Extraverted iNtuitive Thinking Judging

Personality traits of ENTJ:

  • Strong willed and opinionated.
  • Independent.
  • Value logic over feelings.
  • Intellectually curious.
  • Efficient.
  • Always eager to learn something new.
  • Competent.
  • Energetic and challenging to parent.
  • Require variety in experiences and with toys.
  • Speak adult like early on in life.
  • Always think they’re right.
  • Intense
  • Direct and blunt. Often at the expense of another’s feelings.
  • Decisions are purely driven by logic.
  • Decisive.
  • Would rather be respected than liked.
  • May not like being touched.
  • Need routine and structure to thrive.
  • Think aloud to work through their ideas and thoughts.
  • Future oriented.
  • More likely to lead than follow.
  • Don’t require approval from others.
  • Confident by nature.

What Parents need to know about ENTJ children:

  • Appeal to them with logic, not feelings.
  • Be sure to rotate toys to accommodate their need for variety
  • Teach them to take the feelings of others into consideration when making decisions.
  • Will need help developing empathy and diplomacy.
  • Offer, but don’t force physical affection on them.
  • Teach them to politely decline offers of physical affection.
  • Demonstrate respect for their abilities and intelligence.
  • When communicating, focus on facts. Not feelings.
  • Influence with logic and practicality.

Now that you’ve taken the personality type assessment for your child, read on to understand their preferred learning style.

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