I am a leader, coach, and mentor
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.
Mark Hopton comes across as someone determined and strong-minded. They are proactive and always on the lookout for suggestions and initiatives to take their work forward. They have a flexible approach to their job and can easily handle change and unexpected events. The engaging way in which they present their ideas leaves those they talk to in little doubt - you want to follow their lead. Their leadership and passion for continual progress make them an extraordinary driving force in a team.
Mark Hopton 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.
Promoting a project is an activity that particularly interests Mark Hopton. They highly enjoy working with a large number of people and communicating their ideas. It is important for them that this be part of their day-to-day.
Carrying out analyses is an activity that Mark Hopton can invest themselves in, but it's not their primary source of motivation. They prefer that decisions be made on the basis of facts and evidence, but do not make this their number one priority.
Mark Hopton likes getting involved in organizing and planning work because they need clear frameworks. It is important to them that the rules be respected. They do not feel a specific need to monitor their progress closely, but rather focus on following the established plan.
Mark Hopton is a manager who provides clear standards. They let everyone know what is expected of them. They position themselves as a mentor and accompany their employees in their development. They are present and make employees feel empowered to grow.
Mark Hopton expects a manager to be concerned foremost with the team's wellbeing. They need a manager who will listen to them with compassion, and who takes individual limitations into account. The leader who inspires them and whom they trust is one who acknowledges human aspects instead of focusing solely on results. They are motivated by teamwork and collective development.
Mark Hopton has the capacity to thrive in a wide range of cultures. There is no standard approach or environment that suits them better than others. They find advantages and drawbacks in every type of work environment. Their level of commitment will therefore not be determined by the culture of the company, but rather by whether their role has the potential to make them feel fulfilled. If their main motivational factors are satisfied by the role, they will be capable of adapting and thriving in any environment.
Capacity to perform familiar and practiced tasks.
Tendency to move quickly from one task to the next, without lingering on obstacles.
Ability to test things and learn from mistakes.
To learn new concepts, Mark Hopton needs concrete evidence. They develop skills gradually, by accumulating practical experience. Theoretical and abstract concepts are often foreign to them, and contribute little to their progress because they will have a hard time applying them in the context of their job. They master new skills through practice and repetition.
Mark Hopton's natural tendency is to learn by testing out ideas first, then potentially reassessing them as necessary based on experience. They do not need to know everything on a subject before allowing themselves to experiment. Understanding the basics is enough for them, after which they need to swing into action.