Conversational intelligence impacts your relationships. So why do we avoid them so frequently? The Enneagram is helpful in understanding our tendencies.
Is your Enneagram content Entertainment, Information or Transformation?
Enneagram memes and videos make me laugh (and cringe). The cringe is from this work for over 20 years and seeing a dramatic increase in people who come to their sessions mistyped and misinformed.
We have to do a lot of “unlearning.” I like to make distinctions with people new to the Enneagram between Entertainment, Information and Transformation:
Meet Niki Pappas, Our New Enneagram Typing Associate!
The transformative work of the Enneagram is most effective when you know your type. With an abundance of Enneagram content in today's feeds, inaccurate online Enneagram tests, look-alike types, and individual experiences, one of the best ways to discover your type is...
Enneagram Typing Workshop
Learn the nuts and bolts of Enneagram typing interviews with Leslie Hershberger Date: TBA Time: TBA Cost: $400 Location: Online In my 20+ years of working with the Enneagram, I have never had so many people come to classes and sessions mistyped. Why? POPULARITY: As...
Courage of the Heart: Transforming Fire Online Sessions for Women
Anger is a signal that’s worth our attention and respect. Join us in our brave spaces for women.
Support for Enneagram Heart Types During the Pandemic
Your Enneagram style is activated in hard times. Heart type themes include: over-connecting outside of yourselves, guilt, “doing” instead of “be-ing” and turning self-awareness, spiritual awareness and relationship awareness into another “doing.”
Your Enneagram Center in Hard Times
Your Enneagram center tends to amp up and get overused. Types 5/6/7 overuse the Perceiving center, Types 8/9/1 overuse the Feeling/Sensing center and Types 2/3/4 overuse the Doing center.
The Enneagram Instincts: Self-Preservation
People who are dominant in the SELF PRESERVATION instinct are focused on our human need for comfort, material/financial security, health and wellness, hearth, home and family.
Enneagram Vices and Virtues
When I was in grad school, I did a lot of reading to look for Enneagram patterns in the wisdom traditions (I looked primarily at Christianity and Buddhism). Concurrently, I was doing my Enneagram training. In listening to panels, you can see people’s core “vice” as they share their stories.
For 15 minutes, my granddaughter Sophie filled and refilled her shoe and watched the sand spill out the sides. She barely looked up. Her focus was exquisite to witness. Then she got up and walked. She noticed how her foot made impressions in the sand. She pointed to...