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Who are we? Why do we act, think and feel the way we do? How can we become our best, most authentic selves? Welcome to Typology, a podcast that explores the mystery of the human personality and how we can use the Enneagram typing system as a tool to become our best, most authentic selves. Hosted by author, speaker and counselor, Ian Morgan Cron, Typology features interviews with thought leaders from every sphere of life, including renowned Enneagram authors and teachers, psychologists, theologians, artists, business leaders, neuroscientists, philosophers, and more. In other words, we’ll be talking with people who are trying to become the best version of themselves in the world.

Who are we? Why do we act, think and feel the way we do? How can we become our best, most authentic selves? Welcome to Typology, a podcast that explores the mystery of the human personality and how we can use the Enneagram typing system as a tool to become our best, most authentic selves. Hosted by author, speaker and counselor, Ian Morgan Cron, Typology features interviews with thought leaders from every sphere of life, including renowned Enneagram authors and teachers, psychologists, theologians, artists, business leaders, neuroscientists, philosophers, and more. In other words, we’ll be talking with people who are trying to become the best version of themselves in the world.
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Who are we? Why do we act, think and feel the way we do? How can we become our best, most authentic selves? Welcome to Typology, a podcast that explores the mystery of the human personality and how we can use the Enneagram typing system as a tool to become our best, most authentic selves. Hosted by author, speaker and counselor, Ian Morgan Cron, Typology features interviews with thought leaders from every sphere of life, including renowned Enneagram authors and teachers, psychologists, theologians, artists, business leaders, neuroscientists, philosophers, and more. In other words, we’ll be talking with people who are trying to become the best version of themselves in the world.

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Episodes

Part 2, Rev. Becca Stevens on Resisting the Enneagram [S03-012]

10/17/2019
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This week Ian welcomes back Becca Stevens--author, priest, and founder/president of Thistle Farms. Last week, they began to explore Becca’s resistance to the Enneagram. But today, Ian walks Becca through the process of discovering her Enneagram type. This episode is full of great insights for anyone looking to figure out their type. So, regardless of where you are in the process, what type you are, what type your friends are or your spouse is, you're going to find a lot of really helpful...

Duration:00:56:45

Part 1, Reverend Becca Stevens on Resisting the Enneagram [S03-011]

10/10/2019
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Not everyone will rush toward the Enneagram with enthusiasm. In fact, afraid of being labeled, some people can be really resistant to exploring the Enneagram at all. And that's the case with today's guest. In part one of this two-part series, Ian invites one of his favorite people, Reverend Becca Stevens, into the studio to talk about how the experience of trauma impacts personality, to discuss her resistance to the Enneagram, and to begin to explore which Enneagram type she resonates...

Duration:00:53:01

Molly Fletcher on the Enneagram as a Game-Changer (Enneagram 3) {s03-010]

10/3/2019
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We live in a world where productivity is a huge emphasis on the lives of lots of people. But as productivity guru, Mike Hyatt advocates, the point of productivity isn't to get more done, it's actually to get more done efficiently so you have more margin to do the things that are more life-giving and make you a more whole person. As children, Enneagram Threes pick up the message that they are only loved for what they do and how well they do it. In turn, Threes often tend to be competitive,...

Duration:00:54:44

Jon and Tristen Collins on the Enneagram and Why Emotions Matter (Enneagram 5 and 2) [S03-009]

9/26/2019
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Each Enneagram type approaches feelings from a different angle. Some types can be really in touch with their feelings, while others seem out of touch with their feelings. On today’s episode, our guests Jon and Tristen Collins join Ian to talk about “Why Emotions Matter.” As an Enneagram 5 and an Enneagram 2, you can imagine this married couple couldn’t be more opposite when it comes to their emotions. Tune in as Jon and Tristen explain how the Enneagram has helped them integrate the...

Duration:00:46:49

Enneagram and Coffee with Sarajane Case (Enneagram 7) [S03-008]

9/19/2019
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If you had to boil it down, Enneagram Sevens have an underlying fear that when it comes to pain and suffering, they will be unsupported. But in order to satisfy their unmet longing for completeness, for solidness, for wholeness, Sevens need to be able to stick with their sadness and discomfort long enough to work through it with others to foster the types of relationships that stand the test of time. On today’s episode, Founder of Enneagram and Coffee, Sarajane Case, opens up about how the...

Duration:00:48:55

Allison Fallon on Articulating Your Inner Landscape with the Enneagram (Enneagram 4) [S03-007]

9/12/2019
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Enneagram Fours have a unique awareness of their feelings and are highly attuned to their environment. Their gift of connecting deeply with others allows them to see the beauty in all things and to give language to experiences for which others can’t seem to find the words. Today’s guest, author Allison Fallon shares how merging the Enneagram with writing has not only helped her heal but has also helped so many others articulate their own internal landscape. Allison Fallon is a speaker,...

Duration:00:45:24

Knox and Jamie on Pop Culture and the Personality (Enneagram 5 and 7)

9/5/2019
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Our guests today are hilarious, smart and up on the Enneagram. Cohosts of the popular Popcast, Knox McCoy and Jamie Golden join Ian in a conversation about self-awareness, the dynamics of working together as an Enneagram 5 and 7, and how pop culture and personality play into each other. Knox McCoy loves laughing and making people laugh. Really anything that’s laughter-adjacent, he’s into. He’s also super into the word “swashbuckling” and his dream is to one day use it in a bio. Knox began...

Duration:00:55:27

Part 2, Mike Pacchione on Public Speaking and the Enneagram [S03-005]

8/29/2019
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Last week, speaking coach Mike Pacchione walked through the speaking, or the communication styles, of the first three Enneagram types and how each type can leverage their gift and what to watch out for. Tune in today for part 2, as Mike and Ian cover how to tap into the strengths and avoid the pitfalls for types four through nine. And, don’t forget to download Mike’s tips for public speaking by Enneagram type. Just click below for your PDF of the key points for each of the nine...

Duration:00:30:13

Mike Pacchione on Public Speaking and the Enneagram, pt. 1 (Enneagram 9) [S03-004]

8/22/2019
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Have you ever thought about what makes a great speech or presentation? Whether you’re speaking to thousands this weekend, you're speaking to the Rotary Club, or you just want to be a better communicator in the workplace, your Enneagram type has a specific communication style that plays a part in your effectiveness or lack of effectiveness. So how do you tap into those strengths and avoid the pitfalls? Our guest today, speaking coach Mike Pacchione walks us through the speaking, or the...

Duration:00:31:35

Best of Season 2: Challenging Your Narrative with Ryan Stevenson [S03-003]

8/15/2019
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Though we can’t manufacture great conversations here on Typology, every now and then we do get to experience something deeply vulnerable and truly magical as we did in this episode with singer/songwriter, Ryan Stevenson. On this episode, we really tackle the concept of owning your own narrative and challenge whether the interpretations of your own story are in fact true. And if they’re not, the Enneagram can help provide you with some clarity about the story you’re living in right now. So,...

Duration:00:53:23

Best of Season 2: Instincts and Subtypes with Aaron Niequist [S03-002]

8/8/2019
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With so many of our listeners asking about subtypes on a daily basis, we thought we'd celebrate the end of Season 2 with this replay of Aaron Niequist and Ian discussing instincts and subtypes and using them as another way to help hone in on your Enneagram type. Aaron Niequist has served as a leader at some of the most influential churches in the country. In 2014, he launched a neo-liturgical, ecumenical, practice-based service at Willow Creek in Chicago. He also created a series of...

Duration:00:58:46

Dr. Richard Lindroth, Developing Your Emotional Side as an Enneagram Five [S03-001]

8/1/2019
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Others often perceive the interior world of the Enneagram Five, or The Observer, as mysterious. Known to use the pursuit of knowledge as a defense against a world that seems unpredictable, The Observer can appear to not have or be in touch with their emotions. This is simply not the case. In fact, The Observer is one of the most misunderstood Enneagram type in terms of emotions and relationships. Enneagram Fives can actually have very intense emotions, but they just may not express them....

Duration:00:39:26

Part 2 of Johnnyswim: The Enneagram and Abner (Type 7) and Manager Jay King (Type 4) [S02-052]

7/25/2019
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In part two of our interview with JOHNNYSWIM, Abner and Amanda’s manager Jay King joins the conversation and shares how the Enneagram has impacted their personal and working relationship. ABOUT JOHNNYSWIM As a unit, they face life’s ups, downs, highs, lows, trials, tribulations, tragedies, triumphs, and everything in between. They change, learn, and grow as one. However, Los Angeles band JOHNNYSWIM doesn’t just seem like a family; it is a family. At the core, husband-and-wife—Abner...

Duration:00:55:13

Part 1 of Johnnyswim: The Enneagram and Abner (Type 7) and Amanda (Type 9) [S02-051]

7/18/2019
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What does it sound like when an Enneagram 7 (The Enthusiast) feels safe enough to reveal his true vulnerability? Tune in as Johnnyswim’s Abner and Amanda explore their deeper side and talk with Ian about how the Enneagram has played a role in their relationship and their band. This interview was so great we made it a two-part series, so don’t miss next week, when their manager Jay King jumps into the conversation as well. They'll open up about how the Enneagram has helped them in their...

Duration:01:02:19

Carey Nieuwhof on the Enneagram and Self-Leadership, part 2 (Enneagram 8) [S-2-050]

7/11/2019
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Last week we began our conversation on self-leadership with former lawyer and founding pastor of Connexus Church, Carey Nieuwhof. In part two, Carey and Ian continue their discussion with tips on how leaders can manage anxiety and avoid burnout. Carey Nieuwhof is a former lawyer and founding pastor of Connexus Church. He’s the author of several best-selling books, including his latest, Didn’t See It Coming, and speaks to leaders around the world about leadership, change and personal growth....

Duration:00:26:39

Seven Core Challenges of Leadership, feat. Carey Nieuwhof (Enneagram 8) [S02-049]

7/3/2019
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How can leaders understand themselves and the world in which they live so they can be optimal in their various roles? One of the first steps is to strengthen self-leadership because you can’t successfully lead others unless you can first lead yourself. In this two-part episode, former lawyer and founding pastor of Connexus Church, Carey Nieuwhof reveals the seven core challenges to leadership and how approaching these challenges through the lens of the Enneagram can help close the gap...

Duration:00:41:46

There's Power in Peace, feat. Lysa Terkeurst (Enneagram 9) [S02-048]

6/27/2019
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Enneagram Nines, or The Peacemakers, are adaptable, caring, supportive, and easygoing. Their "go with the flow" attitude acts as the manifestation of their need for internal and external peace at all times. To keep this peace, Nines often over-accommodate others in a unconscious effort to avoid conflict, and end up "falling asleep" to their own needs. But today, Lysa Terkeurst, #1 New York Times bestselling author and Enneagram Nine, explains why it's important for The Peacemaker not to...

Duration:00:42:07

Leveraging Differences to Motivate Your Team with the Enneagram, Boosterthon's feat. Chris Carneal and Stan Holcombe (Enneagram 7 and 6) [S02-047]

6/20/2019
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Chris Carneal, founder and CEO of Boosterthon (Enneagram 7) plans for adventure while his CFO, Stan Holcombe (Enneagram 6) plans for dis-adventure. So how have these two leveraged their differences to balance each other and grow their company 800% over the past eight years? They invest in the culture of their company. Today, Chris and Stan join Ian to talk about how helping their team understand each other and creating a culture where self-awareness and self-knowledge are held up as values...

Duration:00:50:14

Michael Hyatt, Your Leadership Mentor and the Enneagram (Enneagram 3) [S02-046]

6/13/2019
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How do you measure success? What does it look like and feel like? Often, we measure success by how we appear to others or by the things we accomplish. But for Enneagram Three, Michael Hyatt, success is defined as freedom – the freedom to focus, the freedom to be fully present, and the freedom to be spontaneous. Sounds great, right? But, how do we get there? The first step is to develop self-awareness and self-care as a leadership discipline. Oftentimes leaders and entrepreneurs are so...

Duration:00:39:51

Summer Vacation and the Enneagram with Ian Morgan Cron [S02-045]

6/6/2019
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Have you ever stopped to think about your travel personality? Or how the ideal vacation for your Enneagram type may be different than others? We all look for different things when choosing our next vacation…and even the planning process can greatly vary. With summer approaching and travel on our minds, we asked ourselves ‘what would be the best vacation for each Enneagram type?’ So, Typology producer Anthony Skinner and Ian Morgan Cron popped into the studio to share some great vacation...

Duration:00:49:13