While INTPs enjoy playing the devil’s advocate and are often correct, they often may seem “pushy” or “rude” when sharing their ideas with others. INTPs must remind themselves to make others feel heard, even when INTPs don’t agree. Others may view INTPs as impatient and harsh.
In addition, INTPs are not as skilled at making plans and completing projects as they are at seeing various possibilities. This makes them well-suited to work with others in formulating ideas, but the planning and implementation should be left to others.
Because INTPs do not like themselves or others making mistakes, they may become impatient with others who are less competent than themselves. They focus more on efficiency than the needs and feelings of others, which can often be problematic. INTPs are best fit for leadership roles and may have trouble working as a team—especially if their team members are feeling (F) types.