You are hardworking traditionalists, eager to take charge in organizing projects and people. Orderly, rule-abiding, and conscientious, you like to get things done, and tend to go about projects in a systematic, methodical way.
You are the consummate organizers, and want to bring structure to their surroundings. You value predictability and prefer things to proceed in a logical order. When you see a lack of organization, you often take the initiative to establish processes and guidelines, so that everyone knows what’s expected.
Your personality type has the following traits
Natural leaders – they like to be in charge
Value security and tradition
Hard-working and dependable
Athletic and wholesome
Have a clear set of standards and beliefs that they live by
No patience with incompetence or inefficiency
Excellent organizational abilities
Enjoy creating order and structure
Will follow projects through to completion
Straight-forward and honest
Driven to fulfill their duties
Your personality type tends to be very practical. You enjoy learning about things that you can see an immediate, real-world use for but tend to lose interest in things that are abstract or theoretical. You are also focused on the here and now and don’t spend a great deal of time worrying about events in the past or what might happen in the future.
You tend to place a high value on tradition, rules, and security. Maintaining the status quo is important to you and you often become involved in civics, government and community organizations.
Because you appreciate order and organization, you frequently do well in supervisory roles. When in such positions, you are committed to making sure that members of the group follow rules and traditions and law established by higher authorities.
Because of your orthodox approach to life, you can sometimes be seen as rigid, stubborn and unyielding. your take-charge attitude makes it easy for you to assume leadership positions.
Your self-confidence and strong convictions help you excel at putting plans into action, but you can at times appear critical and overly aggressive, particular when other people fail to live up to your high standards.
In school and work situations, you are very hard-working and dependable. You strive to follow directions to the letter and show a great deal of respect and deference for authority figures. You are thorough and punctual about completing your work and rarely question or complain about the work.
As extroverts, you are very outgoing and enjoy spending time in the company of others. You can be very boisterous and funny in social situations and often enjoy being at the center of attention.
Family is also of the utmost importance to you. You put a great deal of effort into fulfilling your family obligations. Social events are also important and you are good at remembering important events such as birthdays and anniversaries. You look forward to attending weddings, family reunions, holiday parties, class reunions and other occasions.
Famous people with your personality
A number of famous individuals have been described as having your personality based on analysis of their lives, works, and behaviors. Some of the possible famous people include:
James Monroe, U.S. President
Harry S. Truman, U.S. President
George W. Bush, U.S. President
Sam Walton, businessman
John D. Rockefeller, philanthropist and industrialist
Billy Graham, evangelist
Bette Davis, actress
What do you like to do?
Popular hobbies for the ESTJ include building and repairing things around the home, gardening, volunteering, community service, and playing and watching sports.
Ho do you like to communicate?
You are practical, action-oriented communicators. You often assume control and communicate to organize and determine what needs to be done. You are clear about expectations and procedures; you explain the necessary steps as well as how and when tasks should be completed. You are open to debate and criticism, but want rules to be followed and work to get done. You are focused on tasks and results and have little patience for deviation or nonconformity.
Interesting facts about your personality type
On personality trait measures, likely to score as Contented, Energetic, Prejudiced, Self-Satisfied, and Practical
More likely than other types to exhibit Type A behavior
Of all types, scored highest in coping resources (with ENFP)
Ranked 3rd highest in marital satisfaction among all types
Among top four types in college GPA
Least likely of all types to think about suicide in college
Among most likely to stay in college
Among types most satisfied with their work
High-ranking personal values include Health, Financial Security, Achievement, and Prestige
Overrepresented among bank officers, financial managers, and business owners
Best career choices for you
At work, you excel at organizing—people, projects, and operations. You like to be in control and often seek out management positions, preferring to be in a role where you can make decisions and enforce policies and procedures.
You quickly develop a reputation in the workplace as people who can be trusted to deliver, on time and as requested. You are unfailingly reliable and gain satisfaction from bringing a project to completion. Because of your eagerness to take on responsibility, you sometimes become overworked.
The ideal work environment for you is highly structured, with a clear set of expectations and an organized authority structure. The ideal job for you allows you to use your organizational skills within a set of standardized procedures to efficiently produce a tangible product.
By understanding your underlying personality, you’ll be better able to select a career path that appeals to your strengths. Some ideal career choices for you include:
Real Estate Agent
Chief Financial Officer
Farmer or Rancher
Real Estate Appraiser
What career should you avoid?
It is important to note that any personality type can be successful in any occupation. However, some occupations are well suited to the natural talents and preferred work style of your personality type, while other occupations demand modes of thinking and behavior that do not come as naturally to you. Occupations that require you to operate outside your natural preferences may prove stressful or draining, and often sound unappealing you.
The following occupations have been found to be unpopular among your personality type, based on data gathered from surveys of the general population.