Let’s Understand The ENTJ Personality Type

How do you deal with ENTJs?



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As a doctoral researcher who is fascinated by personality research, I enjoy gathering insights into the different personality types and how each behaves with one another.

Among many personality types, the ENTJs might be one of the most misunderstood personality types.

ENTJ (Commander) personality type is identified by the Myers-Biggers type indicator. People with this personality type are usually bold, assertive, and opinionated. They are also analytical thinkers and have a high tolerance for stressful situations. These qualities help them excel in any leadership position.

According to psychologist David Keirsey, the ENTJ type is quite rare, accounting for a mere 2% of the population.

Personality traits of ENTJ:

These are some evident characteristics of the ENTJ personality type:

1) Extroverted nature

As ENTJs are extroverted, they enjoy socializing with others. They are also enthusiastic and have strong communication skills. While socializing with others they often energize other people with their high-energy vibe.

2) Logical thinkers

While making any decision ENTJ prefers to think realistically and logically. They often rely on fact-based knowledge. This is why they never prioritize their emotions or sentiments in their decision-making.

3) Great strategist

This personality type is well known for its organizing and planning skills. To gain certainty and consistency, they like to plan and map out every single action before making any decision.

4) Problem solvers

ENTJs are extremely reasonable and critical thinkers. They also excel in leadership roles. Because of their strong personality traits and problem-solving skills, they qualified themselves as successful leaders.

5) Emotionally detached

This personality type is not rude or snappy on purpose. They are just emotionally detached and unaware of dealing with their own emotions and feelings. This is why they often suppress their emotions as they believe it will…




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