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Myers-Briggs personality type: ENTP
Motto: Hey, I've had another idea!
Falcons are the fastest animals in the world, flying up to about 190 kilometres (120 miles) per hour. ENTPs can also be fast with words and actions, moving quickly from idea to idea and task to task. Falcons migrate and ENTPs often like to try out new experiences. When they speak, falcons are loud and this is usually the case with ENTPs!
- Can communicate easily.
- Enjoy learning new skills.
- Are alert, outspoken and interesting company.
- Can be imaginative, spontaneous, problem solvers.
Jobs and careers
Lots of Falcons work in:
- Enjoy variety/action, get bored easily and move on to something new
- Imaginative and creative with ideas, words, toys and games.
- Often have a good sense of humour.
- Push boundaries and enjoy negotiating changes in the rules!
- Often precocious and risk takers, accident-prone.
- Generally do things at the last minute
- Strive to be unique and 'different', perhaps with their own style.
- Often popular but can be a threat to some teachers/adults who don't appreciate their original thinking!
As young people
They're adventurous, direct and assertive. They tend to ask why.
As a partner
They try hard to impress their partner and they're usually witty and clever company.
Over-represented in I.T., design, law, media, engineering, construction, campaigning, science, musician, stand-up comedy.
Don't judge yourself too harshly; you can be your own worst critic.
Engineer, architect, inventor, creator, advocate, negotiator.
Energetic, visionary, direct and flexible.
Task focused. Can be risk takers. Generally keen to share their thoughts.
Create a fast-paced and fun environment. Like people who can 'fly by the seat of their pants'.
Tend to like and offer freedom and independence to their team members.
Sacha Baron Cohen
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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