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ENTP

What is an ENTP Personality Type
(The Debater)?
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.

ENFP

What is an ENFP Personality Type
(The Encourager)?
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.

Communication

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENFP Communication

How can ENTP and ENFP types communicate effectively with each other?

ENTPs and ENFPs are both Extroverted, Intuitive, Perceiving personalities, meaning they tend to enjoy being around others, focusing on the big picture, and avoiding strict plans. However, ENTPs are logical thinkers, who prefer to consider facts when making decisions, while ENFPs are empathetic and prefer to base decisions on emotional impact.

ENTP personalities should engage in casual, personal conversation with ENFPs, while ENFPs should be direct and honest around ENTPs.


Resolving Conflict

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENFP Conflict

How can ENTP and ENFP types resolve conflict?

ENTPs and ENFPs tend to express themselves differently in tense situations; ENTPs tend to prioritize facts and logic, while ENFPs consider the emotional impact of a situation. ENTPs should avoid being overly critical of ENFPs; instead, they should focus on helping ENFPs clearly express their thoughts. ENFPs should address the facts of the situation and avoid emotional phrasing around ENTPs.


Building Trust

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENFP Trust

How can ENTP and ENFP types build trust?

ENTPs are more likely to be trusting of ENFPs who express themselves honestly and avoid bottling up their feelings. ENFPs should also get to know ENTPs by participating in shared experiences, like concerts or shows.

ENFPs tend to trust ENTPs who are encouraging, consistent, and supportive. ENTPs should work to be attentive to ENFPs’ needs.

Working Together

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENFP Working Together

How can ENTP and ENFP types work together?

Both ENTPs and ENFPs bring charisma, creative solutions, and adaptability to a workplace. However, ENTPs also offer logical processing, while ENFPs offer empathetic decision-making. ENTPs can help ENFPs express their needs more directly, while ENFPs can help ENTPs consider how their actions affect others.


Dealing with Change

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENFP Change

How can ENTP and ENFP types deal with change?

Due to their Perceiving trait, both ENTPs and ENFPs tend to adapt easily to new situations. They are enthusiastic personalities who tend to enjoy the excitement of new experiences, making them very open to positive change.


Managing Stress

ENTP and ENFP types need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing it when possible.

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENFP Managing Stress

ENTP types are easily stressed by...

  • Time spent alone or in silence
  • Highly structured environments and routines
  • Engaging in intensive emotional conversations
  • Jobs or careers that lack creative thinking
Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENFP Managing Stress

ENFP types are easily stressed by...

  • Time spent alone or in silence
  • Highly structured environments and routines
  • Engaging in intensive emotional conversations
  • Jobs or careers that lack creative thinking

ENTPs should avoid criticizing ENFPs’ actions, while ENFPs should avoid pressuring ENTPs to be emotionally vulnerable.


Encouraging and Motivating

ENTP and ENFP types can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.

Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENFP Motivations

ENTP types are motivated by...

  • Parties or larger gatherings of people
  • Considering complex problems and ideas
  • Creating original, exciting plans
  • Engaging with other quick-witted people
Myers-Briggs ENTP & ENFP Motivations

ENFP types are motivated by...

  • Connecting emotionally with those around them
  • Participating in unique experiences
  • Dreaming about an exciting future
  • Feeling heard and understood by people

ENTPs can motivate ENFPs by frequently offering affirmation, while ENFPs can motivate ENTPs by engaging in thoughtful discussions.


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