8w7 ENTP Personality Type (+3 Point Guide)

This article will introduce the 8w7 ENTP personality type by discussing its major traits that it frequently exhibits. Furthermore, the article will also take a look at the two personality types that make it up namely the 8w7 enneagram type and the ENTP personality type from the MBTI inventory of personalities.

The 8w7 ENTP Personality Type: What Does It Mean?

An 8w7 ENTP will possess the following traits:

  • Energetic
  • Debaters – Really Good Ones
  • Logical Arguments
  • Manipulative
  • Charming
  • Intimidating

Before we look at these traits in detail we will introduce the ENTP personality and the 8w7 enneagram to the readers so they can develop a deeper understanding of the unique combination they make up.

What Is An ENTP Personality Type? 

Also known as the ‘Debater’, the ENTP is one of the personality types of the Myer Briggs Type Indicator that is extroverted, intuitive, a thinker and perceiver! They are very charismatic and bold, not to mention creative, mentally agile and persistent.

These individuals like to re-energize themselves by meeting friends and family, socializing at their favorite eatery, taking a walk in the park with their friends or simply hanging out with people they love. What matters is that they have someone to give them company, share their feelings and thoughts with and converse maniacally with any topic that comes to mind. It’s refreshing to connect with others.

ENTPs are intuitive which means they don’t always focus on the facts or what is in front of them. Yes they very much appreciate logic and the relationships they can see however, this does not stop them from thinking out of the box. People who are intuitive are known for making many discoveries in world history and this does not happen by just ordinary thinking; they must go beyond the scope they are given! They give value to their vision, dreams and even imagination and combine that with what they already have in their hands.

Such people give weightage to their thoughts and what seems structured or logical rather than the emotions they feel for others. Sometimes this can be detrimental and they find difficulty in understanding the emotional complaints or requests their loved ones have. People with this personality type focus on values like truth and justice and prefer to see the logic or aim of things. They can be described as task oriented rather than people oriented.

ENTPs are perceivers and this may explain why they are able to achieve so much in terms of their discoveries and contributions to the world. Such people are spontaneous; they prefer things that come and go rather than a structured boring plan. They need excitement and can’t wait for it. 

8w7 Enneagrams – Nonconformists

The 8w7 enneagram type shares most of its traits with the 8 type enneagram but also has some traits from the wing 7 too. This enneagram is generally comfortable with conflicts that they may face and this is because they are confident, independent and quite ambitious! They persevere in their path and do not let others get in the way. Furthermore, they may be quiet but when the time comes they will speak up and defend their own stance or those of others. 

Although they wander much around in their mind, these enneagram types are also great at handling people and taking practical steps. They make the right decisions and prefer to do so on their own without much interference. Apart from thinking clearly and logically, they are creative and like to test innovative ideas! They go the extra mile when it comes to establishing goals or milestones that they want to achieve. They are big dreamers and quite idealistic in their vision. They want to create a world or society where people can go big or go home. They want to help others achieve their own dreams by ensuring no one creates hurdles for them.

This enneagram type, however, is afraid of losing their own autonomy and maybe this is why they are so independent because they want to assure themselves that they can handle most matters on their own. At the same time, these individuals also struggle when it comes to being emotionally honest or vulnerable. They will try to ignore their own emotions or what they feel because they are either too afraid of facing them or just want to focus on what is going on in the external world. They won’t even let anyone too close as they do not want to become emotionally or mentally vulnerable.

This enneagram type has however developed great people skills and can become effective and inspirational leaders. They are open when it comes to sharing their thoughts and opinions about certain matters with others – they do not care about what others will think. They are comfortable creating connections with others and can easily do so.

However, this enneagram does have some weaknesses. They will have difficulty in following instructions from authority figures and they are impatient at times. They may overindulge in themselves or their work and may become insensitive to the feelings of others. 

The 8w7 ENTP Personality Type: What Does It Mean?

What does it mean to be an 8w7 ENTP personality type? In this section we will explain what it means to have this unique personality type by introducing its defining traits!

Energetic

These individuals are extremely energetic. Not only because they are extroverts but because they possess this inner drive or passion to succeed in whatever they do. They can be loud and all over the place and will ensure their presence is felt. They are not the type to sit down quietly and work but will be all over the place – not because they want to make noise but because they like to have a hands-on approach on whatever it is they do!

This personality type has high energy levels that allows it to interact with others and exhibit certain traits such as being active, loud, engaging and so on. They are able to juggle a number of tasks simultaneously all while dealing with their coworkers or friends. 

Debaters – Really Good Ones

The 8w7 ENTP personality type will grind you into the floor if you choose to debate with them on a certain topic they are very passionate or excited about. They are not only smart and catch the loopholes present in your argument or explanation but they are passionate speakers who will not back down! So watch out before you get into a conversation with the personality – you might regret it!

Logical Arguments

These personality types are logical – they need something that makes sense and isn’t just there as proof. People can only impress or convince these personality types if they come up with the right information in an organized manner that actually makes sense and seems to have some rational appeal to it!

Manipulative

They are smart and will use it to their advantage! The 8w7 ENTP personality does indeed manipulate people for their own benefit. Although they try not to harm anyone, if the opportunity is present they will use people in a certain way to get things done by convincing them there is benefit in it for them – and there usually is!

They are intelligent because they observe people and analyze what can be obtained from them! After that they determine what motivates these people and hence they put everything together and obtain what it is they want for themselves without the other person even realizing it.

Charming

We all know how charming serial killers are – just on a lighter note that is! In no way are we comparing the 8w7 ENTP to serial killers! However, people who have a tad bit of the darker side inside of themselves do know how to cover it up. They can appear charming and kind to others while they are plotting on how to get what they really want.

Intimidating

It is not surprising to say that this personality type has an intimidating effect on others. They can seem dark or even dangerous because of how they usually behave in front of others. They may not always smile but remain serious and focused even if they are sitting around others. Nonetheless, there is a unique and mysterious aura that emanates from these personality types and it usually intimidates people.

Conclusion

This article took a look at the 8w7 ENTP personality type where it discussed the major traits of this unique combination and also introduced the 8w7 enneagram and the ENTP personality which make it up!

References

https://www.16personalities.com/entp-personality

https://www.crystalknows.com/enneagram/type-8/wing-7

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