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How to Understand and Work with 9 different Personalities in your Workplace

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Presented in HR Summit 2017 in Singapore

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How to Understand and Work with 9 different Personalities in your Workplace

  1. 1. Visionary How to Understand and Work with the 9 Different Personalities in Your Workplace?
  2. 2. @ideasandrew The image cannot be displayed. Your computer may not have enough memory to open the image, or the image may have been corrupted. Restart your computer, and 1 handle
  3. 3. 2 Books
  4. 4. Spirit of Service 3 Awards & Portals
  5. 5. 4 Domains
  6. 6. 5 Different Careers in 30 years 1987-1993 1993-1998 1999-2005 2005-2009 2010-
  7. 7. 6 Years in Speaking;Training & Consultancy
  8. 8. 7 Teach in CPEs or Adult Learning Institution
  9. 9. Personalities @ Workplace Visionary
  10. 10. 1. Perfectionist treats workplace as : “I must be Perfect!”
  11. 11. 1: Understanding a Perfectionist }  Average }  Orderly }  Impersonal }  Critical }  Positive }  Disciplined }  Consistent }  High Standard of Excellence }  Negative }  Inflexible }  Self-Righteous }  Obsessive “I must be perfect.”
  12. 12. Perfectionist @ Work Extremely demanding Dedicated in everything Micro-Manager
  13. 13. How to work with a Perfectionist Share their responsibility Value their advice Under Promise! Over Deliver!
  14. 14. 2. Giver treats workplace as : “I must help others.”
  15. 15. 2. Understanding a Giver / Helper “I must help others.”}  Average }  Generous }  Encouraging }  People Focused }  Positive }  Compassionate }  Giving }  Sympathetic }  Negative }  Manipulative }  Possessive }  Intrusive
  16. 16. Giver @ Work Relate to people easily Have problem saying NO to others Good sense of humor
  17. 17. How to work with a Giver? Appreciate them Share fun times Take an interest in their problems
  18. 18. 3. Achiever treats work as : “I need to be successful”
  19. 19. 3. Understanding an Achiever }  Average }  Adaptable }  Competitive }  Pragmatic }  Positive }  Goal-oriented }  Self Starter }  Energetic }  Negative }  Arrogant }  Defensive }  Lacks Self Awareness “I need to be successful”
  20. 20. Achiever @ Work Super-optimistic Competitive Able to motivate people exceptionally well
  21. 21. How to work with an Achiever Small talks are not appreciated No open feedback Be very Competent
  22. 22. 4. Individualist treats workplace as : “I’m different from everyone.”
  23. 23. 4. Understanding an Individualist “I’m different from everyone.” }  Average }  Self Absorbed }  Feels Different }  Emotional }  Positive }  Inspired }  Creative }  Personal and Revealing }  Negative }  Self Pitying }  Impractical }  Alienated
  24. 24. Individualist @ Work Feel at a deep level Creative and Intuitive Dislike Rules!
  25. 25. How to work with an Individualist Plenty of compliments Be a supportive friend Respect their special gifts
  26. 26. 5. Investigator treats workplace as : “I don’t know enough.”
  27. 27. 5. Understanding The Investigator “I don’t know enough.” }  Average }  Self Reliant }  Intense }  Private }  Positive }  Perceptive }  Thoughtful }  Wise }  Negative }  Eccentric }  Compartmentalizes }  Cynical
  28. 28. Investigator @ Work Cool and Collected Compartmentalized Perceptive
  29. 29. How to work with an Investigator Be Straightforward No need to be so friendly Give them time and space
  30. 30. Loyal Skeptic treats workplace as : “I am always dutiful and careful”
  31. 31. 6. Understanding The Loyal Skeptic “I am always dutiful & careful.” }  Average }  Independent }  Cautious }  Obedient }  Positive }  Responsible }  Loyal }  Engaging }  Negative }  Indecisive }  Contradictory }  Paranoid (Devil’s Advocate)
  32. 32. Loyal Skeptic @ Work Committed and Faithful Responsible and Hardworking Confronting Danger Bravely (Devil’s Advocate)
  33. 33. How to work with a Loyal Skeptic Listen to them carefully Work things through with them No Last-Minute Surprises!
  34. 34. Visionary treats workplace as : “I am so happy.”
  35. 35. 7. Understanding The Visionary “I am so happy.” }  Average }  Lively }  Experiential }  Adventure - seeking }  Positive }  Spontaneous }  Fun }  Versatile }  Negative }  Hyperactive }  Superficial }  Impulsive
  36. 36. Visionary @ Work Spontaneous and Free-spirited Risks Taker Make tough work FUN!
  37. 37. How to work with a Visionary Be responsible for your own action Focus on task at hand Engage in high-energy conversation (Be Exciting!)
  38. 38. Challenger treats workplace as : “My strength protects me.”
  39. 39. 8. Understanding The Challenger “My strength protects me.” }  Average }  Dominant }  Forthright }  Fight for fairness }  Positive }  Confident }  Inspiring }  Leader }  Negative }  Intimidating }  Confrontational }  Controlling
  40. 40. Challenger @ Work Independent & Taking Initiatives Meet Challenges head on Appreciate Honesty & Direct
  41. 41. How to work with a Challenger Stand up for yourself... Be confident, strong, and direct Don’t betray their trust.
  42. 42. Peace Maker treats workplace as : “I am agreeable.”
  43. 43. 9. The Peace Maker “I am agreeable.” }  Average }  Accommodating }  Peaceful }  Genuine }  Positive }  Easygoing }  Unpretentious }  Patient }  Negative }  Disengaged }  Stubborn }  Oblivious
  44. 44. Peace Maker @ Work Non-judgmental Patient Good Mediator and Facilitator
  45. 45. How to work with a Peace Maker How you ask is more Important than What you ask Get into discussion mode often
  46. 46. 9 Personalities @ Workplace Visionary Appreciate the Differences!
  47. 47. Connect with me on Linkedin! You’ll get this presentation in PDF! $25.00 @ HRM Bookshop

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