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The Benefits of Understanding Personality Characteristics (Sunshine Yellow)

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:

🟡 Sunshine Yellow:

What are the characteristics of this colour energy? 
Sunshine Yellow represents the combination of Extroversion and Feeling. People with this colour energy preference radiate enthusiasm, encourage participation and enjoy and seek the company of others. They have a strong desire to be involved, and like to be noticed and appreciated for their contributions – especially when they go above and beyond. Natural storytellers, people with a strong Sunshine Yellow preference are great in group situations and are inspired by ideas and possibilities.

How to work with someone who leads with Sunshine Yellow?
Your colleagues that lead with this colour energy relish in the opportunity to collaborate, as they thrive when participating with others. Make sure their ideas and contributions are heard and try to build on their ideas to harness their natural energy. Additionally, ensure there is the opportunity for team based socialising outside of work and follow-ups in relation to work projects.

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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