The Orange Person

July 4th, 2011

The Orange Person
Where’s the action?

Want: to enjoy the spontaneity of the moment
Classic line: Winning isn’t everything – it’s the only thing!
Biggest challenge: Stick to your original specific agreements
Video clip: Click here to see a video clip of our orange friends

I believe that life is a game to be played to win with fun, variety, creativity and not too much planning or structure. I love competition and interacting with other people. I avoid boredom and routines at almost all cost. I’m a natural troubleshooter who doesn’t mind rolling up my sleeves and getting involved hands-on. I greatly value my skills, freedom, courage and high energy level. I’m ready and able to act on a moment’s notice – just watch me!


Workplace Environment

“I am most comfortable in a workplace that is unstructured and challenging with opportunities for advancement. I like movement and high energy. I need freedom to move ahead and get things done. I like to make things happen and take risks! I can spot problems as they arise and I am good at negotiating agreements or plans of action. I thrive on a challenge and work well under stress and give direct and straight forward answers. I’m action oriented and like my freedom from too much control.”

What you see and hear from a Orange

What you see:

  • Active body movement
  • Attention-getting activity
  • Dramatic or flamboyant manner
  • Clothing with designer labels
  • Quick movement from one place to another
  • Visible facial expressions
  • Demonstration of confidence
  • Playful approach and sometimes practical jokes
  • Often points while speaking
  • Often appears exciting and active

What you hear:

  • Conversation will be fasted paced, brief and to the point
  • Excited voice tone
  • Varied pitch in voice
  • Enthusiastic expressions
  • Quickly moves from one topic to another
  • Slang
  • Unfinished sentences
  • Gets quickly to the point
  • Animated voice
  • May use first names of prominant individuals
  • Often reports involvement in many things
  • Playful speech
  • Often promotes ideas, products, activities
  • Laughter, stories
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