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(Extroverted, iNtuitive, Thinking Perceiving)
The Myers and Briggs Personality Types
Isabel Briggs Myers and her mother, Katherine Briggs

Basic questions
1. Do you focus on the outer world or your own inner world? (E/I)
2. Do you prefer to focus on the basic information you take in or do you prefer to interpret and add meaning? (S/N)
3. When making decisions, do you tend to look at logic and consistency or first look at the people and special circumstances? (T/F)
4. In dealing with the outside world, do you prefer to get things decided or do you prefer to stay open to new information and options? (J/P)
The Sixteen Personality Types
(Introverted, Sensing, Feeling, Judging)
(Introverted, iNtuitive, Feeling, Judging)
"The Counselor"
(Introverted, iNutition, Feeling, Perceiving )
"The Healer"
(Introverted, iNtuitive, Thinking, Judging)
"The Mastermind"
(Introverted, iNtuitive, Thinking, Perceiving)
"The Architect"
(Extroverted, iNtuitive, Feeling, Judging)
"The Teacher"
(Extroverted, iNtuitive, Feeling, Perceiving)
"The Champion"
(Extroverted, iNtuitive, Thinking, Judging)
"The Commander"
"The Visionary"
"The Protector"
(Introverted, Sensing, Feeling, Perceiving)
"The Composer"
(Introverted, Sensing, Thinking, Judging)
"The Inspector"
"The Provider"
(Extroverted, Sensing, Feeling, Judging)
"The Performer"
(Extrovert, Sensing, Feeling, Perceiving)
"The Supervisor"
(Extroverted, Sensing, Thinking, Judging)
"The Dynamo"
(Extroverted, Sensing, Thinking, Perceiving)
Determined and passionate
: work hard for causes they believe in
: rarely, if ever, do things just for personal benefit.
: combined with their creative aspects, the INFJ can get things done in interesting and unusual ideas.
: have a vivid imagination. most solutions revolve around people or ideas, not technicalities, making them great advisors or counselors.
Inspiring and convincing
: INFJs know their way with words and are known for their writing style. can also be very powerful speakers if they are passionate about their topic.
Very insightful
: INFJs find it easy to decipher other people's motives. They tend to know when people are being honest or not.
-Extremely private: people with the INFJ personality find it hard to open up to people, even those closest to them.
-Can burn out easily: the strength and passion INFJs work at tends to cause them to burn out easily.
-Very sensitive: Highly vulnerable to criticism and conflict situations, and are hurt easily. Also very sensitive to when people threaten their ideals.
-Perfectionist: INFJs are highly idealistic and always strive towards their ideals, but their ideals can also cause problems. For example, settling down in a romantic relationship can be tough, for the INFJ is always looking for the ideal partner
-Always need a cause: INFJs find it difficult to complete and accomplish tasks that are not tied to their goals
-Things to consider:
Intuitive skills
Natural leaders (though they do not seek out the positions)
Need to know contribution is meaningful
Must be in line with their ideals

- What to avoid:
Routine tasks
Impersonal work
Careers that involve a lot of analyzing small details
Careers with a lot of pressure
Careers with a lot of criticism

Creative writing

Famous INFJs
Rarest personality: Less than 1% of the population
- Plato
- Niels Bohr
- Mahatma Gandhi
- Thomas Jefferson
- Calvin Coolidge
- Woodrow Wilson
- Marilyn Manson
- George Harrison
- Al Pacino
- Michelle Pfeiffer
- Adolf Hitler
- Osama Bin Laden
- Passionate and energetic: passionate and energetic about the things that they believe in
- Very creative: INFPs are very good at finding hidden meanings and interpreting signs in different ways
- Open-minded and flexible: INFPs strongly dislike being controlled by rules and try not to push them on others. INFPs generally flexible as long as their own morals are not being threatened.
- Idealistic: Being one of the most idealistic of the personality types, INFPs believe humans are good through and through.
- Seek and value harmony: INFPs want everybody's value and worth to be heard in the world, so will try not to dominate
- Can be dedicated and hard-working: As long as INFPs has their passion ignited, then they will continue a hard task after everybody else has given up.
"How to spot your Neighborhood INFJ"
-Quiet with strong opinions
-They will fight for what they believe in because they like that idea, not for selfish reasons
-Sensitivity helps connect with other people easily
-Masters of written communication
-Take great care of other's feelings
-Vulnerable to conflict
-Take criticism personally

- Too Altruistic: INFPs may be so busy helping others that they forget to help themselves
- Dislike dealing with data: INFPs are more in tune with emotions and morality, so they have problems understanding facts and data
- Difficult to getting to know: INFPs are generally quiet, reserved individuals. Also usually self-conscious.
- Take things personally: Because they cherish their ideals, it hurts INFPs to be criticized.
- May be too idealistic: INFPs are prone to being too dreamy and idealistic.
- Impractical: INFPs do not see practical things as important. They may even forget to do simple things if they're engrossed in doing something they like.
-Things to consider:
Ideals must align with job
Use of natural writing skills
Working alone (individualistic jobs)

- What to avoid:
Jobs with teams (working in groups tend to make INFP uncomfortable)
Not a lot of stress or criticism

Social workers
Academic careers

Famous INFPs
Personality type makes up about 4.5% of the population
- J.R.R. Tolkien
-C.S. Lewis
-Virginia Woolf
-A.A. Milne (creator of Winnie the Pooh)
-Bill Watterson
-J.K. Rowling
-Edger Allen Poe
-Vincent Van Gogh
-William Shakespeare
-John Lennon
-Tim Burton
-Johnny Depp

"How to spot your Neighborhood INFP"
-Very affectionate, though only to a select few
-Very idealistic (idealism is the key point of INFPs)
- Have the ability to notice the littlest bit of good in a person
-May retreat into their "hermit" state (they get lost in their thoughts)
-Extremely creative, goal-oriented and innovated
-Very self-confident:
INTJs do not care much about social status, and rarely seem to doubt themselves or their decisions. INTJs will never hesitate to voice their opinion.
-Versatile mind:
People with INTJ personalities love challenging themselves by tackling intellectual challenges.
-Jack of all trades:
INTJ's most important asset is their mind. They use it to their advantage, being able to analyze anything life throws at them. This is why they can be anything they want to be and excel at it.
-Independent and decisive:
This personality type does not care about how popular an idea is - if the idea doesn't make sense, no amount of arguing is going to convince them otherwise.
: INTJs are strategic thinkers, allowing them to create many different scenarios and plans in any situation.
-Direct and honest:
INTJs won't sugarcoat any harsh truth or beat around the bush. They'd rather crush your dreams than tell a comforting lie.
They do not mind being proven wrong and will accept another idea or theory if it makes more sense.
INTJs may overestimate the knowledge that they have and see others as less intelligent.
INTJs see the need to iron out every imperfection in their work, causing it to be a flaw in their work.
Though this personality type can be open-minded, they have little patience for sentimental things, thinking that it's irrational, and have little respect for them.
-Can be insensitive:
Honesty and logic are more important to an INTJ and often to not put into account other people's feelings
-Clueless in romance:
Interpersonal relationships having nothing to do with logical reasoning, so they may find it hard to understand the situations and will approach it with a scientific approach rather than an emotional one.
-Hate structured environments:
INTJs will not respect rules just because they are there - they also have to make sense.

-Things to consider:
Great ability to convert complex ideas theories into simple ideas
Work best as "lone wolves"
Excellent strategists
Need to be effective

-What to avoid:
Working in teams
Authority figures that do not fit in with their ideas

Project managers
System engineers
Freelance consultants
Famous INTJs
About 2% of the population.

-Isaac Newton
-Karl Marx
-Mark Zuckerberg
-Stephen Hawking
-John Adams
-Jane Austen
-James Cameron
-Russell Crowe
-Arnold Schwarzenegger
-Jodie Foster
-Gregory House ("House, M.D.")
"How to Spot your Neighborhood INTJ"
-The typical "bookworms"
-Confident in their knowledge
-Seen as independent
-Do not enjoy the spotlight or seek it out
-Natural leaders, but will willingly give away leadership positions
-Dislike rules
-Find romantic relationships hard (find social rituals like flirting, etc. ridiculous)

-Great analysts:
Great at seeing the big picture. They also tend to link things in ways most people don't see.
-Honest and straightforward:
Will not sugar-coat their words as they think social games are pointless.
INTPs will never involve emotions in making decisions.
-Imaginative and original:
INTPs never have any problems coming up with creative and original ideas that many may not think of.
INTPs are willing to accept ideas that aren't their own as long as they are based on facts and logic.
INTPs will spend a lot of time working on something they are interested in, and will excitedly share their knowledge of the topic with others.
INTPs tend to just forget or miss things that have nothing to do with their interests.
-Doubt themselves:
INTPs lack the decisive trait of the 'J' types, often leaving them wondering which direction is the best one.
INTPs find it hard to include emotions into their decisions, only basing them off of facts and logic. This makes them seem insensitive.
-Private and withdrawn:
INTPs are reluctant to let people into their hearts or minds.
-Loathe rules and guidelines:
INTPs need mental freedom and consequently will usually disobey rules.
-Things to consider:
Love theoretical methods and ideas
Love finding underlying principles
Lone wolves

-What to avoid:
Managing others
Customer-facing careers

Data analysts
Forensics/laboratory research
Famous INTPs
Makes up about 3% of the population.
-Abraham Lincoln
-Albert Einstein
-Charles Darwin
-Marie Curie
-John Locke
-James Madison
-Rene Descartes ("I think, therefore I am.")
Quick disclaimer:

The famous people listed under each personality type are all based on interpretation. Unless the celebrity themselves identified as a certain personality type, then it is not for certain what they are. They do, however, display characteristics of said personality type, which is why they are listed under the personality type.
"How to spot your Neighborhood INTP"
-INTP love theories
-Accumulated knowledge is the most valued asset of any INTP
-Able to remain unbiased in any situation
-Find it difficult to explain their thoughts to others
-Cannot stand routine work
-Shy and reluctant to meet new people
-Has a restless fear of failure
-Often spends time reflecting on their own actions
Traits explained
Extroverted (E)
Expressive, outgoing, prefers group activities, energized by social interaction, eager to speak their minds
Introverted (I)
Reserved, listen carefully, prefer solitary activities, more comfortable alone than with others, get exhausted by social interaction
Intuitive (N)
Rely on their imagination, often lost in thought and ideas, focuses on what might happen (the future)
Sensing (S)
Observant, rely on their senses, absorbed in practical matters, focuses on what has happened (the past)
Thinking (T)
Make their decisions based on facts, tough, keeps their feelings locked up, focuses on logic and rationality
Feeling (F)
Sensitive, makes decisions based on emotions, keep feelings close to the surface, focuses on keeping the peace
Judging (J)
Decisive, likes clear rules and guidelines, eager to commit, sees deadlines as very important, seek closure
Perceiving (P)
Indecisive, like to keep their options open, reluctant to commit, more nonchalant about deadlines, seek freedom


ENFJs know how to get people's attention and how to get their ideas across in a pleasing manner.
ENFJs are generally selfless people, willing to help others at all times.
-Skilled imitators:
ENFJs can spot what motivates, drives, or annoys others, and changes their arguments to fit accordingly.
-Natural leaders:
ENFJs to not necessarily seek to direct, but people are drawn in by their charisma.
Generally open minded and receiving, this makes ENFJs all the more charismatic.
-Too selfless:
ENFJs often try to help everybody and may take on too much work.
Being too idealistic can cause ENFJs to be naive and too trusting of others.
-Too sensitive:
They get hurt and disappointed and hurt easily, though it may not show on the surface.
-Vulnerable to criticism:
if values are criticized, they can get if they are criticized. They also can get very angry if they get criticized.
-Find it difficult to make tough decisions:
ENFJs often consider all the options too much, wanting to please everybody and thus making the decision hard.
-Fluctuating self-esteem:
an ENFJs self esteem depends on whether they can fulfill their goals or not. If they do not succeed, their self--confidence will plummet.
-Things to consider:
-Careers based on making others happy
-Include social and networking skills

-What to avoid
-Avoid stress
-Needs to be forthcoming (lots of praise received)

-Sales representatives
-Advertising consultants
-Event coordinators
Famous ENFJs
Makes up about 2% of the population.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Nelson Mandela
- Joe Biden
- Joseph Goebbels
- Oprah Winfrey
- Morgan Freeman
- Helena Bonham Carter
- Jennifer Lawrence
- Dakota Fanning

"How to Spot your Neighborhood ENFJ"
-Influential without conscious effort
-Genuinely interested in others well being
-Never afraid to stand up and speak to an audience
-Can easily sense other people's motives
-May get too involved in people's problems
-Optimistic idealists
-May trust people more than they should
-Good at analyzing their own feelings
-Very good at speaking - knows how to give effective speeches
ENFPs have a real talent for picking up all the little details.
-Popular and Friendly:
ENFPs get along with just about everybody, and try to be friendly in any situation.
ENFPs love to share their ideas and are very energetic when expressiing them. Their energy is contagious.
-Know how to relax:
ENFPs know how to lay off and relax, able to experience everything it has to offer.
-Great communicators:
ENFPs have great people skills. They can handle small conversations and meaningful conversation.
ENFPs have a great imagination. They like to do new things and are never afraid to do things out of their comfort zone.

-Highly emotional:
ENFPs have very strong emotions, causing them to react strongly to criticism or conflict.
-Poor practical skills:
ENFPs may have problems with following through with ideas and projects and dealing with administrative side of things.
-Tend to over think:
ENFPs tend to look for hidden meanings and over think the smallest thing, always questioning motives.
-Stressed easily:
ENFPs try and care about everybody, which causes them a lot of stress.
-Difficulty focusing:
ENFPs will lose interest if projects take on a monotonous routine. They may not be able to help their minds wandering off.
Hate being micromanaged. They want to be seen as masters of their own fates.
-Things to consider:
-Should include personal interaction
-Good at analyzing the bigger picture.
-Have excellent communication skills

-What to avoid:
-Monotonous routine
-Jobs without appreciation


Famous ENFPs
Around 7% of the human population.
-Mark Twain
-Anne Frank
-Walt Disney
-Ellen DeGeneres
-Katie Couric
-Robin Williams
-Gwen Stefani
-Jennifer Aniston
-Sandra Bullock
-Daniel Radcliffe
-Carly Rae Jepsen
"How to Spot your Neighborhood ENFP"
-Insightful and empathetic
-Worry about not being original or spontaneous enough
-High levels of enthusiasm
-Strive to be independent
-Emotional and sensitive
-Focus on other people's emotions often
-Difficulty dealing with routine
-Non-conformists and follow their own path
-Can easily become impatient
-High self confidence-
ENFJs believe in their abilities and will not censor their opinions.
-Strategic thinkers-
ENFJs easily make long-term plans and going through with them.
ENFJs like to lead people and love to put plans into action, energizing themselves and others around them.
ENFJs easily inspire others and energize them.
ENFJs hate being lazy and despise irrationality and seek to get rid of the behavior at every chance.
ENFJs rarely abandon their goals and hardly ever abandon their projects.
ENTJs seek to win any and all arguments, wanting to promote their ideas instead of others.

ENTJs are usually able to collect a lot of knowledge. However, they will look down on others who are less knowledgeable.
Obsessed when it comes to personal goals and, often forgetting that emotions are important and ignoring them.

-Emotions can be a problem:
ENTJs are rational thinkers, so they find it hard to express emotions as well as understanding them.
ENTJs like to make decisions quickly and efficiently and may run out of patience for those who need time to decide.
ENTJs see little value in emotions and do not like to deal with ideas they don't care about, and will definitely let this be known.
-Things to consider:
-Careers should focus on the future and putting plans into action
-Born leader
-Excellent verbal communicator

-What to avoid:
-Permanent low-level careers
-Routine tasks

-Corporate strategists
-University professors
-Business administrators
Famous ENTJs
Forms about 3% of the population.
-Julius Caesar
-Bill Gates
-Al Gore
-Nancy Pelosi (U.S. Speaker of the House)
-David Letterman
-George Clooney
-Matt Damon
-Joseph Stalin
"How to Spot your Neighborhood ENTJ"
-Likes to lead other people
-Confident and charismatic
-Excellent strategists
-Very persuasive
-Dominate the business world
-Respect those who stand up to them
-Hates laziness and loathes inefficiency
-Has a rational mind; not very sensitive to emotions
-Believes that a display of emotions is a sign of weakness
-Unsure of how to deal with their own or other's emotions
-May have difficulty with relationships due to above
-Quick thinkers:
ENTPs come up with arguments flawlessly and love to play the devil's advocate.
ENTPs enjoy learning new things and are usually successful in an academic environment.
-Excellent brain stormers:
ENTPs see both sides of the argument and do not get emotionally attached to either argument.
ENTPs are never afraid to suggest new ideas to reoccurring solutions
ENTPs are quick-witted and confident, creating an allure and intriguing people around them.
ENTPs tend to be very excitable when an idea interests them. They can spend hours working to find a solution for one problem.
ENTPs enjoy arguments and see them as mental exercises.
ENTPs are rational people, which can create difficulty analyzing and recognizing other's emotions.
-Can find it difficult to focus:
An ENTPs mind jumps from one idea to another easily, but because of this it can be hard to focus on one idea.
-Dislike practical matters:
ENTPs are more interested in ideas than everyday, practical matters.
ENTPs tend to be dismissive and intolerant to those who do not argue their ideas.
-Bore easily:
routine tasks tend to bore ENTPS, causing their minds to wander easily.
-Things to consider:
-Creative and flexible personalities
-Good social skills
-Need freedom

-What to avoid:
-Being controlled by others
-Managing people
-Routine tasks

Famous ENTPs
-Form around 3% of the population.
-Leonardo da Vinci
-Barack Obama
-Stephen Colbert
-Robert Downey Jr.
-Neil Patrick Harris
-Tom Hanks
-Celine Dion
-Adam Savage (host of Mythbusters)
-Hugh Grant
-Sacha Baron Cohen
-Benjamin Franklin

"How to Spot your Neighborhood ENTP"
-Loves to argue
-Able to jump from one idea to another easily
-Enjoys brainstorming and figuring out all options
-Has lots of ideas but usually don't put forth work to make them reality
-Would rather deal with challenges than day-to-day concerns
-May be brutally honest
-Dislike beating around the bush
-Very rational and does not see much value in emotions
-Very supportive:
ISFJs will always help others, always looking for win-win situations for everybody involved.
ISFJs will work hard and passionately towards a cause they find is just cause.
ISFJs easily get emotionally attached to people or ideas. They will work very hard to help the people they are attached to.
ISFJs do not spend a lot of time with their heads in the clouds, excepting the things that inspire them. If they get inspired, they can spend lots of time in their heads.
ISFJs are careful individuals, always making sure their work is completed to the highest standard.
-Good practical skills: ISFJs may not shy away from routine tasks. This makes them great family people, as they are always ready to take care of their loved ones.
-Humble and shy:
ISFJs do not like to speak their mind or talk about their achievements, especially in a competitive environment.
-Overload themselves:
ISFJs tend to take on too many things at once, causing them lots of stress.
ISFJs take everything you say to heart, making them extremely vulnerable to criticism.
-Reluctant to change:
ISFJs value tradition very highly and do not like to change things, even if it is the most rational option.
-Too altruistic:
ISFJs open hearts often cause them to take on too many things at once, often making them overloaded on other people's work or problems.
-Repress their feelings:
Because of how shy ISFJs are, they tend to repress their feelings instead of showing them in healthy ways.
-Things to consider:
-Good at remembering facts
-In tune with people's emotions
-Very practical
-Service-oriented careers
-What to avoid:
Theoretical careers
-Interior designers
Famous ISFJs
Makes up about 13% of the population
-Jimmy Carter
-George Bush
-Mitt Romney
-Rosa Parks
-Mother Teresa
-Heinrich Himmler
-Dr. Dre
50 Cent
-Kanye West
-Kim Kardashian
-Tiger Woods
"How to Spot your Neighborhood ISFJ"
-Goes above and beyond of what is expected
-Involved in activities they believe will make a difference
-Understate their achievements
-Tend to overload themselves
-Good memory
-Function best in a close-knit team
-More of a traditionalist
-Always puts family first
-Can be overbearing
ISFPs can easily figure out other people's emotions and relate to them.
ISFPs make friends easily and do not have any trouble fitting in.
ISFPs have incredible artistic talent; this is their primary way of expressing themselves.
ISFPs come up with bold and new ideas often, often being seen as trendsetters.
ISFPs love to try out new things. They would rather take risks than miss out on something new.
ISFPs can be quiet, but when something excites them they are very passionate and enthusiastic.
-Low self-esteem:
ISFPs often have low self confidence due to the fact that a lot of their confidence comes from their artistic talents, which some view as less important.
-Academic difficulty:
ISFPs find scientific subjects hard and may fall behind.
-Easily stressed:
ISFPs are very emotional individuals, which can lead to problems when conflict or stress arises.
ISFPs can become very competitive in certain situations, despite being described as shy.
ISFPs do not like long-term commitments and plans, often living entirely in the present and avoid thinking about the future.
ISFPs do not value traditions, rules, or guidelines very much, believing that it only hinders their artistic ability.
-Things to consider:
-Need a creative outlet
-Need a flexible role
-Independent thinkers
-Very competitive
-What to avoid:
-Restrictive roles
-Structured environments
-Freelance jobs
-Tour guides
Famous ISFPs
Makes up about 8% of the population.
-Brad Pitt
-Justin Timberlake
-Ryan Gosling
-Elizabeth Taylor
-Michael Jackson
-Bob Dylan
-Paul McCartney
-Lady Gaga
-Marilyn Monroe
-Britney Spears
-Christina Aguilera

"How to Spot your Neighborhood ISFP"
-Love exploring
-Find it easy to inspire others
-Fiercely independent
-"Free souls"
-Very charming
-Do need time alone
-Sensitive to other people's feelings
-Tends to react badly to criticism
-Can easily connect with people, despite being an introvert
Because of their vast knowledge, ISTJs tend to be good in many areas and challenges.
ISTJs work very hard to make sure their end goals are met and to fulfill their obligations.
-Very responsible:
Promises are very important to ISTJs. ISTJs would rather loose sleep than fail.
-Good at enforcing order:
ISTJs hate chaos, and will come up with rules and structure to get rid of it.
ISTJs rarely loose their temper, and instead look at things from a rational perspective.
ISTJs are good at seeing the ulterior motives people have. They will not sugarcoat things, and do not appreciate being lied to.
ISTJs do not like to admit that they are wrong, even if evidence says so. They are reluctant to accept change, especially if it clashes with their lifestyle and habits.
ISTJs prefer logic over emotions, and view emotions as irrational.
Facts are all that matter to an ISTJ. Somebody who does not know the facts or do not accept them will be looked down upon by an ISTJ.
-By the book:
ISTJs like having a clear set of rules and guidelines.This also means they do not like to break or bend the rules.
-Blames themselves for a lot:
ISTJs have a strong sense of duty which means they will take responsibility for all failures.
-Things to consider:
-Likes tradition
-Enjoys working alone
-What to avoid:
-ISTJs don't like change, so avoid jobs where change happens often
-ISTJs like to do things a specific way, so avoid conflict areas
-Data analysts
Famous ISTJs
Makes up about 13% of the population.
-George Washington
-Sigmund Freud
-Richard Nixon
-Sean Connery
-Elizabeth II
-Natalie Portman
-Jeff Bezos (founder of Amazon)
-Ingvar Kamprad (founder of IKEA)
-Stonewall Jackson
-Dwight D. Eisenhower
"How to Spot your Neighborhood ISTJ"
-Knows a lot of information
-Extremely thorough
-Has incredible patience
-Will put a lot of effort into a task they think is important
-Prefer working alone
-May not participate in social activities if they think they are pointless
-Take responsibility for their actions
-Hard for ISTJs to reveal their emotions or understand them
-Irritated by other's shortcomings
-Value harmony:
ESFJs look for win-win situations to avoid conflict, which makes them easy to get along with.
ESFJs do not like to cause drama or issues unless absolutely necessary, making them very good friends.
ESFJs care about other's feelings, so they are careful to not to offend or hurt anybody.
-Know how to connect with people:
ESFJs are very social individuals and never have problems with making small talk.
-Take their duties seriously:
ESFJs are reliable and hard workers, often putting their duties above their own needs.
-Good with practical matters:
ESFJs do not mind dealing with routine, daily tasks, making sure their loved ones are cared for.
-Obsessed with social status:
ESFJs feel the need to be seen as responsible and successful individuals, which can cause problems as ESFJs will do just about anything to raise their status.
ESFJs like their traditions and worry about what others think is acceptable, causing ESFJs to stay with what they know.
-Do not like to improvise:
ESFJs do not like going outside of their comfort zone because they fear being different.
-Vulnerable to criticism:
ESFJs will be very hurt if somebody close to them criticizes them
-Too selfless:
ESFJs worry so much about others that they can get themselves into trouble with too much work on their hands or otherwise.
ESFJS need to know they are appreciated, so they may seem a bit needy when it comes to compliments.
-Things to consider:
-Does not shy away from repetitive tasks
-Comfortable in social situations
-Good listeners
-Prefer jobs with some level of personal connections
-What to avoid:
-Careers where praise is not received often
-Need to feel like they're helping others
-Medical care
-Social work
Famous ESFJs
Makes up 12% of the population.
-Harry S. Truman
-Gerald Ford
-Sam Walton (founder of Walmart)
-Sarah Palin
-Larry King
-Anne Hathaway
-Selena Gomez
-Sarah Jessica Parker
-Mariah Carey
-Elton John
-Hugh Jackman
-Adam Young
-Randy Jackson
-Vin Diesel

"How to Spot your Neighborhood ESFJ"
-Loves to service others
-Great team players
-Seek harmony
-Will get offended if people are not interested in what they think is important
-Pay a lot of attention to their looks
-Worry about their social status
-Loves to be in authority
-Does not like abstract topics
-Love to talk about other's lives
-Find it difficult to cope with criticism
-Very perceptive
-Take commitments very seriously
-Prefer structure over spontaneity
-Extraordinarily feminine (even in men, though it is shown in different ways)
ESFPs want to experience everything there is to experience, taking in all of life. They do not mind going out of their comfort zone.
ESFPs enjoy standing out in a crowd, and do not care about what others expect them to do.
-Good with people:
ESFPs like talking to people, and never run out of things to talk about.
ESFPs have a good sense of what is artistic, especially when it comes to preforming in front of others.
ESFPs are only interested in practical matters, and hate theoretical or philosophical discussions as they see it is a waste of time.
ESFPs like to live in the present and focus on what's happening right now instead of what may happen in the future, making it easy to catch details in everyday life.
-Can be difficult to focus:
ESFPs get bored quickly and would rather stay entertained, not matter what the situation. This makes long, tedious tasks a struggle.
ESFPs are very emotional people, always letting their emotions show. They will react emotionally in the face of criticism.
-Poor planners:
ESFPs rarely think about the future, and instead live in the now, which means they will hardly ever make plans.
-Always seek excitement:
ESFPs take risks and are self-indulgent, putting the pleasures of the present above stability or plans.
-Have academic difficulties:
ESFPs think school is a waste of time and would much rather work on the creative aspects of life.
-Hate conflict:
ESFPs will do everything they can to avoid conflict, often pretending to be interested when they are not.
-Things to consider:
-Loves excitement
-Interested in other people
-Contact with people is necessary
-What to avoid:
-Strict schedules
-Tedious or repetitive jobs
-Jobs that are not appreciated much
-Medical professionals
-Social workers
-Event planners
Famous ESFPs
Makes up about 7.5% of the population.
-Bill Clinton
-John F. Kennedy
-Ronald Reagan
-Hugh Hefner
-Benito Mussolini
-Steven Spielberg
-Mel Gibson
-Will Smith
-Katy Perry
-Nicki Minaj
-Leonardo DiCaprio
-Harry Styles
-Ringo Starr

"How to Spot your Neighborhood ESFP"

-Love being the center of attention
-Has an impulsive nature
-Can spend hours talking about anything
-Love to cheer people up
-Very observant and can tell if somebody's distressed easily
-Very spontaneous
-Tends to be forgetful
-Would rather have quick satisfaction
-Would rather ignore problems than face them
-Do not like repetitive tasks
-Do not care for complex theories
-Hates planning
-Lives in the present
ESTJs take their responsibilities seriously and will not quit just because it has become boring.
-Likes being in charge:
ESTJs hate chaos and love being able to lay down rules and guidelines to keep things in line.
-Good organizers:
ESTJs are natural team leaders. They know how to manage people and assign tasks as necessary.
ESTJs love stability and security, and do their best to be responsible around family members and friends.
ESTJs have strong beliefs and tend not to give up on them regardless of what others say.
ESTJs prefer straight and to the point answers and will always give the answers to you as simple as they can be.
ESTJs hold on too tightly to their principles and may refuse to look at other points of view due to this.
ESTJs have strong opinions on what is right and what is wrong and do not tolerate any exceptions. They will most likely comment about this behavior, as they think it is their duty to make things right.
-Difficulty with emotions:
ESTJs value facts over emotions, and that leads to having trouble understanding emotions, whether it be others or their own.
-Find it difficult to relax:
ESTJs focus a lot of what others expect of them and just forget to relax.
-Focuses on social status:
ESTJs want to be respected by their friends, colleagues, and relatives. This puts lots of focus on their social status.
-Uncomfortable with new situations:
ESTJs like situations they have been in before. They like staying in their comfort zone.
-Things to consider:
-Has a lot of respect for tradition
-Loyal and dependable
-Like to organize people
-What to avoid:
-A disorganized workplace
-Business Administrators
-Financial officers
-Sales representatives
Famous ESTJs
Makes up about 11.5% of the population.
-Henry Ford
-Hillary Clinton
-Dr. Phil
-Martha Stewart
-Michelle Obama
-Saddam Hussein
-Emma Watson
-Judge Judy
"How to Spot your Neighborhood ESTJ"
-Needs to feel like they belong
-Family values are important
-Will work as hard as they can to fulfill their promises
-Hates cheaters or attempts to "cut corners"
-Not afraid to voice their opinions
-Sticks to their principles
-Honest and direct
-Very stubborn
-Loves facts more than emotions
ESTPs like to push the limits and discover all they can.
ESTPs won't sugarcoat things for you. They prefer to give and receive to the point answers.
ESTPs can notice the little things about somebody's habits and appearances and can quickly tell if something is wrong.
ESTPs like to experiment and come up with ideas of their own.
ESTPs do not place much importance in feelings, and would much rather focus on facts.
ESTPs instinctively know how to make the best of every social situation.
-Do not care about rules:
ESTPs care more about what works or what makes sense to them. They hate being constrained by society.
-Risk takers:
ESTPs do not mind taking risks and enjoy the adrenaline rush.
-Academic difficulty:
ESTPs live off of adrenaline, so they find tasks that require patience and focus difficult.
ESTPs do not care much for emotions so they may seem cold and uncaring when they really know how to deal with emotions.
ESTPs love to be excited, and thus will quickly grow impatient if a topic grows boring.
-Miss the big picture:
ESTPs deal with the now, so they tend to jump in right away and deal with the problem instead of finding out the whole story.
-Things to consider:
-Very impatient
-Good at thinking on their feet
-Very observant
-Loves adrenaline
-What to avoid:
-Repetitive tasks
-Highly structured environments
-Emergency services
Famous ESTPs
Makes up about 4% of the population.
-Winston Churchill
-Theodore Roosevelt
-Andrew Jackson
-Franklin D. Roosevelt
-Donald Trump
-George W. Bush
-Al Capone
-Angelina Jolie
-James Deen
-Taylor Swift
-Robin Thicke
"How to Spot your Neighborhood ESTP"
-Dislikes thinking about the future
-Pick up on people's feelings easily
-Dislikes rules
-Puts personal values above what others think
-Rely on logic, not emotions
-May have unhealthy passions (lots of gamblers are ESTPs)
-May have trouble in school (especially later years)
-Sees theoretical conversations as boring
-Have a good understanding of good and evil
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