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 ESTP personality type tend to be exciting, energetic, and bold in their behavior. They are usually the life of the party and can sometimes make decisions too quickly. They love crowds and adventure, typically choosing to fix their mistakes as they go.
How can ENTP and ESTP types communicate effectively with each other?
ENTPs and ESTPs are both Extroverted, Thinking, Perceiving personalities, meaning that they both prefer being around people, expressing themselves logically, and pursuing new experiences. They should communicate with each other in a balanced, rational way.
ENTPs should avoid using hypotheticals around ESTPs, focusing on addressing concrete details, instead.
ESTPs should be direct with ENTPs and staying high level where possible as ENTPs generally don’t prefer details.
How can ENTP and ESTP types resolve conflict?
Both personalities should focus on expressing themselves logically. ENTPs should be considerate of ESTPs’ need to work through one issue at a time, while ESTPs should avoid getting too stuck in the details of a situation around ENTPs.
How can ENTP and ESTP types build trust?
ENTPs are likely to trust ESTPs who are open-minded and work to understand the big picture. ESTPs should appreciate ENTPs’ ability to discover creative solutions.
ESTPs are likely to trust ENTPs who can focus on individual projects, when necessary; ENTPs should be grateful for ESTPs’ attention to detail.
How can ENTP and ESTP types work together?
Both ENTPs and ESTPs bring energy, objective thinking, and flexibility to a workplace. ENTPs also offer creative solutions, while ESTPs offer practical ideas. ENTPs can help ESTPs think through complex problems, while ESTPs can help ENTPs stay grounded and focus on present issues.
How can ENTP and ESTP types deal with change?
Due to their Perceiving trait, ENTPs and ESTPs tend to be naturally accepting of new situations. They are adaptable personalities who tend to crave unexpected experiences and appreciate positive change.
How can ENTPs and ESTPs manage stress?
ENTPs and ESTPs need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing stress when possible.
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ENTPs should avoid expressing themselves through hypotheticals around ESTPs, while ESTPs should avoid forcing ENTPs to focus on unnecessary details.
What do ENTPs and ESTPs find encouraging and motivating?
ENTPs and ESTPs can build their relationship by learning how to encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
ENTPs are motivated by…
ESTPs are motivated by…
ENTPs can help motivate ESTPs by participating in a new experience with them, while ESTPs can help motivate ENTPs by engaging in thoughtful discussion.