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December 14, 2017

Harvard Study Finds Relationships Have Incredibly Powerful Effect on Our Health & Happiness

Here at Color Code we teach that life is all about relationships. Our main goal as a company is to help people understand themselves and others on a deeper level so they can improve both their personal and professional relationships. We've seen marriages saved, businesses prosper, families improve, etc., etc., all because people took the time to put an effort into building their emotional intelligence and relationship skills. With that said, you can imagine how we love research that further validates the importance of what we do. Today, we thought we'd share with our readers one study we find particularly fascinating and encouraging. Becaus

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June 29, 2017

Three Ideas to Help Whites Become More Motivated

White Personalities—you may or may not know that one of your natural limitations is being unmotivated.  The good news is this isn't something that can't be overcome with effort. So, if you think you could possibly use a little more motivation in your life, read on and give the following a try! 1. Make a to-do list This may seem obvious but it's amazing what results you can achieve with a to-do list if you are CONSISTENT and COMMITTED. Pick a specific time every day to make your to-do list. You can include as many or as few items as you like but the key is to develop a habit here so don't overwhelm yourself at first with too much. Start off

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June 20, 2017

Four Tips for Embracing More of the Yellow Personality

If you’re a Red, Blue or White personality, have you ever been curious about what it’s like to be inside a Yellow’s skin? The cool thing about Color Code, is that while you’re always going to be the same core color, you can learn to adopt strengths from other colors. So if you’re looking to be a little more like a Yellow, follow these four tips: Shelf Your Worries—Yellows are carefree like children. If you’re feeling overly worried about something you shouldn’t, become more Yellow by shelving your worries and telling yourself it’ll all work out. Let Go of Unnecessary Responsibilities

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June 13, 2017

Three Tips for Reds to Maintain Better Friendships

Our world would be a very, very different place without the Red personality. We would miss out on some really amazing leaders, phenomenal businesses and a whole lot of awesome, no-nonsense people. Reds are essential to the fabric or our society, there is no doubt about that. However, just like each of the other colors, Reds have some characteristics that turn some people off. Since Reds are so dominant and can be intense, some people can be overwhelmed by them. But we’re here to promote the camaraderie of every personality color. So today, we want to give the Reds a few tips on how to maintain friendships without too many hurt feelings or

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June 1, 2017

Blues Need a Break — Three Tips That Will Lead to a Happier Life

Life can be hard when you’re a Blue. You’re overly sensitive, you invest your whole heart into relationships, and people are inevitably disappointing at times. You’re worry-prone and guilt comes very easy to you. Your mind is probably going a million miles a minute, and you’re not necessarily thinking about rainbows and butterflies. It’s no wonder Blues are so hard on themselves! Blues, you need a break. We are here to offer some advice to help you go a little easier on yourselves until your overall relationship with yourself is much more positive. Keep reading to learn what you can do to ease your burden, and hopefully life will

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May 30, 2017

Helping Yellows Overcome Their Limitations

We all adore Yellows, and they have amazing strengths, but they’re not exempt from limitations, just like the other colors. Today, we want to help Yellows recognize some of those limitations and point out ways they can try to overcome them so they can be healthy, or in other words, so they can live primarily within their strengths and not their limitations. Yellows, bear with us for just a moment while we point out some things that may be painful for you to hear! Yellows can be self-centered Like we said, we adore you, but other people enjoy attention sometimes too. Yellows can be self-centered, which is frustrating for their loved ones. Al

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April 27, 2017

The Story of a Red Learning to Develop Character

Twenty-five years ago, my boss told me we were going to do the Color Code for our organization. I said that was a waste of time. We are running a data center not an HR think tank. As you can guess, I am a Red — I was so Red I believed my Red limitations were some of my best attributes. Well, Dr. Hartman took the challenge to train me as a Color Code facilitator — I’m sure I am the most difficult person he has ever certified. I had an interesting environment to work in on my road to developing character. My wife is a Blue, and I have a White daughter and a Yellow daughter. My mother is a Blue and my father a Red. Most of my bosses have

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April 20, 2017

Learning to Overcome White Limitations

Although I am a core Blue personality, I scored almost just as much White on the Color Code assessment. This means that although I definitely feel like a Blue, I also greatly identify with the White personality. In some respects, this is great, because I can pinpoint the natural strengths I have from both the Blue and the White personalities. However, it also means I deal with natural limitations from both personalities, which makes it harder to become charactered since I have to learn to overcome my Blue and my White limitations. I’m definitely far from perfect when it comes

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April 18, 2017

3 Essential Steps for Healthy Personal Change

Have you ever seen this kind of story play out either in your own life or in somebody else's? Let's say there's a woman named Nicole who is unhappy with life. She just really doesn't feel very successful, so she vows to change. She ends up taking massive action and focusing like she never has before. Things start to change for Nicole, and she starts stacking up victories. Her persistence eventually leads her to achieve great financial success! ...But she's still not happy, and she can't figure out what went wrong. Do you know someone like Nicole? My guess is that you've probably seen something like that played out before. Of course, the s

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April 6, 2017

4 Tips to Help Blues Combat Their Worry

The other day I came across some literature of ours that says: “One Blue man finally gave up worry in his eighties. He told me he had worried needlessly all his life and it had cost him dearly. Most of what he worried about never happened, yet he had robbed himself of enjoying the present moment for so many years. He said that he finally woke up one day and said to himself, ‘No more! If it hasn’t happened to me by now, chances are it won’t ever happen. So let it go!’ And he did. He had paid his debt in time and energy and was finally free simply to be.”

That passage both resonated with me and sca

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