ENTJs and ESFJs are both extroverted, judging personalities, meaning they prefer spending time around others and following routines or schedules. ENTJs also tend to base decisions on logical thinking and focus on the big picture, while ESFJs enjoy addressing specifics and following their heart.
ENTJs should avoid criticizing ESFJs, choosing, instead, to compliment and encourage their positive contributions.
ESFJs should avoid highly emotional expressions when discussing an issue with ENTJs.
ENTJs prefer to consider logical arguments, while ESFJs tend to focus on the emotional impact of a situation. ENTJs should listen attentively to ESFJs as they express themselves, allowing them to work through one issue at a time. ESFJs should avoid using overly emotional phrasing or pushing ENTJs to be vulnerable in a tense situation.
ENTJs are likely to trust ESFJs who are open-minded and take chances on new ideas; ESFJs should embrace ENTJs’ creative ideas.
ESFJs tend to trust ENTJs who are grounded and can think practically, when necessary. ESFJs will also feel more connected to ENTJs who try to be more emotionally open.
ENTJs bring creative ideas and objective thinking to a workplace, while ESFJs bring attention to detail and empathy. ENTJs can help ESFJs address issues objectively, while ESFJs can help ENTJs consider how their decisions might impact others.
ENTJs and ESFJs may have a difficult time adapting to a new situation, as they tend to find comfort in consistent routine. They should both consider the positive aspects of change and create a new schedule that fits with the situation.
ENTJ and ESFJ types need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing it when possible.
ENTJs should avoid being overly critical of ESFJs, while ESFJs should avoid pushing ENTJs to focus closely on details.
ENTJ and ESFJ types can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
ENTJs can motivate ESFJs by allowing them to be open and honest, while ESFJs can encourage ENTJs by helping them accomplish their goals.