The Characteristics Of The Myers Briggs Personality Assessment

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After taking the Myers Briggs Personality Assessment I was labeled an ENFP. An ENFP is extraverted, intuitive, feeling, and perceiving. These qualities make up a person with traits like energetic, outgoing, and good with people. ENFPs are in touch with themselves and have a strong sense of where they want to go in the future which also helps them get what they want. They can typically work logically and rationally, working backwards towards a set goal. ENFPs have both negative and positive traits that I know I possess and demonstrate fairly often. Being an ENFP means that I can connect with others and work with them easily. This personality type helps with the classroom/working environment and collaborating with classmates/ co-workers on…show more content…
In any relationship, smothering is a flaw that no one likes, most especially in friendships and romantic relationships. ENFPs have to be careful about how much they care about the other person becoming overbearing. With family a personality is different because they are so used to how you act since they have been around you from the time you developed that personality. But being manipulative is a negative trait that could hurt some family ties. If a ENFP manipulates a parent or sibling too much, that family member will become annoyed and tend to distance themselves from them as they get older and have less obligation towards them. Also with building relationships comes the difficulty of knowing when enough is enough, typically in the working world. Since ENFPs are so goal oriented, they can be too pushy with how things should be accomplished, which can be negative and stress inducing on the co-worker and supervisors. ENFPs also have to find a good balance between helpful and pushy when establishing any type of…show more content…
I obtain most of the traits that a typical ENFP possesses and are aware of them on a daily basis. I am positively and negatively affected by my personality traits, but for the most part I am benefited by being an ENFP. I have been aware for a long time of the negative traits I acquire and work very hard to keep the effects of them to a minimum. I was very surprised in my research of an ENFP personality type because I found myself realizing the traits that I do possess and how they play out in real world problems. I also discovered some traits that were less dominating in my personality but are still present in certain situation. I believe that the description of an ENFP personality fits me very well and I agree with the outcome of the Myers Briggs Personality
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