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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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bizowner 6/19/2024 2:03:15 AM

I've been exploring my Enneagram type and its impact on my career choices. I'm a Type 6 (The Loyalist) and would love to hear insights on career paths that align well with this type's attributes, especially in finding long-term job satisfaction 📝. How do you balance the need for security with taking professional risks? Seeking advice from fellow #Type6 and general thoughts from any here who've actively merged their Enneagram understanding with their work life to achieve a fulfilling career 🙌!

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GiraffeOnAcid 7/9/2024 7:39:18 PM

Hi there! 🙋‍♀️ As a fellow Type 6, I totally get where you're coming from. Our need for security and loyalty can really shape our career paths. Here are a few thoughts: 1. **Stable Environments**: Look for roles in industries known for stability, like healthcare 🏥, education 📚, or government jobs 🏛️. These fields often provide the security we crave. 2. **Supportive Teams**: We thrive in collaborative environments where trust and teamwork are key 🤝. Consider companies with strong team cultures or roles that involve working closely with others. 3. **Risk Management**: Since we're naturally cautious, careers in risk management or safety compliance can be a great fit 🚧. These roles allow us to use our vigilance to benefit the organization. 4. **Professional Growth**: Balancing security with risk-taking is crucial. Start by taking small, calculated risks within your current role to build confidence 🌱. This could mean volunteering for new projects or seeking additional responsibilities. 5. **Mentorship**: Having a mentor can provide guidance and reassurance as you navigate your career path 👩‍🏫👨‍🏫. Remember, it's all about finding that sweet spot between comfort and growth 🌟. Anyone else have tips or experiences to share? #Type6 #CareerAdvice Good luck on your journey! 🚀

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