INTJs (Masterminds) are one of the rarest personality types consisting of around 2% of general population, with women consisting only 0.8%. INTJs value knowledge, intelligence and independence of thought. They have a strategic and logical way of thinking which is why they are referred to as “masterminds”.
Masterminds you may know
Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games)
Petyr Baelish (Littlefinger) (Game of Thrones)
Professor Moriarty (Sherlock Holmes)
Walter White (Breaking Bad)
Bruce Wayne (Batman)
Masterminds (INTJS) are very curious about the world around them and often want to figure out how it works. This allows them to see the big picture more clearly than most other people. When building a product/business/idea, they will focus on the larger strategy and will fill in the minor details later. They can design and implement a brilliant plan.
Masterminds (INTJS) think critically and clearly. Hence, when asked a question, they will often take time to present a careful and complex answer. Critical thinking also allows them to notice problems in existing systems or society and suggest unique and unorthodox solutions. They love solving difficult problems that need creative solutions.
Strategy and Tactics
Masterminds (INTJS) often understand the world as a chess board that needs strategy and tactics. Logical and strategic thinking allows them the ability to foresee logical outcomes. Despite having an analytical mindset, masterminds act with conscience.
Masterminds (INTJS) have a natural thirst for knowledge and continuously strive to make themselves better. As a result, they have extremely high standards and expectations for themselves and others. Being one of the rarest personality types, they rarely find like minded individuals.
Personality types that are psychologically most compatible with INTJs are: