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So far Judith Searle has created 15 blog entries.

Great Expectations: Charles Dickens’s Insights into the Classic Success Story

[NO RECORDING] In Great Expectations Charles Dickens offers us one of the great literary examples of the success story, the classic Type Three story genre. Through observing the central character Pip's strivings toward success, we gain insight into the mental and emotional patterns associated with the Three's worldview. As we examine Pip's relationships with characters of other Enneagram styles, [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:29:59+00:00August 1, 2013|2013 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on Great Expectations: Charles Dickens’s Insights into the Classic Success Story

The Enneagram Looks at the 2012 American Political Scene

In this election year, the Enneagram can offer a variety of valuable perspectives on personalities and issues before the public. Topics to be discussed include: the Enneagram styles of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates, the Enneagram style of the United States, how issues and events currently facing the electorate press certain "hot buttons" related to various Enneagram worldviews. Judith [...]

By |2019-07-06T00:33:43+00:00July 26, 2012|2012 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on The Enneagram Looks at the 2012 American Political Scene

Honoring Your Life Story: An Enneagram Exploration

[NO RECORDING] When a new friend, potential employer or romantic partner asks you about yourself, how do you meet the challenge of telling your story? Do you see your life as related to one of the standard story genres -- a love story, a success story, an adventure story? Perhaps you perceive it more as a thriller (a series [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:30:04+00:00July 28, 2011|2011 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on Honoring Your Life Story: An Enneagram Exploration

Shakespeare’s King Lear: An Enneagram Perspective

[NO RECORDING] More than any other play of Shakespeare's, King Lear focuses on issues related to family--especially fathers and children. As in all great literature, the characters fall clearly into the nine types described by the Enneagram. Lear is a Selfpreservation Two (the countertype of Two), and as he moves through his stress and security points in the course [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:30:07+00:00July 29, 2010|2010 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on Shakespeare’s King Lear: An Enneagram Perspective

Enneagram Comedy Styles

[NO RECORDING] What tickles your funny bone? Laughter is universal, yet the type of comedy that triggers this gut reaction in each of us has clear connections to the things we habitually pay close attention to. At previous IEA Conferences Judith has discussed the relations between various story genres (e.g. fantasy, melodrama, the thriller, the western) and specific Enneagram [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:30:13+00:00July 31, 2009|2009 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on Enneagram Comedy Styles

Sense and Sensibility: Jane Austen’s Insights into the Power of Relationships for Personal Growth

[NO RECORDING] Jane Austen's vision of the power of personal relationships to shape our lives is eloquently expressed in her great novel, Sense and Sensibility. As Austen describes the quest of two sisters for appropriate husbands, we witness their struggles with the constraints of their 19th century society and the blind spots natural to their Enneagram styles. In the [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:30:29+00:00July 31, 2008|2008 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on Sense and Sensibility: Jane Austen’s Insights into the Power of Relationships for Personal Growth

The Enneagram Goes to the Movies: Understanding Type through Film Examples

[NO RECORDING] Film is our era's most popular art form, and movies often provide valuable opportunities for honing our Enneagram typing skills. When a skillful actor is appropriately cast in a good screenplay and well directed, the resulting performance not only thrills us but also allows us to appreciate more fully the range and depth of a particular personality [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:30:31+00:00August 2, 2007|2007 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on The Enneagram Goes to the Movies: Understanding Type through Film Examples

The Transformation of Hamlet

Shakespeare's Hamlet is one of the most vivid and intriguing characters in literature, and his complexity provides an acid test of any personality typology. This presentation uses extensive film clips to illustrate the transformation that takes place in this Social subtype Six tragic hero. We see how Hamlet's development over the course of the story traces shifts from his [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:16:00+00:00August 3, 2006|2006 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on The Transformation of Hamlet

Story Genres and Enneagram Styles

The Enneagram is unique among personality typologies in showing a picture of process, which is the essence of any story. Certain basic literary forms share assumptions about reality (world views) with certain Enneagram types, and the protagonists of these stories tend to be people of these types. For example, the basic basic "Eight" genre is the western, war story, [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:16:19+00:00August 12, 2005|2005 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on Story Genres and Enneagram Styles

Enneagram Perspectives on the 2004 American Political Scene: A Panel Discussion

[NO RECORDING] In this election year, the Enneagram can offer a variety of valuable perspectives on personalities and issues before the public. Topics to be discussed include: the Enneagram styles of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates, the Enneagram style of the United States, how issues and events currently facing the electorate press certain "hot buttons" related to various Enneagram [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:33:28+00:00August 6, 2004|2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on Enneagram Perspectives on the 2004 American Political Scene: A Panel Discussion

Teaching and Learning the Enneagram Through Film and Literary Examples

[NO RECORDING] This presentation serves several purposes in the context of the conference: 1) An introduction to the Enneagram for newcomers; 2) A master class for teachers who seek alternative ways of presenting the system; and 3) A fresh approach for experienced Enneagram students. After describing the way the system works and showing brief film illustrations of each type, [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:33:28+00:00August 6, 2004|2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on Teaching and Learning the Enneagram Through Film and Literary Examples

Education and the Arts: Enneatype Casting in Films

[NO RECORDING] Actors generally disdain "type casting," yet Enneagram-savvy filmgoers observe that winners of Academy Awards for acting are often playing roles related to their type - home point, stress or security point, or one of the wings. This presentation will use clips from Oscar-nominated performances to illustrate how a conjunction of actor type and character type can produce [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:33:33+00:00August 1, 2003|2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on Education and the Arts: Enneatype Casting in Films

Education and the Arts: Panel: The Enneagram in the Entertainment Industry

[NO RECORDING] The Enneagram is becoming an important resource for actors, writers, directors and others in the entertainment industry. In this panel discussion, entertainment industry professionals describe the various ways they use the Enneagram in their work and explore ways knowledge of the system could benefit others in the field. Judith Searle, a longtime member of the Screen Actors [...]

By |2019-07-06T03:27:33+00:00August 1, 2003|2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on Education and the Arts: Panel: The Enneagram in the Entertainment Industry

The Enneagram From the Inside: Literary Exemplars of the Nine Types

[NO RECORDING] In The Politics of Experience, R.D. Laing writes: "We can see other people's behavior, but not their experience. This has led some people to insist that psychology has nothing to do with the other person's experience, but only with his behavior." Great literature offers us opportunities to examine the raw material of experience before it crystallizes into [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:34:02+00:00August 4, 2000|2000 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on The Enneagram From the Inside: Literary Exemplars of the Nine Types
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