Learn about Myers-Briggs types and relationships
People with an ENTJ personality type tend to be charismatic, direct, and logical in their behavior. They tend to avoid displays of emotion and may be perceived as cold in certain situations. They enjoy taking charge, working to achieve goals, and encouraging growth from those around them.
People with an ENFP personality type tend to be energetic, adaptable, and inventive in their behavior. They like to think up new, creative ideas and love sharing them with other people. They thrive in group settings and enjoy meeting new people.
How can ENTJ and ENFP types communicate effectively with each other?
ENTJs and ENFPs are both Extroverted, Intuitive personalities, meaning they prefer to be around others and think conceptually. However, ENTJs prefer to process logically and follow a set plan, while ENFPs express themselves emotionally and desire a sense of spontaneity. ENTJs should avoid criticizing the actions of ENFPs, while ENFPs should engage in discussion with ENTJs.
How can ENTJ and ENFP types resolve conflict?
ENTJs are logical thinkers and prefer to focus on the facts of an issue; ENFPs, however, generally prefer to address the emotional aspects of an issue. ENTJs should be considerate of ENFPs’ need to be emotionally expressive, while ENFPs should share their needs directly with ENTJs.
How can ENTJ and ENFP types build trust?
ENTJs are likely to trust ENFPs who honor their commitments and express themselves honestly; ENFPs should engage in civil debate or discussion with ENTJs.
ENFPs tend to trust ENTJs who take the time to build meaningful, personal connections with them; ENFPs will feel connected to ENTJs who can learn to open up emotionally
How can ENTJ and ENFP types work together?
Both ENTJs and ENFPs are creative problem-solvers and bring innovation to a work environment. ENTJs also offer a rational mindset and a drive to achieve, while ENFPs offer empathetic decision-making and a flexible attitude. As a team, ENTJs can help ENFPs commit to long-term goals or plans. ENFPs can also help ENTJs consider others’ feelings
How can ENTJs and ENFPs deal with change?
Because they are very focused on their personal goals, ENTJs are likely to have a difficult time facing new situations. ENFPs, however, are naturally flexible and tend to have an easier time adapting to change. ENFPs should be supportive of ENTJs as they process.
How can ENTJs and ENFPs manage stress?
ENTJs and ENFPs need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing stress when possible.
ENTJs are easily stressed by…
ENFPs are easily stressed by…
ENTJs should avoid pressuring ENFPs to follow a strict schedule or routine, while ENFPs should avoid pushing ENTJs to be emotionally open in new situations.
How can ENTJs and ENFPs encourage and motivate each other?
ENTJs and ENFPs can build their relationship by learning how to encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives
ENTJs are motivated by…
ENFPs are motivated by…
ENTJs can motivate ENFPs by listening to them when they express how they’re feeling.
ENFPs can encourage ENTJs by helping to accomplish shared goals.