Myers and Briggs Personality Types: ENFJ Profile
ENFJs are natural helpers. They have a strong need to help other people meet their goals and needs. ENFJs want to see the people around them reach their fullest potential. They are genuinely affectionate and caring people. ENFJs are charismatic and are oftentimes called upon by their friends and family in times of need. ENFJs enjoy helping others and feel happy when they can contribute in others successes.
ENFJs are talkative people who care about everyone around them. They help others while being assertive, decisive and enthusiastic. ENFJs like to see closure and enjoy seeing tasks completed.
- ENFJs can be controlling or even manipulative.
- They can also be overly protective of their close friends and family.
- ENFJs try to avoid conflict by ignoring and/or avoiding the conflict.
- ENFJs can be sensitive to what others think of them.
- They can be critical of people who disagree with their own opinion.
- They have a tendency to blame themselves when things go wrong.
- ENFJs will put their own needs aside for others.
- ENFJs are driven by other peoples wants and needs
- They are very good at communicating ideas to others.
- ENFJs manage their money well.
- They are warm and reassuring people.
- ENFJs are good at determining what others might be thinking or feeling.
- ENFJs are generally a lot of fun to be around since they are normally energetic, and optimistic.
- They try to resolve an argument by trying to find common ground.
Fictional Character with ENFJ Personality
ENFJ Describing Words
- Social Worker
- Sales Person
Dig Deeper into ENFJ
- ENFJ Profile
A great resource to learn more about the ENFJ personality type.
- Keirsey Temperament Website - Portrait of the Idealist® Teacher (ENFJ)
Detailed description of the ENFJ, the Teacher Idealist. Adapted from Please Understand Me II, the authoritative source for Temperament Theory, by David Keirsey, PhD. Includes examples of well-known ENFJ personalities, and pointers to articles on care