A podcast about understanding people at work.
When you understand people (including yourself), you understand everything.
Listen in each week to gain self-awareness, relationship management, and leadership development insights and real life application ideas through the lens of the Enneagram inside educational episodes and interview conversations.
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Making Confident Decisions as a Type 9
Whether you relate to Type 9 or have a Nine in your life, you'll leave this conversation with deeper insight into the core motives and fears and how to better understand the Peacemaker energy.
What Types Work Best Together?
In this conversation, Nathan Parcells, former Founder and now Executive Coach and owner at Sharpened Coaching, walks us through three specific co-worker dynamics and what synergies and difficulties each might face: Type 1 & 3, Types 3 & 8, and Types 8 & 9
What to Know About Type One's at Work
Are you working with a Type One? Listen into this Enneagram Case Files replay with two informants sharing their "real life" experience as life on the inside as an Enneagram 1!
Understanding the Enneagram through Fictional Characters
In this fun and light-hearted episode, we're delving into a unique approach to understanding Enneagram types. Kate Hallock and I are exploring how fictional movie characters can provide valuable insights into the nine Enneagram types, helping us deepen our understanding of ourselves and others.
Pet Peeves at Work for Type 7
You'll learn more about the Enneagram Type 7 strategies and hear from two real-life experiences to help better understand yourself or a teammate.
Co-Worker Compatibility of Type 2 and Type 8
Do Type 2s and Type 8s get along at work? What should each type know about working with each? What should they know about working with someone of the same type? Find out in this episode!
Get Along Better with Your Boss Using the Enneagram
In this episode, we're learning from Joy M. Pederson, Ph.D. founder of Clarity Collective, on how to specifically use the Enneagram in to manage up at work.
Using the Enneagram with Remote Teams
Hear how these two Type 8 co-founders have used the awareness they've gained from the Enneagram to navigate some of the challenges of a fully remote team and to better understand themselves, each others, their team, and their clients.
Starting a Difficult Conversation with Any Enneagram Type
Learn the 5-step formula for having difficult conversations on almost any topic - and what tweaks might need to be made based on the team member's personality style.
What Should You Know About Working with a Type 9
To better understand the Enneagram Type 9, whether for yourself or someone in your life, check out this "case file review" with featured Type 9 guest, Tim Brokopp..
How Race Impacts the Enneagram
Individuals from different racial and cultural backgrounds will have different experiences and perspectives that can affect how they interpret and apply the Enneagram. Life empowerment coach and Enneagram guide, Jessica Denise Dickson provides insight and context to help us expand our understanding and use of the Enneagram.
Internal Family Systems and the Enneagram
In this episode today, you'll get an introduction to using parts work and the IFS model as a way to better understand yourself and what you actually need - and how to incorporate what you've learned about yourself using the Enneagram into that process.
What to Know About Working with a Type 5
Listen in here to hear Type 5 Kathy Farah share about her experience with the Observer energy. Whether you're trying to narrow down your dominant type ...or looking to better understand a Type 5 in your life you'll learn so much in this one!
Enneagram and Burnout
Enneagram coach, speaker, and author, Hillarie Kay shares her insights into what's behind this burnout epidemic and how knowing our Enneagram type can better help navigate through it.
Enneagram for Entrepreneurs
In this episode, you'll learn 9 pieces of the Enneagram to dig into more to uncover specific parts of how your type and your work and creator style can overlap to create a business that fits into your whole life, not the other way around.
Skills and Strengths that Can Sabotage a New Leader
In this interview episode with leadership consultant, executive coach, host of the Women Taking the Lead podcast, keynote speaker, and Type 3, Jodi Flynn, you'll learn one of the biggest mistakes new leaders make, especially women, that can leave them overworked and questioning if they are cut out for this new level of leadership.
A 2 Question Enneagram Test
While tests can be anywhere from 60-90% accurate, they can be a great starting point when you're new to the Enneagram. there is the 2-question Riso-Hudson QUEST Test will help you narrow down your type in less than five minutes with about a 70% accuracy.
Using the Enneagram in Your Job Search
Regardless, of why you're ready, this episode's intention is to help you get ready by focusing on three parts of the job search process and how to apply the Enneagram in each one.
9 Practical Ways Managers and Leaders Can Use the Enneagram
in this episode 83 on the Enneagram MBA podcast, we're using the 2022 Enneagram in Organizations Global Survey to guide this conversation about how managers and leaders can use the Enneagram with their teams.
Using the Enneagram with Co-Founder Dynamics
Nathan shares with us three types of co-founder relationships, looking at both the partnership strengths and possible challenges with that pairing. Regardless of your type, the insights he shares will give you some new things to think about when it comes to better understanding yourself and those that you work with.
Applying Personality Assessments in Real Life
Inside she's sharing how she's applied what she's learned from her personality assessments (some of them being new ones you haven't heard of before!) both at work with her team and clients and in her relationships as a spouse and parent.
How to Fascinate with Your Personality
When you listen in you'll get the overview of the 7 Fascinate Archetypes to help you to start narrowing down your own.
Blending the Enneagram with Your DiSC Style
The DiSC assessment can compliment what you've learned about yourself through the Enneagram by sharing both validating insights and and new perspectives about your preferences and tendencies. Like the Enneagram, it should be used for dialogue, not a diagnosis.
Identify Your Natural Gifts Using CliftonStrengths
Gallup Certified Training Manager, Melissa Moore is our guest expert today on the Enneagram MBA podcast in Episode 78. Inside this conversation you'll get a crash course into the 4 CliftonStrengths Domains: Strategic Thinking, Relationship Building, Execution, and Influencing
Getting to Know Yourself Better Using 360 Reviews, Tara Nesser, Type 7
Getting feedback from others can be tremendously helpful in uncovering where you might be running on autopilot in a way that's not serving you, and also what strengths you have you may not realize you have.
Leading with Relationships & Healthy Boundaries, Jahaan Blake Type 2
When you hear the word leader what comes to mind? I'm going to guess, if you're like a lot of people, the initial image wasn't of yourself. Inside today's episode you'll learn how to start operating with a leader mentality and leading from wherever you are now.
Using the Type 3 Energy to Land Your Dream Job with Mollie Lo
Mollie Lo, Type 3, helps millennial women hack the job search process so they can land a career they desire and deserve. Inside, you'll learn about how to find the best job for you and what NOT to do if you're wanting to stand out among all the other candidates.
The Type 2 Leader with Pam Cho, Trek Executive Coaching
Inside this conversation with Pam, you'll learn more about how bringing the outdoors into your business and company can benefit your leadership and your overall life. You'll also learn about the strengths and struggles of an Enneagram Type 2 leader and entrepreneur.
A Type 6 Entrepreneur
Katie Taylor is a website designer, creative brand strategist, and business mentor who owns the Abundant Collab Co. She helps growing small businesses build from the inside out by simplifying the hustle, increasing, profit, and building happier, sustainable success.
A Type 9 Entrepreneur
The Enneagram Type Nine goes about getting their needs met and avoid pain by striving to feel at peace. Type Nines tend to be relaxed, calm, grounded, inclusive, open-minded, and excellent listeners. That same energy can also fuel passiveness, conflict avoidance, and being out of touch with their own thoughts and opinions.
A Type 5 Entrepreneur
Anji Gray is the founder of the Mahal Method and The New Classic Woman with extensive training and experience in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), TIME Techniques™, Hypnotherapy, EFT, Integrative Nutrition Health Coaching, and Energy Work.
What Your Enneagram Type Says About Your Hustle Style
Inside this episode we are are getting into some "current events" - The Kardashians! You'll hear about hustling through the lens of the Enneagram and the different ways we can each experience hustle.
The Types of Grief No One Talks About
I never thought I'd see the words Grief Coach and Type 7 in a sentence together, so when Olivia Myles reached out and told me which type she most identifies with and what she did in her business, I had to hear more about her and her work.
Leading Like a Type 8 Woman
Leslie Lyons is a Type 8 business strategist and sales coach who believes that the two most important things a leader can understand are how they see themselves and how the world sees them.
Enneagram in Stress
I've heard from other typing clients who were stuck between two types that understanding their stress arrow type was the thing that helped them narrow it down and confirm which type they most identified with.
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