Typology

Typology

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Typology is 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.
Moving from Happy to Joy, feat. Annie F. Downs (Enneagram 7) [S02-011]
Oct 11 • 61 min
Sevens have a core belief that in order for them to be secure, loved and valued they have to bring the energy and excitement into every situation. There’s this expectation and pressure to be on all the time. And though they are generally wired with a…
A Thirst for Redemption, feat. Scott Harrison (Enneagram 8w7) [S02-010]
Oct 4 • 58 min
The intensity of an Eight is easy to spot in their concern with justice. Eights are very concerned with standing up for the underdog. They love to defend the defenseless, to be the voice of the voiceless. It gives them great satisfaction to stand in the…
Navigating Friendship with the Enneagram, feat. The Liturgists (Enneagram 5 & 9) [S02-009]
Sep 27 • 75 min
What’s your best friend’s number? Understanding the Enneagram can profoundly impact how you relate to others and help you build strong friendships. Knowing your friends’ number allows you to understand each other’s tendencies and creates space for…
Name It…then Tame It, Part 2, feat. Mark Scandrette [S02-008]
Sep 19 • 38 min
In last week’s episode, Mark Scandrette shared some simple steps to help you begin using the Enneagram to move from unconscious to conscious living. In part two, Mark and Ian continue their conversation by discussing the importance of doing work within a…
Name It…then Tame It, feat. Mark Scandrette, pt 1 of 2 [S02-007]
Sep 13 • 36 min
To really begin to heal and experience true transformation, we have to be willing to face our shadows because that’s where the distortions of our reality live and multiply. One of the many gifts of the Enneagram is that it provides us with an opportunity…
We Can Laugh: Life with Dave Barnes (Enneagram 7) [S02-006]
Sep 6 • 72 min
Open to new experiences, Sevens are self-confident, optimistic and joyful people who exude loads of energy. They bring a sense of adventure and energy to their relationships and generally try to avoid negative feelings. In today’s episode, Enneagram 7,…
The Bible Project, feat. Tim Mackie and Jon Collins (Enneagram 5) [S02-005]
Aug 30 • 84 min
In today’s episode, Tim Mackie and Jon Collins from The Bible Project, discuss how the Enneagram has helped them tackle undiscovered territory in their own temperaments and value systems, and how learning to name, pay attention to, and honor these parts…
Trusting Your Self, feat. Jeff Chu (Enneagram 6) [S02-004]
Aug 23 • 56 min
Sixes have excellent analytical minds, are great strategists, troubleshooters, problem-solvers, and of course, see worst-case scenarios that other people don’t see. The passion of the Six is fear which is often experienced as anxiety…anxiety that the…
Part 2 of 2: Looking into the Shadow…A Hero’s Journey, feat. Claire Diaz-Ortiz (Enneagram 3) [S02-003]
Aug 15 • 44 min
When you truly begin doing your work, the Enneagram really should mess with you. It should dis-equilibrate you, throw you back on your heals, make you wonder, “Who am I? Who is everybody else? What am I supposed to do now? This week we’re back with part 2…
Instincts and Subtypes with Aaron Niequist [S02-002]
Aug 9 • 60 min
So many of our listeners have asked me to talk about subtypes. Everybody asks, “Can you please say more about subtypes? What are they and how do I determine mine?” Those are great questions actually because there are multiple variations of type. I think…
Looking into the Shadow…A Hero’s Journey, feat. Claire Diaz-Ortiz Part 1 of 2 (Enneagram 3) [S02-001]
Aug 2 • 34 min
Kicking off season two, Claire Diaz-Ortiz returns to reveal how her research into Enneagram Threes has had impacted her and helped her become “quiet enough to listen” so real, deep change can happen.
054: [Revisited] :: Here, Hold My Beer…A Panel of Enneagram Twos
Jul 26 • 71 min
Enneagram Twos are called The Helpers. They are some of the most loving, kind, supportive, upbeat, and—when healthy—genuinely helpful to other people. Their underlying motivation is to feel loved and needed. But sometimes that need to be needed can lead…
053: Rob Bell (Enneagram 7), Author, Speaker & Gracious Provocateur, Revisited
Jul 19 • 55 min
Discovering the Enneagram was a game-changer for Rob. His knowledge and enthusiasm for the Enneagram runs deep, and as you’ll discover while we revisit this episode, Rob is an Enneagram “7 with a 7 wing.”
052: Science Mike Hacks the Enneagram, Revisited
Jul 12 • 75 min
This week we are revisiting Ian’s interview with ‘Science Mike’ McHargue as he shares his journey through the inner sanctum of an Enneagram Nine and his process of building a healthy connection to anger. To preserve their inner peace and harmony, Nines…
051: [REVISITED] :: Sarah Thebarge, Moving Out of Fear Into Love as an Enneagram 6
Jul 5 • 58 min
With a strong need for security and consistency, Sixes appreciate order, plans and rules and like the comfort and predictability of laws and guidelines. But their passion is fear, which is often experienced as anxiety—a vague, free-floating sense of…
050: Bob & Maria Goff, the Beautifully Imperfect Marriage of an Enneagram 9 & 7, Revisited
Jun 28 • 52 min
Today we are revisiting Ian’s interview with celebrated Author, Speaker Bob Goff and his wife Maria. Bob is an Enneagram 7 and Maria is a 9. And even though this episode provides a lot of insight into the worldview of a 7 and 9, the show today is really…
049: Julianne Cusick (Enneagram 1) Finds Her Inner Encourager
Jun 21 • 55 min
What would it look like if Ones reclaimed their childlike wonder? When Ones move toward health, they begin to let judgments go and become more at ease with imperfection. They begin to truly quiet that inner critic and turn it into an inner encourager.
048: Surrender and Acceptance, feat. Ashley Cleveland
Jun 13 • 73 min
Just as the Enneagram is broken into Triads, it is also be broken into Stances – the Dependent Stance, the Withdrawing Stance, and the Aggressive Stance. On today’s episode of Typology, Ashley Cleveland and I delve into the stances, right-sizing the…
047: Self to Lose, Self to Find, feat. Marilyn Vancil
Jun 7 • 70 min
Today’s show is packed with great information for those who know your Enneagram type and are interested in learning how to shift your attention and grow in self-awareness. Today, Marilyn Vancil talks about the focus of attention for each type, what to do…
046: How an Enneagram 8 learns to be vulnerable, feat. Patrick Chappell
May 30 • 59 min
Every type has a basic fear and desire coloring the waters of their personality. For Eights, the fear is not being in control of their self. Their basic desire is to avoid feeling weak or vulnerable. But Eights can often be misinterpreted. Though they can…
045: An Enneagram 7 Lets Go of His Expectations, feat. Luke Norsworthy
May 23 • 62 min
Sevens are the joy bombs of the Enneagram. The energy they give off is energetic, fun-loving and naturally cheerful. They are optimistic by nature and seize every moment of life. They live for the next adventure and are experts at reframing a negative…
044: Jen Hatmaker’s Fight for Grace using the Enneagram
May 17 • 58 min
In today’s episode, Jen Hatmaker and I discuss the similarities and differences of Threes and Eights and how that manifests under the umbrella of fighting for justice and grace. Listen as we talk about Jen’s need to stand up for various social issues, her…
043: An Enneagram 8’s Process of Defrosting, part 2 with David Gungor
May 10 • 48 min
Last week David Gungor shared his struggle in determining his type, how he embraces his “chaotic intentionality,” and what it means to need others to “get out of his face.” Today we continue the conversation about how the Enneagram can help Enneagram…
042: Practicing Vulnerability as an Enneagram 8, feat. David Gungor
May 2 • 41 min
Eights express their anger freely, are fueled by high levels of stimulation, and react very strongly against challenging injustices. But what does it sound like when an Eight acknowledges their weakness or vulnerability? What does it look like when you…
041: Who am I if I can’t DO anything? feat. Michele Cushatt (Enneagram 2)
Apr 26 • 59 min
It’s extremely difficult for a Two to admit their own “neediness.” They rarely ask for help and don’t know how to receive it when it’s offered. Instead, they focus their energy on meeting the needs of others. So for Twos to grow, they need to embrace the…
040: Part 2, May the Fours Be with You: A Panel of Enneagram Fours
Apr 19 • 40 min
This week we continue with our panel of Fours — Sandra McCracken, Megan Miller, Matthew Perryman Jones, and Don Chaffer. Tune in as we discuss the strengths and challenges of being a Four, and stick around to the end when Ian and guests pull some guitars…
039: May the Fours Be with You: A Panel of Enneagram Fours
Apr 12 • 50 min
To best illustrate the uniqueness of Fours, I brought in a panel of for this week’s show. The thing I love about panels is it’s so much better for people to learn about these different types straight from the mouths of those who live in the shoes of those…
038: How the Enneagram Unexpectedly Rocked Our World, feat. research psychologist Dr. Richard Beck and his wife, Jana
Apr 4 • 69 min
After a knee-jerk reaction of skepticism, Dr. Richard Beck and his wife, Jana, share how the Enneagram has had an unexpectedly profound effect on their family. In today’s show, we talk about the disjoint of how we conceive ourselves and how we behave on…
037: Part 2 of Exploring “The Shack” with the Enneagram and author Wm Paul Young
Mar 29 • 47 min
This week we jump back into our conversation with Paul Young to help nail down his type. Figuring out his type was hard, as it can be for many. But I think Paul has suffered and worked through so many things in his life, he has…
036: Exploring “The Shack” with the Enneagram and author Paul Young, pt 1
Mar 22 • 50 min
When learning the Enneagram and figuring out your number, one thing that complicates things is trauma and the effect of trauma on personality development and theory. I always say, I think personality, just the defensive nature of the personality thickens…
035: Sarah Thebarge, Moving Out of Fear Into Love as an Enneagram 6
Mar 15 • 56 min
How do Sixes achieve spiritual growth? A lot of Sixes think the answer is bravery, but there’s never enough bravery to fill the bucket of “this is a scary world and I need support.” But in today’s episode, Sarah Thebarge shares the difference between…
034: How to fix your broken record with the Enneagram, Feat. Amena Brown (Type 2)
Mar 7 • 67 min
Each Enneagram type has misbeliefs and errant unconscious motivations that get us to do, think, and feel things that are not in our best interests. The hurtful words and experiences of our past determine the record we play in our head as an adult. In her…
033: The Enneagram on Tour with Tenth Avenue North
Feb 28 • 97 min
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go on tour with a band? What’s it truly like to live on a bus with 11 other people day-in and day-out? When the road manager of Tenth Avenue North reached out to talk about how the Enneagram, and The Road…
032: Reading People through the Lens of the Enneagram, with author Anne Bogel (Enneagram 9)
Feb 22 • 57 min
In her book, Reading People: How Seeing the World through the Lens of the Personality Changes Everything, author Anne Bogel talks about being at peace with who you are. And, who doesn’t want peace with themselves, to have a sense of consonance, a sense of…
031: Here, Hold My Beer…A Panel of Enneagram Twos
Feb 13 • 69 min
Enneagram Twos are called The Helpers. They are loving, kind, supportive, upbeat, and—when healthy—genuinely helpful to other people. Their underlying motivation is to feel loved and needed. But sometimes that need to be needed can lead to burn out. This…
030: Blowing up the Personality Box, feat. Brian Hardin, creator of the Daily Audio Bible podcast
Feb 8 • 55 min
Our personality types can put us into an almost hypnotic trance, something I’d call the shadow. We relegate to the shadow those parts of ourselves we don’t want to see. What the Enneagram does is it takes a flashlight and it goes into the shadow with you.…
029: An Enneagram State of the Union, feat. Author & Former White House staffer Michael Wear
Feb 1 • 46 min
About a month ago, I sat down with author and former White House staffer, Michael Wear, to talk about personality, power, and politics. And I know this is a hot-button topic, but I do think it’s an important conversation to have. When we’re talking about…
028: The Grace of Letting Go—the conversation continues with Michael Cusick (Enneagram 2), Part 2
Jan 24 • 28 min
Ian Cron and Michael Cusick continue their conversation about Enneagram Twos letting go of shame and embracing failures and shortcomings. Learning how letting go allows you to live from a place of self-acceptance.
027: “I’m OK if you’re OK” A conversation with Michael Cusick (Enneagram 2) Part 1
Jan 17 • 28 min
A large piece of the journey for Enneagram Twos is to understand that you do have needs, acknowledge those needs, and actually learn how to articulate them. On today’s show, Michael Cusick shares how the Enneagram has taught him to become more conscious…
026: Living Out Loud - A Conversation with Jo Saxton
Jan 11 • 65 min
Healthy Eights are great friends, exceptional leaders and champions of those who cannot fight on their own behalf. They have the intelligence, courage and stamina to do what others say can’t be done. And, as with most Enneagram Eights, Jo Saxton is…
025: Life, Family and the Enneagram with the Crons
Jan 4 • 74 min
In today’s episode, the Cron Family gathers over the holidays to discuss how the Enneagram has helped them grow closer and understand each other better. Listen as they share how their family finds balance and appreciation among each other.
Episode 24: Part 2 - Science Mike hacks the Enneagram
Dec 21, 2017 • 33 min
This week on Typology, we continue our conversation with ‘Science Mike’ McHargue. This show is bursting with wisdom about Nines. You’ll learn how Nines can spiritually wake up and leverage their unleashed energy for some really cool things, what…
Episode 23: Science Mike hacks the Enneagram
Dec 14, 2017 • 41 min
Enneagram Nines, or The Peacemakers, are open and receptive in every way. They can see both sides to everything and they have a profound awareness of the interconnectedness of all things in creation. Their unconscious motivation is to avoid…
Episode 22: Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Sorry…wrong number?
Dec 7, 2017 • 50 min
A lot of listeners have reached out asking “how do I figure out my type?” And though I would love to give the answer, the truth is it can be very difficult to figure out one’s Enneagram number. You are the only one who can truly determine your…
Episode 21: Why Didn’t Matthew Perryman Jones Get the Memo?
Nov 30, 2017 • 69 min
Fours are the most complex of all the types on the Enneagram. They spend their lives feeling different and separate from others and long to be understood and appreciated for their authentic self. Fours experience themselves as people who are missing…
Episode 20: Becoming Lisa Whelchel
Nov 16, 2017 • 61 min
Enneagram Threes focus on outstanding performance, being perceived as successful and avoiding failure at all costs. They believe that love comes from achievement, image, and status and have the tendency to neglect or ignore the personal needs of self…
Episode 19: Andy Root, The Hysterical Analytical Enneagram Five”
Nov 9, 2017 • 64 min
Enneagram Fives are known as the Investigators, or the Observers. They see the world as intrusive, overwhelming and draining. They prefer to observe life from the sidelines rather than jumping in and participating in it. They value…
Episode 18: Matt Carter, An Enneagram Skeptic Finds His Number (And So Can You!)
Nov 2, 2017 • 82 min
I’ve received lots of emails and messages from folks on social media who are struggling to nail down their Enneagram number. Well, let me tell you, if that’s the case for you, this show is spot on. While only you can determine your own type, there…
Episode 17: Take Five! A Panel of Enneagram 5s with Lori Chaffer, Kenny Benge and Joel Miller
Oct 26, 2017 • 77 min
Take Five! A Panel of Enneagram 5s
Episode 16: Sleeping At Last, Grace Requires Nothing of You
Oct 17, 2017 • 45 min
I think there are truths which reveal the limitations of human language. And when this happens we have to rely on artists to express these great spiritual insights through an alternative language—like music or film or the visual arts or dance—to say…
Episode 15: Richard Rohr, Finally Getting Over Your “Self” with the Enneagram, pt. 2 (Enneagram 1)
Oct 12, 2017 • 37 min
Words of Encouragement with Richard Rohr
Episode 14: Richard Rohr, Finally Getting Over Your “Self” with the Enneagram, pt. I (Enneagram 1)
Oct 5, 2017 • 37 min
I first encountered the Enneagram when I was a graduate student at a conservative seminary. While on a weekend retreat I came across a copy of Fr. Richard Rohr’s book, Discovering The Enneagram: An Ancient Tool for a New Spiritual Journey. In…
Shauna and Aaron Niequist on Nurturing Relationships with the Enneagram (Enneagram 4 and 7)
Sep 28, 2017 • 62 min
Shauna and Aaron Niequist on Nurturing Relationships with the Enneagram
Episode 12: I Know My Type…Now What? Continuing Our Conversation with Beatrice Chestnut
Sep 21, 2017 • 53 min
I Know My Type…Now What? Continuing Our Conversation with Beatrice Chestnut
Episode 11: Chris Heuertz, The Enneagram—Sacred Map to the Soul
Sep 14, 2017 • 58 min
Chris Heuertz, The Enneagram—Sacred Map to the Soul
Episode 10: So Six-y it Hurts (A Panel of Sixes)
Sep 7, 2017 • 69 min
So Six-y it Hurts (A Panel of Sixes)
Episode 9: Beatrice Chestnut, An Enneagram Two’s Journey Toward Finding Real Love
Aug 31, 2017 • 51 min
Beatrice Chestnut, An Enneagram Two’s Journey Toward Finding Real Love
Episode 8: Jeff Goins, Image Isn’t Everything (Enneagram 3)
Aug 24, 2017 • 66 min
Jeff Goins, Image Isn’t Everything (Enneagram 3)
Episode 7: Give Peace(makers) A Chance. A Panel of Four Enneagram 9’s
Aug 17, 2017 • 81 min
Give Peace(makers) A Chance. A Panel of Four Enneagram Nines
Episode 6: Enneagram 8 Melissa Greene, The Velvet Hammer
Aug 10, 2017 • 48 min
Enneagram 8 Melissa Greene, The Velvet Hammer
Episode 5: Lee C. Camp, An Enneagram 1’s Journey toward Embracing Progress, Not Perfection
Aug 3, 2017 • 64 min
Lee C. Camp, An Enneagram 1’s Journey toward Embracing Progress, Not Perfection
Episode 4: Tsh Oxenreider (Enneagram 4), The Art (and Angst) of Living an Unconventional Life
Jul 27, 2017 • 45 min
Tsh Oxenreider (Enneagram 4), The Art (and Angst) of Living an Unconventional Life
Episode 3: Rabbi Evan Moffic (Enneagram 3), Shalom & Success
Jul 20, 2017 • 59 min
Rabbi Evan Moffic (Enneagram 3), Shalom & Success
Episode 2: Bob & Maria Goff, the Beautifully Imperfect Marriage of an Enneagram 9 & 7
Jul 13, 2017 • 53 min
Bob & Maria Goff, the Beautifully Imperfect Marriage of an Enneagram 9 & 7
Episode 1: Rob Bell (Enneagram 7), Author, Speaker & Gracious Provocateur
Jul 6, 2017 • 52 min
When I launched this podcast, I knew Rob Bell had to be my first guest.
Introducing Typology & the Enneagram
Jun 29, 2017 • 6 min
Coming soon, a new podcast from Ian Morgan Cron about the Enneagram typing system.