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LOE 081 | Liberator Engineer | The Thrive Factor Book Series

Law of Effortless Podcast Business Marketing Coach Shannon Bush The Thrive Factor Book Liberator Engineer

Meet the Liberator Engineer

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Welcome back to a new episode of the Law of Effortlessness Podcast where right now, we’re celebrating the launch of Amazon Bestseller, The Thrive Factor Book by #businessyoda Shannon Bush! If you’ve been tuning in recently you know we’re getting up close and personal with each of the 12 personal leadership Archetypes for women in business from The Thrive Factor Book and today, we have the pleasure of meeting the Liberator Engineer with guests Helen Hart, Stephanie Powell and Shannon Bush as they share the joys and challenges and strengths this freedom loving archetype presents!

The Liberator Engineer is a lover of engineering systems and processes that result in freedom for herself, her biggest challenge is understanding what freedom means to her in all forms, and when freedom isn’t present she becomes frustrated and can even have something of a volcanic eruption or implosion of anger or illness.

Join Shannon for the inside scoop on the Liberator Engineer from Clinical Hypnotherapist and Neuroscience Researcher Helen Hart. Helen shares when she very first discovered The Thrive Factor Archetypes back in 2013 with the launch of Shannon’s first best selling book and the freedom she found in those pages and understanding that came with it. Helen delights in her love of structure and process which gives her the gift of freedom.

Stay tuned to hear from Associate Lawyer, Stephanie Powell who shares her experience of the Liberator Engineer and how for a long time, she felt like her personality kept contradicting itself but when she met Shannon and learned her Archetypes, she felt a huge shift and as if there was an explanation for who she was. Stephanie shares how she has to rein her Liberator Engineer in from time to time and re-frame her natural impulse for frustration or anger and how she uses her Archetypes in her legal work.

You’ll also hear from the Liberator Engineer #businessyoda herself, Shannon Bush as she shares her experiences of being a structure and freedom-loving Liberator Engineer including how she was surprised to discover this side of herself! Shannon shares how as much as systems create freedom for her, that it’s also very easy for it to be confining and frustrating. You’ll hear Shannon talk about what happens when freedom feels like it’s in short supply – eruptions of anger and frustration, or becoming sick or breakdowns in the carefully engineered systems. You’ll also hear an amazing insight into how the Liberator Engineer bumps up against anything egotistical or ego-driven.

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“You are the one individual that can create the freedom you need.” – Shannon Bush

“Having that structure gives me the freedom to create.” – Helen Hart

“If things aren’t working for you it’s ok to rip it down and start from scratch.”   – Helen Hart

“I choose what kind of day I’m going to have. Is it abundant, or wise?” – Stephanie Powell

“You have to love yourself as much as you love everyone else. You have to be as passionate about yourself as you are about everything else.” – Stephanie Powell

“Get clear on what freedom means to you in all the roles that you play.”   – Shannon Bush

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here 

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with the Liberator Engineers Here

www.helenhart.com.au – Helen Hart

www.meredithlawyers.com.au – Stephanie Powell

Connect with Shannon in these Cool Places

Creative Possibility www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business http://bit.ly/tecircle

Email thrive@creativepossibility.com.au with your comments, questions and episode suggestions!

LOE 080 | Inspirer Believer | The Thrive Factor Book Series

Inspirer Believer Archetypes The Thrive Factor Book Coach Mentor Shannon Bush Perth

Meet the Inspirer Believer

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Welcome to episode 080, and the third Archetype the Inspirer Believer with your #businessyoda and now Amazon #1 Bestselling Author for the second time with a solo book – The Thrive Factor, Shannon Bush!

The Thrive Factor features 12 personal leadership Archetypes for women in business. Today we meet the Inspirer Believer, you know her as the cheerleader and champion of optimism. She throws herself into things she is passionate about but can become burned out quickly. Her greatest lesson is to be inspired by herself and to share that with the world. Join Shannon as she chats with three very real Inspirer Believers – Sheryl, Kimberly and Pavitra.

You’ll hear how Kimberlie has been inspired many times and is now onto her fifth business iteration which began with Tai Chi and is now in textiles. Kimberlie shares how one of her greatest joys with this archetype, is championing and cheerleading her mentees in her work, and being able to see the potential in others. On the flip side, you’ll also hear the challenges she faced in not being able to take off her rose-coloured glasses.

Stay tuned to hear from Transition Mentor, Pavitra who describes the transformation and clarity that discovering her archetypes as overly joyous, and how she has fully embraced this aspect of herself to believe in the unknown more than what is known and in surrendering to the flow of life and creating from there. Pavitra also shares her challenges – acknowledging how easy it is for her to be inspired and to inspire others, and not having healthy boundaries to support it. Pavitra also shares how she is challenged by the logical mind trying to fathom many of the qualities, ideas and creativity of the Inspirer Believer as they are so intangible.

Keep listening to hear from Graphic Designer Sheryl Young, who shares the joy of being so excited in the beginning of new projects, and the challenge of that huge amount of energy burning up so quickly and burning out fast. Sheryl also shares how she’s embraced a side of herself to cheer on her clients and using it to grow her own confidence and having permission to be authentic to herself.  

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“The energy of the Inspirer Believer is about balance, about what’s best for everyone not just ourselves.” – Kimberlie

“The inspiration is in everything in life it’s all around us and in the air we breathe.” – Pavitra

“Allow yourself to be authentically you.” – Sheryl

Connect with our Inspirer Believer’s Here

www.brightcrafts.com.au Kimberlie Clare-Campbell

www.pavitraguru.com – Pavitra Guru

www.nevertheless.com.au – Sheryl Young

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book and Profiling

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in these places:

Creative Possibility www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business http://bit.ly/tecircle

Email thrive@creativepossibility.com.au with your comments, questions and episode suggestions!

LOE 079 | Heroine Adventurer | The Thrive Factor Book Series

Heroine Adventurer, The Thrive Factor Book, Archetypes, LOE Podcast, Business Coach Shannon Bush

Meet The Heroine Adventurer

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Welcome to the second installment of The Thrive Factor book series with your host, Shannon Bush, today joined by Emma Halyer, Tanita Seton, Kelly Weaver – three women with the Heroine Adventurer Archetypes! The Thrive Factor book featues 12 personal leadership Archetypes for women in business.

The Heroine Adventurer is a great lover of the outdoors and nature, she loves to get out there and fiercely defend the underdog and is grounded by being in nature. Heroine Archetypes are also the most competitive of all the archetypes and become incredibly focussed when they have a challenge or goal in mind.

Join Shannon in a delicious discussion with Emma, and what is was like getting to know this side of herself. Emma shares how she always knew she had a wild side, but never understood how she fit in. You’ll hear Emma talk about how she now embraces this part of herself to fight fiercely for her clients and drive her passion – and the challenge of keeping her in balance and not all-consuming.

Stay tuned to learn from Kelly Weaver from Bridal Bling’s experience of getting to know her inner Heroine Adventurer, including being involved with sports, and the fearlessness and loyalty that is fiercely present. You’ll hear Kelly share how the Heroine Adventurer drives action for her, and how rather than looking at a problem she looks to her archetypes to understand where any angst could be coming from.

Keep listening to hear from photographer, Tanita Seton shares how the Heroine Adventurer is one of her favorite archetypes. You’ll hear how Tanita is expressing her Heroine Adventurer by getting outdoors with her dog, enjoying being out in nature to enjoy the headspace it brings her. You’ll also hear the challenges Tanita faces in competing with herself and developing more self-compassion and care so she doesn’t fall victim not-enoughness. You’ll also hear some simple, practical tips from Tanita that will support you to embrace your inner Heroine Adventurer.

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“She was my strength, the passion for more and the reason I left working in a bank.” – Emma Halyer

“Self-love helps to eradicate the competitiveness.” – Emma Halyer

“I look to my ladies to work out which one is making me feel like there’s a problem to figure out which one isn’t happy and from there, it’s much easier to solve a problem.” – Kelly Weaver

“Jump in, enjoy the adventure, and enjoy the ride!” – Kelly Weaver

“It really clicked things in place for me – why I hate being inside the house all day.” – TanitaSeton

“Don’t let it get so full on that you forget to give yourself space. You need to get out in nature.” – Tanita Seton

Connect with Our Heroine Adventurer’s Here

Emma Halyer Financial Architects www.finarc.com.au

Kelly Weaver Bridal Bling www.bridalbling.com.au

Tanita Seton Photography www.tanitasetonphotography.com.au

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in these places:

Creative Possibility www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business http://bit.ly/tecircle

Email thrive@creativepossibility.com.au with your comments, questions and episode suggestions!

LOE 078 | Advocate Rescuer | The Thrive Factor Book Series

Thrive Factor Book Series LOE Podcast Shannon Bush Business Marketing Coach Perth Advocate Rescuer

LOE 078 | Meet the Advocate Rescuer Archetype

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Welcome to the first installment of The Thrive Factor book series of Law of Effortlessness Podcast – last week, you heard Business Coach Shannon Bush talk briefly about each of the twelve archetypes, and today you get to meet just a few of the amazing women Shannon has profiled as an Advocate Rescuer. These women have bravely put their hands up to share their experiences and wisdom after uncovering their archetype as the Advocate Rescuer.

In this powerhouse episode, you’ll meet Yvonne Atkinson, Angelique Bavich, Kylie-Jo Barker who share their stories and insights post-profiling and what it means to them, their strengths and challenges, and how they use the knowledge and insight to create thriving businesses.

Tune in to hear Shannon chat to Yvonne about her Advocate Rescuer as Yvonne describes her first encounters as being hard, frustrating and heavy – and how she now uses the archetype to be the balancing factor to the other archetypes that are present, and how she came to embrace this side of herself.

Keep listening for Angelique’s take on the Advocate Rescuer archetype including her experiences of learning to say no to things, in order to say yes to herself, and how that, in turn, teaches her family, friends, and clients to care for themselves and put themselves first. You’ll also here Angelique speak about the challenges she faces in knowing the difference between helping and rescuing someone.

Shannon finishes this episode with one very special guest, Kylie-Jo Barker who had been part of the Creative Possibility team for a long time. Kylie-Jo shares how learning that she has a voice, and it is valuable and valid has been the biggest blessing, and challenge and how she has learned to recognize when she is and is not using her voice effectively. 

What is the Amazon #1 Best selling book The Thrive Factor about? The Thrive Factor book featues 12 personal leadership Archetypes for women in business, providing valuable information for each archetype on its expression of mindset, marketing, money and magnetism.

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“I have learned to love my Advocate Rescuer. She is an advocate for me.” – Yvonne

“When she’s in her advocate role, when she says NO – that’s when she shows my clients, friends and family it’s ok to look after myself first.” – Angelique

“I have a voice and I can be respected for it.” – Kylie-Jo

Connect with Shannon in these places:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

http://bit.ly/tecircle

LOE 077 | Meet the Thrive Factor Archetypes | The Thrive Factor Book Series w/ Shannon Bush

LOE Podcast Thrive Factor Book Series Marketing Magnetic Business Coach Perth Shannnn Bush

The Thrive Factor Book is Almost Here… and it’s Time to Meet the Archetypes!

Watch this episode as a video also and see Shannon share this awesome info here.

Welcome to a very special episode of Law of Effortlessness Podcast with #businessyoda Shannon Bush! In this special episode, Shannon shares with us the announcement of her new book, The Thrive Factor – with a juicy behind-the-scenes peek at how this book came to be!

In 2013 Shannon published her first book, The Personal Leadership Style after two and half years of research and study in psychology, transpersonal art therapy, and archetypes and the patterns of behaviors and challenges she saw in her clients – her first book introduced the world to the twelve archetypes Shannon uncovered and developed and now, The Thrive Factor Book is here and has superseded it!

The Thrive factor Book is here to help you meet different, or forgotten parts of yourself and to understand challenges and strengths – and to give you permission to own your strengths, challenges, to be more of who you are and want to be, bringing a fierce determination and confidence. Shannon has invited many of the women she has worked with over the years to share their experience of working with their archetypes and the difference it’s made in their lives and businesses – over 48 women sent in their stories and is featured in the book – and you’ll hear from some of them soon.

After publishing the high-level first book, The Thrive Factor is a very in-depth look at each of these archetypes and how they interact with your Effortless Success Zone, focusing on your personal magnetism and inspiration which filter into your business – how people are drawn to you and inspired by you – a little different for each archetype!

Shannon shares how growing up, she realized that in spite of being told to work hard and put in lots of effort for success, she found it difficult and the hard, overwhelming work prevented the beliefs, mindset, and creation of our unique effortless success zone: enter, the beginnings of what Shannon stands for. Standing up for your strengths, acknowledging your challenges, choosing effortlessness – because when you give yourself permission to be in your effortless success zone, even when you do have days where things get de-railed you will have the resilience to “bounce forward.”

Stay tuned to hear an introduction to the twelve Archetypes:

  • Advocate Rescuer
  • Heroine Adventurer
  • Inspirer Believer
  • Liberator Engineer
  • Mediator Diplomat
  • Mentor Teacher
  • Mother Nurturer
  • Networker Connector
  • Pioneer Seeker
  • Queen Ruler
  • Shapeshifter Alchemist
  • Visionary Creator

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“When you give yourself permission to be more of who you are, enormous confidence follows.” – Shannon Bush

“When you give yourself permission to be in your effortless success zone, even when you do have days where things get de-railed you will have the resilience to ‘bounce forward’.” – Shannon Bush

“The Effortless Success Zone is about being who you are – your most naturally magnetic self.” – Shannon Bush

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in these places:

Creative Possibility www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business http://bit.ly/tecircle

Email thrive@creativepossibility.com.au with your comments, questions and episode suggestions!

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What is the Amazon #1 Best selling book The Thrive Factor about? The Thrive Factor book featues 12 personal leadership Archetypes for women in business, providing valuable information for each archetype on its expression of mindset, marketing, money and magnetism.

LOE 076 | Effortless Business and Health w/ Kat Blake


LOE Podcast Perth Business Marketing Coach Shannon Bush Kat Blake LOE Podcast

Episode 076 Effortless Business and Health with Kat Blake, Invigorate Naturopathy

How do you beat the stress and overwhelm of running your own business? We’ve all been there, worrying if we have enough income to pay our bills, clients rescheduling appointments – so, how do we manage that level of constant stress and create our own effortless business?

Join Shannon as she chats with Naturopath, Kat Blake about how she grew her business, implemented a leveraged business model which allowed her to enjoy effortless business, and her best tips for managing stress, fatigue, and anxiety in business.

Kat shares her fears about becoming a full-time business owner from deciding when it was the right time if she had enough money to support it and a strong client flow – and discovered the niche she most enjoyed working with. You’ll hear Shannon and Kat talk about how Kat began to move into a more leveraged business model by hosting events, and the challenges and celebrations that followed from choosing presenters wisely, and getting feedback from attendees on the topics they were interested in, and acting on it to include those topics more specifically at future events.

Shannon and Kat share candidly the challenges of running events from Kat’s struggle with technology and presentation slides that didn’t work, and only allowing four weeks to market the event. Shannon asks Kat how she held it together and kept calm on the day of the event, and you’ll hear Kat’s tips including meditation to calm her breathing and heart rate, and coming from a place of gratitude.

Join Shannon and Kat for a discussion on what makes Naturopathy different from visiting your GP, and how she handles skeptical clients, and how Kat manages to check in with all her clients (including automated emails!). You’ll also get to hear Kat share some excellent tips on managing stress, overwhelm, and anxiety when running a business including:

  • Slowing down – eat mindfully, sit down and slowly eat your lunch.
  • Meditation which will support your mind health, once or twice per week
  • Move the body – go for a walk around the block, move your body

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“Once I niched, I knew what I was saying and it was much easier to market myself to them.” – Kat Blake

“It’s important to choose your team wisely. Just because someone is also a Naturopath, doesn’t mean we are focussing on the same thing and we compliment each other nicely.” – Kat Blake

“More of us should celebrate saying NO. It’s not always a right fit.”  – Shannon Bush

“Remember why you started your Naturopathic business.” – Kat Blake

Connect with Kat in these places:

www.inaturopathy.com.au
www.facebook.com/invigoratenaturopathy
www.instagram.com/invigorate_naturopathy

Connect with Shannon in these places:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

http://bit.ly/tecircle

LOE 075 | Leveraging Radio Opportunity w/ Boss Mode Radio Host Julz Pozar & Shannon Bush

LOE Podcast Business MArketing Coach Shannon bush Julz Pozar Boss Mode Radio

075 | The Opportunity to Leverage with Radio

Welcome to episode 075 of Law of Effortlessness Podcast with your host, #businessyoda and marketing coach, Shannon Bush! Today, Shannon is joined on the show by Marketing for the Bizy Lady Boss Mode Radio Host, Julz Pozar!

Julz is a Perth based Radio Show Host and Brand Marketing Strategist and she supports bizy-ladies with creative, easy to do branding and marketing that is DIY friendly. Shannon and Julz recount how Julz got her start in business with a Perth-based events enterprise seizing the opportunity to specialize in marriage proposals – and the challenges she faced in scaling, overwhelm, and navigating common pitfalls of entrepreneurship. Listen for an in-depth conversation on how Julz narrowed down and nailed her niche. You’ll also hear Shannon and Julz discuss the common mistakes and pitfalls business owners make in their branding.

Shannon also dives into how Julz got started with Boss Mode Radio – and how Julz instantly resonated with the brand and message when she chanced upon their Instagram feed – once again, seizing an opportunity! Stay tuned to hear a delicious discussion on the opportunity Julz has seen in her business and that of her radio show guests as a direct result of being on the radio like:

  • Building a community and growing network
  • Reaching more people and;
  • Opportunity pipelines

Shannon and Julz dive into what makes a great pitch to be a guest, and how Julz finds her guests and what she looks for including:

  • Are they reputable?
  • Researching their content like videos
  • Making sure they’re a great fit
  • Picking a great topic for the show
  • It’s not about who has the most followers

You’ll also hear Shannon and Julz share their perspectives on what separates a good guest from a great guest, and when guests miss the huge opportunity to leverage being on a radio show or podcast. As always, packed with practical actions and tips to make your business effortless!

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“You think you’re failing at the time, but there’s so much learning in it when you let it go and look back.” – Julz

“It’s who I’m meeting in this community and what opportunities or collaborations can come from it.” -Julz

“Listen to some shows before you jump in and pitch, make sure it’s appropriate.” -Shannon

“You can use this opportunity to build trust with your community.” -Julz

“It’s really worthwhile to share your podcast in your newsletters, stories -everywhere. It’s mutually beneficial.” -Julz

Connect with Julz in these places:

Website: www.bizyhub.com.au
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/julzbizybestie/
Instagram: julz_yourbizybestie_au

Connect with Shannon in these places:

Creative Possibility www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business http://bit.ly/tecircle

Email thrive@creativepossibility.com.au with your comments, questions and episode suggestions!

LOE 074 | Recovering from Not Enough w/ Bronwen Sciortino


Law of Effortlessness Podcast Business Marketing Coach Shannon Bush Economy of Not Enough Bronwen Sciortino

074 | Recovering from Not Enough with Bronwen Sciortino and Shannon Bush

Welcome to episode 074 of the Law of Effortlessness Podcast with #businessyoda Shannon Bush and recovering perfectionist Bronwen Sciortino!

Bronwen is an internationally renowned Author, Simplicity Expert and Professional Speaker who spent almost two decades as a high-powered, award-winning executive before experiencing a life-changing event that forced her to stop and ask the question “What if there’s a better way to live?”

Bronwen spends every day teaching people there are other ways to live so they can reduce stress, build resilience and easily make changes in their everyday lives – building to a more meaningful life and improved mental and physical health and wellbeing. Bronwen blogs regularly for global platforms, and has been featured in ‘The Book of Amazing People’, ‘Reboot Your Life – Phoenix Edition’, and ‘Successful Women in Business – Winners Edition’. She is regularly invited as a guest interviewee on blogs, podcasts, radio, Facebook Live, YouTube and member sites situated throughout the world.

Bronwen works with people globally through corporate programs, conference platforms, retreats, professional mentoring and in the online environment. She shares her secrets to success and inspires individuals to simplify their lives and embrace the concept of an economy of enough.

Tune into this episode to hear how Bronwen began the process of recovery from “Not Enough” – you’ll hear how for four years she woke every day, exhausted and losing the dexterity in her hands to the extent she couldn’t hold a glass – and the incredibly powerful moments that changed her life and now have her sharing these insights, globally – and knowing and believing in her wholeness, that she is enough.

Shannon and Bronwen have a candid discussion on the idea of “Not Enough” including how it shows up in self-talk, and the sometimes shocking way we can unconsciously refer to ourselves – and of course, the small but practical ways we can take steps to begin the process of change. You’ll also hear about the heartwarming, and heartbreaking process of writing her books and a lively chat on why we need to stop following prescription self-help that doesn’t work, and learning who we are, and what works for us.

Stay tuned to the end to hear about a special give away for Thriving Entrepreneur Circle members!

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“Stop this following business – you’re stressed and exhausted. Don’t follow what someone else has done, because it hasn’t been made for you. Find your own answers.” – Bronwen

“Remember, you have decades of training in talking negatively to yourself. This will take time.” – Bronwen

“It’s tiny little steps that will make big changes in your life.” – Bronwen

Connect with Bronwen in these places

Facebook www.facebook.com/bronwensciortinoauthor

Website www.sheiqlife.com

Instagram @bronwensciortino_author

Connect with Shannon in these places:

Creative Possibility www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business http://bit.ly/tecircle

Email thrive@creativepossibility.com.au with your comments, questions and episode suggestions!

Shannon Bush | Brionwen Sciortino | The Economy of Enough Book | Business Coaching Mindset Australia