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Presentation preparation preferences by personality style


How you prepare for a presentation, meeting or a project is strongly linked to your colour energy preference. Insights Discovery profiling uses a simple and easy to remember four colour energy model. By discovering whether we have a preference for cool blue, earth green, fiery red or sunshine yellow helps us to understand why we behave the way we do and our strengths and weaknesses.

Do any of these descriptions sound familiar?

Or perhaps you are a mix of one or more colours?

Cool Blue preference: You are logical, concise and structured. You are often well prepared, but others might say you take too long meaning there isn’t a lot of time left for other things. You may not be very adaptable to last minute changes. You could benefit from applying the 80:20 rule to your preparations.

Fiery Red preference: You are assertive, determined and realistic. You are likely to leave things until the last minute and prefer to skip over the details. Because of your haste you may miss something important or forget to include the ‘people’ element in your preparations. Even if this works for you, it can be stressful for others around you. You could benefit from slowing down, allowing time to look at things from all angles and colour preferences.

Sunshine Yellow preference: You are enthusiastic, impulsive and active. You might not do much preparation because you are good at ‘winging it.’ You may have planned to do one thing and then change your mind at the last minute to do something you think is even better. You could benefit from being more structured in your approach to preparations. If you spend some time planning before jumping in, it will often save time and produce better results in the end.

Earth Green preference: You are accommodating, reflective and reliable. As someone who always thinks of others, you’ll take everyone into account during your preparations. Because you like to be fair and include everyone’s views, your preparations may take a little longer than others. You could probably benefit from thinking a little less about others. Consider if it might be beneficial on some occasions to communicate a stronger single message.

Insights Discovery Personality Profiling

 

If you know your colour energy and understand how it translates to your behaviour, it provides an opportunity to improve your preparations. This will not only make things easier for you, but those around you. Ultimately, you’ll get improved results.

 

Find out more about Insights Discovery profiling.

 

 

 

 

 

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