ENTJs and ESTPs are both Extroverted, Thinking personalities, meaning they prefer to spend time around others and base decisions on logical thinking. However, ENTJs prefer to focus on the future and plan ahead, while ESTPs trust present facts and seek new opportunities. ENTJs should avoid setting meetings with ESTPs too far in advance, while ESTPs should organize their thoughts and share honestly with ENTJs.
Because ENTJs and ESTPs are both logical thinkers, they should address disagreements in a calm, thoughtful way. ENTJs should be conscious of ESTPs’ need to work through one issue at a time by allowing them to address specifics, while ESTPs should recognize ENTJs’ desire to connect different events by remaining patient when they discuss a pattern.
ENTJs are likely to trust ESTPs who honor their commitments; ESTPs should intentionally set plans with ENTJs.
ESTPs tend to trust ENTJs who engage in discussion and debate; ESTPs will feel more connected to ENTJs once they get to know them.
ENTJs and ESTPs are both charismatic deep-thinkers. ENTJs bring creative problem-solving and organization to a workplace, while ESTPs bring attention to detail and adaptability. ENTJs can help ESTPs achieve professional goals, while ESTPs can help ENTJs adjust to unexpected issues.
ENTJs may struggle when faced with unexpected change, as they tend to plan far in advance. ESTPs are usually more innately adaptable and enjoy new experiences. ESTPs should support to ENTJs during a transitional period by helping them to weigh the benefits of the situation.
ENTJ and ESTP 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 pressuring ESTPs to follow a strict plan or schedule, while ESTPs should avoid backing out of plans with ENTJs.
ENTJ and ESTP types can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
ENTJs can motivate ESTPs by joining them in a new experience, while ESTPs can encourage ENTJs by recognizing their personal accomplishments.
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