Musings...

INFP — Introverted, iNtuitive, Feeling, Perceiving

  • . . . quiet, creative, sensitive and perceptive souls who often strike others as shy, reserved and cool
  • . . . not comfortable in superficial social situations
  • . . . are least comfortable when forced into the limelight
  • . . . they are usually flexible, tolerant, and adaptable, but can be very firm about their inner loyalties
  • . . . job must be fun and it must be meaningful
  • . . . need work that allows them to express their vision, and lets them work within their own set of values and beliefs
  • . . . need work that gives them a flexible schedule, with no restraint to rules and regulations, and allows them to work as they feel inspired
  • . . . need work that lets them help others to learn how to grow and develop their full potential
  • . . . set very high standards for themselves
  • . . . If there seems to be an air of sadness in the INFP's spirit, blame it on this type's longing for the perfect in all things
  • . . . strongly religious, spiritual or philosophical
  • . . . see the purpose of their lives as an inner journey, quest or personal unfolding
  • . . . guide their behavior by a strong inner sense of values, rather than by conventional logic and reason
  • . . . deepest feelings are seldom expressed
  • . . . their extreme depth of feeling is often hidden, even from themselves, until circumstances evoke an impassioned response
  • . . . the people they prize the most are those who take the time to understand their values and the goals they are working toward
  • . . . have a rare capacity for deep caring and commitment--both to the people and causes they idealize
  • . . . quietly push for what's important, and rarely give up

*If you would like to find out more about the Myers Briggs Type Indicator or any of the other 15 types, do a Google search. You'll find plenty of links.