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ENTJ - The "Chief"

Jungian Personality Types, Take the Personality Test

ENTJs are strategic, organized and possess natural leadership qualities. They are master coordinators that can effectively give direction to groups. They are able to understand complicated organizational situations and quick to develop intelligent solutions. ENTJs are outspoken and will not hesitate to speak of their plans for improvement. They are decisive and value knowledge, efficiency and competence. See MyPersonality PRO™ for a full description of your personality type.

ENTJ Representation



NT (Intellectual)

ENTJ Population
Total: 4%
Male: 5.5%
Female: 2.5%

Primary Function
Secondary Function
Tertiary Function
Least Function

About the ENTJ
Expert Quotes & Links

"ENTJs are natural born leaders. They live in a world of possibilities where they see all sorts challenges to be surmounted, and they want to be the ones responsible for surmounting them. They have a drive for leadership, which is well-served by their quickness to grasp complexities, their ability to absorb a large amount of impersonal information, and their quick and decisive judgments."
- Portrait of an ENTJ (The Personality Page)

"...have a strong natural urge to give structure and direction wherever they are -- to harness people in the field and to direct them to achieve distant goals."
"leader, ambitious, hard working, dominant, prepared, hates to be bored, confident, opinionated, analytical..."
- Jung Type Descriptions (ENTJ) (
""Unequivocating" expresses the resoluteness of the ENTJ's dominant function (Extraverted Thinking). Clarity of convictions endows these Thinkers with a knack for debate, or wanting knack, a penchant for argument. The light and heat generated by Thinking at the helm can be impressive; perhaps even overwhelming."
- ENTJ Profile (TypeLogic)

"At work, ENTJs contribute a wealth of energy directed toward the goals and those of the organization. Their sense of identity is closely tied to how they carry out their responsibilities. They are curious about new ideas and theories, evaluating them in terms of their goals. They are very efficient, competitive, strategic, and task focused."
- ENTJ - The Leader (Lifexplore)

Famous ENTJs

Real ENTJ People

Fictional ENTJs (Characters)

  • Winston 'The Wolf' Wolfe - Pulp Fiction

ENTJ Career Matches

ENTJs are often happy with the following jobs which tend to match well with the Chief/Intellectual personality.

  • Business Administrator
  • Corporate Executive Officer
  • Computer Consultant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Judge
  • Lawyer/Attorney
  • Mortgage Banker
  • Manager
  • Politician
  • Scientist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Teacher/Professor

ENTJ Communities

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More ENTJ Information

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