The Enneagram of Personality

The Enneagram of Personality

Logan Jones

Type 8: The Challengers

August 5, 2020   ●   15 min

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Type Eights are intense, the boss - they have an intensity for life and are prone to excess. “Let’s go, let’s get it started” is their energy. They want to remain on top and powerful. Eights make great CEOs because they don’t let feelings or vulnerabilities get in the way of getting the job done.

Their core desire is justice. In health, they protect the underdog. When they are not at their best, they settle for revenge - the idea of “might is right.”

Jesus speaks to the habit Eights have to live out a life of scarcity and lack of vulnerability in his parable of the weeds. Regardless of how frustrated Eights are with injustice, Jesus calls them to wait patiently for his better, perfect justice.

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