The ESTJ Personality is all about creating order. The ESTJ wants to organize the people around them and create a strong hold on the community around them. They believe in tradition and doing the right thing, which is a standard that they hold to other people around them. The ESTJ can be a community organizer that is great at bringing people together. They are very verbal and well organized which allows them to make and talk through plans. They also have an entertaining silly side which allows them to break the ice and keep things light. The ESTJ believes in hard work and the rule of law, which they try to uphold and execute. The ESTJ is very principled and will usually find a way to implement their plans. They may come off a bit harsh and angry at others that do not hold themselves to the same values as the ESTJ. If they perceive someone as lazy or dishonest, they can adopt a very biting and sarcastic tone in their interactions. A more mature ESTJ may realize that not everything thinks or is capable of handling themselves in the same was as the ESTJ, and will find ways to allow others to play to their strengths, which will in turn produce better outcomes over time.
Enneagram Type 8 (8w7 8w9)
The Enneagram Type 8 is all about being assertive. The Enneagram Type Eight wants to enjoy the world and understand how to become the best they can be in order to provide for themselves and others. They could come across as a bit too domineering to some, but they will likely learn how to balance this trait. They prefer to be in control of their environment, and will work hard to make that a reality. Some people may be resistant to their ways, but the 8 usually has a way to manage themselves and get results. The 8 is driven to make an impact and be important in their world. If they Enneagram 8 does not feel in control, it is a very unpleasant experience for them. They can become a bit fearful and afraid of what happens to them when they aren’t the ones steering the ship, so to speak. When they develop their strengths and trust the world more, they can see themselves becoming much more caring and share their resources with others around them. They are driven to be independent and want to make their own way in the world. However, they need to be able to manage when this is not possible. They are sometimes scared of vulnerability, but over time, they will understand that being open and expressive of their emotions leads to a much more rich and fulfilling life.