WELCOME! PLEASE GET STARTED • Choose two words that your family would use to describe you? • Look on the back to the card and write down the color & # • Choose two words that you would use to describe yourself? • Look on the back to the card and write down the color & # • Choose two words that you would use to describe yourself when you are at your best? • Look on the back to the card and write down the color & # • Choose two words that you would use to describe yourself when you deal with stress? • Look on the back to the card and write down the color & # THE ENNEAGRAM Presented by Yvonne Pacula & Alex Shaw Fort Hays State University WHAT IS IT? • It is a model of human personality which is principally used as a typology of nine interconnected personality types. LEARNING OUTCOMES 1. Professional Staff members will be able to recognize which Personality Type they are within the Enneagram. 2. Professional Staff members will be able to recognize which Personality Types their co-workers are. 3. Professional Staff members will be able to explain how their Personality Type can help or hinder them from relating to other co-workers. 4. Professional Staff members will identify how they can help their co-workers be successful by recognizing their co-workers personality type. 5. Professional Staff members will be able to explain which personality type they reach for when they are at their best and which personality type they lean towards when they are stressed or pressured. THIS IS KILLING ME! What does the Enneagrom look like? What haven’t you given me any handouts yet? PATEINCE We don’t want you to try to pigeon-hole yourself. Be open to being surprised. LETS GET STARTED! EVERYONE LOVES A PERSONALITY TEST! The Cards Choose two words that your family would use to describe you? Choose two words that you would use to describe yourself? Choose two words that you would use to describe yourself when you are successful? Choose two words that you would use to describe yourself when you deal with stress? 1-9 rating quizzes Complete all 3 Get ready to do some math at the end Personality Type Indicator Check or cross out the areas that you think describe you! THE BOOKLET • At this point, use all the information you have to determine which type you are. You might need to use your best judgment on this. • Hand Out: The Enneagram Map & Booklet • Things to Notice: • • • • Did you stay in your gut, heart, or head grouping? Are you surprised? The arrows do mean something…it’s coming! Lets step through the Personality Types together! YOUR PRAYERS WERE HEARD… MORE HAND-OUTS! • Main Themes & Harmonic Groups • Practical Thoughts & Suggestions • Thought of the Day THE ENNEAGRAM… …AT LAST TYPE ONES The rational idealists, the reformers, principled, purposeful, self-controlled perfectionists Key Motivations: desire to be “right”, to strive higher & improve everything, be consistent with their ideals, to justify themselves, to be beyond criticism Famous Ones: Mahatma Gandhi, Hilary Clinton, Al Gore, Pope John Paul II, Martha Stewart, Meryl Streep TYPE TWOS The helpers, care givers, interpersonal types, demonstrative, generous, people-pleasing & possessive Key Motivations: desire to be loved, to express their feelings for others, to be needed & appreciated Famous Twos: Mother Teresa, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bill Cosby, Bishop Desmond Tutu TYPE THREES The success oriented achievers, pragmatic, adaptive, excelling, driven and image conscious Key Motivations: want to be affirmed, to distinguish themselves from others, to have attention, to be admired, to impress others Famous Ones: Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Madonna, Michael Jordan, Barack Obama TYPE FOURS The sensitive individualists, withdrawn, expressive, dramatic, self-absorbed and temperamental Key Motivations: need to express themselves & their individuality, to create & surround themselves with beauty, to maintain certain moods & feelings Famous Ones: Alanis Morrisette, Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Johnny Depp, Tennessee Williams, Edgar Allan Poe, Prince TYPE FIVES The intense, cerebral investigators, perceptive, innovative, secretive and isolated Key Motivations: to possess knowledge, to understand the environment, to have everything figured out Famous Ones: Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates, Stephen King, Tim Burton, Jane Goodall TYPE SIXES The loyalists, committed, security-oriented type, engaging, responsible, anxious and suspicious Key Motivations: possess security, to feel supported by others, to have certitude and reassurance, to test the attitudes of others towards them Famous Ones: Robert F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Princess Diana, Tom Hanks, Jay Leno, Woody Allen TYPE SEVENS The enthusiastic, fun loving type, spontaneous, versatile, distractible, scattered Key Motivations: want to maintain their freedom & happiness, avoid missing out on experiences, to keep themselves excited & occupied Famous Ones: Leonardo DiCaprio, Elizabeth Taylor, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jim Carey, Elton John, Gianni Versace TYPE EIGHTS The powerful, dominating challenger, self-confident, decisive, willful & confrontational Key Motivations: need to be self-reliant, to prove their strength and resist weakness, to be important in their world, to dominate the environment, to maintain control Famous Ones: Martin Luther King, Jr., Franklin Roosevelt, Mikhail Gorbachev, Pablo Picasso, Barbara Walters, Donald Trump TYPE NINES The easygoing, self-effacing peacemakers, receptive, reassuring, agreeable, complacent Key Motivations: want to create harmony in their environment, to avoid conflict & tension, to preserve things as they are Famous Ones: Abraham Lincoln, Carl Jung, Ronald Reagan, Queen Elizabeth II, Walter Cronkite, Walt Disney, Norman Rockwell THE CENTERS • Each Center consists of three personality types that have in common the assets and liabilities of that Center. • Instinctive (gut) • Feeling (heart) • Thinking (head) DOMINANT EMOTION • Each type has a particular way of coping with the dominant emotion of its Center. • Anger or rage • Shame • Anxiety • In the Instinctive Center, Eights act out their anger and instinctual energies. THE WING • No one is a pure personality type: everyone is a unique mixture of his or her basic type and usually one of the two types adjacent to it on the circumference of the Enneagram. • Your basic type dominates your overall personality, while the wing complements it and adds important, sometimes contradictory, elements to your total personality. GROWTH & STRESS • Direction of disintegration (stress) 1-4-2-8-5-7-1 9-6-3-9 • Direction of Integration (growth/relax) 1-7-5-8-2-4-1 9-3-6-9 • No matter which personality type you are, the types in both directions are important influences. HARMONIC GROUPS Positive Outlook Intensity Group Competency Group HOW DO I COPE? • Harmonic Groups • Positive Outlook Group: Deny that they have any problems • Competency Group: Cut off feelings and solve problems logically • Intensity Group: React strongly and need response from others SO WHO IS MY “TYPE?” • Everyone share their “type” • Break off into groups that share the same “type” QUESTIONS FOR YOUR PERSONALITY TYPE • 1. Why would someone want you on their staff? What would you bring to the team? • 2. What is something you would need from your coworkers in order to be successful? • 3. What is something your coworkers might misinterpret in your behavior? • 4. What is something your type often struggles with? In a relationship? • 5. What is something you excel at when in relationships with others? • 6. What is one thing you could practice with yourself and others to develop healthier relationships? TAKE AWAYS… Differences are great Communication is key and is main reason for conflict Journey takes a lot of personal reflection Well-rounded person exudes characteristics from all 9 types RESOURCES • www.enneagraminstitue.com • Meggan Gronli RD Regina Hall St. Benedict & St. John’s University THANK YOU!