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090 | Queen Ruler | The Thrive Factor Book Series

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Queen Ruler 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 Queen Ruler Thrive Factor Archetype.

We begin this podcast by exploring who the Queen Ruler is – a woman with a regal presence. This woman loves the finer things in life, and enjoys beautifully designed things in their life. If you’ve ever purchased anything from a Queen Ruler, you might have noticed how high-quality the experience is! Queen Rulers often make decisions free from emotion,  a unique trait among the Thrive Factor Archetypes, and they are strong characters.

We first meet Karen Dauncey from Blue Cherry, a service that helps businesses get found online. Karen tells us how she felt an immediate kinship to her Queen Ruler meeting her first two years ago. Karen is also an Inspirer Believer and a Mediator Diplomat. Karen shares the strengths she has as a Queen Ruler, like making hard decisions in business that aren’t affected by emotion enabling her to make the changes she’s needed to. Karen also shares another strength in being able to easily delegate things.

We’re joined next by Liesel Albrecht from Retreats at Resorts. Liesel first met her Queen Ruler with a sigh of relief and excitement three years ago. Liesel also identifies as a Mentor Teacher, Inspirer Believer, and Shape Shifter Alchemist – which Liesel loves the balance each bring to the table. Liesel shares great insight about when things feel like the wheels are coming off, to use the mantra “it’s ok. I’m building an Empire.” That has supported her through tough business moments.

We’re joined lastly by Swapna Thomas. Swapna works with rebels to embrace and work in their zone of expertise. Swapna first met Shannon four years ago, connecting in the online business world. Swapna is also a Mentor Teacher and Liberator Engineer – her thirst for knowledge is ‘very real’ indeed with these archetypes!

At first, Swapna was not prepared to be a Queen Ruler and denied it – she rebelled against the idea of a dark queen and the shadow side but as she learned more and more she began to embrace her shadow side. Swapna struggled with the idea of being a Queen, who was she to rule others? Swapna had to learn to own her value and worth and has since gone on the support her clients do the very same thing. Swapna shares the challenges – from feeling threatened by others ‘vying for the throne’.

Pearls of Wisdom

“Queen Rulers are here for big things, but often have doubts about if they have what it takes.” – Shannon Bush

“Wear your crown and own it. Step out, and rule.” – Karen Dauncey

“Not every Queen is an Evil Queen like in Snow White.” Liesel Albrecht

“This is about generous leadership, the positive ramifications and ripple effect.” – Shannon Bush

“When I started to leverage it, and lean into it that’s when it really changed the game.” – Swapna Thomas

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au 

Connect with Our Queen Rulers Here

Karen Dauncey Website

Liesel Albrecht Website

Swana Thomas 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

089 | Pioneer Seeker w/ Elle Roberts & Ashleigh Rae | The Thrive Factor Book Series

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Pioneer Seeker Thrive Factor Archetype

Welcome to the Law of Effortlessness Podcast with your #businessyoda host, Shannon Bush today joined by two cheeky and pioneering women, Elle Roberts and Ashleigh Rae. In this episode, Shannon Bush speaks with Elle Roberts and Ashleigh about the Pioneer Seeker Thrive Factor Archetype. This lady is the early adopter of new ideas and technology and is constantly innovating. She is also cheeky and playful and others can find it difficult to keep up with her. 

Elle starts off the episode with some information about herself and her business, and how its evolved. Elle identifies when she learned about her archetypes and lists them as Mentor Teacher, Inspirer Believer, Liberator Engineer, Shapeshifter Alchemist, and Pioneer Seeker. She shares with us how she felt when she learned what her archetypes were, and how learning them clarified some things about herself.

Elle talks about how difficult it was starting her business as a single mom, and how shy she was about it starting out. She explains how she had to learn the aspects of a business that she didn’t know, and how she reached out to others to join her in her business. Elle shares with us the disadvantages and challenges of being a Pioneer Seeker, and how she wants to learn and try everything. Elle imparts some words of wisdom on us about being a Pioneer Seeker, and how it shapes you.

In part two of this episode, you’ll hear from Ashleigh Rae, her business and how she first came to meet her Pioneer Seeker Archetype in early 2018, along with her other two Thrive Factor Archetypes – the Inspirer Believer and Shape Shifter Alchemist. You’ll hear how at first, Ashleigh didn’t know what to do with the knowledge of her archetypes, and how she didn’t love them or interact with them – and then how she began to embrace them.

She identifies which archetype she has had the most trouble with, and talks about the challenges that each archetype brings into her life. Ashleigh Rae also talks about how her archetypes have helped her, both in her business life and in her personal life. She mentions other personality tests she’s done before, and how she felt like they never really fit her. She identifies the weaknesses of other personality tests and emphasizes how strong the archetype test is and how she uses it to profile her clients.

The episode ends with Ashleigh giving advice for those who share her archetypes, and giving words of encouragement. To hear Ashleigh’s advice, tune in to this episode! And if you’re curious about your archetypes, check out Shannon Bush’s The Thrive Factor Book!

Pearls of Wisdom 

“I’m a huge ideas person, and it took me a long time to wrap my head around this. I had to learn it’s OK to embrace and hug the Bright Shiny Objects.” – Ashleigh Rae

“Your archetypes are a filter to guide you in how you want to show up, and what you want to do” – Shannon Bush

“I often feel like how come there are not more people standing right here with me, and learning about that Pioneer Seeker and that adventurous, you know, just keep going doing the next new thing, was like oh, that’s why it feels like there’s no one next to me. It’s not that nobody wants to be my friend, it’s that I’m in this different space” – Elle Roberts

Find Out More About The Thrive Factor Book Here

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

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Connect with our Pioneer Seekers here

Elle Roberts Website

Artful Business Conference Website

Ashleigh Rae on LinkedIn

Virtually Awesome on Facebook

Connect with Shannon Bush here

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

http://bit.ly/tecircle

087 | Mother Nurturer | The Thrive Factor Book Series

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Mother Nurturer Thrive Factor 

Welcome to episode 87 of the Law of Effortlessness, with your Amazon Best Selling Author and #businessyoda Shannon Bush. In this solo episode, Shannon talks to us about the Mother Nurturer Archetype and how the archetype is not necessarily about being a literal mother of children-its about nourishing and nurturing those she considers to be her family. Mother Nurturers love to feed their family and will endeavor to make everyone feel loved and cared for, welcoming people into her fold like they are family.Mother Nurturers, remember though your greatest treasure and lessons are in self-nourishment.

Today Shannon is joined by two guests, Lyn Uniewicz from The Gifting Pot (all about giving!) and Tracy O’Meara Smith a Bowen Therapist from Silverdale.

In the first interview, Lyn shares her business, the Gifting Pot, a boutique gifting business. Sharing how she met Shannon through a friend, and how she did her archetype profile with Shannon. She identifies the four archetype that she identifies with Queen Ruler, Inspirer Believer, Mother Nurturer, and the Mediator Diplomat. Lynn tells us how she felt when she learned about her Mother Nurturer Archetype and identifies the strengths that come with being a Mother Nurturer, as well as some of the challenges.

We’re joined by Bowen Therapist Tracey O’Meara Smith from Silverdale in part two of this episode, who identifies as a Mother Nurturer, Inspirer Believer, Shape Shift Alchemist and Advocate Rescuer. Tracey shares how liberating it was to embrace the wisdom of her Mother Nurturer and allow this side herself to come to the fore. Tracey shares how she fat out rejected the Mother Nurturer initially but came to see the bigger picture and how shehe needed to come into her own authenticity and voice. Shannon asks Tracey how this shows up in her business, and Tracey shares how she had to learn that not everyone is ready for everything you have to give, andthat having a level of detachment from what happens in her therapy room is never about her personally, but about someone else and gives her clients the room to find and spread their own wings.

Pearls of Wisdom

“Mother Nurturers, the greatest gift you can give yourself is to let yourself nurture you”-Shannon

“I used to feel very guilty about looking after myself first and then looking after others”-Lyn

“I’ve learned in the last twelve months to back off when I need to back off. They know I’m there when they need me, and when they do need me I’m there one hundred percent”-Lyn

“You realize that even though you have the grander vision, its what you integrate and learn along the way.”-Tracey

“I had to understand my own depths…and accept myself for who I am.”-Tracey“Nothing is better than a Mothers love.”-Tracey

Connect with Our Mother Nurturers Here:

The Gifting Pot by Lyn Uniewicz

The Gifting Pot on Facebook

Silverdale Natural Therapy with Tracey O’Meara Smith on Facebook

Silverdale Natural Therapy Website

Learn More About The Thrive Factor Here:

www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au

Connect with Shannon in These Cool Places:

Creative Possibility

www.creativepossibility.com.au

Thriving Entrepreneur Circle Facebook group for women in business

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 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 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

The Thrive Factor Book Launch is happening soon!

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

Super excited to let you know about something very cool that is happening very soon. In fact in the next week or two…

My new book is launching!

After what seems like forever, this book is finally coming to life and the date my team and I are working towards is a Kindle launch for end of January 2019 swiftly followed by the launch of the paperback version.

The best way to be the first to hear how you can get your copy is to register your interest at www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au. We will send an email out as soon as we have more information, which should be very soon.

What’s the book about?  Well if you have followed me for any length of time you will know about the archetypal personal leadership framework I created in 2010 and 2011. It was featured in my Amazon best selling book in 2013, Personal Leadership Style.

Back then I was working with the archetypes with my female clients and focusing on their personal attributes, strengths and challenges. However I was nearly solely working with women in business and so began to map the things I was seeing repeated for each archetype in relation to mindset, marketing, money and magnetism. The information was consistently well received when I shared it with clients and participants in programs like Market To Thrive.

So in 2017 I began taking the dream of writing a new book and started to put the words together. It’s been a mamoth task that has involved many people and it is now so close to being no longer a dream, but a reality.

Over the last couple of years my fascination with thriving has also evolved and deepened/ It seemed only right to me to review what the framework was previously christened. So the archetypes are now referred to as the Thrive Factor Archetypes and this new book is all about you, as a business woman, getting to know yourself, unlocking your effortless success zone and totally thriving.

Cannot wait to hear what you think about it when you get to read it.

For now, though, head to www.thethrivefactorbook.com.au and register your interest.

Let’s get excited about thriving! Totally thriving!

LOE 074 | Recovering from Not Enough w/ Bronwen Sciortino


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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!

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