Learn about Myers-Briggs types and relationships
People with an ENTP personality type tend to be expressive, curious, and spontaneous in their behavior. They enjoy debating and thinking about issues from different perspectives. They thrive around people and will almost always engage with those near them.
People with an ENFJ personality type tend to be warm, genuine, and empathetic in their behavior. They are persuasive and are often using their gifts to help guide people toward a better life. They thrive in groups and love to build connections with others.
How can ENTP and ENFJ types communicate effectively with each other?
ENTPs and ENFJs are both Extroverted, Intuitive personalities, meaning they tend to enjoy being around others and focusing on the big picture. However, ENTPs are also logical thinkers, who enjoy pursuing new experiences, while ENFJs are empathetic and prefer following set schedules.
ENTP personalities should engage in casual, personal conversation with ENFJs, while ENFJs should communicate clearly and logically around ENTPs.
How can ENTP and ENFJ Types resolve conflict?
ENTPs should be sensitive to ENFJs’ feelings by addressing issues gently and helping ENFJs feel safe enough to share their thoughts openly. ENFJs should work to focus carefully on the facts of the situation and avoid overly emotional expressions around ENTPs.
How can ENTP and ENFJ types build trust?
ENTP types are more likely to be trusting of ENFJs who can express themselves honestly around ENTPs. ENFJs should take the time to get to know ENTPs through experiences like concerts or shows.
ENFJ types tend to trust ENTPs who are encouraging and consistent around ENFJs. ENTPs should be supportive of ENFJs.
How can ENTP and ENFJ types work together?
ENTP and ENFJ types can actually work really well together because of their differences; processing and expressing themselves differently means they are more likely to come up with different ideas and solutions to problems.
ENTPs bring logical processing and adaptability to a work environment, while ENFJs offer empathetic decision-making and organization. ENTPs can help ENFJs recognize their own personal needs, while ENFJs can help ENTPs consider others when making decisions.
How can ENTPs and ENFJs deal with change?
Due to their Perceiving trait, ENTPs tend to adapt easily to new situations. ENFJs may struggle with change, especially when it is unexpected. ENTPs should help ENFJs adjust to the new situation by encouraging them to create a new plan or routine.
How can ENTPs and ENFJs manage stress?
ENTPs and ENFJs need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing stress when possible.
ENTPs are easily stressed by…
ENFJs are easily stressed by…
ENTPs should avoid criticizing ENFJs’ actions, while ENFJs should avoid pushing ENTPs to follow a repetitive schedule.
How can ENTP and ENFJ types encourage and motivate each other?
ENTPs and ENFJs can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
ENTPs are motivated by…
ENFJs are motivated by…
ENTPs can motivate ENFJs by sharing encouraging affirmations, while ENFJs can motivate ENTPs by occasionally engaging in thoughtful discussion or debate.