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Every type of personality has its own virtues and limitations. Now, this is not necessarily a bad thing, it just means that if you're not aware of these, they could deprive you of self-growth and achieving certain goals the way you would hope. These limitations are what we call "blind spots" or "success blockers".

Get to know what your blind spots are according to your personality type and some tips you can use to get the most out of your enneagram personality and begin working towards your success!

One - The Reformer


Motivate your people by being more sensitive and generous with compliments. Give clear instructions instead of falling into criticism.

Open up and accept different ways of doing one job.

Accept and forgive the imperfection in yourself and others.

Take some time to practice a sport, to rest and have fun!

Observe how everyone else behaves in a more flexible way.

Two - The Collaborator


Try to use reason over feelings when it comes to business affairs.

Learn to back down. Don't involve yourself in issues that do not correspond you.

Openly ask for what you need, instead of manipulating or fawning.

Wait until someone asks for advice or help before automatically doing it like you're used to...

Learn to say NO and set limits.

Accept work and projects oriented towards working with people, this is your strong suit.

Three - The achiever


Respect other ways of thinking, planning, and working.

Practice honesty, observe your tendency to disguise reality.

Learn to distinguish between who you really are and what you do for a living.

STOP seeking for your own personal goals and focus on your team's or family's.

WORK ISN'T EVERYTHING, save some time to spend with your family and in your social life.

Value people for what they are and DON'T USE them to achieve your goals.

Four - The individualist


Accept, love and value yourself. Work with what you have and stop envying someone else.

Set goals. Be active, organize, and create! Remember that you're more than your feelings; these are only passengers. Avoid being overpowered and ruined.

Stop daydreaming. Stop feeling self-pity. Stop wasting time and get working.

Nothing's personal. Learn not to judge or take any decisions when overwhelmed with feelings.

Five - The investigator


Balance your observation with participation.

Dare yourself to share your opinion.

Learn to listen more and stop thinking of what you'll say while the other people are talking.

Strive to be more generous with your time, information and energy.

Work on yourself and your way of expressing your ideas instead of just shutting out of a conversation when you're not agreeing with it.

Learn the difference between information and knowledge. The former is merely a data accumulation, while the latter is experimenting in your heart and body, making it part of yourself.

Six - The loyalist


Look for different reasons to trust instead of looking for reasons to distrust.

Believe and trust in yourself, in your own capabilities and in being yourself.

Even if you doubt and feel fear, go forward with faith and enthusiasm.

Use your skills as a "devil's advocate" but with the intention of helping!

Be careful with what you say to yourself daily, your words are orders for your brain.

Seven - The enthusiast


Don't make any promises you can't keep.

Choose priorities.

Be disciplined, focus on one thing at a time and commit to finishing it.

Observe the tendency you've got to justify your mistakes and failures without assuming responsibility.

Learn to listen without thinking about an ingenious thing to answer with.

Eight - The challenger


Stop, think, and digest the information before taking an impulsive decision.

Learn to channel your energy in a positive way: help, build, drive, instead of destroying, oppressing, and controlling.

Realize the impact (positive and negative) your energy has on everyone around you.

Remember that vulnerability and sensitivity is more powerful than repression and denial.

Use your vitality and energy to leave your footprint, a legacy others will be able to use.

Nine - The peacemaker


Set clear goals, structure yourself, don't lose time in the little things and finish what you start.

Learn to establish limits, say NO, be more assertive and less accommodating and flattering.

Dare yourself to confront and take small decisions. The more you avoid conflict, the more trouble you'll experience.

DO NOT postpone the decisions you can make. Your people and clients need answers and not just "good intentions".

Express and defend your goals and opinions in a direct and concrete way. Don't devalue them by telling jokes, and seriously commit to act on them.


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