This question comes from Jen.

“I’m a ENFP but my boss is not. She seems put off by my enthusiasm and general personality. I’ve tried to tone myself down in her presence and I think it may be helping a little. What others suggestions might you have to make a positive working relationship?”

ENFPs may feel that they need to take on a different persona at work, or to tone down their natural exuberance in workplaces that are structured, quiet, and impersonal. If you can relate, Edythe has some strategies that may help.

Myers-Briggs Question Corner is the weekly MBTI career podcast brought to you by DC Metro Career Counselor Edythe Richards.
Edythe is the creator of A Top Career – a web site which specializes in helping people back into work.

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