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S

STEADINESS

THE PEACEKEEPER

"I'm always on the lookout for anything dodgy.
I carefully consider my options and take my time to make sure the product is legit and that I get the best deal"

FEELING

FOCUS

TO SURVIVE IN THE WORLD, I MUST:

be safe

have meaningful relationships

have integrity

have a supportive environment

S STYLE

IN THE WILD

PATTERNS

HOW I SHOW UP

I focus on helping and cooperating with others for the success of the group.

I put others’ needs first.

I need time to make sure the decision is right for everyone. I panic if made to go too fast.

I am a natural collaborator that likes to reach consensus and create win-win situations.

I am patient with others, listening attentively before responding to their needs.

I rarely get angry or excited and try to maintain a peaceful and harmonious environment.

I seriously consider the thoughts and feelings of others, trying to empathise with their situation.

I am considerate and cooperative when I work with others.

I’m uncomfortable around people that are aggressive or hostile.

I am happy taking direction when it is from a leader I trust.

I’m here to maintain harmony in the environment through supporting others succeed

Accommodation, consistent performance, offering support

INFLUENCING STRATEGY

Modesty, passive resistance, compromise, putting others first

OVERUSES

Listens to others' perspectives; keeps their own needs to themselves

CONFLICT STYLE

CORE

DRIVERS

Stability

relationships

compassion

fairness

loyalty

security

integrity

predictability

CORE

FEARS

Change

loss of stability

offending others

letting people down

being used or ripped off

dishonesty

betrayal

MOTIVATORS

I WANT TO...

Cultivate harmony and stability in my environment. 

Maintain the status quo and control of the environment.

Play a supporting role on the team and stay out of the spotlight.

Facilitate and enable teamwork and cooperation.

Receive regular feedback.

Form long term relationships with others.

Help the team succeed (rather than individual success).

Feel accepted and valued by others.

Responding to difficult situations with empathy and compassion.

Respond thoughtfully after listening attentively.

ENERGISERS

I'M ENERGISED WHEN...

I’m asked to help others.

My colleagues build a relationship with them over time.

I receive verbal appreciation of my contributions to the team.

People value my guidance.

STRESSORS

I STRUGGLE WITH...

Having to quickly adapt to change or unclear expectations. 

High level, global goals rather than detailed instruction.

Promoting myself or centre of attention.

Multitasking.

Having to work to a tight deadline.

Confronting others or having a difficult conversation.

Making decisions on behalf of other people without much group input.

Engaging in competition with others.

Over-accomodating others at the expense of my own needs.

DRAINERS

I'M DRAINED WHEN...

I feel like I have nothing to offer the team.

My colleagues are ungrateful for the work I do.

My peers reject my help.

My team prioritise working efficiently and autonomously over collaboration.

STRENGTH

Making myself available to help.

Following up by checking back on a regular basis.

Patience and understanding with others.

Responding to questions thoughtfully.

Asking for feedback at regular intervals.

Being attentive to others’ needs and concerns.

Putting others at ease and fostering a cooperative culture.

Making others feel safe, heard, and included.

 

Dependable and reliable.

WEAKNESS

Not being direct when communicating negative information.

Being too passive when assertiveness is necessary.

Avoiding confrontation and not giving feedback to others who may need it.

Delaying decisions involving interpersonal conflict.

Over-trusting others that may take advantage of my supportive nature.

Putting my own needs last.

Allowing small problems to grow before addressing them.

Taking constructive criticism personally.

ON THE ROCKS

I'LL BREAK UP WITH YOU IF...

There’s too much
drama/conflict.

 

I feel like I don’t belong.
 

There’s too much change.
 

I feel uncertain.
 

I feel unsupported.

HOW YOU'LL
KNOW 
ITS COMING

YOU WON'T

I'LL SUFFER IN SILENCE

WITH ME

HOW TO
COMMUNICATE

Patient and diplomatic

Analytical, detail focus

Reserved

Preference for written communication

Uncomfortable with addressing negative topics and criticising

Agreeable and affirming

Calm, steady pace in dialogue

Authentic, detailed, warm and friendly

TONE

Detailed, expressive and personal

STYLE

FOR ME

HOW TO
DESIGN

Give me opportunities to create and maintain relationships with others

Provide specific, detailed information structured in a logical way

Help me feel in control of my situation

Provide opportunities for me to help others

Grant me time and space to make decisions

Give me a lot of lead time for upcoming change so I can prepare myself.

Ease me into new experiences - help me adapt at my own pace

Provide clear feedback on my progress and performance

Give me opportunities to seek and receive feedback from others

Give me awareness of my team’s status, problems and how I can help

Hep me collaborate and participate in teamwork

Appreciate and recognise my efforts

Allow me to focus on one thing at a time

Don’t make me rush - I need time to process

Help me attend to my own needs and tasks - which I often overlook with my focus on helping others

Recognise me as a person and my personal goals

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