Learn about Myers-Briggs types and relationships
People with an INFP personality type tend to be reserved, idealistic, and adaptable in their behavior. They are curious people, often lost in thought. They enjoy being by themselves or with small groups of people and prefer to listen to and contemplate the thoughts of those around them.
People with an ISFJ personality type tend to be humble, hard-working, and enthusiastic in their behavior. They often focus on making sure a job is done perfectly and like to follow a specific approach. Though they are quiet, ISFJs are social and enjoy being around small groups of familiar people.
How can INFP and ISFJ types communicate effectively with each other?
Both INFPs and ISFJs are Introverted Feeling personalities, meaning they are generally reserved, emotional processors. INFPs are also creative and adaptable, while ISFJs are present-focused and organized. INFPs should address one situation at a time with ISFJs, while ISFJs should avoid focusing too closely on the details around INFPs.
How can INFP and ISFJ Types resolve conflict?
Since INFPs and ISFJs are both Feeling personalities, they should address how they each feel, while remaining calm and empathetic toward the other. To avoid stress, both INFPs and ISFJs should work to fix the situation, rather than avoid the confrontation; INFPs should avoid speaking too conceptually or philosophically, while ISFJs should avoid getting too stuck in the specifics of the situation.
How can INFP and ISFJ types build trust?
INFPs are more likely to trust ISFJs who appreciate their creative ideas and encourage them to follow a flexible schedule, while ISFJs tend to trust INFPs who can be consistent and follow through on set goals of commitments.
How can INFP and ISFJ types work together?
INFPs bring innovative solutions and flexibility to a work environment, while ISFJs offer attention to detail and goal-oriented planning. INFPs can help ISFJs find creative ways to fix a problem, while ISFJs can help INFPs follow through on accomplishing personal or professional goals.
How can INFPs and ISFJs deal with change?
Due to their Judging trait, ISFJs may have a difficult time adapting to a new situation. INFPs, however, usually have a flexible attitude and adjust well to change. INFPs should help ISFJs create a new routine or plan in times of change.
How can INFPs and ISFJs manage stress?
INFPs and ISFJs need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing stress when possible.
INFPs are easily stressed by…
ISFJs are easily stressed by…
INFPs should try to be more consistent and reliable around ISFJs, while ISFJs should avoid pushing INFPs to follow a strict routine or schedule.
How can INFPs and ISFJs encourage and motivate each other?
INFPs and ISFJs can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
INFPs are motivated by…
ISFJs are motivated by…
INFPs can motivate ISFJs by following through on set plans, while ISFJs
can encourage INFPs by affirming their creative and positive contributions.