Ed Zakrzewski, director, Leadership, Learning and Performance, Broadband Communications Sector, MOTOROLA
"This book represents years of application of the Enneagram in actual work settings. It is real, not theoretical. Its strenth lies in teh authors' understanding of how people behave in the office, rather than in a classroom or in workshops. Tallon and Sikora show how individuals are capable of growth in effectiveness at work, in life, and within their own personality."
Michele Abel, AVP, Human Resources, CIGNA
"Awareness to Action helps people identify and correct the fatal flaws that can derail so many careers. It takes you step by step through a process that helps you work from your strengths, stay on track, and reach your potential."
Don Johnson, Regional Vice President, achieveglobal
"Tallon and Sikora hit the mark with this book. Performance improvement in sales management, or any area involves more than knowing yourself; it involves acknowledging your strenghts and weaknesses, taking responsibility for your behavior, and taking results-oriented action. This book shows exactly how to do that. A must read for every manager and every employee."
Mary Kate Harkins, Manager, Human Resources, GlaxoSmithKline
"By combining emotional intelligence with the nine personality types of the Enneagram the authors have created an accurate and useful map to high performance and success. I can't think of anyone who would not benefit from this book."
Tom Forst Corporate Vice President, Lincoln Investment Planning, Inc.
"Awareness to Action provides simple and practical pointers for individuals, as well as important team building insights that will enable organizations to create more productive and balanced teams."
Steve Metzman, CEO, Quaker City Chemicals
"Bulls-eye accurate in its assessment of what holds people back from reaching their full potential and extremely helpful in its recommendations. This book can save your career. Perfect for self-coaching or for people involved in coaching others. I highly recommend it."
How to Use This Book
Chapter 1. The Enneagram: An Overview
Chapter 2. The Enneagram Change Cycle–The Path to Performance Improvement
Chapter 3. Identifying Your Personality Type
Chapter 4. Type One–Striving to be Perfect
Chapter 5. Type Two–Striving to be Connected
Chapter 6. Type Three–Striving to be Outstanding
Chapter 7. Type Four–Striving to be Unique
Chapter 8. Type Five–Striving to be Detached
Chapter 9. Type Six–Striving to be Secure
Chapter 10. Type Seven–Striving to be Excited
Chapter 11. Type Eight–Striving to be Powerful
Chapter 12. Type Nine–Striving to be Peaceful
Appendix A. The Enneagram Emotional Competencies Exemplars
Appendix B. General Recommendations for Growth
Appendix C. Creating An Action Plan
For more information, or to order this book, please visit http://www.press.uchicago.edu