7w6 (A Complete Guide)


In this article we will discuss 7w6 enneagram. Enneagram is considered as a paradigm which encapsulates the personality types.

It explains the models that how an individual comprehends the world around him and how he manages his emotions.

The system of enneagram explains nine various personality types and portrays all these nine personality types on a nine-pointed diagram that is helpful in explaining how all these types are connected to each other and how they relate to each other.

The word enneagram is derived from Greek language. Ennea means nine and Gramma means something which is in a written form or drawn.

7w6 (A Complete Guide)

Enneagram explains that all of these personality types have a specific view of the world and contemplates the world around them via their own filters or lens.

So, it is now easier, from this, to understand how and why people tend to show a certain behavior in certain ways.

Enneagram demonstrates the chances for the development of personality and also gives the necessary information about getting to know the other people by describing how the fundamental personality suits and reacts to different supportive situations and stressful situations.

Enneagram Type 7

This personality type has been named as The Enthusiastic as those with enneagram seven are mostly enthusiastics regarding everything which have caught their eye.

Their approach towards life is full of optimism, curiosity and being adventurous. These people tend to be courageous and cheerful and chase their dreams which adamant approach.

Yiddish have described their quality as being a kind of brash nerviness.

In fact people of enneagram type seven are creative thinkers and visionaries but this is not seen in them because these people are outrageously have a pragmatic approach and they can get involved in any project involving a large number of people at any time. 

Their thinking patterns are always happening.

They tend to anticipate the upcoming occasions and can produce ideas on the go by doing those activities which are helpful for their mental health which strengthens them to make further plans and bring up new and constructive ideas.

People with enneagram seven are not considered as bright minded through any definition. Although, these people can mostly be sharp minded and can have great conversations and widely read.

These people can think of  different ideas one after another. This ability makes them naturally able to brainstorm and synthesis information.

These people often get invigorated by the flow of ideas and enjoy how instantly ideas hit their minds, favoring wide outlines and the enthusiasm of earlier levels of the creative procedure explore one topic in depth.

These people mostly are bestowed by fast, nimble brains and they can truly be fast learners.

It is a fact that their capabilities to grab information about facts, procedures and languages and their potential to know about the mew manual aptitude.

These people have exceptional abilities of mind and body coordination and manual nimbleness such as, tennis, typewriting, playing piano etc.

All these qualities are blended to convert sevens to the typical “Renaissance person.”

Ironically, people with enneagram seven have an in-depth quest and capability to quickly grasp knowledge.

This ability can be problematic for these people sometimes. As these people are good at holding a lot of various skills easily it creates problems for them to choose between one skill to adopt professionally.

Consequently, these people tend to not give value to their skills and potentials as if they will do so they will have to struggle to polish them.

When these people feel balanced somehow their ability to adapt different skills, interest and their potential to gain knowledge can lead them to extraordinary achievements.

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7w6 (A Complete Guide)

The core of their issues is found among almost all people who belong to this type of thinking centre. These people have lost contact with their internal sense of support and guidance of their requisitenature.

This triggers anxiety in Sevens as well as it does in fives and sixes.

These people do not get the feelings that they are aware of the things they need to do or how they should choose between these things which will benefit themselves and other people.

People with enneagram seven deal with their anxiety in two different ways.

Firstly, they use distractions which means they keep their minds busy all the time. These people can repel the thoughts triggering anxiety away from them to a certain extent as long as their minds are occupied, particularly with positive thoughts, ideas, projects and positivity.

This keeps their anxiety away from them.

These people are staying on the go which keeps them going forward from one experience to the other as their thoughts are driven by activity searching for more stimulation.

This will not be good to say that sevens are not going anywhere being directionless.

These people usually find it joyful to be practically getting things done.

Basic Fear: 

These people are afraid of deprivation and of pain. 

Basic Desire

These people desire to be content and satisfied by fulfilling their needs. 

Enneagram Seven with a Six-Wing is known as The Entertainer. 

Enneagram Seven with an Eight-Wing (7w8) is known as The Realist. 

Key Motivations

These people desire to contain the happiness and freedom for the purpose to always be present while having worthy experiences to keep themselves occupied, enthusiastic and to relieve their pain.

Famous Personalities

 The 14th Dalai Lama, Galileo Galilei, W.A. Mozart, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Amelia Earhart, Richard Feynman, Wassily Kandinsky, Ram Dass, Timothy Leary, Noel Coward, John F. Kennedy, Joe Biden, Sarah Palin, Silvio Berlusconi, Malcolm Forbes, Richard Branson, Ted Turner, Suze Orman, Leonard Bernstein, Chuck Berry, Elton John, Mick Jagger, Fergie, Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Russell Brand, Sacha Baron Cohen.

Enneagram 7 With Six-wing

The mixture of all the qualities of type seven and type six gives rise to most profound people.

Because people with 7w6 find it joyful to travel and gain some exceptional familiarity there is a lot to narrate with these people.

The quality of being willing and open to meet other people makes it interesting to be with them and sometimes even addictive.

7w6 are having exceptional talent. These people are prone to be adjusted in any conversation and engage different people.

These people are well aware of how to reach other people and let them realise that they are being understood and heard.

7w6 are soft hearted people who genuinely care for other people and are still independent and self reliant which is another thing which makes them captivating. 

If the enneagram type seven is neglecting the interpersonal relationships, for 7w6 these interpersonal relationships are a great way of finding stimulation, pleasure and joy.

Resultantly, people with enneagram type seven and with six-wing personality type are good at making good friends and intimate relationships.

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Sevens with the best of their health thinks constructively and productively because these people have a desire to go to any extent to to bear that much resources with them to to enjoy all the luxuries and interesting experiences which life provides them.

But 7w6 have more motivation and excitement of working and enhance their productivity as their main concern is safety. 

7w6 tend to face their responsibilities wholeheartedly being parents.

They make their children learn how to enjoy their lives without disregarding important things.

For example, career, health, studies and overall stability.

As the 7w6 do not love to be sitting inactive and would be always active and willing to engage themselves in some activities.

In doing this they can look extremely active.

7w6 appears to be well organised as compared to the other type seven. These people generally are disciplined and make sure that things at home are in order.

It is useless to advise them to take rest when something is pending. 

People with enneagram type seven do not specifically think about what is thought to be appropriate in society and they tend to enjoy their comfort.

Those who are 7w6 tenf to take their time as they are considerate to estimate about how they came across.

These people are considerate about what they wear, where they live and what they do is all up to date with the appropriate standards. 

People with 7w6 enneagram type tend to neglect their issues instead of facing them in their personal life and at their work as well.

These people do not like conflicts and would behave like everything is going well by sweeping their problems under the rug.

Being a seven these people will get distracted by other means.

And being influenced by the sex-wing they would prefer to maintain relationship rather than to argue with other people.

7w6s tend do a follow through of their professional pursuits.

Those people who have their six-wing strength will probably end their work and be thought to be reliable as compared to the people with a weak six-wing.

7w6 prefer everything to be scheduled which includes their pleasure activities.

They tend to plan in advance to keep the anxiety and boredom away especially when other people are involved.

As a whole, when these people are compared to other types, 7w6 are not found to be aggressive and are much focused about relationships. 

Personality Traits of Enneagram 7w6

Basic Fear

These people are afraid of missing out. These people always wanted to be trusted and honoured but they also sneak out from room to allow for last-minute opportunities.

Basic Desire

These people want to stay happy and fulfilled. They find these happiness in search of joy in every little thing. 

In short, Enneagram 7w6 personalities have following characteristics:

  1. They tend to justify what others do to avoid resentment. 
  2. These people value optimism and happiness. 
  3. They are afraid of missing the opportunities. 
  4. These people find gratitude and satisfaction.

Strengths of Enneagram 7w6

Every personality archetype has strengths and blind spots, and these are often amplified in professional settings where we often encounter a diverse group of people with vastly different backgrounds and value systems.

The strengths which are associated with people of this subtype are as follow:

  • These people are always willing to help. 
  • These people are cooperative. 
  • These people understand what others feel.
  • These people keep calm in stressful conditions. 
  • They are creative thinkers and think quickly. 

Weaknesses of enneagram 7w6

Weaknesses which commonly found in  Enneagram 7w6 personality are that:

  • They easily get influenced by the opinions of others. 
  • They start to feel anxious and doubt themselves. 
  • These people my inclined to be bored at their work and relationships 
  • These people find it difficult to focus on being organised under stress. 
7w6 (A Complete Guide)

FAQs about 7w6 enneagram 

What is enneagram?

Enneagram is considered as a paradigm which encapsulates the personality types.

What is enneagram type Seven?

This personality type has been named as The Enthusiastic as those with enneagram seven are mostly enthusiastics regarding everything which have caught their eye.

What are prominent examples of enneagram type seven?

The 14th Dalai Lama, Galileo Galilei, W.A. Mozart, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Amelia Earhart, Richard Feynman

What is enneagram type seven six-wing?

The mixture of all the qualities of type seven and type six gives rise to most profound people.

What are strengths of 7w6?

These people are always willing to help. These people are cooperative






7w6 (A Complete Guide)

Juanita Agboola

Juanita Agboola is the editor in chief of HFNE and an expert in mental health online. She has been writing about online behavior, mental health and psychology issues since 2012. All Guides are reviewed by our editorial team which constitutes various clinical psychologists, PhD and PsyD colleagues.