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Transformation and Change
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
July 31 – August 2, 2015
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Beyond Personality Typing – The Bigger Context of the Enneagram Teachings

By |2019-05-07T11:11:36+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

The Enneagram typology has been around long enough now that a significant number of people are aware of its power to illuminate important elements of our character structure. Some then go a step further and learn the basic principles of self-observation upon which all real [...]

The QUEST for Enneagram TRUTH: Monty Python AND Sigmund Freud

By |2019-05-07T11:11:39+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

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 from nearly [...]

Challenging Enneagram Folks (and all of us) to be Agents of Social and Personal Transformation

By |2019-05-07T11:29:56+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Nero fiddled, we are told, while Rome burned. Today the Earth is burning (or going crazy-cold some places and offering up crazy-storms in others with both droughts and floods exacerbating everywhere) while much of our culture fiddles and lives in denial. Psychology and [...]

Training 201: Taking Enneagram Training to the Next Level

By |2019-05-07T11:11:37+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

You're an Enneagram expert, not a trainer, right? But you're often put in the position of teaching the Enneagram to others. Rather than follow the ineffective methods you experienced in grade school or even college, why not use modern Adult Learning Theory and other techniques [...]

Fusing the Enneagram with Neuroscience in Executive Coaching

By |2019-05-07T11:11:40+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Recent neuroscience and leadership research show us that striking a balance between work-focused goals and the needs of other people is critical to being a successful leader... and is extremely challenging given the demands of complex business climates and our complex personalities. In this interactive [...]

Paint by Numbers: Exploring your Enneatype through Art

By |2019-05-07T11:29:56+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This is an experiential workshop using art making as a medium for accessing and understanding aspects of our own enneatypes, as well as the enneatypes of others. It is specifically developed for working with the Enneagram through creative process and imagery. Because imagery [...]

Diversity and the Enneagram: Who Am I? Who Are You? Who are We?

By |2019-05-07T11:11:37+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

In this provocative and interactive session, we'll examine who we are in terms of the primary Diversity dimensions race, gender, sexual orientation, physical abilities, culture/nationality, education, religion, and socio-economic class and how these different dimensions intersect with both our Enneagram type and the types of [...]

How to use the Enneagram in 12 Step Recovery Programs

By |2019-05-07T11:29:56+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This workshop will explore the direct application of the Enneagram to the 12 Steps of addiction recovery and will provide a deeper clarity regarding the right use of the steps with the Enneagram. Much of the early development of AA centered around the [...]

The Nine Keys to Unlocking Your Child’s Potential

By |2019-07-06T00:18:01+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Parenting is a multi-faceted endeavor and families are complex systems. Using work that is underpinned by Riso and Hudson's Nine Domains Jacqui, Margaret & Tracy will expand the nine universal principals that must be present and operating with the individual and the family for each [...]

Encountering the Enneagram’s Nine “Counter-type” Subtypes

By |2019-05-07T11:29:57+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] According to pioneering Enneagram author Claudio Naranjo, for each of the nine Enneagram types, there are three instinctual subtypes, and for each of nine groups of three subtypes, there is one that is the "counter-type." Each of these nine "counter-types," appears to be [...]

Shifting Constructs: The Enneagram and Dreams

By |2019-05-07T11:11:38+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

George Kelly's Personal Construct Theory of Psychology asserts that we humans develop sets of mental representations to view reality, predict and anticipate events. If a "Personal Construct" proves ineffective, one can shift to a construct that more accurately reflects the situation and predicts its outcome. [...]

Enneagram Prison Project: Nine Formerly Incarcerated Perspectives on Freedom

By |2019-05-07T11:11:40+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Over the last 30 years the rate of incarceration in the U.S. has increased by 790% alongside a recidivism rate that's currently at an alarming 67%. If we want to reduce the number of people returning to prison, we must support a psychological understanding of [...]

Transforming Your Relationship to Yourself as a Spiritual Practice

By |2019-05-07T11:29:57+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] How each of us experiences ourselves is intimately related to the amount of space the Inner Critic (I.C.) takes and how we engage it. While the I.C. can show up under all circumstances, it becomes particularly accelerated when we are on the path [...]

How to build strong credibility for the Enneagram in a country: The example of school and vocational guidance

By |2019-05-07T11:11:38+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

What are the present challenges in educational and vocational guidance ? The previous model of choice, based on school results and skills, is completely overtaken. The scientific validation of an instrument based on the Enneagram since 2008 has opened new perspectives. The HPEI has been [...]

Enneagram Personality Styles as Protective Defenses Against our Early Hurts and Vulnerabilities

By |2019-05-07T11:11:40+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

We developed our personality styles as strategies to protect us from getting hurt and wounded the way we were when we were young. This workshop will attempt to uncover some of those early sensitivities and the feelings that went along with them. We will explore [...]

Seeing Into the Heart of Conflict: Using the Enneagram to Transform Shame into Internal and Interpersonal Growth

By |2019-05-07T11:11:38+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

What is conflict? How do our personalities and past experiences help create conflict? Developing the skills to recognize and to constructively interact with the different lenses through which we all perceive reality is what participants in this session will learn, in order to understand the [...]

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

By |2019-05-07T11:11:40+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

I've often been asked: "Now that I know my type, what do I do with it?" 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 [...]

Clare Graves and The Enneagram: Roadmap to Transformation

By |2019-05-07T11:11:38+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

The Enneagram community has embraced Clare Graves' Model of Human Development (also known as Spiral Dynamics(TM)), but there are many misconceptions about the model, which is often taught in a simplistic way. We all know of the subtleties that lie within the Enneagram, and the [...]

Applying the Enneagram Narrative Inquiry – Story Whispering Practices

By |2019-05-07T11:11:41+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

This session is an invitation to freshly explore and inquire into the nature of narrative. Narrative generates momentum and agency. We are influenced by the narrative and respond to the unfolding story's context. Narrative can have a transmitting quality to it, which our true Self, [...]

The Enneagram, Fast and Slow: Overcoming Cognitive Biases in Our Use and Understanding of the Enneagram

By |2019-05-07T11:29:57+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking, Fast and Slow" popularized the idea of cognitive biases, helping people understand how structures of the mind can inhibit clear understanding of our world. Most wisdom traditions talk about how easily we fall victim to illusion. However, it is easy [...]

From Darkness to Light – Using the Core Transformation(R) Model on Enneagram-Specific Issues

By |2019-05-07T11:11:41+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Imagine difficult problems, self-defeating behaviors and limitations becoming doorways to learning, growing, and transforming yourself! Core Transformation is a proven NLP process that gently guides you to the depths of your being to discover (and directly access) the positive intentions behind your worst behaviors and [...]

“Where Spirit and Matter Meet” Completing the Map of the Enneagram with Somatic Awareness for Changing Type Patterns at their Root

By |2019-05-07T11:11:39+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

How do we access ourselves in the place where we have built such strong defenses with early neuro-pathway tracks protecting us from harm or danger, perceived or real? ~Can we recognize the part of ourselves that became hidden behind these very effective defensive patterns reinforced [...]

The Enneagram of Archetypes and Process: Paths to Personal and Spiritual Growth

By |2019-05-07T11:11:41+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

This presentation takes one on a profoud journey revealing how the order of the Types around the Enneagram reveals the paths to psychological growth and spiritual transformation. This includes a correlation between the Enneagram and Joseph Campbell's `Hero's Journey', Jung's archetypes and ancient wisdom traditions [...]

Working with Accelerators: Practices that Enable Long-term Transformation and Unleash the Best of Ourselves

By |2019-05-07T11:29:58+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] There are many things we can do to achieve the transformation we aim for in ourselves and the people we work with. We sometimes have breakthroughs that help us see things more clearly. These breakthroughs are helpful and necessary, but they don't always [...]

Enneagram Perspective Circles: Mining More of Our Inner Gold

By |2019-05-07T11:11:39+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Based on the Quaker Clearness Committee process of discernment though questions and silence, the Enneagram Perspective Circle allows participants to experience the perspectives of their resource points (wings and connecting lines) as they consider a particular problem for discernment. This unique and advanced workshop creates [...]

Toward Progress in Enneagram-Based Science: Perspectives from the Brain Group

By |2019-05-07T11:11:42+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

The Enneagram community's historical and epistemological distance from science poses challenges in creating scientific collaborations. In this session we will discuss an ongoing multi-year collaboration (the Brain Group) which seeks to spark scientific curiosity about the Enneagram. One effort in particular has focused on identifying [...]

One Journey – Three Paths: Body, Mind and Spirit Approaches to Transformation and Change

By |2019-07-06T00:17:07+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

A unique day expanding the Enneagram's power by merging it with three complementary paths to transformational change. Russ Hudson, Marion Gilbert and Tom Condon will each present their different perspectives and methods for increasing presence, opening to what is beyond your personal self and living [...]

Enneagram through the Lens of Nonviolent Communication

By |2019-05-07T11:11:39+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

The Enneagram describes complex psychological dynamics for each type. Separately, with just a few simple concepts and principles, Nonviolent Communication (NVC) provides an insightful account of our emotional experience. Through practicing NVC, individuals develop greater fluency in identifying what is important to them in each [...]

Type as a Gateway to Ensure Victorious Transformation – Using the Enneagram to Map and Guide Successful Life Transitions

By |2019-07-06T00:17:21+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Life has its `victories' and also its major challenges. No one misses out! And victorious transformations are rarely `accidental'. Prior personal growth can enhance successful transition. But how prepared are we for the inevitable dramatic life changes? With an understanding of the 9 domains the [...]

How to Create Robust Teams Using the Enneagram-Styles and their Instinctual Stacking

By |2019-05-07T11:11:36+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

As a team interacts, individuals on the team naturally use different parts of their Enneagram-style and instinctual stacking. Participants will explore a new Competencies of Teams model based on integral theory, the influence of Enneagram styles and the instincts on teamwork, and Robert Kegan's "Immunity [...]

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

By |2019-05-07T11:11:39+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

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 presence in [...]

Yoga Nine Ways: Awakening to Source with Yoga and Enneagram

By |2019-05-07T11:11:42+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Both Yoga and the Enneagram offer profound tools to help us get through life's changes, as well as give us insight on our journey of transformation. The ultimate goal of Yoga is to let go of our identification with constantly changing thoughts, bringing awareness to [...]

The Heart of the Organization: How Engaging of the Heart Center Supports High-Performance Leadership

By |2019-05-07T11:11:36+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Effective leaders know how to be authentic, recognize the value of diversity, and keep humanness central to every action and interaction. In this session, we will present the foundational model for coaching high-performance leaders that includes awakening and integrating the energies of the three centers [...]

How to Really Change the World Using the Enneagram. Speak, so that New People Listen

By |2019-05-07T11:11:39+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

I will share with you new and creative ways of talking of the Enneagram to people that dont know the Enneagram. How to get them interested, how to explain it for the first time. The Dos and Don'ts when talking to new people. I will [...]

Endnote Address

By |2019-05-07T11:11:42+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

After three days talking about transformation and change, the endnote of the 2015 IEA Conference will discuss provocative, yet inspiring questions: What is the evidence of a true inner transformation? Where am I now in my growth process, and what would be some good next [...]