If we really are born with a personality, as many psychologists tell us, there is plenty of evidence to makes us think so, but also plenty to argue against it. If I were a Badass Orange person, for example, you just might agree I was probably born with great physical abilities and an adventurous nature. I would tell you that, yes, I worked hard to get skillful, but that I honestly feel that I was gifted at birth with a…
Facebook feels like a miracle when we find lost friends and family.
Of the four personality types, Arizona is strongest in two: Gold and Orange, the colors of tradition and personal freedom.
For many people, their personality type is screamingly evident in their clothing.
Don’t get crazy with multiple New Year’s Resolutions. Choose JUST ONE, stick to it, then watch some magic happen throughout 2016.
Renee designed interview questions that would reveal Windows strengths and values for all four temperaments and which would certainly reveal folks who seriously viewed the world through a Green Window. By Jack Dermody
Most of us make the mistake of believing the people we know see the world as we do. Interestingly, the closer and more intimate we are with people the more we can mistakingly believe in shared sets of values. In reality, the life inside each one of us is vivid in so many colors and ridiculously complex. If we knew the true inner workings of our friends and relatives, we would stop being judgmental forever.
Rule #1 for committee formation: Invite people whose values and strengths differ from yours. If you don’t have Greens (rationals), you might lack lovers of research and long-term strategic thinking. For example, if you were on the committee to protect kids from violence in your local grade school, Greens would look for best practices locally, nationally, and internationally – with gusto and thoroughness. If you don’t have Golds (guardians), consider disbanding the committee. Those guys stay on top of logistics,…
What do Bush, Clinton, Cruz, Florina, Sanders, and Kasich have in common? Together with several colleagues in the personality assessment business, I am betting that all six of them are Rationals, i.e., Green in my Four Windows program.