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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.

ENFP

What is an ENFP Personality Type
(The Encourager)?
People with an ENFP personality type tend to be energetic, adaptable, and inventive in their behavior. They like to think up new, creative ideas and love sharing them with other people. They thrive in group settings and enjoy meeting new people.

Communication

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFP Communication

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

INFJs and ENFPs are both Intuitive, Feeling personalities, meaning they tend to process emotionally and focus their attention on the bigger picture. However, INFJs tend to follow schedules and prefer to spend time alone or in small groups, while ENFPs are generally more flexible in their plans and thrive in larger group settings. INFJs should work to build personal connections with ENFPs, while ENFPs should allow INFJs space to recharge by communicating via email when necessary.


Resolving Conflict

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFP Conflict

How can INFJ and ENFP types resolve conflict?

Since INFJs and ENFPs are both Feeling personalities, they should each focus on expressing the emotional impact of a situation, while remaining empathetic to one another. To avoid stress, INFJs and ENFPs should both be open about their perspectives and ENFPs should encourage INFJs to take space to reflect, if needed.


Building Trust

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFP Trust

How can INFJ and ENFP types build trust?

INFJs tend to trust ENFPs who follow through on set commitments, while ENFPs are more likely to trust INFJs who allow them the freedom to follow a loose schedule.

Working Together

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFP Working Together

How can INFJ and ENFP types work together?

Both INFJs and ENFPs bring creative solutions and empathy to a workplace; however, INFJs also offer commitment and dedication, while ENFPs offer a flexible attitude. INFJs can help ENFPs achieve their professional goals. ENFPs can help INFJs step outside of their comfort zone and try new things.


Dealing with Change

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFP Change

How can INFJ and ENFP types deal with change?

Due to their Perceiving trait, ENFPs tend to be naturally accepting of new situations. INFJs may have a more difficult time since they tend to prefer consistency. ENFPs should help INFJs focus on the positive aspects of change and create a new plan or routine.


Managing Stress

INFJ and ENFP 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 & ENFP 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 & ENFP Managing Stress

ENFP types are easily stressed by...

  • Spending too much time alone
  • Lack of independence or freedom
  • Facing interpersonal conflict
  • Idealistic expectations not being met

INFJs should avoid pushing ENFPs to follow a strict routine, while ENFPs should avoid being too unpredictable or inconsistent around INFJs.


Encouraging and Motivating

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

Myers-Briggs INFJ & ENFP 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 & ENFP Motivations

ENFP types are motivated by...

  • Connecting emotionally with those around them
  • Participating in unique experiences
  • Dreaming about an exciting future
  • Feeling heard and understood by people

INFJs can motivate ENFPs by encouraging them to pursue new experiences, while ENFPs can motivate INFJs by affirming their positive contributions to the community.


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