What are your colors?

I had a True Colors Personality Test this week, something I’ve never done before. It was done at the salon that I co-own, and it was great seeing what colors my employees were, it told me a lot more about their personality – even outside of work.

Although most of what I learned this day is mainly a reaffirmation, it almost felt like I re-discovered myself, and even a feeling of – you see, that’s my natural personality and there’s nothing I can do about it!

Without further ado, here are my 2 primary colors:
Side note: My score tied between my primary and secondary colors, I had to use the tie breaker

Primary: Green

Personal Success Traits

  • Intelligence
  • Perfectionist
  • Language Skills
  • Developing Models
  • Handling Complexity
  • A Variety of Interests
  • Striving for Competency
  • Exploring Ideas / Abstract Thinking

Stressed in Environments That Reflect

  • Routine
  • Small Talk
  • Incompetence
  • Lack of Recognition of Their Ability
  • Social Functions
  • Emotional Displays
  • Not Being in Charge
  • Lack of Independence

Green Attributes

  • Why – we are always curious and want to understand why things work as they do
  • Perfectionist
  • Standard Setters
  • Philosophical
  • Very Complex
  • “Should be able to” attitude
  • Intellectual – Theoretical
  • Work is Play – Play is Work
  • Abstract, Conceptual, Global
  • Need for Independence and Private Time
  • Explores all Facets Before Making a Decision
  • Knows How to Spell and Pronounce “big” Words
  • Approaches Interpersonal Relationships in Logical Manner

My Take

Geez, most if not all of this is true. This is definitely my personality when it comes to business and getting shit done – which is most of the time. In business, if I’m going to spend time on it, I might as well aim to be the best at it. There are always solutions to problems, and the rules can be broken. I love learning new things, and implementing them in my life. In general, I can’t do much of the small talk, I rather be in a very small social setting than big events.

Secondary: Orange

Personal Success Traits

  • Zest for Life
  • Charm and Wit
  • Hunger for Variety
  • Spirit of Adventure
  • Entertaining Others
  • Desire to Test The Limits
  • Crisis Management Skills
  • Ability to Work With Tools

Stressed in Environments That Reflect

  • Too Much Responsibility
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Being Stuck at a Desk
  • Abstract Concepts
  • Reading Manuals
  • Imposed Structure
  • Repetition and Routine
  • Personal Criticism
  • Deadlines
  • Inactivity
  • Lack of Variety
  • Following Directions
  • Lack of Fun

Orange Attributes

  • Charming
  • Tests Limits
  • Master Negotiators
  • “Let’s Make a Deal”
  • Playful & Energetic
  • Pushes the Boundaries
  • Natural & Non-Conformist
  • Risk Taker “Just Do It”
  • Thrives on Competition
  • Creative
  • Inventive
  • Impulsive and Spontaneous
  • A Natural Entertainer
  • Likes Tangible Rewards
  • Most Productive in Informal Environments
  • High Need for Mobility
  • Visual and Kinesthetic

My Take

Hands down this is my fun side. This is me when I’m not in the business mode. I hate routine, I’m always seeking some adventure. I am very spontaneous, and a risk taker, the less I think of the possible outcomes, the better :) “Just Do It” is definitely in my vocabulary. I rather experience it rather than talking about it or having someone tell me about it.

What are your colors?