Each member of our family took a personality test based on Taylor Hartman's The Color Code.  I like it so much better than the Meyers-Briggs for a couple of reasons.  Meyers-Briggs has 16 categories, The Color Code has four.  Meyers-Briggs tells us how the personality types act, The Color Code explains why.

The Color Code breaks down everyone into four basic color groups:
    1.    RED: The annoying bossy types
    2.    BLUE: Moody artists
    3.    WHITE: Unmotivated layabouts
    4.    YELLOW: Party animals

That's obviously an oversimplification, but your color explains the motivation behind your behavior.  And your color is not something learned, it's something you're born with.  Though I mentioned the weaknesses of the personality types above, there are also many positives attached to each color (for example, Reds are fantastic, natural-born leaders).

At RWA I was having lunch in Orlando with NYT bestselling author Kristan Higgins when Goofy happened by. We stopped for a photo op. 

At RWA I was having lunch in Orlando with NYT bestselling author Kristan Higgins when Goofy happened by. We stopped for a photo op. 

To find out what color you are, click here and take a free 15 minute test (you don't have to sign up for email lists or anything).  At the end of the test, you'll find out what color you are.  I'm a yellow.  Take a peek at what motivates me (everything is spot-on except for the "uncommitted" part ... I'm very, very committed and very, very loyal).

Each person also has, of course, a strong secondary color.  Mine is Red.  So, the red in me is constantly trying to train the yellow in me!  Ha.  My overall pie chart indicated that I was:
    1.    60% party animal
    2.    30% annoying bossy type
    3.    9% moody artist
    4.    1% unmotivated layabout

To find out your secondary colors, you have to pay for it, though.  :(

  This is bestselling author Tamera Alexander and me when we were both nominated for a RITA (which she won, the dog--I've never let her forget it, either!!) :)

 

This is bestselling author Tamera Alexander and me when we were both nominated for a RITA (which she won, the dog--I've never let her forget it, either!!) :)

In this one I'm at RomCon and they had a big cardboard replica of a book cover with a hole where the heroine's face went. I got behind it and poked my head through.

In this one I'm at RomCon and they had a big cardboard replica of a book cover with a hole where the heroine's face went. I got behind it and poked my head through.

In our family, we have 2 reds, 2 yellows, 1 blue and 1 white!  No wonder things were always in an uproar around here!  :)  Anyhoo, take the test and leave a comment telling us what color you are!