Enneagram Eights have a core fear and desire centered around strength and control and are often given archetypal names like Challenger, Protector, Trailblazer, Boss, and Confronter.

In this clip, Elliot and Brett narrow down their favorite archetypal names that best capture the essence of Type 8. They debate the degree to which Eights “need to be against” someone or something, discussing the idea of independence, personal sovereignty, and self-mastery that grows out of Eights letting go of the need to control others.

*Except from the podcast Best Enneagram Type Names | Talkin’ Truth Ep. 1