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096 | Sparking Possibility and Winning Business Awards w/ Gemma Moore

Law of Effortlessness Podcast Gemma Moore Shannon Bush Marketing Business Coach Perth

Sparking Possibility and Winning Business Awards with Gemma Moore

Welcome to a new episode of Law of Effortlessness Podcast with your host and Amazon best selling Author of The Thrive Factor Book, Shannon Bush. Today Shannon is joined by Gemma Moore from Red Spark Communications.

Gemma Moore is a spark finder, a word spinner and a marketing strategist who loves helping women business owners find and share their SPARK with the world. She has a BA in Media Studies (Radio & Print) and is a former producer for ABC Radio where she first discovered the magic of stories. Gemma specializes in writing winning business award submissions and creating successful Facebook Ad campaigns and is joining Shannon today to chat all things Business Awards!

We kick off this episode with Shannon and Gemma chatting about perfection in business with Gemma sharing how for a long she felt like a failure for not achieving the success she thought she deserved – and only after delving deeper into her own self was she able to dig out the gold and begin to gain traction – Gemma shares how in 2018 she kept herself accountable by applying for her own business award, and taking time to really look back and see how many people she had helped and what she had accomplished – and celebrating it.

Stay tuned to hear about how Gemma uses storytelling to support her clients in awards and share their brand consistently, Gemma refers to it as “Story Managing”, with looking at how the story of business owner shows up in the branding colors, the images and fonts being used and much more and how in the current climate with so much information available at the touch of a button that the decision to buy comes down to trust – and the role storytelling plays in building it.

Pearls of Wisdom

“I specialize in helping women find their spark. The thing that makes your heart leap forward and lean in.” – Gemma Moore

“There’s no perfect business, or business woman. It’s about what works for you and doing it your way.” – Gemma Moore

“I’ve always seen myself as the bridge.” – Gemma Moore

“We often forget about what happens afterwards, after the awards.” – Gemma Moore

Connect with Gemma in these places:

Website www.redsparkcommunications.com

Facebook @redsparkcomms

Instagram @redsparkcomms

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

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

090 | Queen Ruler | The Thrive Factor Book Series

The Thrive Factor Book Series LOE Podcast Business Marketing Coach Shannon Bush Liesel Albrecht Karen Dauncey Swapna Thomas

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

The Thrive Factor Book Series Law of Effortlessness Podcast Elle Roberts Ashleigh Rae Shannon Bush Pioneer Seeker Effortless Success Zone Thriving Entrepreneur

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

Watch the video series here

>> Thrive Factor Book Video Interview Series

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

The Thrive Factor Book Series Shannon Bush Law of Effortlessness Podcast Mother Nurturer Thrive Factor Archetypes Business Marketing Coach Perth

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

Watch the Video Interviews here

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

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

LOE 078 | Meet the Advocate Rescuer Archetype

watch the video interviews here

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