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The Color Code: A New Way to See Yourself,…

The Color Code: A New Way to See Yourself, Your Relationships, and Life

by Taylor Hartman

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This book is out of print but I refer to it all the time. It's a personality type of book only better. This book has help many of my friends improve understand their partners better. ( )
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If you're familiar with the Hippocratic or medieval model for typing personalities (choleric, melancholy, phlegmatic, and sanguine), then Taylor Hartman's The Color Code will be a short refresher course for you.

This "original" personality paradigm divides us into (surprise!) four colors-- red, blue, white, and yellow--that define the characteristics of our fundamental natures. Reds are the annoying bossy types; blues are moody artists; whites are unmotivated layabouts; and yellows are--you guessed it--party animals. Well, maybe it's not that extreme, but according to Hartman, who reads the text himself, each person has one true color that explains the motivations behind his or her behavior. For example, if you are a red, you are probably a natural-born leader and have a high need for control. While this characteristic may do marvelous things for your career, it could have a devastating effect on interpersonal relationships.

In a simple, easy-to-follow, chime-filled format, Hartman suggests ways to capitalize on each color's positive attributes and offers advice on how to downplay its weaknesses. Did we mention the package also includes a personality test? (Running time: two hours; two cassettes)

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Take the test, and find out what makes you (and others) tick. By answering the 45-question personality profile, you will gain insight and illumination that will start you out on a thrilling journey of self-discovery while you: identify your primary color; read others easily and accurately; discover what your primary motivators are; identify and develop your natural strengths and transform your weaknesses; improve your relationships with yourself and others; enhance your business performance.… (more)

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