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Calvin & Hobbes Enneagram

This playful post traces the nine Enneagram energies in the life of a young boy named Calvin and his best friend, Hobbes. The below comic clippings show the characters of this beloved serial...

Mad Men Enneagram

“Person To Person" -- the series finale episode of this hit show Mad Men -- provides a vivid, dramatic illustration of the inner triangle of the Personality Enneagram: 3 – 6 – 9. Don Draper runs the...

Binary Enneagram: Seeing in Duality

Personality patterns are like computer programs. Ordinarily, we only see the surface of our preferences and behaviors without seeing the programming code driving them. The Enneagram provides a map...

Hillary Clinton – Type 1

What makes Hillary Clinton tick? This post was originally created during the time of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. As the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election heats up, people again are...

Barack Obama – Type 9

What makes Barack Obama tick? This post was originally created during the time of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. As the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election heats up, people again are questioning...

Donald Trump – Type 8

What makes Donald Trump tick? This post was originally created during the time of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. As the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election heats up, people again are questioning...

Typing Public Figures

Typing others is tricky business: often we miss the mark or deny others the opportunity of self-discovery. Such concerns carry less force when typing well-known figures. Public figures -- like...

Hijacked 6!

On October 19, 1999, I was a passenger on a hijacked plane flying from Istanbul to Cairo. After arriving safely in Egypt, I wrote the below email to friends and loved ones. Years later, I...

Basic Goodness

The work of personal transformation can be difficult. It helps to remember our Basic Goodness. The Personality Enneagram shows us some pretty hard stuff. It describes nine styles of sleepwalking,...

 

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