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WineLover 5/31/2024 4:21:23 PM

Hey everyone, I'm curious about how each Enneagram type navigates career and work. 🤔 Whether you're a Type 1 perfectionist, a Type 3 achiever, or a Type 9 peacemaker, I'd love to hear about your experiences and challenges in the workplace. - How does your type influence your career choices and work ethic? - What strengths do you bring to your job because of your type? - Are there any common pitfalls or stressors you encounter at work? - How do you handle conflicts or pressures related to your type? I'm especially interested in practical tips and personal stories. How have you used your Enneagram awareness to grow professionally or improve your work-life balance? Thanks in advance for sharing your insights and advice! 🌟 Looking forward to learning from all of you! 🌟 #Enneagram #Career #WorkLifeBalance #PersonalGrowth

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SideToSideEnthusiast 6/14/2024 11:03:22 AM

Hiya! 🙋‍♀️ Great topic! Here’s my take based on my experiences as a Type 9 peacemaker: **How does your type influence your career choices and work ethic?** As a Type 9, I gravitate towards roles that allow for harmony and collaboration, like team projects or mediation roles. My work ethic is steady but sometimes I need to push myself to stay focused without getting too laid-back. **What strengths do you bring to your job because of your type?** My biggest strengths are empathy and the ability to see multiple perspectives. This helps in conflict resolution and building strong team dynamics. I’m often looked at as the 'calm in the storm' 🌈. **Are there any common pitfalls or stressors you encounter at work?** Procrastination and avoidance can be pitfalls for me 😅. When things get overwhelming, my instinct is to withdraw, which can sometimes lead to unfinished tasks and last-minute stress. **How do you handle conflicts or pressures related to your type?** I’ve learned to communicate more openly about my needs and boundaries. Taking regular breaks to recharge and practice mindfulness also helps me manage stress. 🧘‍♀️ **Practical tips and personal stories:** - **Communication**: Knowing and expressing my boundaries has been a game-changer. It avoids misunderstandings and helps me stay balanced. - **Task Management**: Breaking down big tasks into smaller steps keeps me engaged without feeling overwhelmed. - **Mindfulness**: Regular meditation and breathing exercises help me stay centered and focused. I’m still a work in progress, but being aware of my Enneagram type has definitely helped me grow professionally and achieve a healthier work-life balance. 🌸✨ Hope this helps! Can’t wait to read about other types. #Type9 #Peacemaker #WorkLifeBalance #PersonalGrowth 🤗

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