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Keys to Change

By |2019-07-04T03:27:41+00:00February 19th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Eights may be motivated to change for a variety of reasons, among them: boredom, a desire to help other people, a shock of recognition when the outer world reflects their inner vulnerability, accountability to others, when others threaten to leave them, shame at their own [...]

Keys to Change

By |2019-07-04T03:27:41+00:00February 12th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Sevens may be motivated to change for a variety of reasons, among them: boredom, feedback from others, problems with commitment, weight loss or substance abuse, problems with impulse control, because they are worried negative future consequences or because life is good and they want to [...]

Keys to Change

By |2019-07-04T03:27:42+00:00February 5th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Anxious Sixes are often motivated to change because of the intensity of their fears and because of the sheer number of behavioral limits they endure when hostage to their fears. Most Sixes change because they fear a worse alternative. Presenting problems to therapists and counselors [...]

Keys to Change

By |2019-07-04T03:27:42+00:00January 29th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Fives may be motivated to change for a variety of reasons usually rooted in fear and potential loss – of people, time and opportunities. Explaining why he sought counseling one Five said, “I began to fear that I would coop myself up and end up [...]

Keys to Change

By |2019-07-04T03:27:43+00:00January 22nd, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Fours may be motivated to change for a variety of reasons: conflicts about their identity; to resolve their sense of alienation and mismatch with the outside world; creative blocks; to overcome psychic pain, especially born out of low self-esteem and self-hatred; chronic, mysterious or bizarre medical [...]

Keys to Change

By |2019-07-04T03:27:44+00:00January 15th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Threes may be motivated to change for a variety of reasons, among them: a brush with mortality that gives the Three a sense that life is short; a medical problem that requires her to slow down; a professional failure or a “midlife crisis” in which [...]

Keys to Change

By |2019-07-04T03:27:44+00:00January 8th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Broadly speaking, a Two’s basic life choice is to be either honestly selfish or blindly selfish. In the former case, he takes direct responsibility for meeting his own needs and giving what is left over to others – lending himself to others but giving himself [...]

Keys to Change

By |2019-07-04T03:27:45+00:00January 1st, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Ones may be motivated to change for a number of reasons. Presenting problems to therapists and counselors can include: depression, a sense of maladaptation or melancholy, creeping alcoholism, romantic instability, feeling driven, a desire for stress reduction or wanting a spouse to change. Since Ones [...]

THE NINE STYLES: Fives

By |2019-07-04T03:27:47+00:00November 29th, 2013|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

In America we have something called the “Adopt-A-Highway Program” in which an individual or an organization can volunteer to sponsor litter collection on a mile-long section of a highway. In return for paying a monthly fee, the sponsor’s name is posted on a sign visible [...]

THE NINE STYLES: Fours

By |2019-07-04T03:27:48+00:00November 22nd, 2013|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Four is one of what I jokingly call “nature’s Enneagram styles.” In extreme old age people often slow down, grow laconic and mellow; turning Nine-like, no matter what their true personality style. In their early twenties, many young adults pass through a natural Sevenish phase [...]

THE NINE STYLES: Threes

By |2019-07-04T03:27:48+00:00November 15th, 2013|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Every four years the Olympic games convene somewhere in the world. Although usually described as a pan-national event, in which athletes from every culture gather to compete, that description is actually wrong. The Olympics are the occasion when Threes from every nation travel to one [...]

THE NINE STYLES: Ones

By |2019-07-04T03:27:49+00:00November 1st, 2013|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Years ago I saw a television program about a convention of people who were skeptical of paranormal phenomena. The group meets yearly to evaluate and generally debunk claims of unusual possibilities and powers including psychic phenomena, spoon bending and the existence of alien spacecraft or [...]

The Enneagram Looks at the 2012 American Political Scene

By |2019-07-06T00:33:43+00:00July 26th, 2012|Categories: 2012 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

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 [...]

Psychology: The Enneagram for Change and Inner Development: What Works and What Doesn’t

By |2019-07-06T00:40:20+00:00July 28th, 2011|Categories: 2011 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Over the years a number of practitioners have successfully combined the Enneagram with other existing disciplines. Many have developed new techniques for working with students and clients to address the dilemmas of each Enneagram style. In this panel we will explore the most effective approaches [...]

The Trouble With Typing

By |2019-07-04T03:33:05+00:00October 26th, 2010|Categories: 2010 IEA Enneagram Journal|

"The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names." Chinese proverb "Say not, `I have found the truth,' but rather, `I have found a truth.'" Kahil Gibran "Wisdom never has made a bigot, but learning has." Josh Billings "A quarter of a [...]

The Meta Model and the Enneagram: Language Patterns That Reveal Internal States

By |2019-05-07T11:30:09+00:00July 31st, 2009|Categories: 2009 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] The Meta Model is a powerful language model that has many intersections with the Enneagram. The Model helps you recognize and respond to the language patterns of different Enneagram styles and offers linguistic distinctions that will help you communicate better with each one. [...]

Demonstration of Changework Using the Enneagram

By |2019-05-07T11:30:13+00:00July 31st, 2009|Categories: 2009 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Tom will work together with an audience member who wants to change an Enneagramrelated problem, using Ericksonian methods customized to their specific Enneagram style. Such demonstrations are usually vivid, entertaining and intense. Most produce a visible before-and-after difference in the client, as they [...]

Meta Programs and the Enneagram

By |2019-05-07T11:30:14+00:00July 31st, 2008|Categories: 2008 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Derived from Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP), Meta Programs are unconscious, deep-rooted patterns by which we filter our experience and shape our perceptions. Like Enneagram styles, Meta Programs help us create and sustain our subjective reality and maintain our personal narrative. Meta Programs overlap with [...]

Perceptual Positions and the Enneagram

By |2019-05-07T11:30:28+00:00July 31st, 2008|Categories: 2008 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] It is possible to experience an event, situation or relationship from several different perspectives: from your own "first person" perspective, through the eyes of a second person, or from the perspective of an independent observer. Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) calls these Perceptual Positions. The [...]

The Dynamic Enneagram: Changing Enneagram Patterns in Subtle, Powerful Ways: Reframing and the Emmanation Technique

By |2019-05-07T11:15:31+00:00August 2nd, 2007|Categories: 2007 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

A workshop to help you translate the Enneagram's theories into fruitful, effective practice. Tom Condon will offer two unique, solution-focused approaches to applying the Enneagram's insights. The techniques will benefit anyone using the Enneagram for personal or professional growth as well as those who use [...]

Ericksonian Demonstration and Double Induction

By |2019-07-06T02:53:48+00:00August 2nd, 2007|Categories: 2007 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Carol and Tom will work together with an audience member who wants to change an Enneagram-related problem, using Ericksonian methods customized to their specific Enneagram style. Such demonstrations are usually vivid, entertaining and intense. Most produce a visible before-and-after difference in the client, as they [...]

Spiraling Out Into Greater Global Consciousness: Where Are We Now And Where Are We Going? Psychology and Psychotherapy

By |2019-07-06T03:01:39+00:00August 3rd, 2006|Categories: 2006 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

A Series of Expert Panels Examining the "State of the Art" of Enneagram-related Work in the World Today The theme of this year's IEA conference is "Spiraling out into Greater Consciousness." Spiral Dynamics offers a model through which we can understand the spiraling levels of [...]

Spiraling Out Into Greater Global Consciousness: Where Are We Now And Where Are We Going? Visioning for the Future of the Enneagram

By |2019-07-06T03:03:34+00:00August 3rd, 2006|Categories: 2006 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

A Series of Expert Panels Examining the "State of the Art" of Enneagram-related Work in the World Today The theme of this year's IEA conference is "Spiraling out into Greater Consciousness." Spiral Dynamics offers a model through which we can understand the spiraling levels of [...]

Changing Enneagram Patterns in Subtle, Powerful Ways – Reframing and the Emmanation Technique

By |2019-05-07T11:15:57+00:00August 3rd, 2006|Categories: 2006 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

A workshop to help you translate the Enneagram's theories into fruitful, effective practice. Tom Condon will offer two unique, solution-focused approaches to applying the Enneagram's insights. The techniques will benefit anyone using the Enneagram for personal or professional growth as well as those who use [...]

The Dynamic Enneagram Live

By |2019-05-07T11:16:01+00:00August 3rd, 2006|Categories: 2006 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Tom Condon will work with two audience members who want to change Enneagram-related problems, using therapeutic techniques customized to their specific Enneagram styles. Tom's demonstrations are usually vivid, entertaining and intense. Most produce a visible before-and-after difference in the client, as they shift from their [...]

Ericksonian and NLP Approaches to Working With the Enneagram 1: The Secret Structure of Enneagram Styles

By |2019-05-07T11:16:14+00:00August 12th, 2005|Categories: 2005 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

All subjective experience has a sensory structure, an"inner architecture,"and anything we do follows a sequence of internal sensory steps - a combination of seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling and tasting. Each Enneagram style also has specific sensory qualities that shape our Enneagramatic reactions. Whenever someone behaves [...]

Ericksonian and NLP Approaches to Working With the Enneagram 2: Metaphors That Drive Enneagram Styles

By |2019-05-07T11:16:17+00:00August 12th, 2005|Categories: 2005 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Another way to think about an Enneagram style is as a kind of narrative. Our personality trance is held together by a story we tell ourselves, and the main skill we practice within our Enneagram style is storytelling. In popular psychology, these stories are called"scripts,"although [...]

Ericksonian and NLP Approaches to Working With the Enneagram 4: Ericksonian Demonstration and Double Induction

By |2019-07-06T03:11:51+00:00August 12th, 2005|Categories: 2005 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Carol and Tom will work together with an audience member who wants to change an Enneagram-related problem, using Ericksonian methods customized to their specific Enneagram style. Such demonstrations are usually vivid, entertaining and intense. Most produce a visible before-and-after difference in the client, as they [...]

The Secret Structure Of Enneagram Styles

By |2019-05-07T11:33:30+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] All Subjective Experience Has A Sensory Structure, An "Inner Architecture," And Anything We Do Follows A Sequence Of Internal Sensory Steps - A Combination Seeing, Hearing, Feeling, Smelling, And Tasting. Each Enneagram Style Also Has Specific Sensory Qualities That Shape Our Enneagramatic Reactions. [...]

The Dynamic Enneagram: Demonstrations

By |2019-05-07T11:33:32+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This workshop will help you translate the Enneagram's theories into fruitful, effective practice. Tom will work with an audience member who wants to change Enneagramrelated problems, using therapeutic techniques customized to their specific Enneagram style. These demonstrations are usually vivid, entertaining and intense. [...]

Psychology: The Dynamic Enneagram – a Demonstration

By |2019-05-07T11:33:45+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] The Dynamic Enneagram is a workshop to help you translate the Enneagram's theories into fruitful, effective practice. Tom will work with an audience member who wants to change an Enneagram-related problem, using therapeutic techniques customized to their specific Enneagram style. These demonstrations are [...]

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