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Development | self-acceptance

The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely. ~ C. G. Jung The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. ~ Joseph Campbell What gets in the way of true self-acceptance? There are so many factors: social context and

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Development | decision making

Life is the sum of all your choices. ~ Albert Camus The Enneagram – and in particular, the Three Centers of Intelligence – can help us become wiser and more conscious decision makers in all aspects of our personal and professional

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Development | pushing pause

The faster we go, the slower we need to be ~ Peter Senge PhD Pushing the pause button, even if for a second, allows us the space to interrupt our reactive and habitual responses and to make new and more

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Development | being quiet

The quieter you become, the more you can hear ~ Ram Dass How can people of each enneagram type learn to be quieter? Being quiet does not mean talking less, although it might. Being quiet more refers to quietude within.

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Development | daring

I believe the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare  ~ Maya Angelou Daring development for each enneagram type ONES seek a perfect world and work diligently to improve both themselves and everyone and everything

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Development | patience

Patience is a form of wisdom. It demonstrates that we understand and accept the fact that sometimes things must unfold in their own time  ~ Jon Kabbat-Zinn Patience is defined as the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or

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Development | back to the basics

I don’t think that you can write music if you don’t know how to play an instrument. You have to know the basics, then you can go forward. ~ Alber Elbaz Sometimes we get so sophisticated about the Enneagram and

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Development | frustration

You throw the sand against the wind; and the wind blows it back again. ~ William Blake The Enneagram can help each of us, based on our enneatype, deal far better with frustration. Enneagram Ones Ones get easily frustrated when quality

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Development | balance

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony ~ Thomas Merton Balance is something each Enneagram type could use more of, and the Enneagram shows us what that might be for each type. Enneagram

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Development | letting go of the low-hanging fruit

I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars. I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over ~ Warren Buffett Low hanging fruit is a term referring to something that can be gained with very little effort. Here

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