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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

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

The Mediator Diplomat

Mediator Diplomat

The Innate Potential Model has at its core 12 archetypal Personal Leadership types featured in the international best selling book Personal Leadership Style: How To Lead Your Life With Effortless Happiness, Confidence And Purpose

The key message and personal leadership lesson of the Mediator Diplomat is ‘finding balance in all things’ Mediator Diplomat

Your key innate strengths are

  • An incredible ability to see the fairness in any situation and communicate that with clarity to others
  • You are passionate about ensuring that everyone has a ‘fair go’
  • You have great powers of observation and intuition and a determined desire to seek out the truth so any wrongs can be corrected and justice can prevail
  • You have a unique gift for balancing justice and compassion
  • Easily able to manage a fair distribution of power for all
  • Have a gift for negotiating fairness and strategy in your personal and professional life, with a keen respect displayed at all times for both sides of an argument or situation
  • You understand and are able to enforce, with balance and harmony, the universal laws of justice and truth in any society, whilst remaining professional, diplomatic and respectful of others needs, wants and desires
  • You live with and demonstrate the highest of integrity in any situation
  • You adopt a unique definition of fairness; When all parties involved surrender their personal agendas in favour of the greater good for the entire group, even if that is simply two individuals.  In this instance there is a commitment to the whole, to creating and maintaining a wholistic harmony, with trust in the wisdom of the whole of anything and everything