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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#livingmypurpose: In Conversation With The Busy Woman Project Advisor, Ong Chin Yin, Grab Singapore

#livingmypurpose: In Conversation With The Busy Woman Project Advisor, Ong Chin Yin, Grab Singapore

If you have ever found yourself being spoken down to, or being disrespected at work, whether woman or man, having to be in that situation is unpleasant and unnecessary. We #pressforprogress, but we can do zilch if we leave anyone out of the conversation. What we, as a collective, should strive towards is building empowering environments for everyone to thrive - regardless of gender, age, race and any other differences that we may have subconsciously (or consciously) singled out.

And

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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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Actionable Insights from Fireside Chat - Living My Purpose Singapore: Living Purpose & Building Purpose-Driven Brands

Actionable Insights from Fireside Chat - Living My Purpose Singapore: Living Purpose & Building Purpose-Driven Brands

Finding your purpose - your why, your reason for being - is a constant discovery & reflection process. Know that it is perfectly OK to not know your purpose, or if it is currently evolving. Purpose is also as simple or as sophisticated as you make it to be.

What's important is to set aside me-time for your growth, exploration and wellbeing - to reflect, be clear of what drives you and what is important to you at whichever stage

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#livingmypurpose: In Conversation with Serial Startup Founder, Chris Chong of SumoStory

#livingmypurpose: In Conversation with Serial Startup Founder, Chris Chong of SumoStory

As with most startups, serial founder Chris Chong's entrepreneurial journey has been a roller-coaster ride. He put off completing his law degree to start up his first venture, Beeconomic - a success story at 21 when the company was bought over by Groupon. Following a number of failed startup ventures, soul-searching and exploring, to bouncing back to the present moment, Chris is ready with his most recent project - SumoStory.

Talk about tenacity, grit and resilience!

Although The Busy

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Embracing Your Vulnerabilities and Staying True To Your Self & Purpose

Embracing Your Vulnerabilities and Staying True To Your Self & Purpose

We are strong, confident, independent and beautiful. But we are also fearful. Fearful of what people think of us. The judgements.

We worry about not being heard or if we are being too overbearing. Fearful of not looking groomed or being perceived as vain... We speak a lot about being authentic, about being true to who you are. But, when we've developed a routine of not really thinking about why we do what we do, it can be difficult to

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#livingmypurpose: In Conversation with The Busy Woman Project Senior Advisor, Nels Friets

#livingmypurpose: In Conversation with The Busy Woman Project Senior Advisor, Nels Friets

If you have ever found yourself being spoken down to, or being disrespected at work, whether woman or man, having to be in that situation is unpleasant and unnecessary. We #pressforprogress, but we can do zilch if we leave anyone out of the conversation. What we, as a collective, should strive towards is building empowering environments for everyone to thrive, regardless of gender, age, race and any other differences that we may have subconsciously (or consciously) singled out.

And as

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#livingmypurpose: Never too young or old to think about your (evolving) purpose - words from an e27 writer

#livingmypurpose: Never too young or old to think about your (evolving) purpose - words from an e27 writer

In Conversation with Lyra Reyes, a writer at e27, Asia's largest tech media platform. Lyra frequently writes the morning editor's note to the readers of e27 - her real, relatable and life / wellbeing-centric musings was what first attracted our own Founder, Jas to reach out to her.

Whether you are an entrepreneur, investor, in a startup environment or a busy bee, read on to be inspired by Lyra's journey and actionable steps for you to start discovering & living your

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#livingmypurpose: Body Positivity & Embracing Strong Female Bodies

#livingmypurpose: Body Positivity & Embracing Strong Female Bodies

In conversation with Kate Telge & Ciara Williams, both fitness trainers in Bangkok, Thailand. We speak to them on their shared purpose of empowering women through health, fitness & wellness – to be grateful for our bodies and embrace what we have.

With all the hashtags like #fitspo going on around social media, the perfect selfies and societal-defined models on how women in certain Asian cultures should look & behave, it is no surprise that women feel pressured to achieve what

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[EVENT] Ignite Your Purpose: #teambusywoman in Bangkok

[EVENT] Ignite Your Purpose: #teambusywoman in Bangkok

Bangkok, 25th March 2018 (Sunday)

Venue: BASE Thonglor // Unit 208 Noble Remix Building 2, Sukhumvit Soi 36

Event Format
11:30am – Registration starts
12:30 – 1:30pm – Connect & Chat: Ignite Your Purpose
1:30 – 2:30pm – Sweat: 30/30 HIIT & Yoga Flow
2:30pm onwards – Refuel & Mingle

Let's get moving, chatting, and IGNITE YOUR PURPOSE with like-minded Busy Women.

Reserve your spot!

Connect & Chat: Ignite Your Purpose

Explore the multiple aspects of PURPOSE - from breathing

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Deriving Purpose from Coaching : John Cheah’s Road to the Commonwealth Games 2018

Deriving Purpose from Coaching : John Cheah’s Road to the Commonwealth Games 2018

Purpose; a theme we’ve been centering around for the past couple of articles in 1Q18. We’ve talked about actionable points to finding one's purpose, how connections are integral in being purposeful, and the importance of finding your ikigai.

Today, we take a look at coaches: the ones hired to help individuals with their goals and move them towards more purposeful lives in various spheres.

Not surprisingly, coaches often live highly purposeful lives, charged with the capacity to uplift

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[EVENT] Living My Purpose: an Experience by The Busy Woman Project X Mojo

[EVENT] Living My Purpose: an Experience by The Busy Woman Project X Mojo

Singapore, 1st April 2018 (Sunday)

In 2018, The Busy Woman Project set its intentions to raise awareness on building resilience; wiñth a focus on overall wellbeing. Why do some people face challenges head on and not buckle? Resilient people have been theorised to possess three characteristics: a firm acceptance of reality; a deep belief that life is meaningful, and exceptional improvisation skills.

The event is conceptualized upon this premise and in-line with 1Q18's theme: Living a Purposeful Life.

What are

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#livingmypurpose: In Conversation With Betina Gozo, Nike Master Trainer, Women's Health Next Fitness Star

#livingmypurpose: In Conversation With Betina Gozo, Nike Master Trainer, Women's Health Next Fitness Star

As a Nike Master Trainer, musician, performer, budding entrepreneur and most recently, being crowned Women's Health Next Fitness Star of 2017 - Betina Gozo is one lady who has managed to weave her different interests and talents together in a way that fulfils her purpose & spirit!

"I’ve been so surprised - just following my passions and doing what I love has left a real impact on people! It has been an overwhelmingly warm year, and the more passion

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2018 theme: RESILIENCE

2018 theme: RESILIENCE

Why do some people suffer from real adversity & setbacks, but are able to bounce back quicker from those challenges?

In 2018, The Busy Woman Project set its intentions to raise awareness on building resilience; with a focus on overall wellbeing.

Resilient people have been theorised to possess three characteristics: a firm acceptance of reality; a deep belief that life is meaningful, and exceptional improvisation skills.

Quarterly focus themes are curated in a manner to encourage individuals to join in

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Actionable Insights from Fireside Chat - Move & Live HK: What is Your Life's Purpose?

Actionable Insights from Fireside Chat - Move & Live HK: What is Your Life's Purpose?

"Move Your Body and Your Mind Will Follow."

Whether through leadership, parenthood, philanthropy, lifestyle choices or championing for a cause like gender diversity, living a purpose first requires one to stand for something.

That means, to be centered and self aware - to know yourself, your values, then identifying your purpose, and following through with action.

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Through a mindful movement & journalling session, the #teambusywoman community explored the word "centered" by bringing awareness to their minds & bodies - using

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Ikigai: “reason for being”

Ikigai: “reason for being”

Ikigai.
A term made up of two Japanese words; “iki” (life) and “kai” (the realisation of what one expects and hopes for). To further grasp the concept of Ikigai, it is helpful to see it as the convergence of four elements: what you love (your passion), what the world needs (your mission), what you are good at (your vocation), and what you can get paid for (your profession).

ikigai

Although originating in Japan, the concept of ikigai is universal; the thing

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#livingyourpurpose: Leading a Purposeful Life. How?

#livingyourpurpose: Leading a Purposeful Life. How?

One of my favourite books is “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor Frankl. Frankl was a Jewish psychologist that survived the holocaust and his moving story is one about survival, resilience and grit.

We often hear about these factors in pep talks and inspirational speeches; however, I often find that the “why” driving your resilience, the “why” to get you up when you fall down, is missing when I listen in.

Read more: On Honing Self-Awareness

Frankl’s short,

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#livingmypurpose: Personal Leadership & Growth - 5 Tips to Find Your Purpose

#livingmypurpose: Personal Leadership & Growth - 5 Tips to Find Your Purpose

“Sheryl didn’t actually play, she just organized the play of others.”

Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg’s brother

In college, I dreamed of being a “manager.” I know, it sounds like a Dilbert cartoon come to life! One of my super techie, successful entrepreneur friends then told me, “one of my biggest aspirations is to make this an amazing place to work for my employees”. That was an “aha” moment for me. My desire to empower people and solve for

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#livingmypurpose: Olympic Athlete, Swimmer Camille Cheng, Hong Kong

#livingmypurpose: Olympic Athlete, Swimmer Camille Cheng, Hong Kong

Camille Cheng represented Hong Kong at Rio Olympics 2016, taking part in the 200-meter freestyle and 400-meter medley.

This authentic, grounded and intelligent lady has demonstrated resilience and remarkable strength, attributing much of her growth to inspiring coaches and teammates, especially while at University of California, Berkeley.

In this interview, she shares her challenges faced, including body image insecurities, as well as the importance of practicing gratitude as a simple, actionable step towards a more fulfilling life.

camille cheng olympics

How do you

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[EVENT] Move & Live: What is Your Life's Purpose? an Experience by The Busy Woman Project X WeWork

[EVENT] Move & Live: What is Your Life's Purpose? an Experience by The Busy Woman Project X WeWork

Hong Kong, 8th Feb 2018 (Thursday)

In 2018, The Busy Woman Project set its intentions to raise more awareness on building resilience; with a focus on overall wellbeing. Why do some people suffer real adversity and not buckle? Resilient people have been theorised to possess three characteristics: a firm acceptance of reality; a deep belief that life is meaningful, and exceptional improvisation skills.

"Move & Live" is conceptualized upon this premise and in-line with 1Q18 theme: Living a Purposeful Life.

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