The INTP's Guide To Making the Most of College

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 14, 2015

As an INTP, it can be a struggle to get through college. Deciding on a major when you want to learn a bit about everything can be stressful. Combine that with going to classes that are sometimes stale and uninspiring, and you are likely to see some apathy set in.

Now, I can't tell you there's a quick fix solution to the problem, but I do have some tips for what helped me get through it.

Category: INTP

Four Tips for Dealing with a Competitive Friendship

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 12, 2015

Humans are social animals and friendships are vital to our health, happiness and well-being. But if you want to be happy, having lots of friends is much less important than having good friends - loyal and trusted companions who are genuinely happy for you when things are going OK and genuinely supportive when things are falling apart.

4 Steps for ENTPs Who Want to Make Their Ideas a Reality

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 07, 2015

As an ENTP, you love to brainstorm and take great pleasure in throwing out a never-ending stream of bold new ideas. Yet how many times have you failed to implement an idea because you couldn't manage the mechanics of it? Assembling the pieces is grunt work - something you will avoid at all costs. And it leads to a bunch of missed opportunities.

If you want your plans to see the light of day, you're going to have to hack your own personality code. Here are four tips that will help you get your ideas from concept to reality.

Not So Rare: Feeler Men and Thinker Women

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 05, 2015

Women are kind and empathetic, but also cry too much and think with their hearts, rather than their heads. Meanwhile, men are rational creatures who inherently know how to lead and do math.

Psych! You were worried for a second, weren’t you? Don’t worry—not trying to perpetuate gender stereotypes here. Quite the opposite, actually.

The 5 Styles of Handling Conflict in the Workplace (And Which Ones Actually Work)

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 30, 2015

You’ve probably heard that conflict is an unavoidable part of life, and it is.

People are different and want different things at different times. As such, our desires and viewpoints are guaranteed to clash with those of our fellow earthlings from time to time.

Conflict in the workplace is even more of a sure bet, perhaps because work is inherently competitive, and many of us derive a good bit of our sense of self from work.

5 Careers for INTJs Who Don’t Have a College Education

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 30, 2015

What do lawyers, auditors and engineers have in common? It's not the opening of a really bad joke. These professions top the list of INTJ-friendly careers. And along with just about all the suggested careers for INTJs, they require many years of education and killer hours to boot.

So what do you do if college isn't an option? Here are five careers with INTJ written all over them - no college degree required.

4 Ways Feeling Leaders Can Make The Most of Their Strengths

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 23, 2015

For many businesses, objectivity and tough-mindedness are the nuts and bolts of leadership. Empathy — the ability to manage through emotional intelligence — is seen as softer and therefore undesirable. Yet the idea that a leader can sit in the corner office and bark orders is long gone. Leaders who have taken the time to cultivate meaningful connections with people have a far greater chance of rallying the troops, increasing morale and boosting productivity.

The 5 Highest-Earning Careers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 23, 2015

Everyone knows that doctors, lawyers and accountants command huge pay packets. But what if you’re itching for a high-paying career that isn’t so run-of-the-mill?

Luckily, there are plenty of less conventional positions out there. We’ve rounded up five jobs that are pretty far off the beaten trail — all with great salaries.

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