ESTJ - The Controller

Who is ESTJ - The Controller?


ESTJ - The Controllers take charge and focus on getting results in the most efficient way using a straightforward and energetic approach to inspire and lead those around them.


The most proactive of all personality types, ESTJs are talkative, have high energy levels and have a desire to be in control. 


Getting from A to Z is naturally very clear for them, making them born leaders.


Being natural leaders, you can open doors and create opportunities if your skills are used in the right way,  if you want to develop these abilities further you may want to consider Limitless Success ESTJ, you'll uncover major growth opportunities with Limitless potential.



Often the very first question people ask after completing our Limitless Success personality test is “What do these four letters mean”?  There are 4 groups and 16 personality types in total.  See yours below!




You are energised by interacting with other people.



You're practical and concentrate on the here-and-now.



You make decisions based on logic and the facts in front of you.



You seek structure and like to be focused with clear objectives.

Your preference is Extraversion

    As an Extravert you get your energy from being around people rather than spending time by yourself. You're more stimulated by busy environments and interacting with others. So, whenever you're feeling a bit down, take advantage of this knowledge, go visit a busy city or arrange a get together with friends - it will instantly pick you up and get your motivational juices flowing.

      EXTRAVERT types tend to...

      • be described as talkative;
      • like interacting with people;
      • thrive in fast-paced or busy environments;
      • like to collaborate with others;
      • enjoy being the centre of attention.

      It's possible to foster your Extravert skills to their maximum efficiency, we offer a series of self discovery exercises helping you to raise the bar in everything you do.

        Your preference is Sensing

          As a Sensing type, you are the one always bringing those around you back to reality. You have little time for what could be, you're much more about what is happening now, practical and realistic.

            SENSING types tend to...

            • focus on the here-and-now;
            • prefer facts and figures;
            • be very practical and down-to-earth;
            • utilise past experiences for future guidance;
            • notice minor details and remember all the facts.

            Utilise your natural preference for loving facts and figures, Limitless Success has endless material on your profile, and to cater for Sensing types, we have lots of finer details for you to enjoy!


              Your preference is Thinking

                As a Thinking type you ensure your head rules everything you do. You value money, prestige and power and rely on logic to help you make well-formed decisions to achieve it. 

                You're objective and rational, very rarely losing your cool and like to be respected for it.

                  THINKING types tend to...

                  • look at everything in an analytical way;
                  • be described as reasonable and they seek truth and objective reasoning;
                  • always search for flaws in arguments;
                  • come across as cold as they tend to remove emotions when making decisions;
                  • be motivated by achievement.

                  Most Thinking types thrive when they succeed and are successful trying something new, nurture this technique by setting yourself challenges.  Choose an area of your life you want to improve whether it’s personal, professional growth or financial, clarify your vision setting laser focused goals and allow us to give you the framework to achieve them.

                    Your preference is Judging

                      As you have the Judging trait you tend to prefer to live your life by structure, rules and having clear processes. You probably keep mental checklists and are energized by ticking things off as you proceed.

                        JUDGING types tend to...

                        • seek structure and a clear plan;
                        • like to set goals and have a clear focus;
                        • like closure and seeing things through;
                        • follow rules and expectations;
                        • like to finish projects.

                        Learning about your profile can be shocking, or even exciting, all the information can be a lot to take in.  If you would like a structured plan to help you implement your learnings, our premium programme can definitely help!

                          A true sign you're an ESTJ

                          Your intelligence is underestimated

                          People are often shocked when they realise how intelligent you are,

                          as all most people see are your people skills.

                          What are the best choices for your career?

                          The ESTJ respects boundaries, follow rules and expects perfection from everyone else. Jobs that require organization and follow-through are the best match for ESTJs. Find the best career for you so you are confident, motivated and driven to achieve your goals, the first step is to take action.

                          • Business Manager

                          • Senior Accountant

                          • Computer Specialist

                          • Public Relations

                          • Scientist

                          • Real Estate Agent


                          Your top 3 Strengths

                          • HIGH-ENERGY

                            Everything is done with speed and precision. You tipically achieve more by lunchtime than most people accomplish in a day.

                          • DETAIL-ORIENTED

                            You're known for your excellent memory. You can absorb, discuss and retain information and facts with ease.

                          • LOYAL

                            When you have a mission, you would move heaven and earth to make things happen and deliver before deadline.

                          • Tapping into your peak performance abilities and enjoying lasting fulfilment are techniques used in the Limitless programme , all taking your strengths to new heights.


                          Your top 3 Challenges

                          • TAKE CHARGE

                            You see it as your role to always take control of the situation, even if it means pushing others out.

                          • LIKE TO BE RIGHT

                            You prefer your tested solutions and can get stressed with sudden changes. 

                          • BLUNT

                            You do not believe in small talk and would rather jump straight to the point.

                          • We can all bury our heads in the sand or take action, what do you want to do?

                          What FINANCES mean for your type

                          You are part of the Protectors Group, meaning you are normally traditional and conservative with your spending habits. 

                          You make great savers and are seen by others as responsible who tend to be very practical when money is concerned.  Be smarter with your financial decisions and you’ll avoid having to work harder.  All this is possible with the tools, workbooks and Financial Freedom calculators all available within Limitless Success.


                          Utilise your exceptional organisation skills by making long-term plans for the future.


                          Planning is breeze for you whereas others find it exceptionally challenging. Develop this skill by building a pension plan and be energised by watching it grow each month.


                            Jump into making money decisions too quickly, take time to reflect and fully understand what you're getting into.

                            Your type is notoriously cautious although known to be spontaneous and make decisions out of the blue. When this happens STOP, reflect and wait before jumping in. 

                            Are you looking to develop the best version of yourself?  If so, you're in the right place

                            FAMOUS PEOPLE

                            ESTJs - Controllers


                            • Michelle Obama, Former US First Lady
                            • Henry Ford, Businessman
                            • Tom Clancy, Novelist
                            • Ivanka Trump, Fashion designer


                            • Alec Baldwin, Actor
                            • Uma Thurman, Actress
                            • Mickey Rourke, Actor
                            • Lucy Liu, Actress


                            • Mrs. Patmore, Downtown Abbey
                            • Hermione Granger, Harry Potter
                            • Robb Stark, Game of Thrones
                            • Effie, The Hunger Games

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