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.
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.
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.
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.
Of the four personality preferences, the gap is widest between Sensors and Intuitives. While the population is split roughly 50/50 on the other dimensions, a full 70% of people prefer Sensing over Intuition. This can lead to quantum differences in personality, and Intuitives may spend a lifetime feeling like the odd man out.
Because Intuitives are the minority, the onus is on them to adjust to the Sensor way of thinking. Here are some points to help you overcome the communication barrier so you can start enjoying a Sensor's company.
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.
Unpredictable as weather, INFJs are difficult characters to peg down. Intensely private, but with a strong desire to share themselves with the people they trust. Highly idealistic, but with a deep sense of justice that prevents them from using their energy for personal gain. These contradictions become especially apparent when an INFJ is facing conflict. Although they will do everything they can to keep the peace, if conflict is unavoidable, they can fight back in quarrelsome, irrational ways.
First jobs rarely turn out to be dream jobs. Most people, no matter how ambitious, accept that they’re going to be doing the schlep work during the early years of their career. But what happens if you can’t stomach the arduous and mundane grunt work? How is a hungry, gold-star, leadership-inclined employee like you to survive the entry-level merry-go-round?
The answer is simple — you’re going to seize every opportunity that comes your way. Here’s how to tackle an entry-level job with grace, while putting your dazzling leadership skills in the spotlight.
If I were to assign a relationship status to my anxiety and myself, it would be “It’s complicated.” You see, I don’t know if I have an anxiety disorder or not.
I’m on an anti-anxiety medication, but this is the United States of America, year 2015, so having a prescription for a drug does not mean you have a disorder. Besides, is there even such a thing as an anxiety “disorder” in the first place?
At last, the dog days of summer are subsiding. Fall is on its way, bringing with it cooler temperatures and fresh new beginnings. Back-to-school reminders are everywhere - in malls, stores and even on television. For some, seeing those cute youngsters toting backpacks and waiting at school bus stops will remind them of happy times. For others? Those scenes may trigger memories of unending torture.