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ESTJ type

personality types

Find out how many people share your type, and what your strengths are!

Is the glass half full or half empty? Hey! Whose job was it to fill up this glass?

Prayer God, help me to try not to run everything, but if you need some help, just ask.

Animal personality German Shepherd

Although they're very loyal to you, German Shepherds, like ESTJ humans, tend to get annoying after a while. Loud, obnoxious, and aggressive, you can smell their authority from a mile away.

Cat personality "Bossycat"

A cat with attitude. He'll hiss at a Doberman, and the dog will back down. Knows his territory. Is loyal to owners even though he does not display apparent affection.

Collective noun A quantum of ESTJ's

Percentage of total population 13%

Interesting facts

  • Born leaders. "Take charge" people who get things done.
  • Score high on measures of resilience.
  • The consummate organizers.
  • May make decisions too quickly.
  • Most likely of all types to achieve academic success.
  • Extremely hardworking.
  • Report very good job satisfaction.

Common careers

  • education
  • entrepreneurs
  • health care
  • supervisors
  • police officers
  • accountants
  • judges
  • consultants
  • physicians

Famous ESTJs

  • George Washington
  • Vince Lombardi
  • Judith Sheindlin
  • Sandra Day O'Connor

Quotes by famous ESTJs:

  • "I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable titles the character of an "Honest Man." - George Washington
  • "I will demand a commitment to excellence and to victory, and that is what life is all about." - Vince Lombardi
  • "I make the litigants look at me, because the first sign of a liar is avoidance. I want to make certain that I am reading the right expressions, hearing the correct verbiage, and making note of the tone that all who appear before me use. I take all of it into consideration in determining a character." - Judith Sheindlin
  • "I don't know that there are any short cuts to doing a good job." - Sandra Day O'Connor

Hobbies and recreation

  • fixing things around the house
  • organizing games and sports for friends and family
  • volunteering
  • golf
  • community service/li>
  • gardening

All 16 types

Your type is a combination of four preferences. Each preference was made by choosing between 2 letters in a dichotomy. The four dichotomies are:


Defines where you direct your energy. Extroversion indicates outwards towards the world, and Introversion indicates a tendency inwards towards your thoughts and ideas.


Defines how you process information. Do you prefer to process information through your five senses (Sensing) or do you prefer to trust your hunches and read between the lines? (iNtuition)


Defines how you make decisions. Do you prefer logical analysis (Thinking), or contemplating about how each option affects people? (Feeling)


Defines how you order your life. Do you prefer making plans and keeping to schedules (Judging), or do you usually keep things open? (Perceiving)

There are 16 types in total. Now that you know your type, check out your type description by following the appropriate link below!

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