Transliterated Socionics Article. I’ve used the closest matching MBTI terms to prevent confusion.

ESFJ (ESFj, ESE, Fe-Si): A sociable and cheerful person, pleasant and attentive companion, the soul of the company. He knows how to manage the mood of other people, raise it in times of despair, or ruin it for those who have not lived up to his trust or lost his respect. Because of his straightforwardness and passionate temper, ESFJ often jeopardizes relationships and so needs a partner who can keep cool and calm, and who will understand everything and give him objective advice.

ESFJ is practical and…


Translated Socionics Article. I’ve used the closest matching MBTI terms to prevent confusion.

ESTP (ESTp, SLE, Se-Ti): This is a strong personality that is prone to either overestimate or underestimate his abilities and volitional qualities. In the first case, we have a “superman” resembling the heroes of action movies. In the second case — a rebellious person, constantly and unsuccessfully searching for himself and application of his abilities. If such a search becomes protracted, ESTP becomes the first victim of such unfortunate situation. …


This post is part of a series of transliterated articles and descriptions of Socionics Duality pairings. For ease of understanding I have chosen to use the most comparable MBTI type in the description in order to avoid the confusion between Socionics and MBTI terms.

ENTP (ENTp, ILE, Ne-Ti): This type is characterized by resourcefulness, an abundance of new ideas and interest in all things mysterious and unusual. His dreaminess, absent-mindedness, inattention, focus on the future, and triumph of interest over benefit do not make him a very practical and industrious partner. He needs understanding and tolerance. …


This was originally a Russian Socionics article, but for ease of understanding have used the most closely corresponding MBTI types in the following translation.

ESTJ (ESTj, LSE, Te-Si): ESTJ is a very industrious type of personality. He has great business acumen, he is practical and economical, knows how to handle resources. He is a great manager of the house and conscientious worker. Likes accurate and reliable information and is backed by figures and evidence. He appreciates high quality in everything, beautiful things, nourishing and tasty food. Himself rests rarely and abhors lazy people.

These qualities make him a very demanding…


This was originally a Russian Socionics article, but for ease of understanding have used the most closely corresponding MBTI types in the following translation

ENTJ (ENTj, LIE, Te-Ni): ENTJ is energetic, inventive and resourceful. He is distinguished by a critical turn of mind, good pragmatic acumen and intuition for future outcomes of new undertakings. He is inquisitive, responsive to all new, decisive and bold. With inexhaustible enthusiasm he follows the path of trial and error. He is willing to invest in things that do not promise immediate returns. It is more important for him to obtain large return in the…


This was originally a Russian Socionics article, but for ease of understanding have used the most closely corresponding MBTI types in the following translation.

ESFP (ESFp, SEE, Se-Fi): ESFP is very persistent in achieving what he desires. In this, he sometimes considers that any means are good for achieving his goals. He finds it difficult to keep track of established norms. Because of this, he can easily spring to action without thinking through the consequences. If he doesn’t have a good friend-critic near by, he may get into very difficult situations. …


This was originally a Russian Socionics article, but for ease of understanding have used the most closely corresponding MBTI types in the following translation

ENFP (ENFp, IEE, Ne-Fi): ENFP, thanks to his imaginative inclinations, seems like a lively and nonchalant person. He is actually very inquisitive, trying to gain insight into complex and hidden processes and phenomena, in search of eternal truths. He readily sees the shortcomings of other people and imperfections of the surrounding world, constantly analyzes his own feelings and attitudes and those of others. This is a very insightful man who hates falsehood and hypocrisy. …


This was originally a Russian Socionics article, but for ease of understanding have used the most closely corresponding MBTI types in the following translation

ENFJ (ENFj; EIE; Fe-Ni): Being an idealist by nature, ENFJ considers his life to be in vain if he has failed to vividly express himself through a strong passion or bring some benefit to people. He feels a constant desire for spiritual growth and development, has an interest in anything novel, enigmatic and unknown. Having set a goal, ENFJ is rarely distracted from it and he usually gets his way. Sometimes, his inability to deviate from…


This manual is part of a series of guides originated by @intpboard

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The Enneagram of Personality is another personality typology system used to describe and explain the variations between individual personalities. While Jungian Cognitive Functions describes how your mind processes and perceives information, the Enneagram describes what motivates your behaviors and actions. If MBTI is the “How”, Enneagram is the “Why”.

The Enneagram can get very overwhelming very quickly because it embraces a system of ever finer differentiation between types. My goal in this post is to show that it’s not really as complicated as it seems at first.

Three Emotions

The basic premise of the system is that each person’s strongest behavioral motivator…

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