The 16 Personality Types
Type: ISTJ (Introvert, Sensing, Thinking, Judgement)
Specifics: Quiet, Serious, Practical, Orderly
How This Personality Manifests: This type wants to have order in every aspect of their life. They are realistic and responsible and earn things through dependability.
They respond practically and with logic in any situation. Once a decision is made, they work toward a solution and won’t be distracted.
Type: ISFJ (Introvert, Sensing, Feeling, Judgement)
Specifics: Quiet, Friendly, Committed, Considerate
How This Personality Manifests: This type is very thorough and loyal. They remember the smallest details about others and want to be surrounded by order, both at work and at home.
They will work to create an orderly environment. This group likes to meet obligations and take others’ feelings into consideration.
Type: INFJ (Introvert, iNtuition, Feeling, Judgement)
Specifics: Conscientious, Organised, Looking for Meaning
How This Personality Manifests: They want to understand motivation and work to understand others. This group is committed to values and develop a vision of how to help the greater good.
They seek meaning and want to be connected. When they have a vision, they work hard to see it come to life.
Type: INTJ (Introvert, iNtuition, Thinking, Judgement)
Specifics: Independent, High standards, Innovative, driven
How This Personality Manifests: This group is driven when it comes to using their ideas and seeing them through. They like to observe patterns and develop a long-range perspective based on said patterns.
This type often organises a job and sees it through. They have high standards for themselves and the people around them.
Type: ISTP (Introvert, Sensing, Thinking, Perception)
Specifics: Tolerant, Quiet, Analytical
How This Personality Manifests: This type observes and is interested in cause and effect. They organise facts using principle.
This type values efficiency. They tend to sit back until a solution is found and chosen, then they will work quickly to help the resolution be completed. They like to see a lot of data to determine a solution.
Type: ISFP (Introvert, Sensing, Feeling, Perception)
Specifics: Friendly, Sensitive, Kind
How This Personality Manifests: They like to have their own space and work on their own timeline. They are very loyal to people who share their values.
This group prefers to avoid conflict. They see possibilities and work to understand people.
Type: INFP (Introvert, iNtuition, Feeling, Perception)
Specifics: Loyal, Idealistic, Curious
How This Personality Manifests: This type often want to understand people and help them succeed. However, for their personal life their values have to be matched to their actions and interactions.
This group will be very accepting and can be a good catalyst for new ideas. However, they react strongly when values are threatened.
Type: INTP (Introvert, iNtuition, Thinking, Perception)
Specifics: Quiet, Adaptable, Critical, Theoretical
How This Personality Manifests: These people prefer ideas to socialisation. They are flexible and adapt easily.
This group analyses the situation, looks at it and has a unique ability to focus until the solution is found. They develop logical explanations for their interests.
Type: ESTP (Extrovert, Sensing, Thinking, Perception)
Specifics: Tolerant, Pragmatic, In the Moment, Prefer Action
How This Personality Manifests: This type often learns best through doing. They enjoy the moment and like to have material possessions to show success and provide comfort.
They are pragmatic and want immediate results.This type often do things unexpectedly and prefer action to talk. They are energetic when it comes to action and want to do things that will bring them to results they can see quickly.
Type: ESFP (Extrovert, Sensing, Feeling, Perception)
Specifics: Outgoing, Friendly, Love Life, Use Common Sense
How This Personality Manifests: This group likes working with others and makes the task fun, no matter what they are doing. They are flexible and do well in any group. They tend to learn from whoever they are with and learn best by doing.
This personality type tends to look for the good in a situation, adapt to the group they are in and do what they can. They love life, from people to material comfort.
Type: ENFP (Extrovert, iNtuition, Feeling, Perception)
Specifics: Enthusiastic, Imaginative, Make Connections,
How This Personality Manifests: A person of this type is likely to see lots of possibilities in life, find a pattern in what they are experiencing and tune their actions to the pattern they observe. They look for encouragement and give it to others freely.
This type of person will look for a lot of support and encouragement. They tend to be more verbal and ready to improvise. They also like to support those around them, giving compliments or other recognition when they feel it is due.
Type: ENTP (Extrovert, iNtuition, Thinking, Perception)
Specifics: Resourceful, Alert, Tuned in to Other’s Feelings and Good at analyzing
How This Personality Manifests: This type of person will look at those around them and gauge the situation. They will understand people and how to get things done but prefer to avoid routine whenever possible. They also like to be challenged.
This group looks at the situation and finds a way to handle it efficiently. However, they avoid using the same resolution twice and prefer to find new solutions to new challenges. This group generates a solution and analyzes it for potential success.
Type: ESTJ (Extrovert, Sensing, Thinking, Judgement)
Specifics: Realistic, Decision Makers, Logical and Systematic
How This Personality Manifests: A person of this type usually is quick to take over and is efficient in making sure everyone participates and everything gets done. They prefer rules and order to emotion.
This group usually move quickly when they see a need for something and use their plans to get the job done. They handle the boring and routine stuff as often as the bigger projects. They prefer efficiency and apply logic in all that they do.
Type: ESFJ (Extrovert, Sensing, Feeling, Judgement)
Specifics: Cooperative, Loyal, Observant, Determined
How This Personality Manifests: This type often wants to help others and makes sure that even the smallest tasks are completed because they need to be done. This group like to be noticed for what they do and also work hard to make sure others get what they need.
They look for a task that needs completed and work to do even the smallest job. They work hard and make an effort to keep their environment happy and positive.
Type: ENFJ (Extrovert, iNtuition, Feeling, Judgement)
Specifics: Loyal, Social, Responsible and Responsive to Others, Empathetic and Facilitate Actions
How This Personality Manifests: This personality is very in tune with emotions and responds to the emotions of others, while they manage to provide inspiring leadership. These people often
These people tend to find the positive in a situation and work hard to get others in the group to put in effort and help reach a logical conclusion. These people also pay attention to the emotions of others in a group and react to those emotions as often as to action.
Type: ENTJ (Extrovert, iNtuition, Thinking, Judgement)
Specifics: Honest, Quick Decision Maker, Well-Informed and quick to take Leadership Role
How This Personality Manifests: This personality shows itself in an eagerness and aggression when it comes to sharing ideas. These people tend to see the flaws in a plan and already have a way to create a comprehensive and organized system to resolve situations they face. They tend to like to learn, to plan and to set goals.
This type tends to look for solutions to a problem and address the problem, working efficiently to deal with it in a satisfactory manner.