Originally published January 15, 2023 | By Sarah Regan

According to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), each of us falls under one of 16 personalities. And of all these personality types, there’s one with an incredible knack for politics and leadership: the ESTJ.

If you or someone you know is an an ESTJ, here’s what to keep in mind.

The ESTJ personality type:

ESTJ stands for Extroverted, Sensing, Thinking, and Judging. According to Dario Nardi, Ph.D., a personality expert and author of Neuroscience of Personality, this Myers-Briggs personality type is known for being hard-working, driven, and practical, placing high importance on upholding their values. They’re great organizers and managers, whether at home, in the community, in school, or at work, he says.

That said, ESTJs can come off as a bit tyrannical when they don’t consider others’ feelings, he notes. “They can dismiss others’ unique life experiences and perspectives, and try too much to limit others into a ‘best’ path or mold.”

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