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TRUE COLORS MS. MONTALBANO SCHOOL COUNSELOR
TRUE COLORS IS… …an inventory designed to help you better understand yourself. …an inventory designed to help you better understand yourself. …an activity designed to help you become aware of your personality style. …an activity designed to help you become aware of your personality style. …designed to help you appreciate others for who they are. …designed to help you appreciate others for who they are.
HOW IT WORKS Each color is reflective of a personality style. Each color is reflective of a personality style. You will have a primary and secondary color. You will have a primary and secondary color. The other two colors may reflect small parts of your personality but, are not your preferred colors. The other two colors may reflect small parts of your personality but, are not your preferred colors.
TAKE THE ASSESSMENT! 1. Rank each of the word sets in each row from 1 – 4 according to which word set is most like you. 2. Use the following scale in your ranking: 4 the most like you; 3 next most like you; 2 the next group; 1 least like you. 3. When you are done, add the numbers in each column (Orange, Gold, Blue, Green). The column with the highest number is your personality color.
COLORS AT A GLANCE!
GOLD Loves to plan Loves to plan Detail oriented Detail oriented Service oriented Service oriented Values family traditions Values family traditions Helpful and trustworthy Helpful and trustworthy Never breaks the speed limit Never breaks the speed limit There is a right way to do everything There is a right way to do everything Strives for a sense of security Strives for a sense of security Punctual, predictable, precise Punctual, predictable, precise Duty, loyalty, useful, responsible Duty, loyalty, useful, responsible GOLD CHARACTERS: Dorothy Gale – Wizard of Oz Rabbit – Winnie The Pooh Freddie – Scooby Doo Hermione – Harry Potter Sam Gamgee – Lord of the Rings Squidward – Spongebob Squarepants FAMOUS GOLDS: Kareem Abul Jabbar George H. W. Bush George Washington Harry Truman Colin Powell
ORANGE Playful Playful Energetic Energetic Charming Charming Risk Taker Risk Taker Tests limits Tests limits Quick witted Quick witted Master negotiator Master negotiator Impulsive and spontaneous Impulsive and spontaneous Natural entertainer Natural entertainer Likes tangible rewards Likes tangible rewards Appreciate immediate feedback Appreciate immediate feedback ORANGE CHARACTERS: Lion – The Wizard of OZ Tigger – Winnie the Pooh Shaggy – Scooby Doo Draco Malfoy – Harry Potter Bugs Bunny – Looney Toones Bart Simpson – The Simpsons FAMOUS ORANGES: Winston Churchill Magic Johnson Michael Jordan Mozart Donald Trump Elizabeth Taylor
BLUE Mediators Mediators Optimistic Optimistic Caretakers Caretakers Passionate Passionate Peacemakers Peacemakers True romantic True romantic Cause oriented Cause oriented Need to feel special Need to feel special Always has a kind word Always has a kind word Strong sense of spirituality Strong sense of spirituality Peace, harmony and relationship Peace, harmony and relationship Motivate and encourage others Motivate and encourage others Cooperative rather than competitive Cooperative rather than competitive BLUE CHARACTERS: Tin man – The Wizard of Oz Piglet – Winnie the Pooh Daphne – Scooby Doo Ron Weasley – Harry Potter Frodo Baggins – Lord of the Rings Charlie Brown – Peanuts Pepe Le Pew – Looney Toones SpongeBob – SpongeBob Square pants FAMOUS BLUES: Gandhi Eleanor Roosevelt Jean Paul Sartre James Joyce Jane Fonda
GREEN Intellectual Intellectual Theoretical Theoretical Idea people Idea people Philosophical Philosophical Very complex Very complex Standard setters Standard setters Visionaries, futurists Visionaries, futurists Can never know enough Can never know enough Cool, calm, collected Cool, calm, collected Work is play, play is work Work is play, play is work Often not in the mainstream Often not in the mainstream Abstract, conceptual, global Abstract, conceptual, global Need for independence and private time Need for independence and private time GREEN CHARACTERS: Scarecrow – The Wizard of Oz Owl – Winnie the Pooh Velma – Scooby Doo Velma – Scooby Doo Harry Potter – Harry Potter Gandalf – Lord of the Rings Wile E. Coyote – Looney Toones Gary the Snail – Sponegebob Lisa Simpson – The Simpsons FAMOUS GREENS: Napoleon Bonaparte Charles Darwin Albert Einstein Bill Gates Steve Jobs Abraham Lincoln
SEE SELF AS: Stable Stable Providing security Providing security Dependable Dependable Firm Firm Always have a view Always have a view Efficient Efficient Realistic Realistic Decisive Decisive Executive type Executive type Good planner Good planner Orderly, neat Orderly, neat Punctual, expects the same Punctual, expects the same OTHER MAY SEE AS: Rigid Rigid Controlling, bossy Controlling, bossy Dull, boring Dull, boring Stubborn Stubborn Opinionated Opinionated Unimaginative Unimaginative Judgmental Judgmental Uptight Uptight Rigid idea of time Rigid idea of time
SEES SELF AS: Fun loving, enjoys life Fun loving, enjoys life Spontaneous Spontaneous Flexible, adaptable Flexible, adaptable Carefree Carefree Proficient, capable Proficient, capable Hands on person Hands on person Practical Practical Problem solver Problem solver Good neighbor Good neighbor Here and now person Here and now person Does many things at once Does many things at once Eclectic Eclectic OTHERS MAY SEE AS: Irresponsible Irresponsible Flaky Flaky Wishy-washy Wishy-washy Not serious Not serious Spends time on things they enjoy Spends time on things they enjoy Not interested in ideas Not interested in ideas Disobey rules Disobey rules Manipulative, not to be trusted Manipulative, not to be trusted Not able to stay on task Not able to stay on task Scattered, cluttered Scattered, cluttered Indecisive Indecisive Uncontrollable, resist closure Uncontrollable, resist closure
SEES SELF AS: Warm, caring, compassionate Warm, caring, compassionate Likes to please people Likes to please people Trusting Trusting Romantic Romantic Spiritual Spiritual Creative Creative Idealistic Idealistic People person People person Willing to work tirelessly for a cause Willing to work tirelessly for a cause Unselfish Unselfish Empathetic Empathetic OTHERS MAY SEE AS: Overemotional Overemotional Soft Soft Too trusting Too trusting Mushy Mushy Too nice Too nice Aloof Aloof Smothering Smothering Ignores policy Ignores policy Talks too much Talks too much Illogical, incomprehensible Illogical, incomprehensible
SEES SELF AS: Superior intellect Superior intellect 98% right 98% right Tough-minded Tough-minded Efficient, powerful Efficient, powerful Original, unique Original, unique Rational Rational Great planner Great planner Calm, not emotional Calm, not emotional Precise, not repetitive Precise, not repetitive Under control Under control Able to find flaws, objective Able to find flaws, objective Holding firm to policy Holding firm to policy OTHERS MAY SEE AS: Intellectual snob Intellectual snob Arrogant Arrogant Heartless Heartless Eccentric, weird Eccentric, weird Speaks bad about people Speaks bad about people Ruthless Ruthless Cool, aloof, unfeeling Cool, aloof, unfeeling Critical, fault-finding Critical, fault-finding Afraid to open up Afraid to open up Unappreciative, stingy with praise Unappreciative, stingy with praise Doesn’t consider people in plans Doesn’t consider people in plans
GOLD UNDERSTANDING GOLD TEACHERS! ORGANIZED & WELL STRUCTURED FEEL RESPONSIBLE FOR EDUCATING CHILDREN… …BECAUSE “CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE.” WELL ESTABLISHED CLASSROOM FIRM & FAIR DISCIPLINARIAN USES STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS FOR LEARNING CLASSROOM IS VERY ORGANIZED
ORANGE UNDERSTANDING ORANGE TEACHERS! USE HANDS ON TECHNIQUES CREATE DYNAMIC, EXCITING CLASSROOMS PROVIDE MANY ACTION-ORIENTED EXPERIENCES TEACHES IN THE “HERE AND NOW” USES SPONTANEOUS TEACHING STYLE USES LOTS OF GAMES AND COMPETITIONS
GREEN UNDERSTANDING GREEN TEACHERS! SUBJECT CENTERED TEACHERS SUBJECT CENTERED TEACHERS SHARES NEW INSIGHTS AND KNOWLEDGE SHARES NEW INSIGHTS AND KNOWLEDGE PRESENTS MATERIAL LOGICALLY PRESENTS MATERIAL LOGICALLY STRIVES TO DEVELOP STUDENTS’ INTELLIGENCE STRIVES TO DEVELOP STUDENTS’ INTELLIGENCE USES A CAUSE AND EFFECT APPROACH USES A CAUSE AND EFFECT APPROACH WANT TO DEVELOP REASONING ABILITY WANT TO DEVELOP REASONING ABILITY
BLUE UNDERSTANDING BLUE TEACHERS! o VALUES NURTURING AND GROWTH o USES IMAGINATION AS A TOOL o INVOLVES STUDENTS IN THE LEARNING PROCESS o SEEKS TO CREATE HARMONY IN THE CLASSROOM o NURTURES THE “WHOLE” STUDENT o RUNS A DEMOCRATIC CLASSROOM
REFLECTION WHAT COLORS ARE YOUR TEACHERS? WHAT COLORS ARE YOUR TEACHERS? HOW CAN UNDERSTANDING YOUR TEACHERS COLOR MAKE IT EASIER FOR YOU TO COMMUNICATE WITH THEM? HOW CAN UNDERSTANDING YOUR TEACHERS COLOR MAKE IT EASIER FOR YOU TO COMMUNICATE WITH THEM? HOW CAN UNDERSTANDING YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS’ COLORS MAKE IT EASIER FOR YOU TO COMMUNICATE WITH THEM? HOW CAN UNDERSTANDING YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS’ COLORS MAKE IT EASIER FOR YOU TO COMMUNICATE WITH THEM? HOW CAN UNDERSTANDING YOUR PEERS COLORS MAKE IT EASIER FOR YOU TO COMMUNICATE WITH THEM? HOW CAN UNDERSTANDING YOUR PEERS COLORS MAKE IT EASIER FOR YOU TO COMMUNICATE WITH THEM?