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Meet Ed Self, Our New Executive Director!

TNE Board of Directors |Oct 3, 2019

We are pleased to welcome Ed Self as the new Executive Director of The Narrative Enneagram (TNE), effective October 15, 2019. Ed has the experience, knowledge and passion to continue moving TNE forward in our mission to advance human consciousness through our pioneering Narrative curriculum, which integrates psychology, spirituality and somatics.

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The Narrative Enneagram - Mary Freund
A Report from Our Executive Director: Compassion Is Priceless. Let’s Spread It Around!
Mary Freund |May 8, 2017

“Time provides all of us with the opportunity to change, alter our belief system, and create new perspectives that challenge a person’s character and teach him or her how to become a happier and wiser person.” Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

As I reflect on my first year as Executive Director of Enneagram Studies in the Narrative Tradition (ESNT), Oldster’s quote about time speaks to me about my journey.

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The Narrative Enneagram - Sheryl Cohen, PhD
ESNT Call to Action
Sheryl Cohen, PhD |Jan 10, 2017

It is my privilege and honor to be serving as ESNT’s president for 2017. I succeed Paul Strasburg, who has ably led our Board of Directors to become a well-functioning team. At our recent board retreat we could see, sense and feel that we are truly more than the sum of our parts. We have much work to do to ensure that we continue to be the vibrant and transformative organization that our mission and vision mandate.

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The Narrative Enneagram - Paul Strasburg
Ahshua Bolton Appointed Chair of Development and Fundraising for ESNT
Paul Strasburg |Oct 13, 2016

It is my great pleasure to announce that Ahshua Bolton, a member of the ESNT Board of Directors, has accepted an appointment as Chair of Development and Fundraising. All of us on the Board are sincerely grateful to him for volunteering for this role, in addition to all the other ways he devotes his unbounded energy to our mission of deepening the impact of the Narrative Tradition worldwide.

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The Narrative Enneagram - Mary Freund
A Word from Our New Executive Director
Mary Freund |Aug 27, 2016

More than three months have already passed since I began my tenure as Executive Director of Enneagram Studies in the Narrative Tradition (ESNT)! My days have been filled with learning my new role, understanding all of the organization’s moving parts, and interfacing with staff members, the Core Faculty and Board of Directors. Although we are a small nonprofit, I am in awe of the high level of sophistication, professionalism and teamwork that is carried out daily to ensure that ESNT is meeting its mission to refine and advance Narrative Tradition programs and curriculum.

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The Narrative Enneagram - Marion Gilbert
Taking a Leave of Absence
Marion Gilbert |Jul 29, 2016

After careful deliberation and with sadness in my heart, I have requested a leave of absence from my teaching engagements for ESNT, effective August 15, and will need to postpone my other Enneagram workshops. It is my deepest wish and intention to return to teaching the Enneagram in the Narrative Tradition as soon as I can.

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The Narrative Enneagram - Paul Strasburg
David Daniels Becomes Core Faculty Emeritus
Paul Strasburg |May 31, 2016

Our co-founder David Daniels, MD, is announcing today his decision to move to Emeritus status as a Core Faculty member of Enneagram Studies in the Narrative Tradition. The term Emeritus “recognizes a person of distinction in a profession who retires or hands over the position … but does not necessarily signify that he has relinquished all the duties of the position and may continue to exercise some of them.” Please see his statement below.

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The Narrative Enneagram - Terry Saracino
Thank you, Mary Jo
Terry Saracino |May 24, 2016

Mary Jo Ruccio

It started with a car ride almost eight years ago. Mary Jo was driving Kate Dacy and me to Cincinnati after a training session in which I had announced my desire to create a nonprofit to hold the Enneagram Narrative work. Kate suggested, innocently enough, that Mary Jo might be able to …

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The Narrative Enneagram - Paul Strasburg
Introducing Our New Executive Director
Paul Strasburg |Apr 29, 2016

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Freund as the next Executive Director of Enneagram Studies in the Narrative Tradition.

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The Narrative Enneagram - Paul Strasburg
ESNT 2015 Annual Report: The Year of Integration
Paul Strasburg |Apr 16, 2016

I am pleased to share with you ESNT’s Annual Report for 2015. In it you will find a story of growth and progress in a number of areas important to the development of the Enneagram in the Narrative Tradition

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The Narrative Enneagram - Evangeline Welch
New Webinar Series: The Enneagram in Your Life
ESNT |Apr 4, 2016

The first video in our new series of free webinars is now available to watch online until April 25. The recent “Enneagram in Your Life: The Heart Center” webinar was facilitated by Core Faculty member Renée Rosario, hosted by ESNT Social Media Manager Elizabeth Elkins Newcomer, and featured three delightful Heart Centered panelists.

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