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Consultants | consulting strengths and development areas

Consultants, hopefully, recognize that their own personal and professional development contribute to the success of their consultation projects. When continuously working on their own development, consultants become less reactive, more responsive, less assumptive, more objective, less constrained, and more real.

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june_17_2015

Thoughts from China about the enneagram in organizations

I recently had the challenge and honor of presenting a pre-conference session, along with Peter O’Hanrahan and Russ Hudson, on the Enneagram for over 100 people at the IEA China conference held in Shanghai. Peter spoke about the somatic Enneagram,

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june_10_2015

Dreaded questions | blog 1

More and more, I am creating customized Train-the-Trainer (TTT) programs for companies that want to deliver the Enneagram and its organizational applications in-house. These, of course, are in addition to my public TTT programs offered in various parts of the

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mar_17_2015

Dentists and the enneagram

I normally don’t write about my actual consulting work or speeches so as to preserve client confidentiality. Occasionally, I write a case study, changing information that would make the client identifiable. However, this past weekend, I had a surprising and

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mar_9_2015

Business-enneagram cases | and more teams

In this 3rd blog about teams, the focus is a consulting organization with which I’ve been working with over the past 3 years as a consultant. Many consulting firms are using the Enneagram and in a variety of ways, a

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feb_25_2015

Business-enneagram cases | more teams

A request came from someone I don’t know from someplace I don’t know that well saying this: I would like to see more articles on your site “Enneagram in Business” on the application of “Enneagram in business.” There is so

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feb_25_2015a

Business-enneagram cases | teams

A request came from someone I don’t know from someplace I don’t know that well saying this: I would like to see more articles on your site “Enneagram in Business” on the application of “Enneagram in business.” There is so

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dec_3_2013

Nine words to avoid when using the enneagram in organizations

I have long thought that we need to be careful about the language we use when we bring the Enneagram into organizations so that we don’t create a false understanding and perceptions that are not really aligned with what the

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Discussing the Undiscussable with the Enneagram

From recent work I’ve been doing, my attention has gone to noticing something subtle and blatant about the impact of the Enneagram both in individuals and groups – namely, to discuss the unnamed and often undiscussable in individuals, teams, and

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