ABOUT STRENGTHS IN NUMBERS™

Strengths in Numbers™ is the resource that leaders use to power collaboration on their teams and that individuals use to leverage their greatest strengths.

For teams. Our simple process helps leaders—who observe collaboration challenges on their teams—to build high-performing teams that leverage everyone’s strengths.

For individuals. When you follow our Strengths Practice™ you collaborate better, gain more fulfillment in what you do, create an ideal situation for yourself, and attain optimal compensation for what you offer. Our Personalized Guides help you understand your greatest strengths, how they show up for you, your growth opportunities, and your needs. Armed with this knowledge, you can put yourself in situations where you are most productive, where people around you will be happier, and where you will thrive.

The Nine Types

The basis of the nine strengths types is a personality typing framework of enneatypes—pronounced “any-a-types.” Ennea means nine in Greek. While many frameworks are available to articulate strengths, such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI), DiSC® and StrengthsFinder®, most focus on traits and behaviors. People who work with enneatypes appreciate how they take traits and behaviors a step further by clarifying individuals’ core motivations. When we are highly motivated to do one thing over and over we naturally develop deep proficiency in that area. While we each of possess characteristics of all nine types, we tend to favor one primary type plus one secondary type. Two of these nine core motivations drive each person’s actions more often than the others:

  1. Making Improvements
  2. Meeting Needs
  3. Achieving a Successful Image
  4. Expressing Individuality
  5. Acquiring Knowledge
  6. Managing Risk
  7. Exploring Possibilities
  8. Asserting Boundaries
  9. Maintaining Harmony

About the Founder, Ingrid Stabb

Ingrid StabbStrengths in Numbers™ guides and materials are developed by Ingrid Stabb, the leading expert in the enneagram, strengths and collaboration. She has been featured in The New York Times, Psychology Today, ABC View from the Bay and Wisdom 2.0.

Co-author of The Career Within You (with the author of The Enneagram Made Easy), she also marketed and developed collaboration solutions around the world for companies including Oracle, Great Place to Work®, The Marcus Buckingham Company and more. A proponent of collaboration as a means to personal and professional fulfillment, Ingrid shares her message about collaboration as an essential “glue” of life—and the enneagram as the key to unlocking the “how.”  She is building a movement around #StrengthsinNumbers. Check back soon for updates!

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