Defining Corporate Culture and Values

In 2019 Achievers, an employee success platform did a survey asking employees how engaged they were in their companies and if they would be searching for a different position in the following year.  Approximately 65% said they were somewhat engaged or average engaged in their companies desiring companies to do more or are open to…

Work Life Balance

It’s 2021 and the number one resolution that we find people are making is to have a better “work/life balance.”  But, according to corporate executive, Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, there is no such thing.  In her book Lean In, she writes, “There’s work and there’s life and there’s no balance.”  When the executives of…

Diversity and Inclusion

Atlanta, Georgia is an eclectic and diverse community, like many of the metropolitan cities in the United States.  What is incredibly appealing about this city is the wonderful towns and neighborhoods that represent different cultures.  These cultures have found their way into this metropolitan area creating a fusion of inclusion through restaurants, local markets, coffee…

The Working Parent PIVOT

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic Lock-Down parents have been required to pivot into this strange world that has combined work, parenting, partnering and more.  Most of us found it a novel thing the first couple weeks.  Our primary ORANGE kids LOVED the fact that they didn’t have to be at school in person. …

Team of Teams of Teams of Teams

The most successful large companies of today do not simply operate with one particular group of leaders who anticipate every challenge and maximize every opportunity. Today’s winners need teams of teams who each bring a unique expertise and perspective to help find a brighter horizon. While building diverse teams is more important today than ever,…

The Best Costume Color

I’d dress up as Siri for Halloween if my life didn’t already entail being asked stupid questions all day. – Unknown (GREEN) Halloween is the best time to try on other personalities different from our own.  For example, I loved being glamorous and gaudy on Halloween.  I would adorn myself with lots of jewelry, more…

The Orange Type

True Colors provides a framework to help each individual better understand themselves and others as unique individuals with their own styles and preferences. We invite you to learn how True Colors can help provide support and solutions for students, teachers, parents and community members. We are in this together and our children are an important…

The Green Type

These are just a few key insights to begin the process of making the Virtual Learning experience better for all teachers and learners. You can learn more about how to communicate with each Color type in these challenging times by sampling the True Colors Personality Assessment as a gateway to the True Colors experience. Click…

The Blue Type

One of the key components of how we each learn is our unique personality type. Each personality type comes with its own learning style. Each personality or True Colors type has specific values, joys, strengths and needs — particularly learning needs. Understanding and teaching to individuals where they can best connect and receive information is…

The Gold Type

This year has brought a very different mix of challenges to education and learning. The pandemic has thrown us into an environment of physical and social distancing for which no one was fully prepared. This challenge of virtual delivery and seemingly constant change, uncertainty and anxiety has disrupted our normal education process, making effective learning…

Showing Their True Colors

Drug Task Force’s Whole Village project helps create unity within community By: Anntoinette Moore Staff Writer   More than 100 people came together Thursday to show each other their “True Colors” as part of the Longview Drug Force’s Whole Village project. “You folks in Longview have something very special and unique going on” facilitator Tony…

Developing a Sales Personality

As a salesperson, you have probably experienced calling on a potential customer and leaving without closing the deal. Maybe you encountered a detail-oriented prospect who peppered you with questions you were unprepared to answer. Or maybe you had the opposite experience when you tried to explain the features and benefits of your products and the…

What are the Four Common Personality Types?

Personality differences drive behavior. When you understand the abilities and needs of others in the workplace, you can take steps to improve communication, foster engagement and lead more effectively. Understanding common personality types can also help you realize a higher level of self-awareness so you can look at issues more objectively, enhance your relationships with…

Handling Conflict through Discussion

Tips for Handling Difficult Discussions at Work

Human Resource professionals know that an organization’s most valuable asset is high-performing talent. In today’s competitive world where organizations struggle to retain the best people, promoting a positive culture where employees thrive is a top priority. Studies show that strained relationships between employees result in almost 80% of the difficulties within the organization. Handling Conflict…

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How to Develop Self-Awareness in the Workplace

Who can forget Felix and Oscar in Neil Simon’s classic The Odd Couple, or the mismatched characters on Friends? It is clear that people have different interests, communication styles, weaknesses and talents based on their own personal temperament. But team members sometimes forget about these individual differences at the office. When it comes to dealing…

Q&A Interview with True Colors CEO Robert Cook

The following is a Q&A interview conducted during the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition by Brett Farmiloe. View the original Q&A here. Who is True Colors!? Tell us everything, just as you would someone approaching your booth and asking you this question at #SHRM19 in Las Vegas. True Colors is a global consulting and…

Show Appreciation to Boost Employee Engagement

Can a simple “thank you” encourage employees to become more engaged in their jobs and entice them to stay on at the company? The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) notes that engagement and retention are major workforce challenges for Human Resource professionals. Research shows that recognition for a job well done can make a…