The Transmitting Seven: Excited Transmitting

Here is the latest in my descriptions of the 27 subtypes of the Enneagram. This time I…

The Preserving Three: Outstanding Preservation

The Strategies Preferred Strategy: Striving to be Outstanding–Our greatest strength, but also our biggest problem when over-used….

Working With the Instinctual Biases–Skill and Self-Management

When it comes to working with your instinctual biases, there are two things to focus on: Learning…

The Preserving Seven: Excited Preservation

The Strategies: Preferred Strategy: Striving to feel Excited (Our greatest strength, but also our biggest problem when…

Don’t Let Your Instinctual Bias Sink Your Business

The three instinctual biases–Preserving, Navigating, and Transmitting–that shape our focus of attention and reaction to basic biological…

Awareness to Action Institute for Leadership, Coaching, and the Enneagram

Are you a coach, consultant, or HR/OD professional looking for tools to make you more marketable and…

Resources and Recommendations

I’m frequently asked for a list of references of books I cite in my trainings or that…

What Kind of Game is This?

We often find ourselves in the midst of a conflict without realizing how we got there and…

The Core Qualities and Accelerators: Finding the “Heart” of the Enneagram

This post is an excerpt from “The Notes and the Melody: An Introduction to the Awareness to…

The (Contradictory) Qualities of a Good Executive Coach, Part 1

As an executive coach for nearly 20 years and a trainer of coaches, I’m often asked what…

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