ENTJ

the decisive strategist

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ENTJ careers

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ENTJs at work

ENTJs thrive in careers that need sound logic and solid information to solve problems. They enjoy making tough decisions on the fly and are incredibly motivated by competition and rewards for their achievements. ENTJ types enjoy making the calls that others shy away from. They benefit from a career that values quick thinking and analytical decision-making.

ENTJs are Extraverted Thinking types. So, while they think in terms of numbers and facts, they’re also good at communicating with others and leading a group. ENTJs can see the big picture clearly, communicate it with those they’re leading, and get the job done with precision.

Career trends

At their core, ENTJs are incredibly driven and focused on success at work, either in their own career or in a group project. If you’re an ENTJ personality type, you’d be best suited for a career that allows for planning and execution, such as creating conceptual models or establishing plans for others to follow.

It’s important to note that ENTJs’ ability to shoulder responsibility for difficult decisions is extremely valuable, and it’s a skill that’s a cornerstone of many well-suited careers.

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Leadership style

ENTJs are adept leaders who manage with logic and clarity rather than emotional appeals. Instead of focusing on an individual’s talents and desires, the ENTJ leader focuses on the big picture plan and the smart fix for each individual problem. They frequently challenge their employees to stand up for their beliefs.

While skilled at developing efficient, logistical systems, they may become overly critical or seem like they’re not listening to their employees. At the end of the day, ENTJ leaders bring enthusiasm to projects and an efficiency that certain types of employees appreciate and enjoy.

ENTJs on a team

When they’re part of a team, ENTJs are laser-focused and dedicated to finding the solution to any problem. They can communicate their ideas clearly and concisely, and they’re so confident in their thought process that it makes others feel confident, too.

They may encounter conflict if they steamroll other people’s opinions or refuse to listen to counter points. But ENTJs are a valuable part of any team that requires an analytical mind to balance the more creative, conceptual ideas.

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