The Real Planner was founded.
TRP started out as a company that provided physical planners and template inserts to entrepreneurs and professionals who strived to be more productive by tracking their performance metrics.
Become a successful homegrown distributor.
We sold more than 300 planners and frameworks. We collaborated with anatomy to develop customized planners and workshops.
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OUR STORY & PHILOSOPHY
The Real Planner is a social innovation firm that provides workshops & tools to improve the quality of life for all. Our goal is to empower you to be more efficient, expand your capacity to do more, and help you stay motivated. To be productive we believe that it’s important to look at the big picture, while also developing a structure to support the day-to-day tasks and projects that ultimately bridge the gap between dreams and reality.
At TRP, we believe that in order to achieve high-quality productivity, wellness is a key component in maintaining rhythm and balance. We want our clients to be happiest when they are most productive.
MEET THE TEAM
Founder & CEO
Ashley is a corporate entrepreneur, productivity coach, and wellness consultant. She graduated with an Actuarial Science degree and an MBA, and currently works as Chief of Staff at SOCAR Malaysia. As the founder of The Real Planner - Her mission is to help everyone build a quality lifestyle through everyday productivity and wellness habits.
Ashley received the Marie Claire Amazing Women 2018 Award for building her startup whilst climbing the corporate ladder, and for her contribution as an activist in the area of women and youth empowerment. She currently serves as a Board of Advisor at Lean In Malaysia, Emerging Leaders Asia, and Command Tech.
Ashley is also known as a TEDx speaker, Global Shaper, FlyCycle instructor, and the co-founder of Purpose Skin. As a go-getter and educator, she strives to empower people to be unapologetically ambitious and to be the best version of themselves in every season of their lives.
Head of Creative & Marketing
A raffles graduate who studies Fashion Marketing and Management and making content in her spare time. Elsa is The Head of Creative and Content Marketing of The Real Planner. She is currently the communication assistant of Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week. She is also a photographer, writer, and fashion designer for a variety of different fashion labels.
Her major has strengthened her determination and passion to academics as well as other facets of her life. As she progressed in life, she found that her true passions were elsewhere, and she want to share her personal storey through the power of social media. People say curiosity killed the cat, but she believes it is curiosity that drives her lifelong goal to experiment with trends and concepts and share her findings with the rest of the world.
Charis is a community builder that strives to achieve a balance between being an operational and strategy expert. She was awarded the Maxis Star of What's Next award in 2018 for her contribution towards building young talents.
Graduated with an Accounting and Finance degree, she's constantly applying what she had learned in developing FMCG micro-businesses utilizing the power of Social Media as tool. During her free time, she is also involved in various projects and organizations from start-ups, NGOs and youth organizations.
Charis is an avid productivity practitioner with a strong interest in empowering others to become more effective in managing their time and understanding their own motivations.
Shakira is the Co-Founder of Boss Mama, a local maternity apparel company. Now, what started as a side hustle and passion project has become her full-time job with big aspirations.
Prior to launching Boss Mama, Shakira was the Head of Strategic Growth at WOBB, Malaysia’s leading youth career platform. Shakira spent 5 years at WOBB building the company from a small startup to the established company that it is today through innovative and impactful marketing and product development initiatives.
Shakira studied Marketing & Commercial Law at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. She also ventured into charity events in 2015, co-founding and taking on the role of Marketing Director at Alias of Peace.
Kimberly is currently embarking on her new journey as a full time fitness instructor whilst juggling freelancing as a social media marketer and writer. Her fascination with helping others achieve fitness goals and improve their performance has led her to pursue a career in fitness full time. She is also a certified practitioner of neuro-linguistic programming.
Kimberly is a graduate in Law from Brickfields Asia College, University of London External Programme. Deciding that the legal path was not suited for her after graduation, she decided to explore her interest in the entertainment industry and procured a role as an associate producer at ASTRO commercial productions department where she was attached for 4 years.
Looking to expand her skillset, Kimberly then decided to pivot directions to focus on a career in digital marketing. During this time, she was also a part-time fitness instructor at the Ministry of Burn. In the past, Kimberly was also an active volunteer with Lean in Malaysia.
WHAT WE DO
Our workshop modules curated for corporates, startups, and our partners allow participants to
experience a shift towards a higher quality life mindset and habits.
Our classes are conducted by our instructors to restore balance to our daily lives, focusing on meditation, breathing exercise, sound baths, journaling, and mobility workouts
Our programmes are a series of modules geared towards addressing workplace culture and team dynamics including leadership, communication, and team productivity.
Our coaching sessions are all conducted 1-1 for privacy. Each session is customizable to allow you to fully address your gaps and soundboard for new solutions