Thought of the Week: Managing Time

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  Indeed, coming up with a to-do list is the easy part. It’s the doing that is hardest. Getting started,  sticking to your goals, ignoring non-priorities, avoiding the allure of unproductive busyness – which of these do you find the most challenging? Is there anything else you would add to the list?

Friday Feature: Helping Others Find Meaning and Joy at Work

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Heng Teng Teng is the founder and owner of GROW, a boutique firm specializing in career management and executive coaching for individuals and corporate leaders respectively. She found her entrepreneurial spark when she realised what gives her fulfilment in her work, and this now forms the foundation of her business. How it started Teng Teng […]

Want To Start A Business? Here’s Something That Will Help You.

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Hi my friend, were you looking out for the Feature Friday column yesterday? I’ve shelved that this week but it will be back next Friday. Meanwhile, there’s something I need to tell you and don’t want you to miss out on. It’s about your dream of starting a business. I know many of you have […]

Ideas to Turn Mundane Tasks from Dreadful to Delightful

Turn Mundane Tasks from Dreadful to Delightful

No matter how much we love our lives, there are bound to be some mundane tasks that we aren’t too excited about and yet can’t run away from, such as the house chores or some routine business tasks we have to handle. Short of outsourcing them (which is not a bad idea at all), we […]

Friday Feature: Being Open to the Serendipity of Life

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For Christine Buyco-Sy, the journey to being a mompreneur started serendipitously during one of her trips back home in the Philippines where she chanced upon Human Nature, an organic personal and home care brand. After trying the products and falling in love with them, she began working tirelessly to bring the brand to Singapore, where […]

Introducing a New Column

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Hi friends, Tomorrow, we will kick start a new bi-monthly column – ‘Friday Feature’. In this new column, you will read awesome stories of mompreneurs, work-at-home moms and who are actively pursuing their passion. The stories may appear a bit long but it is because I want you to have the details about these amazing […]

How to Deal with Life’s Disruptions

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Last week, I tried to be supermom. I know I’ve said that a MomME’s goal is not to be supermom (defined as the mom who thinks she can do it all and have it all), but ironically, that was what I did and ended up feeling totally defeated and drained. What happened was, my son […]

A Heart-to-Heart Talk About Your Dream

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Often, when I meet another mom for the first time and she finds out that I’m a work-at-home mom, I will usually get this comment, “How nice! I also hope to be a work-at-home mom (or “I hope to start an online business”) so that I can spend more time with my kids.” During such times, […]

The One Habit that Will Help You Become More Productive

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You open your eyes and see the first ray of dawn sneaking into the room through the small slid between the curtains. You give yourself a good stretch and amazingly, you actually feel refreshed. It’s a strange yet wonderful feeling, because it’s been a long while since you feel this way. Picking up the alarm […]

This is What Really Matters in Parenting

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As a mother, I have certain ideals about what being a “good mom” means. This usually comes from looking at what other moms are doing excellently and then aspiring to do likewise. Yet I often end up feeling inadequate. But through an online course I participated in, I had a liberating a-ha moment and learnt […]