As I read Yuval Noah Harari’s book I was thrilled to learn of the Centaurs of the chess world, human/machine partners who worked together as a team. …

Yesterday I told you about Archetype One: The Consultant & the Piddler. Today I am going to tell you about the second archetype of the Enneagram beginning with its illuminated aspect, the Benefactor.

The Benefactor

Strategy: We succeed when everyone benefits

Motivation: Creating value

Gifts: Intuiting what is needed

If the gift…

If you have any familiarity with the Enneagram and its 9 archetypes you likely have not encountered this naming convention. You may know the first number on the Enneagram, the One, by many names like the Good Person, the Reformer, the Perfectionist or even the Strict Perfectionist as Integrative Enneagram…

Previously, I described the 9 Illuminated Archetypes of Leadership. I also introduced you to the 9 shadowy counterparts known as the Eclipsed Archetypes. Knowing which set you belong to will give you an unparalleled insight into your own core motivations. …

Previously I spoke about the importance of archetypal thinking in leadership. In this article I will briefly describe each of the 9 Archetypes of a Leader.

A New Language for Leaders

What I am proposing is a new language that leaders can use that accesses something that appeals to but…

The Rise of the Universal Superhero

Our recent Mystic Heart Wisdom School retreat was on the grounds of the Oblate Renewal Center in San Antonio. Being All Saints Day the campus was alive with activity. During one of our breaks we went to visit the studio of iconographer Fr. Clyde Rausch. The icon that captured our…

When leaders look at a new book, program or solution to develop their leadership, they are looking for one or both of the following:

  • How to increase strength
  • How to minimize weakness

There are endless resources for both of these approaches, but there is a bigger problem here. While many…

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The Super Chicken Study Part 1: Why Collaboration is the New Competition

Previously we demonstrated through the Super Chicken Study, the importance of cooperation in productivity. In fact, the chickens’ very survival depended on their collective ability to cooperate with one another. …

“Daddy, why are the new chickens going bald?!” was the question my daughter asked as she ran back inside the house.

“Daddy, why are the new chickens going bald?!”

My daughters had just returned from their grandmother’s, excited to go into the backyard and visit the new chickens we had integrated into our existing flock while they were…

Daniel Hope

Trained psychotherapist, spiritual director and tech entrepreneur - bringing it all together in meaningful ways. Husband/Father. danielhope.co

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