5 Famous Entrepreneurs and Their Personality Types

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 26, 2021

What makes famous entrepreneurs successful in terms of personality type? Are Introverts or Extraverts more likely to be famous entrepreneurs? Is innovation or tradition more of an asset? Is creativity or leadership more essential? As you’ll see from this small selection, it can be all or any of these traits.

Any personality type could be included in a list of famous entrepreneurs. While Extaverts may be more charismatic, or more visible in the public eye, they don’t necessarily have the advantage over Introverts. 

6 Fictional Characters You'll Relate to if You're an INFP

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 06, 2021

If you’re an INFP personality, or know one, you probably feel drawn to INFP characters in books, movies and t.v. shows. Though the type is fairly rare in real life, there are quite a few INFP characters, because they have striking internal characteristics that make them interesting story heroes. 

What Happens When an INFP Meets Another INFP?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 31, 2021

Since INFPs are one of the rarer personality types, I have not often gotten to know “one of my own kind.” At least, I don’t think I have. 

But I do know what it’s like to live as an INFP. Based on this ‘insider knowledge’,  I think I can make some reasonable conjectures about what might happen when an INFP meets another INFP — and it runs the entire gamut of experiences from total bust to mighty boom!

Here’s what happens when two of these imaginative idealists collide. 

What Is it Like to be an Intuitive-Feeling (NF) Man?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 28, 2021

Intuitive-feelers personality types — those with NF as their middle letters on the Myers and Briggs 16 type test — share many defining characteristics. But divergent life experiences create plenty of variety within the type.

The differences may be observed at the individual level. But they may also be seen through the lens of gender. Intuitive-Feeling men may think, act, and react differently than Intuitive-Feeling women. Not in every instance, but at least in some.

3 Ways INFPs are Misunderstood (and What You Can Do About It)

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on June 17, 2021

We’ve all felt misunderstood at times, especially by personality types different from our own. But if you’re an INFP personality type, you likely have had that experience a lot. INFPs have so much going on inside, but we tend to keep most of what we think and feel hidden, at least until we know someone well. And as introverts, we don’t always express ourselves easily. 

INFPs, Here’s How You Can Break Your Quitting Habit

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on June 03, 2021

INFPs often enter new ventures filled with excitement and anticipation. They convince themselves that this new job/relationship/course/volunteer opportunity/hobby will bring them the happiness and fulfillment they’ve been seeking.

Driven by idealism, high expectations, and energetic enthusiasm, they come in with their hearts and minds open—only to have their hopes dashed when their goals prove more difficult to reach than they imagined. Or when the people they’re involved with, or work with, or try to collaborate with, offer resistance instead of cooperation.

INFP? How to Get People to Actually Listen to You

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on April 26, 2021

If you're having a conversation with several friends or co-workers, and you’re the only INFP in the room, then you probably do more listening than talking. INFPs are really good at listening, and prefer to keep a low profile in a group setting. 

But then you find yourself one-on-one with someone, talking about a subject that’s important to you, with an important person in your life. Now, you really need to have your voice heard. So why is that not happening for you?

The 6 Types of People Who Stress Introverts Out

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 24, 2021

Introverts, like Extraverts, may struggle with their stress levels, but not always for the same reasons. Since the introverted types of the 16-type system are more prone to overstimulation than their extraverted counterparts, certain types of people can unwittingly put you into a stressful response. 

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