Enneagram. 9 Personality Types or Enneatypes (coaching tools -9)

We describe the foundations of the Enneagram, and its nine personality types  or enneatypes to assess its use in people’s development and coaching. We found that the identification of our enneatype based on the Enneagram is quite confusing. From what we have learned, we propose a way to find out in a simple way the type of personality according to the Enneagram.

The Enneagram, the model of the nine personality types or enneatypes, is widely used in people’s development. That’s the reason why we have decided to include it in this series of articles on coaching tools. As in other cases, we will seek to understand its foundations and assess its suitability to be used in coaching and people’s development.

One of the purposes of the Enneagram is to increase awareness about oneself and from there to promote the development. The same thing we look for in NeuroQuotient, but with a fundamental difference. In NeuroQuotient® we do not deal with personality, only with behaviour and with its cerebral foundations (neuro-behaviours).

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Insights Discovery. Color Personality Test. (Coaching Tools 8)

The Insights Discovery, the color personality test, is one of the most complete personality tools for the leadership development and relationships development in companies.

Our purpose, as in other cases, is to understand its foundations and assess its suitability to be used in coaching. We include it in the coaching tools series because starts with the self-knowledge and self-awareness. However, a priori, its greatest usefulness seems to be in the development of the relationships and the leadership.

It is popularly known as ‘the test of colors’ or ‘the color personality test’. In our work as consultants it is easy to know if in a company they have had a workshop using the Insights Discovery. Sooner rather than later, someone, referring to another person, says: ‘Ah, this person do this because is blue (or red or green, or yellow)’.

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The DISC personality test and NeuroQuotient. Similarities and differences.

It is likely that we are here looking for information about the DISC personality test. But, how we are attracted by innovation, we can also take the opportunity to learn about NeuroQuotient. The neuro tool that allows to apply neuroscience to coaching and people development in a practical and efficient way.

Anyway, if your interest does not go beyond the DISC personality test, you will find more information in this same blog – ” DISC model and DISC personality assessment tools for development (tools 5)”

In the current post we compare NeuroQuotient with the DISC personality test. So, we can see the most outstanding features of both tools.

Although, the best way to know NeuroQuotient, is to sign up for one of the free online workshops. And to continue with the Certification to be able to use the neuro tool to its full potential.

But, now, let’s follow another approach. We will take as reference the DISC personality test and we will compare it with NeuroQuotient in certain relevant aspects, seeing similarities and differences. The DISC personality test is the most widely used coaching and leadership development tool. We have already seen it in this blog.

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MBTI Indicator. Myers-Briggs Psychological Types (tools 7)

The Myers-Briggs personality types indicator it’s a good issue to restart the series about the tools used in coaching and psychology. We’ll review the origins and structure of the MBTI personality model. We can learn about the Myers-Briggs indicator to identify which MBTI personality type is the nearest to each one of us. Also, we will soon compare it with NeuroQuotient , as we have done with the DISC personality model.

Introduction to the MBTI indicator

The MBTI indicator it is the one that most clearly represents a ‘personality type’ model.

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DISC model and DISC personality assessment tools for development (tools 5)

The DISC personality assessment tools, based on the DISC model, are the most used coaching tools. So that we can understand them better, we will begin by reviewing the DISC model created by William Moulton Marston . We will also take advantage of this to highlight the difference between a personality model as DISC model and the assessment tools derived from it.

DISC model and DISC personality

DISC personality assessment tools, the most extended and used in coaching and development of people

We continue, then, this series on tools for coaching with the DISC personality evaluation tools because they are, by far, the most used in the development of personal leadership.

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Coaching tools for the leadership development

DISC, Insights discovery, MBTI, etc.

Introduction. Personality models of personality ‘types’ and ‘traits’

Herramientas de coaching

Which tool is more helpful for you to accompany the client’s development?

During the following articles we will be commenting on different coaching tools typically used in the accompaniment towards personal improvement. Either to facilitate self-knowledge or awareness of strengths and improvement opportunities; and the focusing on development processes.

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