WWW.THESIS.XLIBX.INFO
FREE ELECTRONIC LIBRARY - Thesis, documentation, books
 
<< HOME
CONTACTS



Pages:     | 1 || 3 |

«Achiever Your Achiever theme helps explain your drive. Achiever describes a constant need for achievement. You feel as if every day starts at zero. ...»

-- [ Page 2 ] --

Deliberative You are careful. You are vigilant. You are a private person. You know that the world is an unpredictable place. Everything may seem in order, but beneath the surface you sense the many risks. Rather than denying these risks, you draw each one out into the open. Then each risk can be identified, assessed, and ultimately reduced. Thus, you are a fairly serious person who approaches life with a certain reserve. For example, you like to plan ahead so as to anticipate what might go wrong. You select your friends cautiously and keep your own counsel when the conversation turns to personal matters. You are careful not to give too much praise and recognition, lest it be misconstrued. If some people don’t like you because you are not as effusive as others, then so be it. For you, life is not a popularity contest. Life is something of a minefield. Others can run through it recklessly if they so choose, but you take a different approach. You identify the dangers, weigh their relative impact, and then place your feet deliberately. You walk with care.

Developer

You see the potential in others. Very often, in fact, potential is all you see. In your view no individual is fully formed. On the contrary, each individual is a work in progress, alive with possibilities. And you are drawn toward people for this very reason. When you interact with others, your goal is to help them experience success. You look for ways to challenge them. You devise interesting experiences that can stretch them and help them grow. And all the while you are on the lookout for the signs of growth—a new behavior learned or modified, a slight improvement in a skill, a glimpse of excellence or of “flow” where previously there were only halting steps. For you these small increments—invisible to some—are clear signs of potential being realized. These signs of growth in others are your fuel. They bring you strength and satisfaction. Over time many will seek you out for help and encouragement because on some level they know that your helpfulness is both genuine and fulfilling to you.

–  –  –

Discipline Your world needs to be predictable. It needs to be ordered and planned. So you instinctively impose structure on your world. You set up routines. You focus on timelines and deadlines.

You break long-term projects into a series of specific short-term plans, and you work through each plan diligently. You are not necessarily neat and clean, but you do need precision. Faced with the inherent messiness of life, you want to feel in control. The routines, the timelines, the structure, all of these help create this feeling of control. Lacking this theme of Discipline, others may sometimes resent your need for order, but there need not be conflict. You must understand that not everyone feels your urge for predictability; they have other ways of getting things done. Likewise, you can help them understand and even appreciate your need for structure. Your dislike of surprises, your impatience with errors, your routines, and your detail orientation don’t need to be misinterpreted as controlling behaviors that box people in.

Rather, these behaviors can be understood as your instinctive method for maintaining your progress and your productivity in the face of life’s many distractions.

Empathy

You can sense the emotions of those around you. You can feel what they are feeling as though their feelings are your own. Intuitively, you are able to see the world through their eyes and share their perspective. You do not necessarily agree with each person’s perspective. You do not necessarily feel pity for each person’s predicament—this would be sympathy, not Empathy. You do not necessarily condone the choices each person makes, but you do understand. This instinctive ability to understand is powerful. You hear the unvoiced questions. You anticipate the need. Where others grapple for words, you seem to find the right words and the right tone. You help people find the right phrases to express their feelings—to themselves as well as to others. You help them give voice to their emotional life. For all these reasons other people are drawn to you.

–  –  –

Focus “Where am I headed?” you ask yourself. You ask this question every day. Guided by this theme of Focus, you need a clear destination. Lacking one, your life and your work can quickly become frustrating. And so each year, each month, and even each week you set goals.

These goals then serve as your compass, helping you determine priorities and make the necessary corrections to get back on course. Your Focus is powerful because it forces you to filter; you instinctively evaluate whether or not a particular action will help you move toward your goal. Those that don’t are ignored. In the end, then, your Focus forces you to be efficient. Naturally, the flip side of this is that it causes you to become impatient with delays, obstacles, and even tangents, no matter how intriguing they appear to be. This makes you an extremely valuable team member. When others start to wander down other avenues, you bring them back to the main road. Your Focus reminds everyone that if something is not helping you move toward your destination, then it is not important. And if it is not important, then it is not worth your time. You keep everyone on point.





Futuristic

“Wouldn’t it be great if... You are the kind of person who loves to peer over the horizon.

” The future fascinates you. As if it were projected on the wall, you see in detail what the future might hold, and this detailed picture keeps pulling you forward, into tomorrow. While the exact content of the picture will depend on your other strengths and interests—a better product, a better team, a better life, or a better world—it will always be inspirational to you. You are a dreamer who sees visions of what could be and who cherishes those visions. When the present proves too frustrating and the people around you too pragmatic, you conjure up your visions of the future and they energize you. They can energize others, too. In fact, very often people look to you to describe your visions of the future. They want a picture that can raise their sights and thereby their spirits. You can paint it for them. Practice. Choose your words carefully. Make the picture as vivid as possible. People will want to latch on to the hope you bring.

–  –  –

Harmony You look for areas of agreement. In your view there is little to be gained from conflict and friction, so you seek to hold them to a minimum. When you know that the people around you hold differing views, you try to find the common ground. You try to steer them away from confrontation and toward harmony. In fact, harmony is one of your guiding values. You can’t quite believe how much time is wasted by people trying to impose their views on others.

Wouldn’t we all be more productive if we kept our opinions in check and instead looked for consensus and support? You believe we would, and you live by that belief. When others are sounding off about their goals, their claims, and their fervently held opinions, you hold your peace. When others strike out in a direction, you will willingly, in the service of harmony, modify your own objectives to merge with theirs (as long as their basic values do not clash with yours). When others start to argue about their pet theory or concept, you steer clear of the debate, preferring to talk about practical, down-to-earth matters on which you can all agree. In your view we are all in the same boat, and we need this boat to get where we are going. It is a good boat. There is no need to rock it just to show that you can.

Ideation

You are fascinated by ideas. What is an idea? An idea is a concept, the best explanation of the most events. You are delighted when you discover beneath the complex surface an elegantly simple concept to explain why things are the way they are. An idea is a connection.

Yours is the kind of mind that is always looking for connections, and so you are intrigued when seemingly disparate phenomena can be linked by an obscure connection. An idea is a new perspective on familiar challenges. You revel in taking the world we all know and turning it around so we can view it from a strange but strangely enlightening angle. You love all these ideas because they are profound, because they are novel, because they are clarifying, because they are contrary, because they are bizarre. For all these reasons you derive a jolt of energy whenever a new idea occurs to you. Others may label you creative or original or conceptual or even smart. Perhaps you are all of these. Who can be sure? What you are sure of is that ideas are thrilling. And on most days this is enough.

–  –  –

Includer “Stretch the circle wider. This is the philosophy around which you orient your life. You want ” to include people and make them feel part of the group. In direct contrast to those who are drawn only to exclusive groups, you actively avoid those groups that exclude others. You want to expand the group so that as many people as possible can benefit from its support.

You hate the sight of someone on the outside looking in. You want to draw them in so that they can feel the warmth of the group. You are an instinctively accepting person. Regardless of race or sex or nationality or personality or faith, you cast few judgments. Judgments can hurt a person’s feelings. Why do that if you don’t have to? Your accepting nature does not necessarily rest on a belief that each of us is different and that one should respect these differences. Rather, it rests on your conviction that fundamentally we are all the same. We are all equally important. Thus, no one should be ignored. Each of us should be included. It is the least we all deserve.

Individualization

Your Individualization theme leads you to be intrigued by the unique qualities of each person.

You are impatient with generalizations or “types” because you don’t want to obscure what is special and distinct about each person. Instead, you focus on the differences between individuals. You instinctively observe each person’s style, each person’s motivation, how each thinks, and how each builds relationships. You hear the one-of-a-kind stories in each person’s life.

This theme explains why you pick your friends just the right birthday gift, why you know that one person prefers praise in public and another detests it, and why you tailor your teaching style to accommodate one person’s need to be shown and another’s desire to “figure it out as I go. Because you are such a keen observer of other people’s strengths, you can draw out ” the best in each person. This Individualization theme also helps you build productive teams.

While some search around for the perfect team “structure” or “process, you know instinc tively that the secret to great teams is casting by individual strengths so that everyone can do a lot of what they do well.

–  –  –

Input You are inquisitive. You collect things. You might collect information—words, facts, books, and quotations—or you might collect tangible objects such as butterflies, baseball cards, porcelain dolls, or sepia photographs. Whatever you collect, you collect it because it interests you. And yours is the kind of mind that finds so many things interesting. The world is exciting precisely because of its infinite variety and complexity. If you read a great deal, it is not necessarily to refine your theories but, rather, to add more information to your archives. If you like to travel, it is because each new location offers novel artifacts and facts. These can be acquired and then stored away. Why are they worth storing? At the time of storing it is often hard to say exactly when or why you might need them, but who knows when they might become useful? With all those possible uses in mind, you really don’t feel comfortable throwing anything away. So you keep acquiring and compiling and filing stuff away. It’s interesting. It keeps your mind fresh. And perhaps one day some of it will prove valuable.

Intellection

You like to think. You like mental activity. You like exercising the “muscles” of your brain, stretching them in multiple directions. This need for mental activity may be focused; for example, you may be trying to solve a problem or develop an idea or understand another person’s feelings. The exact focus will depend on your other strengths. On the other hand, this mental activity may very well lack focus. The theme of Intellection does not dictate what you are thinking about; it simply describes that you like to think. You are the kind of person who enjoys your time alone because it is your time for musing and reflection. You are introspective. In a sense you are your own best companion, as you pose yourself questions and try out answers on yourself to see how they sound. This introspection may lead you to a slight sense of discontent as you compare what you are actually doing with all the thoughts and ideas that your mind conceives. Or this introspection may tend toward more pragmatic matters such as the events of the day or a conversation that you plan to have later. Wherever it leads you, this mental hum is one of the constants of your life.

–  –  –

Learner You love to learn. The subject matter that interests you most will be determined by your other themes and experiences, but whatever the subject, you will always be drawn to the process of learning. The process, more than the content or the result, is especially exciting for you.



Pages:     | 1 || 3 |


Similar works:

«Frequently Asked Questions Canada Geese Canadian Wildlife Service Cat. No.: CW66-294/1-2011E-PDF ISBN: 978-1-100-19101-0 Information contained in this publication or product may be reproduced, in part or in whole, and by any means, for personal or public non-commercial purposes, without charge or further permission, unless otherwise specified.You are asked to:  Exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;  Indicate both the complete title of the materials...»

«Diss. ETH No. 16221 Structure of trigger factor in complex with the ribosome defines the molecular environment of the emerging nascent polypeptide chain A dissertation submitted to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich for the degree of Doctor of Sciences presented by Lars Ferbitz Dipl.–Biochem. Univ. born October 14, 1974 from Neunkirchen (Germany) Prof. Dr. Nenad Ban, Examiner Prof. Dr. Rudolf Glockshuber, Coexaminer Dr. Elke Deuerling, Coexaminer For my parents. i. Summary...»

«UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 15-4308 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff – Appellee, v.TERRY LASHAVIOUS MCMILLIAN, Defendant – Appellant. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, at Wilmington. Malcolm J. Howard, Senior District Judge. (7:11-cr-00102-H-1) Argued: May 12, 2016 Decided: June 15, 2016 Before KING and DIAZ, Circuit Judges, and DAVIS, Senior Circuit Judge. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam...»

«Psykolognævnet Beretning januar 2004 december 2005 Udgiver: Psykolognævnet, 2006 Tryk: GP-TRYK A/S, Rugvænget 3, 8500 Grenå ISBN-13: 978-87-7546-467-8 ISBN-10: 87-7546-467-5 Pris for Beretning : 50 kr. Prisen er inklusive 25% moms Købes hos boghandleren eller bestilles hos : NBC Ekspedition Tlf: 56 36 40 48 Fax: 56 36 40 39 Ekspediiton@nbcas.dk Forord Siden oprettelsen af Psykolognævnet i 1994 har nævnet hvert andet år udgivet en beretning om nævnets virksomhed. Denne beretning...»

«Refining Keyword Queries for XML Retrieval by Combining Content and Structure Desislava Petkova, W. Bruce Croft, and Yanlei Diao University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA {petkova,croft,yanlei}@cs.umass.edu Abstract. The structural heterogeneity and complexity of XML repositories makes query formulation challenging for users who have little knowledge of XML. To assist its users, an XML retrieval system can have a keyword-based interface, relegating the task of combining textual and...»

«Constables' Education and Training Board 2016 Constables' Training Schedule January through October 80-Hour Basic Training 40-Hour Basic Firearms 20-Hour Annual Firearms 20-Hour Continuing Education 20-Hour Advanced Firearms 8-Hour Optional Training This page intentionally left blank Constables' Education and Training Board 2016 Constables' Training Schedule Please Note: The 2016 Constables' Training Schedule is arranged by geographic regions in Pennsylvania. Constables have the option of...»

«SERIES 198 PREFERENCE SHARE TERMS AND CONDITIONS The following are the terms and conditions (the Conditions) of the Series 198 Index linked redeemable preference shares (the Preference Shares) issued by Eukairos Investments Ltd (the Company) on 24 September 2013. Terms not otherwise defined have the meanings given in Condition 1 (Definitions) below. References to a numbered Condition shall be to such numbered section of the Conditions. In the event of any inconsistency between the Articles and...»

«Original citation: Grant, Wyn and Wilson, Graham K., eds. (2012) The consequences of the Global Financial Crisis : the rhetoric of reform and regulation. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199641987 Permanent WRAP url: http://wrap.warwick.ac.uk/56859 Copyright and reuse: The Warwick Research Archive Portal (WRAP) makes this work by researchers of the University of Warwick available open access under the following conditions. This article is made available under the Creative Commons...»

«Job Summary Job Title: Head of International Mobility Grade: 8 Job reference: CSE01167 Department: International Office Post Responsible To: Director, International Office Job Purpose: Your role will be to provide leadership for student and staff mobility programmes, maintaining a strategic overview of the portfolio of mobility destinations and source countries and overseeing the development and delivery of all centrally-managed student and staff mobility programmes, both international...»

«University of North Carolina Wilmington Institutional Diversity and Inclusion LGBTQIA Resource Office SAFE ZONE ALLY TRAINING MANUAL (Revised September 2010) Table of Contents Welcome to Safe Zone Safe Zone Mission Statement 3 Who Are Allies 3 What is a Safe Zone 3 Seahawk Respect Compact 4 Know Your Rights 5 Why do we need a Safe Zone? 6 Program Goals 8 What is a Safe Zone 9 Frequently Asked Questions 10 BECOMING AN ALLY What does it mean to be an ally 16 Characteristics of an ally 17...»

«Table And Indexes It is likely most to see of our stimulus pdf of the tricky luck and a creative benefits that figuring. Receiving a important golf day although the right top interview number, your epub on clients is rewarded audio $20,000 and life for some existing and initial thousands if independent alternative computer even. Any shirt, spending to Us GDI, will report from starting years and find any concern ability of one people. Address decision likes Table and Indexes. the manager, only...»

«Innovative Marketing, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2007 7 SPOILED FOR CHOICE: CONSUMER CONFUSION IN INTERNET-BASED MASS CUSTOMIZATION Kurt Matzler*, Martin Waiguny**, Johann Füller*** Abstract Companies are challenged to shift production and marketing strategies from focusing on market segments to making individually customized offers. Mass customization, however, leads to a tremendous extension of the configuration possibilities and in turn choice. As a consequence, customers can easily be overwhelmed...»





 
<<  HOME   |    CONTACTS
2016 www.thesis.xlibx.info - Thesis, documentation, books

Materials of this site are available for review, all rights belong to their respective owners.
If you do not agree with the fact that your material is placed on this site, please, email us, we will within 1-2 business days delete him.