Results-focused team members are relentless in the pursuit of achieving a goal.
Working with a team, Results-focused team members are highly driven and focused on achieving the team’s goal(s). These team members are able to evaluate and prioritize action needed to move the team to success. Results-focused team members are self-reliant and require little direction to get started.
Results-focused team members can become impatient when too much team or meeting time is spent on pleasantries or discussion they view as trivial. The highly accountable and disciplined nature of these team members can cause them to come across as dominant and controlling. They must often force themselves to be social in team settings.
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Teams can rely on Results-focused team members to hold the team accountable to the goal. The competitive nature of these team members can make them the logical choice for monitoring progress and keeping that progress and the goal front and center during meetings. They can also be counted on to move the team to a decision. Keep Results-focused team members motivated by recognizing team progress and their personal contributions. These team members appreciate getting to the point and quickly moving to action.
Your relentless pursuit of results makes patience in a group setting one of your greatest challenges. Stretch your collaborative and social muscles by intentionally asking other team members how they are doing or how a work project is coming along—maybe even as you wait for a meeting to begin. This will temporarily shift your mind from results to building relationships, and might eventually increase your tolerance of pleasantries that other team members crave.