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“The unique advice and insights so skillfully presented by Shoya Zichy will help and inspire both employers and employees alike.”
Arthur E. Ryan, past Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Prudential

“For the past 10 years, I have successfully used Shoya’s Color Q approach with hundreds of associates to increase their awareness of personality and leadership style, which has resulted in higher performing teams. It is, without a doubt, the most fun, memorable and effective training session in which I have ever participated.”
Rehana Farrell, Managing Director
International Managed Solutions, Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management

“The Business College of King Abdulaziz University has used the Color Q personality system with 300 male and female students and found it of great benefit. The program helped students identify their personal attitudes and mental capabilities so as to decide on their areas of specialization at the university. The Color Q system is helping students choose the career that is most suitable for their attitudes and abilities. The College staff has benefited as well.”
Dr. Abdalelah Saaty, Dean, College of Business
King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia


“I have observed firsthand the amazing transformation in women’s lives after experiencing one of Shoya’s seminars and then immediately applying the principles in their professional lives.”
Patricia Miller, Director, Government of PA, Leadership Development Institute

“What a find! Zichy has made personality typing easy to use in daily interactions with peers, bosses and subordinates.”
E. Woodbury, President, Chapel Hill Press

“This humor filled, interactive workshop was FANTASTIC. Shoya did a great job of keeping it real. The self-assessment and break out groups really pullled it all together and gave everyone a chance to roll up their sleeves, work together, and network.”
Jason Boltax, President, JHB Human Capital Management and Founder, The HR Alliance

“Finally we are working together as a team!  You have accomplished in one day what we have not been able to do in two years.”
M. Ahearn, Director of Operations, Standard & Poor’s <

“The Color Q Phenomenon is sweeping through our organization!”
S. Webb, Senior Vice President, ABN Bank

“Through your dynamic presentation and fun exercises, you were able to draw out a normally very reserved group of military men. “Remarkable” was the unanimous feedback!”
Joyce de Moose, Director, Hope for Warriors

“A terrific upbeat presentation!  Feedback from the attendees shows everyone found it to be highly informative and rewarding.”
Glenn Perry, Senior Vice President, Northern Trust Bank

“My new business increased by at least 60%.”
VP, JP Morgan Chase

“The event was a great success. I received an unprecedented number of emails afterwards describing it as an ‘Ah Ha’ moment. Shoya’s presentation is informative, enlightening and fun. It is a must for anyone who wants to build stronger and better business, social, and personal relationships.”
Kimberlee Halligan, Barnard Business and Professional Women Board Member

“A fun and practical approach to identifying and improving leadership style.  It has become an amazing resource for understandings others.”
Mary Lou Giustini, Managing Director, Merrill Lynch

“Useful, fun and highly informative!  Everyone was talking about the seminar long after it was over.”
Ron Stapleton, Director, Shell Oil

“It has been a week since we had the workshop and I cannot stop talking about it with every person I know–my friends, family, even professors. I am able to fit every little bit of detail about me and my personality into the bigger picture. It is so rewarding to be able to explain why we are the way we are, and like to do things a certain way.”
Aiola Tuf, Student, Baruch College

  • "Awareness of the variety of styles was a career-altering event. It has provided me with a strategic advantage in many career & personal situations."
    K. O’Hare, Partner
    Deloitte

    "Your presentation was both educational and entertaining and we have received tremendous feedback from all who attended."
    T. Kamradt, Partner
    Baker & Hostetler LLP

    "Zichy scores a bull’s eye in showing leaders how to understand their strengths and use them to work and manage more effectively."
    P. Tanous, President
    Lepercq Lynx Investment Advisory

  • "I have successfully used Color Q with hundreds of associates to increase their awareness of personality and leadership style, which has resulted in higher performing teams. It is an incredibly fun, memorable and effective resource!"

    Rehana Farrell
    Chief Administrative Officer
    Guggenheim Investments

    "I recommend Personality Power, a unique reading selection in today’s crowded business literature. The ideas work; the suggestions are easy to remember. One can bring out the best in oneself and others while succeeding on the job. The key is to insightfully access and understand the personalities that surround us in our work environment."

    Sergio I. de Araujo
    Chairman
    AnSer Latin American Opportunities Fund

    "We all know that 'people skills' are important in one’s career. Perhaps no one has defined those skills and their potential applications as well as Shoya Zichy. At last, the mysteries of successful, professional interactions are solved -- laid out in plain English and organized to allow the reader to immediately understand difficult personality types."

    Ellen Reynolds
    Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer
    The Segal Group, Inc.

    "Leadership is about bringing out the best in people or an organization. This book provides a unique framework, combining business experience and psychological insight."

    Kathleen Waldron
    President
    William Paterson University

    "We've reviewed dozens of personality profile approaches and what I love about the Color Q method in this book is that it does what personality assessments rarely do well - it answers the great 'so what?' question. We coach with Color Q because it gets to this extremely important bottom line - finding a job that really fits, and keeping it."

    John Courtney
    CEO
    NextJob, Inc.

    "Personality Power opens the floodgates to improved profitability, productivity, and communication. Individuals who embrace the principles in this book are happier, more productive and committed to their career choices; organizations learn how to make internal and external meetings and conversations more successful and less stressful, and ensure that the 'right people are in the right seats on the bus.'"

    Jeannette Hobson
    Senior Vice President
    Eastern Division
    Vistage International