Benjamin Mawson

Writer

  • Doctorate

Summary

Personality
How he behaves
Motivations
What he wants to do
Reasoning
What he is capable of doing

Shape

Behavioural style

SHAPE SHAPE + DRIVE
Highly motivating aspect that will make him 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: Initiator

Rarely short of ideas, Benjamin Mawson is quick to take the initiative. He likes instigating change at work and needs constant stimulation to keep boredom at bay. He makes sure collaborators are onboard with the suggestions he puts forward, listening to others carefully and making decisions as a group. He is capable of advancing with determination, but also of questioning his approach based on feedback. What's more, he has the capacity to strengthen ties within teams.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • He involves others in decision-making and is a team player.
  • He is humble and does not impose his authority.
  • He has a positive view of criticism and tolerates different points of view.
Work management
    He is very proactive and finds it easy to come up with new ideas.
    He is meticulous, checks his work and makes few mistakes.
    He strives for excellence and is not satisfied with the bare minimum.
Emotional management
    He expresses his feelings and finds it easy to communicate with others.
    He is responsive, very energetic and has a sense of urgency.
    He shows discernment and makes judgments based on facts.

Talents

#modesty #observant #tolerant #takes part #focused #creative #analytical #initiative #responsive #factual #expressive

Areas of improvement

    He could be quicker to decide when the team does not manage to reach an agreement. This would allow him to advance more rapidly.
    He could concentrate on obtaining results with established methods rather than regularly trying to rework everything.
    He could better channel his energy and enthusiasm, especially when those around him need to concentrate.

Drive

What motivates him the most...

Creating new things
Analyzing data
Having clearly defined tasks

What motivates him the least...

Working in a reassuring environment
Working as part of a team
Seeking competition

How he manages his energy

Benjamin Mawson divides his energy equally between dynamism and stability. Some of his main drivers push him towards taking action and seeking stimulation. However, he also needs a certain stability and sound bearings in order to feel comfortable in a professional environment. It is important that he finds this balance in order to fully invest himself in his role.

The activities he prefers

DESIGN
Think

Design is one of the activities that highly interests Benjamin Mawson. He very much enjoys being able to contribute his ideas and imagine things that don't yet exist. He is reluctant, however, to devote time to design in vague contexts or without a clear framework.

ANALYZE
Think

Analyzing is an activity that highly suits Benjamin Mawson. He particularly enjoys understanding the links between data and being able to draw reliable conclusions. It is important for him that conducting analyses be one of the key tasks in the projects that are entrusted to him, so he can feel truly fulfilled.

ORGANIZE
Act

Organizing work is an activity in which Benjamin Mawson takes particular pleasure. He prefers that projects be structured before any work actually begins. He also wants to produce work that is quantifiable and respects set deadlines.

The work environment he prefers

#studious #respect #professional #process #calm #method #concentration #order #serious

His management style

EMPATHETIC
Collaborators first
DIRECTIVE
Do what I tell you

What this means

Benjamin Mawson is a manager who explains in detail exactly what his employees need to do in order to succeed. Parallel to this, he still allows enough room for people to express themselves. He's a leader who is close to his subordinates, motivated by results, while still holding the human side important.

The management style he seeks

DIRECTIVE
Do what I tell you
VISIONARY
Come with me

His ideal manager

Benjamin Mawson expects a manager to take the lead and provide clear direction. He needs to know exactly what is expected of him, without any ambiguity. He believes a leader must clearly communicate a vision and set the example for the team. He is motivated by someone who values principles and reliability.

The culture in which he blossoms

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

The ideal culture for him

Benjamin Mawson prefers highly stable cultures where everyone has a clear scope. He needs to work in structured contexts that set clear standards and rules for everyone alike. These conditions are necessary for him to commit in the long term. He is best suited for environments where each person has a defined role, and the autonomy to coordinate with others as necessary. He appreciates cultures where the sense of duty is valued highly, but which also welcome initiatives to improve work methodologies. In this sense, he can enjoy an environment that is open to change.


brain

His 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 he learns new skills and concepts

Brilliant from an intellectual point of view, Benjamin Mawson tends to easily assimilate foreign concepts. He is able to understand new or complex subjects without needing to put them into practice. This means he can develop his skills by reaserching and reading on diverse subjects. He needs to be intellectually stimulated by his work, and might get easily bored otherwise.

Benjamin Mawson's spontaneous nature leads him to learn by testing out concepts and techniques himself. He finds that the best way to acquire new knowledge is to first try, develop his understanding through failure, and then try again. He can sometimes lack patience. To assimilate new ideas or new knowledge, he first needs to experiment by herself.