The INTJ Personality is all about applying insight. The INTJ wants to make sense of the world around them, and use this information to improve their world. They want things to make sense and they are attracted to learning anything that gives them a stronger model of the world around them. The INTJ can understand the building blocks of society and use them to navigate the world in a way that puts them in an advantageous position. They are industrious and like to see if their strategies will work for them. They can have a strong internal vision and work hard to make it a reality. If they are faced with setbacks, they can use it as an opportunity to refine their vision and take a new approach if necessary. The INTJ can ignore tradition and norms in order to get their work done. They may seem to be a bit non-conformist and slightly rebellious to others, but they simply believe that their way works best, and will likely prove itself in the process. They can sometimes be a bit in their own head and have an idealistic view of the world. Their vision and morals can make them a bit stubborn and standoffish. However, they are at their best when they are challenging themselves and their inner mind to complete goals externally. They need to process their emotions and learn when they are making decisions from a place of hurt. However, when they are creating and in line with their own inner morals, they can make great things happen.
Enneagram Type 5 (5w4 5w6)
The Enneagram Type 5 is all about being curious. The Enneagram Type Five is always researching and trying to find out more about their topic of interest. They believe in being competent and it is one way to insulate themselves from a chaotic and sometimes frightening world. They believe that if they are always prepared, they will be ready for whatever comes. The enjoy being knowledgable and will delve deeper into topics than most. However, they need to be skilled at communicating their expertise if they want to effectively apply it to the real world. In fact, accumulating knowledge is in some ways a defense mechanism for the 5. They may delve deep into a topic and ignore more pressing issues in their life. Things like eating healthy, nurturing relationships, and confronting conflicts may take the back burner despite being things they need to face. The strong Enneagram 5 will behave in a way where they are able to delve into the unknown and confront their pressing life struggles head on, while also being able to apply themselves and their expertise to make a dent in the world. The can be seen as quite eccentric and tend to be ahead of their time. Sometimes, they will have to have the courage and boldness to step forward and trust themselves, despite others around them doubting them.