Charne Smit

Software Engineer

  • Bachelor

Summary

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

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: Partner

Producing high quality work is a priority for Charne Smit. Thorough, precise and structured, they strive to avoid mistakes in their work. Their diligent attitude is the result of the importance they place on other people's point of view. They listen to ideas, suggestions, and feedback. They are therefore easy to work with, giving others space, providing support as needed, and performing their tasks meticulously.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • They get straight to the point, avoid overstating.
  • They have a positive view of criticism and tolerate different points of view.
  • They adapt their speech to their audience and show warmth.
Work management
    They structure their work, plan it and follow procedures.
    They tackle one task at a time to avoid losing their focus.
    They are very proactive and find it easy to come up with new ideas.
Emotional management
    They are responsive, very energetic and have a sense of urgency.
    They control their emotions and do not let others be affected by them.
    They ensure their decisions are reliable by assessing the outcomes.

Talents

#attentive #tactful #tolerant #independent #focused #creative #organized #tenacious #initiative #responsive #self-controlled #reassuring

Areas of improvement

    They could communicate more effectively by further advocating for their ideas.
    They would benefit from more often challenging the criticism they are given, rather than accepting it so easily.
    They would benefit from tackling small tasks early on, rather than always sticking to the original plan.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Having influence
Creating new things
Focusing on quality

What motivates them the least...

Meeting new people
Having a positive impact on the world
Seeking competition

How they manage their energy

Charne Smit 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

DESIGN
Think

Designing is an essential activity in which Charne Smit feels fully engaged. Contributing their imagination and ideas is crucial to them because they draw significant energy and passion from it. It is one of the key ways in which they find satisfaction in their work.

PERFECT
Act

Perfecting is an activity in which Charne Smit 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

When it comes to evaluating, Charne Smit likes the part that consists in being autonomous in decision-making. However, they are less comfortable with the idea of challenging the opinions of others, or contributing conflicting points of view.

The work environment they prefer

#studious #flexibility #professional #agility #calm #adaptability #concentration #liberty #serious

Their management style

VISIONARY
Come with me
DIRECTIVE
Do what I tell you

What this means

Charne Smit is a manager who takes the lead and provides clear direction. They let others know exactly what is expected of them, avoiding any ambiguity. In their view, a leader should clearly communicate their vision and set the example for the team. They value principles and reliability.

The management style they seek

PARTICIPATIVE
And you, what do you think?
VISIONARY
Come with me

Their ideal manager

Charne Smit expects a manager to actively listen and define group objectives collectively. They are motivated by leaders who involve the whole team in the pursuit of goals. They need a manager who gives meaning to their work, and who is less attached to intended results, focusing rather on the best way to achieve them.

The culture in which they blossom

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

The ideal culture for them

Charne Smit thrives in cultures geared towards results. They need a work environment that centers on attaining objectives, and values individual accomplishments. They welcome a framework of clear rules and discipline, but also appreciate innovative approaches that improve existing methodologies. They find competitive cultures stimulating because they know exactly what is expected of them and the criteria for success are clear. They consider it important that everyone be driven by the attainment of objectives. Without this, they will be less motivated to put in the effort or be personally invested.


brain

Their way of thinking

Preferred tasks Intermediate

Capacity to work autonomously.

Decision-making Prudent

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

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, Charne Smit 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, Charne Smit 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.