Posts by: Mario Sikora

Looking Past Three: The Instinctual Bias Subdomains

People tend to view the three instinctual domains as three discreet and specific “instincts”: self-preservation, social, and…

Compounding Interest in You

Everyone knows the power of compound interest–when interest earnings are reinvested into the principal amount of the savings…

Leadership Presence and the Art of Letting Things Come and Letting Things Go

I’m often asked to work with leaders to help them improve “leadership presence,” which is usually a…

Are You an Acquired Taste?

“I can’t help it, it’s just who I am.” I hear this frequently from clients. They get…

Are We “Good at” Our Instinctual Bias?

(Want to learn more about a practical approach to understanding the instinctual biases and subtypes of the…

How to Grow in Our Second and Third Instinctual Biases

In working on ourselves regarding the Instinctual Biases, it is important to remember three principles: The expression…

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…

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