Enneagram Sevens are driven by the need to feel fulfilled, while Nines are motivated by a desire for internal peace.
Sevens should be encouraging and clear when communicating with Nines.
Nines should be positive and open-minded when addressing Sevens.
Nines and Sevens tend to avoid conflict and negativity. When faced with an issue, they should try to empathize with one another. Sevens should be gentle and patient with Nines when sharing their perspective. Nines should communicate directly and present several possible solutions.
Sevens are likely to trust Nines who are willing to step out of their comfort zone. Nines should make an effort to pursue new opportunities with Sevens.
Nines tend to trust Sevens who are supportive and encouraging. Sevens should work to build strong personal, emotional connections with Nines.
Sevens tend to be adventurous, outgoing, and confident, while Nines are generally patient, supportive, and accepting.
Sevens offer creative, new ideas to a workplace. Sevens can help Nines feel more confident in themselves.
Nines bring mediation skills to a work environment; they can help remind Sevens to take breaks and relax.
Because they prefer consistency, Nines are likely to be somewhat disrupted by a new situation. However, they tend to adjust after taking time to process the change.
Sevens, however, usually adapt well, as they tend to be intrigued and excited by the positive aspects of change.
Sevens and Nines need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing it when possible.
Sevens should avoid talking over or ignoring Nines, while Nines should communicate problems directly with Sevens, to avoid becoming passive-aggressive or negative.
Sevens and Nines can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
Sevens can motivate Nines by honoring set commitments.
Nines can encourage Sevens by participating in a shared new experience.