A-player A-Player 74%

Dany Thiffeault 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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Dany Thiffeault

Program Manager, Firmware Team Leader

  • Bachelor

Technical skills

Program Management Product Development Firmware FPGA Planification

Areas of interest

Leadership Technologies Planification Sports

Summary

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

Talent

Personal pitch

Hi !


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: Coordinator

Dany Thiffeault is a natural leader with a conscientious approach — two complementary qualities which enable them to set the agenda for projects and successfully complete them. They analyze things based on facts, paying special attention to the reliability of their decisions and their work. They are very strict when it comes to following procedures and are quick to remind coworkers to follow suit. They do their utmost to achieve the goals they set for themselves, even at the risk of undermining their relationships.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • They speak with spontaneity and say what they think.
  • They keep an emotional distance, protecting themselves in relationships.
  • They entertain few relationships and hold back.
Work management
    They structure their work, plan it and follow procedures.
    They are meticulous, check their work and make few mistakes.
    They are very proactive and find it easy to come up with new ideas.
Emotional management
    They are responsive, very energetic and have a sense of urgency.
    They express their feelings and find it easy to communicate with others.
    They show discernment and make judgments based on facts.

Talents

#observant #straightforward #detached #takes part #creative #conservative #organized #analytical #initiative #responsive #expressive

Areas of improvement

    They would benefit from tackling small tasks early on, rather than always sticking to the original plan.
    They would be more efficient if they concentrated on the essentials, rather than trying to account for everything.
    They could pay more attention to the way they speak and be more mindful of the way their message is perceived.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Being recognized by others
Having influence
Focusing on quality

What motivates them the least...

Maintaining personal balance
Having clearly defined tasks
Having autonomy

How they manage their energy

Dany Thiffeault 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.

The activities they prefer

PROMOTE
Interact

Dany Thiffeault particularly enjoys investing themselves in the promotion of a project. They are passionate about advocating a product or project to stakeholders or team members. They draw significant satisfaction from carrying out presentations or making sales.

EVALUATE
Reflect

Evaluating is an activity in which Dany Thiffeault can invest themselves because they seek to master all subjects within their scope. They enjoy contributing their vision of work and challenging the opinions of others. However, are less keen on focusing on activities that isolate them from others, which can often be the case with this type of activity.

ORGANIZE
Act

Dany Thiffeault 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.

The work environment they prefer

#humor #respect #friendly #process #hospitable #method #proximity #principle #welcoming

Their management style

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

What this means

Dany Thiffeault 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

COACH
Try this
DIRECTIVE
Do what I tell you

Their ideal manager

Dany Thiffeault 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

Dany Thiffeault thrives in structured environments that are geared towards results. They are well suited to working with strict principles and guidelines, because they rely on them as points of reference. They appreciate work contexts where the utmost is done to facilitate work and to guarantee the attainment of goals. They prefer cultures where people are evaluated on their accomplishments and their exemplary efforts. In this sense, they will be motivated by a competitive culture which provides clear rules and sets specific objectives.


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, Dany Thiffeault 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.

Dany Thiffeault'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.