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ESTJ - Supervisors

ESTJs are loyal and responsible mates, parents and co-workers; due to their dependability they are rightly labeled pillars of the community. They embrace the values of honesty, dedication and dignity in all facets of life. ESTJs favor structure and schedules, avoid inneficiency and thrive on order and continuity. They are always making sure that established plans and procedures are followed and that time frames are kept. ESTJs possess “type-A” tendencies and can become impatient when their plans are frustrated. In positions of authority they bask in the priviledges that rank brings. ESTJs are experienced "take-charge" people. Their dutiful, hardworking approach means they don't search for shortcuts for positions of prominence. 13% of the total population.

Personality traits

  • Practical, realistic, and task-oriented.
  • Live in a world of facts and concrete needs.
  • Seek like-minded individuals
  • Self-confidenct
  • Opinionated, direct, "take-charge" people.
  • Pillars of the community and representatives of tradition
  • Favor structure and established plans and procedures
  • Thrive on order and organization
  • Stick to their standards
  • Embrace values of honesty, dedication and dignity
  • Enjoy authority and rank
  • Posses “Type-A” tendencies

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