Catherine Hayes


The Art of Self-Management

Leaders must learn to master the art of self-management. Practicing being non-reactive to people and situations that push our buttons is essential to effective and inspiring leadership. When our energy is not spent in reactivity, we can harness it for creative pursuits, providing an excellent example to those we are leading. Being reactive gets in… Continue Reading

The Enneagram – a Tool for Team Development

The Enneagram is far more than a “personality assessment” ( The modern Enneagram is a synthesis of ancient wisdom and modern psychology. It is a very rich system and a powerful tool for transformation which goes far beyond its popularity as a personality typing tool. The Enneagram is not a tool for labeling or pigeon-holing… Continue Reading


As we come into the holiday season I find myself reflecting on the many things in my life for which I am grateful. Sometimes life gets so busy we lose site of the many blessings around us each day. You haven’t heard from me for a while, mainly because my focus has been on caring… Continue Reading


We all hear about how important it is to be present. What is does it mean to be present? What does presence mean to you? When we are present in our bodies, we inhabit the present moment; we are not lamenting the past, or worrying about the future. A touchstone experience for me, along my… Continue Reading

Catherine Hayes accepted into Forbes Coaches Council

Dr. Catherine Hayes, owner of Catherine Hayes Coaching & Consulting, LLC, has been accepted into the Forbes Coaches Council, an invitation-only community for leading business and career coaches. Dr. Catherine Hayes is a dual-Certified Professional Co-Active Coach and Enneagram facilitator. She is a certified Executive coach with the Leadership Circle ProfileTM and the Collective Leadership… Continue Reading

A Tale of Two Inner Voices

Which inner voice do you listen to? How do you differentiate your inner guidance from your inner critic?  When we can differentiate the messages of the inner critic from our true knowing, we can disengage from our inner critic and listen to our inner guidance. It may seem obvious that we can tell the difference,… Continue Reading

Team Dynamics and the Enneagram

Well-functioning teams are essential to productive workplaces. Team members showing up at their best and aligned with the mission and goals of the organization is the ideal scenario. We know the importance of aligning team members and we spend time in strategic planning meetings and retreats to develop mission statements, goals and action plans. While… Continue Reading

Getting out of the Box of your Personality

Expanding your Leadership Potential Dr. Catherine Hayes Many assessment tools help people find their strengths and leadership style. There is nothing wrong with that AND there is a path to freedom from our personality and habitual patterns using the Enneagram. We don’t need to stay in the box of our personality. Enneagram The Enneagram is… Continue Reading

The Enneagram and Leadership Development

The Enneagram is a powerful tool for leadership development. Whether you are an emerging leader, a new manager or someone who has been in a leadership position for some time, the Enneagram can help you to uncover unconscious behavior patterns which will bring greater self-awareness and less reactivity. The more we understand ourselves, the more… Continue Reading

Enhancing our Relationships through the Enneagram

I’m often asked how the Enneagram can be used to enhance our relationships. This is such an important aspect of working with the Enneagram. As we bring more awareness to our unconscious patterns and behaviors, we show up more authentically and are less reactive. Understanding our Enneagram type brings more peace, openness and compassion to… Continue Reading

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