What Annoys You About Work, by Enneagram Type

Sometimes work feels harder than it needs to be. It’s easy to overlook little annoyances at first. But over time they pile up, becoming a problem that is much harder to ignore. Sometimes, our irritation makes it hard to remain calm and focused at work. That’s when we need to make a call: either learn to let them go or acknowledge the organization’s culture may not be the right fit for us.

And letting go of our core beliefs about how the world should be can be hard! 

What Does the Future You Look Like? The Clue is in Your Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 22, 2022

Yes, we're all born with one personality type which we have our entire lives. But as we grow older and have new life experiences – especially important ones like births, deaths, schooling, becoming parents and working – we grow and develop different aspects of our personalities. And although no one can know what the future holds, there is a somewhat predictable blueprint for how we may change over time. 

Here’s a glimpse of what the future YOU may be like.

Can your Enneagram Wing Change in Different Situations or Throughout Your Life?

Enneagram wings are an additional influence on personality, and as such you’ll need to study them to understand how someone with your Enneagram number will function in the real world.

One of the most common questions people ask is can your Enneagram wings change? It turns out the answer could be either yes or no, depending on what is meant by the word change.

Does this sound confusing? It isn’t really, as we’ll discover as we delve more deeply into the complexities of the Enneagram personality system.

10 Dead Giveaways that Someone is an INFJ

Statistically the rarest of the 16 Myers and Briggs personality types, INFJs are famed for being private and reluctant to open up. At the same time, they’re capable of letting their guard down in the right environment and bringing true joy to the people they care about. They’re also really good at mirroring and adapting to different situations, and that makes it difficult for others to decipher an INFJ’s true motivations.

The Top Three Superpowers of Each Enneagram Type

If you were a superhero what would your superpower be? 

Even if you’re not shooting lasers from your eyes or webs from your hands, we all have superpowers we use in everyday life. Whether you’re able to tune into others' emotions, organize people or have laser-like focus, these are all superpowers. 

If you’re curious to know the top superpowers of each Enneagram type, read on! Here are the top three strengths you have and should be taking advantage of.

How to Manage your Team, by Enneagram Type

When it comes to managing your staff, it helps to see beyond their external behaviors and reactions to your management style. Knowing your team’s Enneagram types puts these behaviors into context, helping you recognize the deeper drivers at play and to have compassion for them. Then you can start to adapt your management style for each type.

Below are some suggestions to help you manage each of the different types. But, based on your own Enneagram type, some of these will be easier to apply than others.  

Can Type 5 Enneagrams Become Entrepreneurs?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 14, 2022

There’s a common misconception that inward-looking personality types like Enneagram Type 5s don’t make good entrepreneurs.

But this stereotype is wrong.

While Type 5s tend to avoid building relationships and can appear withdrawn and introspective to outsiders, that doesn’t mean they can’t succeed at building a business. In fact, Fives possess many of the skills needed to be an entrepreneur, including independence, focus and in-depth knowledge of their chosen field.

How Each Enneagram Type Rests and Recuperates

Everyone is different when it comes to relaxing and winding down for the day. How each Enneagram rests depends on their core Enneagram type, which also plays a role in how stressed they’re likely to get in different situations, and when they really should grab some rest and recreation so they can fire on all cylinders again. 

Here’s your Enneagram type’s most common rest activity when you need a break. 

7 Life Hacks for Extremely Introverted People

Introversion is not one thing but a spectrum that includes varying levels of introversion. Some people are ambiverts who sit close to the middle of the spectrum and can flex happily between introversion and extraversion as the situation demands. But some are definitely, even extremely, introverted. You may be on the far side of introversion, having very limited energy and desire for being around people.

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