Profile:  ENFJ
Revision:  1.3
Date of Revision:  30 Jun 94

            Extraverted iNtuitive Feeling Judging

           by Joe Butt (

ENFJs are the benevolent 'pedagogues' of humanity.  They have tremendous
charisma by which many are drawn into their nurturant tutelage and/or 
schemes.  Many ENFJs have tremendous power to manipulate others with 
phenomenal interpersonal skills and unique salesmanship.  But it's 
not meant as manipulation -- ENFJs generally believe in their dreams, and 
see themselves as helpers and enablers, which they usually are. 

ENFJs are global learners.  They see the big picture.  The ENFJs focus is
expansive.  Some can juggle an amazing number of responsibilities or 
simultaneously.  Many ENFJs have tremendous entrepreneurial ability. 

ENFJs are, by definition, Js, with whom we associate organization and
decisiveness.  But they don't resemble the SJs or even the NTJs in
organization of the environment nor occasional recalcitrance.  ENFJs are
organized in the arena of interpersonal affairs.  Their offices may or may
not be cluttered, but their conclusions (reached through feelings) about
people and motives are drawn much more quickly and are more resilient than
those of their NFP counterparts. 

ENFJs know and appreciate people. Like most NFs, (and Feelers in general),
they are apt to neglect themselves and their own needs for the needs of
others.  They have thinner psychological boundaries than most, and are at 
for being hurt or even abused by less sensitive people.  ENFJs often take on
more of the burdens of others than they can bear.  

TRADEMARK:  -- 'The first shall be last' --

This refers to the open-door policy of ENFJs.  One ENFJ colleague always
welcomes me into his office regardless of his own circumstances. If
another person comes to the door, he allows them to interrupt our
conversation with their need.  While discussing that need, the phone rings
and he stops to answer it.  Others drop in with a 'quick question.' I
finally get up, go to my office and use the call waiting feature on the
telephone.  When he hangs up, I have his undivided attention! 

Famous ENFJs:

David, King of Israel
U.S. Presidents:
     Abraham Lincoln
William Cullen Bryant, poet
Abraham Maslow, psychologist and proponent of 'self-actualization'
Ross Perot
Elizabeth Dole
Francois Mitterand
Bob Saget, "America's Funniest Home Video's", "Full House"
Dick Van Dyke
Andy Griffith
James Garner
William Aramony, former president of United Way
Brenda Vaccaro 

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