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The Enneagram (from the Greek words ennéa, meaning “nine” and grámma, meaning something “written” or “drawn”, is a model of the human psyche which is principally understood and taught as a typology of nine interconnected personality types. In business contexts it is generally used as a typology to gain insights into workplace interpersonal-dynamics.

TEAM-WORK.PRO uses the Enneagram framework to obtain sustainable and lasting results in personal and organisational growth.

The nine Enneagram types

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Type 9

Type 9

Nines are diplomatic and attuned to the ideas of others, often as supporters or mediators in groups. They form the glue between people with their friendly, kind and stable posture. They struggle to connect with their own point of view or to say no and often avoid all conflicts. At higher levels of integration they are independent and self-respecting, they act with self-awareness and autonomy.

Type 8

Type 8

Eights are naturally powerful, have a strong presence and personality that values ​​control. They are decisive, resourceful and take care and protect the people around them. Because they mask every vulnerability with a tough, no-nonsense exterior, they may seem intimidating and confrontational. At higher levels of integration they combine their directness with compassion, work together with others and serve the greater good.

Type 7

Type 7

Sevens seek diversity, stimulation and pleasure, meet challenges with optimism and deal with life in a future-oriented way. As team members they bring creativity, energy and optimism. They can seem distracted, hedonistic, insensitive or irresponsible to others. Sevens are often unhappy, but deny this, escaping into hyperactivity and seeking impulsive pleasure. At  higher levels of integration they are present and they find inner joy.

Type 6

Type 6

Sixes easily adjust to potential dangers and risks, act on a feeling of fear and think in skeptical ways. They value trust, responsibility and loyalty and must feel that they are safe and belong. At lower levels of integration they can be paranoid, reactive and insecure and loyalty is changed into dependency and hypersensitivity. Healthy Sixes are internally stable , self confident and self reliant courageously supporting the weak and powerless.

Type 5

Type 5

Fives value their privacy with an active mental life, observing and researching how the world works. They struggle to share thoughts and feelings and may seem socially uncomfortable or uninterested. At lower levels of integration, Fives can be withdrawn, antagonistically and aggressively defending their isolation. At higher levels of integration they are intellectual pioneers, who like to share their observations.

Type 4

Type 4

People with type Four look for meaning, depth and authenticity. They are emotionally sensitive and attuned to their environment, creative and expressive. They can seem emotionally moody and dramatic and focus on what is lacking in their lives. At higher levels of integration, Fours make contact with their inner creative voice and they can separate their identity from their emotions.

Type 3

Type 3

People with type Three are “doers” and are usually practical, task-oriented and project a polished persona or image. They are competitive and will make sacrifices to achieve their goals and to seem successful. They risk being overloaded or becoming a workaholic and can use deceit or opportunism to win. At higher levels of integration Threes are self accepting, authentic and role models who inspire others. 

Type 2

Type 2

The Two wants to meet the needs of others in a useful, supportive way. They are warm, giving and being focused on people, they seek confirmation from their relationships and can be over-sensitive and angry if they do not feel valued. They can involve themselves too much in the lives of others and run the risk of being manipulative. Their development challenge is to give unconditionally and take care of themselves as well as others.

Type 1

Type 1

Ones are about improvement and ‘right action’, ensuring that things are done right. They are principled, with a clear sense of right and wrong and can seem idealistic, self-righteous or condemning. They organise their world and appreciate facts, precision and clarity and work hard to prevent mistakes. Their gift lies in discernment, evaluation and knowing what is right.

WHICH ENNEAGRAM TYPE COULD YOU BE?

 

Do the test as a first step on your journey of discovering the Enneagram and your own personality type.

This test provides an accuracy of up to 70% and it will limit your possible types to two or three so it’s definitely useful.

It’s important to make yourself familiar with all the types so that you can properly identify your very own type. Only you can do so. Enjoy your journey!

TWP can also offer you a far more comprehensive test that has an accuracy of 95% and provides you with an in-depth report on your type and beyond.

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