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Development | kindness

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. ~ Aesop Kindness has many definitions: empathy, concern, gentleness, and more. Here are ways each enneatype benefits from more kindness. Enneagram Ones For Ones, kindness needs to start with

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Development | courage

Courage is being scared to death…and saddling up anyway. ~ John Wayne Real courage is not avoiding what scares us most, then thinking we are full of courage. Neither is courage doing something terribly risky for the primary purpose of

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Development | truthfulness

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. ~ Buddha Some say the truth will set you free. Others believe that truth is relative, depending on one’s point of view and perspective. Or, is the

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Development | giving feedback

We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve. ~ Bill Gates Here are some tips for keeping your own Enneagram type tendencies from interfering with your feedback delivery, especially when giving negative or constructive feedback.

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Development | connectivity

You have to make space in your heart, in your mind, and in your life for authentic human connection. ~ Marianne Williamson Without human connectivity, we feel isolated, estranged and long for something more. Do we realize that there is

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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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