Enneagram 5 with Scott Quigley

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Do you find yourself preferring to stay at home, read a book, and self-reflect? Do you love learning new things, and like to think long and hard on things before acting?  If so you may very well be a five on the enneagram scale. While fives can flourish in a particular study because so much is poured into that, fives also tend to withdraw and hide their emotions, afraid to let others see their true thoughts.  Just as with all the other enneagram types, fives have unique contributions that others just can’t offer.

In this episode I sit down with Scott Quigley.  Scott has studied archaeology and anthropology and is no stranger to studying human behavior.  He helps break down how a five operates and how they think. He explains in detail why fives ask so many questions, how they think and the breakdown of their thought process.  Whether you are a five, live with, or work with a five, you definitely don’t want to miss this inside look that will help you to communicate better as a five or with fives.

“Sometimes the best of yourself, that the world celebrates, is also rooted in our deeper brokenness.” @GCCFoundationIN @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast

Questions asked:

How have you used the enneagram framework to help other people?

What are common questions that arise when you help teach the enneagram?

What is the best way to work with a five?


Topics covered:

How a five things.

Why fives ask so many questions.

How to communicate with a five.

The importance of accepting help.


Quotes from the Show:

“Enneagrams don’t just show you your strengths.” @GCCFoundationIN @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet


“Fives have a distrust of engaging with people.” @GCCFoundationIN @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet

“The journey of being generous with yourself is what ultimately brings out the best in you being a five.” @GCCFoundationIN @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet


“The ennegram often gets used as a self-awareness tool but it can also be used as an awareness of others tool.” @GCCFoundationIN @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet


“There is a physical disconnect between a five’s body and their emotions.” @GCCFoundationIN @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet

“People can call out things in you that you would never notice or recognize.” @GCCFoundationIN @KirbyOGreen #SharpenPodcast Click to Tweet



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