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For those who know their profile - here is the next Infographic in our series on MBTI personality profiles. If you are an ENTP you may enjoy finding out just what it is that makes you tick and what careers you are best suited to.
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scan the environment
They see patterns &
for opportunities & possibilities.ENTPs
connections not obvious to others & at times
into the future.seem able to see
Understand how systems
work & are
in manoeuvring within them to
achieve their ends.
enterprising & resourceful
devising creative responses
Are stimulated by diﬃculties,
& plunging into activity, trusting
their ability to improvise.
& are not afraid to try & fail
& try again, perhaps thousands of
Show boldness in the face of
One of the rarer types
3% 2% women
Least likely of all types
to suffer heart disease &
On personality trait
scales, scored as
Among types most
dissatisﬁed with their
work, despite being
among the types with
those with Type A
Commonly found in careers in...
science, management, technology & the arts
ENTPs ARE LIKELY TO BE...
ACKNOWLEDGES & ENCOURAGES THEIR CREATIVITY,
competency & ability to improvise.
LETS THEM EXPERIENCE A VARIETY OF SITUATIONS
ﬁlled with fun, action & excitement.
LETS THEM MEET & HAVE CONSTANT INTERACTION WITH MANY DIFFERENT PEOPLE,
especially those they respect.
CAN BE DONE IN A RAPIDLY CHANGING, HIGH-ENERGY ENVIRONMENT
with signiﬁcant interaction with others.
IS DONE IN A CASUAL & UNSTRUCTURED ENVIRONMENT WHERE THEY HAVE A HIGH
degree of freedom, time off & the opportunity to operate in a spontaneous way.
means doing work that:
other people, seeing how to
MOTIVATE them & assuming
by creating COMPLEX & global
Are enthusiastic innovators
who are enterprising, RESOURCEFUL,
active & energetic
Can improvise on the ﬂy
& come up with creative solutions
rapidly, deal well with fast-paced &
frequent change & enjoy challenges
1. Generate conceptual possibilities
& then ANALYSE them
THE FINAL WORD...
"Don't tell an ENTP that we
can't ﬂy a rocket to Mars,
build a 200-story
communicate over two-way
wrist radios. That will be an
invitation for the ENTP to
prove you wrong."
Type Talk at Work
Are adept at ‘reading’
Respond to challenging problems
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Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron & Kelly Tieger. Do What You Are
Isabel Briggs-Myers, Mary H. McCaulley, Naomi L. Quenk, and Allen L. Hammer. MBTI Manual