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What is Enneagram type | Part 4

MORE ABOUT EGO STRUCTURES In addition to the higher level architecture that is true for all 9 types, all Enneagram types also have a specific pattern of thinking (fixation) and feeling (passion), predictable behavioral patterns but in three variations based

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What is Enneagram type | Part 3

WHAT IS EGO STRUCTURE? Each of the nine Enneagram types has its own Ego structure, but there is a higher level architecture that is true for all 9 types: a specific false reality, a unique worldview, an ego ideal, a

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What is Enneagram type | Part 2

WHAT IS EGO STRUCTURE? The term “Ego” has many definitions, but the one applicable to the Enneagram derives from both Freudian psychology and spiritual traditions. The nine Enneagram types represent nine distinct aspects of the human Ego. The Psychological Ego

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What is Enneagram type | Part 1

IS THE ENNEAGRAM PERSONALITY, CHARACTER OR EGO STRUCTURE? The Enneagram, a profound way of understanding people from all cultures, describes the nine fundamental architectures of human beings. Although the Enneagram is often referred to as a personality system, it is

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Enneagram typing | family and culture overlays

In discovering our Enneagram types, there can often be overlays on top of our core type, family overlays and culture overlays among them. Hopefully, this blog helps to clarify some of the confusion. Family overlays There are many overlay factors

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Enneagram typing | most common methods for teaching type

There are many ways to teach the Enneagram system and to help others find their Enneagram type accurately. However, any method used requires the person teaching the Enneagram to know the Enneagram themselves in depth. MOST COMMON METHODS FOR TEACHING

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Enneagram typing | why is accurate typing so important?

One of the most challenging and important aspects of working with the Enneagram in any setting is “getting type right.” Here is why this matters so much. Discovering type supports accurate self-observation Mistyped people pay attention to the wrong things

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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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