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ENTP Communication Highlights

ENTP Communication Highlights

By Donna Dunning

Donna DunningIn my personality type based communication workshops I sometimes have participants complete this thought -“To communicate most effectively with me, please…”. This exercise helps participants express their personal communication style and preferences.

I can’t take credit for this exercise. It is modified from one created by Jean Kummerow.

Here is a photo of a response from an individual with ENTP preferences.

Many of the points mentioned are about listening to what the ENTP has to say. ENTPs want you to find ways to align to their ideas and want you to share your own thoughts and ideas.

This is quite typical for people who have a dominant function of Extraverted Intuition (Ne).

People who prefer Extraverted Intuition (Ne) are most comfortable thinking out loud and often depend on external stimulation and discussion to help them come up with and develop ideas. This may seem shallow or a waste of time to those who prefer to process ideas internally.

People with preferences for Introversion can learn to accommodate ENTPs by recognizing they are listening to an unrefined, open-ended, thinking process. They can then weigh the ideas more lightly, recognizing that they are raw material, not polished products.

How have you learned to accommodate the ENTPs in your life?

You may find it interesting to see how ENTPs describe themselves in the Illustrations of Type series.

What’s Your Type?

Learn about your personal approach on our What’s Your Type? page where we’ll introduce you to personality type and the 8 Ways of Working.

Introduction to Type and Communication describes in detail how personality preferences influence communications.

If you live in the USA, Introduction to Type and Communication is now available on Kindle.

Looking for a practical resource to help you plan your ideal career? Check out my book, What’s Your Type of Career?: Find Your Perfect Career By Using Your Personality Type

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