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How ESTPs can irritate others


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Each personality type can potentially irritate other people in their own particular way.

How ESTPs might irritate others

The potential ways in which an ESTP can irritate others include acting too quickly, without appearing to think things through, and focusing too much on the current task at the expense of longer term or interpersonal issues. If you get caught up in the immediate crisis, you may not see the wood for the trees, nor take account of the sensitivities of others. You may also turn to a new problem before the last one has been fully completed, perhaps even generating crises as a way to get things moving in the right direction.

How to improve relationships

You can overcome personality type differences by learning about your similarities and differences with other people. This leads to greater understanding, appreciation, and respect. Also, if you learn to adapt your style this will make you more influential and respected.

There is a comprehensive guide on how to do this in the book Influencing People Using Myers Briggs. This is available as an option when you complete the personality test.

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©2013 Team Technology. Further articles/resources that may be of interest include: Personality Test, Personality Type Descriptions, Myers Briggs overview, The Basics of Team Building, What Career is Right for Me?, and Career ideas.