Have A Difficult Problem? Understand The Root Cause with 5 Whys Approach - used by Toyota Motor

Have A Difficult Problem? Understand The Root Cause with 5 Whys Approach - used by Toyota Motor

Why are you stuck? What's holding you back? Do you have a tough problem to solve - in your career or at home? Is there a hurdle that you can't seem to overcome no matter how hard you try? Maybe it's making a presentation at work? Or maybe you're looking to date, but just can't seem to put yourself out there?

"Ask 'why' five times about every matter." - Taiichi Ohno, Former Executive Vice President of Toyota Motor Corporation

With

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#teambusywomanshares: Going solo, the best way to travel?

#teambusywomanshares: Going solo, the best way to travel?

There she goes (solo) again. You've heard this before - the amazing, life-changing stories created when your fellow globe-trotter girlfriends travelled alone; how empowering and transformative it was...and, the freedom!

We got our #teambusywoman community member Peiling to share with us her experiences, as well as some tips on how to get over the fear factor and travel alone for the first time!

I have been travelling solo for many trips now. It’s one of the most liberating

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Sisu - The Finnish Secret to Courage, Stoic Determination & Resilience

Sisu - The Finnish Secret to Courage, Stoic Determination & Resilience

Who's familiar with the Danish concept - Hygge; Swedish way of moderation - Lagom; how about this Finnish concept - Sisu? We speak to Anna Ratala, Head of Slush Singapore on this guiding principle to many Finns. This trait of grit & tenacity not only shaped the fate of the nation during the Winter War; it also continues to penetrate the locals' daily lives.

Of course, we had to ask Anna for some tips to discovering this inner strength and

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Wiring Your Brain For Success: How to Overcome Limiting Beliefs & Tackle the Subconscious Mind

Wiring Your Brain For Success: How to Overcome Limiting Beliefs & Tackle the Subconscious Mind

What’s the subconscious mind anyways?

The function of your subconscious mind is to store and retrieve data…and, more, importantly to keep you safe.

Our subconscious mind is the program that’s always running in the background. Shaped from a young age through childhood and past experiences, many of these programs can contain beliefs that are disempowering (“I’ll never be good enough”), self-sabotaging (“I don’t deserve to be happy”) and limiting (“I’m too old, it’s

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In Conversation with Kayla Itsines - Top Global Fitness Influencer, with 9.6 million Instagram Followers

In Conversation with Kayla Itsines - Top Global Fitness Influencer, with 9.6 million Instagram Followers

Who is this fitness phenomenon who rose from being a personal trainer to stardom by leveraging on social media to build her brand and the largest female fitness community?

  • She's 26.
  • Born & lives in Adelaide, Australia.
  • The personality & face behind Bikini Body Guides (BBG); developed alongside her fiancé Tobi Pearce.
  • BBG includes 28-min workouts & nutrition plans - available online.
  • Has multiple hashtags with over 2m posts each, and lots of transformation before-after photos #bbg #kaylasarmy #bbgcommunity.
  • Created
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I Want To Break Free - developing your self-awareness & letting go of what's not yours.

I Want To Break Free - developing your self-awareness & letting go of what's not yours.

‘Comfort zone’ (noun): a place or situation where one feels safe or at ease and without stress.

Wait, doesn’t that sound perfect? Safety and no stress – aren't those what most of us strive for?! Why then, does comfort zone have such a bad rep?

As already shared by The Busy Woman Project Expert Brett, when it comes to training, stepping out of your comfort zone is your highway route to peak performance (and hence, peak results). But, going beyond

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What is Stopping You from Doing What You Love and Reaching Your Success?

What is Stopping You from Doing What You Love and Reaching Your Success?

We all have the same 24 hours in a day. Why are some individuals able to balance a full time corporate professional career, as well as pursue their passions via side hustles? Why are others able to build successful multi-million dollar businesses as entrepreneurs, and have a happy family, partner & kids at the same time?

What is limiting you from designing the life you love and living life on your own terms? What mindset should you adopt?

Here's 7

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Actionable Insights from Live Panel - LIMITLESS SG: Overcoming Self-Limiting Barriers & Subconscious Biases

Actionable Insights from Live Panel - LIMITLESS SG: Overcoming Self-Limiting Barriers & Subconscious Biases

Many of you (us included) are drawn to stories of 'success'; busy women who are able to juggle multiple roles & responsibilities in life and seem to 'have it all together'. Do they?

AWARENESS. ACTION. IMPACT.

We had the privilege of hearing from our inspiring panelists who are tapping on their resourcefulness to explore multiple interests - to be their best selves and live their most fulfilled lives. Yet, just like you, they have their moments of 'self-esteem issues' and

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Learning to Love Stress? ...and Thrive in the Grind. This is for You - Driven Busy Women

Learning to Love Stress? ...and Thrive in the Grind. This is for You - Driven Busy Women

Driven people, Type As, perfectionists always want to be the best version of themselves, to be successful on their own terms.

However, this pursuit often comes at a significant cost as often times, change & getting out of your comfort zones is required; with stress and anxiety resulting in sleepless nights and general deterioration of health and wellbeing. While it may feel like a detriment, if utilised strategically, stress can become the push we need in order to succeed.

This

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#teambusywoman shares: Self-Doubts & Mommy Guilt, Top Tips By a Working Professional Mother

#teambusywoman shares: Self-Doubts & Mommy Guilt, Top Tips By a Working Professional Mother

We are all ‘working mothers’ – whether it is in the corporate or less conventional sense. We also need to learn to support one another and shake off negative self-beliefs and judgement – whether the latter is coming from ourselves or externally. Working motherhood is a constant juggling act – just as one fire is put out, another one starts burning up.

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Days of perceived control are juxtaposed by the following day of sheer chaos, which leads to negative self-doubt and reflection upon

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Actionable Insights from Live Panel: LIMITLESS HK - Living Consciously & Breaking Free from Limiting Barriers

Actionable Insights from Live Panel: LIMITLESS HK - Living Consciously & Breaking Free from Limiting Barriers

The conscious movement in Hong Kong is growing among lifestyle expat groups and locals – from zero waste influencer-led movements to eco living platforms to conscious festivals like Green is the New Black and sustainable fashion, beauty brands pop-up, The Conscious Collective.

What does conscious living mean to you? Whether you are looking to positively impact the environment in a sustainable manner, foster supporting communities in developing nations or simply, make conscious decisions, adopt conscious consumption habits & live your most

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Useful Tips to Overcome Self-Limiting Beliefs and Achieve Transformational Change & Purpose-Driven Personal Leadership

Useful Tips to Overcome Self-Limiting Beliefs and Achieve Transformational Change & Purpose-Driven Personal Leadership

What are limiting beliefs?

Limiting beliefs are narratives that hold us back from producing our very best results. They take the form of assessments and may concern ourselves, other people or the world in general.
E.g. “I am no good with numbers”, “Men do not listen”, “People will always let you down.”

“I am… / I am not …” are powerful conversations. How you complete these statements will create your reality today and what you as possible in the future. Theses

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[EVENT] RIDE X The Busy Woman Project presents: LIMITLESS - #teambusywoman in Jakarta

[EVENT] RIDE X The Busy Woman Project presents: LIMITLESS - #teambusywoman in Jakarta

Jakarta, 12th May 2018 (Saturday)

I am strong. I am powerful. I can do all I set my mind on. But, together we are more. We can overcoming limiting beliefs, subconscious biases - we can be LIMITLESS! Be a part of something bigger, work on YOU and let your positivity light up someone else’s lamp. Be surrounded by a supportive community of women because you deserve it! Jakarta get ready, we’re coming for you!

Event Format
8:00

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[EVENT] LIMITLESS: Overcoming Self-Limiting Barriers & Subconscious Biases - an Experience by The Busy Woman Project X WeWork, Singapore

[EVENT] LIMITLESS: Overcoming Self-Limiting Barriers & Subconscious Biases - an Experience by The Busy Woman Project X WeWork, Singapore

Singapore, 10th May 2018 (Thursday)

A Live Panel & Women-Focused Investing Workshop Experience

We’re ready to advance gender equality in the workforce and break through our own glass ceiling. Are you?

Being more aware of ourselves allows us to break free of any self-limiting beliefs, subconscious biases and step out of our comfort zones.

We can be LIMITLESS!

Join The Busy Woman Project x WeWork for a night of workshops, networking and fireside chats to break through your own

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Recognize Your Fears & Offset the Excuses with this 10-min Activity

Recognize Your Fears & Offset the Excuses with this 10-min Activity

Limiting barriers are manifestations of fear that hold us back from reaching our potential or our own definitions of personal or business 'success'. Often, the scenario goes like this - I want to do “x”, BUT, insert “fear” (and in many cases, we casually joke that this is an excuse).

We speak with Tricia Yap - Strength Coach, Founder of Warrior Academy, MMA Fighter, Director of Fitness at Goji Studios, Mom-to-be, TEDx Speaker, ex-Bikini Fit #girlboss - overall badass busy

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"I Can't Meditate." Top Myths Debunked; Be The Master of Your Own Mind & Life

"I Can't Meditate." Top Myths Debunked; Be The Master of Your Own Mind & Life

"Meditation", "Mindfulness" - buzzwords in our modern world with the rising uptake from industry thought leaders and key influencers including CEOs in top businesses, startup founders, celebrities to yogis. These two keywords are sometimes used interchangeably. There are many forms of meditation, with mindfulness being a type of meditation, where you bring your full attention to an object.

Are they one of those things where you think you understand, but yet, can't seem to explain in your own words?

It

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The Science: What actually happens when you step out of your comfort zone - by an Olympic Athlete Coach

The Science: What actually happens when you step out of your comfort zone - by an Olympic Athlete Coach

We constantly talk about breaking out of our comfort zones. But why? Why should we be comfortable being uncomfortable? Is it not okay to just stay where we are, happy as a lark?

We got The Busy Woman Project Expert - Brett Taylor to shed some science and light on this - in particular, on our training, movement and physical fitness. With his expertise in training top olympic national athletes, he knows there is no place for being mediocre.

Whether

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LIMITLESS: Stories Overheard - On Self-Limiting Barriers

LIMITLESS: Stories Overheard - On Self-Limiting Barriers

We've been exploring purpose - finding it, living it and creating an impact with it. But many of us find ourselves stuck at the threshold of "living it", being unable to push past a certain invisible barrier, called self-limiting beliefs.

What is a limiting belief?

Beliefs: "an acceptance that something exists or is true, especially one without proof."

This implies that these limiting beliefs that we have, are most likely a figment of our imagination! So why do we hold

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On #livingmypurpose, Self-Imposed Challenges and Support Systems - Advice by a HK-based PhD Growth Coach

On #livingmypurpose, Self-Imposed Challenges and Support Systems - Advice by a HK-based PhD Growth Coach

Catch TEDx Speaker, Growth Coach Dr. Katie T. Larson LIVE at LIMITLESS: Breaking Free from Limiting Barriers & Living Consciously (HK), with #teambusywoman.

In this interview, Dr. Larson candidly shares how she felt moments of “Imposter Syndrome" when she first received her PhD, her take on happiness vs. joy, having the courage to "answer the call", and even on women-related menstrual cycles and how it can affect motivation, cooperation & productivity.

What are some ways you live a purposeful life?

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