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finisher

Perfectionist and will often go the extra mile to make things "just right".

Overview

Finishers are the key differentiators to a great customer or product experience. They think of and take care of the small details that take the outcome from good to great.

Strengths

  • Ensures that the work is completed properly.

  • Can be conscientious and anxious.

  • Polishes and perfects to the highest standards of quality control.

Positioning

  • The Finisher is invaluable where tasks demand close concentration and a high degree of accuracy.

  • The standards a Finisher sets make them well suited to situations where precision and high standards are essential.

Development Opportunities

  • Can be inclined to worry and reluctant to delegate. Write down your concerns and discuss with a manager, coach or mentor to move past the concerns to completion.

  • Finishers could be accused of taking their perfectionism to extremes. Find ways to gain perspective by asking a few simple questions such as 'What are the long-term consequences of not finishing the remaining details?'

Team Roles Overview

To learn more about all eight team roles, see the team roles overview. To see the previous role of implementer click here.