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Resurgir desde el vacío: Nueve experiencias transformadoras

By |2020-10-07T20:20:10+00:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: General Enneagram|

Hablar de la experiencia del vacío es todo un desafío. En lugar de enfrentarlo, muchas veces quizás ‘le sacamos el cuerpo’, es decir, evitamos experimentar el vacío porque nos resulta naturalmente incómodo. La propuesta que subyace a estas líneas es desmitificar la experiencia del vacío [...]

IEA Korea

By |2020-09-24T17:52:31+00:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: General Enneagram|

IEA Korea was established in 2008 as the only official affiliate of International Enneagram Association. Our vision is to contribute to the building of healthier society through the wisdom of Enneagram. All the wisdom and knowledge would do us no good if it were not [...]

World Enneagram Day

By |2020-06-02T00:37:14+00:00May 30th, 2020|Categories: General Enneagram|

There was once an organization called The Flat Earth Society that apparently still exists, with members all around the globe. Through its literature and online presence, it advocates a medieval view of the world, promoting an elaborate thesis that “proves” the world is flat. The [...]

The Coming of Wisdom with Time: Teaching the Enneagram to Lifelong Learners

By |2020-06-02T00:29:32+00:00May 10th, 2020|Categories: General Enneagram|

The Coming of Wisdom with Time Teaching the Enneagram to Lifelong Learners at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Though leaves are many, the root is one; Through all the lying days of my youth I swayed my leaves and flowers in the sun; Now may [...]

1 WITH 1 = EVERYTHING, or the return to the essence through the Essential Enneagram and Essential Coaching

By |2020-04-26T14:37:30+00:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: General Enneagram|

No matter how much you feel that your life has hurt you, do not confine your sensibility, just learn to take care of your inner child and love yourself. Transform your pain into the fullness of Being. The issue that most worries humans is suffering, [...]

Deepening Your Enneagram Understanding Through an Exploration of the Instinctual Subtypes

By |2020-04-07T19:52:12+00:00April 4th, 2020|Categories: 2020 IEA April Panel, General Enneagram|

Facilitated by Leslie Hershberger & Curt Micka Featuring Panelists: Beatrice Chestnut, Russ Hudson, Peter O’Hanrahan and Mario Sikora What are the Instincts & Subtypes in the world of the Enneagram? Are Instincts and Subtypes the same thing or different? Why am I so confused about [...]

From Idolatry to Reality: From the Idealizations of our Personality to the Ideals of Our Real Self

By |2020-04-02T21:17:00+00:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: General Enneagram|

I’m intrigued by the parallels among the Bible story of the Israelites turning away from the true God and fashioning a false idol in the form of a golden calf; George Gurdjieff’s statements about the personality compensating for our essence; Karen Horney’s description of an [...]

Social Media Can Not Determine Your Enneagram Type

By |2020-03-02T16:21:23+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: General Enneagram|

If you’re on Instagram today, perhaps you’ve seen it—not the ads for the next big DTC brand or photos of that influencer vacationing in Bali—but the proliferation of Enneagram-centered content. It’s popular right now to distill our personalities into superficial snippets that fit neatly in [...]

The Instinctual Biases, Subdomains, and Zones

By |2020-03-09T22:39:13+00:00February 23rd, 2020|Categories: General Enneagram|

This article is excerpted from our new book, "Instinctual Leadership: Working with the 27 Subtypes of the Awareness to Action Enneagram," which is available via amazon.com. Rather than using the traditional "self-preservation," "social," and "sexual" terminology, we prefer the terms "Preserving," "Navigating," and "Transmitting." We [...]

An Enneagram Overview

By |2020-04-01T21:09:14+00:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: General Enneagram|

AN ENNEAGRAM OVERVIEW   Here are some thoughts on questions that people have asked about the Enneagram.  It’s an overview of the system along with reflection questions to get you to ask more questions about the Enneagram TYPES The Enneagram is a personality typology that [...]

Guest Columnist Brodie Theis: Using the Enneagram with My University Students

By |2019-12-10T23:31:53+00:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

I met Brodie at the IEA Conference 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio and after hearing how he uses the Enneagram with his university students, I asked him if he'd write a guest column for IEA Nine Points and he generously agreed.  Give me your tired, your [...]

The Regret of the Basic Fault: Healing our Original Wounds and Emotional Dramas with Psychoanalytic Insights and Enneagram Knowledge

By |2019-12-10T22:58:05+00:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

“If the flesh came into being because of spirit, that is a marvel, but if spirit came into being because of the body, that is a marvel of marvels. Yet I marvel and how this great wealth has come to dwell in this poverty.” Secret [...]

Why Fours Are Sensitive

By |2020-01-29T03:49:05+00:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

Enneatype Four is known for heightened sensitivity, dramatic feelings, and a profound sense of loss and disappointment.  Ever longing for fulfilling connection, always finding something mysteriously lacking, it’s no wonder that this type has been called the “Tragic Romantic”.  But such perverse yearning is hardly [...]

The Conscious Process: Communication

By |2020-09-30T13:59:45+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

Communication is... The way we express ourselves verbally and nonverbally. These expressions contains conscious, unconscious, intentional, and unintentional messages. In addition, communication involves how we take in, listen, perceive, and analyze/process what we've heard, seen, or felt. *Verbal: The words, intonation, inflection, and manner in [...]

Looking for Demons

By |2019-08-24T13:21:21+00:00August 24th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

For a long time now, I have been obsessed with trying to understand the relationship between Evagrius’s ancient demons (catalogued by him as eight logisimoi: Anger, Pride, Vainglory, Sadness, Avarice, Gluttony, Lust, and Acedia) and the passions of the modern Enneagram (arranged on the Enneagram [...]

Tips on Typing: 12 Steps to More Accurately Type Yourself and Others

By |2020-04-21T16:42:12+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram, IEA Live|

Conference session cancelled due to illness This session will cover the ins and outs of Enneagram Typing and 12 key points to consider in the process of discovery. It will bring to light important images, patterns, words and phrases that are hallmarks of type. It [...]

Irony of Ironies: Relational Repetitive Dynamics

By |2019-08-05T05:06:36+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

One of the reasons we concoct our defensive strategies is to protect us from the hurts, embarrassments, diminishments, sensitivities, et.al. that we experienced sometime in our life. The irony of this approach is that it brings about the very thing we are trying to avoid. [...]

Grit to Great(er): An Enneagram Framework for Empowering Marginalized Populations and Reducing Poverty

By |2019-08-05T05:12:40+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

  The Enneagram is a powerful tool that unlocks, for each of us, who we are as well as how we get in our own way. For people in deep poverty this unlocking can be literally life giving. This tool of self-awareness provides the critical [...]

Foundations for Creating a Great Team Culture to Advance Individual, Team and Organizational Growth

By |2019-08-05T05:06:37+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

What does it take to build a cohesive and effective team that is agile, innovative and equipped to grow quickly in today's ever changing business climate? In this session you will learn about how one of Inc. Magazine's, "Inc. 5000" list of America's fastestgrowing private [...]

The Enneagram, a Sufi Perspective: Understanding the Enneagram Through the 99 Sufi Divine Names and the Sufi Stages of Self

By |2020-12-11T00:05:42+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram, IEA Live|

  The presentation provides a portrayal of the Sufi 99 divine attributes, or names of Allah, and the how they correlate to the 9 Enneagram types at the different stages of the development of the self as presented by the Sufis. Through reflections, interviews, and [...]

Love and Relationship in Three Centers – Body, Heart & Mind

By |2019-08-05T05:06:37+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

Through lecture, inner practice, type groups and conversation we'll explore how we express our love through each of our three centers and how our type structure can get in the way. Love is easy to say but hard to define. It means different things to [...]

Culture Change Using the Instinctual Biases

By |2021-02-08T21:49:59+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram, IEA Live|

  Organizational culture is a collection of attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that serve as an implicitly agreed-upon way of solving problems within the organization. It is rooted in systems of values; biases toward achieving a sense of stability or satisfaction that are often so deeply [...]

Moving the Race Conversation Forward with the Enneagram

By |2020-12-11T00:14:03+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram, IEA Live|

  In contrast to the belief that racism is a personal choice, we will explore racism as a collective, often subconscious, reality that affects literally every person who grew up in Western cultures. Like our Enneagram types, racism tells a story of who we are [...]

The Trouble With Typing: Ways to Misuse, Misunderstand and Distort the Enneagram

By |2019-08-05T05:06:42+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

As you use the Enneagram now and in the future - whether you are a beginner or an experienced user of the system - there is a limiting mentality that you may fall into without realizing it, leading you to "go wrong with confidence." Symptoms [...]

The Enneagram of the Nine Gifts of the Spirit

By |2020-12-11T00:06:28+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram, IEA Live|

  In various letters to the early churches, the Apostle Paul wrote about the nine gifts of the Holy Spirit. These extraordinary spiritual gifts, often termed "charismatic gifts," map onto the Enneagram. Specifically, the nine gifts of the Spirit are the word of wisdom, the [...]

Flex Your Enneagram Muscles: EQ with Body Wisdom and Neuroscience

By |2020-04-21T04:07:44+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram, IEA Live|

How much and how little you have the gifts, and challenges of ALL the types can be as enlightening as discovering your core type. Your "Enneagram Blueprint" is like an MRI of your personality that impacts you to either empower you and lift you up, [...]

Using Invisible Triangles in Business Applications of the Enneagram

By |2020-12-11T00:14:42+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram, IEA Live|

The 3 triangles of the Enneagram -- 9-3-6, 1-4-7 and 2-5-8 -- are potent and profound. The 9-3-6 triangle is visible on the Enneagram symbol, while the other two triangles are not. However, an invisible line connects point 4 and 7 and another invisible line [...]

Enneagram, IEA and a Vision: A Founder’s Journey

By |2020-12-11T00:14:52+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram, IEA Live|

The Enneagram, as we know it today, is all about personhood. We use it to dissect personality, explain our psychodynamics and try to celebrate diversity. One of the IEA Founders will tell his Enneagram "story". As one of the early individuals to learn the "psychological [...]

High Functioning Families; The Foundation for the Future. Using the Enneagram to Enhance Parenting Skills and Build Leaders for Tomorrow

By |2019-08-05T05:14:01+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

  In an increasingly changing and agile world, with growing multiculturalism, it is important that parents raise children with high emotional, social and cultural intelligence. It is crucial to future-proof our children against getting stuck in habits of thinking, feeling and behaving when a more [...]

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