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Personality Type ENFP: Inspirer

Inspirers (ENFPs) see life as a creative adventure full of exciting possibilities. They have a good understanding of people, are empathetic, and have a clear insight into the present and future. They need affirmation from others and also give back appreciation. They want to live their lives in accordance with their inner values and standards. Inspirers have a good understanding of how people and groups function. They are persuasive and compelling in pursuing the things they find important. Their enthusiasm can encourage others to bring out the best in themselves.

Preferences of the ENFP:

  • Personal, observant, and convincing
  • Enthusiastic, idealistic, and creative
  • Excellent skills in dealing with people
  • Excited by new ideas but find details boring
  • Flexible, with a wide range of interests and skills

How do others view ENFPs?

Inspirers are often lively and love company. They also invest much attention in open and honest communication, valuing relationships highly. They like to be seen in groups because their enthusiasm and energy are contagious, motivating others.

Others view ENFPs as:

  • Warm
  • Friendly and compassionate
  • Helpful
  • Supportive
  • Empathetic
  • Good with people
  • Curious
  • Full of imagination

Pitfalls & development points of the ENFP:

When Inspirers find themselves in places where they cannot use their characteristics and talents, they can:

  • Express themselves quite intensely about their feelings and value
  • Come up with many enthusiastic ideas but not use or execute them
  • Become incoherent or have difficulty concentrating and get easily distracted
  • Ignore details and procedures

TestGroup's tests & online assessments

TestGroup is the developer of the Bridge assessment instruments, which are high-quality, scientific tests that are applied all over the world. All Bridge instruments have been developed by TestGroup in collaboration with universities in the Netherlands and abroad. TestGroup specializes in predicting work behavior with personality tests, cognitive ability tests and career tests. We advise local and international organizations on the application of online assessments.

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