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20th Anniversary
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
July 24 – 27, 2014
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Putting the Enneagram into Practice in a Community

By |2019-07-04T03:31:05+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

This presentation will provide a descriptive and visual journey focusing on using three of the basic Enneagram principles in the development and conscious growth of a localized Enneagram Community. The three principles - Circle, Hexad and Triangle--have been the compass and backbone for this lively [...]

Social Intelligence Hiring: Hire Faster, Better, and at Lower Costs

By |2019-07-06T00:23:21+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Although Enneagram type cannot and should not be used for hiring because type has no correlation to skills or aptitude, the Enneagram itself can be used to help companies hire large numbers of best-in-class candidates who are immediately up and running. And all this can [...]

Why the Enneagram is such a magnificent spiritual tool

By |2019-07-04T03:31:06+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

An examination of the breakthroughs that the Enneagram encourages and empowers at the spiritual, psychological, and cultural levels... "...one reason I have valued and taught the Enneagram for almost forty years. Like few other spiritual tools, it illustrates this transformational truth. Once you see that [...]

Visions in the Night: Kabalah, The Enneagram and Dreams

By |2019-07-04T03:31:06+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Sefer Hasidim (The Book of the Pious) a twelfth century mystical text, speaks of entering the Dream World as one would a foreign land. Just as the inhabitants there might try to converse with us through sign language, so our dreams communicate through images and [...]

Transforming Self-Sabotaging Habits in Addiction Recovery – Understanding the Nature and Hypnotic Power of the Inner Critic in Each Type

By |2019-07-04T03:31:06+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Understanding the dynamics of the Inner Critic, and the way in which it affects the Three Centers of Intelligence, is critical work for transforming the type-specific defense patterns of each Enneagram type in addiction recovery. More importantly, understanding the intrusion of the Inner Critic in [...]

The Use of the Enneagram in Higher Education: Powerful Insights for Young Adult Learning, Career Crafting, and Community Engagement

By |2019-07-06T00:23:35+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] The Use of the Enneagram in Higher Education. All too often manipulated by the media and pervasive popular culture of entertainers and advertisers, the latest generation of students enter into the hallways of higher education with a distorted picture of who they really [...]

The Enneagram and the Psychological Tradition

By |2019-07-04T03:30:54+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

What can the Enneagram teach us about psychology? And what can psychology tell us about the Enneagram? Jerry Wagner will trace some connections between the Enneagram and Alfred Adler, Carl Jung, and Karen Horney in the psychoanalytic tradition; Harry Stack Sullivan in the interpersonal tradition; [...]

Making Sense of COMPLEXITY with the Enneagram

By |2019-07-06T00:23:51+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

We live in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) world today. The world is becoming increasingly complex to navigate and the Enneagram provides a compass to individuals on the journey through this complexity. From a theoretical perspective, the shift from systems thinking to complexity [...]

Whole Parent, Whole Child: Parenting From Our True Nature

By |2019-07-04T03:30:55+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Conscious parenting means getting our judging mind out of the way by becoming curious about ourselves as parents, and curious about our children. Our type influences our ability to see others clearly, including our children. We cannot connect with our children until we connect with [...]

How to Serve 9 Elephants in Digestible, Enjoyable Bite-Sizes – 10 Tips to Making Our Audiences Laugh, Cry and Want to Start the Enneagram Journey

By |2019-07-04T03:30:55+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] We know the Enneagram is amazing, awesome, life-changing, etc. Our audiences don't necessarily share our deep-felt passion for the subject. Surprising, but unfortunately true. What have I learned as a teacher/trainer during my 15 years of full time involvement with this love of [...]

“You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” Using The Harmonic Groups to “Get What You Need”

By |2019-07-04T03:30:56+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

What happens when things fall apart? How do you cope? Deal effectively with setbacks? And resolve conflicts gracefully? In this session, Riso and Hudson's three Harmonic Groups offer some compelling answers. Punctuated with music clips, sound bites, and descriptive visuals, this workshop reveals how each [...]

True Integration as the Magical Path to a Fulfilling Life, Love, Spirit, and Relationships

By |2019-07-04T03:30:56+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] How can the Enneagram be a path to genuine love, to healthy relationships and hence to a fulfilling life? What does this require of us? We will explore how the Enneagram's understandings through the true process of integration which is characterized by full [...]

Conversation and Q&A with Richard Rohr & Jerry Wagner

By |2019-07-06T00:24:02+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Conference registrants have submitted questions for a facilitated question and answer session. If time allows and Richard and Jerry are willing, we will take questions from the floor. Richard Rohr Jerry Wagner 2014 2014 IEA Global Conference San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA [memberonly] [/memberonly]

Moving on the Lines – Resources for Personal Development and Inner Work

By |2019-07-04T03:30:57+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Moving on the Lines - resources for personal growth and inner work. The Enneagram is a dynamic system, meaning that energy flows on the lines of the diagram. This was described by Mr. Gurdjieff as he spoke about the natural laws of the universe encoded [...]

Working With The Subtypes, A Practical Approach to the Subtypes at Work and Home

By |2019-07-04T03:30:57+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

The instincts at the root of the 27 subtypes are biological phenomena, yet most approaches to them treat them as purely psychological phenomena or rely on out-dated understandings of biology. Mario's approach to the subtypes is rooted in modern evolutionary psychology and extends beyond the [...]

EnneaMotion: A Taste of Type–Bringing the Enneagram to LIFE!

By |2019-07-04T03:30:57+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

The experience of stepping into someone else's shoes is often the closest we get to finding out what it's like to be them. EnneaMotion is an experiential approach to learning the Enneagram. By experiencing the energy of the different types, we gain insight and increased [...]

Defense Mechanisms to the Rescue: What Would I Do Without You?

By |2019-07-04T03:30:58+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This experiential workshop turns a spotlight on the defense mechanisms, so necessary as adaptive strategies yet complicit in keeping a delusional system in place. While the defenses for each type can stunt emotional growth, their positive function should not be ignored. In this [...]

An Introduction to the Enneagram’s 27 Subtype Personalities Through Panels of Experienced Self-Observers

By |2019-07-04T03:30:58+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

A clear picture of the Enneagram's instinct-based subtypes is vital to a deep understanding of the Enneagram system and our ability to type ourselves and others accurately. Based on the most up-to-date subtype descriptions from seminal Enneagram author Claudio Naranjo, this session will present the [...]

Integration and Spiritual Bypass – Session 3

By |2019-07-04T03:30:58+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

The Enneagram Narrative Curriculum provides a framework that integrates three crucial aspects of personal development: psychological, spiritual and somatic. These elements can be investigated as independent streams that share a common purpose, and there is much value in doing so. That said, using the wisdom [...]

The QUEST for Enneagram TRUTH: Monty Python AND Sigmund Freud

By |2019-07-04T03:30:59+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Forget what you think you know about the origin of the Enneagram theory of personality! The author of the very first Enneagram textbook will share his extensive research, experiences and relationships with almost all of the original thinkers who evolved the theory. Drawn [...]

Parenting From the Inside Out – Using the Enneagram to Bring Out the Best of Your Parenting Personality

By |2019-07-06T00:20:49+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Today's parents face a multitude of challenges unlike previous generations. In this world of increased on-line connectivity we are becoming even more disconnected from those relationships that are important to us. Knowing your Enneagram Type will help you understand how your personality influences your parenting [...]

How Can the Enneagram Stay True to Its Roots AND Embrace Science?

By |2019-07-04T03:30:59+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Why has the mainstream of contemporary psychological science and mental health practice not embraced the Enneagram? In a recent Enneagram Journal essay we explored the Enneagram's credibility gap in those communities, and suggested steps the Enneagram community should take to bridge that gap, [...]

Stable Innovation, Sustainable Presence, and Authentic Relationship: Keys to High-Performance Leadership

By |2019-07-06T00:20:26+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

An intriguing look at the Enneagram for managers, executives, and the coaches and consultants who work with them. Join this exploration into leadership that is based on the awakening and alignment of Belly Center, the Heart Center, and the Head Center, creating gifts and tools [...]

Integrating The Soul Child And The Demons – A Christian Approach

By |2019-07-04T03:31:00+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Sandra Maitri unfolded the concept of the Enneagram points of integration representing our "Soulchild". Unfortunately we can not jump there because our inner child has never been allowed to develop Tsultrim Allione unfolded the concept of "Feeding The Demons" based on Buddhist psychology. Those "demons" [...]

Who is Talking Now? – Develop a Dialog Between the Ego and the Self

By |2019-07-04T03:31:00+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

This session introduces a Transformational Model which presents a structured process to help you get free of your Type's fixation and get in touch with your authentic self. We will practice how to distinguish "Who is taking now" --the Ego or the Authentic self? And [...]

No More Lectures! Using Creative Activities to Teach the Enneagram

By |2019-07-04T03:31:01+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

When you teach the Enneagram, you have to share a lot of information with your students. But that doesn't mean it has to be a long, dull lecture! Adults learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process. And they learn even better [...]

Embodied Relationships: Actualizing our Deepest Evolutionary Potential

By |2019-07-06T00:21:46+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Embodied Relationships: Type Based Practices for Shifting from Conflict to Connection. What fuels conflict in relationships? How can we become more understanding and accepting in moments of discord? What ignites our Enneagram type based triggers? With the help of attachment theory, trauma research, and neuroscience [...]

Conversations for Action: Nine Paths to Excellence

By |2019-07-06T00:21:32+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Making and keeping commitments with each other is crucial. It is the lifeblood of relationships and the primary way we get things done in organizations. Yet, many of us travel through life without knowing how to effectively communicate with others to make and keep commitments. [...]

Going Beyond Your Core Enneagram Type: What Happens When You Leave Home Base?

By |2019-07-04T03:31:02+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Each Enneagram point represents an archetypal territory with a distinct worldview and adaptive strategy. Those of us who study the Enneagram have identified our core type and know it well. But sometimes we leave "home base" and move into other Enneagram positions on the diagram. [...]

Visual Squash: How NLP Can Help Enneagrammers to Resolve Their Internal Conflicts

By |2019-07-04T03:31:02+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Each Enneagram space has it own internal conflict that, if resolved, would lead to transformation. In this session participants will have the opportunity to discover and explore their own internal conflict. Once found, they will learn a simple yet profound NLP technique to work with [...]

The Enneagram of Aging: A 9 Points Panel of Spiritual Elders

By |2019-07-04T03:31:02+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

This workshop will present an overview of the emerging field of Transpersonal Gerontology--a recent and powerful integration of transpersonal psychology and social gerontology--and then discuss its relevance to Enneagram studies and practices. Gerontology, until recently, has taken little account of developments in humanistic and transpersonal [...]

Enneagram Archetypes and Stereotypes: Exploring the 7 Archetypes Within Each Type

By |2019-07-06T00:22:06+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

A first impression is made in 20 seconds or less according to the way one looks, speaks, walks and gestures. Human nature innately groups these qualities into Archetypes. An Archetype is a prototype, unconscious idea or image universally present in the human psyche. Eighteen years [...]

Reading the Enneagram of Harmony – Session 1

By |2019-07-04T03:31:03+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

This session is focused on the ancient Diagram of Harmony, a 9-pointed star composed of 3 equilateral triangles. Unlike the more familiar cognitive/emotional model of vice and virtue, the Harmony Triads assign Head, Heart and Body-based intelligence to each personality type. This configuration offers guidance [...]

Congruent Connections: Closing Sales Conversations with Ease

By |2019-07-06T00:22:43+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Many people squirm when talking about money with prospective clients or "asking for the order." Would you like to feel as comfortable bringing your offer to the world as you do delivering it? This interactive session will take the edge off the fear of those [...]

Why is it so Difficult to Change? Understanding the Obstacles for Each Type

By |2019-07-04T03:31:04+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

We have all tried to change some of our habitual patterns, but have not always been successful. There is a part of us that wants to change, and another part that resists that change. Why is that? In this session we will explore a process [...]

Positive Psychology Research and the Enneagram

By |2019-07-04T03:31:04+00:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Although the Enneagram is often taught by focusing on types as personality fixations, scientific research in the emerging field of positive psychology points out the advantages of emphasizing human potential (rather than human deficiency). In this talk, I will present the pioneering research done by [...]

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