Saturday, June 2, 2012

My Personality Test : ESFP - The Entertainer (

ESFP - The Entertainer
SP Temperament - The "Creators"

SPs are observant, experiential and primarily driven by sensation. They are flexible, aesthetically-aware, "here and now" people that, with hardly a moment's notice, will go where their senses lead. SPs naturally make an effort (with a realistic approach) not to miss an opportunity that may prove to be thrilling, pleasing or otherwise valuable. SPs are are laid back, open-minded and love to feel alive. They have a tendency toward athletics and anything that involves creating or crafting.
Extraverted (E)
Extraversion is a preference to focus on the world outside the self. Extraverts enjoy social interactions and tend to be enthusiastic, verbal, assertive, and animated. They enjoy large social gatherings, such as parties and any kind of group activity. Extraverts are likely to enjoy time spent with people and find themselves energized by social interaction.
Extravert Characteristics
  • Gregarious
  • Assertive
  • Talkative
  • Social/outgoing
  • Likes groups, parties, etc.
  • Energized by interaction
  • Expressive & enthusiastic
  • Volunteers personal information
  • Distractable
  • Has many friends
  • Easy to approach

Sensing (S)
Sensing people process data with their five senses, so the Extraverted Sensing function allows a person to process life through their experiences. It is the ability to be keen to what is seen, smelled, touched, heard and tasted. It is energized by experience and it is able to live "in the moment."
Sensing Characteristics
  • Concrete
  • Realistic
  • Lives in the present
  • Aware of surroundings
  • Notices details
  • Practical
  • Goes by senses
  • Factual 

Feeling (F)
Feeling refers to how people make decisions. Feeling people are subjective and make decisions based on principles and values. They are ruled by their heart instead of their head. Feeling people judge situations and others based on feelings and extenuating circumstances.
Feeling Characteristics
  • Decides with heart
  • Dislikes conflict
  • Passionate
  • Driven by emotion
  • Gentle
  • Easily hurt
  • Empathetic
  • Caring of others
  • Warm

Perceiving (P)
Perceiving is the preference outwardly displayed. Perceiving people are flexible, like to keep their options open and think randomly. They like to act spontaneously and are adaptable. Perceivers like to keep things open ended.
Perceiving Characteristics
  • Adaptable
  • Relaxed
  • Disorganized
  • Care-free
  • Spontaneous
  • Changes tracks midway
  • Keeps options open
  • Procrastinates
  • Dislikes routine
  • Flexible

ESFPs are cooperative, "here and now" people-persons that enjoy excitement and love new adventures. Because of their highly social nature, they are especially lively when they are the center of attention and hate being alone. ESFPs have a practical side that allows them to finish work efficiently and are often good problem solvers.

ESFP Career Matches
ESFPs are often happy with the following jobs which tend to match well with the Entertainer/Creator personality.
    • Actor
    • Artist
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Coach
    • Comedian
    • Church Worker
    • Child Care
    • Entrepreneur
    • Fashion Designer
    • Human Resources
    • Interior Decorator
    • Lawyer/Attorney
    • Musician
    • Marketer
    • Painter
    • Psychologist/Counselor
    • Photographer
    • Recreation Worker
    • Receptionist
    • Systems Analyst
    • Supervisor
    • Sales Represenative
    • Social Worker
    • Scientist
    • Trainer
    • Technical Specialist


"For the ESFP, the entire world is a stage. They love to be the center of attention and perform for people. They're constantly putting on a show for others to entertain them and make them happy. They enjoy stimulating other people's senses, and are extremely good at it. They would love nothing more than for life to be a continual party, in which they play the role of the fun-loving host."
- Portrait of an ESFP (The Pesonality Page)

"They love the excitement of playing to an audience, and they try to generate a sense of "showtime" wherever they are. Performers are not comfortable being alone most of the time..."

"outgoing, social, group oriented, dislikes science fiction, does not like to be alone"
- Jung Type Descriptions (ESFP) (

"ESFP like action and excitement, and are able to link together people and resources. Because they accept and deal with people as they are, they are able to understand what is necessary in order to motivate them to get jobs done. They prefer a work setting that is lively, action oriented, and harmonious."
- ESFP - The Joker (Lifexplore)

"The dominant function of ESFPs (Extraverted Sensing) is concerned with the reality that is perceived through the senses. This type's prime directive is to examine the tangible through taste, touch, sight, feelingand hearing. ESFPs' need for new experiences surely results from this function."
- ESFP Profile (TypeLogic)

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