How the 8 Introverted Personalities Show Their Extraverted Side

Introversion and extraversion are opposite ends of the personality spectrum. Few people sit right at the edges of the spectrum, however, and this means that extraverted personality types will show introverted tendencies when they need to and, likewise, Introverts will tap into their less-dominant extraverted side in certain environments and situations. 

Is Perfection Destroying Your Happiness?

“Nobody’s perfect.” Osgood Fielding III from Some Like It Hot

“Practice makes perfect.” Benjamin Franklin

“They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds.” Wilt Chamberlain

Ah, the elusive concept of perfect. We’d all love to meet the perfect person for us. Live in a perfect world. Golf a perfect game.

6 Traits of Highly Productive People

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 19, 2022

Productivity has become a hot topic in recent years. With the shift to remote working, more businesses are looking at ways to make their workforce as productive as possible, even when they’re not in the office. And outside of the workplace, people are looking for ways to manage their ever-busier lives, without resorting to caffeine or missing out on a couple of hours of sleep each night. 

How to Guess Someone’s Personality Type by the Way they Speak

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 10, 2022

When we talk, we give clues about ourselves. From the way we speak to how long we hold eye contact for, we all drop hints and clues about our personality type every time we open our mouths. 

While personality type is very individualized, there are some patterns that can tell you about someone’s personality type from the way they speak. You probably won’t get a detailed reading of someone just by talking to them for a short time, but you can get a pretty good idea of some key character traits that dominate their personality.

What Should an INTJ Look For in a Job?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 15, 2022

Your unique personality type is suited to particular kinds of roles in the workplace. INTJs – people with preferences for Introversion, Intuition, Thinking and Judging – seek work that allows them to implement innovative solutions to complex problems.

INTJs want a career that feels challenging from start to finish, and they can struggle to find it. While all careers require a certain amount of training and skills development, INTJs get frustrated if they get stuck in grunt work. 

INTJ vs ISTJ: How to Tell Them Apart

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on April 20, 2022

The ISTJ and INTJ are similar in so many ways. These personalities appreciate introverted periods of alone time, use their heads instead of their hearts to make Thinking decisions, and like planning and structure to stabilize their daily Judging lifestyle.

The difference between them lies in the way they handle incoming information.

Categories: INTJ, ISTJ

What are the Most Common Enneagram Types for INTJs?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 24, 2022

Most know INTJs as efficient, hardworking, and excellent problem-solvers. As Extraverted Thinking Te-users, these personalities rely on facts and logic to make decisions, and usually prioritize reasoning over feeling. Still, though INTJ types share common characteristics among themselves, no two INTJs look exactly the same.

ENFP and INTJ Compatibility: As Coworkers, Lovers and Friends

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 11, 2022

What good is personality theory if you can’t put it into practice? Below we’ll walk through the specific dynamics of an ENFP and INTJ relationship as coworkers, lovers, and friends. 

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