THE ENNEAGRAM

THE 9 PERSONALITY PROFILES

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Session Objectives
Awareness of the Benefits of Knowing Yourself Learn the 9 Different Personality Types & Its Characteristics Basic Understanding of Who You Are & How to Appreciate & Understand Others

We are ALL a PART of the CREATION of an

EXPERIENCE

We exist at 4 Levels Simultaneously… Spiritually STRONG Intellectually SOUND Emotionally STABLE Physically FIT .

All 4 LEVELS… Must Be ALIGNED… Moving in the SAME Direction Physically Intellectually Emotionally Spiritually .

MIND. HEART & BODY Connection Thoughts Feelings PEAK PERFORMANCE MEDIOCRITY .

WHO YOU ARE is about HOW YOU… THINK Thoughts FEEL Feelings BEHAVE .

In order for us to take on the journey of selfdiscovery and self-mastery. Express ourselves. we must look at our personality because our personality is the main filter we use to: Understand ourselves and the world around us. Relate to other people . Defend ourselves.

But. what is personality? Conditioning from the past Habitual thoughts Emotional reactions Fantasies about the future .

W hat are the BENEFITS of KNOWING YOURSELF .

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The ORIGINS of ENNEAGRAM MORE THAN 4500 YEARS OLD • Ennea is Greek for nine and gram means drawing or graph. although the system first appeared in both Asia and the Middle East several thousand years ago or longer. • The Enneagram’s ancient history is uncertain. • The enneagram (pronounced any-a-gram) symbol is a circle with nine equidistant points connected by nine intersecting lines. .

who brought it to Europe in the 1930s. . a student of Gurdjieff was the first to synthesize the symbol with elements of the teachings about the types. and he too concealed his sources. • Oscar Ichazo.The ORIGINS of ENNEAGRAM • The sources of the wider teaching of the Enneagram are thought to be centuries old and the absence of records leads to conflicting ideas. He was the first to identify the core qualities of each of the nine types. • Ichazo’s work was expanded on by the psychiatrist Claudio Naranjo who also introduced the panel method for gathering information about the types. • George Gurdjieff was perhaps the first person associated with the Enneagram. but for the most concealed his sources.

David Daniels. Tom Condon. and Jerry Wagner. spiritual and business communities) around the world. the Enneagram is being used in a continuously growing array of practical applications (therapeutic. . among them Don Riso & Russ Hudson. Theodorre Donson. Kathy Hurley. Currently.. Helen Palmer.The ORIGINS of ENNEAGRAM • The contemporary use of the Enneagram has grown from the work of these three individuals and has been advanced by other teachers.

T he POWER of the ENNEAGRAM Based on 4500 over years of Understanding HUMAN NATURE Certain MIX Home-Based Universal – applies to BOTH men & women All types have UNIQUE Strengths & Weaknesses Like a RAINBOW Not everything in the description of your basic type will apply to you all the time .

Our interpersonal strengths and weaknesses.The Enneagram can help us to have more insight into ourselves and others. Effective ways of dealing with our core issues. Our personality patterns. It shows us: Our core psychological issues. .

The Nice Self The Bully The Critic The Trickster The Playful Self The Doubter The Achiever The Logical Self The Creative Self .

differs from Your Unique STRENGTHS Different PERSONALITY Types!! .

BENEFITS of knowing your ENNEAGRAM PERSONALITY On a PERSONAL LEVEL Increases your Confidence & Self-Esteem Clears Emotional Blocks related to your Personality Identify your Path to PEAK PERFORMANCE Truly understand yourself & Reduces Self Judgment/Criticism .

BENEFITS of knowing your ENNEAGRAM PERSONALITY For Your RELATIONSHIPS Understanding people’s REACTIONS & BEHAVIOR Helps you deal with DIFFICULT RELATIONSHIPS Increases Understanding/ Tolerance towards others Better understand your clients (especially difficult ones) .

BENEFITS of knowing your ENNEAGRAM PERSONALITY On a PROFESSIONAL LEVEL Improves WORKING Relationship amongst colleagues Understanding towards people @ Work Improves COMMUNICATION with colleagues & clients Understand people’s Behavior during STRESS/PRESSURE .

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The 9 Personality Types .

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hearts and bodies. which stems from a long Eastern philosophical tradition. • BODY/ GUT CENTRE • . • HEAD CENTRE HEART CENTRE The notion of a primary centre. refers to the ways in which we typically react. While we all have our heads. to events n our lives. often internally. the Heart & the Body.THE THREE CENTRES • Each Enneagram style is rooted in one of the three Centres – the Head. Each Centre contains 3 of the Enneagram styles. each of us tends to favour one of these three modalities.

THE THREE CENTRES BODY CENTRE HEAD CENTRE HEART CENTRE .

6 & 7. .THE THREE CENTRES • HEAD CENTRE The Head (Thinking) Centre contains Enneagram styles 5. fear/anxiety. they are actually running from fear and pain – an avoidance reaction. • • • • 5s respond to fear by withdrawing. 6s react to their worry and fear by anticipating negative scenarios & planning alternatives to circumvent what could go wrong. Although 7s do not appear fearful on the surface. These three mental styles share the tendency to engage first in elaborate analysis as a reaction to their common emotion. retreating into their minds in order to understand. 7s deal with fear by moving from worry very quickly into pleasurable possibilities.

4s try to create an image of being unique or special & they use their emotional sensitivity to defend against rejection. 3s work to project an image of success & they seek the respect & admiration of others for what they accomplish. Individuals with these Heart Centre styles work hard to project a particular image & they use their emotions to perceive how others are responding to them.THE THREE CENTRES • HEART CENTRE The Heart (Feeling/Emotional) Centre contains Enneagram styles 2. • • • • 2s try to create an image of being likeable and they look to others for affirmation of their self-worth. . 3 & 4.

which is anger turned inward. 9 & 1. preferring a feeling of rapport and comfort with others. • • 8s tend to express their anger frequently and directly. such as an injustice done to someone. is stimulated by various events.THE THREE CENTRES • BODY CENTRE The Body (Gut/Instinctual) Centre contains Enneagram styles 8. 1s’s anger. • • . often manifests as frequent irritations followed by flares of resentment. weakness in others. 1s also tend toward self-criticism. in which case their anger may turn into passive aggressive behaviour. while deep. which begins in the gut & moves rapidly up & outward. 9s’s anger get activated when they feel either ignored or forced to do something. Their anger. someone taking ineffective control of situation and someone’s lying. Anger lies in the emotional substructure of these three styles. 9s tend to avoid direct anger and conflict.

Fives cope with their anxiety about the world by withdrawing from it. Sixes cope with their anxiety by looking for an external authority or denying their fear in the effort to be free of it. Threes deny shame by learning to perform well & be successful. Nines deny their anger and instinctual energies. Fours control shame by focusing on their uniqueness & authenticity. Twos control shame by getting people to like them.ANGER Eights act out their anger and instinctual energies. ANXIETY SHAME . Sevens cope with their anxiety by distracting their minds occupied with exciting possibilities and options. Ones control or repress their anger and instinctual energies.

THE REFORMER The NEED to be PERFECT .

Rational Idealistic Principled Purposeful Self-Controlled Perfectionist Ethical

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Focused, PATIENT about other people’s imperfections, Know how to have fun

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Intolerant, Tightly Wound, Unstable, Punishing, Judgmental and Unforgiving, Judge/Jury

MEDIUM
Discerning Judgmental Opinionated Easily Irritated Resentful Critical

Famous ONE: Gandhi

Be the CHANGE you want to see in this WORLD.

THE HELPER The NEED to GIVE & to SERVE .

Caring People Pleasing Empathetic Thoughtful Appreciative Loving Compassionate Gracious .

Generous. Use of Guilt. Difficulty saying ‘No’ . give attention & favors. Deeply compassionate. Give without expectation LOW Master Manipulators. Blame or Shame to control others. Emotional. Make others feel responsible for their despair You R MINE ! MEDIUM Engage people through flattery.HIGH Gentle.

.Famous TWO: Mother Teresa If you judge People. you have NO TIME to LOVE THEM.

THE ACHIEVER The NEED to SUCCEED & ACHIEVE .

Success-Oriented Efficient Driven Image-Conscious Competitive Ambitious Organized Charming .

Contagious Opportunistic. Know fame with little who they TRULY are regard for others MEDIUM and FEEL Focus on GOALS and WORK. money. Driven. Motivated by own desire for success HIGH LOW . Seek Recognition. Competitive. Chase after Confident. status and Genuine. Enthusiasm.Phony.

Fail at it. OWN IT. This is your moment. . Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire.Famous THREE: Oprah Winfrey Do the one thing you think you cannot do.

THE INDIVIDUALIST The NEED to EXPRESS & BE UNIQUE .

Sensitive Quiet Introspective Passionate Romantic Self-Absorbed Dramatic Expressive .

Engaged in prolonged personal stories . Hypersensitive. Emotionally Volatile. Negative self-perception. Reflective. Withdrawn MEDIUM Dramatic. do not go into Emotions when facing challenges LOW Bitter. Creative. Melancholic. Moody. Yearning. Depressed. tranquility and calm.HIGH Emanate Centeredness.

Famous Four: Michael Jackson Me and Janet really are two different people. .

THE INVESTIGATOR The NEED to LEARN & be KNOWLEDGEABLE .

Perceptive Innovative Intellectual Insightful Studious Independent .

Secretive. detached from their feelings. Implosive.HIGH Able to engage in life. Can become lively LOW Withdrawn. hunger for knowledge . Isolated. rather than observe from afar Imaginative. Remove themselves from Interaction MEDIUM Remote and private. dislike surprises. Wise.

.Famous FIVE: Bill Gates Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.

THE LOYALIST The NEED to FEEL SAFE & SECURE .

Committed Engaging Responsible Security-Oriented Organizing Vigilant Evaluating Believing and Doubting .

think of continuous worst case scenarios. Calm. Trust their own inner authority LOW Extreme amount of anxiety and frenzy. Short Tempered. Clear and Courageous.HIGH Confident. Alternate between trusting and distrusting. panicky. Resilient. loyal to people they trust . clingingly dependent MEDIUM Approval Seeking.

Famous SIX: Adolf Hitler If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough. . it will be believed.

the principal challenge is a personal challenge.Famous SIX: Richard Branson And obviously. . from our own personal point of view.

THE ENTHUSIAST The NEED to & HAVE FUN be EXCITED .

Excitable Spontaneous Curious Optimistic Eager Outgoing Variety-Seeking Adventurous FUN-LOVING .

Tamed their Active Minds. complete their work. Inspiring LOW Hyperactive. difficulty in focusing. Overly positive . self-destructive behaviors MEDIUM Creative and Engaging but also frenzied. Spirited. Half thought ideas/ notions. Fleeing from self reflection.HIGH Able to FOCUS.

.Famous SEVEN: JACKY CHAN I’m CRAZY but I’m NOT TOO CRAZY. .

THE CHALLENGER The NEED to LEAD & TAKE CHARGE .

Strong Assertive Resourceful Independent Determined . Action-Oriented Competitive Self Confident Decisive .

cannot control explosive behavior MEDIUM Controlling. Aggressive. justify their actions by blaming others. Able to manage their massive energy LOW Unleash flood of anger. Open-hearted. Warm. Dominating. strong opinions . Expect immediate response from others.HIGH Generous. Strong. Deeply confident.

Famous EIGHT: Donald Trump As long as you are going to be thinking anyway. think BIG! .

THE PEACEMAKER The NEED to be AGREEABLE & HARMONIOUS .

Easy Going Patient Relaxed Contented Agreeable Reassuring Complacent .

Deeply content LOW Passive aggressive (saying ‘Yes’ but mean ‘No’). Involved.HIGH Able to take a stand. Engaged. Forgetful. go along with what others want . Serene. Sluggish. Does not pay attention to themselves MEDIUM Desiring Peace and Harmony above everything.

Famous NINE: Dalai Lama Sleep is the best meditation. .

almost no one is a ʺpureʺ type. They recognize that while people are one basic type. Level of influence over the basic type varies. People could have a “heavy”. Most people have one dominant wing.ENNEAGRAM WINGS • The Wings are another refinement offered by the Enneagram system. where the second type is the wing. everyone is a mix of two types. The basic type and the dominant wing produces a unique Subtype. • • • • . “moderate” or “light” wing. No person is a “pure” personality type.

critical & dedicated to work 2w3 – more in the spotlight & focused on being successful 3w2 – more empathic & pursue work & activities that help others 3w4 – more emotional & have stronger aesthetic interests. discerning.ENNEAGRAM WINGS 9w8 – exhibit more personal power & take more control of situations 8w7 – more high-spirited. calmer & more consensually oriented 7w6 – more overtly fearful & deliberate 7w8 – more assertive & direct 9w1 – more punctual. such as writing. independent & adventurous 8w9 – warmer. react less quickly & enjoy nature’s perfection 1w2 – more generous & gregarious & may focus their work on helping people 2w1 – more serious. painting or photography 6 78 5 23 6w5 – more internally focused & passionate about information gathering 6w7 – more upbeat & risk-taking 67 4 2 34 5w4 – more emotional & artistic 4w5 – more skeptical & cautious 56 3 45 4w3 – more energetic & sophisticated & may pursue higher-profile work 4w5 – more subdued. & judgmental 8 91 9 7 89 12 1 1w9 – more relaxed. private and analytical .

Your Behavior CHANGES! Disintegration (STRESS) Arrow Moving AWAY PEAK Performance (SECURITY) Arrow Moving TOWARDS .

APPLIED KNOWLEDGE IS TRUE POWER! .

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