ENTPs are inspired innovators, motivated to find new solutions to intellectually challenging problems. They are curious and clever, and seek to comprehend the people, systems, and principles that surround them. Open-minded and unconventional, Visionaries want to analyze, understand, and influence other people.

They are natural leaders capable of inspiring others to buy ideas. They often choose careers that allow them the personal freedom to use their creativity to generate new ideas and solve problems in a casual environment, where rules and restrictions are kept to a minimum.They get bored very quickly when required to repeat a task or attend to details. They do best when their work is highly conceptual, and allows them to solve problems creatively without having to think through the details.


  • Most Value: Knowledge

  • Appear to Others as: Assertive, competitive, resourceful

  • Strengths: Fearlessness, innovation, adaptability, confidence

  • Areas for Growth: Flightiness, impracticality, breaking norms, procrastination


Other Characteristics:

  • Energizing

  • Communicative

  • Open

  • Strategic

  • Future-Oriented

  • Objective

  • Rational

  • Logical

  • Flexible

  • Curious

  • Informal


Common Careers:

Arts, Entertainment & Media

  • Art Director

  • Graphic Designer

  • Industrial Designer

  • Animator

  • Actor

  • Composer

  • Musician or Singer

  • Producer or Director

  • Editor

  • Translator

  • Photographer

  • Public Relations Specialist

  • Reporter

  • Technical Writer

Business and Financial

  • Financial Analyst

  • Management Consultant

  • Market Research Analyst

  • Advertising Manager

  • Top Executive

  • Operations Research Analyst

  • Advertising Sales Agent

Architecture, Engineering, and Technology

  • Architect

  • Civil Engineer

  • Environmental Engineer

  • Landscape Architect

  • Mechanical Engineer

  • Computer and IS Manager

  • Computer Network Architect

  • Information Research Scientist

  • Software Developer

  • Web Developer



  • Lawyer

  • Private Detective





Science and Medicine

  • Economist

  • Environmental Scientist or Specialist

  • Epidemiologist

  • Geographer

  • Historian

  • Physicist or Astronomer

  • Political Scientist

  • Psychologist

  • Sociologist

  • Survey Researcher

  • Professor or College Instructor

  • Urban or Regional Planner

  • Physician


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