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TIPS
 The Talent Development & People Profiling System

Solve Your Biggest Challenges

The insights TIPS Profiles provide help organizations solve some of the biggest challenges they are facing in the age of innovation:

Challenges Managing People 

  • How to manage people with different styles 
  • Dealing with conflict between employees 
  • Getting people to buy-in to vision 
  • Improving productivity 
  • On-boarding new staff 
  • Increasing employee engagement, morale and satisfaction 
  • Dealing with non-traditional work arrangements 
  • Workplace diversity (diversity in age, race, and working style)
  • Building effective teams - setting expectations 
  • Managing team conflict 
  • Failures in communication 

Challenges to Improving Operations 

  • Developing leadership skills
  • Ability to solve problems 
  • Lack of data to leverage strengths
  • Adapting to new technology/innovation 
  • Getting employees to embrace innovation and learn new technology 
  • Handling crisis management such as sexual harassment and workplace violence
  • Customer insight in order to sell more effectively

Gain critical insights to maximize talent, reduce conflicts, improve innovation and get peak results.

  • TIPS is Thinkergy’s breakthrough talent development and innovation profiling method that:  
    • helps individuals understand their personal work, thinking, interacting and innovation style 
    • helps corporations to better utilize talent within their work and innovation project teams
    • shows every employee why they are valued in the business cycle and innovation process 

What Can TIPS Allows You to Discover?

The TIPS Innovation Profile report provides critical insights to maximize talent, reduce conflicts, improve innovation and get peak results.  

  • INDIVIDUALS
    • Discover preferred styles to think, work, interact, and innovative
    • Key insight into what careers or positions best fit your profile
    • Get tips on how to leverage your greatest assets
    • Gain better understanding of co-workers and personal connections to improve relationships
  • EXECUTIVES/MANAGERS
    • Allows you to get top results of your team by putting the right person into the right job
    • Build more effective project and innovation teams based on profile types
    • Reduce conflicts through greater understanding of how everyone contributes to business and innovation 
    • Create a more balanced, well-rounded organization
    • Identify who are the ideal creative leaders and innovation managers within the company
    • Improves change management initiatives by identifying change agents and those who may resist
  • SALES PEOPLE 
    • Quickly access prospect and buyer profile types to build instant rapport
    • Customize information in a style they prefer (detailed, fact-based, visual, stories)

11 Individual Innovator Profiles Based on

4 Orientations and 4 Personal Styles

TIPS brings order and insight into the messy, chaotic, people-side of business and innovation. We do this by distinguishing 11 different profiles based on different thinking styles, work styles, and life styles that people have. Then outlining how they can best be utilized to maximize progress.

With the help of a personality test that checks on the four TIPS base orientations (Theories, Ideas, People, Systems), four TIPS styles (Thinking, Working, Interacting, Life), and a related set of TIPS dimension manifestations, we distinguish 11 TIPS Innovation Profiles that capture the fundamental cognitive preferences and innovation styles of different people.

Everyone Can Contribute to Business & Innovation

TIPS is based on a fundamental insight: 

Everyone can contribute to the business and innovation efforts of a firm, albeit in very different ways, based on one’s preferred thinking style and work style. 

Below are a series of videos that provide further insight into key aspects of what makes TIPS so unique.

Learn More About TIPS...

TIPS - Why it is useful

The 4 TIPS Styles: Thinking

The 4 TIPS Styles: Living

What Do Most Profiling Tools Have in Common?

Are You Really Who Other People Think You Are?


TIPS Features - How it is Designed

The 4 TIPS Styles: Working

The 11 TIPS Profiles

How Binary Assessments Get It Wrong


The 4 TIPS Bases

The 4 TIPS Styles: Interacting

Why Cognitive Profiling is Useful

How Many Profiles are Right? 


Optimize Your Talent Mix

Book a TIPS Innovation Profiling Project to raise the awareness of everyone’s natural thinking styles and work styles, to identify “white spots” in your team, and to boost the spirit and innovation readiness of your team or company.

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Take a look at the brief description of the essential nature of each TIPS profile:

THE THEORIST

Life is all about...
knowledge, evidence and the truth.

THE IDEATOR

Life is all about...
ideas, innovation and change.

THE PARTNER

Life is all about...
people and relationships.

THE SYSTEMATIZER

Life is all about...
systems and structured order &
control.

THE CONCEPTUALIZER

Life is all about...
the knowledge-based creation of
concepts.

THE PROMOTER

Life is all about...
spreading the word.

THE ORGANIZER

Life is all about...
organization, service and care.

THE TECHNOCRAT

Life is all about...
numbers and the practical
application of knowledge.

THE COACH

Life is all about...
the development of the human
potential.

THE EXPERIMENTER

Life is all about ...
making things better by
systematically improving on ideas.

THE ALL-ROUNDER

Life is all about...
keeping all balls up in the air.


Click to Download a Summary of Thinkergy's TIPS Profiling System

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 “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein