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Creating Team-Based Enneagram Maps: The Three Trios

Enneagram team mapping is powerful because it allows you to do the following: Accurately predict the strengths and the areas of tension within a team quickly Allows teams to view themselves objectively, recognizing strengths and areas for growth Depersonalize the

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Creating Team-Based Enneagram Maps: Centers of Intelligence

Enneagram team mapping is powerful because it allows you to do the following: Accurately predict the strengths and the areas of tension within a team quickly Allows teams to view themselves objectively, recognizing strengths and areas for growth Depersonalize the

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Parables, teams and the Enneagram

The word parable has several meanings, but all definitions of a parable share this in common. A parable: a story or illustration that coveys an important principle. These two parables, one a Swahili proverb and the other a quote from

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Psychological safety in teams

To bring the Enneagram into organizations, there has to be enough psychological safety for participants to be willing to open up and be self-revealing in a group or team environment. There are seven main factors involved: There are organizational factors

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What makes a great team: part 4 | acceleration

How to accelerate your team How do you access the collective wisdom of the Body Center of Intelligence to move your team forward? Every team, if they want to become high-performing, needs to accelerate, moving as a collective whole. Accelerating

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What makes a great team: part 3 | attunement

How to attune your team How do you access the collective wisdom of the Heart Center of Intelligence to attune your team? Every team, if they want to become high-performing, needs to create a collective felt sense of being in

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What makes a great team: part 2 | alignment

How to align your team How do you access the collective wisdom of the Head Center of Intelligence to align your team? Every team, if they want to become high-performing, needs to create a collective mind-share, a way of aligning

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What makes a great team: part 1 | the AAA model

What makes a team go from just OK to good? What helps a good team become a great one? I use a simple concept called AAA: alignment, attunement and acceleration. I was first exposed to the first two elements of

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Training for Retention

When we teach the Enneagram, are people retaining what we teach? How do we know? Content matters, but so does the teaching methodology. There’s retention research that points us to the answer. The Learning Pyramid not only shows how people

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Enneagram-Based Organization Work: The 3 Pillars

Enneagram work in organizations is serious work that requires knowledge and skills beyond knowing the Enneagram at a basic level. Here are some thoughts from my three decades of organizational work using the Enneagram. REQUIRED FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS USING ENNEAGRAM

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