ENTJ

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Extroverted

Introverted

STRENGTHS

Known as The Commander or Field Marshall, ENTJs are:

  • Commanding - they are natural-born leaders.

  • Enterprising - they have a natural ability to marshal resources toward a common cause.

  • Strategic - they are effective at coordinating personnel and resources to achieve well-defined goals.

  • Communicative - they are good at clarifying complicated and abstract ideas and concepts.

  • Efficient - they bring order and more effective approaches to their environments.

  • Visionary -  they have a clear and definitive vision of the future and are effective at getting others to see that same vision. 

WEAKNESSES

Some ENTJs can also be:

  • Stubborn

  • Dominant

  • Intolerant

  • Impatient

  • Arrogant

  • Unemotional

  • Cold

  • Ruthless

Under stress, ENTJs may become hypercritical of themselves and others.

IN THE WORKPLACE

How ENTJs typically operate in the workplace:

  • As Subordinates - they are often challenged by not having a higher position of authority, and it takes active management to ensure they are satisfied and engaged.

  • As Colleagues - they are sociable and greatly enjoy sharing ideas and critiques in their frequent brainstorming sessions.

  • As Managers - they are confident, charismatic communicators, and can marshal resources to get the job done as efficiently as possible, and to the highest standard of quality.

OTHERS

Other well-known ENTJs include:

  • Steve Jobs

  • Golda Meir

  • Jack Welch

  • Douglas MacArthur

  • Francis Hesselbein

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt

  • Harrison Ford

  • Whoopi Goldberg