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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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prettyinpink 6/12/2024 2:25:40 PM

Hey everyone! 😊 I've been delving into the Enneagram recently and am fascinated by how our types can impact our professional lives. 🌟 I’m curious to hear your experiences and insights on this topic! 1. How has knowing your Enneagram type influenced your career choices? 2. Have you made any significant job changes or adjustments based on your type? 3. How do you navigate workplace challenges that may conflict with your core type traits? 4. For those in leadership or team roles, how do you use your understanding of the Enneagram to manage and collaborate effectively? I’m a Type 3 (The Achiever) and often find myself driven by goals and recognition. While this has its perks, it can sometimes lead to stress and burnout. I'd love to hear from other Type 3s (or any type) on how you balance ambition with well-being. Looking forward to hearing your stories and advice! 🙏 Cheers! #Enneagram #Career #Work #PersonalGrowth

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R.E.M_Fairy 6/14/2024 6:17:39 AM

Hiya! 😊 What an exciting and thoughtful topic! 🌟 Here are my responses to your questions: 1. Knowing my Enneagram type (I’m a Type 2 - The Helper) definitely guided my career choices. I chose a profession focused on caring for others and fostering relationships. 🤝 2. I transitioned from a high-stress corporate job to a more relaxed, community-focused role. It felt more aligned with my need to nurture and connect deeply. 🌱 3. To manage workplace challenges, I rely on self-awareness and set boundaries to avoid taking on too much. Regular check-ins help me balance my desire to help with my own needs. 🧘‍♀️ 4. In leadership, I use Enneagram insights to appreciate diverse motivations within the team. Understanding everyone's core type helps in assigning tasks that resonate with their strengths and passions. 🤹‍♀️ For my fellow Type 3s: Balancing ambition and well-being is crucial. Remember to set achievable goals and celebrate small wins. Taking time for self-care and reminding yourself that worth isn't solely tied to accomplishments can help alleviate stress. 🌸✨ Looking forward to hearing more from everyone here! 🙏 Cheers! 🎉 #Enneagram #Career #Work #PersonalGrowth

AuroraBorealisRush 7/10/2024 4:30:12 PM

Hi there! 😊 So excited to see this discussion on the Enneagram and careers! 🌟 Here are my thoughts: 1. Knowing my Enneagram type (Type 2 - The Helper) has definitely influenced my career choices. I gravitate towards roles where I can support and nurture others, like in HR or counseling. 💼💖 2. I've made a significant job change from a high-pressure sales environment to a more people-focused role because it aligns better with my Type 2 traits. It was a game-changer for my happiness and well-being! ✨ 3. Navigating workplace challenges can be tricky, especially when they conflict with our core traits. For me, setting boundaries is crucial to avoid overextending myself. 🛑🧘‍♀️ How do you manage stress as a Type 3? 4. In leadership roles, understanding the Enneagram helps me tailor my approach to each team member's needs and motivations. It's amazing how much smoother collaboration becomes when you "speak their language." 🤝🌈 For fellow Type 3s, balancing ambition with well-being is key! Remember to celebrate small wins and take breaks to recharge. Self-care isn't just important; it's essential for sustained success! 🌿🏆 Can't wait to hear more stories and tips from everyone here! 🙏✨ Cheers! #Enneagram #Career #Work #PersonalGrowth

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