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True Colors: Discovering your personality type
Transcript of True Colors: Discovering your personality type
Discovering your personality type...
"In the real world...it's the relationships- the informal and formal networks of people- that really govern how the organizatio runs and how value is created..."
Michael Schrage. Wall Street Journal
Don Lowry created the metaphor, true colors to translate complicated personality and learning theory into practical information we can all understand and use.
This session of true colors will help you:
Why identify with a color?
Learning your color will help you:
The colors of identification are:
"Begin the true colors scoring sheet...
it's time to identify the color of your personality type..."
Have you ever?
Gone skinny dipping
Felt like everyone comes to you for advice
Tried bungee jumping
Told an authority figure when someone broke the rules
Hated being in a group because you knew you would end up doing all the work
Been in trouble for talking too much
Felt that no one understood your analytical and theoretical ideas
Loved to be the center of attention
Cried all night long
Led a group
Felt you had to have all A's
Felt the need to take care of everybody
Wondered why everyone else doesn't like being alone like you do
Struggled to understand why most people do not get your sense of humor.
Why do you ask?
1. Four distinctive personality types.
2. None is better than the others.
3. All of us have the four colors represented within ourselves:
a. First color: Innate Color
b. Second color: Learned Colord
c. Third and Fourth colors: underdeveloped colors
What are we doing?
b. Finding out
a. "Click" vs. "Clash"
What do u see ??
Why True Colors??
True Colors is a simple method for understandiing behavior and what makes people tick.
When our inherent needs are being met, our behavior is postive and contributes to an overall productive work enviroment.
understanding our own colors and the colorsof our colleagues and students can help us make working enviroments better in a variety of ways.
Who am I?
Love to Plan
"Should" and "Should not"
There is a right way to do anything
Strong belief in policies, procedures, rules
need to feel "special"
always has a kind word
enjoys symbols of romance
know how to spell and pronounce "big" words.
value family tradiitons
helpful and trustworthy
In temporal terms:
is the present and the future
is the past and present
is the future
is the present
gives it away
thinks about life