Maria Laura Garcia

Digital Marketing Manager

  • Master

Technical skills

photography audiovisual production content strategy project managing illustration
Adobe Suite Communication Skills Teamwork

Areas of interest

Audiovisual World Animal rescue Films and Series

Summary

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

Talent

Personal pitch

I believe that with my skills, specifically in audiovisual tools, creative writing and branding experiences make me a good match for the company. During my short career, I needed to adapt quickly to new responsibilities. This has allowed me to acquire a set of skills to excel and to understand different dynamics in different cultural backgrounds. I am a native Spanish speaker, a fluent English speaker, and can communicate in intermediate French.


Shape

Behavioral style

SHAPE SHAPE + DRIVE
Highly motivating aspect that will make her 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: Promoter

Maria Laura Garcia comes across as someone determined and strong-minded. She is proactive and always on the lookout for suggestions and initiatives to take her work forward. She has a flexible approach to her job and can easily handle change and unexpected events. The engaging way in which she presents her ideas leaves those she talks to in little doubt - you want to follow her lead. Her leadership and passion for continual progress make her an extraordinary driving force in a team.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • She tries to get her ideas across and inspires team spirit.
  • She is a critical thinker and only accepts reasoned ideas.
  • She finds it easy to be assertive in her relationships, and sets the agenda.
Work management
    She adapts easily to change, and considers change positive.
    She tackles one task at a time to avoid losing her focus.
    She is very proactive and finds it easy to come up with new ideas.
Emotional management
    She shows discernment and makes judgments based on facts.
    She ensures her decisions are reliable by assessing the outcomes.
    She is responsive, very energetic and has a sense of urgency.

Talents

#conviction #critical #focused #conceptual #creative #change #sees overall picture #tenacious #formalistic #factual #reassuring

Areas of improvement

    She could concentrate for longer on each subject and avoid, as much as possible, getting distracted from her work.
    She could take on more responsibilities, notably by considering subjects outside her main scope.
    She could concentrate on obtaining results with established methods rather than regularly trying to rework everything.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Focusing on aesthetics
Having a positive impact on the world
Helping others

What motivates them the least...

Being rewarded
Being recognized by others
Seeking competition

How they manage their energy

Maria Laura Garcia divides her energy equally between dynamism and stability. Some of her main drivers push her towards taking action and seeking stimulation. However, she also needs a certain stability and sound bearings in order to feel comfortable in a professional environment. It is important that she finds this balance in order to fully invest herself in her role.

The activities they prefer

SUPPORT
Interact

Supporting others is essential for Maria Laura Garcia. She attaches considerable importance to creating strong bonds with those around her, and having their backs. On the contrary, she can find competitiveness frustrating.

DESIGN
Reflect

Maria Laura Garcia is interested in activities that require her creativity. This is particularly true when it comes to planning and organizing her work. She values having the possibility to think and act as she likes.

ANALYZE
Reflect

Maria Laura Garcia finds satisfaction in analyzing situations. She strives to base her decisions on factual and rational elements. Since she does not seek out other people's approval, she doesn't let others influence her conclusions.

The work environment they prefer

#relaxed #flexibility #friendly #agility #welcoming #adaptability #proximity #freedom #hospitable

Their management style

VISIONARY
Come with me
COACH
Try this

What this means

Maria Laura Garcia is an inspiring manager who focuses on her employees' personal development. She has clear roadmaps for each team member and positions herself as a mentor. As a manager, she rallies everyone towards a common goal while also taking individuality into account.

The management style they seek

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

Their ideal manager

Maria Laura Garcia expects a manager to actively listen and define group objectives collectively. She is motivated by leaders who involve the whole team in the pursuit of goals. She needs a manager who gives meaning to her work, and who is less attached to intended results, focusing rather on the best way to achieve them.

The culture in which they blossom

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

The ideal culture for them

Maria Laura Garcia 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, and where mutual respect is a top value. She avoids results-driven or data-driven workplaces, preferring cultures centered around collaboration and collective projects. She considers it important that this mindset be shared across the company.


brain

Their way of thinking

Preferred tasks Simple

Capacity to perform familiar and practiced tasks.

Decision-making Prudent

Tendency to take the time to make the most of available resources.

Learning style Implement

Ability to build on other people's knowledge.

How they learn new skills and concepts

To learn new concepts, Maria Laura Garcia needs concrete evidence. She develops skills gradually, by accumulating practical experience. Theoretical and abstract concepts are often foreign to her, and contribute little to her progress because she will have a hard time applying them in the context of her job. She masters new skills through practice and repetition.

Careful in her approach, Maria Laura Garcia prefers to rely on proven strategies. She is observant and tends to adopt tried-and-true concepts that she can trust thoroughly. In this sense, she finds it easier to learn from information provided.