The enneagram 3 is driven and adaptable. They are extremely goal oriented and value their achievements.
Because of their adaptability, and enneagram type 3 is able to adjust their demeanors to fit into their setting or the group of people around them. Threes are very good at adapting to just about any environment so that they can fit in.
When placed in a setting of various backgrounds- whether it be a diversity of beliefs or upbringings, a personality types’ weaknesses and strengths will be intensified.
Each Enneagram will have different motivators, since they are all driven by different value systems. Enneagram 3 personality is motivated by being valued and successful.
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Every Enneagram responds to stress differently and will have different triggers.
A healthy enneagram type 3 will thrive in an environment that allows them to set goals for themselves and work towards them.
They’ll do well in a work place that allows them to be social and meet new people.
Enneagram type threes like to think up big goals and plan out how they’ll achieve them. They like being able to work hard and take action.
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In the workplace, and enneagram 3 motivates their peers to work hard and achieve their goals. Peers will view these enneagram types as role models due to their optimistic and go-getter attitudes.
If an enneagram type 3 works with another 3, they’ll need to careful because they can become overly competitive with each other.
Enneagram three personality types do well with a partner that encourages them to take a step back and be thankful for the successes they have. Partners who push a 3 to make time for self reflection will find that healthy threes are driven partners.
If an enneagram 3 dates another achievement driven enneagram, both parties will need to make a conscious effort to step away from work and spend time together.
Enneagram 3s are highly motivated and enthusiastic people. Their core values are setting goals, planning out how to reach them, and then taking action.
A three will fear not being valued by someone, and use these achievements as a way of boosting their value. Healthy threes can see beyond this, and know they’re more than just their successes. Unhealthy 3s most likely have a poor work life balance.
On average, threes are hard workers and motivate their peers with their work ethic. If you want to work well along side a 3, acknowledge their successes and encourage them to keep pushing.
In relationships, threes can be social and outgoing when they’re happy. An enneagram 3’s partner will need to consistently remind the 3 to take a step back to focus on their relationship and be thankful for their past successes.
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