ENFP – The Inspirers

The curious, optimistic, risk-taking and insightful type. They are especially attuned to possibilities that involves peoples potential. They usually have a lot of relations and are very perceptive and often unconventional.

They prefer the start-up phase of a project or relationship, and are tireless in their pursuit of new-found interests. ENFPs are able to anticipate the needs of others and to offer them needed help and appreciation. They bring zest, joy, liveliness, and fun to all aspects of their lives. They are at their best in fluid situations that allow them to express their creativity and use their charisma. They tend to idealize people, and can be disappointed when reality fails to fulfill their expectations.

They enjoy working together with people and to make use of their enthusiasm. Lonely work and environments with many distractions make them scattered and often gloomy feeling overwhelmed and makes them withdraw further. They are easily frustrated if a project requires a great deal of follow-up or attention to detail.

Common careers: Actor, Musician, Dancer, Artist, Photographer, Event Coordinator, PR Specialist, Psychologist

Notable ENFPs: Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, Julian Assange, Ralph Nader, Ray Kurzweil, Walt Disney, Anne Frank, Neil Strauss, Ellen DeGeneres, Keira Knightley, Jerry Seinfeld, Sharon Stone, Stephenie Meyer and Jar-Jar Binks.