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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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Defense Mechanism: Guardians of our Type-based Ego structure | Type 9

This blog series describes how the primary defense mechanism for each Enneagram type functions as a guardian of the type-based ego structure, and this particular blog focuses on Enneagram type 9. You’ll learn the following: how the type-based fixation and

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Defense Mechanism: Guardians of our Type-based Ego Structure | Type 8

This blog series describes how the primary defense mechanism for each Enneagram type functions as a guardian of the type-based ego structure, and this particular blog focuses on Enneagram type 8. You’ll learn the following: how the type-based fixation and

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Defense Mechanism: Guardians of our Type-based Ego Structure | Type 7

This blog series describes how the primary defense mechanism for each Enneagram type functions as a guardian of the type-based ego structure, and this particular blog focuses on Enneagram type 7. You’ll learn the following: how the type-based fixation and

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Defense Mechanism: Guardians of our Type-based Ego Structure | Type 5

This blog series describes how the primary defense mechanism for each Enneagram type functions as a guardian of the type-based ego structure, and this particular blog focuses on Enneagram type 5. You’ll learn the following: how the type-based fixation and

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Defense Mechanism: Guardians of our Type-based Ego Structure | Type 4

This blog series describes how the primary defense mechanism for each Enneagram type functions as a guardian of the type-based ego structure, and this particular blog focuses on Enneagram type 4. You’ll learn the following: how the type-based fixation and

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Defense Mechanism: Guardians of Our Type-Based Ego Structure | Type 3

This blog series describes how the primary defense mechanism for each Enneagram type functions as a guardian of the type-based ego structure, and this particular blog focuses on Enneagram Type 3. You’ll learn the following: how the type-based fixation and

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Defense Mechanism: Guardians of Our Type-Based Ego Structure | Type 2

This blog series describes how the primary defense mechanism for each Enneagram type functions as a guardian of the type-based ego structure, and this particular blog focuses on Enneagram type 2. You’ll learn the following: how the type-based fixation and

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Defense Mechanisms as Guardians of our Type-based Ego Structure

Did you know that the primary defense mechanism for each Enneagram type functions serves as a crucial guardian of the type-based ego structure? Essentially, the primary defense mechanism for each type ensures that each type’s passion and fixation continue operating

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