ENFPs can be socially awkward




2 Determining personality traits Creativity Imagination Innovative strength Enthusiasm Versatility Charisma Empathy Your strengths Your personality is shaped by the connection between the unconscious and the conscious. This means that you have an unusual freedom in perception and thought, independent of realities that are compelling for others. That makes you versatile and enables great creative power. This results in a wide range of interests and skills. You have good access to inner joy and enthusiasm with a high level of self-motivation. That may make you to become an autodidact. You have an enormous interest in meaningfulness, depth, enigma, in creating meaning, authenticity and truthfulness. They have a good awareness of the subjective character of their own experience of reality and are generally able to represent the individual construction of reality. They live and value authenticity, are highly fascinated by the world and have an insatiable curiosity. You can't help but unfold, live your life richly and intensely. At the same time, you are a person with good integrative skills. You can see topics and people in a big, universal context. They often have astonishing insights into the long-term development potential of people and systems. You can be so enthusiastic and convinced by your ideas that difficulties on the way to the implementation of your projects seem small and insignificant to you. You are tireless in pursuing new opportunities. You are happy to direct your thoughts and ideas towards the future. You love the new. 2

3 They are often expressive, vibrant, full of inner energy, emotionally intense even if this is not always visible to the outside world. If you have found pleasure in something, you are highly resilient. You can see the seemingly impossible in your world so clearly and talk about it so authentically that people stop checking because it is so wonderful to believe in what they are hearing. So you have a strong suggestive power, can inspire, carry you away and instigate. You are a lateral thinker and have innovative strength, can set things in motion, shake traditions and outdated, frozen dogmas. You are strongly oriented towards your own inner values. You are optimistic and like to see the good in people and the world. You have a high level of sensitivity with which you perceive your environment in a multifaceted way. Your weaknesses You often experience inner tensions that result from wanting to be liked as much as your independence is important to you. Sometimes you get bogged down and therefore fail to complete your bold visions. You feel constricted if you have to follow regular procedures for too long. You find it difficult to deal with the necessary details. You hate routine. They tend to evade reality. You shut yourself off from certain necessities. As a result, you will not be able to stick to some projects that sometimes require you to overcome your weaker self. They tend to be unable to assert themselves or to give up too quickly when it comes to the concrete, detailed implementation of their ideas. You can also abuse your special suggestive power and take advantage of others. If you do not learn to organize yourself very consciously, you can slip into a mode of cheating your way through reality. In an immature form, you can appear self-centered, superficial, unstructured, and impressionistic. Since your associative-creative power with your strongly developed intuition is an unconscious process, you can often not convey exactly how you came up with your ideas or coped with your tasks. 3

4 They tend to be impatient, and sometimes have too little grip and persistence. They seem too changeable to others. On the other hand, you are sometimes too good-natured and taken advantage of. Since the world is full of options and the unknown, you tend to be forgetful and unpunctual when your brain is dealing with something more exciting. You tend to be impulsive. Every stimulus wants to be pursued by you. You don't always prepare one hundred percent because you like to rely on your talent for improvisation. They tend to be overconfident and arrogant. They tend not to keep track of issues in great detail. You like to dream in the day. You can use this to forget or suppress something uninteresting or unpleasant. What motivates you You are motivated by an environment of imaginative, creative and interesting people. You feel addressed by variety, liveliness and harmony. It inspires you when you can learn about yourself. Enthusiasm and optimism are powerful triggers for you. You are always looking for new stimuli to live your life as intensely as possible. Your motivation also depends on external factors. You need incentives. You care about others and like people who do too. You like a work environment in which people are not restricted but are invited to participate. Your inner joy in what you do motivates you. You need to identify with the task. You are motivated by unconventional ideas and solutions. You need to interact with others. Conversations and discussions are likely to give you the best ideas. 4th

5 What demotivates you You don't like overly regulated processes, overly tight structures and guidelines, controls and limitations. The formal is generally not important to them; Necessity and limitation can be anathema to you. You also find dealing with the necessary details annoying, if not nerve-wracking. You hate repetitive work that merely maintains the status quo. Positive conflict behavior You promote desired positive behavior and see more future-oriented opportunities than past mistakes. In a conflict, your strong internal value system shows you the way. You tackle problems and want to resolve conflicts quickly. However, you do not always follow this up to the end with the ultimate consequence. It is one of your strengths to be able to bring different characters together and to mediate between them. You criticize appreciatively and expect the same from others. In critical situations you are creative, unbureaucratic and find quick solutions. When solving problems, it helps you to recognize complex relationships and to be able to represent them in a simple manner. In difficult times, people you like and trust will give you the stability you need. Negative conflict behavior You tend to take criticism too personally. Negative, painful feelings are sometimes suppressed by you. You have difficulty following a problem to its final conclusion. They have a tendency to have destructive, demotivated reactions to overload. 5

6 Your role in the team You are a team player. You actively seek encounters with people. You integrate others and support them in their work. Originality and authenticity are important to you in your relationships. They do not want to be controlled, nor do they have the need to control others. You give your team members and managers recognition, attention and appreciation. They are ready to help anyone with their problems. They infect and inspire others with their enthusiasm. They take into account the needs and interests of others. You are good at communicating and pooling potential. You are adaptable. Clear, humanistic team values ​​are very important to you. They often give a community charm and charisma. You are good at promoting and motivating. They like to help people develop. Your talents in the organization You are happy to be responsible for the start phase of a campaign. You are a lateral thinker. Through your creativity, your vision of opportunities and your sense of systematicity, you initiate changes, enable alternatives and further development, both with regard to topics as well as people and systems. You can quickly grasp situations speculatively. You have good anticipation. You have the 7th sense and can intuitively decide what is right or wrong. You can concentrate on the essentials. Your wide perceptual focus enables you to see a lot beyond what is happening at the moment. You also take in the atmosphere and psychological structure in the company. You are highly resilient if the work is enjoyable and makes sense. You will also find quick and often unconventional solutions based on your intuition. 6th

7 You are committed to humanitarian goals. You are quick to grasp. You need and encourage a flexible, exciting, constantly changing work environment. You act energetically. You like positive challenges associated with a great goal. Your ideal boss You want to be able to trust her and learn how you can improve your intuition even further in order to be able to use your creativity in the best possible way. Otherwise there will be a competitive situation. It should give you a lot of freedom and freedom and give you personal responsibility. The manager should always provide you with new stimuli: new topics, new methodological concepts, new strategies to keep you happy. Your stamina should be strengthened. They don't like rules that are too rigid. They have to be meaningful and useful, but they shouldn't hinder curiosity. Rules and norms must not jeopardize your autonomous action and learning. Authentic behavior is a very important criterion for you. You need an intensive, professional and personal discussion at eye level from the manager. Your manager should help you to set priorities. Your behavior as the boss Your management style is energetic, enthusiastic, participative, cooperative, ambitious and permissive. Through your skills in dealing with people and your understanding of overarching relationships, you have good overall leadership potential for teams with committed and independent employees. You behave in an appreciative manner and can create trust. You make good decisions and you see your choices through. They often have amazing insights into people's development opportunities. They are good listeners and empathetic. They integrate people. They are curious about what motivates others and how their strengths will advance the company. You have a high sense of responsibility. Sometimes you delegate poorly due to unclear task definition 7

8 When you start to speak and embellish your language, you have a very great charisma. They listen to you, they believe what you say. You are too good-natured. As a result, it can happen that you treat employees differently in the same problem situation. You flee when everything goes against the grain. They are difficult to predict. You don't even know what to do next. Difficulties arise when you abuse your suggestive powers. You can become a seducer who skillfully uses the secret desires of those around you in order to secure your help. With your strength for tolerance and acceptance, you can think outside the box. If you allow too much, it can appear disoriented and chaotic to others. If the given structure becomes too rigid and too narrow, you tend to break away. How others communicate with you should like to talk about the positive, the creative, the new. You like to be provocative and like irony and other kinds of subtlety. You like to communicate first on the relational level, then on the factual level. You like a natural language and style in conversation. You like inspiring, positively motivating, rapturous words. You don't need a lot of details to understand content. That's why you like it when the other person gets to the point quickly. They tend to embellish experiences and ideas and like lively, stimulating conversations. You will also learn more about yourself through discussions with interesting and competent interlocutors. What others should avoid when communicating with you You are bored of lengthy, cumbersome explanations that don't get to the point. You don't like to be approached too harshly, directly, impersonally and harshly. Then you can get impatient and wander. Dishonesty and lack of authenticity bothers you very much. 8th

9 Criticism should be communicated in an appreciative manner. How you can best learn Process-based learning, combined with active doing and trying things out, is also ideal for you with others. For you, learning means living and experiencing, creatively and innovatively. You learn motivated from the inside out, according to fascination. You are a model and idea learner. You learn well from prototypes and pattern orientation. You can handle complexity well. It is vital for you to understand things in context. An integrative learning style with an alternating, creative variety of methods from reading to discussion to movement is important so that your intuition and your deep inner feeling are activated. This will also help you get used to repetitions. You sometimes find it difficult to put your thoughts into words because the parallel processing of information (consciously and unconsciously) makes it difficult to focus. Your direction of perception goes from the surface to the detail with a high tendency to error when recording. (Oh, I overlooked that. I was too fast.) Exploring, mastering and conquering are strong motives for learning, also from an intellectual point of view. They prefer to learn casually, with an interest in the situation and do not like frequent repetitions when it is or becomes uninteresting. They have a low tolerance for frustration in studying and need quick results. You have a hard time just memorizing. You have to become aware of the content and need a holistic understanding and thinking. The personal good relationship with the teacher also plays a role. If he has an emotional expression, it increases your ability to concentrate. If you grow yourself through holistic and deeply understood new knowledge, you will be able to take a more differentiated view as a result. You learn by making hypotheses and predictions. Sometimes you provoke to find out what happens. You perceive more signals that match the goal. This applies to both positive and negative forecasts and expectations. Warning: low tolerance for frustration! 9

10 How to behave under stress When you are under stress, you go beyond your limits, accept too many commitments and feel accordingly overworked and inundated. They become emotional, highly sensitive and eventually feel that nobody cares about them anymore. You try again and again to organize the contradicting aspects into a large, harmonious whole. If you are very stressed, you initiate total withdrawal and fall into a negative worldview, become depressed, sad and desperate. You may feel responsible and guilty for not doing more. In worrying about others, you no longer take care of yourself. You try all possible options. The field of vision becomes narrow, and small things become huge problems. Which roles and professions suit you, you would do well to look for and take on special challenges in your private and professional environment. Your need for autonomy calls for a work environment in which you can develop as freely as possible. You like jobs where you can communicate with others and make your contribution to the development and advancement of others. You can find people of your type above average in consulting and teaching professions as well as in the creative and versatile and equipped with a wide range of skills, you can be successful in almost all areas if the task has piqued your interest. You have good leadership skills and are often willing to take risks. Therefore, people of your type can also work as freelancers or entrepreneurs. One of your strongest skills is creative thinking. That is why you often work in professions that offer versatility and flexibility, i.e. plenty of room for new solutions and ideas. Activities with speed and flexibility are of great importance to you. 10

11 service-oriented industries, such as communication, advertising, marketing or the arts. Research and development are also your thing. How you can develop yourself Trust in your potential, such as innovative strength and the ability to solve problems effectively. Be curious to be authentic and intrigued. But looking ahead can also mean work. As you learn to focus better when your thoughts wander or when things get boring, you are less likely to dawdle. Develop good stamina. Implement good time management for greater efficiency and effectiveness. Don't be too impulsive. You don't have to pursue every idea. Try not to chase every positive situation.Sometimes you don't know exactly why you achieved something. This has to do with the strong unconscious control of your personality. Perhaps the solution came about in an act of creation, situationally, intuitively. It takes a great deal of trust in the creative power of your own unconscious, in your own. Do not take on too many things at once. Prioritize well. Pay more attention to important details and accept necessary routines. If you show yourself ambitious here, you will develop into an expressive personality. Discomfort is also part of achieving a goal. Don't run away from the (small) negative things of everyday life. Fight your way through. This is the only way to achieve the really big goals. Don't start a new project until the old one is finished. Ease, lust and joie de vivre as well as down-to-earth, perseverance and prudence should complement and relate to each other. Because of your high sensitivity and intensity of perception, despite your extraversion, you need regular retreat and solitude in order to collect and center yourself. Investigate your premonitions. You feel what is right. 11

12 Driving force and spontaneity to maintain your self-confidence. Documentation helps to reduce uncertainties in this regard and at the same time provides a reality check. 12th