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  1. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    For quite some time I've had an attraction to a type 3 girl. I've tried many tactics to win her over and been through a lot of emotional games with her. I have been rejected and accepted several times in various ways. From my experience, here are some advice tips for cultivating a relationship...
  2. Type 3 Forum - The Achiever
    Type 3: The Achiever - The Success-Oriented, Pragmatic Type Adaptable, ambitious, image-conscious, and hostile BASIC FEAR: to become worthless. BASIC DESIRE: to be useful and to have value. STRESS POINT: Nine - overwhelmed, spacing out, vegging out, blown fuses. SECURITY POINT: Six - builders...
  3. Type 3 Forum - The Achiever
    I've seen a few threads around on the other forums and thought it would be interesting to see how all of you behaved as a child. When I was a child, I was very much different than I am. I was overly emotional, in stark contrast to my almost lack of emotional expression now. I would cry easily...
  4. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Once we establish our personality styles or paradigms to help us apprehend and navigate around the world, we can either keep them pliant, flexible, accommodating, and up to date; or we can rigidly maintain them, assimilating everything into them, and suffer what Joel Barker (1992) calls...
  5. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Author: Jerry Wagner When I was first introduced to the Enneagram, we got only the bad stuff -- the distortions, fixations, compulsions, exaggerations, vices, bad breath, etc. When I, in turn, presented the Enneagram styles this way, people would ask: "Isn’t there anything good about any...
  6. Type 3 Forum - The Achiever
    Core Value Tendency: THREES are attracted to and value efficiency, industriousness, and competence. They want to be productive persons, seeking to make the world a more efficient place to live in. Bringing projects to completion, accomplishing goals, working effectively is what life is about...
  7. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    If you are a Three, it’s likely that you: Have a talent and a need for accomplishment. Feel challenged by any task you choose. Always have a list of your goals, either written or mental. Are personable and know how to convince people to cooperate with you and with each other to...
  8. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    The Harmonic Groups The Harmonic Groups are useful for transformational work because they indicate how each person copes when they do not get what they want (as...
  9. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Three Basic Orientations The three orientations are an expression of the Law of Three, on which the entire Enneagram concept is based. This law states that there are three kinds of forces that act in the human nature - the Active force, the Responsive force and the Neutral force and that...
  10. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Why is microwaving popcorn considered an art? Why do so many people continue to burn microwave popcorn after the first time they ruined it and created one of the most foul smells? Which personality types are best suited for microwaving popcorn efficiently? Before we that, let's examine why it is...
  11. Type 3 Forum - The Achiever
    1. I accept myself as I am and am honest about my limitations and talents. 2. It is easy to affirm myself as a person because I feel worthwhile and valuable. 3. I come across to others as self-assured and poised, as someone who has a lot of self-esteem. 4. I like myself; I feel valuable...
  12. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    The Dominant Affect Groups are important for transformational work because they reveal the unconscious emotional background we bring to all areas of our lives. In technical language, these have to do with 'object-relations' theory. Modern psychological theory has identified three fundamental...
  13. Type 3 Forum - The Achiever
    In personality type Three, a primary type, the scenario is a bit different than in types Two and Four, which are secondary types. Each of the primary types is at the Center of its Triad, meaning that it has the most difficulty with the function of that Triad (or that it is most out of touch or...
  14. Type 3 Forum - The Achiever
    Threes identify less with roles of interpersonal helpfulness and more with images of success and productivity. Threes often expect to be loved for what they do rather than for who they are. Their image-confusion is between seeming accomplished and being true to their less-than-perfect inner...
  15. Type 3 Forum - The Achiever
    Enneatype Three belongs to the feeling/image triad. The fear of being unlovable and the concern with validation are expressed differently with the different instinctual stackings. With the self-pres instinct dominant, the need for validation is tied to material possessions. Feelings of safety...
  16. Type 3 Forum - The Achiever
    Three Wing Two Average 3/2 is the prototypical sales personality. The threeish desire to be admired is stronger than the twoish desire to please others, so it is more important to them that they look good than that they make others feel good, although they will do both if they can. Unlike the...
  17. Type 3 Forum - The Achiever
    Type Three exemplifies our desire to be our best self, to develop all of our potentials, and to value ourselves and others. Threes are the "stars" of the personality types—people of tremendous drive, ambition, and belief in themselves. Threes want to excel, to be the best at whatever they do...
  18. Type 3 Forum - The Achiever
    Type Three-Type One Average Ones and average Threes are sometimes mistaken because both types are efficient and highly organized. If an isolated behavior is the only thing being considered (chairing a business meeting or planning a vacation, for instance), their organizational abilities are...
  19. Type 3 Forum - The Achiever
    Type Three-Type One Enneagram Ones and Threes are both competent, serious minded, and idealistic. This is a highly task-oriented relationship, with both partners driven to hard work and to be intensely aware when, individually and...
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