Here are some great reasons for organizations to use the Enneagram. Why is this important to know? Any Enneagram initiative to be successful begins with a clear and shared understanding of the Why or purpose of using the Enneagram. The
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Rumi Poem | Type 3
Rumi Poem | Type 3 That which is false troubles the heart But truth brings joyous tranquility ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Threes to use for reflection? The Threes’ passion, aka their vice, is deceit.
Rumi Poem | Type 2
Rumi Poem | Type 2 Love yourself completely Return to the root of your own soul ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Twos to use for reflection? Twos – at least, most Twos – are adept
Rumi Poem | Type 1
Rumi Poem | Type 1 If you are irritated by every rub How will you be polished? ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Ones to use for reflection? Ones search for serenity and acceptance, yet their
What Enneagram Type is Singapore?
The word out there on Singapore’s enneatype has always been, “Singapore is a Type 1, with lots of rules and laws complete with severe punishments!” I’d read about some of these rules: no chewing gum, no graffiti, no spitting, no
Type and Culture: What Enneagram Type is South Africa?
During my nearly 3 weeks in South Africa, immersed with people there who know the Enneagram, I asked multiple people and groups, “What Enneagram type is South Africa?” In response, I received a consistent and universal answer: “I don’t know.”
Type and Culture: What Enneagram Type is the Czech Republic?
Each time I travel outside the United States for an intensive Enneagram program, I think about the Enneagram type of that country. Instead of thinking only about more obvious characteristics that an outsider might observe, I ask people who live
The Enneagram and Canadian Culture | A Guest Blog by Catherine Bell
Come relax with us in Canada; we would like some spiritual rock fuel! I am Canadian. This statement resonates with me having lived in almost every province in Canada. So, when Ginger asked me, on her recent trip to
The Enneagram and Korean Culture
What enneatype is Korea? This question was raised two years ago when I was doing a Train-the-Trainer program in Korea on Bringing Out the Best in Yourself at Work, but was revisited this past January during a “Coaching with
The Enneagram and Italian Culture
Sitting in the airplane after my trip to Milan, I have the answer to my question: What Enneagram type is Italy, according to Italians? However, the process of arriving at the answer was just as interesting as the answer