“The Enneagram is easy to learn but difficult to master.” — Tom Condon

Last year’s Enneagram Journal featured a particularly interesting and provocative essay by Tom Condon entitled “The Trouble with Typing,” in which the author discusses several troubling trends he has observed about the way people work with the Enneagram, particularly when typing themselves or other people. In the present article, I’d like to discuss some of the questions Condon raises, in an effort to explore these issues at greater length, as well as identifying some issues about which intelligent people may disagree…


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