ESTPs and ESFJs are both Extroverted, Sensing personalities, meaning they are people-oriented, pragmatic, and focused on the here and now. However, ESTPs are generally more flexible, logical thinkers, while ESFJs are generally empathetic and organized.
ESTP personalities should communicate thoughts in a considerate, calm way with ESFJs.
ESFJs should avoid overly emotional expressions or phrasing when in discussion with ESTPs.
Conflict can be difficult for ESFJ types to face, so ESTP types should try to be sensitive and patient, allowing ESFJs time to express themselves.
ESFJs should focus on addressing the facts of the situation and finding a practical, mutual solution.
ESTPs are more likely to be trusting of ESFJs who feel comfortable sharing their thoughts openly and can allow ESTPs space to work at their own pace.
ESFJs may find it easier to trust ESTPs who can be encouraging and sensitive, especially in times of stress.
ESTPs and ESFJS both bring charisma and attention to detail to a work place. ESTPs also offer logical decision-making and adaptability, while ESFJs offer empathetic reasoning and goal-oriented planning. ESTPs can help ESFJs grow to feel comfortable with directly expressing their thoughts, while ESFJs can help ESTPs finish long-term projects
Due to their Perceiving trait, ESTPs tend to accept change easily. ESFJs may struggle a bit more with adapting. During this time, ESTPs should help ESFJs process by encouraging them to create a new plan or routine after the change, as it may help ESFJs regain a sense of control.
ESTP and ESFJ types need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing it when possible.
ESTPs should avoid being overly critical of ESFJs, while ESFJs should avoid pushing ESTPs to be more emotionally vulnerable.
ESTP and ESFJ types can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
ESTPs can encourage ESFJs by communicating positively and following through with set commitments.
ESFJs can motivate ESTPs by sharing in a new experience, like trying a new restaurant or attending a concert.