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10th Anniversary: Using the Enneagram Creatively: Waking up to new possibilities
Arlington, Virginia, USA
August 6 – 8, 2004
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The Enneagram as a Unifying Paradigm of Personality Psychology

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[NO RECORDING] In the field of personality psychology there are currently six main approaches (Trait, Biological, Psychoanalytical, Behavioral, Cognitive and Humanistic) that attempt to explain personality from differing perspectives. Some of these systems are compatible while others seem irreconcilably polar. Perhaps what is missing is [...]

Parenting Principles, The Wizard Of Oz, And The Three Centers

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[NO RECORDING] Our new parenting program, "There's No Place Like Home: Intelligent Parenting for Today's Family" unites three themes: the three centers of human intelligence and what each contributes to intelligent parenting, characters from the Wizard of Oz because they are related to the three [...]

The Enneagram and Spiral Dynamics: Enneatype, Values, Society, and Culture Spiral Dynamics describes the dynamic of change

By |2019-07-06T03:19:36+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] in individuals and societies according to the evolution of the conditions of life. Spiral Dynamics is an open-ended model mapping levels of values and how these levels link together. Each enneatype can access each level of the Spiral, but we can be trapped [...]

Finding the Great Reality Deep Within: The Enneagram and the Twelve Steps

By |2019-07-06T03:19:44+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] How can a person in Twelve-Step recovery benefit from knowing about the Enneagram? In many ways and respects, the program Bill Wilson and Bob Smith created nearly 70 years ago has many parallels in the spiritual aspects of the Enneagram. Both are ways [...]

To Function As A Soul: Spiritual Initiation And The Enneagram

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

[NO RECORDING] The Subject Of This Workshop Is The Integration Of Enneagram Theory With The Western Occult Or Mystery Tradition. Using Information And Wisdom Gleaned From Various Sources, Including Theosophical Writings, The Alice A. Bailey Corpus, The Egyptian Or Hermetic Tradition, And Jungian Materials, Carl [...]

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. [...]

Using Focusing to Explore the Spiritual Patterns of the Nine Enneagram Types

By |2019-05-07T11:33:24+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Focusing is a simple, gentle way to use the body's wisdom to get "unstuck" and change. This workshop will briefly describe focusing, demonstrate with several participants how focusing honors the "stuck" place of each person's Enneagram passion as the unique road to spiritual [...]

The Triadic Symphony: Music, Genetics, and the Enneagram Centers

By |2019-05-07T11:33:27+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Genetics is the scientific study of inheritance. The CenterTheory of the Enneagram postulates the heart, the head, and the gut as centers of human intelligence. This presentation (1) demonstrates the genetic basis of the center theory; (2) highlights the phenotypic expressions using music; [...]

Personality Type and the Illusion of Separation

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[NO RECORDING] Our only problem is a belief in separation. Your personality is the chief tool in creating the illusion of separation. Personality changes reality into an illusion, the illusion that we are separate from others, the world, and even ourselves. In this session, using [...]

10th Anniversary Awards Acknowledging IEA Founders

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[NO RECORDING] Please join us as we reflect on the IEA's mission at its 10th anniversary and pay tribute to the six IEA Founders in attendance, David Daniels, Theodorre Donson, Russ Hudson, Kathy Hurley, Patrick O'Leary, and Don Riso. There will also be important announcements, [...]

A Taste of Silence: Transformation Through Centering Prayer

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[NO RECORDING] In this session we will consider transformation as the intimate refashioning of our being -- the transformation of our pain, wounded ness, and unconsciousness into the person God intended us to be. We will consider the transformation process as accomplished not by an [...]

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

By |2019-05-07T11:33:28+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[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 [...]

The Secret Structure Of Enneagram Styles

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[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. [...]

Cancer Odyssey: Using the Enneagram, Physical Intelligence, and Creativity on the Cancer Journey

By |2019-05-07T11:33:25+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] A cancer diagnosis temporarily stops you in your tracks and brings on a range of emotions. "Repression of expression" can be damaging to our psyche and our physical and emotional well-being. It can prevent us from moving on with our lives. We learn [...]

Christ’s Nativity and Deposition Scenes Through the Eyes of Classic European Painters of Different Enneagram Types

By |2019-05-07T11:33:28+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Art can be a tool that expresses the soul of a person and also the characteristics of the personality of the artist. This work presents two central themes of the Christian faith (Christ's birth and death) seen through the perspectives of art and [...]

Transforming Organizations with the Enneagram: Linking Personal, Small Group, and Institutional Work

By |2019-05-07T11:33:25+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] An individual coaching program for senior executives would be more effective if it included group work with his/her team. Likewise, an in-company workshop would work better as part of a more complete cultural transformation of the whole organization. In other words, personal, small [...]

Tai Chi. From Ego to Essence: An Energetic Path Through the Practice of Chi Kung (Qigong)

By |2019-05-07T11:33:28+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Both the Enneagram and Chi Kung have mathematical origins, and were originally taught as a means of understanding how the universe works. Both stress the foundational significance of threes, use dynamic diagrams to illustrate predictable directions of flow, and outline a clear path [...]

Transmuting Fears and Healing Soul Wounds: The Energy of Type, Center, Subtype, and the Essence Process

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[NO RECORDING] In this workshop, we will explore the deepest fears of our type, center, and subtype, and the ways we compulsively compensate for these fears. We will look at the automatic ways we behave as a result of these compensations and describe a multi-dimensional [...]

Learning to Live with Senses Wide Open: A Somatic Approach to the Enneagram

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[NO RECORDING] No matter how old you are, how much you weigh, what gender you are, or what Enneagram type you identify with, you live in an absolute miracle of nature, your very own human body! Unfortunately the fixation process teaches us to suppress natural [...]

Knowing Yourself Helps Your Child

By |2019-05-07T11:33:28+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Through the use of a Personality Indicator, video, Q&A, self-reflection and general discussion, participants come away from the session identifying their qualities as parents and/or educators and translate that knowledge into how to become a true mentor and guide for their child/student. They [...]

Coaching to Deep-Level Change in the Business Setting

By |2019-05-07T11:33:26+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] How do you blend spiritual growth with business success? Explore the techniques and language coaches use to introduce the Enneagram and spiritual development into corporations. Learn the Deep-Level Change Coaching Model and integrate it with the Enneagram to shift your clients' core belief [...]

Teaching and Learning the Enneagram Through Film and Literary Examples

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[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 [...]

Using Appreciative Inquiry for Inspired

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[NO RECORDING] Spiritual Growth Participants will experience a mini-Appreciative Inquiry into the topic of Inspired Spiritual Growth for their Enneagram type. They will share stories about those moments when they have experienced Inspired Spiritual Growth. They will then identify the conditions that support Inspired Spiritual [...]

Core Transformation and the Enneagram: A Graceful Path from Symptom to Spirituality

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[NO RECORDING] Core Transformation is a gentle, yet profound method for facilitating deep, lasting personal change. It offers an easy-to-follow process for transforming unwanted behaviors, thoughts, and feelings by embracing them and offering them a path to discover their deepest longings. As such, it offers [...]

Out of the Box: Coaching with the Enneagram

By |2019-05-07T11:33:29+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Those doing change work may unwittingly help people get better at what they've always done to keep themselves stuck in a box. In contrast, significant shifts can occur by moving beyond first-order change (doing something better without examining the Enneagram worldview, or "box") [...]

Conflict Resolution: Forming an Alliance of Personalities

By |2019-05-07T11:33:31+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] An innovative approach to conflict resolution that has proven highly effective in consulting work with corporations and organizations. It combines the Harvard Law School strategy of Fisher & Ury (Getting To Yes, 1991) with insights into the Enneagram personality avoidance-defense dynamic described by [...]

Enneagram-Based Marriage and Family Therapy

By |2019-05-07T11:33:26+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This session will introduce a model of marriage and family therapy derived from an integration of the Enneagram and Attachment Theory. An infant develops an attention style (personality) in order to maintain an attachment bond with its caregiver. In Enneagram-Based Marriage and Family [...]

The Enneagram, Pair Bonding, and Intimacy: An Exploration of the Fears and Desires of the 9 Enneagram Types in Intimacy

By |2019-07-06T03:23:05+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This innovative presentation reveals profound insights into the fundamental fears and desires that arise in intimacy for each of the 9 Enneagram Types. Based on ongoing research, this workshop will focus on the fascinating results from an extensive 3-fold questionnaire. This research was [...]

The Virtues and the Holy Ideas: Views of the Real World

By |2019-07-06T03:22:49+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] During this 2-hour talk, Don and Russ will talk about the Virtues and Holy Ideas to show participants how they are actually aspects of a unified vision of Reality. They will guide participants in discriminating between the various Virtues and Holy Ideas, bringing [...]

Anger in our Lives and Relationsips: Gateway to Heaven or Path to Hell

By |2019-05-07T11:33:29+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Anger is an incredibly constructive or destructive force in our lives. It can be used for the conversion of energy to our best self or tear our relationships apart. What is anger's function in our lives? What causes it or drives it? And [...]

Personality: A Barrier to Organizational and Personal Creativity

By |2019-05-07T11:33:27+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This session explores the nature and process of human creativity in the business environment and describes how the fixations of personality are the most robust barriers to organizational and personal creativity. Companies want to gain competitive advantage using innovation and improvement, and employees [...]

Journey to Essence: The Enneagram, PsychoSpiritual Transformation, and Jung’s “The Great Work Which Goes Against One’s Nature”

By |2019-05-07T11:33:29+00:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: 2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This workshop provides participants with pathways of liberation from conditioning and fearful reactions to genuine awakening and Essence. Through instruction, inquiry, experiential exercises, breath, and meditations, participants are guided to states of Essence. Embodied presence of Essence dissolves the dominance of defensive structures, [...]

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