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085 | The Mediator Diplomat | The Thrive Factor Book Series

The Thrive Factor Book Series Shannon Bush Business Marketing Coach Shalini Nandan Adwoa Abban Nat Wright Mediator Diplomat

Meditor Diplomat Thrive Factor

Welcome to The Thrive Factor Book Series, today it’s all about the Mediator Diplomat Thrive Factor Archetype.

This lady is all about balance and will find herself often caught in the middle of a lot of things and as much as she wants to share and help people, when her advice isn’t followed it can get frustrating.

One of the greatest gifts of the Mediator Diplomat that’s often overlooked and undervalued, is that she is an amazing listener that makes those she interacts with not only feel listened too, but also heard. She’s able to see all sides of the whole and all the moving parts, which means she’s able to present different view points that doesn’t always sit well with others. Boundaries are so important for this lady, and more often than not the Mediator Diplomat tends to be a perfectionist, so please, be kind to yourself and put things out there even when they aren’t quite right.

Join Shannon for a wonderful discussion with three Mediator Diplomats, Shalini Nandan, Nat Wright and Adwoa Abban. First up, is Shalini Nandan (featured in The Thrive Factor Book) from Legally Shalini, supporting and educating women to run responsible businesses with the right legal foundations in place.  Shalini talks about the experience o embracing her archetypes from having one idea, and then recognizing that perhaps her initial perceptions needed adjusting. Shalini’s favourite super-power is her ability to listen carefully and allowing a resolution to unfold rather than pushing through and allowing solutions to present themselves.

Keep listening to hear from Nat Wright who you’ve heard previously on episode 058 of the Law of Effortlessness Podcast. Nat is the owner of Verissima Natural Skin Care, where she hand crafts all natural, beautiful skin care products toxin free. Nat discovered her archetypes in a profiling session with Shannon where she found herself nodding along, and feeling a big YES! Over time, Nat’s learned to rein in her Inspirer Believer, and to balance the Mediator Diplomat with her Mentor Teacher archetype. Nat utilizes her archetypes to be an advocate for natural, toxin free beauty products as the Mediator Diplomat and Mentor Teacher compliment each other for Nat to educate and advocate her customers. Nat reveals that she’s been challenged by infinitely high standards that hold her back for not ever having her work feeling good enough and how she’s balanced it by learning to be proud of her work and all she’s achieved, and to celebrate them.

Adwoa first met her archetypes two years ago and describes it as a confirmation of her identity, and how she is in the world. Adwoa is also an Inspirer Believer, Mentor Teacher and Shapeshifter Alchemist. Adwoa shares what she’s learned from being a Mediator Diplomat, particularly with shifting her perspective to walk in someone else’s shoes and see what life is like from another’s perspective, and requiring others to meet her halfway. Adwoa also shares the challenges she faces with having high expectations and standards, often pushing herself further without stopping, and self-doubt.

Pearls of Wisdom

“The Mediator Diplomat allows me to operate from a higher place and raises the bar for people in solving problems.” – Shalini Nandan

“Give yourself a break when it comes to your standards. It’s self-sabotage. Realize that where you’re at and what you’re doing it OK.” – Nat Wright

“Trust yourself and what you know. Be yourself at all times.” – Adwoa Abban

Connect with Our Guests Here

Shalini Nandan: @legallyshalini

Tune into Shalini’s interview with Shannon on episode 053: Navigating Small Business Legals

Nat Wright: @verissimanaturalskincare

Tune into Nat’s interview with Shannon on episode 058: The Accidental Skin Care Business

Adwoa Abban: @quantumphasesconsulting

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 businessh

LOE 083 | Business and Life on Your Terms | The Thrive Factor Book Series w/ Aesha Kennedy

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Connect with Aesha in These Cool Places:

www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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“I could feel myself burning out because I was trying to be visible all the time. I just have to honour consistency on my terms.” – Aesha

Connect with Aesha in These Cool Places:

www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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“I don’t have to be perfect, I just have to nourish myself.” – Aesha

“I could feel myself burning out because I was trying to be visible all the time. I just have to honour consistency on my terms.” – Aesha

Connect with Aesha in These Cool Places:

www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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“I didn’t have a lot of balance in my 20’s and 30’s. I burned out a lot.” – Aesha

“I don’t have to be perfect, I just have to nourish myself.” – Aesha

“I could feel myself burning out because I was trying to be visible all the time. I just have to honour consistency on my terms.” – Aesha

Connect with Aesha in These Cool Places:

www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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“The Shapeshifter Alchemist is a beautiful Archetype for artists.” – Aesha

“I didn’t have a lot of balance in my 20’s and 30’s. I burned out a lot.” – Aesha

“I don’t have to be perfect, I just have to nourish myself.” – Aesha

“I could feel myself burning out because I was trying to be visible all the time. I just have to honour consistency on my terms.” – Aesha

Connect with Aesha in These Cool Places:

www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“The Shapeshifter Alchemist is a beautiful Archetype for artists.” – Aesha

“I didn’t have a lot of balance in my 20’s and 30’s. I burned out a lot.” – Aesha

“I don’t have to be perfect, I just have to nourish myself.” – Aesha

“I could feel myself burning out because I was trying to be visible all the time. I just have to honour consistency on my terms.” – Aesha

Connect with Aesha in These Cool Places:

www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Shannon also asks about the challenges Aesha experiences, including her patience in waiting for an invitation to share her ideas rather than be the first in there and overwhelming her audience. This is exacerbated by the challenge of the Mentor Teacher, who is driven to share all her knowledge but can be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of gained learning and the desire to share great value. Aesha shares how she almost threw away her online business because it felt so hard, but meeting her archetypes supported her to embrace doing business on her own terms, in her own way that worked best for her.

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“The Shapeshifter Alchemist is a beautiful Archetype for artists.” – Aesha

“I didn’t have a lot of balance in my 20’s and 30’s. I burned out a lot.” – Aesha

“I don’t have to be perfect, I just have to nourish myself.” – Aesha

“I could feel myself burning out because I was trying to be visible all the time. I just have to honour consistency on my terms.” – Aesha

Connect with Aesha in These Cool Places:

www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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You’ll also hear Aesha talk about how she never considered herself a Teacher, and it took some time for her to embrace the Mentor Teacher part of herself as coming from a deeper place inside herself. As a Mediator Diplomat Thrive Factor Archetype, Aesha also learned what this meant to her: as a balance to her creative flow, embracing and expressing self-care and nourishment of the mind, body and soul.

Shannon also asks about the challenges Aesha experiences, including her patience in waiting for an invitation to share her ideas rather than be the first in there and overwhelming her audience. This is exacerbated by the challenge of the Mentor Teacher, who is driven to share all her knowledge but can be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of gained learning and the desire to share great value. Aesha shares how she almost threw away her online business because it felt so hard, but meeting her archetypes supported her to embrace doing business on her own terms, in her own way that worked best for her.

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“The Shapeshifter Alchemist is a beautiful Archetype for artists.” – Aesha

“I didn’t have a lot of balance in my 20’s and 30’s. I burned out a lot.” – Aesha

“I don’t have to be perfect, I just have to nourish myself.” – Aesha

“I could feel myself burning out because I was trying to be visible all the time. I just have to honour consistency on my terms.” – Aesha

Connect with Aesha in These Cool Places:

www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Aesha shares how at first, this didn’t make a lot of sense to her but once she learned more deeply about this side of herself it all clicked and she identified strongly with “The Muse.” She also began to see how this showed up for her – when she was off-balance she noticed she was usually uninspired and not her usual creative self, and so made changes to keep herself inspired and full of new ideas and creative possibilities.

You’ll also hear Aesha talk about how she never considered herself a Teacher, and it took some time for her to embrace the Mentor Teacher part of herself as coming from a deeper place inside herself. As a Mediator Diplomat Thrive Factor Archetype, Aesha also learned what this meant to her: as a balance to her creative flow, embracing and expressing self-care and nourishment of the mind, body and soul.

Shannon also asks about the challenges Aesha experiences, including her patience in waiting for an invitation to share her ideas rather than be the first in there and overwhelming her audience. This is exacerbated by the challenge of the Mentor Teacher, who is driven to share all her knowledge but can be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of gained learning and the desire to share great value. Aesha shares how she almost threw away her online business because it felt so hard, but meeting her archetypes supported her to embrace doing business on her own terms, in her own way that worked best for her.

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“The Shapeshifter Alchemist is a beautiful Archetype for artists.” – Aesha

“I didn’t have a lot of balance in my 20’s and 30’s. I burned out a lot.” – Aesha

“I don’t have to be perfect, I just have to nourish myself.” – Aesha

“I could feel myself burning out because I was trying to be visible all the time. I just have to honour consistency on my terms.” – Aesha

Connect with Aesha in These Cool Places:

www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Shannon and Aesha talk about how they met at the Artful Business Conference some years before and re-connected in 2018 in Tuscany, Italy on a retreat together during a workshop Shannon gave at the Intuition Intelligence Symposium before discussing the other Thrive Factor Archetypes present for Aesha, including the Inspirer Believer.

Aesha shares how at first, this didn’t make a lot of sense to her but once she learned more deeply about this side of herself it all clicked and she identified strongly with “The Muse.” She also began to see how this showed up for her – when she was off-balance she noticed she was usually uninspired and not her usual creative self, and so made changes to keep herself inspired and full of new ideas and creative possibilities.

You’ll also hear Aesha talk about how she never considered herself a Teacher, and it took some time for her to embrace the Mentor Teacher part of herself as coming from a deeper place inside herself. As a Mediator Diplomat Thrive Factor Archetype, Aesha also learned what this meant to her: as a balance to her creative flow, embracing and expressing self-care and nourishment of the mind, body and soul.

Shannon also asks about the challenges Aesha experiences, including her patience in waiting for an invitation to share her ideas rather than be the first in there and overwhelming her audience. This is exacerbated by the challenge of the Mentor Teacher, who is driven to share all her knowledge but can be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of gained learning and the desire to share great value. Aesha shares how she almost threw away her online business because it felt so hard, but meeting her archetypes supported her to embrace doing business on her own terms, in her own way that worked best for her.

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“The Shapeshifter Alchemist is a beautiful Archetype for artists.” – Aesha

“I didn’t have a lot of balance in my 20’s and 30’s. I burned out a lot.” – Aesha

“I don’t have to be perfect, I just have to nourish myself.” – Aesha

“I could feel myself burning out because I was trying to be visible all the time. I just have to honour consistency on my terms.” – Aesha

Connect with Aesha in These Cool Places:

www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Aesha is a Shapeshifter Alchemist and embraces this part of herself by teaching Yoga and Meditation, running beautiful retreats in Bali, and Mentoring women to embrace their creative selves. Aesha shares how looking at this thrive factor archetype, made it clear to her confusing it could be for others to know what it is she does, and how for a long time she believed something was wrong and not working until her profiling session with Shannon.

Shannon and Aesha talk about how they met at the Artful Business Conference some years before and re-connected in 2018 in Tuscany, Italy on a retreat together during a workshop Shannon gave at the Intuition Intelligence Symposium before discussing the other Thrive Factor Archetypes present for Aesha, including the Inspirer Believer.

Aesha shares how at first, this didn’t make a lot of sense to her but once she learned more deeply about this side of herself it all clicked and she identified strongly with “The Muse.” She also began to see how this showed up for her – when she was off-balance she noticed she was usually uninspired and not her usual creative self, and so made changes to keep herself inspired and full of new ideas and creative possibilities.

You’ll also hear Aesha talk about how she never considered herself a Teacher, and it took some time for her to embrace the Mentor Teacher part of herself as coming from a deeper place inside herself. As a Mediator Diplomat Thrive Factor Archetype, Aesha also learned what this meant to her: as a balance to her creative flow, embracing and expressing self-care and nourishment of the mind, body and soul.

Shannon also asks about the challenges Aesha experiences, including her patience in waiting for an invitation to share her ideas rather than be the first in there and overwhelming her audience. This is exacerbated by the challenge of the Mentor Teacher, who is driven to share all her knowledge but can be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of gained learning and the desire to share great value. Aesha shares how she almost threw away her online business because it felt so hard, but meeting her archetypes supported her to embrace doing business on her own terms, in her own way that worked best for her.

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“The Shapeshifter Alchemist is a beautiful Archetype for artists.” – Aesha

“I didn’t have a lot of balance in my 20’s and 30’s. I burned out a lot.” – Aesha

“I don’t have to be perfect, I just have to nourish myself.” – Aesha

“I could feel myself burning out because I was trying to be visible all the time. I just have to honour consistency on my terms.” – Aesha

Connect with Aesha in These Cool Places:

www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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Law of Effortlessness Episode 083 |The Thrive Factor Book Series with Creativity Coach Aesha Kennedy

Welcome to episode 083 of the Law of Effotlessness Podcast with Amazon Bestselling Author, Shannon Bush and Creativity Coach and Spiritual Mentor, Aesha Kennedy.

Aesha is a Shapeshifter Alchemist and embraces this part of herself by teaching Yoga and Meditation, running beautiful retreats in Bali, and Mentoring women to embrace their creative selves. Aesha shares how looking at this thrive factor archetype, made it clear to her confusing it could be for others to know what it is she does, and how for a long time she believed something was wrong and not working until her profiling session with Shannon.

Shannon and Aesha talk about how they met at the Artful Business Conference some years before and re-connected in 2018 in Tuscany, Italy on a retreat together during a workshop Shannon gave at the Intuition Intelligence Symposium before discussing the other Thrive Factor Archetypes present for Aesha, including the Inspirer Believer.

Aesha shares how at first, this didn’t make a lot of sense to her but once she learned more deeply about this side of herself it all clicked and she identified strongly with “The Muse.” She also began to see how this showed up for her – when she was off-balance she noticed she was usually uninspired and not her usual creative self, and so made changes to keep herself inspired and full of new ideas and creative possibilities.

You’ll also hear Aesha talk about how she never considered herself a Teacher, and it took some time for her to embrace the Mentor Teacher part of herself as coming from a deeper place inside herself. As a Mediator Diplomat Thrive Factor Archetype, Aesha also learned what this meant to her: as a balance to her creative flow, embracing and expressing self-care and nourishment of the mind, body and soul.

Shannon also asks about the challenges Aesha experiences, including her patience in waiting for an invitation to share her ideas rather than be the first in there and overwhelming her audience. This is exacerbated by the challenge of the Mentor Teacher, who is driven to share all her knowledge but can be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of gained learning and the desire to share great value. Aesha shares how she almost threw away her online business because it felt so hard, but meeting her archetypes supported her to embrace doing business on her own terms, in her own way that worked best for her.

Notable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“The Shapeshifter Alchemist is a beautiful Archetype for artists.” – Aesha

“I didn’t have a lot of balance in my 20’s and 30’s. I burned out a lot.” – Aesha

“I don’t have to be perfect, I just have to nourish myself.” – Aesha

“I could feel myself burning out because I was trying to be visible all the time. I just have to honour consistency on my terms.” – Aesha

Connect with Aesha in These Cool Places:

www.aeshakennedy.com

Brilliant Misfits Podcast

Listen to Aesha’s previous episode on LOE Here:

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Totally Thriving Digital Business Magazine

www.totallythrivingmag.com

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

LOE 082 | The Thrive Factor Book Series with Kerri Duff-Borthen

LOE Podcast The Thrive Factor Book Archetype Series Marketing Business Coach Shannon Bush Effortless Suzzess Zone Kerri Duff-Borthen

Podcast Episode 082 | The Thrive Factor Book Series: Be a Ninja and Love Yourself w/ Kerri Duff-Borthen

Welcome to Episode 082 of the Law of Effortlessness Podcast with your #businessyoda host, Shannon Bush! Today Shannon is joined by Kerri Duff-Borthen from The Shortlister, a recruitment platform for business owners across Australia.

Kerri met her Thrive Factor Archetypes back in 2017, as a Pioneer Seeker, Visionary Creator, Inspirer Believer, Mediator Diplomat, and a sneaky Heroine Adventurer that kept poking and prodding her way to be seen and heard. Kerri spent two years getting to know each one individually and embracing them wholeheartedly. She identifies mostly as the Pioneer Seeker and Inspirer Believer but sees how they each blend together and make up the whole of who she is (see page 205 of The Thrive Factor Book).

Kerri shares how she previously ran a more traditional recruitment agency called Duff Recruitment but found it was ‘eating her soul’ – it was then that she met Shannon and was profiled with her archetypes and began to embrace and utilize her archetypes including the Mediator Diplomat who supported her to create a process that supported both the employer and candidate beautifully through the recruitment process, and using the Visionary Creator and Pioneer Seeker to disrupt the market and pioneer a new way forward in her industry. Embracing these parts of herself had led Kerry to great success including recognition in the form of awards for her work.

But, like all archetypes there are challenges – Kerri shares how she has learned to identify when she’s out of balance, and that her biggest challenge is being hard on herself – and on the flip side, how she brings herself back into alignment when she’s having a ‘dumpy’ day.

Learn More About The Thrive Factor Book

www.thethrivefactor.com.au

Noteable Quotes and Pearls of Wisdom

“It can be really lonely. I tend to be two or three steps ahead of everyone because I can see where people are going and the path they’re taking. I see their potential.” – Kerri

“It can be a really fun, transparent process. It doesn’t have to be gloomy and heavy.” – Kerri

“I can be very hard on myself and quite judgemental, an overthinker and I can be harsh on others. That’s when I know I’m out of balance.” – Kerri

“Many of us are role models now. It can be tough, but often the harshness we feel is self-inflicted.” – Shannon

“Know our archetypes individually. You might identify with one or two more than the others, but get to know them well.” – Kerri

“Figure out what makes yourself shine, and do more of that.” – Kerri

Connect with Kerri in these cool places

Facebook: @theshortlister

Website: www.theshortlister.com.au

Connect with Shannon in these places

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book

www.thethrivefactor.com.au

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

http://bit.ly/tecircle

You Thriving Is My Agenda

Shannon Bush Creative Possibility | The Thrive Factor Book | Business Archetypes for women

With the recent release of my new book The Thrive Factor, writing has been something I have been doing a lot of lately. A couple of weeks back I felt compelled to share something I felt totally needed sharing. I did so in my awesome Facebook group for women in business, The Thriving Entrepreneur Circle. > you can join here if you like and read the post!

Well what I shared rang true for a lot of the Thrivers in the group and i also had a bit of a realisation. I haven’t been sharing much written work here on my blog so I am planning to do more of that moving forward. I have loads to say. Loads to share and what better place to do so in the written word that right here hey?

So between the numerous podcast episodes and sharing of the amazing business women in my community, you’ll find more mindset, money, marketing and magnetism focused articles from me.

And as I embark on a new manuscript (already underway) I’ll share how that is progressing and what it’s all about.

Stay tuned. For now, I hope what you read below inspires you to get out of your own darn way and get on with thriving.

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You Thriving Is My Agenda...
It always has been!

You know what… when you get out of your own darn way and simply allow yourself to be MORE of who you are incredible things happen

when I first began pulling the pieces of the puzzle together to create what is now known as The Thrive Factor archetypal profiling framework in 2010 I had a very clear vision of my intention

I was determined to change women’s lives for the better

I wanted you to have more confidence
I wanted you to have more joy
I wanted you to know your purpose and to express it without needing permission from anyone
I wanted you to be more creative
To be more connected
I wanted you to love who you are
I wanted more curiousity, play and acceptance for you
I wanted you to connect with your innate potential and show it to the world
I wanted you to celebrate more
I wanted you to celebrate YOU more
I wanted you to know your effortless success zone and to choose to be in that space as much as you wanted and needed to
I wanted the world for you, and the stars and every cosmos beyond
I wanted friendship and connection for you
I wanted you to totally thrive

What do I want for you (and every woman in business – in fact on this planet) now?

All of the above personified. I want all of that for you but on a much bigger, bolder scale.

How can you create this and more for yourself?

Get out of your own darn way.

Choose effortlessness.

Choose to totally thrive.

Choose to discover your Thrive Factor

You do not need anyone’s permission
Make the commitment and make it happen

Big love

#BusinessYoda

p.s. photo credit Tanita Seton – Tanita Seton Photography

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What is The Thrive Factor all about? 12 personal leadership Archetypes for women in business and how they impact your mindset, marketing, money and magnetism!

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

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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

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

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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


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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