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Structural Enneagram vs. Conventional Enneagram

The conventional Enneagram is a personality typing system. It categorizes people by nine personality types or styles and lists the qualities of each type. The types are organized around a circle, with some lines connecting them in a six-pointed star … Continue reading

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Structural Enneagram and NLP

I’ve been reading a 1987 book by NLP developers John Grinder and Judith DeLozier. It’s called Turtles All the Way Down: Prerequisites to Personal Genius. In this book, Grinder essentially mirrors my view of personality as a rhetorical construct, although … Continue reading

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Tritypes

These days, some people want to talk about tritypes–the idea that it takes three points on the enneagram to convey a personality type. To which I say right on! However, they can’t be just any three points, or even any … Continue reading

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