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Love what you do…

Interested in being both personally satisfied and professionally effective? You have to “Love what you do, be good at it, and make yourself easy to work with!” Starting with “love what you do,” here are ways people of each Enneagram

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How can people of each Enneagram type increase their ability to respond effectively, with agility, with integrity, and in ways that serve them and others well? Each type needs to release something and embrace something else! ONES Ones need to

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What does it really mean to respect yourself and how can we learn to engage in true self-respect? Self-respect means we have self-esteem that is based in reality, and we believe we are truly worthy of being treated well, by

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Resilience is composed of many factors, attitude being among them, as can be read in this quote by psychologist and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl. It also suggests the importance of being adaptable in a healthy and productive way in response

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One way of being in presence is the ability to open and access all three Centers of Intelligence: Head Center, Heart Center and Body Center. Did you know you know you can use vocal sounds to do so? Here are

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Being empathetic

Individuals of each Enneagram type can enhance their ability to be more empathic; here are some of the ways: ONES Consider and stay with both your own and other people’s feelings in depth in order to develop both more empathy

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Wisdom from Brené Brown

Brené Brown writes voluminously about things that matter most. Here is some of her wisdom for each of the 9 enneagram types: Enneagram Ones “Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.” Enneagram Twos “Daring

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Finding your way home

How do we light the heart so we can find our way back home? Here are some ideas for each of the 9 Enneagram types. Enneagram Ones Ones are Body Center Enneagram type whose guts and minds can be so

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Inspire means to excite, encourage, or breathe life into and comes from the Latin word that means to inflame or to blow in to. To inspire and be inspired ignites us into possibility. Here are the ways in which individuals

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Higher understandings

The higher understandings for each type are both aspirational and within our reach. But do we understand them? Reflect, ponder, meditate and consider these understandings, particularly the one for your enneagram type. ONES Everything, including imperfection, is as it should

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