Temperament Sorter Results
Probable Type: ENFP
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you have selected above to find your probable temperament and that of your
spouse. The General Description of this temperament is shown below.
General Description of this temperament
This temperament as negotiators
Strengths of this temperament
Weaknesses of this temperament
How this temperament see themselves as negotiators
How others see this temperament as negotiators
How this temperament can work positively with other
Link to other types
Link to negotiations matrix
General description of the ENFP temperament:
- Dynamic, enthusiastic, highly skilled with people, affirming and gregarious.
- May appear overly positive, even insincere, in praise of others.
- Often overexert themselves to please others.
- Ability to see potential in people and be positive about them with
an almost psychic awareness of other people; hypersensitive and hyperalert.
- Source of continuing warmth, support and understanding; ready to
- Enthusiasm for life.
- Lacking in organization and follow-through.
- Restless and rarely complacent.
- "The more the merrier."
- Theme of life is "self-expression."
- Quest to be liked.
- Great improvisors.
- Truly believe they can do anything they want.
- Gregarious sociability and adaptability.
- Become bored rather quickly with situations and people.
- Fierce independence, repudiating any sort of subordination.
- High-spirited, ingenious, imaginative problem solvers.
- Personal and Personable.
- Verbally fluent.
- Talent for seeing how a liability can be turned into an asset.
ENFPs as negotiators
Strengths of ENFPs
Can see many possible options.
Will use intuition to have good insights about settlement options and outcomes.
ENFPs will be challenged by negotiations and may enjoy them.
Weaknesses of ENFPs
ENFPs are not particularly concerned about details and might make erroneous
assumptions re: facts.
They have no strong desire to be precise or detailed.
When stressed may become ill or unable to function. They may have
Will spot good solutions and needs active interactions to consider before
ENFPs try to avoid the conflicting aspects of negotiations.
ENFPs may choose negotiations over litigation in order to avoid conflict
and then find face-to-face conflict
more debilitating than imagined.
How this temperament see
themselves as Negotiators
How ENFPs see themselves as negotiators
They see themselves as empathetic (able to "get into another's moccasins.")
See selves as caring, compassionate and unselfish.
How others see this temperament
How others may see ENFPs as negotiators
Others may see ENFPs as too "touchy-feely," too gushy.
May not be too excited about the financial aspects.
How to work positively
with other types
How ENFPs can work positively with other types
Remember to listen and use your empathic abilities to draw the other out
with appropriate questions.
Do not tread on the values of your spouse, especially if an I.
Brainstorming with a friend before negotiation sessions will bring considerable
focus to the table.
Keep a list of negotiating goals and check off the list as you attain each
Your tendency to focus on the negotiation process can be helpful, particularly
if you use this talent to develop negotiation options that work for both
Remember though, that each of us is unique so any "template"
is only going to be an approximation, not a mirror of your personality.
Be sure, also to review the other 15 profiles to see whether one or another
fits better. At the bottom of the page are links to all temperaments,
and to the negotiations matrix.
Go to Negotiations Matrix
The information in these links describe how each of these temperaments
interacts with the others in the context of divorce negotiations.
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