Decision 2016 is rife with questions about the candidates’ temperaments. The Enneagram has a lot to offer. This EnneaBit explores the styles of Trump, Obama, and Clinton.
This EnneaBit explores Donald Trump running the Type 8. Learn more about Type 8 patterns generally, ranging from magnanimous, honorable social action to narcissism & bullying.
This EnneaBit explores Barack Obama running the Type 9. Learn more about Type 9 patterns generally, ranging from awake action & healing presence to indecisiveness & passivity.
This EnneaBit explores Hillary Clinton running the Type 1. Learn more about Type 1 patterns generally, ranging from objective integrity & reasonableness to judgmental criticism & hypocrisy.
This EnneaBit explores the binaries of each of the nine ennea-types. There are type-flavored either/or modes of perception, often unconscious, driving the sorting of sensory input. From these binaries are built whole worlds of projections.
This EnneaBit explores Enneagram patterns in the hit series ‘Mad Men.’ Don Draper runs a Type 3 personality, Peggy the Type 6, and Stan and Leonard, the Type 9. Three scenes in the final episode flow through the Enneagram’s inner triangle: 3 – 6 – 9.
Learn more about the Enneagram Head Center and the Points 5-6-7 through two sermons entitled ‘Twas Grace That Taught My Heart To Fear. The first is more Christian in flavor and references the esoteric nadir of the Enneagram. The second is more Buddhist in flavor.
I ran my Type Six patterns while a passenger on a hijacked airplane. Sixes are known for calm in a crisis because they imagine every hazard ahead of time. Sixes thus scare themselves to avoid feeling scared. Bonus: some Seven patterns show up as well.
Discovering your Enneagram Type can be a combination of “Uh-Oh!” and “Ah-Ha!” It is often a shock of recognition. This EnneaBit reflects on the type-related ways each type experiences its Uh-Oh & Ah-Ha moments. How did it happen for you?
Type Ones are known for finger wagging, and Bernie Sanders is likely a Type One. A fiery reformer, Sanders is running against another likely Type One: Hillary Clinton. Learn about the Democratic Party’s Integrity War.
Along with thoughts and emotions, the type patterns also manifest bodily through gestures & postures. Body mindfulness is a great tool. How do you get physical with your type pattern?
Businesses and other organizations are increasingly using the Enneagram for better communication, efficiency and productivity. Enneagram coaching is an emerging force in the field of organization development.
Presenting the Buddhist Enneagram: a look at how the Buddha’s Second Noble Truth maps onto the Enneagram’s Law of Three to generate the 9 ennea-types. This EnneaBit explores some esoteric aspects of the Enneagram.