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Unlock Your Potential: Harness the Enneagram for Coaching, Consulting, and Personal Growth with Sarah Wallace (Ep74)

Imagine harnessing the power of the Enneagram to catapult your consulting and coaching business to incredible success. Enneagram expert Sarah Wallace joins us in this fascinating episode to discuss how this profound tool can spark transformation in both clients and ourselves. Sarah shares her captivating journey from working in construction materials to discovering her true passion for the Enneagram and how she now empowers entrepreneurs and leaders to better understand themselves and their teams.

Together, we dig deep into the various Enneagram types, exploring their unique motives and behaviors. We discuss how different types struggle with challenges such as boundary issues for type twos, workaholic tendencies for type threes, and feelings of inherent wrongness for type fours. As a bonus, we even have a fun conversation about which Marvel characters might fit into these Enneagram types, like Tony Stark, Black Widow, and Captain America.

In this insightful conversation, we delve into how the Enneagram can be employed for business growth, self-coaching through fears and anxieties, and recognizing the diverse approaches to handling fear. Sarah generously offers specific guidance tailored for individual Enneagram types, such as how type twos can confidently step into the spotlight, type sevens can find excitement in routine and structure, and type ones can overcome perfection paralysis. Don't miss this riveting episode that will leave you eager to uncover more about the Enneagram and its transformative potential for your coaching, consulting, and personal growth journey.

In this episode, you'll hear:

  • How To Use The Enneagram for Consulting and Coaching Success
  • The Enneagram Types Explained
  • About Personality Types and Marvel Characters
  • How To Use The Enneagram for the Coaching and Consulting Process
  • About Using the Enneagram for Business Growth

Where to dive in:

(0:00:02) - Enneagram for Consulting and Coaching Success (14 Minutes)

We into the world of the Enneagram and how it can help consultants and coaches ignite transformation in their clients. My guest today is Sarah Wallace, an Enneagram expert who shares her experience in finding the perfect career for her. She started in the construction materials industry then moved into environmental compliance, sales, and eventually consulting. We discuss how the Enneagram can help consultants and coaches break out of their comfort zones, take bigger risks in their businesses, and discover how they can create the perfect life for themselves.

(0:13:41) - Enneagram Types Explained (14 Minutes)

We explore how the Enneagram can help consultants and coaches understand and support their clients. We discuss how types two, three, and four are striving to feel connected, outstanding, and unique respectively, and how their energy can be used with intention to create positive transformations. We also touch on the struggles of boundaries that two’s face, how threes can become workaholics, and how fours can struggle with feeling like they’re inherently wrong.

(0:27:17) - Personality Types and Marvel Characters (7 Minutes)

Today, we discuss the world of Eights, their drive to feel powerful and the need to protect themselves and those in their circle. We explore how Eights can often come across as domineering, aggressive, and controlling, and how they may have shifted their behavior to look like a type two. We also look at how Eights can be very decisive and confident communicators, and how they are often found in the corporate and entrepreneurial spaces. Finally, we explore how Marvel characters like Tony Stark, Black Widow, Mrs. Potts, Captain America, and Thor could be typed according to the Enneagram.

(0:34:14) - Enneagram for Coaching and Consulting (12 Minutes)

We explore the world of Nines, their need for peace and their longing to belong. We examine the intriguing relationship Nines have with anger and how they can reconnect with their own ideas. We compare Twos and Nines and how Twos have the power to comprehend and predict the requirements of others. Finally, we provide tips for consultants and coaches on how to use the Enneagram to help their clients.

(0:46:25) - Using the Enneagram for Business Growth (10 Minutes)

Today, we explore how the Enneagram can be used to self-coach through fears and anxieties. We discuss how each type of the Enneagram handles fear differently, and how understanding those nuances can help entrepreneurs take bigger risks in their business. We look at how type twos can step into the spotlight, how type sevens can still bring excitement with routine and structure, and how type ones can avoid perfection paralysis. Ultimately, the Enneagram provides specific guidance on how to move forward and reach goals.

About the guest: Sarah is a Certified Enneagram Coach, host of the Enneagram MBA podcast, speaker, and workshop facilitator.  With over 15 years in relationship building roles working with government agencies and companies like the US EPA, Federal Reserve Bank, John Deere, and adidas Outdoor, now small business owners, corporations, and event organizers work with Sarah to help them use the Enneagram to develop confident, empathetic, and emotionally intelligent leaders with powerful, productive, and happy teams.

About me: Betsy Jordyn is a Brand Positioning Strategist that helps consulting and coaching business owners clarify their brand positioning and messaging, create a website presence that positions them as sought-after experts, land clients with ease and integrity, and take their place as thought leaders and influencers in their niche. Her mission is to help consultants and coaches monetize their best-at strengths and authentic passions to make a bigger difference in the world. Check out her brand strategy, messaging, and design services at https://www.betsyjordyn.com


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