Core Needs & Values BLUE Relationships Authenticity
Core Needs & Values GREEN Intellectual Competence Knowledge
Esteeming Others With Your Primary Color Group What is the one thing that is most misunderstood about you/your color?Answer the Question “People think I am _____ , but really I am _____.” What environments or behaviors stress you out?
Reframing ORANGE OTHERS MAY ORANGE MAY PERCEIVE ORANGE AS: PERCEIVE SELF AS:Goofing off too much Flexible, easy-goingManipulative Having a playful attitudeUntrustworthy Exploring new possibilitiesUnable to stay on task Clever, good negotiatorScattered Open to changeTaking unnecessary risks Having many interestsResisting closure or decisions Able to do many thingsObnoxious Adventurous, courageousImmature Valuing freedomSelf-centered Bold, assertive Fun-loving, enjoying life Independent
Reframing GOLD OTHERS MAY GOLD MAY PERCEIVE GOLD AS: PERCEIVE SELF AS: Rigid, inflexible Consistent Controlling, bossy Providing structure Too serious Goal-oriented Resistant to change Firm or traditional Opinionated Knowing right from wrong System-bound Loyal to organization Lacking imagination Realistic Judgmental Decisive, seeking closure Boring Dependable Uptight Concerned about security Predictable Following a routine Autocratic Having leadership ability
Reframing BLUE OTHERS MAY BLUE MAY PERCEIVE BLUE AS: PERCEIVE SELF AS: Very emotional Having feelings Overly sensitive Compassionate Mushy Romantic Too tender-hearted Idealistic Easily persuaded Empathetic Too nice Caring Too trusting Seeing best in others Smothering Nurturing Too soft, too giving Liking to please people Weak Wanting harmony Talking too much Great communicator Illogical Valuing feelings
Reframing GREEN OTHERS MAY GREEN MAY PERCEIVE GREEN AS: PERCEIVE SELF AS: Arrogant, a know it all Confident Cold, hard Mentally tough, strong Insensitive Logical, rational Head in the clouds Visionary, inventive Cool, aloof, unfeeling Self-controlled Afraid to open up Enjoying one’s own company Critical, fault-finding Good at analysis Lacking compassion Objective Unappreciative of others Having ability to reprimand Intellectually demanding Having high expectations Argumentative Knowledgeable Absent minded Thinking deeply
Turning Up the Lights on Your Least Bright Color GOAL: To help participants strengthen their least bright color.THE PROCESS: Separate into your least bright color.•In your least bright color groups: •Create a 1 minute commercial that would appeal to this color. Be respectful and truly try-on this perspective. It is not a parody activity. • Be Creative! It can be a commercial for a resort, a restaurant, office, vacation, toy, book. TV show, etc. •Report out to the larger group.
Valuing Differences… Creating Unity We have all four colorsIt is the blend of these colors that makes usspecial and unique.By seeing Primary Colors brightened inothers, we can see these paler colors inourselves.It is because of our differences that we needeach other and value each other’s POV.
Valuing Differences… Creating UnityGOAL: To bring a level of appreciating differences.PROCESS: Separate into your assigned group. Select a leader to record your comments and ideas. In groups develop your ideal small group experience for the weekend that would bring out the best in all colors. As you work together consider how you are interacting (i.e. the means), not just the ends (i.e. the results). Each person has a sticker that identifies a need, think about how you can stretch yourself to include this need in the process.
Creating Unity GroupsGROUP GROUP GROUP GROUPAngela G. Genesis Hanna AndrewEsteban Justin Joshua Angela J.Karesa Kailey Ivan JanisRobert Sarah Sarah PeggyVilma Ross