Stereotyping is like excess fat, very easy to acquire, not so easy to cast away! The aim of Enneagram teaching One of the fundamental aims of Enneagram teachings is to liberate individuals from the confines of their personality templates. Rather than boxing people, ourselves included, into rigid categories with fixed descriptions and traits, the Enneagram
The list of tools for leaders is long, and you can attend programs where you will expand your skills in building trust and emotionally safe cultures, avoiding or handling conflicts, communicating and feedback, navigating change and complexity, handling pressure and stress, empowering and building talents and taking care of innovation and entrepreneurship. But where to
Unlock the secret to team performance with our insight on non-linear team development and why individuals and teams collectively develop by jumps. Better Team Performance: Understanding Non-linear Team Development Team growth often adopts a non-linear pattern, marked by unexpected leaps and shifts rather than a predictable, constant incline. When we as leaders understand and benefit
Type 1: “The Enneagram has taught me to be comfortable with my perfectly imperfect self!” Dr Deborah Egerton
Knowing my Enneagram at point One has actually taught me that there is no such thing as perfection. That if there is anything that comes close to perfection, it is imperfect. So it has taught me to be comfortable with my perfectly imperfect self, and to be comfortable being uncomfortable in a perfectly imperfect world.
I’m more courageous in terms of showing up and speaking up and being involved with people and situations. And it’s not OK for me anymore to hide out on the sidelines with my knowledge while the world is having all kinds of problems. I feel a much stronger pull to use whatever I do know
The Enneagram started my journey to befriend my heart. And I had no idea about any of that until I really approached the Enneagram, which I started just like a five, from a very cognitive place, interesting, trying to understand, trying to know. But then this became my journey. Befriending the heart. Interview with Dr.
Do we change the type in the Enneagram, or do we just grow more self-awareness and understand that we mistakenly saw ourselves in the wrong type? This article is about how I though that Enneagram Type 5 was where I belonged in the Enneagram, but the Don Riso Challenge changed my mind. What is the
Every type in Enneagram is represented in what is called the three centers. And you can master or balance all three centers depending on what type you relate to the most. In this article, I will write about the somatic or body-center of Enneagram Type 3. The three centers of the Enneagram If you have
The book “The enneagram and why your blind type matters” have now been out in bookstores and online shops for three months. Several readers are sending me questions about the blind Enneagram type and until now, I have received most questions about the difference between a blind Enneagram spot / shadows and blind Enneagram type.
It is said that the student will not find the teacher, but the teacher will appear or find the student when the student is ready. For me, I have both been looking for teachers, and teachers have also entered my life exactly when I needed specific teaching. I am writing this both as a Enneagram
Are you in a personal relationship? Do you ever feel like there’s something blind to you – or your partner – preventing the connection from going deeper? If so, then it might be time to take a look at your relationship blind spots and how they are impacting your personal relationships. Blind spots within relationships
Flemming Christensen´s meeting with the Enneagram is based on an interview with Rezzan Huseyin and converted into this blogpost. Discovering the Enneagram My story about discovering the Enneagram and how it became central to my work starts when I was running a consulting company with 60 employees in Denmark. (click here to receive
Are you looking for books to get a deeper understanding of the Enneagram, or have you already done some exploration about the Enneagram and want to stay updated about the new book titles about the Enneagram? Then this article will help you find your way among some of the best sellers, classics “must-reads” and the
I strongly believe that the next generation should be empowered and supported in order to make a positive impact on society. I am passionate about sharing my knowledge and experience with the younger generations who will soon be leading and guiding us. But how is that done without becoming blind to my own ideas? Introduction
When using the Enneagram in leadership training, we often talk about leadership blind spots and Enneagram blind spots for the types. But is that the same as Enneagram blind type, and if not, what is the difference? Leadership blind spots are certain areas of your leadership personality, where you are unaware of your appearance
Every week we see a new book about the Enneagram, and one could think, “Do we need more books about the Enneagram” or “What new is there to write about?”. In this article, I will explain why I wrote the book “The Enneagram and why your blind type matters” and why I think we need
Most students of the Enneagram work on their primary Enneagram type, building a large vocabulary about how the type communicates, receives feedback, navigates in professional and private relationships, handles pressure, etc. When you include your understanding of your blind Enneagram type, you will discover new potential valuable keys to the Enneagram and to your personal