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ESTP type

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Is the glass half full or half empty? You call that a glass of water? Why, back where I come from, ...

Prayer God, help me to take responsibility for my own actions, even though they're usually not my fault.

Animal personality Tiger

Savage and opportunistic, ESTP tigers devour anything that could feed them whenever they have a chance.

Cat personality "The Tomcat"

Comes back after three days with scabs on his nose and ears. Fathered too many kittens to count. Will enjoy you while he's there, but not loyal. With other cats, doesn't know when to stop "playing".

Collective noun A scrum of ESTP's

Percentage of total population 13%

Interesting facts

  • Often the life of the party.
  • Like extreme sports.
  • Among most likely of all types to stay in college.
  • Decide by trial and error.
  • May be too blunt sometimes.
  • May experience difficulties in the classroom as few professors are their type.
  • Do not spend much time with non-required serious reading.
  • Bold and optimistic.
  • Risk-takers, laugh in the face of danger.
  • Hard to really get to know.
  • Have a low tolerance for authority and commitment.

Common careers

  • craft workers
  • paramedics
  • police officers
  • pilots
  • marketing
  • financial advisors
  • sales
  • sportscasters
  • entrepreneurs
  • fitness instructors

Famous ESTPs

  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Evita Peron
  • Winston Churchill
  • Donald Trump
  • Madonna
  • John F. Kennedy

Quotes by famous ESTPs

  • "All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time." - Ernest Hemingway
  • "Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." - Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • "Time is my greatest enemy." - Evita Peron
  • Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others." - Winston Churchill
  • "I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is." - Donald Trump
  • "I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams." - Madonna
  • "Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction." - John F. Kennedy

Hobbies and recreation

  • sports
  • kite surfing
  • skydiving
  • collectors
  • socializing
  • story telling

All 16 types

Your type is a combination of four preferences. Each preference was made by choosing between 2 letters in a dichotomy. The four dichotomies are:


Defines where you direct your energy. Extroversion indicates outwards towards the world, and Introversion indicates a tendency inwards towards your thoughts and ideas.


Defines how you process information. Do you prefer to process information through your five senses (Sensing) or do you prefer to trust your hunches and read between the lines? (iNtuition)


Defines how you make decisions. Do you prefer logical analysis (Thinking), or contemplating about how each option affects people? (Feeling)


Defines how you order your life. Do you prefer making plans and keeping to schedules (Judging), or do you usually keep things open? (Perceiving)

There are 16 types in total. Now that you know your type, check out your type description by following the appropriate link below!

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