- Bold. ESTPs enjoy pushing the limits and discovering areas that they have not yet explored, taking risks if necessary.
- Honest and direct. ESTP personalities do not mince their words and prefer direct, honest answers. They see little point in mind games or social niceties.
- Very perceptive. ESTPs can easily pick up changes in someone’s habits or appearance – and they will always know how to use that information to connect to the other person.
- Original. ESTPs enjoy experimenting and coming up with ideas and solutions that no one has thought of before.
- Rational and practical. People with this personality type do not place much importance on feelings, emotions or ideas that are philosophical in nature. ESTPs mostly care about what makes sense and has practical uses.
- Great people skills. ESTPs do not really seek to lead or manage people, but they tend to have excellent networking skills and instinctively know how to make best use of every social interaction.
- Do not care much about rules. ESTPs are more interested in what works or makes sense to them than what is permitted or expected by the society. They loathe being constrained by rules and regulations.
- Take a lot of risks. ESTP personalities do not mind taking risks and enjoy the rush of adrenaline. They may even do that on purpose if they are bored.
- Have difficulties in the academic environment. People with this personality type are very practical, action-oriented and hands-on individuals – they may find it difficult to cope with tasks that require patience, repetition and theoretical knowledge.
- May be insensitive. ESTPs put rationality above feelings and may be quite uncomfortable in emotionally charged situations, not knowing how to deal with other people’s emotions. Likewise, they are likely to have difficulties expressing their own feelings.
- Impatient. ESTPs want to stay excited and their mind is used to jumping from one thing to another, always looking for something more interesting. Consequently, they may find it difficult to remain focused for an extended period of time.
- Often miss the bigger picture. ESTP personalities prefer to jump in and deal with the problem “here and now”, which often causes them to miss the bigger picture.
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