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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 |2019-08-05T05:12:19+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

  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 |2019-08-05T05:13:05+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

  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 |2019-08-05T05:06:38+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

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 word [...]

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 |2019-08-27T03:30:03+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

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 |2019-08-05T05:06:38+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

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 [...]

The Map Of Consciousness as a Lens to Clear the Enneagram Mistyping Phenomena

By |2019-08-27T03:31:23+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

  Over 250,000 muscle testing calibrations, spanning 30 years of multiple research studies, conducted by The Institute for Spiritual Research, Inc., Dr. David Hawkins defined a range of values that correspond to levels of consciousness which include well-recognized attitudes and emotions. With a logarithmic scale [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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