A-player A-Player 83%

Guotong Ren 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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Guotong Ren

Research Engineer

  • Doctorate

Summary

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

Shape

Behavioural style

SHAPE SHAPE + DRIVE
Highly motivating aspect that will make them feel fulfilled.
Influence
Influence

Definition

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
Cooperate
Cooperate

Definition

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
Think
Think

Definition

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
Innovate
Act
Act

Definition

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
Feel
Feel

Definition

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
Undeveloped:
Lower than 80% of people

Personal style: Doer

It is often thought that creativity and structure stand in the way of each other; Guotong Ren 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 entertain few relationships and hold back.
  • They keep an emotional distance, protecting themselves in relationships.
  • They make decisions with complete independence, advancing their work on their own.
Work management
    They are very proactive and find it easy to come up with new ideas.
    They think things through, tackling problems from a conceptual angle.
    They rely on their points of reference and prefer continuity to change.
Emotional management
    They express their feelings and find it easy to communicate with others.
    They are self-possessed and keep their cool when dealing with external events.
    They radiate enthusiasm and see the bright side of things.

Talents

#observant #detached #independent #focused #conceptual #creative #conservative #initiative #calm #enthusiastic #expressive

Areas of improvement

    They could concentrate on obtaining results with established methods rather than regularly trying to rework everything.
    They could sometimes be more pragmatic, namely by assessing the feasibility of their ideas.
    They could better channel their energy and enthusiasm, especially when those around them need to concentrate.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Creating new things
Focusing on aesthetics
Focusing on quality

What motivates them the least...

Being rewarded
Maintaining personal balance
Working in a disciplined environment

How they manage their energy

Guotong Ren channel 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

DESIGN
Think

Designing is an essential activity in which Guotong Ren 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 Guotong Ren 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.

PROPEL
Act

Guotong Ren draws a lot of energy from their involvement in activities where they have to move plans into action. They have a marked sense of success that pushes them to instill a dynamic approach to work. They particularly enjoy being one of the driving forces in a project.

The work environment they prefer

#relaxed #flexibility #friendly #agility #welcoming #adaptability #proximity #liberty #hospitable

Their management style

WINNER
Watch and do as I do
VISIONARY
Come with me

What this means

Guotong Ren is a manager with a clear and inspiring vision. They rally their employees around precise, shared objectives. Driven by results and focused on achievements, they expect everyone to push themselves to achieve the common goal.

The management style they seek

VISIONARY
Come with me
WINNER
Watch and do as I do

Their ideal manager

Guotong Ren expects a manager to provide a clear and inspiring vision. Above all, they want to be motivated towards precise, shared objectives. They need a leader who is involved and asks them to push themselves to achieve the common goal. They are motivated by results-driven leader who values achievement.

The culture in which they blossom

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

The ideal culture for them

Guotong Ren seeks dynamic work environments geared towards results. They are best suited for company cultures that prioritize innovation by adopting a flexible approach to work: everyone is free to choose their own method as long as goals are met. The prefer environments that are reassessed often,and which evolve regularly to incorporate new work methodologies. They expect to be stimulated by their work environment and to be free from the constraints of routines. In short, they have little need for structure and are better served by a culture that values accomplishment.


brain

Their way of thinking

Preferred tasks Complex

Capacity to comprehend new and strategic subjects.

Decision-making Quick

Tendency to move quickly from one task to the next, without lingering on obstacles.

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, Guotong Ren 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 reaserching and reading on diverse subjects. They need to be intellectually stimulated by their work, and might get easily bored otherwise.

Guotong Ren'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.