Here’s How Good You Are as a Motivational Speaker, Based on Your Personality Type

Motivational speakers can really help to inspire and lead people down a better path. While this is definitely a helpful career for some, not everyone is cut out for this type of position. Here is how good you would be as a motivational speaker, based on your personality type.

 

INFJ

INFJs can often struggle to be center stage, which makes motivational speaking a bit challenging for them in some ways. At the same time INFJs are great at inspiring people, and often know just what to say in order to help motivate them to move forward. They have the skill to really connect with people and understand them, but at the same time they aren’t always fans of being watched or having to perform. Something they can do better as a motivational writer, or possibly speaking in front of prerecorded videos. INFJs can overcome this though and if they can they will definitely be great motivational speakers.

ENFJ

ENFJs often make excellent motivational speakers, and are good at inspiring others. They often know how to say the right things and help their loved ones reach their full potential. ENFJs can empathize and connect with people, which helps them figure out how to really motivate them. They are hardworking and driven people themselves, who truly enjoy being able to help and affect others. ENFJs are often some of the best motivational speakers, and they enjoy this type of career immensely.

INFP

INFPs don’t often enjoy being public speakers and dislike having to stand up in front of a group in this way. They can often try to inspire people by connecting to their own inner emotions, but that doesn’t mean they try to motivate. INFPs often prefer to give people space to be themselves and make their own choices, and might struggle with motivation themselves. They do want to help their loved ones though and will certainly show support when they need it.

ENFP

ENFPs can often be great at public speaking and inspiring a crowd. They might not always enjoy standing up in front of people, but they are good at it and can often appear rather comfortable. ENFPs can help to motivate people simply by evoking emotions and speaking in a charismatic manner. They have a sense of charm which often helps build trust in others, and this helps them be convincing when they are trying to motivate people in the right direction.

 

INTJ

INTJs are often great at motivating others, and can use information and wit in order to put together the right speech. While INTJs can be great motivational speakers, they often dislike the public speaking aspect. They simply struggle when they have to spend so much time and energy with people, and can become overwhelmed by this after a while. INTJs can often write excellent motivational books in order to help teach people better ways to improve in their lives, and can also be good speakers if they can overcome the occasional emotional exhaustion.

ENTJ

ENTJs often enjoy being motivational speakers, since they get to do something that showcases their own skills. They are good at using information and facts in order to show others how to improve. ENTJs can often speak in front of large crowds rather easily, and don’t mind as long as the information they have is factual. When the ENTJ understands a subject they are comfortable teaching others and speaking in front of them. ENTJs are motivated people and this is often something they can show others through motivational speaking.

INTP

INTPs aren’t fans of having to stand up and speak in front of crowds, and can become uncomfortable with this idea. They often prefer writing motivational books, and possibly making their own videos. Having to stand up in front of people can become a bit exhausting for the INTP and they aren’t always great at outwardly expressing emotions or excitement. This can make becoming a motivational speaker a bit challenging for them INTP, and isn’t always the most rewarding thing for them.

ENTP

ENTPs often make for great public speakers, and enjoy being able to pass on wisdom to others. They can certainly make good motivational speakers, since they are capable of putting together the right information to help others. ENTPs are also charming people, which helps them say the right things and express themselves in a way that inspires others to listen and respond.

 

ISTJ

ISTJs aren’t really fans of speaking in public, so becoming a motivational speaker is often frustrating for them. ISTJs can often be good at writing motivational books, but they don’t enjoy speaking in public. They can push themselves do to this if they have to, since ISTJs are strong-willed people. They rarely find themselves enjoying a job as a motivational speaker though, and would much rather help individuals on a much smaller scale.

ESTJ

ESTJs are naturally motivated people, and this can help them to motivate others. They might enjoy being able to speak in front of people and help inspire them to move forward and build the life they want. ESTJs are driven people who will often use facts and proven methods in order to help them get things done. ESTJs aren’t always fans of motivational speaking, but at the same time they are good at teaching others how to do things the right way.

ISFJ

ISFJs don’t usually enjoy public speaking, so having to stand up and inspire large crowds can be unnerving for them. They often prefer motivating and helping people behind the scenes in a more relaxed environment. ISFJs enjoy helping others and want to find ways to help them improve their lives. ISFJs are caring people and will do whatever they can to create a sense of peace and harmony. While ISFJs work hard to help others, motivational speaking is rarely the way they aspire to do this.

ESFJ

ESFJs can often be good motivational speakers, especially since they enjoy helping others. The ESFJ will do whatever they can to make a difference and sometimes being a motivational speaker turns out to be a great way for them to do this. They are outgoing and friendly people, who like being able to connect with others. When the ESFJ becomes a motivational speaker they often use their ability to empathize and connect with others, and this helps them discover the best way to motivate them.

 

ISTP

ISTPs aren’t often fans of having to stand up in front of others and come up with motivational tips. They are more independent and focused on doing their own thing. ISTPs can actually become frustrated when they feel like their space is being invaded. They often need much more time on their own, and don’t like having to be around people constantly.

ESTP

ESTPs can be charming, which is definitely something that would help them become good motivational speakers. While ESTPs enjoy being able to speak in front of others and inspire them, being a motivational speaker can be a bit draining for them after a while. They are more interested in living in the present and taking in all of the things they enjoy the most in life.

ISFP

ISFPs aren’t often interested in motivational speaking and can actually become a bit drained by it. They need plenty of time on their own in order to recharge and feel more like themselves. ISFPs aren’t always great at motivating themselves other, so they don’t really do well having to help others in this manner. ISFPs want to live in the present and soak up the beauty in the world around them.

ESFP

ESFPs are charming and outgoing people, which does help them speak in public. They can often motivate and inspire people, and enjoy affecting them in a positive manner. ESFPs might even like being able to help others become their best selves, especially when they care about them. They often do best as motivational speakers if they have someone to help behind the scenes, and can be a great face to help comfort and motivate others.