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    • True Colors Communication EL III Navigating the Rainbow
    • Color Review
      • ‘ Wild Sweet Orange.’
      • Oranges want to share their opinion the minute it hits their mind. They are direct and deliberate, going straight for the “punch-line”.
      • Characteristics or values of an orange are:
        • Pushes boundaries and tests limits
        • High need for mobility
        • Visual and kinesthetic
        • Most productive in informal environments
        • Impulsive and spontaneous, a natural entertainer
        • Thrives on competition and tangible rewards
        • Risk taker and master negotiator
    • Color Talk
      • ‘ When out of an orange colored sky.’
      • Tips for communicating with oranges:
        • Use “sound bites” or the “cliff notes” version, don’t over detail
        • Move with them as they multitask
        • Appreciate their flair and enthusiasm
        • Give options and be flexible
        • Don’t take things so seriously
        • Provide an outlet for their creativity
        • Change things up
    • Phraseology
      • ‘ I’ve got my orange crush.’
        • How would you get a orange ready for a teambuilding experience?
        • What words would you use?
        • What emotions would you bring?
        • What techniques or skills would you apply to get them involved?
    • Color Review
      • ‘ Blue skies smiling at me.’
      • The Blue world revolves around people, relationships and personal development. When speaking they focus on establishing relationships or connecting with people. Information they wish to share is intertwined in the relationship building process.
      • Characteristics or values of a blue are:
        • Mediators, caretakers and peacemakers
        • Passionate and cause oriented
        • Optimistic and expressive with emotion
        • Sensitive to needs of others/ empathetic
        • Cooperative and needs to feel valued or special
    • Color Talk
      • ‘ There’s a blue bird on my shoulder’
      • Tips for communicating with blues:
        • Acknowledge them
        • Show appreciation
        • Include them
        • Have patience
        • Don’t bark orders
        • Be sincere and honest
        • Manage conflict
        • Stay positive
    • Phraseology
      • ‘ Blue moon. I saw you standing alone.’
        • How would you get a blue ready for a teambuilding experience?
        • What words would you use?
        • What emotions would you bring?
        • What techniques or skills would you apply to get them involved?
    • Color Review
      • ‘ It’s not that easy being green’
      • Greens communicate primarily for the purpose of gaining or sharing information. During a conversation they focus on the ideas or subject matter.
      • Characteristics or values of a green are:
        • Logical and objective in interpersonal relationships
        • Value facts, information and ideas
        • Big picture, conceptual
        • Critiquing and questioning, philosophical
        • Need for independence
        • Cool, calm and collected
        • Often not in the mainstream, standard setters
    • Color Talk
      • ‘ O Green World’
      • Tips for communicating with greens:
        • Allow time for thinking
        • Skip the “small talk”, simple and to the point
        • Avoid redundancy
        • Stick with the big picture and then fill in details if needed
        • Don’t misinterpret their need for info as interrogation
        • Recognize their ideas
        • Avoid emotional displays
    • Phraseology
      • ‘ Green acres is the place for me.’
        • How would you get a green ready for a teambuilding experience?
        • What words would you use?
        • What emotions would you bring?
        • What techniques or skills would you apply to get them involved?
    • Color Review
      • Golds are generally respectful and responsible communicators. They listen fore details so they know what their part is. They usually size up a situation for what would be the most appropriate before speaking or responding.
      • Characteristics or values of a gold are:
        • Love to plan and are detail oriented
        • Punctual, predictable and precise; value order and the status quo
        • Duty, loyalty, usefulness and responsibility; value service
        • There is a right way to do everything; policies and procedures
        • Conservative and stable; prefer formal environments
        • Helpful and trustworthy
    • Color Talk
      • Tips for communicating with golds:
        • Be prepared and give details
        • Stay on target and be consistent
        • Show respect
        • Don’t interrupt
        • Recognize their contributions
        • Think before you speak and be deliberate
        • Be clear
        • Focus on conversation
        • Give specific direction
    • Phraseology
        • How would you get a gold ready for a teambuilding experience?
        • What words would you use?
        • What emotions would you bring?
        • What techniques or skills would you apply to get them involved?
    • The Coloring Box
        • Colors DO NOT have values
        • Color guides are tools, the strength lies in how you use them
          • Communication
          • Stretching yourself
        • Avoid the temptation to colorize your world including:
          • Color bashing
          • Trying to “fix” colors
          • Putting colors in their place, i.e. limiting people
    • True Colors Muppets’ Style