Keirsey referred to ENTPs as Inventors, one of the four types belonging to the temperament he called the rationals. By using their preference in each of these areas, people develop what Jung and Myers called psychological type.This underlying personality pattern results from the dynamic interaction of their four preferences, in conjunction with environmental influences and their own individual tendencies.(N is used for i Ntuition, since I is used for Introversion).The MBTI is approximately 75% accurate according to its own manual.Intensely curious, Inventors are always looking for new projects to work on, and they have an entrepreneurial character.Designing and improving mechanisms and products is a constant goal of Inventors.Using their primary function-attitude of extraverted intuition (Ne), ENTPs are quick to see complex interrelationships between people, things, and ideas.
In a team environment, ENTPs are most effective in a role where they can draw on their abilities to offer deep understanding, a high degree of flexibility, and innovative solutions to problems.
They are usually accurate in sizing up a situation.
They may have a perverse sense of humor and sometimes play devil's advocate, which can create misunderstandings with friends, coworkers, and family.
ENTPs are frequently described as clever, cerebrally and verbally quick, enthusiastic, outgoing, innovative, flexible, loyal, and resourceful.
ENTPs are motivated by a desire to understand and improve the world they live in.Inventors are usually ingenious individuals who are capable of rising to meet the demands of challenging situations.