Gerhard Goosen

Assisting branch manager

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Technical skills

Project manager Designer Sales specialist quantity surveyor

Areas of interest

Body language autobiographies and history of successful people sales tactics investment reading books on self enhancement


How he behaves
What he wants to do
What he is capable of doing


Personal pitch

I am a highly driven individual. I have a dream, vision and goals that i strive toward. If i fail, I try again. I will succeed. God is at the highest placing in my life, My family is the blessing from God that i love. Personally i work to always better myself and in my career i strive to be a owner of many successful businesses. My niche marked is the kitchen industry. I have more than 20 years experience in this industry. Thus logically this is the market in which i thrive.


Behavioural style

Highly motivating aspect that will make him feel fulfilled.


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


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


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


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


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
Lower than 80% of people

Personal style: Coordinator

Gerhard Goosen is a natural leader with a conscientious approach — two complementary qualities which enable him to set the agenda for projects and successfully complete them. He analyzes things based on facts, paying special attention to the reliability of his decisions and his work. He is very strict when it comes to following procedures and is quick to remind coworkers to follow suit. He does his utmost to achieve the goals he sets for himself, even at the risk of undermining his relationships.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • He makes decisions with complete independence, advancing his work on his own.
  • He tries to get his ideas across and inspires team spirit.
  • He adapts his speech to his audience and shows warmth.
Work management
    He thinks things through, tackling problems from a conceptual angle.
    He relies on his points of reference and prefers continuity to change.
    He tackles one task at a time to avoid losing his focus.
Emotional management
    He ensures his decisions are reliable by assessing the outcomes.
    He is self-possessed and keeps his cool when dealing with external events.
    He radiates enthusiasm and sees the bright side of things.


#conviction #tactful #detached #independent #conceptual #conservative #calm #reassuring

Areas of improvement

    He could better rally others to his cause if he involved others more in his decisions beforehand.
    He could sometimes be more pragmatic, namely by assessing the feasibility of his ideas.
    He should be more open to new approaches and ways of working.


What motivates him the most...

Working in a disciplined environment
Having a positive impact on the world
Having an attractive salary

What motivates him the least...

Working as part of a team
Working in a fun environment
Being recognized by others

How he manages his energy

Gerhard Goosen channels most of his energy towards taking action. His main drivers push him to act and take risks. He needs to be stimulated to maintain his interest in his activity or role. For him, stability is synonymous with boredom and weariness. It is better to give him new challenges often.

The activities he prefers


Evaluating is an activity through which Gerhard Goosen 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.


Organizing work is one of Gerhard Goosen's favorite activities. He readily invest himself when he has to structure a project, fix objectives and set deadlines. He does not tolerate advancing blindly in his work. He feels the need to follow established processes and obtain results quickly.


It is essential for Gerhard Goosen to be able to invest himself in an activity where he has to initiate the action process. He is satisfied when pushing projects forward and producing results. He is impatient and seeks to instill a dynamic approach to work.

The work environment he prefers

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

His management style

Come with me
Do what I tell you

What this means

Gerhard Goosen 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

Come with me
Watch and do as I do

His ideal manager

Gerhard Goosen expects a manager to provide a clear and inspiring vision. Above all, he wants to be motivated towards precise, shared objectives. He needs a leader who is involved and asks him to push himself to achieve the common goal. He is motivated by results-driven leaders who value achievements.

The culture in which he blossoms

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

The ideal culture for him

Gerhard Goosen thrives in cultures geared towards results. He needs a work environment that centers on attaining objectives, and values individual accomplishments. He welcomes a framework of clear rules and discipline, but also appreciates innovative approaches that improve existing methodologies. He finds competitive cultures stimulating because he knows exactly what is expected of him and the criteria for success are clear. He considers it important that everyone be driven by the attainment of objectives. Without this, he will be less motivated to put in the effort or be personally invested.


His 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 Experiment

Ability to test things and learn from mistakes.

How he learns new skills and concepts

When it comes to learning new skills, Gerhard Goosen will progress faster through a practical approach. He finds it hard to assimilate information without seeing it applied practically first. He will do best if he is taught how to do something new or complex before he tackles it by himself.

Gerhard Goosen'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 himself.