The ESFJ Personality is all about supporting and encouraging others. The ESFJ is great at understanding the emotions of others and the group as a whole. The ESFJ is very skilled at knowing what to say and how to handle most situations so that there is group harmony. They are very active in their community and will find ways to be of service to others. The ESFJ believes in tried and true methods and will want to implement them on the world and people around them. They can be a bit of a traditionalist, but they also know that this way has worked for years and years, and they try to get everyone to see the same way. They want to be acknowledged and appreciated for all the effort they put forth, though they may have a hard time admitting it. The ESFJ can sometimes be a bit manipulative to get their way and do what they feel is their obligation to do, however, more mature ESFJs realize the best way for them to be a pillar in their community is to lead by example and hope that others see them as an inspiration to be like. The ESFJ is a caring and hard working person that is always there for the people close to them.
Enneagram Type 3 (3w2 3w4)
The Enneagram Type 3 is all about achievement and recognition. The Enneagram Type Three is probably the most driven type. They are all about success and using benchmarks to achieve their goals. The E3 is status conscious and will work hard to maintain an image of a winner. Because of this, they can be very hard workers. The Enneagram 3 would do well to figure out what they truly want out of life, instead of just chasing what will give them accolades. Over time, if they are just chasing another arbitrary goal, they may not find it as fulfilling as they hoped. It might feel like its always onto the next challenge. The Enneagram 3 would benefit from figuring out and reflecting on what brings them the most joy. If the E3 can accepts their flaws and become a more well rounded type that comes from a place of authenticity, they can become a role model for others to follow. They ultimately want to feel valuable to others, and if they can approach this from a place of genuineness, they will be an inspiring voice to others around them. Their achievements will likely inspire awe and motivation in others to go after their goals.