A-player A-Player 73%

Matthew Meyers 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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Matthew Meyers

General Services Employee

  • Bachelor

Summary

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

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: Initiator

Rarely short of ideas, Matthew Meyers is quick to take the initiative. They like instigating change at work and need constant stimulation to keep boredom at bay. They make sure collaborators are onboard with the suggestions they put forward, listening to others carefully and making decisions as a group. They are capable of advancing with determination, but also of questioning their approach based on feedback. What's more, they have the capacity to strengthen ties within teams.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • They establish genuine relationships and show an interest in people.
  • They adapt their speech to their audience and show warmth.
  • They entertain few relationships and hold back.
Work management
    They handle unexpected events with ease and are able to improvise.
    They can manage several projects at the same time.
    They are very proactive and find it easy to come up with new ideas.
Emotional management
    They try things out and are willing to take risks.
    They are responsive, very energetic and have a sense of urgency.
    They express their feelings and find it easy to communicate with others.

Talents

#observant #tactful #sincere #tolerant #multi-tasker #creative #improvises #responsive #expressive #takes risks

Areas of improvement

    They could practice positive detachment to avoid feeling personally affected by what happens to others.
    They could give others more visibility on their progress by planning work rigorously.
    They could benefit from better assessing the risks and understanding the consequences before making decisions.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Meeting new people
Excelling everyday
Helping others

What motivates them the least...

Having an attractive remuneration
Having autonomy
Seeking competition

How they manage their energy

Matthew Meyers 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

SUPPORT
Interact

Supporting others is essential for Matthew Meyers. They attach considerable importance to creating strong bonds with those around them, and having their backs. On the contrary, they can find competitiveness frustrating.

DESIGN
Think

Whenever Matthew Meyers 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.

ORGANIZE
Act

Organizing is not an activity that Matthew Meyers considers a priority. They still strive, however, to ensure there is a minimum amount of structure and standards to the work that they carry out. All in all, it is something that they enjoy doing as long as it remains a secondary aspect of the job.

The work environment they prefer

#fun #method #relaxed #respect #friendly #organization #humor #proximity #process

Their management style

EMPATHETIC
Collaborators first
COACH
Try this

What this means

Matthew Meyers is a manager who is attentive and actively listens on a daily basis. They value people above results, really take their employees into account, and adapt their expectations based on each person's abilities.

The management style they seek

EMPATHETIC
Collaborators first
DIRECTIVE
Do what I tell you

Their ideal manager

Matthew Meyers expects a manager to explain exactly what they must do to succeed. However, they also want a leader who allows enough room for them to express themselces and feel fully taken into account. They need a leader who is close to them, motivating them with a result-driven approach while also considering them as a person above all.

The culture in which they blossom

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

The ideal culture for them

Matthew Meyers thrives in cultures geared towards relationships and a collective spirit, where human aspects are prioritized, and everyone feels like they belong. This means environments where rules are adapted to ensure everyone's needs are accounted for. They avoid results-driven or data-driven workplaces, which would clash with their expectations in terms of atmosphere. They prefer a culture where collective accomplishments are valued above all. Ideally, it should be an environment that provides clear guidelines, but allows for individual approaches so everyone can find their place.


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, Matthew Meyers 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.

Matthew Meyers'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.