WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PERSONALITY???

Instructions: This questionnaire describes forty different personality traits grouped together into four sets of ten statements each. Read each statement and circle the number that most naturally describes how often that personality trait applies to you. (i.e. not learned behavior). Add the values of the circled numbers for each set of ten traits. Enter the total for those ten traits only in the appropriate total score space provided at the bottom of each side of the page. Your highest trait total score is your core personality color. Knowing your “core color” is a key to a better understanding of yourself and others. Never 0 1. 2. Seldom 1 Sometimes 2 Often 3 3 Most of The time 4 4 Always 5 1. 5 5 5 4. 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 5 5. 5 5 5 5 5 Never 0 Seldom 1 Sometimes 2 Often 3 Most of The time 4 Always 5

I thrive on action and adventure. 0 1 2

I am driven to understand things and events using logic and analysis. 0 1 2 3 4 5 4 4 5 5

I seldom plan ahead, I dislike too much structure in my life 0 1 2 3 4 4

2. I need to be valued for my knowledge and expertise. 0 1 2 3 3. I am good a developing strategies to solve problems. 0 1 2 3

3. I am naturally impulsive. I prefer to be spontaneous. 0 1 2 3 4. I welcome change and like variety. 0 1 2 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. I naturally like to take risks. 0 1 2

I seek to develop competence in myself and others. I value intelligence. 0 1 2 3 4 5 I believe the purpose in life is to be successful at whatever one does. 0 1 2 3 4 5

I am competitive by nature. I go all out to win. 0 1 2 3 I seek to create excitement in my life. 0 1 2 3

6. I am an abstract thinker. I live in a world of ideas. I enjoy thinking. 0 1 2 3 4 5 7. If asked for my opinion, I am likely to offer constructive criticism. 0 1 2 3 4 5

I believe the purpose of life is to be enjoyed. 0 1 2 3

8. I like to think about how things work - “cause and effect” relationships. 0 1 2 3 4 5 9. My head rules my heart. Logic is more important than feelings. 0 1 2 3 4 5

I am naturally playful. I have a good sense of humor. 0 1 2 3 4

10. I value physical skillfulness more than intelligence and/or sensitivity. 0 1 2 3 4 5 O Total Score

10. Others often see me as cool and unemotional. I dislike being emotional 0 1 2 3 4 5 G Total Score

5. I try to make a difference in the world.WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PERSONALITY?? (For instructions see page one) Never 0 1. I need order and structure in my life. 0 1 2 3 4 5 4. 0 1 2 3 4 5 I like to make lists and follow them so I can gets lots of things done. 5. 0 1 2 3 4 I seek to create harmony and cooperation among people. 9. 0 1 2 3 4 I am a practical person. 4. 9. 0 1 2 3 4 5 I believe the purpose of life is to work hard and do what is right. 6. 0 1 2 3 4 5 I have a strong sense of right and wrong. 0 1 2 3 4 5 I seek to develop responsibility and good behavior in myself and others. 3. 6. 0 1 2 3 4 10. 0 1 2 3 4 S Total Score: T Total Score: . 0 1 2 3 4 5 I naturally respect authority and follow the rules. 5 2. I seek to develop the potential in others so they can be their best. Seldom 1 Sometimes 2 Often 3 Most of The time 4 Always 5 1. and dedicated. I desire to express my true self. Never 0 Seldom 1 Sometimes 2 Often 3 Most of The time 4 Always 5 I am naturally organized. I enjoy being affectionate and loving in my behavior. 0 1 2 3 4 5 5 7. 3. I believe life must be meaningful. 7. 0 1 2 3 4 5 I need to be valued for being responsible. 0 1 2 3 4 5 I need to feel important and significant to those I care about. 0 1 2 3 4 5 I naturally care about others feelings and want them to care about mine. 2. 0 1 2 3 4 5 Harmony is essential in order for me to be productive and happy in life. I usually plan ahead. 0 1 2 3 4 5 5 I like to be seen as different and unique. hard working. I hate conflict. 0 1 2 3 4 5 Relationships are the central focus of my life. I cherish the traditions of home and family and try to uphold them. I have a strong need for security. 0 1 2 3 4 5 I need authenticity and honesty in my relationships. 8. 0 1 2 3 4 5 5 10. I like stability and predictability in my life. 0 1 2 3 4 5 I am a true romantic. 8.

COLORS OF LEADERSHIP ORANGE Expects quick action Assumes flexibility Works in the here and now Flexible approach Welcomes a change Institutes change quickly Expects people to “make it fun” TEAL Expects others to express views Assumes a “family spirit” Works to develop others potential Democratic unstructured approach Encourages change by human potential Provides time for development of a sense of security during change Expects people to develop their potential GREEN Expects intelligence and competence Assumes task relevancy Seeks ways to improve system A visionary Analytical approach Encourages change for improvement Constantly “in process” of change Expects people to follow through SILVER Expects punctuality. order and loyalty Assumes there is a “right” way to do things Seldom questions tradition Is rules oriented Detailed/thorough approach Threatened by change if not proven “right” Prolonged time to initiate any change Expects people to play their roles .

TOO TRUSTING. OTHER-WORLDLY. inspiration FOSTER: potential growth in people. CARING. authenticity VALUE: compassion. EMPATHETIC. CAUSEORIENTED. PEOPLE-PERSON. EASY TO MANIPULATE. SYMPATHETIC. HOPELESSLY NAÏVE. They are symbolized by the dove of peace.TEAL Teal… Your Strength is Authenticity. SPIRITUAL. empathy. Idealizing the perfect moment and gestures of love. IMMATURE. GROVELING. enthusiasm. They are the natural romantics in life. Authenticity and honesty are valued above all the other characteristics. SOFT. you seek to express the inner you. You’re sensitive to subtlety and with great flair -you create roles in life’s drama. DESIRING HARMONY. They are most satisfied when nurturing the potential in others. OTHERS MAY SEE TEAL AS: OVERLY EMOTIONAL. sympathy. UNITY. sharing of feelings PROMOTE: growth and development in others TEAL MAY SEE SELF AS: WARM. deception. UNSELFISH. the drama of life. ROMANTIC. CARETAKER. You Esteem Yourself By Being Sincere and Sympathetic People with TEAL in their character as their brightest color are persons of peace and love. the romantic ballad. OUT OF TOUCH WITH REALITY. You enjoy close relationships with those you love and you possess a strong spirituality in your nature. affection. harmony RESPECT: nurturing. FAWNING. UNREALISTIC. YOUR KEYS TO PERSONAL SUCCESS Authenticity as a standard Seek reality Devotion to relationships Cultivating potential in others Assuming creative roles in life’s drama Writing and speaking with poetic flair Self Searching Sensitivity to subtlety Spirituality Making a difference in the world Seeking harmony WITH TEAL AS YOUR BRIGHTEST COLOR YOU TEND TO: DREAM OF: love. significance. AFFIRMING AND ACCEPTING. MUSHY. They are facilitators of human potential. COMPASSIONATE. Making a difference in the world is easy for you because you cultivate the potential in yourself and in others. and the importance of a simple touch or handshake. insincerity EXPRESS: vivacity. “BLEEDING HEART”. WEIRD. rapport REGARD: meaning. SMOTHERING. . bringing out the best in them. If your brightest color is teal. identity DISLIKE: hypocrisy.

culture Perpetuating heritage Steadfastness A value of order Predictability Home and family Establishing and organizing Institutions WITH SILVER AS YOUR BRIGHTEST COLOR YOU TEND TO: DREAM OF: assets. FUSSY. PUNCTUAL. YOUR KEYS TO PERSONAL SUCCESS Generosity The work ethic A parental nature Ceremony A sense of History Dignity. OTHERS MAY SEE SILVER AS: RIGID. ORGANIZED. STUBBORN. Generous and parental by nature you show you care by making everyone do the right thing. SILVER MAY SEE SELF AS: STABLE. associations and organizations. wealth. You Esteem Yourself by Behaving Responsibly Be prepared is the motto of those with Silver as their brightest color.the flag. REALISTIC. BOSSY. PROVIDING.SILVER Silver …. . dedication DISLIKE: disobedience. with respect for the shoulds and should nots. responsibility REGARD: service. stability. for maintaining the structure and for supporting the rules. UNSYMPATHETIC. SYSTEM-BOUND. status. CONTROLLING. the preservation of honored institutions. PREDICTABLE. insubordination EXPRESS: concern. LIMITED FLEXIBILITY. you value order and cherish the traditions of home and family. ties. security VALUE: dependability. Steadfastness and loyalty are your trademarks. ORDERLY AND NEAT. purpose FOSTER: institutions and traditions RESPECT: loyalty and obligation PROMOTE: groups. They have an instinct for keeping the in production. You provide for and support the structure of society. JUDGMENTAL. non-conformity. GOALORIENTED. accountability. They enjoy the status and security that being prepared represents. EXECUTIVE-TYPE. EFFICIENT. Your Strength is Duty If your brightest color is silver. FIRM. bonds. DECISIVE. DEPENDABLE. They have a strong awareness of right and wrong. RIGID IDEA OF TIME. SECURITY. To disregard responsibility of any kind never occurs to you. They are symbolized by the pillars of strength -. and the purity of home and family. influence. BORING. UPTIGHT.

and symmetry of forms. UNIQUE. UNREALISTIC. WEIRD. explanations REGARD: efficiency. They are symbolized by the abstract thinker. ECCENTRIC. SEEKING JUSTICE. LACKING COMPASSION. you do experience deep feelings. INCONSIDERATE OF OTHERS. OTHERS MAY SEE GREEN AS: INTELLECTUAL SNOB. They are global by nature. UNFEELING. PRECISE. Your Strength is Knowledge If your brightest color is green. ORIGINAL. competence and knowhow GREEN MAY SEE SELF AS: SUPERIOR INTELLECT. in that you are a complex individual with great analytical ability. TOUGH-MINDED. RATIONAL. CALM. always seeking universal truth. accuracy VALUE: answers. HOLDING FIRM TO POLICY. ALOOF. reduced waste DISLIKE: injustice and unfairness EXPRESS: coolness. UNDER-CONTROL. intelligence. Your idea of a great day is to use your know-how like a laser to create solutions. VISIONARY. They explore every facet of a problem or an idea to control the realities of life. CRITICAL AND FAULT FINDING. calm. EMINENTLY REASONABLE. Although you do not express your emotions openly. increased output. DOESN’T CARE ABOUT OTHERS. resolutions. and collected reservation FOSTER: inventions and technology RESPECT: knowledge and capability PROMOTE: effectiveness. You seek to express yourself through your ability to be an expert in everything. perfection. ARROGANT. RUTHLESS. STINGY WITH PRAISE. you feel best about yourself when you are solving problems and when your ideas are recognized especially when you feel ingenious. the complexity and simplicity in design. . AFRAID TO OPEN UP. COOL. the unknown challenge of outer space. 98% RIGHT. FIRM-MINDED. EMOTIONALLY CONTROLLED. YOUR KEYS TO PERSONAL SUCCESS Developing models Abstract thinking Analytical process Exploring ideas A variety of interests Striving for competency Admiring intelligence Storing and wisdom and knowledge Being a perfectionist Abhorring redundancy Utilizing precise language Handling complexity WITH GREEN AS YOUR BRIGHTEST COLOR YOU TEND TO: DREAM OF: truth. OBJECTIVE. You Esteem Yourself By Utilizing Ingenuity People with green as their brightest color have curious minds. They acquire skills and perfect any product or system on which they choose to focus. POWERFUL.GREEN GREEN…. FEARLESS..

PROFICIENT. SCATTERED. DISOBEYS RULES. WISHYWASHY. FLAKY. SEES SHADES OF GRADES. OTHERS MAY SEE ORANGE AS: IRRESPONSIBLE. INDEPENDENT. ENJOYS LIFE. CAN’T BE TRUSTED. CLUTTERED. INDECISIVE. INVADING OTHERS SPACE. Your Strength is Skillfulness If your brightest color is orange. PHYSICAL. UNABLE TO STAY ON TASK. authority. You prefer a hands-on approach to problem solving and a direct line of reasoning creates the excitement and immediate results that you admire. LEFT-RIGHT BRAIN INTEGRATED. They live in the here and now. eagerness and confidence FOSTER: recreation. grace. LIKES VARIETY AND CHANGE. spontaneity. and the skillfulness of virtuoso. the sensation of riding a motorcycle. You are a master negotiator. HANDS-ON PERSONAL. A zest for life and a desire to test the limits best express your nature. WITTY. enjoyment RESPECT: skill and artistic expression PROMOTE: stimulation and risk ORANGE MAY SEE SELF AS: FUN-LOVING. ABLE TO DO MANY THINGS AT ONCE. fun. SELFISH OR UNSYMPATHETIC. CURIOUS. for who know what tomorrow may bring. GOOD NEGOTIATOR. wit and fun Taking defeats only temporarily Considering waiting as emotional death WITH ORANGE AS YOUR BRIGHTEST COLOR. Their impulsiveness drives everything they do. impatience. You take pride in being highly skilled in a variety of fields. FUNNY. the roaring of the rapids. They are symbolized by the flight of the eagle. “HERE AND NOW” ATTITUDE. FLEXIBLE.ORANGE ORANGE…. options. charisma REGARD: opportunities. impetuousness VALUE: skills. CAPABLE. you need freedom to take immediate action. loving competition and never missing opportunity. YOU TEND TO: DREAM: being free. Adventure is your middle name. options. YOUR KEYS TO PERSONAL SUCCESS The impulse to really live Testing the limits The need for variation Excitement and lightheartedness Charged adventure Being a natural entertainer Spontaneous relationships Taking off for somewhere else Being able to act in a crisis A love of tools Charm. ADAPTABLE. CAREFREE. forcefulness EXPRESS: optimism. competition DISLIKE: rigidness. . UNCONTROLLABLE. MANIPULATIVE. UNORGANIZED. You Esteem Yourself by Being Adventurous People with orange as their brightest color see life as one big party to enjoy. They are always ready for a business deal of any sort. SPONTANEOUS.

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