ESTPs and ESTJs are both Extroverted, Sensing, Thinking personalities, meaning they tend to be outgoing, practical, logical decision-makers. However, ESTPs usually pursue last-minute opportunities, while ESTJs tend to follow schedules.
ESTP personalities should set meetings to share important information with ESTJs, while ESTJs should communicate casually with ESTJs.
Conflict between ESTPs and ESTJs should be addressed logically and in a timely manner. ESTP types should be willing to engage in intentional discussion with ESTJs to work out a problem.
ESTJs should listen attentively to ESTPs while calmly working to find a mutually beneficial solution.
ESTPs are more likely to trust ESTJs who allow them the freedom to follow a loose schedule.
ESTJs tend to trust ESTPs who can clearly communicate their needs and participate in organized discussion.
Both ESTPs and ESTJs bring practical, rational decision-making to a workplace; however, ESTPs also offer adaptability and positivity, while ESTJs offer organization and perseverance. ESTPs can help ESTJs think on their feet, while ESTJs can help ESTPs set and achieve big goals.
Due to their Perceiving trait, ESTPs tend to be naturally accepting of new situations; however, ESTJs may have a more difficult time adapting. ESTPs should help ESTJs understand the benefits of the change and establish a new routine.
ESTP and ESTJ 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 inconsistent around ESTJs, while ESTJs avoid pressuring ESTPs to commit to a strict schedule.
ESTP and ESTJ types can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
ESTPs can encourage ESTJs by discussing or debating ideas, while ESTJs can motivate ESTPs by allowing them to pursue new opportunities.
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