Here is a list of the strengths and weaknesses of the "yellow" personality type and a list of what you should and shouldn't do when dealing with them. Remember that these are general guidelines and not universally true.


  • Highly optimistic
  • Likes self and accepts others easily
  • Loves to volunteer for opportunities
  • Sees life as an experience to be enjoyed
  • Flashy and spunky (race horse rather than plow horse)
  • Adventurous and daring

  • Irresponsible and unreliable
  • Self-centered and egotistical
  • Flighty and unreliable
  • Lots of talk with little action
  • Superficial and mostly interested in a good time
  • Unwilling to experience pain in order to produce quality
  • Undisciplined
  • Loud and obnoxious in public places
  • Needs to look good socially
  • Unable to confront issues


  • Be Positive
  • Adore them
  • Touch them physically
  • Accept their playful teasing
  • Remember they are tender
  • Praise them
  • Remember they hold feelings deeply
  • Promote playful activities for and with them
  • Enjoy their charismatic innocence
  • Allow them opportunity for verbal expression

  • Be too serious or sober in criticism
  • Push them too intensely
  • Ignore them
  • Forget they have "down" times also
  • Demand perfection
  • Expect them to dwell on problems
  • Give them too much rope or they may hang themselves
  • Classify them as just lightweight social butterflies
  • Attack their sensitivity
  • Totally control their schedules