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The Enneagram Leadership Interview series continues! In this episode, insurance professional and entrepreneur, Jan Berthold, shares how she used the Enneagram with her team to build an award-winning insurance firm.
I really enjoy Jan’s story of how she used the Enneagram with a coach to understand and manage Type A behaviors associated with Enneagram Type 3.   I also appreciated her

Associate Director of Development at Gemini Observatory, Scot Kleinman, is an Enneagram Type 3 leader. Scot shares insights about his personal journey of growth and how he uses the Enneagram in a work environment with people who are predominantly scientists.
Check out Scot’s YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2lJ7RdBBowLLON762LQ6Qg
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Matt Schlegel:                   Thanks for joining me in conversations with leaders who

Join us Wednesday October 20  for a fascinating discussion about how each Enneagram type processes guilt and shame.
Contact matt@evolutionaryteams.com for Zoom link.
Wednesday, October 20, 7:30–9:00 PM(PT)Guilt, Shame and the Enneagram
Which Enneagram types feel guilt?  Which Enneagram types feel shame?  How do these feelings differ between types? How does each type process these feelings?  In this workshop, we

Education law attorney and former Seattle public school board member, Jill Geary, is an Enneagram Type 7 leader. Jill shares how the Enneagram provides insights into the interpersonal dynamics that arise on school boards and how she used those insights to navigate disputes and achieve favorable outcomes.
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Matt Schlegel:                   Thanks for joining me in conversations with leaders who

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
– Dalai Lama
You just solved the problem—yay!  Most teams think they are done. But there is one last important step.  Enneagram Change Management Step 9 is going back to the broader set of stakeholders and listening to how the solution is working

If you’re going through hell, keep going.
– Winston Churchill
It’s go time, time to get to action.  In Enneagram Change Management Step 8, the team gets to work implementing the solution.  Step 8 is when the team actually solves the problem! It may not be easy, but when the going gets tough, the tough get going.  As things rarely

Please join us for these complimentary Enneagram study group session in which we will share our perspectives and learn from other Enneagram types on a number of interesting topics.  Please contact matt@evolutionaryteams.com for a calendar invitation to the workshop.
Enneagram and Legacy
Wednesday, September 22, 7:30–9:00PM Pacific
How would you like to be remembered? What would you like written

You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.
– Herb Brooks
Woohoo—it’s time to kick off the project! Your team has developed a plan to get to the goal and is chomping at the bit to get started.  In Enneagram Change Management Step 7, the team spreads their excitement to all

If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!
— Benjamin Franklin
Once you have verified that you have a viable solution, you can  plot the path that takes you to your goal. In Step 6 of Enneagram Change Management you develop the plan that solves the problem. You optimize the path considering all important metrics — time, cost,