ENFP and ENFJ personalities are Extroverted, Intuitive, Feeling, meaning they tend to spend their free time with others, process emotionally, and focus their attention on the big picture. However, ENFPs are usually more flexible in their plans, while ENFJs prefer to follow set schedules. ENFPs should set a meeting time for sharing important information with ENFJs, while ENFJs should listen closely to ENFPs ideas’ with an open mind.
Since ENFPs and ENFJs are both Feeling personalities, they should each focus on expressing how they feel in times of conflict, while remaining empathetic to the other person. Though both ENFPs and ENFJs dislike confrontation, conflict should be addressed in a timely manner. ENFPs should share their perspective directly and honestly; ENFJs should remain attentive to ENFPs while showing support and sharing encouragement.
ENFPs are more likely to trust ENFJs who allow them the freedom to follow a loose schedule, while ENFJs tend to trust ENFPs who are consistent and take the time to get to know them.
ENFPs and ENFJs both bring charisma, creative solutions, and empathy to a workplace; however, ENFPs also offer a flexible attitude, while ENFJs provide motivation and organization. ENFPs can help ENFJs pursue new opportunities, while ENFJs can help ENFPs commit to important goals.
Due to their Perceiving trait, ENFPs tend to be naturally accepting of new situations. ENFJs, however, may struggle a bit more with the change, since they tend to plan things in advance. ENFPs should help ENFJs focus on the positive aspects of change while encouraging them to create a new plan or routine.
ENFP and ENFJ types need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing it when possible.
ENFPs should try to follow through on plans with ENFJs, while ENFJs should avoid pushing ENFPs to commit to a rigid schedule or routine.
ENFP and ENFJ types can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
ENFPs can motivate ENFJs by sharing encouragement and appreciation, while ENFJs can encourage ENFPs by participating in a shared new experience.