This is a discussion on All about me me me. within the What's my Enneagram type? forums, part of the Enneagram Personality Theory Forum category; Originally Posted by Swordsman of Mana itangible control what do you mean by "tangible control?"...
Not virtual. He gave examples. I agree a 6 or 1 is more a "helper" type and more likely to moderate. More peacemaker. To contribute. Like have stickies and shit. Be part of the system and contribute to the maintenance of the forum.
1 and 6 are both cooperative types and can find a niche within a place.
I see 9w8
I think you are conflating 8 with Se.
I can be an 8, and desire to control what goes on in the background. My "environment" can be how things work, not what they look like.
Perhaps this would be more appropriate in another thread.
An INTJ would generally prefer folks come to them, rather than being ragingly extroverted like for example an ESFP.
So maybe the control stuff comes from one side, but the preference to be approached comes from the other.
Also, some people believe that trying to control everything or everyone in your immediate vicinity can be a bit frustrating.
The mods have been picked and they accepted rather than striving for it too.
To me it was about being useful, giving back (PerC has helped me realise a lot about myself) and wanting to give people a voice in relative safety.
Couldn't it just be seen as moving against people vs moving towards them. 8s move against people. 6 and 1 move towards them. A moderator position is not for one to "move against" others. lol. To become a mod is like he/she said, you have to show some good citizenship or shit. Moving TOWARDS people. Towards people properly.
I've also read that 1 is the most objective type. Which would be good for a mod.