What Are the Most Common Enneagram Types for ENFPs?

When my sister first told me that she had also tested as an ENFP, my immediate thought was that she was dead wrong. 

Clearly, I am the one and only true ENFP! (Sounds just like an ENFP thing to say, yeah?) 

I went through all of the deep ENFP knowledge I’ve learned in my years studying personality theory. I took each letter one by one, dug into the cognitive functions, and even compared both of us against characters of the TV show Friends to make my case. 

ENFP vs. INFP: How to Tell Them Apart

As an ENFP personality, I have questioned whether or not I’m actually an Extravert multiple times. It was incredibly helpful to read the ENFP Survival Guide by Heidi Priebe (she also has one for INFPs!) and discover some key differences between the two. For example, the ENFP is the most introverted of the extraverted personality types. Pretty cool, huh? 

Categories: INFP, ENFP

4 Fictional Characters You’ll Truly Relate to if You’re an ENFP

It is no secret: we are wired for stories. Fiction allows us to stress-test and learn vicariously through relatable characters and fascinating worlds. 

If you’re an ENFP personality, chances are you’ve been disappointed by other articles that point to Michael Scott or Ron Weasley as your fictional personality counterparts. As engaging as these characters are, I’m guessing that you don’t want to be associated with the universally inappropriate boss or the insecure sidekick.  

Tips to Recover from Burnout, Using your Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 16, 2021

My experience with burnout, not once but twice, shifted the trajectory of my career forever — although it affected me differently each time. The first time I was exposed to prolonged workplace stress, a career change was already overdue; I just didn’t know what the change should be. So, leaving wasn’t something I would regret. I simply gave my notice and picked up some temp work while I figured out my next steps. 

The second time was different, very different.

5 Benefits of Personality Testing for Job Hunters

Job hunting is an exhausting process no matter what point in your career you are at. But you’re not alone when it comes to feeling uncertain, self-conscious, or frustrated about the entire process of searching for a new job. While any job hunter, seasoned or new to the workforce, can feel uncomfortable searching, applying, and interviewing for jobs, personality testing can help you put things into perspective and bring you a little peace about which jobs are worth pursuing.

Am I an Introvert or an Extravert? How to Tell the Difference

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 14, 2021

Many people think Extraverts like to talk all the time, while Introverts prefer not to talk at all. Superficially this might seem true, but it is a stereotyped version of the differences that mark the Introvert vs. Extravert dividing line.

How Does Personality Develop in Childhood?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 12, 2021

This blog post is part of our Fundamentals of the Enneagram series, which takes a deeper dive into all the Enneagram elements - wings, arrows, subtypes, centers of intelligence, growth pathways and more. For an overview of the series, start with our introductory post, then check out our story on defenses here.

 

5 Things To Do If You're Second-Guessing Your Personality Type

While anyone could write off personality tests as just a form you have to fill for work, or a silly pastime from high school days, these reports can also be a powerful self-growth tool. After all, it’s always fun and validating to realize more people see the world in a similar way to you.

10 Myers-Briggs Stereotypes and Why They are Wrong

Each of the 16 personality types has its strengths, struggles, and unique qualities. However, like with any other label, it has become common for certain stereotypes to come up when discussing different types within the 16-type system. Although these stereotypes may stem from surface-level facts, they can be harmful, limiting, and untrue.

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