Social Confoes

Hosted ByDiego Ameerali & Jeanluc van Charante

Social Confoes is geared around getting the personal story behind a person that is inspiring others to do something for themselves. It is a social conversation that gets personal but also touches upon a specific topic of expertise.

Social Confoes is Live every Tuesday at 20:00 (Eastern Time) / 21:00 (Suriname Time):


All Episodes

Social Confoes 040 – The Life of a Digital Nomad w/ Saif Bechan

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc are joined by Saif Bechan Connect with Saif (all his handles are @saifbechan) on: Instagram Episode Overview 0:00 – Introduction Watch the RAW...

Social Confoes 039 – Chasing Curiosity w/ Ananta Khemradj

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc are joined by Ananta Khemradj. A curious heart by nature, she always asks questions and often have her nose buried reading something new. Her curiosity led her to become a journalist and filmmaker with a high interest in politics. Listen to her journey journey has been full of surprises, where one thing is certain: She will always be guided by her curiosity, inquisitiveness and strong desire for learning and telling stories!

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Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 6:36 – Are you a filmmaker or journalist?
  • 9:44 – How did you end up working at a bank?
  • 16:52 – What from the Dutch system could work in Suriname?
  • 24:01 – How do previous projects and career paths impact you now?
  • 27:04 – How to overcome the fear of transition
  • 30:28 – Overrated or underrated
  • 43:24 – How come no one likes economists?
  • 46:54 – What documentary are you working on?
  • 50:05 – If you could interview anyone in the last 2 centuries, who would it be?
  • 54:52 – Closing off

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Social Confoes 038 – Talking with Ineffable Interns

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc are joined by some of the Interns of the Ineffable Digital Internship to talk about their experiences so far.

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 11:56 – Favorite part of the internship
  • 18:20 – Has the internship changed their Social Media perspectives
  • 25:52 – Viewer questions
  • 46:33 – Overrated or underrated
  • 55:45 – Favorite quotes
  • 1:10:46 – Closing off

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Social Confoes 037 – Compounding on Opportunity w/ Moreno Jackson

This week on #SocialConfoes, Moreno Jackson will be joining us to talk about topics as part of the theme, compounding on opportunities: – Finding and applying for scholarships and grants✍🏼 – How to make and maintain professional relationships🤝 – NGO’s vs Businesses💼 – Learning from travel – and we closed off with some NFT talk with overrated or underrated💎

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Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 3.29 – What it means to be an entrepreneur
  • 12:56 – Engineer by day
  • 15:58 – Applying for exchange programs
  • 25:21 – Compounding on opportunities
  • 34:30 – Practical networking
  • 39:43 – Following up on new connections
  • 45:25 – Overrated or underrated
  • 1:01:36 – Closing off

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Social Confoes 036 – From Music Artist to Influencer w/ Shaq.sr

In this episode of #SocialConfoes we talk with Shaquille “Shaq.Sr” Marcus. He is an artist and influencer from Suriname and is signed to the record label Music Steroidz which features other local acts like Benjamin Fayah & BClazic. Shaquille is mostly known for his Rap skills but he also has a more smooth urban commercial sound. Furthermore, he’s an commonly known for his sense of humor in the influencer and marketing space.

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Listen to his music: Music Steroids

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 4:24 – Taking time off from social media
  • 11:30 – Dealing with haters
  • 16:33 – Perceptions and misconceptions of being an influencer
  • 26:15 – Comedy, music, counseling
  • 33:12 – Putting yourself in a state of discomfort
  • 49:36 – What it means to make it in music
  • 58:48 – Overrated or underrated
  • 1:04:52 – Closing off

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Social Confoes 035 – A Storyteller’s Journey w/ Ramiro.me

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Ramiro, creator of the Story Legacy podcast, took us through his journey on becoming a storyteller.

Connect and book a session with him at Ramiro.me

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 4:00 – Ramiro’s relationship with Suriname
  • 16:57 – Where does the ability to make clear and snappy decisions come from?
  • 23:01 – Where does one start finding their inner-self
  • 28:30 – Seeking discomfort
  • 34:36 – Storytelling for companies
  • 38:59 – Developing personal storytelling
  • 46:48 – Underrated or Overrated

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Social Confoes 034 – A Career in and after Sports w/ Dion Brunings

In this episode of #SocialConfoes we are joined by Dion Brunings to talk about his career in sports, both on and off the court.

Make sure to check out the Loeki-Di Show if you’re in to sports.

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Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 17:31 – Teamwork and communication in sport teams
  • 23:27 – Winning the Caribbean Volleyball Chanmpionships
  • 29:44 – Commercializing sports
  • 37:27 – Volleyball in Suriname vs in the Netherlands
  • 44:49 – Overrated or underrated
  • 1:00:04 – A career after sports
  • 1:11:11 – Closing off

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Social Confoes 033 – Going through Change from Corporate to Independent w/ Chandèl Hermelijn

In this episode of #SocialConfoes we are joined by Chandèl Hermelijn to talk about going from corporate to burn-out to change, which will undoubtedly lead to the discussion whether or not change management is under or overrated.

Learn more about here business ChangeCo Consultancy.

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Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 5:31 – A traditional corporate journey
  • 13:44 – Underrated or Overrated
  • 22:49 – What’s it like working for a “Big Four” company
  • 32:25 – Office politics in corporate
  • 35:36 – Reaching a point of burnout
  • 43:41 – Starting an entrepreneurial journey
  • 49:34 – Scaling up and the bigger vision
  • 55:00 – Academic career advice for an 18 year old
  • 1:00:15 – Closing off

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Social Confoes 032 – Business, Weed, Crypto and a Children’s Book w/ Dave van Aerde

In this episode of #SocialConfoes we chat with Dave van Aerde, host of De Dave Podcast. Additionally, he’s a well-known businessman in Suriname who’s had his toes dipped in a wide range of industries, such as waste management, hospitality, cannabis, crypto and theatre. Tune in and find out how all this is interconnected in him finally writing a children’s book that will be published in the very near future featuring Bolly the Otter.

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 2:50 – Where does your punctuality come from?
  • 8:04 – Defining Dave in business terms
  • 20:16 – Crypto talks
  • 38:18 – Exploring the cannabis industry
  • 46:28 – Becoming a creator and educating through the media space
  • 1:00:37 – Writing a children’s book
  • 1:04:00 – How to start your journey
  • 1:10:31 – Closing off

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