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I'm Jim

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Where learning your type is just the beginning of a whole new story...

The Enneagram is a tool for lifelong transformation. If you'd like to move beyond your limited ways of living and relating, the Enneagram is perfectly suited to give you the insight to live your very best life.

About Me

Jim Gum is a Teacher, Trainer, and Coach based in Kansas City. He knows firsthand how easy it is to "fall asleep to your own life", and how important it is to "wake up" to yourself and others around you.

Jim is a certified professional of the Chestnut Paes Enneagram Academy and the Narrative Enneagram. Since learning about the Enneagram in 1991 he has been passionately committed to sharing it as a tool to help individuals and groups write a brand new story... a story of greater self-awareness and compassion.

Three Ways to Engage with the Enneagram

Team Building

Wouldn't it be great if everyone on your team truly understood and appreciated the unique strengths of each team member? Packages for taking your team to the next level.

Personal Coaching

Begin a coaching relationship for individuals and couples to help you bring out the very best for you. We'll use the Enneagram for insights to help you move beyond what you thought was possible.

Training and Retreats

Schedule a half-day or full-day retreat to dive deeply into understanding the Enneagram. You'll be able to take what you learn and enhance all of your relationships whether at your work, home, or with friends.

Let's Get Started!

Let's connect about how to bring the knowledge of the  Enneagram to your life and people.