Sarel Koekemoer

Head of Business Development

  • Master

Summary

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

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: Doer

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

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • He makes decisions with complete independence, advancing his work on his own.
  • He keeps an emotional distance, protecting himself in relationships.
  • He is confident in his decisions and sticks to his course of action.
Work management
    He thinks things through, tackling problems from a conceptual angle.
    He is tenacious and not easily discouraged.
    He can manage several projects at the same time.
Emotional management
    He is self-possessed and keeps his cool when dealing with external events.
    He ensures his decisions are reliable by assessing the outcomes.
    He shows discernment and makes judgments based on facts.

Talents

#modesty #direct #detached #confident #independent #multi-tasker #conceptual #conservative #organised #tenacious #formalistic #calm #factual #self-controlled #reassuring

Areas of improvement

    He could better rally others to his cause if he involved others more in his decisions beforehand.
    He could sometimes show more empathy towards those around him, be less hard on others.
    He would benefit from asking more questions and learning from feedback, rather than focusing only on his point of view.

Drive

What motivates him the most...

Maintaining personal balance
Analyzing data
Having influence

What motivates him the least...

Meeting new people
Having clearly defined tasks
Having an attractive remuneration

How he manages his energy

Sarel Koekemoer divides his energy equally between dynamism and stability. Some of his main drivers push him towards taking action and seeking stimulation. However, he also needs a certain stability and sound bearings in order to feel comfortable in a professional environment. It is important that he finds this balance in order to fully invest himself in his role.

The activities he prefers

EVALUATE
Think

Evaluating is an activity through which Sarel Koekemoer can feel personally fulfilled. He particularly likes being a point of reference and contributing his opinions on his field of expertise. He has very specific ideas on how projects should be carried out, and does not hesitate to challenge the opinions of others.

ANALYZE
Think

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

PROPEL
Act

Sarel Koekemoer takes advantage of the energy that comes from competition. It pushes him to invest himself to propelling projects, and to give the best of himself in order to succeed. However, he isn't always the first to get a project underway because he needs an external driver to get him to invest himself fully.

The work environment he prefers

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

His management style

DIRECTIVE
Do what I tell you
VISIONARY
Come with me

What this means

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

The management style he seeks

COACH
Try this
PARTICIPATIVE
And you, what do you think?

His ideal manager

Sarel Koekemoer expects a manager to facilitate collective work and empower each team member. He needs a manager who listens actively and is open to his ideas. He wants a leader that sets individual development plans while still promoting teamwork. He places special importance on collective intelligence.

The culture in which he blossoms

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

The ideal culture for him

Sarel Koekemoer seeks dynamic work environments geared towards results. He is best suited for company cultures that prioritize innovation by adopting a flexible approach to work: everyone is free to choose their own method as long as goals are met. He prefers environments that are reassessed often, and which evolve regularly to incorporate new work methodologies. He expects to be stimulated by his work environment and to be free from the constraints of routines. In short, he has little need for structure and is better served by a culture that values accomplishment.


brain

His way of thinking

Preferred tasks Intermediate

Capacity to work autonomously.

Decision-making Reasoned

Tendency to dedicate time to ensuring decisions are right.

Learning style Innovate

Ability to easily assimilate new concepts through analysis.

How he learns new skills and concepts

Sarel Koekemoer has a considerable aptitude for assimilating new knowledge. He can learn from advice and from information he gathers on his own. Although he can find it helpful, he does not necessarily have to put new skills into practice in order to master them.

Sarel Koekemoer's spontaneous nature leads him to learn by testing out concepts and techniques himself. He finds that the best way to acquire new knowledge is to first try, develop his understanding through failure, and then try again. He can sometimes lack patience. To assimilate new ideas or new knowledge, he first needs to experiment by herself.