INTJ: the Strategist
INTJs are introspective, analytical, determined persons with natural leadership ability. Being reserved, they prefer to stay in the background while leading. Strategic, knowledgable and adaptable, INTJs are talented in bringing ideas from conception to reality. They expect perfection from themselves as well as others and are comfortable with the leadership of another so long as they are competent. INTJs can also be described as decisive, open-minded, self-confident, attentive, theoretical and pragmatic.
- Not threatened by conflict or criticism.
- Usually self-confident.
- Take their relationships and commitments seriously.
- Generally extremely intelligent and capable.
- Able to leave a relationship which should be ended, although they may dwell on it in their minds for awhile afterwards.
- Interested in “optimizing” their relationships.
- Good listeners.
- Not naturally in tune with others feelings; may be insensitive at times. Even if they know they are being insensitive, it wouldn’t matter, unless they value your presence.
- Usually respond to conflict with logic and reason, rather than the desired emotional support.
- Not naturally good at expressing feelings and affections.
- Usually believe that they’re always right.
- Tendency to be unwilling or unable to accept blame.
- Their constant quest to improve everything may be taxing on relationships.
- Tend to hold back part of themselves.