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A Call to Action: Striving to Create a More Inclusive Culture

TNE Board of Directors |Jun 4, 2020

At its core, the Enneagram is about inner work: awareness, reflection and practice to create spaciousness for understanding, and a deep examination about who we are and what is possible. The Enneagram offers one map, among many, to illuminate the inherent good in each human as we strive to be in relationship with one another. 

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2020 – Where We Are Now
Ed Self |Jul 30, 2020

INTEREST IN THE ENNEAGRAM HAS BURGEONED as new demographics discover its power. Over the past two years, TNE has experienced a 30% increase in program registrations, with many courses at full capacity, and more younger and diverse attendees than in the past. Our new Strategic Plan, prepared in July 2019, calls for TNE to engage a much larger audience in our programs.

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2019 – The Year of Evolution
Joyce Plaza |Jul 30, 2020

2019 WAS A DYNAMIC YEAR OF CHANGE AND EVOLUTION. The progress described in our 2019 annual report is a reflection of many dedicated individuals working in the background to move The Narrative Enneagram (TNE) along the path of transforming lives and creating a more compassionate world. Our entire team stepped up to honor TNE’s history and embrace
the present as we planned for the future.

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Facilitating Social Change from the Inside Out
Ed Self |Jul 27, 2020

In recognition of the growing public outcry around systemic racism and police violence, TNE posted a call-to-action statement last month about our commitment to anti-racism, social justice and equity for all people. 

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Job Opening: Accounting Manager
Ed Self |Jun 25, 2020

The Narrative Enneagram (TNE) seeks a part-time Accounting Manager (AM) who is passionate about our mission to transform lives and build a more compassionate world. We have seen a 30% increase of interest in our programs and are undertaking exciting initiatives to engage a much larger audience and build our capacity and internal systems to support this expansion. We have a team of four employees (expanding to six) and eight faculty and contractors.

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Online Training: An Idea Whose Time is Here!
Sheryl Cohen, PhD |Jun 5, 2020

You never know when Life will hand you opportunities. 

The Narrative Enneagram (TNE) made a commitment in July 2019 as part of our Strategic Plan to create new online learning opportunities for our students over the next three years. Little did we know that we would be given the push we needed to work so quickly …

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Christopher T. Copeland Joins TNE Core Faculty
Terry Saracino |Jun 4, 2020

It is with great pleasure that TNE welcomes Christopher Copeland as the newest member of our Core Faculty, joining Helen Palmer, Peter O’Hanrahan, Renée Rosario and me.

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The Narrative Enneagram - TNE Board of Directors
A Call to Action: Striving to Create a More Inclusive Culture
TNE Board of Directors |Jun 4, 2020

At its core, the Enneagram is about inner work: awareness, reflection and practice to create spaciousness for understanding, and a deep examination about who we are and what is possible. The Enneagram offers one map, among many, to illuminate the inherent good in each human as we strive to be in relationship with one another. 

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The Narrative Enneagram - Joyce Plaza
Zooming the Narrative Way: Socially Separated, Spiritually Connected
Joyce Plaza |May 25, 2020

I recently read a news analysis in the New York Times titled “Why Zoom is Terrible.”  Author Kate Murphy’s message asserts that video meeting applications, although necessary today, can make you feel awkward, and that video conferencing makes you feel isolated and anxious. She argues that images are blotchy and blurring, audio is out-of-sync with the video, and “video chats have been shown to inhibit ‘trust’ because we can’t look one another in the eye.”

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Polly Cherner – In Memorium (1951-2020)
TNE Board of Directors |May 24, 2020

The Narrative Enneagram Community lost a beloved friend and teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area on February 7, 2020, when Polly Cherner passed away in her San Anselmo home following a brief illness. Polly loved teaching the Enneagram. After becoming a Certified Narrative Enneagram Teacher in 2005, she hosted monthly Enneagram Panel Evenings, well attended across generations, in her hillside home and offered ongoing groups and classes for many. 

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The Narrative Enneagram - Ed Self
COVID-19: Official Statement from TNE
Ed Self |Mar 16, 2020

As communities around the world struggle with the global coronavirus pandemic, we are reminded of our shared humanity, concerns and motivations for navigating these stressful times. Faced with uncertainty and unknown challenges, we are all called to practice conscious living in new ways.

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