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People of the Will-type

People driven by will are motivated to be in control. They make sense of the world around them through results, or through the plan that gets them there.

  • The strengths: They want to get the job done and pursue the goal with intense focus. They are highly competent.
  • The challenges: They are more autocratic. They are ambitious to the exclusion of relationships and may drive for perfectionism where "good enough" is a better outcome.
  • How to spot them: They are good decision-makers. They relish in creating step-by-step plans and executing them.

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The model breaks people into three types, each of which sees the world through one primary lens:

  • The heart - People of this type need to be liked
  • The will - People of this type desires to be in control and win
  • The head

This type needs to engage intellectually and philosophically and is most concerned with the direction the organization is moving.

  • The strengths: They are 'big vision' people and thrive when they're setting goals for a te...

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Effectively scalin...

The Heart/Will/Head model defines three types of people and how they view the world around them.

Using this model is valuable for managers to build stronger teams en get the best work out of each member.

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