Archive | 9 types

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3 insights on enneagram threes

So much has been written about each of the 9 enneatypes (by me as well as many others), and there is always more to be learned. My biggest teachers are people of these types themselves, sharing their own stories and

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Authority and type

How do individuals of each Enneagram type relate to authority figures, all other factors being equal (which they are not!) such as family background, religious orientation, and past experiences with extremely negative authorities? People of the same type do tend

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Fives in Film

  What do the films, The Social Network and the two Steig Larsson films – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Girl Who Played with Fire – have in common? 1. They are incredibly good films 2. Their

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Famous Enneagram Nines: Sandra Bullock and the Dalai Lama

  WORLDVIEW: Everyone deserves to be respected and heard: I must enable this. NINES seek peace, harmony, and positive mutual regard, and dislike conflict, tension, and ill will. Relaxed, easy to relate to, and accepting, Nines see and honor multiple

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Famous Enneagram Eights: Margaret Thatcher and Donald Trump

  WORLDVIEW: The powerful try to take advantage of the weak; I must change this. EIGHTS pursue the truth, want situations under control, strive to make important things happen, and try to hide their vulnerability. Assertive, bold, and confident, Eights

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Famous Enneagram Sevens: Cameron Diaz and Howard Stern

  WORLDVIEW: The world lacks a bigger plan full of possibilities; I must generate these. SEVENS crave the stimulation of new ideas, people, and experiences, avoid pain and discomfort, and create elaborate plans that allow them to keep all of

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Famous Enneagram Fives: Georgia O’Keefe and Bill Gates

  WORLDVIEW: Resources are scarce: I must conserve energy, time, and knowledge. FIVES thirst for knowledge and use emotional detachment as a way of keeping involvement with others at a minimum. Emotionally detached, private, and highly independent — autonomous may

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Famous Enneagram Fours: Princess Diana and Anthony Hopkins

  WORLDVIEW: There is profound despair from our lack of deep connections: I must re-establish these. FOURS desire deep contact with their own interior worlds and with other people, feeling most alive when they authentically express their personal experiences and

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Famous Enneagram Threes: Sharon Stone and Tiger Woods

  WORLDVIEW: There is a lack of flow or order to how things work: I must create results. THREES organize their lives around achieving specific goals in order to appear successful and to gain the respect and admiration of others.

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