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All About the INTP Personality Type

Albert Einstien

Isaac Newton
Scientist who discovered gravity

Description of INTPs

INTP's are known as the "Engineers" or the "Architects" of the 16 personality types

They live in the world of theoretical possibilities. They see everything in terms of how it could be improved, or what it could be turned into.

They live primarily inside their own minds, having the ability to analyze difficult problems, identify patterns, and come up with logical explanations.

They are easy going, flexible and adaptable.

INTP's usually prefer not to have to lead or manage people.

INTP's thrive when there are few rules, guidelines and restrictions. They need freedom.

Their internal world is highly structured and logical and does not need structure imposed by the external world.

Being introverted, reserved, objective, and logical, they may appear cold and hard to get to know.

INTPs prefer careers where:
  • Management allows people to be self directed
  • There are several opportunities to demonstrate competence
  • The culture appreciates fair but tough decision making
  • The work offers the opportunity to rapidly change direction and to respond to problems as they arise
  • The work is fun and allows for some spontaneity
  • You can apply your natural ability to focus and concentrate, rather than multitasking
  • The environment allows for freedom and flexibility and is loosely structured without too many rules
  • The environment, culture and pace allow you to consider things fully before having to respond
  • The work allows you to work at a careful steady pace
  • The work involves theory and speculation
  • The work allows you adequate private time to work alone and to concentrate
  • The work involves creativity, imagination and a creative approach to problem solving
  • The work involves looking beyond the present i.e. future possibilities, future products, future actions
  • The work is not limited to what exists today but involves "what may be" and "what could be"
  • The work allows you to utilize your natural ability to analyze and make objective, logical decisions
  • The work allows you to utilize your natural ability to provide others with direction and supervision
  • The environment is more structured and disciplined, being on time and following procedure is considered important

The 16 Personality Types


Careers for the 16 Types


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  • What INTPs value the most in life
  • Specific advice for INTPs for getting along better with other types
  • The natural strengths and weaknesses found in most INTPs
  • What INTPs commonly do to sabotage their career and their relationships
  • What changes in behavior and interests can INTPs expect as they approach mid life

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