Style-CI

C I

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FOCUS PROFILE STYLE: C I

GENERAL OBSERVATIONS

The C/I Focus style is seeking compliance and relationship. The C/I is an information gatherer with high expectations of self and others. The C/I likes people and fun. They enjoy interacting with others—especially those with similar interests. Their influence need is met by sharing information about things in which those around them also have an interest. The C/I wants first and foremost to be correct about their assignment and interests. This causes them to be accepted by those who have those same interests. However, the C/I can be very opinionated and might be perceived as critical if their facts are in disagreement with others. The C/I is friendly, outgoing and encouraging to others. They are task oriented but are able to express themselves with sincerity and warmth. Articulate and verbal, especially on areas of interest or assignment, they can be a good spokesperson or sales person about products or work assignments. The C/I can be very competitive but without losing the valuable relationship with others. They are friendly competitors.

INSPIRING TRAITS

✓ Friendly
✓ Outgoing
✓ Well informed
✓ Communicate facts well to others

VALUE TO THE TEAM

✓ Good fact gatherer
✓ Friendly
✓ Holds ground on strongly felt issues without alienation
✓ Competes to be the best in their assignment
✓ Good communicator to others

IDEAL ENVIRONMENT

✓ A friendly environment that provides opportunity for interaction with others
✓ Opportunity to develop process and procedures or to fit into existing and workable
formats
✓ Opportunity to represent or articulate the product or work assignment to others
✓ Time to perfect assignments

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AREAS

✓ May hold back on risky decision making therefore delaying forward momentum
✓ Balancing the need to interact and verbalize with others and sticking to the task or
assignment
✓ Open to the ideas and opinions of others

GREATEST FEAR(S)

✓ Criticism and rapid change
✓ Rejection

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