Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Personality type - ENTP The Mad Scientist

(extraversion, intuition, thinking, perception...
The Mad Scientist)

Using their primary function-attitude of extraverted intuition (Ne), ENTPs are quick to see complex interrelationships between people, things, and ideas. These interrelationships are analyzed in profound detail through the ENTPs auxiliary function, introverted thinking (Ti). The result is an in-depth understanding of the way things and relationships work, and how they can be improved. To the ENTP, competence and intelligence are particularly prized, both in themselves and in other people.

ENTPs are frequently described as clever, cerebrally and verbally quick, enthusiastic, outgoing, innovative, flexible, loyal and resourceful. ENTPs are motivated by a desire to understand and improve the world they live in. They are usually accurate in sizing up a situation. They may have a perverse sense of humor and sometimes play devil's advocate, which can create misunderstandings with friends, coworkers, and family. ENTPs are ingenious and adept at directing relationships between means and ends. ENTPs devise fresh, unexpected solutions to difficult problems. However, they are less interested in generating and following through with detailed plans than in generating ideas and possibilities. In a team environment, ENTPs are most effective in a role where they can draw on their abilities to offer deep understanding, a high degree of flexibility, and innovative solutions to problems. The ENTP regards a comment like "it can't be done" as a personal challenge, and, if properly motivated, will spare no effort to discover a solution.

In Relationships
Typically good-natured, upbeat and laid-back, ENTPs can be delightful people to be around. They get a lot of enjoyment and satisfaction from interacting with others, and especially enjoy discussing and debating theories and concepts which interest them. They may be prone to initiate arguments because they so enjoy the debate. They are generally fun-loving and gregarious, and can be quite charming. They have a problem with sometimes neglecting their close relationships when they become involved in the pursuit of a new idea or plan.

Ten Rules to Live By to Achieve ENTP Success
  1. Feed Your Strengths! Realize your gift of seeing past the obvious brings you a great capacity to reward yourself and others through your cleverness. Make sure you engage in activities and which can expose this potential at its most valuable level.
  2. Face Your Weaknesses! We all have weaknesses. Recognizing your weaknesses for what they are (without beating yourself up) will give you the power to change your life for the better.
  3. Talk Through Your Perceptions. Discussing what you see with others will them understand where you are coming from, and offer you the chance to discover the ways in which their input can balance your ideas.
  4. Relax and Enjoy the View. Take the time to consider what you have, the gifts life has already brought to you. Try and discover the value and importance of those constant day to day things which support and nourish you.
  5. Be Aware of Others Understand that everyone has their own lives and their own perspectives. Everyone has something to offer. Try to identify people's personality type.
  6. Recognize Norms and Structures Are Necessary. Remember that without the support and constancy of others, no-one can follow their dreams. The path you walk was laid by others, each of its stepping stones created to fulfill a different part of the human need for constancy and security. Without this support structure, you cannot go far.
  7. Get Out of Your Comfort Zone Understand that the only way to grow is to get outside of your comfort zone. If you're feeling uncomfortable in situation because it seems to be going nowhere, that's good! That's an opportunity for growth.
  8. Identify and Express Your Feelings You may have a hard time understanding your feelings. It's important that you try to figure this out. Don't let people down. If you determine that you value a person, tell them so every time you think of it. This is the best way to make them feel secure in your affections, and so to promote a long-lasting relationship.
  9. Be Accountable for Yourself Remember that no one has more control over your life than you have. Don't be a victim.
  10. Assume the Best, But Be Wary. Your positive attitude nearly always creates positive situations. Just remember: to make them lasting and worthwhile you must build them on solid, carefully planned foundations.


  1. reminds me of the book highly effective habits

  2. you are all over the place with those tests son!

  3. bro you werent holding back when you wrote this, i could tell. good job man keep up the quality post.

  4. I would like to be a ENTP because I like being a mad scientist :D

  5. Wow interesting stuff. That might be me..

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  6. False... Dexter did not meet any of these traits :P

  7. This one sounds like a friend of mine. I'll have to get her to take the test and see if this turns out to be her.

  8. Hello lovely :)!

    thanks so much for your comment :)!

    Wish you a great time

    with love

  9. cool and do$
    return favour.. :D

  10. I have a friend who fits this description very well, i'm gonna go tell him he's ENTP!

  11. Being open to others is really a great habit to form. A lot of people tend to keep their problems to themselves far too long.

  12. "Get Out of Your Comfort Zone" Noooooooooooo :(

  13. that was a good read thanks :)

  14. a very interesting read and well laid out too

  15. Nice guide. Informative and in detail. :)

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  17. nice blog
    followed :)

  18. So THAT's what my friend meant when he said I'm a bit of an ENTP...

    Great interesting blog, will follow!

  19. I think this is my type somewhat :)

    Nice tips! thanks

  20. Lol I know right =P Thank you for the read, looking forward to more!

  21. I thought INTJ was the mad scientist

    I think the title given to each personality type changes with the wind

    = \

  22. I'm really liking this blog, good rules to live by. definitely following.

  23. I've taken this test before, but I forgot what I was. :|