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097 | Building a Creative Business w/ Jo Wilson Design

097 | Building a Creative Business with Graphic Designer Jo Wilson of Jo Wilson Design

Welcome to Law of Effortlessness Podcast with your Amazon Best Selling Author and resident #businessyoda Shannon Bush!

Today Shannon is joined by Jo Wilson, from Jo Wilson Design. You might recognize Jo’s work from the beautifully designed, and illustrations from The Thrive Factor Book! After 20+ years of working for various design studios crossing the globe from South Africa to England and across to Australia, I decided to branch out and start my own business. My focus is offering personal quality creative design to help small business owners bring their big dreams to life. What makes my heart light up is creating branding and visuals for businesses that create work that matters and change people’s lives.

Jo is so much more than a logo designer – she’s excited by styling a brand so is personal, beautiful and unique. Shannon chats with Jo about what a visual brand is drilling in deep plucking out the essential ideas and elements of their business and translating it into a beautiful, visual brand.

Shannon and Jo talk about the frustrations of graphic design and the rise of DIY branding with tools and apps like Canva.

Jo shares her main frustration is inconsistency with switching up visuals in tools like Canva, rather than the consistency being built into a brand when working with a Graphic Designer. You’ll also get to hear the best tips on preparing to work with a Graphic Designer, and making the most of the experience and clues that it’s time to bring on a Designer like feeling embarrassed or ashamed to share business cards or refer people to your website.

Pearls of Wisdom

“You have all different aspects of your brand – there’s your voice, the way you write, the way you’re photographed. Your logo is just one part of a larger whole.” – Jo Wilson

“I love the jobs where I get to add more creativity into it…add that extra bit of human touch.” – Jo Wilson

“It doesn’t have to be a whole complete package. It can be little steps by little steps.” – Jo Wilson

“Nature is my biggest inspirations, I go for walks and it’s where I get inspired to do things.” – Jo Wilson

“You can’t compare yourself to other people, they are in completely different places.” – Jo Wilson

Connect with Jo from Jo Wilson Design in these places:

Website www.jowilsondesign.com.au

Facebook @jowilsondesign

Instagram: @jowilsondesign

Find Out More About the Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon here:

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business – bit.ly.tecircle

Instagram

Facebook

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095 | Effortless Thriving w/ Jay Crisp Crow | The Thrive Factor Book Series

LOE Podcast Jay Crisp Crow Shannon Bush Author Business Coach Marketing Coach Perth

Effortless Thriving with The Thrive Factor Archetypes

“I had to learn to celebrate myself and love myself a little bit.” – Jay Crisp Crow

Welcome to another episode of the Law of Effortlessness Podcast with your host and #businessyoda Shannon Bush, today joined by Jay Crisp Crow!

On today’s episode, we’re joined by copywriter and founder of the Crisp Copy Class, Jay Crisp Crow from Crisp Copy. Jay is here to share with us her experience of uncovering and meeting her Thrive Factor Archetypes. She describes the very moment in time when her results came through and she felt a strong ‘YES! this makes complete sense’ when meeting her own Mentor Teacher who now plays an important role in her business.  Jay shares how knowing her Thrive Factor gave her permission to share and give more without fear of overdoing it.  Shannon describes how she first noticed Jay’s Mentor Teacher shining through with a compassionate and generous nature, but also the challenge of not being able to share the knowledge.

You’ll hear Shannon chat about the impact of participating in Jay’s programs in the early stages and watching Jay’s journey progress into what has now become the third round of the Crisp Copy Class.

Jay is also an Advocate Rescuer and describes it as being much closer to her soul and also being over-generous. As Jay stepped into the Advocate Rescuer she learned an important lesson from Shannon: that Advocate Rescuer is a huge advocate for herself and needed to be put to work for herself first, before others. In her business, it takes the form of teaching others to use their voices and amplify them by sharing what they want and need to say and not what is ‘safe’. The Mediator Diplomat is also one of Jay’s Thrive Factor Archetypes, her daughter Ella describes this part of Jay as being the mediator and holder of all things – and the balance to the Mentor Teacher and Advocate Rescuer.

Stay tuned to hear Shannon share how these archetypes create magnetism in business from allowing yourself to use your strengths and grant yourself permission you enter The Effortless Success Zone. You’ll also hear how Shannon profiled Jay’s daughter, Ella and how it transformed their relationship. Jay shares the challenge of having a Queen Ruler daughter balancing learning and using her voice, with growing into a young woman coupled with her Visionary Creator Archetype, Ella is often impatient for life outside of high school to begin.  

Pearls of Wisdom

“I came into an industry that is very competitive. When I let my Mentor Teacher out, compassion came out that changed everything.” – Jay Crisp Crow

“I had to learn to celebrate myself and love myself a little bit.” – Jay

“You’re just learning to be you, and be more of who you are.” – Shannon

“The only thing I’ve done differently to anyone else is that I decided to embrace all of me and build my brand around that.” – Jay

“There are things that you need to let go of that aren’t your gig. They are gold, priceless! Let them go!” – Jay*

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Jay Crisp Crow here

Jay featured in episode 081 of The Law of Effortlessness, Listen Here

Jays Website is here www.crispcrow.com.au

Watch Jay’s Video Interview with Shannon Here

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

091 | Shape Shifter Alchemist | The Thrive Factor Book Series


Law of Effortlessness The Thrive Factor Book Series Shape Shifter Alchemist Kat Blake Christina Cabrera Shannon Bush

Shape Shifter Alchemist Thrive Factor Archetype

Welcome to Law of Effortlessness Podcast with your Amazon-Best-Selling-Author and #businessyoda in chief, Shannon Bush who today, will introduce you to the Shape Shifter Alchemist Thrive Factor Archetype.

The Shape Shifter Alchemist is a chameleon among the Thrive Factor Archetypes. She’s versatile and able to shift into and out of many things, but this ability comes with challenges! She is a woman of magic and mystery, and while she’s able to go with the flow, she can struggle to know who she is in the world. In the business world she can show many versions of herself, or alternatively in business can sabotage herself and go into hiding. She’s magnetic and fascinating to others, but when the Shape Shifter is uncertain in who she is mistrust can build and be pulled away.

Shannon is talking today to Shape Shifter Alchemist Christina Cabrera from Wisdom of Wealth. Christina first met Liberator Engineer, Visionary Creator, Mediator Diplomat, and Inspirer Believer back in September 2015. Christina shares how she’s somehow able to create magic or something out the ordinary that wows people and leaves them asking, ‘how did you do that?!’ she also shares a deeply hidden part of her that felt she couldn’t say that things came easily to her, and conversely how she easily can sabotage herself especially with technology. You’ll also hear the joy that being a Shape Shifter Alchemist brings in her playfulness, and ability to take easily to the stage.

Kat Blake from Invigorate Natural Therapy joins the conversation with #businessyoda Shannon Bush to talk all about her experiences of discovering her Shape Shifter Alchemist during the course of Shannon’s program Market to Thrive. Kat is also an Inspirer Believer, Liberator Engineer, and an Advocate Rescuer with a sprinkling of the Heroine Adventurer.

Kat and Shannon share the key moment when Kat first recognized the power of her ability to manifest with the ability to manifest things so easily like clients. On the flip side, Kat shares how sensitive the Universe seems to be to her thoughts and actions and what manifests as a result.

Pearls of Wisdom

“Shape Shifters are magnetic and magical, women of mystery and for that reason pull people in. But if uncertain in who she is, she is ungrounded and others a pulled away.” – Shannon Bush

“I can manifest anything I want to.” – Christina Cabrera

“Make friends with your Archetypes and learn to listen to them. They will speak loudly and that’s your queue.” – Christina Cabrera

“It’s not personal when someone reschedules with me, that was a big thing to learn.” – Kat Blake

“Mind your thoughts and what your putting out there because it will manifest” – Kat Blake

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book

www.thethrivefactor.com.au

Connect with Our Shape Shifter Alchemists here

Christina Cabrera’s  Website and Facebook Group

Kate Blake’s Website

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

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