Synopses & Reviews
Hurley and Dobson explore how the wisdom of the Enneagram allows you to bring out the best in yourself and others. Delving deeper than other systems of personality exploration, the Enneagram system of nine distinctive patterns of unconscious motivation reveals the primary sources of our behavior and the reasons we live as we do.
Through detailed descriptions and discerning self-inventory questions, Hurley and Dobson make discovering your personality type fun and easy. They provide simple, proven methods for neutralizing negative attitudes about self and others and releasing untapped potential. Armed with the Enneagram's insights, readers learn to transform weaknesses into strengths, break free of crippling patterns, choose new ways of relating to others, and enjoy balance and harmony. For example:
- The Achiever can move from dissatisfied perfectionism to effective leadership and become a Pathfinder.
- The Observer can move from fear of commitment to curiosity and courage and become an Explorer.
- The Helper can move from over-involvement in the lives of others to mutual relationships and become a Partner.
Inspirational, easy-to-use and practical -- What's My Type? puts the Enneagram system to work for you.
This accessible, practical, and easy-to-use Enneagram book reveals how to identify your personality type, break out of self-defeating patterns, and transform your weaknesses into unimagined strengths.
This is a guide to using the Enneagram psychology of personality types to discover your primary addictive, compulsive patterns and break free of them to fulfil potential. The authors are active presenters of Enneagram teaching, particularly in Catholic contexts. This book introduces the Enneagram theory including a look at the nine basic personality types as well as advising what each type needs to do to counteract its negative dimensions and to actuate its positive ones.
About the Author
Kathleen V. Hurley and Theodore E. Dobson, the authors of What's My Type?, are counselors and Enneagram workshop leaders. They live in Lakewood, Colorado.