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Bonus Episode: Pitfalls in Business by the Enneagram Numbers - THE FIVE

December 28, 2021 Bill Soroka Episode 41
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Bonus Episode: Pitfalls in Business by the Enneagram Numbers - THE FIVE
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Episode 41: This week Linda Frazee unpacks the Type Five of the Enneagram, often called THE INVESTIGATOR

Linda Frazee has over 40 years of experience as a professional speaker, business consultant and executive coach. She is the author, "Full Heart Satisfied Belly," and is founder of Positive Imagery, Inc., a personal and professional development company located in Scottsdale, AZ. Her professional training is in Transpersonal Psychology and Imagery.

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Often referred to as "Observers," the Five on the Enneagram is often quiet and paying attention. If you want to know what's really going on in an organization, talk to the five. When unhealthy, a five can be reclusive and dismissive. Learn more on this episode with Linda Frazee.

12:11   I hear from parents all the time, my kid goes in their room and they don't come out. And I'm worried about them. Well, for some kids that might be a major sign of depression, but a five - that's their normal habitat. That's where they wanna be. They wanna be there. They would like to be in there by themselves. That was a recharge place for them because their core belief is it's essential to conserve personal resources in a world that often demands more or supplies too little.

16:16   Fives - Their strength is they're tremendously observant, logical. They're perceptive, knowledgeable, reasonable, curious, reflective they're many times experts. They like to be experts analytical and synthetic. That means they can put all these different ideas together and come up with new unique ideas. They're self reliant pondering, and they have a very dry wit and fast on their feet.

31:11   With all the types, we tend to project whatever our type is. However, we see the world from our little goldfish view. We think that everybody else sees at the same and it's always a shock to find out they don't.

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