A-player A-Player 76%

Tim Jeffreys 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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Tim Jeffreys

Country Manager

  • A-Level

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: Coordinator

Tim Jeffreys is a natural leader with a conscientious approach — two complementary qualities which enable him to set the agenda for projects and successfully complete them. He analyzes things based on facts, paying special attention to the reliability of his decisions and his work. He is very strict when it comes to following procedures and is quick to remind coworkers to follow suit. He does his utmost to achieve the goals he sets for himself, even at the risk of undermining his relationships.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • He finds it easy to socialize and is approachable.
  • He is confident in his decisions and sticks to his course of action.
  • 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 does not dwell on obstacles and finds it easy to delegate.
    He tackles one task at a time to avoid losing his focus.
Emotional management
    He shows discernment and makes judgments based on facts.
    He is responsive, very energetic and has a sense of urgency.
    He ensures his decisions are reliable by assessing the outcomes.

Talents

#lead #conviction #approachable #confident #tolerant #takes part #focused #conceptual #creative #conservative #organised #to the point #delegates #formalistic #responsive #factual #reassuring

Areas of improvement

    He could probably be more focused on the job at hand if he limited his interactions.
    He would benefit from asking more questions and learning from feedback, rather than focusing only on his point of view.
    He would benefit from more often challenging the criticism he is given, rather than accepting it so easily.

Drive

What motivates him the most...

Creating new things
Focusing on quality
Analyzing data

What motivates him the least...

Having an attractive remuneration
Being rewarded
Seeking competition

How he manages his energy

Tim Jeffreys 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.

The activities he prefers

ANALYZE
Think

Analysis is a key source of personal satisfaction for Tim Jeffreys. He enjoys being able to approach situations in an objective and rational manner. He is particularly invested in ensuring important decisions be made in this way, rather than based on intuition or to satisfy others' expectations.

DESIGN
Think

Design is one of the activities that highly interests Tim Jeffreys. 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.

ORGANIZE
Act

Organizing work is an activity in which Tim Jeffreys 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

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

His management style

VISIONARY
Come with me
PARTICIPATIVE
And you, what do you think?

What this means

Tim Jeffreys is a manager who listens to others and defines the team's objectives collectively. He thinks it's important to involve the whole team in achieving goals. He explains the reason behind the work to be done, and is less concerned about the required results than the best way to achieve them.

The management style he seeks

VISIONARY
Come with me
DIRECTIVE
Do what I tell you

His ideal manager

Tim Jeffreys 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

Tim Jeffreys has the capacity to thrive in a wide range of cultures. There is no standard approach or environment that suits him better than others. He finds advantages and drawbacks in every type of work environment. His level of commitment will therefore not be determined by the culture of the company, but rather by whether his role has the potential to make him feel fulfilled. If his main motivational factors are satisfied by the role, he will be capable of adapting and thriving in any environment.


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, Tim Jeffreys 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.

Tim Jeffreys'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.