Champion Idealists are abstract in thought and speech, cooperative
in accomplishing their aims, and informative and extroverted when
relating with others. For Champions, nothing occurs which does not
have some deep ethical significance, and this, coupled with their
uncanny sense of the motivations of others, gives them a talent for
seeing life as an exciting drama, pregnant with possibilities for
both good and evil.
type is found in only about 3 percent of the general population, but
they have great influence because of their extraordinary impact on
others. Champions are inclined to go everywhere and look into everything
that has to do with the advance of good and the retreat of evil in
the world. They can't bear to miss out on what is going on around
them; they must experience, first hand, all the significant social
events that affect our lives. And then they are eager to relate the
stories they've uncovered, hoping to disclose the "truth" of people
and issues, and to advocate causes. This strong drive to unveil current
events can make them tireless in conversing with others, like fountains
that bubble and splash, spilling over their own words to get it all
consider intense emotional experiences as being vital to a full life,
although they can never quite shake the feeling that a part of themselves
is split off, uninvolved in the experience. Thus, while they strive
for emotional congruency, they often see themselves in some danger
of losing touch with their real feelings, which eNFps possess in a
wide range and variety.
the same vein, eNFps strive toward a kind of spontaneous personal
authenticity, and this intention always to "be themselves" is usually
communicated nonverbally to others, who find it quite attractive.
All too often, however, eNFps fall short in their efforts to be authentic,
and they tend to heap coals of fire on themselves, berating themselves
for the slightest self-conscious role-playing.