The intuitive-logical extravert is one for whom the external world is divided into two categories: that which is interesting, entertaining, or otherwise stimulating, and that which is not. Extraverted intuition, his primary mode of life, is a function of the world of possibilities and potentialities, with secondary (creative) introverted thining seeking the essense or logical construction of these possiblities. If the ILE does not perceive an object or system as having a great number of opportunities or possibilities, he dismisses it as "boring." People, too, are sometimes judged in this manner, although rarely so: ILEs are skilled at seeing the potential in anyone, so very few are actually labeled in this manner. Indeed, the ILE is often the first to see the good or potential in a misjudged person.
The ILE has a strange temperment. Upon first impression, he will either appear gregarious, outgoing, and open, or reserved, pensive, somewhat passive, and perhaps even unsure of himself; this is completely dependant on what kind of mood he is in; he is completely at the whim of his own state of mind, and as all other things, this will determine your impression of him. The important thing to know is that, either way, there is more to the ILE than you immediately see, even just in terms of surface personality.
The ILE is a spontaneous generator of ideas. More often than not, it is his extraordinary ability to "put 2 and 2 together" faster than others that is the source of his ideas. Lateral combinatory thinking is a great strength of his. Because of this, he can often see through fallacies and point out weaknesses in others' arguments; for this reason, he makes a great lawyer or politician. However, the ILE is not a supporter of hierarchy, and often shies away from potential opportunities in these areas as a result. He finds independance and entrepreneurship much more attractive: they allow him to be his own boss without the inherent responsibilities of being an executive or manager. However, unlike the IEE, the ILE can tolerate hierarchy if it serves his "greater plan," so many of this type are still found in big budsiness, especially in positions in which they don't have anyone directly above or below them. He avoids direct responsibilities, so having people under him is usually another deterrant for holding a position in management.
The ILE's greatest weakness comes in the form of a painful awareness of his own lack of tact or social awareness. Although healthy representatives of this type seldom say anything intentionally hurtful, they often fail to realize the effect that their words or intonations have on other people. They can be quite condescending sometimes, even belittling, but completely oblivious. Friends of the ILE are aware and tolerant of this weakness, but those unfamiliar with him are often turned off by this behavior. In most cases, people are either attracted to this brashness, or shy away from it; the ILE's behavior lends itself to a "love me or hate me" attitude, even if he is unaware of the distinction.
Another weakness of the ILE that he is able to mask with practice and conscious effort is his general lack of knowledge of "propper" social behavior. He prefers it when others initiate contact, and can often be affable and genuine when approached. However, if required to approach another, he is usually either overly assuming of familiarity, or overly formal; yet again, the person he approaches is either drawn to his behavior or given to see him as fake and pretentious, perpetuating the "love me or hate me" aura around him.
The ILEs final downfall comes in his inconsistency in asserting himself. The ILE can be quite a pushover, until you threaten either his ideas or his potential. Insulting either of these will provoke an immediate and often harsh reaction, and he will not desist until he feels he has sufficiently convinced you. These extremes aside, however, the ILE is often passive, even to the point of being a pushover. He is easily swept aside with an adequate show of will or self-assertion, unless he senses weakness, in which case he is once again likely to have a rebuttle at the ready.