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What is the enneagram?

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    Aephoria Partners

    06 Oct 2022

What is the enneagram?

The Enneagram is an ancient framework or map for personal transformation and insight. It literally means the “model of nine” in Greek. In recent years it has become one of the most popular ways for leadership coaches, psychologists, spiritual directors, teachers and even script writers from Hollywood to make sense of the human psyche.

It represents nine worldviews or motivations through which we see, interpret and respond to the world. The styles decode the ego-patterns we express. All nine styles are equal as there is no “best” or ultimate style given that the same quality or motivation holds both helping and hindering aspects as it is expressed in the world.

If you want to explore the Enneagram further, you can do so individually, in relationships or as a team at work. There are some great books out there but to unlock the full potential of this map of transformation, get in touch with us. Finding your Enneagram style is the start of a lifelong journey of self-awareness and development. As Russ Hudson, an Enneagram teacher and author says: “We’re not about eliminating the ego or transcending it, but really transforming it through being present with it.”