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The Benefits of Understanding Personality Characteristics (Fiery Red)

Understanding these colour characteristics, and how you and others in your team collaborate can be hugely beneficial. Once you know how your colleagues work, you can accommodate their projects, tasks and ways of working in a way that best suits their preferences. The result? A happier, healthier, and more productive team!

A short overview on one of the 4 colour energies:

🔴 Fiery Red:

What are the characteristics of this colour energy?
Fiery Red represents the combination of Extroversion and Thinking. People with this colour energy preference are active and move in a positive and firm direction. They have a strong determination that influences those with whom they interact and tend to approach others in a direct and straightforward manner. They are predominantly results driven and have a single-minded focus when it comes to checking off a ’to do’ list. People that lead with this colour ultimately like to seek outcomes that are specific and tangible.

How to work with someone who leads with Fiery Red?
Your colleagues that lead with this colour energy are strongly results driven, so ensure projects are moving forward and that these individuals have challenges and goals to keep them engaged. People with a strong Fiery Red preference like things to move quickly and are strongly motivated by getting things done, so support them in getting what they need and removing blockers. With a passion for action, colleagues with this preference will sometimes need focus time to make sure they’re feeling productive. When progress on key projects is slow, your colleagues can be motivated by quick wins.

Your unique mix 🔴 🟡 🔵 🟢

You may lead with one colour energy, but it is the combination of the four colour energies that create the unique you! We are all nuanced, and how these colours interact may differ depending on the day, surroundings, external and internal pressures. An awareness of how you are ‘showing up’ to others each day is crucial not only to elevate your self-awareness but also to understand how you interact with your team.

Your team is unique, so leverage these individual preferences and treat others not as you would like to be treated, but as they would like to be treated! The result? Harmony in your team through a shared understanding of preferences.

How can I make the Colour Energies work for me?

Intrigued about what your unique colour mix is? Understanding your own preferences through self-awareness can enhance your team. Feel free to reach out to Judith, our Certified Coach, on

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