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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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