The term personality refers to the characteristic patterns of thoughts and actions of a person in relation to the social environment.
Recurring behaviors triggered by specific situations are called personality traits, and unlike reflexes, which are inborn and performed without conscious thought, personality traits generally develop as an adaptation to environmental stimuli.
The ENTJ requires little encouragement to make a plan. "I make these little plans that really don't have any importance to anyone else, and then feel compelled to carry them out." While "compelled" may not describe ENTJs as a group, nevertheless the bent to plan creatively and to make those plans reality is a common theme for NJ types.
ENTJs are often "larger than life" in describing their projects or proposals.
Or, do these traits develop from facing particular hardships?
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This ability may be expressed as salesmanship, story-telling facility or stand-up comedy.