Unexplained Behaviors Explained? (3)  By Dr. Michael Brooks

This week, I want to break down the four personalities (in colors) for you, so we have a foundation to work with. The other three color personalities summarized in colors are Blue, Yellow, and White. The Red personality is based on power. There are healthy and unhealthy traits to those that are considered Red. Here are a few of Red’s complex personality traits.

  • They are extremely active and highly productive
  • They are visionaries
  • They can be insensitive and selfish
  • They can be demanding and critical
  • Insecure
  • Must be right all the time
  • Competitive and bold
  • Tenacious and taxing
  • Assertive and determined
  • Disagreeable
  • Resourceful and self-reliant
  • Relentless and impatient
  • Calculating and manipulative
  • Lacks intimacy in a relationship

Do you know of anyone who has these traits, maybe you, a friend, a co-worker, even a family member? Wouldn’t you like to figure out how to live, or work, with the person who may be a red Colorcode personality? I’m sure you would. My goal is to get you to see how Reds think, what makes them act the way they do, and why!

Reds can be easily angered and more often it’s the unhealthy Reds who have road-rage.

Reds have a way of making things happen in the business world. They are power wielders, they live on facts and figures. You need to present issues logically to them. When speaking with a red, you should be direct, brief, and specific. When speaking with a red, articulate your feelings clearly, don’t beat around the bush. Support their leadership instincts and correct decisions. If you learn how to work with them, life will be so much easier for you.

Reds are the most difficult to work with and live without of all the colors. I have many of my clients who are married to a red personality, and many of the marriages have ended in divorce. The unhealthy red personalities lack real communication and often try to browbeat spouses into submission by personal attacks on a spouse’s character. The guilt an unhealthy red uses on partners, family members, and co-workers can be unrelenting at times.

The Colorcode designed by Taylor Hartman is Unlike other personality tests, The Color Code not only identifies what you do but why you do it, allowing you to gain much deeper and more useful insights into what makes you and those around you tick. Each of the four colors: Red (power), Blue (intimacy), Yellow (fun), and White (peace), stands for a collection of traits, strengths, and limitations. You can have one dominant color with traces of the three other colors in your colorcode personality. If you would like to take the free colorcode test and see what your primary color is, you can do so by going to colorcode.com click on the free test; once you take it, read what color your primary color is. The book is “The People Code” by Taylor Hartman, a great read and really gets into how the colors interact with each other. I highly recommend that you get this book.

Dr. Mike is a certified colorcode trainer and can help with people’s personality issues at home or the office. Give him a call, and he can go into greater detail on how to use the colorcode in your home or the workplace. Call him at 303.880.9878

Next week we will continue with this series “Unexplained Behaviors Explained.”

Do you feel frustrated with living or working with someone who is an unhealthy Red? Do you need help in building up the intimacy in your relationship? Is your spouse, friend, co-worker demanding and critical of you, and you want it to stop? Do you want help in managing your anger towards someone who is an unhealthy Red? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need to contact Dr. Mike and set up an appointment. Please call Dr. Mike at 303.880.9878.

Dr. Michael Brooks is the founder of Applicable Counseling and life coaching Services. It is affordable, accessible, anonymous, and available by appointment from the privacy of your home. To avoid travel time and the comfort of home, many clients prefer to meet with Dr. Mike over the phone or via Zoom (if you want to have a Zoom meeting with Dr. Mike, send him an email at mbrooks3353@gmail.com to set up an appointment). The convenience of this type of Counseling/Coaching is the most effective means of Life Coaching for those who live outside of Colorado. Give Dr. Mike a call! You’ll be glad you did!

Dr. Mike is having Zoom classes on The Colorcode. If you’re interested in attending this class, it’s on Thursday from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. You’ll need to send him your email address to get a link for the Zoom class.

Other Zoom classes coming up: How to Set Boundaries for yourself, your kids, and marriage. There will be a class on the 5-Love Languages, how to have better relationships with your spouse, family, and friends. If you are interested in any of these classes or have questions, send an email to mbrooks3353@gmail.com or call 303.880.9878.


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