Understanding your Relationship to Money using Psychometric Tools
The journey of self-discovery and self-mastery is a life-long journey. This a both a relief and a commitment; a relief because you don’t have to do it all at one time or even perfectly the first time, and a commitment because it’s something you choose to do regularly, as a practice, for the rest of your Life.
It can take years and years of coaching or therapy to uncover and dig deep into our personal relationship with money including the beliefs we hold about money, the stories we tell ourselves and others about money and the habits we’ve formed in relation to money.
This is why working with psychometric assessments and tools can be of incredible value. These tools are scientifically validated frameworks and methods of engagement that can help to fast-track your self-discovery as well as provide a path of exploration for your money journey.
Introducing The Enneagram
We love the tool called “The Enneagram”. The name simply means “written or drawn” (gram) and “nine” (ennea) which refers to the fact that it’s an illustration of nine different things. It has a fascinating history that goes way back to the ancient greeks and many other cultures too.
As described by the developers of the specific tool, Integrative9 Enneagram Solutions, that we use :
“The Integrative Enneagram creates self-awareness and uncovers the patterns of behaviour that sub-consciously drive and motivate us to act in certain ways. When we make these patterns and motivations conscious, we are able to transcend them and develop richer, more supportive ways of being. Working with the Enneagram empowers individuals to take responsibility for their own behaviours and growth, from a greater understanding of why they act and react the way they do.
As a framework, the Enneagram also speaks to the journey of integration and development in a profound way. It is able to uncover the uniqueness of each individual and his/her journey. It does not only reveal what holds an individual back, but also offers insights into the journey towards strength and liberation, connecting us to our strengths and higher selves.
The Enneagram is, therefore, a sense-making tool or a framework that enables the development of self-knowledge and meta-awareness.”
The Benefits of working with The Enneagram
The benefits are described by Integrative9 as :
- Creates meta-awareness at the level of individual motivation.
- Increases consciousness and self- confidence.
- Enables clearing of core emotional issues.
- Provides a framework for understanding functional and dysfunctional behaviours that stem from core motivations.
- Increases compassion for self and others.
- Uncovers pathways to development and integration.
- Positions individual patterns and behaviours within current and historical context.
- Increases productivity and motivation.
- Creates a language and sense-making framework that stretches deeper than a personality trait-based approach.
- Builds leadership authenticity, potency and impact.
The Enneagram and Relationship to Money
We also love how beautifully working with our own enneagram style can help us better understand what influences our relationship to and experience of money, and provides us with a language and framework for identifying and exploring the motivations, fears, and behaviours that impact how money shows up in our Life today, and our ability to create financial freedom for ourselves.
Introducing The Money EQ
We also love working with the Money EQ tool as it provides powerful insights specifically into one’s attitude to risk, how you spend money as well as how you approach thinking about planning and engaging with financial goals.
The Benefits of working with The Money EQ
- Reveals insights into your attitude towards money, including cognitive and behavioural biases.
- Provides a framework to engage with your attitude to money.
- Helps you better understand why you think and do what you do in relationship to money.
- Facilitates the development and growth of a healthy money mindset and behaviours .
- Assists us in helping you create a financial plan aligned to your natural engagement preferences.
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