INTPs and ESTJs are both Thinking types, meaning that they both prefer logical expressions and tend to avoid expressing emotions. They should feel free to communicate with each other in a balanced, reasonable way. They don’t need to worry too much about considering the emotions of the other.
INTPs should try to gather their thoughts before addressing a situation with an ESTJ since they prefer organization.
ESTJs should try to avoid going too much into the details or specifics since INTPs prefer thinking about the bigger picture. Instead, ESTJs should try to consider the whole perspective.
Both personalities should focus on the facts of a specific situation; however, ESTJs should learn to recognize signs that an INTP might need space in an argument. As introverts, INTPs need time to gather their thoughts on their own and may feel overwhelmed in a drawn-out discussion.
INTPs should also be aware of ESTJs’ need to clarify details; even if it may feel unnecessary to INTPs, details are important to ESTJ’s.
INTPs, on the other hand, are more likely to trust an ESTJ that doesn’t confine them to traditional scheduling. They prefer flexibility to routine and should be given space to work independently from others.
ESTJs are likely to trust INTPs who are consistent and reliable. If an ESTJ feels as though someone can meet and exceed expectations, they will trust and rely on them.
INTPs can help ESTJs adapt to new situations, which may otherwise be difficult for ESTJs to process.
ESTJs can bring a sense of organization to a work environment; they can help INTPs have more order and predictability.
ESTJ personalities are likely to have difficulty adapting to change. Because they are naturally organized and well-scheduled, change can upset their expectations. INTPs should help by encouraging ESTJs to see the bright side of change. Finding a new routine in the midst of everything can also help ESTJs regain a sense of control.
INTP and ESTJ types need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing it when possible.
INTPs should avoid being too spontaneous or unpredictable around ESTJs, which can otherwise overwhelm them.
ESTJs should avoid forcing INTPs into a pattern of unnecessary regulation or order; if INTPs are doing their part, there’s no need to push them into a predictable routine.
INTP and ESTJ types can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
INTPs can help motivate ESTJs by following through on set goals and objectives, which will offer ESTJs peace of mind.
ESTJs can help motivate INTPs by giving them space to work apart from others and expressing appreciation for beneficial results.
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