Table of Contents
The Reformer and The Helper
The Achiever and The Individualist
The Investigator and The Loyalist
The Enthusiast and The Challenger and The Peacemaker
The Controller, Promoter and Analyzer
The Supporter, Promoter/Supporter and Promoter/Controller
The Controller/Analyzer , Analyzer/Supporter and Centric
A Quick Look At Polarities
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Enneagrams are a fascinating tool. Discover its humble origins, its role in psychology and how it helps people.
This chapter talks about:
– The origins of enneagrams
– Who started it and how it has evolved
– Why it is important for understanding others
– Its popularity in personal development circles
– What are the 9 different types – reformer, helper, achiever, individualist, investigator, loyalist, enthusiast, challenger and peacemaker.
Personal development as you know it will change once you discover your type. Read on to find the beauty in every different type!
Where To Start
The Enneagram is typically known for its accuracy in predicting the various types of human personality. The first inception of the enneagram begun with George Ivanovich Gurdjieff – an Armenian mystic and spiritual teacher. Although the enneagram model has been known since ancient times, it was Gurdjieff who make the model publicly known.
Only in recent decades that the enneagram gained more prominence in the field of personal developmental studies through these two individuals – Oscar Ichazo and Claudio Naranjo.
It is not really a typology that is perpetuated among academic circles – especially in the field of psychology. However, it has a strong following among personal development circles because of its unique structure for finding out how people work.