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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 INFP you may enjoy finding out just what it is that makes you tick in the world of work and what careers you are best suited to.
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make a priority of clarifying
in congruence with them. They make
"STILL WATERS RUN DEEP.”
their values & livingINFPs
decisions based on their values
of self-understanding, individuality & growth.
Fascinated by opportunities to explore the
– their own & that of others.
complexities of human personality
authenticity, true connection
Value relationships based on depth,
& mutual growth.
on possibilities for positive change
in the future.
Enjoy reading, discussing & reﬂecting
9th most common type
4% 5% women
Among least likely of all
types to suffer heart
Second highest of all
types to report marital
Among types most likely
to be dissatisﬁed with
Personal values include
Autonomy & Creativity
Over-represented in ...
occupations in counseling, writing & the arts.
Idealistic & loyal
to their ideas
INFPs ARE LIKELY TO BE...
IS IN HARMONY WITH THEIR OWN PERSONAL VALUES & BELIEFS
& allows them to express their vision through their work.
IS DONE AUTONOMOUSLY, WITH PLENTY OF UNINTERRUPTED TIME,
but with periodic opportunities to bounce their ideas off people they feel respect them.
DOES NOT REQUIRE THEM TO PRESENT THEIR WORK FREQUENTLY IN FRONT OF
groups of people or be called upon to share before it is completed to their satisfaction.
ALLOWS THEM TO HELP OTHERS TO GROW & DEVELOP
& realise their full potential.
means doing work that:
IS DONE WITHIN A FLEXIBLE STRUCTURE WITH A MINIMUM OF RULES,
letting them work on projects when they feel inspired.
capable of great concentration &
output when fully ENGAGED.
Faithful in fulﬁlling obligations
related to PEOPLE, work, or ideas to
which they are committed.
Recognise & honour
the EMOTIONAL & psychological
needs of others.
Involved in work that contributes
to both their own GROWTH & inner
development & those of others.
1. Curious about ideas
& quick to see CONNECTIONS &
THE FINAL WORD...
INFPs "care deeply—
passionately—about a few
special persons or a
favorite cause, and their
fervent aim is to bring
peace to the world and
wholeness to themselves
and their loved ones."
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Work in bursts of energy & are
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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