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When 360 Degrees of Feedback are not Enough; or Just Too Much! 360s, Org Culture, and Executive Presence

By |2019-08-27T03:31:33+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

  360 degree feedback is a widely-used process designed to help people identify the development areas of which they may be unaware. Furthermore, different vendors have identified their own proprietary formula for what they tout comprises an effective leader. In this highly-interactive session, we will [...]

Positive Psychology and Enneagram Strengths-Based Framework

By |2019-08-05T05:06:39+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

Exploring cutting edge research in the field of Positive Psychology and Neuroscience, it is imperative to balance the Enneagram of Personality with a strengths based approach. The Enneagram stands proudly in the spiritual tradition, brought into the professional world through psychology and developed into the [...]

The Enneagram Epidemic: Making the Enneagram Go Viral

By |2020-04-20T20:56:14+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram, IEA Live|

We all know the Enneagram could radically change the world. But how do we spread the word? How do we create an epidemic making the Enneagram 'contagious'? How do we make our message so powerful it can spur people to change? Small, particular changes, carefully [...]

Personality as a Path to Better Relationships: Applying the Enneagram to Create Conscious Connections

By |2019-08-05T05:09:05+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

  The best foundation for the future is the ability to create conscious relationships; whether they are intimate partnerships, work colleagues, or friendships. Today we face a crisis of connection. In political gridlock, high rates of suicide and addiction, and wars around the world, we [...]

Queering the Enneagram: LGBTQIA Inclusion in the Enneagram Community

By |2020-04-20T18:34:46+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram, IEA Live|

This workshop is designed to equip the members of Enneagram community to affect positive societal change by promoting and expanding LGBTQIA inclusiveness throughout the community. Austin-based Yoga Therapist and Enneagram teacher Abi Robins will provide an introduction to the world of LGBTQIA studies that invites [...]

Re-write Your Own Story! Understanding Personality through Storytelling, Poetry, and Myth

By |2019-08-27T02:55:02+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

In this experiential session we will use the framework of the Enneagram to explore with stories our gifts, challenges, and doorways to growth. Students will be guided to create and play with storytelling as we mine themes present in stories, myths and poetry. We'll have [...]

Discerning Your Enneagram Type — This is Not a Test

By |2019-10-29T04:01:27+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

This article originally appeared on greaterlight.ca.Although your Enneagram type is not your final destination on your inner journey, you need to start somewhere. Any ongoing work with the Enneagram presumes you have found your type accurately. This takes time and guidance from a reliable source.The [...]

Don’t Get Too Attached to Your Enneagram Type

By |2019-07-11T15:55:30+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

This article was originally posted on greaterlight.ca.The Enneagram is having a bit of a moment. Enneagram knowledge is readily available in books, websites, seminars, retreats, workshops, and social media. Until about the 1980s the Enneagram was mostly an oral tradition, passed from teacher to student, [...]

Flat Earths

By |2019-08-19T18:32:39+00:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

There is an organization called The Flat Earth Society whose purpose I used to assume was tongue-in-cheek. Through its literature and websites, it advocates a medieval view of the world and promotes an elaborate thesis that “proves” the world is flat. The Society claims, for [...]

Balancing Your Practice For Strength, Resilience, Creativity, and Freedom

By |2019-04-30T17:28:48+00:00April 27th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

At New York Enneagram, we teach that a fundamental skill for being present is increasing your capacity to be with the sensations of your body. One of the gifts of studying the Enneagram is the recognition that although everyone needs to develop presence, each of [...]

Levels of Consciousness and the Enneagram

By |2019-04-03T14:03:58+00:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

First published in The Enneagram Journal, Vol. 2, 2010, a peer-reviewed publication of the International Enneagram Association.“What Gurdjieff calls ‘Objective science’ uses the musical analogy to depict auniverse composed of a chain of energies that stretches from the lowest octave tothe highest: each energy is transformed as [...]

Nine of Us: A musical journey through the nine personality styles of the Enneagram and the nine pathways to presence.

By |2019-04-07T09:44:29+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

I have always hoped that someday I would work out how all the things I love - psychology, the Enneagram, spirituality and music - could merge together, culminating in a beautiful contribution to the world.Since 2011 I have been compiling an album of songs each [...]

Once Again, You are Not Your Number (or, the Problem with Implicit Essentialism and Seeing the Enneagram as an Ontological Model)

By |2019-02-24T17:51:33+00:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

I’ve been in the Enneagram arena for a really long time now… I was introduced to the Enneagram in 1994 and started using it in my work as an executive coach and consultant in 1997. I presented at my first IEA conference in 2006 and [...]

Guest Columnist: Annie Wilde from Enneagram Reactions

By |2019-02-22T01:44:52+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|Tags: , |

I reached out to Annie Wilde whose Twitter feed, Enneagram Reactions, has gotten much attention from the #millennialenneagram followers. I asked her to tell IEA Nine Points how she went from 0-over 5000 followers on Twitter where Enneagram tweets are lighting up the Wild West [...]

Enneagram Shadow Styles

By |2019-08-22T03:27:34+00:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

A group of university researchers found that when a speaker ascribes qualities to another person, a listener will automatically unconsciously attribute those characteristics to the speaker. They called this phenomenon “spontaneous trait transference.” As you study the Enneagram, you will pinpoint particular personality styles that [...]

The Enneagram Isn’t The First Thing

By |2019-01-06T17:00:07+00:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram, Personal Reflections|Tags: , , |

I when I hear someone cramming every behavior into an Enneagram box. It feels dehumanizing at best and aggressive at worst. As a teacher, I feel protective of the Enneagram and this habit turns people off. The Enneagram isn’t the first thing. Your type is a [...]

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