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Legacy of David Daniels MD | his memorial service

On June 30th, a memorial service was held for David Daniels MD, an Enneagram teacher of major magnitude, who partnered with Helen Palmer and others to legitimize and bring the Enneagram into widespread modern use. Although I live in Santa

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Typing children | ode to David Daniels

When David Daniels, a pillar of the contemporary enneagram, died this past May, so many memories of him passed through my mind. I had known him for many years, as one of the early teachers, as a friend and colleague

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In Memoriam | Jay Galbraith (1939-2014)

Most Enneagrammers will not recognize Jay’s name, though most OD (organization development) professionals who have been in the field for 20+ years will instantly remember Jay’s massive contributions, particularly in the area of organization design, strategy and structure. He influenced

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In memorium | Nelson Mandela

“It always seems impossible until it is done.” ~ Nelson Mandela Admiring Nelson Mandela from afar was nothing like what I experienced being in South Africa during the last few years of Mandela’s life. My dear friend, Diann LeRoux, has

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In Memory of Margaret Pometta

Normally, I wouldn’t write a memorial blog about someone, but Margaret was someone special and she inspired me. Let me tell you about her. Margaret was just 50 when she recently died of a brain aneurysm while engaging in the

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Steve Jobs Was an Unusual 7-8 Binary Type

Ginger’s Introduction I’ve invited additional blogs that speculate on Steve Jobs’ Enneagram style to encourage a productive and open dialogue about typing and famous people. Peter Zappel offered to write one with a different twist on Jobs and his type.

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What Type is Steve Jobs?

Ginger’s Introduction  I wrote an earlier blog questioning whether or not Steve Jobs was an Enneagram Seven, since this was then a surprisingly common assumption. My early consulting experience at Apple suggested he was not a Seven, as did my

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Was Steve Jobs Really a Seven? (part 1)

The prevailing thought among many Enneagram teachers and Enneagrammers has been that Steve Jobs is/was an ennea-type 7. I always wondered about that – seeing him listed as an example of a 7 on more lists of famous people than

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Ode to Claudio Naranjo

I recently received a postcard from two very dear women from Korea who were in England for Claudio’s program on the 27 Enneagram subtypes. They are a mother-daughter pair (a Seven and Three respectively) who are on their joint and

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