True Colors is a highly regarded, commercially developed tool which is an adapted version of a Myers-Briggs inventory. Users complete a self-inventory tool to identify to which of four color types they belong. By identifying their type and gaining a deeper understanding of how personality impacts preferences and behaviors, it becomes easier to collaborate with others. True Colors and similar tools provide an increased understanding of self and others by expanding the appreciation for the differences among individuals. It offers a universal language that accelerates problem solving, increases trust, and reduces conflict. True Colors has been used successfully with many family-professional partnership teams to help them work collaboratively.