ENFJs and ESFJs are both Extroverted, Feeling, Judging personalities, meaning they tend to process situations emotionally, follow set plans, and enjoy spending time with others. However, ENFJs are generally creative and focused on the big picture, while ESFJs are practical and detail-oriented.
ENFJs should try to be realistic by addressing concrete specifics around ESFJs.
ESFJs should try to focus on the overall situation around ENFJs.
ENFJs and ESFJs should each focus on expressing how a situation affects them emotionally. ENFJs should be open-minded and attentive to ESFJs perspective, while ESFJs should avoid getting too stuck in the details of a situation, remembering, instead, to consider the overall understanding of the situation.
ENFJs tend to trust ESFJs who appreciate creative ideas and take the time to connect emotionally.
ESFJs are more likely to trust ENFJs who engage in discussion and spend intentional time with ESFJs.
Both ENFJs and ESFJs bring compassion, organization, and charisma to a workplace; however, ENFJs also offer innovative solutions, while ESFJs offer attention to detail. ENFJs can help ESFJs understand the big picture, while ESFJs can help ENFJs remember to address smaller details and tasks.
ENFJs and ESFJs may have a difficult time processing change since they prefer consistent, stable environments. They should help one another stay focused and positive in times of change by working to create a new plan or routine, which may help them each regain a sense of control.
ENFJ and ESFJ types need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing it when possible.
ENFJs should avoid using hypotheticals around ESFJs, while ESFJs avoid pushing ENFJs to focus on specifics.
ENFJ and ESFJ types can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
ENFJs can motivate ESFJs by being friendly and caring in conversations, while ESFJs can encourage ENFJs taking time to get to know them.