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Myers-Briggs personality type: ENTJ
Motto: I'll be the boss
Eagles are symbols of power, leadership and strength. ENTJs can share these qualities, often soaring high to generate new ideas and new ways to do things. Others are often willing to follow ENTJs due to their good ideas and their determination to make them happen.
- Can enjoy action and variety.
- Can be imaginative, creative problem solvers.
- Can take charge of situations and people easily.
- Can provide big ideas for better ways of doing things.
Jobs and careers
Lots of Eagles work in:
- High energy, natural leaders usually 'on the go'.
- Ingenious and creative entrepreneurs.
- Usually take pride in their honesty and reliability.
- Enjoy facts and like to focus on a task (may need help learning about tact).
- Can become rebellious and restless when bored - need a channel for their energy and go-for-it, problem-solving attitude.
- They prefer honest feedback to false compliments.
- Can appear to be mature from an early age.
As young people
Often precocious (seem to be more mature than people of their age) and confident (which can be seen by some as big-headed, but it isn't: it's being able to stick up for what they believe in).
As a partner
They can be great fun to be with, though exhausting due to their drive and determination to lead and achieve things.
Over-represented in politics, hospitality, self-employment, managing people or resources, law, finance and consultancy.
Take charge of the things you can do best and delegate the rest; you don't have to do everything.
Inventor, entrepreneur, leader, architect.
Energetic, visionary, direct and organised. Task focused. Can be risk takers.
Strategic and challenging with a desire to stretch themselves and their teams. Tend to like and offer independence to their team members but will expect results in return. Most likely animal to lead from the front.
Want to find out more?
Read more about Myers-Briggs type indicators on Wikipedia. For further information on personality and career choice, see Paul Teiger's 'Do What You Are'. Advice on understanding and improving relationships see Paul Teiger's 'Just My Type'. General books covering all of these topics include David Keirsey's 'Please Understand Me II' , Otto Kroeger's 'Type Talk' and David Hodgson's 'The Buzz'.
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