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  • Daniel Hope

    Adventures in Heroic Presence

Tech entrepreneur, spiritual educator and Enneagram coach

Sharing ideas and leaning into the Interspiritual Age

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The biggest human temptation…

How are you settling and how are you hiding your light? How will you let your light shine today even if you worry it may make others uncomfortable. We all need to see someone who isn't afraid to let their light shine bright.
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Failure is a massive part of success

Years ago I followed a mentor's advice to create an email folder marked failure...
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The most common way people give up their power…

Don’t give up your power, even if it makes you uncomfortable. We need more people who embrace their power – and then use it for good.
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Archetype Two: The Benefactor & the Parasite

Previously, I told you about Archetype One: The Consultant & the Piddler. Today I am going to tell you about the second archetype of the Enneagram beginning with its illuminated aspect, the Benefactor. The Benefactor Strategy: We succeed when everyone benefits Motivation: Creating value Gifts: Intuiting what is needed If the gift of the Consultant is the ability …

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The 3 Rogue Archetypes that will undermine your leadership

Previously, I described the 9 Illuminated Archetypes of Leadership. I also introduced you to the 9 shadowy counterparts known as the Eclipsed Archetypes. Knowing which set you belong to will give you an unparalleled insight into your own core motivations. It will also shine a spotlight on blindspots you never knew you had. But regardless of what your core …

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Archetype One: The Consultant & the Piddler

If you have any familiarity with the Enneagram and its 9 archetypes you likely have not encountered this naming convention. You may know the first number on the Enneagram, the One, by many names like the Good Person, the Reformer, the Perfectionist or even the Strict Perfectionist as Integrative Enneagram describes it. While these titles …

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Man vs. Machine? Not if we want to survive

As I read Yuval Noah Harari’s book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century I was thrilled to learn of the Centaurs of the chess world, human/machine partners who worked together as a team. My dreams were soon dashed as I read that the machines continued to advance rapidly, evenutally making their human counterparts irrelevant. The Centaurs went the way of their mythological …

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If I forget their names can I still love them?

Last night I had one of those long, sweeping, vivid dreams that take us on a roller coaster of emotions. Toward the end of the dream I had a lucid moment where I was aware that I have a family that I love with all of my being, but I could not in that moment remember who they were...
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Gentlemen, it’s time we talk about Brett Kavanaugh

Using the backdrop of the current political landscape this article lays out a road map for men to acknowledge the incredible power we have for giving women a seat at the table - with us beside them in equality and in community.
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