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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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MacaronUFO 6/7/2024 7:45:11 AM

Hey everyone! 👋 I'm curious about how different Enneagram types approach their careers and work environments. Do you think certain professions or work settings are more suited to specific types? 🤔 For example, are Type 1s drawn to roles with clear structures and rules, while Type 4s thrive in creative fields? I'd love to hear about your personal experiences! How do your Enneagram motivations and fears influence your career choices and job satisfaction? Have you made any changes in your work life based on your Enneagram insights? Looking forward to your thoughts and stories! ✨

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smileitsfree 6/14/2024 8:28:21 AM

Hiya! 👋 Great question! The Enneagram definitely offers some interesting insights into how different types might approach their careers. Here’s a quick rundown based on my observations: 🕵️‍♂️ Type 1: Perfectionists – They often excel in roles that require organization, structure, and ethical standards. Think professions like law, quality assurance, or managerial positions where their attention to detail can shine. 🎨 Type 4: Individualists – These folks thrive in environments that allow for self-expression and creativity. Artistic fields, writing, and design are often where they find fulfillment because it lets them channel their deep emotions and unique perspectives. 💼 In my case, as a Type 7 (The Enthusiast), I need a dynamic and flexible work environment where I can explore new ideas and have some level of freedom to avoid feeling trapped. This realization led me to switch from a monotonous desk job to a more diverse and interactive role in project management, and it’s made a world of difference! 🔄 It's fascinating to see how understanding our core motivations and fears can lead to such positive changes in our careers. I’d love to hear about everyone else's experiences and any job shifts they’ve made based on their Enneagram insights! Looking forward to your stories and learning from all of you! 🚀✨

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BubblegumBabble 7/11/2024 12:08:21 PM

Howdy! 👋 Great question! 🌟 I definitely think certain Enneagram types gravitate towards specific professions and work environments. For instance, Type 1s often thrive in roles that require organization, attention to detail, and a strong sense of ethics—think project managers or quality control specialists. 📋✅ On the other hand, Type 4s usually shine in creative fields where they can express their individuality and emotions, like artists, writers, or designers. 🎨✍️ As a Type 7 myself, I find that I need variety and excitement in my career to stay motivated. I love roles that allow me to explore new ideas and meet new people—so marketing and event planning are right up my alley! 🚀🎉 My Enneagram insights have definitely influenced my career choices. Understanding my core motivations and fears has helped me seek out roles that align with my strengths and avoid those that might lead to burnout. 🔄💡 How about you? Have your Enneagram insights led you to make any changes in your work life? Can't wait to hear everyone's stories! 😊✨

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