The Success-Oriented, Pragmatic Type:
Adaptable, Excelling, Driven, and Image-Conscious
Basic Fear: Of being worthless, without value apart from their achievements
Basic Desire: To feel worthwhile, accepted, and desirable
Superego Message: "You are good or okay as long as you are successful and others think well of you."
Direction of Disintegration: Enneagram Type 9
Driven Threes suddenly become disengaged and apathetic at Nine.
Direction of Integration: Enneagram Type 6
Vain, deceitful Threes become more cooperative and committed to others, like healthy Sixes.
Source: The Wisdom of the Enneagram