Who are we? Why do we act, think and feel the way we do? How can we become our best, most authentic selves? Welcome to Typology, a podcast that explores the mystery of the human personality and how we can use the Enneagram typing system as a tool to become our best, most authentic selves. Hosted by author, speaker and counselor, Ian Morgan Cron, Typology features interviews with thought leaders from every sphere of life, including renowned Enneagram authors and teachers, psychologists, theologians, artists, business leaders, neuroscientists, philosophers, and more. In other words, we’ll be talking with people who are trying to become the best version of themselves in the world.
Hip-Hop Artist Lecrae's Restoration through Authenticity
We’ve got another great interview today. An entrepreneur, actor, musician, singer-songwriter, and music executive...hip-hop artist Lecrae joins me in a personal conversation about shame and grief. We get really honest about his life, where he came from, what influenced his Threeness, a real identity crisis that he hit at the height of his fame, and what role therapy has played in his healing and restoration.
How Hidden Beliefs Impacted Toni and Carey Nieuwhof's Marriage
What mud do you bring into your relationships? Each of us carries hidden beliefs we adopt in childhood into every relationship. And until we bring that mud, those self-limiting beliefs, to the surface they’re going to work against us as adults.
This week, Toni and Carey Nieuwhof, join me to talk about the unconscious messages that impacted their relationship, identify the seven core issues that tend to take out marriages, and share what they learned while working through their “messy middle.”
Audrey Assad Embodies the Intuitive Wisdom of an Enneagram 9
Enneagram Nines have an innate ability to foster peace with those around them. With their intuitive wisdom and great skill in listening to differences and understanding multiple perspectives, Nines seem to have a leg up on the rest of us when it comes to spirituality.
Artist and multiple Dove award nominee, Audrey Assad beautifully gives us an honest look into the importance of spiritual community, embracing shadow work, and manifesting a non-anxious presence.
Jordan Lee Dooley Owns Her Complex Emotions (Enneagram 3)
National bestselling author, speaker, founder/CEO of the Own It Academy, and host of SHE, a top-rated podcast for women, Jordan Lee Dooley opens up about one of her most challenging struggles, how she is responding to the complex emotions surrounding grief, and learning to let go of the things she can’t control.
We love it when our guests get vulnerable because it reminds us that we are not alone. And, you are not alone.
Morgan Harper Nichols Illustrates the Beauty in Connection
As we navigate the current climate it’s easy to become disconnected. But as humans, we’re actually wired for connection. Connection is fuel for the soul.
And who better to explain the beauty of connection, of togetherness, than artist Morgan Harper Nichols. Morgan’s words illuminate the importance and the challenge of balancing space and connection.
Morgan Harper Nichols is an artist and poet whose work is inspired by real-life interactions and stories.
Aura Bora Founders, Maddie and Paul Voge on the Power of the Enneagram in their Marriage and Work (Enneagram 9 and 7)
Once you understand all nine types of the Enneagram, it becomes an invaluable tool for communication and support in any relationship, with any type-combination.
Our special guests, Maddie and Paul Voge (owners of the sparkling water line, Aura Bora) share how the Enneagram allows them to help each other do ‘work’ within their own type.
• What a relationship between a 7 and 9 is like
• Where their types go in stress, and
• How the Enneagram helps them manage extreme stress