The Elephant – ESFJ

Rivaling the Peacock for the title of “Most Outgoing Type”, Elephants are well known for their warmth, chattiness, and generosity. Unlike the Peacocks, who are socially aggressive to the point of brazenness, Elephants exude an easygoing friendliness, an air of social comfort that enables those around them to feel comfortable. On a grander scale, the collective work of Elephants helps create and maintain the social structure that our civilizations are centered around.

The Head of the Family


Everything I think and everything I do is wrong. I was wrong about Elton, I was wrong about Christian, and now Josh hated me. It all boiled down to one inevitable conclusion, I was just totally clueless. Oh, and this Josh and Tai thing was wigging me more than anything. I mean, what was my problem? Tai is my pal. I don’t begrudge her a boyfriend. I really… oooh I wonder if they have that in my size.

– Cher, Clueless

Herders by nature, Elephants share many traits with the other herding types, the Stags and Dolphins… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!

The Optimist

Tom Hanks

Humans are, by nature, too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candor.

– Tom Hanks

Elephants see the very best in people. Staying true to their Gatherer roots, this optimism is grounded in their belief in the sanctity of the community. They are not ignorant to the fact that negativity exists… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!

The Gossip

Barbara Walters

Show me someone who never gossips, and I will show you someone who is not interested in people.

– Barbara Walters

The downside to an Elephant’s social maneuvering is that they can often be viewed as busybodies… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!

The Host

Jimmy Fallon

Honestly, it’s the greatest show on television. It’s live. It’s topical. It makes you laugh. It’s just a great vibe.

– Jimmy Fallon

Generally speaking, the humor of an Elephant is based on their vast collection of silly expressions, coupled with a playful, bubbly, “nice guy/gal” demeanor… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!