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Type 3: The Achiever - The Enneagram Institute

The Achiever

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 DisintegrationEnneagram Type 9
Driven Threes suddenly become disengaged and apathetic at Nine.
Direction of IntegrationEnneagram Type 6
Vain, deceitful Threes become more cooperative and committed to others, like healthy Sixes.

Source: The Wisdom of the Enneagram