The Visionary (head-dominant)
• Stays focused on goals • Engages in long-range thinking and planning • Takes a big-picture view • Enjoys seeing new possibilities • Scans the horizon for the next big opportunity
• Doesn’t fully consider the effects a change will have on organizational culture • May be less apt to focus on team members’ individual needs • Complains about lack of progress toward goals • Does not give sufficient attention to the process by which goals are met • Neglects to ensure that the tactical details of the change process are handled
Coaching: It’s vital that the vision be shared by all those working to make it happen. Remember to share your vision with others (heart) and lay out a path to that vision that incorporates visible milestones along the way (hands).
The Executor (hands-dominant)
• Excels at project planning and execution • Accomplishes tasks in a timely and efficient manner • Can be depended upon to do what’s asked • Freely shares information and materials so other have the training, tools and resources they need • Pushes the team to set high performance standards