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Careers for ENTP Personality Types

Whether you're a young adult trying to find your place in the world, or a not-soyoung adult trying to find out if you're moving along the right path, it's important to understand yourself and the personality traits that will impact your likeliness to succeed or fail at various careers. It's equally important to understand what is really important to you. When armed with an understanding of your strengths and weaknesses, and an awareness of what you truly value, you are in an excellent position to pick a career which you will find rewarding. ENTPs generally have the following traits:

Project-oriented Enjoy generating ideas and theories Creative and ingenious Bright and capable Flexible and Diverse Excellent communication skills Enjoy debating issues with other people Excellent people skills atural leaders! but do not like to control people "esist being controlled by people #ively and energetic$ able to motivate others %ighly value knowledge and competence #ogical! rational thinkers &ble to grasp di''icult concepts and theories Enjoy solving di''icult problems Dislike con'ining schedules and environments Dislike routine! detailed tasks

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Excerpt 'rom Do (hat )ou &re by Paul *ieger and Barbara Barron-*ieger