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INFJ and ENFJ
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INFJ

What is an INFJ Personality Type
(The Advisor)?
People with an INFJ personality type tend to be determined, reserved, and altruistic in their behavior. They are idealists and are passionate about making the world a better place. They enjoy close relationships with a few people, but usually prefer working alone.

ENFJ

What is an ENFJ Personality Type
(The Advocate)?
People with an ENFJ personality type tend to be warm, genuine, and empathetic in their behavior. They are persuasive and are often using their gifts to help guide people toward a better life. They thrive in groups and love to build connections with others.

Communication

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFJ Communication

How can INFJ and ENFJ types communicate effectively with each other?

INFJs and ENFJs are both Intuitive, Feeling, Judging personalities, meaning they tend to process emotionally, focus their attention on the bigger picture, and follow set plans. However, INFJs tend to prefer to spend time alone or in small groups, while ENFJs thrive in larger group settings.

INFJs should work to build personal connections with ENFJs, while ENFJs should allow INFJs space to recharge by communicating via email when necessary.


Resolving Conflict

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFJ Conflict

How can INFJ and ENFJ types resolve conflict?

INFJs and ENFJs are both Feeling personalities and should each focus on opening up emotionally while remaining empathetic to one another. To avoid stress, INFJs and ENFJs should both be honest in communicating their perspectives. ENFJs should offer INFJs space to reflect and recharge.


Building Trust

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFJ Trust

How can INFJ and ENFJ types build trust?

INFJs tend to trust ENFJs who allow them to take time to be alone and process, while ENFJs are more likely to trust INFJs who engage them in discussion and work to build a personal relationship.

Working Together

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFJ Working Together

How can INFJ and ENFJ types work together?

Both INFJs and ENFJs bring innovative ideas, altruism, and goal-oriented planning to a workplace; however, INFJs tend to thrive in environments that allow them to work independently, while ENFJs prefer to work closely with others. INFJs can help ENFJs learn to listen more closely. ENFJs can help INFJs express themselves more openly around others.


Dealing with Change

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFJ Change

How can INFJ and ENFJ types deal with change?

INFJs and ENFJs may have difficulty accepting new situations since they tend to seek consistency and routine. They should work to reorient their thinking, focus on the positive aspects of change, and create a new plan or schedule.


Managing Stress

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

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFJ Managing Stress

INFJ types are easily stressed by...

  • Tensions caused by external conflict
  • Large social gatherings and new people
  • Disappointment or personal failure
  • Criticism from people they care about
Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFJ Managing Stress

ENFJ types are easily stressed by...

  • Spending too much time alone
  • Feeling like they are a burden
  • Facing interpersonal conflict
  • Idealistic expectations not being met

INFJs and ENFJs should appreciate and affirm one another in times of stress, though INFJs should remember to take time alone when needed.


Encouraging and Motivating

INFJ and ENFJ types can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFJ Motivations

INFJ types are motivated by...

  • Making a positive difference in the world
  • Taking private time for themselves
  • Solving complex problems with creative thinking
  • Following a set routine each day
Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFJ Motivations

ENFJ types are motivated by...

  • Connecting emotionally with those around them
  • Organization and planned events
  • Remembering to attend to their own needs
  • Feeling loved and valued by others

INFJs can encourage ENFJs by acknowledging their value and helping them to feel cherished.

ENFJs can motivate INFJs by affirming their positive contributions to the community and allowing them space to relax.


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