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What is INFP Personality Type According MBTI Typology
INFP personality type is one of the sixteen personality types according to the MBTI typology. INFP is referred to as “Dreamer”.

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INFP personality type is one of the sixteen personality types according to the MBTI typology. INFP is referred to as “Dreamer”.

The basic characteristics of this personality type are:

  • Idealist and dreamer, prone to sadness, slightly vulnerable
  • Submissive, loyal and selfless
  • Dreams of living in a perfect world
  • Tends to failure in focus, because escapes into fantasy
  • Doesn’t tolerate stress, pressure or threats
  • Doesn’t like the limelight
  • Looks for understanding and communication of souls
  • Empathy and consideration of others

Kroeger, Thuesen and Rutledge indicate following characteristics and recommendations:

At work: protects values of the organization and represents a moral authority Professional development: needs to understand that conflicts are part of life and need to learn to solve them Leadership position: supports the values of the organization, sensitively controls co-workers

INFP personality type in practice: Every type of person is suited for different work. People with INFP personality type usually excel in organizations in the following professions:

  • Assistant
  • Corporate Psychologist
  • HR specialist
  • Lecturer / Instructor
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Office manager
  • Personnel
  • Receptionist
  • Specialist for Development and Education

Following important people had the INFP personality type:

  • George Orwell - author, journalist
  • J. R. R. Tolkien - writer
  • John F. Kennedy, Jr. - lawyer, journalist, publisher
  • Princess Diana - Princess of Wales
  • William Shakespeare - English poet and playwright

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Last update: 12.10.2016

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