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Teaching the Enneagram in organizations | 4 key areas

  I often get asked what are the most important areas for people wishing to train the Enneagram in organizations. To that end, here is a list of key areas: Positioning the Enneagram Trainers need to be able to position

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3 Centers of Intelligence | their many uses – Part 4

The 3 Centers of Intelligence – Head Center, Heart Center and Body Center – form a basis of the 20th century mystic, philosopher and teacher, G. I. Gurdjieff, brought to the Fourth Way teachings and to the Enneagram. This blog

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3 Centers of Intelligence | their many uses – Part 3

The 3 Centers of Intelligence – Head Center, Heart Center and Body Center – form a basis of the 20th century mystic, philosopher and teacher, G. I. Gurdjieff, brought to the Fourth Way teachings and to the Enneagram. This blog

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3 Centers of Intelligence | their many uses – Part 2

This blog describes one way that the 3 Centers of Intelligence – Head, Heart and Body – can be useful and practical in developing relationships. Peter O’Hanrahan and I have a new 2-day program titled “Relationships Reimagined” in which we

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Enneagram Limericks by Tom Hattersley

PERFECTIONIST… There once was a One so right About the trivial he would fight Others he would judge His opinions would not budge When he neared all would take flight GIVER… There once a helper Type Two Who thought of

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3 Centers of Intelligence | their many uses – Part 1

The 3 Centers of Intelligence – Head Center, Heart Center and Body Center – form a basis of the 20th century mystic, philosopher and teacher, G. I. Gurdjieff, brought to the Fourth Way teachings and to the Enneagram. This blog,

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The 3 triangles | 9-3-6 | 1-4-7 | 2-5-8

When I was at the 2017 IEA (International Enneagram Association) conference in Helsinki this September, both as a presenter and an attendee, a session that got my attention was led by Viviana Trucco, a psychologist from Argentina. Viviana works with

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Type-based obstacles to real relationships

Sometimes it is important to go back to the basics to uncover essential elements that get in our way of what we deeply want. This is especially true in relationships with others. In relationships, yes, there are always two or

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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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Typing No-Nos and Yes-Yes | Part 2

Here is the 2nd set 4 No-Nos accompanied by the Yes-Yes for that area. When typing ourselves on the enneagram or when assisting others in identifying their type, I’ve learned some important guidelines that can be useful in doing this,

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