- Gallup Theme Thursday Webcast Series
- Season 2, Maximizer
- Learn what Maximizer looks like when you use theme dynamics, and how it combines with and complements your other talent themes.
On this Theme Thursday Season 2 webcast, Jim Collison, Gallup's Director of Talent Sourcing, and Maika Leibbrandt, Gallup Advanced Learning and Development Consultant, discussed the theme of Maximizer.
People with Maximizer ask, "How do I go five steps further?" Maika calls it the "mic drop" theme because Maximizer wants to deliver something better than people could imagine, not just "good." People with Maximizer have an impatience with mediocrity that drives their focus on excellence. They're so attracted to excellence; they can't ignore or minimize tiny problems that erode the ever-sought-after top quality.
Raw Maximizer is snobbish, never satisfied and closed off when things are only "good." Mature Maximizer is supportive and points out what is at a higher standard, recognizing where it's been and how it became better. Mature Maximizer directs its commitment to quality to help other people succeed. It shares the opportunities for excellence to help bring people up to a better place. Mature Maximizer learns how to "choose your battles" and sorts to where it can get the biggest return on investment.