Calvin & Hobbes Enneagram

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 enacting the nine personality styles, patterns, and themes in many of their...
Barack Obama – Type 9

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 the candidates’ temperaments to be Commander In Chief. As Obama remains...
Donald Trump – Type 8

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 the candidates’ temperaments to be Commander In Chief. No one kind of...
Typing Public Figures

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 politicians and celebrities — voluntarily submit themselves to a...
Hijacked 6!

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 encountered the Enneagram and determined I run the Type Six personality style. I...
Basic Goodness

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, nine habits of reactivity, and nine ways of generating and exporting...

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