Vladimir Putin (ISTP)

Vladimir Putin

Type: ISTP

Subtype: Dominant (Te fixation)

 Profession: President of Russia

Born: 1952 (age 64)

Generation: Boomer

Nationality: Russian

"If the nation is not capable of preserving itself and reproducing, if it loses it vital bearings and ideals, then it doesn't need foreign enemies - it will fall apart on its own."
Vladimir Putin


Interviews are useful for familiarizing yourself with the visual and temperamental aspects of different types.  Notice Vladimir’s facial expressions, eye movements, posture, mannerisms, speech patterns, and responses to others.  Over time, you will recognize similar patterns in other ISTPs.


A person’s type shines through in the work they create as well.  Notice the attitudes, mannerisms, and thought processes Vladimir displays in his work as President.  What light can this shed on the mind of ISTPs in general?

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