Category Archives: Enneagram

High self mastery – the Four

At first, when learning about the Enneagram, there is the “eek” when we see so clearly how we have limited ourselves. Then there is the fabulous realisation too that we have natural strengths which we only have to allow to shine. … Continue reading

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Why bother understanding personality types?

Why bother with having an understanding of personality types? On a basic level, when we are aware of ourselves, and this includes our personality, we get to choose our responses rather than get stuck in our habitual reactions. Ginger Lapid-Bogna, … Continue reading

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Enneagram and time management

Type 1. Can often run out of time in the desire to get it perfect. Find big vision jobs difficult and focus on small “tickable” jobs. Type 2. Easily distracted by other people’s needs. 2’s can multi-task. The more work they … Continue reading

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Hornevian triad leadership styles

The Enneagram breaks up into threes in mulitple ways. One of these is into the Hornevian triads. This breaks down into: Assertive for 8, 7 and 3 Compliant for 6, 2 and 1 Withdrawn for 9, 5 and 4 I developed … Continue reading

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Development levels and Enneagram Centres

  Enneagram centers of emotion, expression and intelligence could segue onto development levels of egocentric, ethnocentric and worldcentric. Depending on which practitioner you are engaged with, the centres or triads on the Enneagram can be quite confusing. For instance, Pam … Continue reading

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Enneagram into systems

“The Enneagram is a symbol of unity and diversity, a typology of human personality, and a process model of transformation,” writes Don Riso, pioneer in bringing the ancient Enneagram into popular application today. Used by individuals to orientate their personal … Continue reading

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What’s your type?

“The Enneagram doesn’t put you in a box – you are already in a box. The Enneagram makes you aware of the box you are in.” This is how Pam Roux, transpersonal psychologist, started the Enneagram workshop I attended over … Continue reading

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