Practical, resourceful, adaptable pragmatists, with an excellent capacity for understanding how anything works, displaying logical, detached analysis.
The ISTP will be full-on, or full off - they don’t do shades of grey. The ISTP moves seamlessly from quiet bystander to active participant and leader in one fell swoop, then back again to invisible, apparently disinterested introvert. They are at their best in times of crisis and challenge. The ISTP is at their best in times of crisis and challenge, but will have little appetite for follow-through, as they will be waiting for a new complex challenge. Independent and self-contained the ISTP will be difficult to get to know as they will reveal only what they choose to reveal, when they choose to reveal it as that is their way, when they are ready.
Independent, inscrutable and self-contained the ISTP will be difficult to get to know.
The ISTP will be quite private, need their own space and emotional situations will be analysed factually.
Superb problem-solvers ISTPs will excel in robust and difficult situations. They work happily alone to find radical solutions to complex and immediate problems.