Ian Morgan Cron – Part 2 – Enneagram and Parenting

This episode is part 2 of a conversation we had with Ian Morgan Cron and here we focus on parenting and the Enneagram (see Part 1 for how the Enneagram relates to marriage relationships).

Who is Ian Morgan Cron?

IAN MORGAN CRON is a bestselling author, psychotherapist, Enneagram teacher, Episcopal priest, and the host of the popular podcast, Typology. His books include the novel Chasing Francis, the spiritual memoir Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me, and The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery. Known for his transparency, humor and depth of insight into the inner workings of the human heart and mind, Ian uses the Enneagram personality-typing system as a tool to help leaders cultivate self-awareness and emotional wisdom. Furthermore, he is a sought-after speaker, thinker and advisor to a growing roster of clients such as the Discovery Channel, Ramsey Solutions, Michael Hyatt Company, Warner Brothers Music, OCLC, among others. He and his wife, Anne, have three children and live in Nashville, Tennessee.

Enneagram Resources

Firstly, discover more about Ian and his resources on his website, here:


Furthermore, a quote from the Table of Contents of The Road Back to You captures the flavour of this book:

“The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves.”  – Thomas Merton

In simple terms, “the Enneagram is an ancient personality typing system and it helps people understand who they are and what makes them tick.” – p 10

To learn more about the Enneagram and how it has helped people from all walks of life, then don’t miss out on Ian’s highly-acclaimed podcast, Typology.  The podcast link is here:


The iEQ9 is a high quality online Enneagram assessment questionnaire and you can find it here:

iEQ9 Assessment: https://ianmorgancron.com/assessment – discount code IMC10

As well, Ian offers a super-helpful online enneagram course in conjunction with Business Made Simple at this link:

Enneagram Made Simple: https://enneagrammadesimple.com

Lastly, if you are interested in a podcast overview of the enneagram and its application in the business space, then check out the 2- part podcast between Donald Miller and Ian Cron on the Building a Storybrand podcast.  Part 1 is here:


For more of Ian’s wise and practical advice for parents, then be sure to check out his new YouTube series:

YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/imcron — Enneagram and Parenting Series

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