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Known as The Performer or Entertainer, ESFPs are:

  • Engaging - they have a magnetic energy which draws people into their orbit.

  • Generous - they are generous because of their abundance mentality and see life as an endless supply of pleasures.

  • Optimistic - they are ever optimistic in their approach to life, always looking at the bright side.

  • Charming - they use their charm to get what they want.

  • Sensational - they love the excitement of playing to an audience, and they generate a sense of "showtime" wherever they are.

  • Immediate -  they live in the here and now. 


Some ESFPs can also be:

  • Sensitive

  • Turbulent

  • Conflict-Averse

  • Easily Bored

  • Poor Long-Term Planners

  • Unfocused 

Under stress, ESFPs may become excessively impulsive and over commit.


How ESFPs typically operate in the workplace:

  • As Subordinates - they thrive on change and new ideas, and loathe repetitive and strictly defined tasks.

  • As Colleagues - they can easily make friends with their colleagues and keep tensions at bay within their team.

  • As Managers - they do everything they can to pump energy and fun into the day-to-day work that needs to be done.


Other well-known ESFPs include:

  • Marilyn Monroe

  • Ronald Reagan

  • Elizabeth Taylor

  • Elvis Presley

  • Magic Johnson

  • Dolly Parton

  • Adele

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