Most ENTJs share a common interpersonal style and set of challenges.
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Most ENTJs share a similar interpersonal style, and this style impacts most of their relationships, including those with friends, families, work colleagues, and romantic partners.
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Your interpersonal style describes your social tendencies in terms of dominance, submissiveness, warmth, and coldness. This style impacts how you interact with others, and in turn, it can affect how they act around you.
The circular graph below shows the average interpersonal style of ENTJs. The vertical, up-down axis shows their style in terms of dominance, with a highly assertive style at the top (Assured-Dominant) and a highly passive style at the bottom (Unassured-Submissive).
The horizontal, left-right axis shows their style in terms of warmth, with a cold and impersonal style on the left (Cold-Aggressive) and a friendly, empathetic manner on the right (Warm-Agreeable).
The shaded blue area shows the average interpersonal style of ENTJs across eight dimensions. Notice the areas where the blue area extends closer to the outer edges of the circle. These are the aspects that most heavily influence ENTJs’ interactions.
ENTJs’ high conscientiousness and extraversion combine to create a trusting and reliable interpersonal style.
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To summarize the graph above, four aspects commonly appear in ENTJs’ interpersonal style:
Some but not all ENTJs will have a Warm-Agreeablee aspect to their interpersonal style.
Other ENTJs will show considerably less interpersonally warmth, and their interpersonal style will be marked by the Cold-Aggressive aspect.
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