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What Enneagram Type is Singapore?

The word out there on Singapore’s enneatype has always been, “Singapore is a Type 1, with lots of rules and laws complete with severe punishments!” I’d read about some of these rules: no chewing gum, no graffiti, no spitting, no

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Type and Culture: What Enneagram Type is South Africa?

During my nearly 3 weeks in South Africa, immersed with people there who know the Enneagram, I asked multiple people and groups, “What Enneagram type is South Africa?” In response, I received a consistent and universal answer: “I don’t know.”

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Type and Culture: What Enneagram Type is the Czech Republic?

Each time I travel outside the United States for an intensive Enneagram program, I think about the Enneagram type of that country. Instead of thinking only about more obvious characteristics that an outsider might observe, I ask people who live

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The Enneagram and Korean Culture

  What enneatype is Korea? This question was raised two years ago when I was doing a Train-the-Trainer program in Korea on Bringing Out the Best in Yourself at Work, but was revisited this past January during a “Coaching with

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The Enneagram and Italian Culture

  Sitting in the airplane after my trip to Milan, I have the answer to my question: What Enneagram type is Italy, according to Italians? However, the process of arriving at the answer was just as interesting as the answer

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The Enneagram and Country Culture

  I am about to leave for Milan ­­­­– doing three one-day programs on the Enneagram, Leadership, and Coaching –  and am wondering about the Enneagram type of Italy. Some have said it is a Two country because of its

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