This overview gives light-hearted coverage of the essential components of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Complete with cartoons!
This overview gives light-hearted coverage of the essential components of the Enneagram of Personality Types. Complete with cartoons!
For each of the nine Enneagram types, Chestnut offers an expanded view on the three subtypes (instinctual biases or goals): self-preservation, social interaction, and sexual (one-on-one) bonding. The widely held premise is that though all three instincts operate in all of us, usually one will be dominant in an individual. This idea consequently contributes to the explanation for different "flavors" of an Enneagram type.
This is one of the premiere texts on how to get an intentional community up and running in the 21st century.
The authors present a model based on Marshall Rosenberg's Non-violent Communication, one that is neither authoritarian nor permissive, but based naturally on the recognition of legitimate needs.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is used to arrive at four basic temperaments similar to those chronicled over the centuries. The content includes implications for the development of significant relationships, parenting, and leadership styles.
Keirsey expands the content of his previous book by mapping each of the four basic temperaments to certain strengths in intelligence: tactical, logistical, diplomatic, and strategic.
The authors present an alternative to the cradle-to-grave paradigm. They remind us that even though the reduce, reuse, and recycle strategy creates less waste, it doesn't eliminate it. Learn more from their website, Cradle to Cradle.
This is the bible for living a life that makes ecological sense, one that is consequently conducive to peace through cooperation. Mollison not only focuses on the specifics of natural systems, in all types of climates, and how we can successfully interact with these bodies of trees, water, soils and more, but he also discusses patterns in nature and how they can inform us in our own design of human communities.
This is a must-have book for anyone interesting in reading about the content behind the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator from the perspective of one of the original creators.
One of the foremost instructors of the Enneagram utilizes narratives gleaned from panel discussions to not only present an overview but to focus on type-based patterns of attention and intuition.
Palmer gives another fairly comprehensive overview with a focus on how types come together in love and work.
Two internationally-recognized scholars and writers offer a comprehensive coverage of the Enneagram, including an expansive discussion of its origins and history.
The authors offer another overview of the Enneagram along with an emphasis on awareness, presence, and the Spiritual Journey.
The authors offer another overview of the Enneagram along with misidentifications, Levels of Development summaries, imbalances of the centers, psychological categories (DSM), each type's "missing piece", and recommendations.
Compassionate communication requires that we 1) observe without evaluating, 2) express how we are feeling based on needs, desires or expectations being (or not being) met, 3) acknowledge how we have chosen to receive others' comments or actions, and 4) request how others might help us fulfill our needs, desires or expectations.
Fifty role models raise the standards for ethical living. Learn more from the project website, Americans Who Tell the Truth.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is used to help parents recognize and respect personality type in children.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is used to expand the conversation on "good fit" work solutions.
The authors contend that ecological design is any form of design that minimizes environmentally destructive impacts by integrating itself with living processes.
This is one of the premiere texts on how to apply the principles of dynamic self-governance in workplaces, governments, and organizations.
The authors suggest that the inherent qualities and acquired traits of the Enneagram personalities can be used to determine "good fit" work solutions.
Wyman offers abbreviated explanations of both the MBTI and the Enneagram (one chapter each) and an interesting perspective on how both are integral in understanding self. Discounting any emphasis on wings, subtypes, or degree or level of mental health or spiritual state, Wyman presents her own theory on why individuals operating out of the same Enneagram number can appear to be so different: differing Core Selves as profiled by the MBTI assessment. She proposes that internal tension and conflict results from incompatible qualities of one's Myers-Briggs type and Enneagram type. As a psychotherapist working almost entirely with women, she believes the only way to resolve the tension and conflict is through Inner-Child Healing (which she discusses at greater length). Wyman presents many tragic case studies, but manages to remain witty as well as pointed in her overall writing style.