Who is the ESFP?
ESFP is an abbreviation used to refer to one of 16 personality types. It belongs to The Explorers group, which shares the traits SP. The letters refer to four basic preferences that belong to this profile: Extraversion, Sensing, Feeling, Perceiving. The personality types theory was conceived by the Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung at the beginning of the 20th century. From his work, Katharine Cook Briggs and his daughter Isabel Briggs Myers developed the personality types indicators which have inspired our work.
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The first preference is Extraversion (E)
The ESFP, as an Extravert, is extremely friendly, talkative and brilliant. He loves interacting with others and being in the spotlight. Indeed, he prefers to recharge by being amongst people rather than spending time by himself. He’s stimulated by fast-paced and busy environments. Moreover, he likes to collaborate with others and listen to others opinions and ideas.
The second preference is Sensing (S)
The ESFP, as a Sensing type, is focused on what is happening in the present. He is not interested in thinking about the future. The sensor is a very down-to-earth person and gets his information through his five senses. Therefore, he relies upon facts, data and actions that worked well in the past. Thanks to his good memory, he remembers all the facts and details.
The third preference is Feeling (F)
The ESFP, as a Feeling type, seeks harmony and avoids conflict at all costs. His heart rules everything he does. For this reason, he makes decisions based on his personal principles and values. When making choices, the feeler thinks about the welfare of people involved. Moreover, he has an high emotional intelligence and he’s very tactful towards others. Indeed, he emphasizes with the other people’s reality to understand their perspectives and points of view.
The fourth preference is Perceiving (P)
The ESFP, as a Perceiver, wants to experience life as it happens. He has a flexible and spontaneous lifestyle. He adapts very easily to the world around him instead of trying to organize it. Indeed, disorganization does not bother him. Moreover, the Perceiver loves being multi-tasking and jumping from one thing to another.
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