Determine Your Type

Extraversion (E) or Introversion (I)
Sensing (S) or Intuiting (N)
Thinking (T) or Feeling (F)
Judging (J) or Perceiving (P)

When you have determined which of each pair is most like you, the end result will be one of the sixteen four-letter codes listed below.

The 16 MBTI Types

4 letter codes for the 16 types
ISTJ

ISTJ

Snapshot: Doing What Should Be Done
Dominant Function: Introverted Sensing
Thorough, dependable, practical, quiet and serious… ISTJ’s decide in a logical matter of fact manner what needs to happen. They seek to have the clearest knowledge possible through gaining knowledge and clarifying concepts. Then they work in an organized, orderly and steady manner to accomplish their goals. They value past experience, traditions and loyalty.

ISFJ

ISFJ

Snapshot: A High Sense of Duty
Dominant Function: Introverted Sensing
Loyal, conscientious, quiet, friendly and responsible… ISFJ’s create environments that are orderly and harmonious both at work and at home. They observe others - paying attention to what is important to them and how they feel. They take care to meet their obligations in a manner that is both thorough and accurate.

INFJ

INFJ

Snapshot: An Inspiration to Others
Dominant Function:Introverted Intuition
Conscientious, insightful, organized and committed to their firm values and implementing their vision… INFJ’s seek meaning and connection in all areas of their life and persevere in doing the right thing. They want to understand what motivates people and they easily see how best to serve the good of all. INFJ’s are likely to be individualistic in their approach.

INTJ

INTJ

Snapshot: Everything Has Room for Improvement
Dominant Function: Introverted Intuition
Skeptical and independent, high standards of competence and performance - for themselves and others… INTJ’s are original thinkers, they appreciate logical analysis and thinking systematically and they turn their theories into effective plans for action. INTJ’s are long range thinkers and their task orientation helps to turn their visions to reality.

ISTP

ISTP

Snapshot: Ready to Try Anything Once
Dominant Function: Introverted Thinking
Tolerant, flexible, quiet observers who are interested in why and how things work so they can use them efficiently and effectively. They are uncomplicated in their desires and realistic and they get through large amounts of data to find solutions to practical problems. ISTP’s are interested in cause and effect and organize facts using logical principles.

ISFP

ISFP

Snapshot: Sees Much but Shares Little
Dominant Function: Introverted Feeling
Quiet, friendly, sensitive, kind, loyal and committed to their values and to people who are important to them… ISFP’s pay attention to what’s going on around them in the present moment, and show their care in practical ways. They prefer actions to words and do not impose their opinions on others. They dislike disagreements and conflicts and compromising their values.

INFP

INFP

Snapshot: Performing Noble Service to Aid Society
Dominant Function: Introverted Feeling
Idealistic, adaptable, flexible, and accepting unless a value is threatened… INFP’s are interested in serving humanity. They are curious, quick mentally and able to see possibilities. They care deeply for people who are important to them and are naturally drawn to help others. They seek to help others fulfill their potential.

INTP

INTP

Snapshot: A Love of Problem - Solving
Dominant Function: Introverted Thinking
Quiet, contained, flexible, adaptable, skeptical, sometimes critical, always analytical… INTP’s naturally question and critique as they seek to develop logical explanations for what interests them. They are interested more in concepts and ideas than in social interaction. They can focus deeply to solve problems but have little need to control their world.

ESTP

ESTP

Snapshot: The Ultimate Realists
Dominant Function: Extraverted Sensing
Flexible, tolerant, realistic, action-oriented, risk takers who live in the “here and now”… ESTP’s live a fast-paced lifestyle and like practical, pragmatic approaches with immediate results. Theories and “long winded” conceptual explanations bore them. They have great people skills and enjoy being involved in new activities with others.

ESFP

ESFP

Snapshot: You Only Go Around Once
Dominant Function: Extraverted Sensing
Flexible, spontaneous, outgoing, friendly, accepting, enthusiastic lovers of life, people oriented… ESFP’s enjoy real life experiences and working “hands on “ with others. They make work fun, and take a down to earth, common sense approach. They live life to the fullest and are not interested in theory and impersonal analysis. They are often the center of attention.

ENFP

ENFP

Snapshot: Giving Life an Extra Squeeze
Dominant Function: Extraverted Intuition
Warmly enthusiastic, spontaneous, imaginative, and flexible … ENFP’s see life as full of possibilities, and they are attracted to new ideas, new people and new activities. They care for others others, and readily give appreciation and support. Receiving recognition is important as well. They are bored with details and enjoy work that involves experimentation and variety.

ENTP

ENTP

Snapshot: One Exciting Challenge after the Other
Dominant Function: Extraverted Intuition
Quick, ingenious, stimulating, alert, and outspoken… ENTP’s look for patterns and meaning in a world of possibilities. They analyze to understand and solve new and challenging problems. They are good at reading other people. Bored by routine, they seek one new interest after another. They often challenge the status quo and instigate change.

ESTJ

ESTJ

Snapshot: Life's Administrators
Dominant Function: Extraverted Thinking
Practical, realistic, matter-of-fact, and decisive… ESTJ’s need to analyze and are naturally predisposed to organize people, events, and things. They quickly implement decisions. They have a clear set of logical standards, systematically follow them and want others to also. They are forceful in implementing their plans which are pragmatic “tried and tested” approaches.

ESFJ

ESFJ

Snapshot: Everyone's Trusted Friend
Dominant Function: Extraverted Feeling
Warmhearted, conscientious, cooperative and loyal… ESFJ’s tend to put others needs before their own. They want harmony in their environment, and work with determination to establish it. They bring an aura of warmth to all they do. They like to work with others - completing tasks with pragmatic efficiency. ESFJ’s want to be appreciated for who they are and for what they contribute.

ENFJ

ENFJ

Snapshot: Smooth Talking Persuaders
Dominant Function: Extraverted Feeling
Warm, empathetic, responsive, responsible, sociable, loyal, responsive to praise and criticism… ENFJ’s care for others and seek harmony in relationships. Their intuition attunes them to what’s new and possible and to manifesting their vision. ENFJ’s want to help others fulfill their potential and they effectively manage people issues and facilitate groups.

ENTJ

ENTJ

Snapshot: Life's Natural leaders
Dominant Function: Extraverted Thinking
Frank, decisive, usually well informed, and well read… ENTJ’s assume leadership naturally. They can be assertive and speak their opinions in a strong manner. ENTJ’s analyze system wide problems and find the logical order – building conceptual models from which to launch comprehensive strategic actions. They enjoy expanding their knowledge and passing it on to others.