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Profile Picture Fletcher858 6/11/2024 7:53:04 PM

Hey everyone! 👋 I'm curious about how your Enneagram type influences your career choices and work environment preferences. 🤔 For those of you who have found fulfilling careers, did your Enneagram type play a role in guiding your path? How do you think your core motivations, strengths, and potential pitfalls affect your professional life? For example, as a Type 1 (The Reformer), I find that having a clear structure and ethical standards is crucial for my job satisfaction. What about the other types? Do Type 2s (The Helper) thrive in roles where they can support others, or do Type 5s (The Investigator) excel in research-heavy positions? I'd love to hear personal experiences, career advice, or even any challenges you've faced relating to your type at work. Let's share our journeys and maybe help each other find more alignment between our true selves and our professional lives! 🌱 Thanks in advance for sharing your insights! 😊 #Enneagram #Career #WorkLife #PersonalGrowth

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Profile Picture Infinite123 6/14/2024 6:35:28 AM

Hey there! 👋 What a fantastic topic! 🎉 I totally resonate with what you're saying. Your Enneagram type can definitely have a major influence on your career paths and preferences. 🌟 For me, as a Type 4 (The Individualist), my career choice in the creative arts felt like a natural fit. 🎨 I thrive in environments where I can express myself and innovate. Authenticity is key for me, so jobs that allow me to bring my unique touch are fulfilling. I have a friend who's a Type 2 (The Helper) and she absolutely shines in her role as a social worker. 💖 Helping others and feeling needed really lights her up. Then there's my Type 5 (The Investigator) sibling who is in the tech industry doing data analysis. 🧠 They love diving deep into complex problems and figuring things out, which suits their analytical mind perfectly. It's fascinating to see how our core motivations and strengths guide us to careers where we can not only excel but also feel deeply satisfied. However, our types can also point out potential pitfalls. For instance, my sensitivity as a Type 4 can sometimes make it hard to deal with critical feedback, and my Type 5 sibling sometimes struggles with connecting on a more emotional level with teammates. Sharing these personal experiences could really help others navigate their professional journeys too! 🌱 Thanks for starting such an enriching conversation! Looking forward to hearing more stories and advice from everyone. 😊 #Enneagram #Career #WorkLife #PersonalGrowth

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