Course Description

Clear and Open’s spring quarter begins April 1, 2021 with the next live course, Psychospiritual Dimensions of the Enneagram.

You may have heard of the Enneagram personality typing system, or learned a little about it already. Most see it as just another model like Meyers Briggs, DISC, etc. but this is a mistake. The truth is that the Enneagram is actually the parent of all personality typing systems. When you understand this model, you see that every other system a diluted derivative.

The Enneagram is so powerful that it forever transforms the way you relate to yourself and others. I guarantee you will wonder how you ever lived without it, especially if you manage (or parent) people. 

This course will be a deep dive into the psychospiritual dimensions of the Enneagram, aspects not usually talked about, which have immense ramifications everywhere in your life. Not knowing the Enneagram is like not knowing your own gender, because it sheds that much light on who you are, what drives you, and how to be the best version of yourself.

When I read my first Enneagram book in 2003, it radically changed how I interacted with people and created the bridge for me from the business coaching world into the esoteric. It is a significant part of Clear and Open. It connects the personal, the psychological, and the spiritual in one system. This is rare indeed.

When you know the Enneagram it’s like having X-Ray vision into yourself and others. Behavior is more predictable. Shadow aspects are obvious, and solution paths easily emerge. It’s one of the primary ways I find underlying conditions in people and businesses people in minutes. There’s nothing magic about it. You can learn this skill, too.

Mentoring people without the Enneagram is like digging a hole with a spoon versus a backhoe. In this 11 week course, I’m going to distill twenty years of my experience into the essentials.

I want to give you this X-Ray vision if you dare to receive it.

Psychospiritual Dimensions of the Enneagram is a hands-on, interactive workshop for gaining deep awareness and proficient skill in this powerful model.

  • Advanced typing for hard-to-read people

  • How to integrate the Enneagram with complimentary models like astrology

  • Enneagram types of countries, states, and cities to account for cultural conditioning

  • How to use and interpret Enneagram tests, which are almost always wrong

  • Family of origin Enneagram predictors and dynamics

  • Instinctual variants and common mistyping

  • Managing/coaching people by type

  • How to use the Enneagram to glean your biggest life lessons

Limited time will be spent on the basics. 

To get the most out of the course, please read and have with you an Enneagram book. I’m not teaching what you can get out of books. That’s a waste of your time. I recommend The Wisdom of the Enneagram by Riso and Hudson. This is not required per se, and beginners are welcome, but you’ll get far more out of the course if you read a book beforehand.

The live course runs 11 weeks, from April 1 to June 10, 2021. Live class times are 11:15 am PT every Thursday. Session recordings will be available within 24 hours. You can purchase the course alone or become a dojo member and get access to this course, over a dozen others, and monthly office hours to get 1-1 support when you need it.

Josef Shapiro

Since I first trained as business coach at EMyth in 2002, I’ve been a change agent for thousands of business leaders and managers. For five years I was the primary curriculum developer for EMyth and developed and oversaw the training of its coaches. Coaching is a fast-growing industry, but it also very young. I think we can do better. For me, it’s an unsolved puzzle and the needless suffering inside workplaces around the world hangs in the balance. It affects us all. Learn more about Clear and Open.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    1. Introduction

    • Introduction: The Enneagram in Context (4.1.21)

    • Introduction: The Enneagram in Context (4.1.21)

    • Assignment

  • 2

    2. Discovering Your Type

    • Discovering Your Type (4.8.21)

    • Discovering Your Type (4.8.21)

    • Assignment

  • 3

    3. Resolving Strengths and Weaknesses

    • Resolving Strengths and Weaknesses (4.15.21)

    • Resolving Strengths and Weaknesses (4.15.21)

    • Assignment

  • 4

    4. Integration and Disintegration

    • Integration and Disintegration (4.22.21)

    • Integration and Disintegration (4.22.21)

    • Assignment

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