Gordon Newton

IT Project Manager

  • Vocational/Technical

Summary

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

Talent

Personal pitch

this is my best ,and i like and always hope to produce my best at what i do


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: Partner

Producing high quality work is a priority for Gordon Newton. Thorough, precise and structured, they strive to avoid mistakes in their work. Their diligent attitude is the result of the importance they place on other people's point of view. They listen to ideas, suggestions, and feedback. They are therefore easy to work with, giving others space, providing support as needed, and performing their tasks meticulously.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • They have a positive view of criticism and tolerate different points of view.
  • They adapt their speech to their audience and show warmth.
  • They find it easy to be assertive in their relationships, and set the agenda.
Work management
    They tackle one task at a time to avoid losing their focus.
    They are very proactive and find it easy to come up with new ideas.
    They rely on their points of reference and prefer continuity to change.
Emotional management
    They show discernment and make judgments based on facts.
    They control their emotions and do not let others be affected by them.
    They try things out and are willing to take risks.

Talents

#lead #tactful #sincere #tolerant #takes part #focused #practical #creative #conservative #sees overall picture #formalistic #factual #self-controlled #takes risks

Areas of improvement

    They would benefit from more often challenging the criticism they are given, rather than accepting it so easily.
    They could show more liveliness and enthusiasm when interacting with others.
    They could more often express what bothers them about others, dare to say what they do not like.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Seeking competition
Working as part of a team
Having influence

What motivates them the least...

Focusing on aesthetics
Having clearly defined tasks
Having a positive impact on the world

How they manage their energy

Gordon Newton 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

EVALUATE
Think

Evaluating is an activity that highly suits Gordon Newton. They particularly like to be a point of reference when evaluating a subject. They like providing their critical view and their opinions, and comparing them to others'. Evaluating is, therefore, a key source of motivation for them.

PROMOTE
Interact

Gordon Newton 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.

DESIGN
Think

Whenever Gordon Newton is interested in creating new things, it is in the context of a clear framework and a specific objective. They sometimes appreciate having a certain freedom in their work, and being able to suggest new ideas, but it remains a secondary source of motivation for them.

The work environment they prefer

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

Their management style

PARTICIPATIVE
And you, what do you think?
EMPATHETIC
Collaborators first

What this means

Gordon Newton is a manager whose foremost concern is the team's wellbeing. They strive to listen to others and take their individual limitations into account. They are an inspiration for employees who prefer a manager that acknowledges human aspects instead of focusing solely on results. They are motivated by teamwork and by fostering a collective spirit.

The management style they seek

PARTICIPATIVE
And you, what do you think?
COACH
Try this

Their ideal manager

Gordon Newton expects a manager to facilitate collective work and empower each team member. They need a manager who listens actively and is open to their ideas. They want a leader that sets individual development plans while still promoting teamwork. They place special importance on collective intelligence.

The culture in which they blossom

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

The ideal culture for them

Gordon Newton 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.


brain

Their way of thinking

Preferred tasks Simple

Capacity to perform familiar and practiced tasks.

Decision-making Quick

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

Learning style Implement

Ability to build on other people's knowledge.

How they learn new skills and concepts

To learn new concepts, Gordon Newton 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.

Careful in their approach, Gordon Newton prefers to rely on proven strategies. They are observant and tend to adopt tried-and-true concepts that they can trust thoroughly. In this sense, they find it easier to learn from information provided.