Being accountable and passing on accountability for one's own actions and those of colleagues and the organization.
The ability to remain fully functional by adapting to changing circumstances (environment, procedures, people).
The drive to climb up, to pursue a career, to strive for success and make an effort to achieve this.
The ability to bring one’s views across clearly without damaging the relationship with the other party.
The ability to process detailed information effectively and consistently
The ability to recognize opportunities for new services and products and to act accordingly, taking measured risks into account.
Encouraging and guiding employees in order to make their performance more effective and to enhance their self-perception and problem solving skills.
Acting from opportunities in the market; acting with a customer focus and affiliating with appropriate contacts.
Making a good first impression and sustaining it for a long time.
The ability to handle conflicting interests diplomatically and to help solve them.
The ability to control the progress of employees’ processes, tasks, or activities and of one’s own work and responsibilities.
The ability to work effectively with others in order to achieve a shared goal - even when the object at stake is of no direct personal interest.
The ability to take risks in order to benefit (in the long run).
The ability to come up with original and innovative ideas and solutions, to adopt points of view outside the usual parameters.
The ability and willingness to find out what the customer wants and needs and to act accordingly, taking the organization’s costs and benefits into account.
The ability to make active decisions or to commit oneself by speaking one’s mind and taking position.
The ability to assign responsibilities and authority to the right employees, taking their interests, ambitions, development and competency into account. Following up on delegated tasks.
The ability to review and analyze employees’ strengths and weaknesses, to distinguish their talents and development needs, and to make sure they are enhanced appropriately.
The ability to adjust to existing rules, procedures and policy. Finding reinforcement from the right authority when in doubt.
The ability to be active for a long period of time when required; having stamina.
The ability to change one’s behavioral style and/or views in order to attain a set goal.
Setting high quality standards and striving for continuous improvement and quality assurance.
The ability to balance facts and potential approaches taking the appropriate criteria into account.
The ability and willingness to understand, accept and carry out decisions and measures from managers.
The ability to perform actions and make statements that reflect an opinion or view of one’s own; not to fawn.
The ability to recognize and create opportunities and to act accordingly. Rather starting something than waiting passively for it to happen.
The ability to direct one’s inquisitive mind toward initiating new strategies, products, services, and markets.
Having and gaining insight into situations, problems and processes. Deconstructing problems and systematically investigating the various components. Having a complete picture of the context and overview of the whole problem.
Adherence to the standards, values and rules of conduct associated with one’s position and the culture in which one operates. Being incorruptible.
The ability to provide direction and guidance to a group of people and to encourage cooperation between team members in order to attain an objective.
The ability to absorb new information readily and to put it into practice effectively.
The ability to show one absorbs and understands important (non-) verbal information and to ask further questions when necessary.
The ability to manage and take charge of employees in order to enhance their performance; defining targets and providing appropriate means; controlling progress and correcting employees.
The need to set high standards for one’s own performance, to show dissatisfaction with average achievements.
The ability to obtain maximum results from meetings in which interests conflict both in terms of content and maintaining good relations.
The ability to develop and maintain relations, alliances and coalitions within and outside the organization and to use them in order to obtain information, support and cooperation.
Showing awareness of the consequences of one’s choices, decisions and actions for parts of or the entire organization.
The ability to hold on to views and plans of action despite adversity.
The ambition to win over other people for one’s views and ideas and to generate support.
The ability to determine goals and priorities and to assess the actions, time and resources needed to achieve those goals.
The ability to put oneself in a politician’s shoes, to distinguish the complexity of interests in politics, and to assess the feasibility of political proposals.
The ability to present ideas and plans clearly, using available resources.
The ability to detect problems, recognize important information, and link various data; to trace potential causes and look for relevant details.
The ability to take direct action in order to attain or exceed objectives.
The ability to gain insight in one’s identity, values, strengths and weaknesses, interests and ambitions and to take action in order to enhance one’s competencies where and when possible.
Being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others and being aware of the influence of one’s own behavior on them.
The ability to be comfortable in people’s company, to meet people easily, to mingle freely.
Being aware of relevant social, political and professional trends and developments and using this information for the organization’s benefit.
The ability to perform under pressure and in adversity.
The ability to communicate in clear language and to adjust one’s use of language to the audience’s level.
The ability to step back from one’s daily routine, explore ideas for the future, regard the facts from a distance and see them in a broader context or in the longer term.
Independently carrying out one's work in accordance with professional standards of one's profession. Developing oneself in one's professional field. Having a thorough knowledge of one's field.
The ability to express ideas and views clearly to others in writing.