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Becoming a Self-aware Leader: An Interview with Ian Morgan Cron

If self-awareness is one of the greatest predictors of success (and it is), then practical ways to develop self-awareness ought to be in every leader’s tool box. The Enneagram is an incredibly valuable tool for developing greater self-awareness. Jenni Catron has been a student of the Enneagram for over a decade and has seen first-hand how useful it is in personal and leadership development. Whether you’re already familiar with or you’re new to the Enneagram, listen in to this compelling conversation with Ian Morgan Cron, bestselling author and noted Enneagram teacher about why and how leaders can benefit from understanding ourselves and others better. There’s something here for all types.

In this conversation, you’ll learn…

  • keys to determining your Enneagram type
  • how to utilize knowledge of various Enneagram types in your leadership
  • how each Enneagram type leads
  • the benefits of knowing the personality types of those you lead
  • why you don’t have to sacrifice relationship for efficiency
  • the danger of over-managing and under-leading
  • the power of appropriate vulnerability as a leader

About Ian:

IAN MORGAN CRON is a bestselling author, psychotherapist, Enneagram teacher, Episcopal priest, and the host of the popular podcast, Typology. His books include the novel  Chasing Francis, the spiritual memoir Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me, and The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery. Known for his transparency, humor and depth of insight into the inner workings of the human heart and mind, Ian uses the Enneagram personality-typing system as a tool to help leaders cultivate self-awareness and emotional wisdom. He is a sought-after speaker, thinker and advisor to a growing roster of clients such as the Discovery Channel, Ramsey Solutions, Michael Hyatt Company, Warner Brothers Music, OCLC, among others. He and his wife, Anne, have three children and live in Nashville, Tennessee.

Connect with Ian:







Enneagram Made Simple online course:

iEQ9 Enneagram Assessment –

Typology Podcast – 

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In the Women In Leadership Intensive, working with the Enneagram is one of various experiences coaches Jenni Catron and Alli Worthington will lead group participants through. What a worthy investment to make in your own leadership growth or to recommend to the women on your team.

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