INTJ Personality Type

The Intellectual Type

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What is the INTJ personality type (The Intellectual)?
People with an INTJ personality type tend to be confident, analytical, and ambitious in their behavior. They love to pursue knowledge and tend to be very logically minded. They are independent thinkers focused on solving the world’s problems.

INTJ Personality Traits

INTJs like to have time alone to recharge and think introspectively.

They tend to listen to their strong intuition and love to see how everything connects together. They are focused on the bigger picture and may overlook small details.

Intellectuals are very logical and rational. They base decisions on what makes sense and might have a harder time connecting emotionally.

They are organized and prefer following a plan. They love to set and achieve goals. 


In summary, INTJ personality types tend to...

  • Seek alone time and avoid large groups of people.
  • Focus on the big picture, rather than the details.
  • Make logic-based decisions and follow intuition.
  • Set ambitious goals for themselves and others.
  • Pursue deeper understanding of complex topics.

INTJ Meaning

  • (I) INTROVERSION: Introverts tend to draw energy from spending time alone.
  • (N) INTUITION: Intuitive types tend to love to explore new ideas and think in terms of the big picture.
  • (T) THINKING: Thinking types tend to follow their head and consider facts when making decisions.
  • (J) JUDGING: Judging types tend to be very structured and organized.

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Related Personality Types

Below are the DISC and Enneagram types that are similar to 16-Personality Type INTJ. 

DISC Type Dc, D, or Di

Enneagram Type 3, 5, or 8

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