(from 123test.com) 7/31/2011
Your Jung personality type is stereotyped as The Messenger
An ENFP at-a-glance
You are a charming, effervescent and people-oriented individual. You have a contagious enthusiasm and love to inspire others to greater things. You see potential in everyone and in every situation.
People are naturally attracted to you - they see you as passionate, inspirational and lively. You have an exceptional ability to intuitively understand a person after a very short period of time. You use your intuition and flexibility to relate to others on their own level - to be on the same wavelength.
You live in a busy world of possibilities where your imagination runs free and each and every day is important. You just can't bear to be left out of anything! For you, diversity is the universal key to happiness in life - you enjoy many different types of friends, interests and experiences.
Your probable contributions to an organization
Each Personality Type has a different set of skills, talents and attributes that they bring to an organization, group or relationship. Here is a list of those most commonly associated with Personality Types like you - ENFP.
- Brings a special brand of warmth, graciousness, enthusiasm, color and vivaciousness to an organization.
- Seeks variety, challenge, diversity, novelty and ideas.
- Easily handles and excels in ambiguous situations.
- Has little hesitancy in becoming involved in different projects - does not hold back.
- Is committed to the progress and growth of people.
- Is so versatile they can do many different types of tasks.
- Brings positive attitudes, passion and ongoing inspiration to almost any endeavor.
- Is masterful at troubleshooting, putting out fires and finding innovative routes towards goals.
- Tends to get interested in other projects before current ones are completed.
- Easily sees and grasps all the future possibilities in a situation, especially for the people involved.
- Frequently originates projects and activities.
- Is drawn to harmonious environments and opportunities to interact with others.
- Delegates work to others.
- Will consider a schedule, but avoids tight timetables.
- Enjoys focusing on the big picture.
- Easily spots what is fake, a scam or destructive.
- Is highly people-oriented.
- Is unafraid of change and is often a catalyst for it.
- Is strongly loyal, particularly to the people of an organization.
On a team
Some people work well on teams, others work best on their own. Understanding the personality types of team members provides information about how individuals are likely to carry out their work and interact with each other. Given your personality preferences, the following are the strengths (and possible weaknesses!) you will most likely bring to a team:
- Has an infectious excitement that inspires others.
- Contributes creative ideas along with humanitarian values and limitless potential.
- Constantly empowers and validates others and their contributions.
- Allows team members to share and express themselves.
- Is terrific at integrating people, resources and overall vision.
- Makes a team member feel understood, appreciated and part of the team.
- Has little patience with the small details, preferring to concentrate on the larger picture.
- Needs others to set the best timelines and deadlines.
- Can sometimes lead the team off-track because he/she is able to see so many possibilities in a project.
- Is often optimistic about time schedules and workload, sometimes promising more than what is do-able or reasonable.
- Is irritated by team members who think or perceive things negatively or have a narrow focus.
- Is irritated by team members who do not respect others.
- May distract the team from its purpose by constantly expressing random thoughts and sharing multiple solutions out loud.