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Personality Type ESFP: Performer

Performers (ESFPs) love company and having fun; they are often exuberant enjoyers of life. They live in the present and take pleasure in people, food, clothing, animals, nature, and activities. They rarely bother with rules and try to find new ways to meet their own needs or the needs of others. They can collaborate well and enjoy doing their work in the most enjoyable way, preferably with a lot of fun. Performers are interested in people and new things and experiences. They like to learn new things by doing them, often immersing themselves in activities to learn something new.

Preferences of ESFP (Performer):

  • Sharp and observant
  • Practical, realistic, and 'to the point'
  • People-oriented and enjoy having fun
  • Live for the moment, love new experiences
  • Likely to be the center of attention in social situations

How others view ESFPs?

Performers (ESFPs) are often characterized as real enjoyers of life, making them pleasant company. They are exuberant and enthusiastic, which attracts other people. They don't often plan things ahead; they trust their ability to improvise and respond quickly to situations. They dislike structure and routine, always seeking new things.

Others see ESFPs as:

  • Resourceful
  • Friendly
  • Helpful
  • Fun-loving

Pitfalls and development areas for ESFPs:

If Performers find themselves in a situation where they cannot use their traits and talents, they may:

  • Become scattered
  • Make impulsive decisions
  • Struggle to meet deadlines
  • Prioritize fun over work
  • Avoid difficult or complex situations
  • Take others' decisions too personally

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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