Personality trains of Extraverted Sensing Thinking Judging (ESTJ):

  • Very logical
  • Responsible, even at a young age
  • Learn from experience
  • Literal
  • True to their word
  • Trustworthy
  • Active and outgoing

What Parents need to know about ESTJ Children:

  • Offer clear and explicit instructions. They will take direction literally.
  • Give advance notice of change. Help them prepare for it. Expose them little by little when possible.
  • They thrive with routine and structure.
  • Model compassion and empathy. It won’t come natural to them. Use logic to explain benefits of showing compassion. Model compassion often.
  • Teach them how to soften their words for the sake of other’s feelings. Give them scripts when possible.
  • Do as you say. They’ll hold you to it.
  • Provide time outdoors and opportunities to burn off energy.
  • Be direct and honest. No need to sugarcoat.
  • When explaining rules, also explain the logic behind them. They’re driven by logic, not emotion.
  • Help them master decision-making. If anything, they’re too quick to close a door.

Now that you’ve completed the personality type assessment, read more about your child’s preferred learning style.

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