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What is the ENTP personality type (The Debater)?
People with an ENTP personality type tend to be expressive, curious, and spontaneous in their behavior. They enjoy debating and thinking about issues from different perspectives. They thrive around people and will almost always engage with those near them.


Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENTP Communication

How can ENTP types communicate effectively with each other?

ENTPs are Extroverted, Intuitive, Thinking, and Perceiving personalities, meaning that they prefer spending time with other people, considering hypotheticals, expressing themselves logically, and finding new experiences. They should communicate in a balanced, reasonable way, addressing issues directly after getting to know one another through frequent casual conversation.

Resolving Conflict

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENTP Conflict

How can ENTP types resolve conflict?

ENTPs should focus on expressing themselves logically during times of tension. ENTPs should consider one another’s viewpoints while sorting through issues thoughtfully and patiently. They need to work together to find a suitable solution that will benefit both parties.

Building Trust

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENTP Trust

How can ENTP types build trust?

ENTPs are likely to trust other ENTPs who share in new experiences with them and work to build personal connections. ENTPs are likely to enjoy engaging in discussion or debate with one another, which can also help them establish a solid friendship.

Working Together

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENTP Working Together

How can ENTP types work together?

ENTPs are outgoing, innovative, objective, and adaptable in a workplace. ENTPs can help other ENTPs find new, creative solutions to a problem.

Dealing with Change

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENTP Change

How can ENTP types deal with change?

Due to their perceiving trait, ENTPs tend to enjoy the excitement of change. ENTPs tend to see the bright side of a new situation, making them great leaders during times of inconsistency.

Managing Stress

ENTP types need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing it when possible.

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENTP Managing stress

ENTP types are easily stressed by...

  • Time spent alone or in silence
  • Highly structured environments and routines
  • Engaging in intensive emotional conversations
  • Jobs or careers that lack creative thinking

ENTPs should give other ENTPs freedom to follow their own path and pursue unique opportunities.

Encouraging and Motivating

ENTP types can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENTP Motivation

ENTP types are motivated by...

  • Debates and discussions about an issue
  • Parties or larger gatherings of people
  • Creating original, exciting plans
  • Engaging with other quick-witted people

ENTPs can help motivate other ENTPs by giving them space to work at their own pace.

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