Learn about Myers-Briggs types and relationships
People with an INTJ personality type tend to be confident, analytical, and ambitious in their behavior. They love to pursue knowledge and tend to be very logically minded. They are independent thinkers focused on solving the world’s problems.
People with an ENTP personality type tend to be expressive, curious, and spontaneous in their behavior. They enjoy debating and thinking about issues from different perspectives. They thrive around people and will almost always engage with those near them.
How can INTJ and ENTP types communicate effectively with each other?
INTJs and ENTPs are both Intuitive Thinking personalities, preferring to consider complex problems and base decisions on logical thinking. However, INTJs are introverted and prefer to be alone, while ENTPs enjoy being around others and desire a sense of spontaneity. INTJs should avoid pushing ENTPs to follow certain rules or schedules, while ENTPs should give INTJs plenty of space to reenergize alone.
How can INTJ and ENTP types resolve conflict?
INTJs and ENTPs are both Thinking personalities, so they should focus on addressing tense situations logically. They should be direct and clear about their perspectives. INTJs should be conscious of ENTPs’ need to discuss in person and address many different aspects of an issue, while ENTPs should recognize INTJs’ need to be alone and allow them space when needed.
How can INTJ and ENTP types build trust?
INTJs are likely to trust ENTPs who can commit to plans and recognize when INTJs need space; ENTPs should try to be a bit more organized and consistent with INTJs.
ENTPs tend to trust INTJs who take the time to engage with them and share new ideas; ENTPs will feel more appreciated when INTJs take the time to get to know them.
How can INTJ and ENTP types work together?
Both personalities contribute to their workplace with deep, logical thinking and natural creativity. INTJs are quiet goal-setters, while ENTPs are adaptable and charismatic workers. INTJs can help ENTPs follow-through on set goals, while ENTPs can help INTJs express their thoughts more openly around others.
How can INTJs and ENTPs deal with change?
INTJs are likely to have a difficult time facing new situations, as they are very focused on their personal goals and tend to have many plans set in place. ENTPs are naturally adaptive and tend to enjoy the thrill of transitional periods. ENTPs should be supportive while INTJs are processing something new. Once INTJs can find a new path to their goals, they will adapt more easily to change.
How can INTJs and ENTPs manage stress?
INTJs and ENTPs need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing stress when possible.
INTJs are easily stressed by…
ENTPs are easily stressed by…
INTJs should avoid pressuring ENTPs to commit to a strict schedule, which can cause them to feel controlled.
ENTPs should be considerate of INTJs’ time and energy, allowing them space to be alone.
How can INTJs and ENTPs encourage and motivate each other?
INTJs and ENTPs can build their relationship by learning how to encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives
INTJs are motivated by…
ENTPs are motivated by…
INTJs can motivate ENTPs by allowing them to have a very flexible schedule and taking the time to get to know them.
ENTPs can encourage INTJs by giving them personal space and appreciating their creative contributions.