A-player A-Player 77%

Abbas Shamshi is an "A-Player" type profile.

A-Player profiles have unusually strong adaptability, learn very quickly and are strongly action-oriented. They have a tendency to succeed and progress easily, regardless of the environment in which they're likely to evolve.

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Abbas Shamshi

Software Engineer

  • Master

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: Doer

It is often thought that creativity and structure stand in the way of each other; Abbas Shamshi 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 make decisions with complete independence, advancing their work on their own.
  • They get straight to the point, avoid overstating.
  • They speak with spontaneity and say what they think.
Work management
    They are tenacious and not easily discouraged.
    They are very proactive and find it easy to come up with new ideas.
    They are meticulous, check their work and make few mistakes.
Emotional management
    They ensure their decisions are reliable by assessing the outcomes.
    They are self-possessed and keep their cool when dealing with external events.
    They radiate enthusiasm and see the bright side of things.

Talents

#lead #attentive #observant #straightforward #detached #critical #independent #creative #analytical #tenacious #reassuring

Areas of improvement

    They would benefit from letting others take care of certain tasks rather than trying to do everything themselves.
    They could better rally others to their cause if they involved others more in their decisions beforehand.
    They could communicate more effectively by further advocating for their ideas.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Seeking competition
Excelling every day
Focusing on aesthetics

What motivates them the least...

Working in a fun environment
Being rewarded
Maintaining personal balance

How they manage their energy

Abbas Shamshi channels most of their energy towards taking action. Their main drivers push them to act and take risks. They need to be stimulated to maintain their interest in their activity or role. For them, stability is synonymous with boredom and weariness. It is better to give them new challenges often.

The activities they prefer

ANALYZE
Reflect

Analysis is a key source of personal satisfaction for Abbas Shamshi. They enjoy being able to approach situations in an objective and rational manner. They are particularly invested in ensuring important decisions be made in this way, rather than based on intuition or to satisfy others' expectations.

PROPEL
Act

It is essential for Abbas Shamshi 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 Abbas Shamshi finds true satisfaction. They pay utmost attention to the quality of their work, in both substance (accuracy) and form (aesthetics). Being able to dedicate their energy to polishing their work is a major source of motivation for them.

The work environment they prefer

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

Their management style

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

What this means

Abbas Shamshi 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
COACH
Try this

Their ideal manager

Abbas Shamshi expects a manager to provide clear standards. They need to know what is expected of them. For them, the ideal leader is a mentor who accompanies their development. They need to feel that they are constantly growing and that their manager is there to guide them.

The culture in which they blossom

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

The ideal culture for them

Abbas Shamshi is best suited to cultures that prioritize personal results and accomplishments. They prefer environments that are flexible enough to adapt to change and foster innovation, without letting that flexibility hinder the attainment of objectives. They readily welcome stricter rules if the rules facilitate coordination and contribute to achieving business goals. However, they will find routines and highly stable workplaces hard to bear. To maintain a high level of engagement, they need stimulation from their environment, and a constant sense of improvement and progress at work.


brain

Their way of thinking

Preferred tasks Complex

Capacity to comprehend new and strategic subjects.

Decision-making Reasoned

Tendency to dedicate time to ensuring decisions are right.

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, Abbas Shamshi 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 researching and reading on diverse subjects. They need to be intellectually stimulated by their work, and might get easily bored otherwise.

Abbas Shamshi'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.