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The ESTJ Personality: ESTJ Careers, Relationships, and Life

Updated on October 31, 2012

Order, tradition, and stability are of the utmost importance for the ESTJ personality. People of the ESTJ personality type feel a strong need to belong to something. As extroverts, ESTJs love connecting with people. The often frequent clubs, citizen group, churches, and other traditional organizations. They are typically quite active in their families as well, often making special effort to attend family functions such as weddings, family unions, etc. In addition to this strong sense of family tradition, they also typically take pleasure in learning about their family lineage.

The ESTJ personality is dedication and responsible. They will do all they can in the name of duty. They display a good work ethic and despise laziness. The ESTJ personality believe that power and prestige should be earned and not given.

With a strong will and a knack for defending their opinions, the ESTJ can be formidable opposition under a wide variety of circumstances. This type will stick to their principles regardless of who has turned against them. The ESTJ have a clear understanding of what is acceptable and what is not. They typically make great leaders with a rather exceptional ability to develop action plans and easy maneuver complex projects.

ESTJ Strengths
ESTJ Weaknesses
Value discipline and stability
May focus toom much on social status
Good money management skills
Not typically sensitive
Easily copes with criticism
Dislikes challenges
Reliable and patient
May appear arrogant and dominant
Determined
Likely to react harshly to carelessness and ineffectiveness
Very friendly and reliable
Difficults in understanding emotions
Traditional approac to relationships
Poor sense of socially acceptable words and expressions

ESTJ Careers

ESTJs can be flexible as far as their career choices. With their profound respect for stability and tradition, they are loyal and dependable employees. They will do what they can to fulfill their duties. In addition, the ESTJ is a natural leader. Again, they enjoy organizing people and any career which allows them to utilize this skill is a good thing. Some examples of ideal ESTJ careers include:

  • Military
  • Police
  • Legal field
  • Business administration
  • Auditors
  • Financial officers


ESTJ Relationships

The ESTJ personality is highly determined and extremely reliable when it comes to romantic relationships. If this particular personality is interested in someone they will typically spend much of their time and energy trying to make it work. They approach relationships in a traditional and safe way. They are unlikely to be too unpredictable or spontaneous; however, their determination to make things work can result in the occasional surprise for their partners.

ESTJs have a strong need to feel appreciated in their relationships. Their strong principles can often be mistaken for an “I am always right” type attitude. This can be a dangerous attitude to have in a relationship as it is not always seen as a very attractive feature. The ESTJs strong self confidence, however, is found to be attractive to many of the other personality types.

Though traditional, intimacy with an ESTJ is also likely to be energetic and filled with enthusiasm. It is also typically viewed as a way to achieve physical satisfaction as oppose to an expression of love and affection. In addition to this, ESTJs do not normally verbalize their feelings and let the partners know how they feel. Touchy-feely moments are few. Instead, ESTJs show their feelings through acts of protectors. They are natural defenders and will do their best to shield their partners from difficult situations. The ESTJs preferred partners are ISFP (introverted, sensing, feeling, and perceptive) and ISTP (introverted, sensing, thinking, perceptive).

Famous ESTJ Personalities

Based on an analysis of their life and work, the following have been identified as famous ESTJ personalities:

  • Dr. Phil
  • Henry Ford
  • Ann Coulter
  • Judge Judy
  • Michelle Obama
  • Martha Stewart
  • Alec Baldwin
  • Emma Watson
  • Uma Thurman

Some famous ESTJ fictional characters include:

  • Lucy van Pelt, Peanuts
  • Tony Soprano, The Sopranos
  • Pricess Leia Organa, Star Wars
  • Daniel LaRusso, The Karate Kid
  • Angelica, Rugrats
  • Yosemite Sam, Looney Tunes



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