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ENTP careers

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ENTPs at work

People with ENTP preferences are good at noticing patterns that other people might not see. They draw connections between seemingly unrelated things—an approach that is likely beneficial in certain careers and may even influence their career choices.

ENTPs enjoy jobs that provide new challenges every day. They tend to avoid careers with lots of structure or routine, focusing instead on fast-paced and high-energy fields that are likely to provide some degree of autonomy. They can then create their own schedules and find their own ways of doing things.

ENTPs thrive in a wide variety of careers. It is often better for them to find careers where they can solve problems and fuel their curiosity, rather than limiting themselves to one industry or field.

Career trends for ENTPs

There isn’t a single industry that tends to appeal to people with ENTP preferences. Instead, they’ll generally focus on specific systems and how they can improve them.

For example, they could enjoy working in a fast-paced, solution-oriented career as a politician, a professor, or a lawyer. Many ENTPs have careers that encourage them to think outside the box and advise others about new ways of doing things.

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Leadership style of ENTPs

People with ENTP preferences make up 8% of the world’s leaders—a larger percentage than most other personality types. Charismatic and innovative, they can generally come up with creative solutions simply by observing patterns in the world around them.

It can be difficult for others to keep up with ENTPs. As leaders, they often need to communicate well to avoid becoming overly critical of others.

ENTPs on a team

People with ENTP preferences tend to look for ways to improve the current way of doing things. They’re open to all possibilities and don’t mind hearing other people’s opinions.

Once they decide on a chosen direction, they’re good at rallying others to get on board. In a team without an existing hierarchy, they may start to take on the role of the leader, which could upset other members of the team.

Overall, ENTPs are concerned with getting the job done. As long as they communicate clearly and keep their ego in check, they can often help a team succeed in ways that others will appreciate.

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