The Myers-Briggs Test: Totally Unscientific?

So, this is my current Twitter bio Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital, ENFP, #digitalparenting @digitalfprint @[email protected] which you'll notice includes the Myers-Briggs personality type 'ENFP', and I've always been fascinated by personality tools that can help understand how I can make the most of myself, and understand others better. In chatting with others, there's a strong feeling that Myers-Briggs is little better than horoscopes ... although I've always thought 'well,…

ENFP

In 1999/2000, I completed the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test, which is one of a set of personality tests. There are 16 Myers-Briggs Types, and on the training course I came out, rather inconclusively, as an 'ESFP', although only 'E' was very clear - I was near the edge of all other letters, particularly S/N and J/P. In 2007, I took advantage of the variety of tests online to re-do the test, and came out on…

ENFP (Typelogic)

Extraverted iNtuitive Feeling Perceiving by Marina Margaret Heiss Profile: ENFP Revision: 3.0 Date of Revision: 25 Feb 2005 [The following comes partially from the archetype, but mostly from my own dealings with ENFPs.] General: ENFPs are both "idea"-people and "people"-people, who see everyone and everything as part of an often bizarre cosmic whole. They want to both help (at least, their own definition of "help") and be liked and admired by other people, on bo…

Portrait of an ENFP

The Inspirer As an ENFP, your primary mode of living is focused externally, where you take things in primarily via your intuition. Your secondary mode is internal, where you deal with things according to how you feel about them, or how they fit in with your personal value system. ENFPs are warm, enthusiastic people, typically very bright and full of potential. They live in the world of possibilities, and can become very passionate and excited…

Discover Your Personality.com

ENFPs are: 3rd most frequent among education majors in college. In national sample "Leisure Activities," overrepresented in "Writing," "Appreciating art," "Playing musical instrument," "Listening to music," "Reading" Underrepresented in "Watching TV for leisure" and "Watching TV 3 or more hours per day." Academic subjects preferred: art, English, music. In national sample, lowest of all types in liking work environments where "Everything is done by the book" 1 of 3 highest types in liking "Independence & achievement," "Teamwork,"…