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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ENTPs should avoid criticizing ENFPs’ actions, while ENFPs should avoid pressuring ENTPs to be emotionally vulnerable.
ENTP and ENFP types can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
ENTPs can motivate ENFPs by frequently offering affirmation, while ENFPs can motivate ENTPs by engaging in thoughtful discussions.