited their interactions.
    They would benefit from more often challenging the criticism they are given, rather than accepting it so easily.
    They could come up with new ideas and voice suggestions in order to advance their work.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Having clearly defined tasks
Having an attractive remuneration
Seeking competition

What motivates them the least...

Analyzing data
Helping others
Working in a fun environment

How they manage their energy

Zamokuhle Ntsele's main drivers lead them to prioritize stability. They channel their energy into getting sound bearings and establishing reliable points of reference. They enjoy being able to establish an even rhythm for their daily activity at work. They avoid making decisions that may put them in a position of uncertainty.

The activities they prefer

EVALUATE
Think

Evaluating is an activity through which Zamokuhle Ntsele can feel personally fulfilled. They particularly like being a point of reference and contributing their opinions on their field of expertise. They have very specific ideas on how projects should be carried out, and do not hesitate to challenge the opinions of others.

ORGANIZE
Act

Organizing work is an activity in which Zamokuhle Ntsele takes particular pleasure. They prefer that projects be structured before any work actually begins. They also want to produce work that is quantifiable and respects set deadlines.

COORDINATE
Interact

Coordinating teamwork is an activity in which Zamokuhle Ntsele likes to invest themselves. They are keen on ensuring projects make concrete progress and meet established deadlines. Working as a team to achieve results is something that they value and find motivating.

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

Zamokuhle Ntsele 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

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

Their ideal manager

Zamokuhle Ntsele 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

Zamokuhle Ntsele is well suited for competitive cultures, where expectations are clear, and results are valued above all. They will thrive in structured and disciplined work environments, where everyone respects established rules. They consider that type of stability important because it allows teams to focus on attaining objectives, without distractions. These conditions reassure them and allow them to invest themselves in the long term. Conversely, they will be less fulfilled in highly improvisational environments, or in organizations which lack clearly defined goals.


brain

Their way of thinking

Preferred tasks Intermediate

Capacity to work autonomously.

Decision-making Reasoned

Tendency to dedicate time to ensuring decisions are right.

Learning style Implement

Ability to build on other people's knowledge.

How they learn new skills and concepts

When it comes to learning new skills, Zamokuhle Ntsele will progress faster through a practical approach. They find it hard to assimilate information without seeing it applied practically first. They will do best if they are taught how to do something new or complex before they tackle it by themselves.

Careful in their approach, Zamokuhle Ntsele prefers to rely on proven strategies. They are observant and tend to adopt tried-and-true concepts that they can trust thoroughly. In this sense, they find it easier to learn from information provided.