I am a creative thinker, l love coming up with ideas and creating advertising campaigns that will change the world or be popular in the world. I am fulfilled by achieving and completing projects, l enjoy doing pro-active work that is centred on idea development and solving problems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It is often thought that creativity and structure stand in the way of each other; Andrew Khumalo 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.
Andrew Khumalo 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.
Designing is an essential activity in which Andrew Khumalo feels fully engaged. Contributing his imagination and ideas is crucial to him because he draws significant energy and passion from it. It is one of the key ways in which he finds satisfaction in his work.
Perfecting is an activity in which Andrew Khumalo finds true satisfaction. He pays utmost attention to the quality of his work, in both substance (accuracy) and form (aesthetics). Being able to dedicate his energy to polishing his work is a major source of motivation for him.
Evaluating is an activity that highly suits Andrew Khumalo. He particularly likes to be a point of reference when evaluating a subject. He likes providing his critical view and his opinions, and comparing them to others'. Evaluating is, therefore, a key source of motivation for him.
Andrew Khumalo is a manager who challenges people and gives clear instructions. He is driven by results and sets high standards. He's interested in results above all else, even if he knows the path there is difficult and challenging, and this is the spirit he wants to inspire in his teams.
Andrew Khumalo 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.
Andrew Khumalo is best suited to cultures that prioritise personal results and accomplishments. He prefers environments that are flexible enough to adapt to change and foster innovation, without letting that flexibility hinder the attainment of objectives. He readily welcomes stricter rules if they facilitate coordination and contribute to achieving business goals. However, he will find routines and highly stable workplaces hard to bear. To maintain a high level of engagement, he needs stimulation from his environment, and a constant sense of improvement and progress at work.
Capacity to perform familiar and practised tasks.
Tendency to move quickly from one task to the next, without lingering on obstacles.
Ability to build on other people's knowledge.
To learn new concepts, Andrew Khumalo needs concrete evidence. He develops skills gradually, by accumulating practical experience. Theoretical and abstract concepts are often foreign to him, and contribute little to his progress because he will have a hard time applying them in the context of his job. He masters new skills through practice and repetition.
Careful in his approach, Andrew Khumalo prefers to rely on proven strategies. He is observant and tends to adopt tried-and-true concepts that he can trust thoroughly. In this sense, he finds it easier to learn from information provided.