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Social Confoes 052 – Let the Book Games Begin

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc talk about some stuff to look forward to and claim their Book Games token from Gary Vee. Episode Overview 0:00 – Watch the RAW videos on YouTube. The Hosts Diego Ameerali Jean-Luc van Charante Feel free to join our Discord Server. Full Transcript

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Social Confoes 051 – The Millennial Mindset in 2022 w/ Rheyna Wijsman

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc start of 2022 with Rheyna Wijsman about her millennial journey. Episode Overview 0:00 – Watch the RAW videos on YouTube. The Hosts Diego Ameerali Jean-Luc van Charante Feel free to join our Discord Server. Full Transcript

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Social Confoes 050 – Farewell 2021, Metagaming and Pack Openings

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc close of 2021 by sharing some pack openings of games and NFTs projects they enjoyed in 2021. Episode Overview 0:00 – Watch the RAW videos on YouTube. The Hosts Diego Ameerali Jean-Luc van Charante Feel free to join our Discord Server. Full Transcript

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Social Confoes 049 – SaaS It Up, Local to Global /w Saswat Sahu

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc talk Saswat Sahu all the way from Bangalore, India. Episode Overview 0:00 – Watch the RAW videos on YouTube. The Hosts Diego Ameerali Jean-Luc van Charante Feel free to join our Discord Server. Full Transcript

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Social Confoes 048 – Consulting, Freelance and Coaching /w Ashween Achaibersing

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc talk Ashween Achaibersing about his journey abroad and how he got into consulting and came back to Suriname. Episode Overview 0:00 – Watch the RAW videos on YouTube. The Hosts Diego Ameerali Jean-Luc van Charante Feel free to join our Discord Server. Full Transcript

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Social Confoes 046 – Opportunities and Activities

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc talk about what opportunities they encountered and are looking forward to. Episode Overview 0:00 – Watch the RAW videos on YouTube. The Hosts Diego Ameerali Jean-Luc van Charante Feel free to join our Discord Server. Full Transcript

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Social Confoes 045 – Talking DeFi w/ Mitchel Pawirodinomo

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc talk with Mitchel about the DeFi space. Episode Overview 0:00 – Watch the RAW videos on YouTube. The Hosts Diego Ameerali Jean-Luc van Charante Feel free to join our Discord Server. Full Transcript

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Social Confoes 044 – Metaverse, Tokens and Airdrops

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc continue the conversation from the previous week about the metaverse. Episode Overview 0:00 – Watch the RAW videos on YouTube. The Hosts Diego Ameerali Jean-Luc van Charante Feel free to join our Discord Server. Full Transcript

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Social Confoes 043 – Enter the Metaverse

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc talk about the Metaverse Episode Overview 0:00 – Watch the RAW videos on YouTube. The Hosts Diego Ameerali Jean-Luc van Charante Feel free to join our Discord Server. Full Transcript

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Social Confoes 042 – Social Media Conference Suriname 2021 Edition

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc are joined by Rafael Jantz and Rajiv Hieralal (Episode 003) to talk about their experiences during the Social Media Conference Suriname 2021.

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 2:34 – Initial impressions as a first-time speaker at the conference
  • 6:03 – Things that stood out for Rajiv during the conference
  • 8:13 – How much networking actually happened online?
  • 10:46 – Rafael explains the Hero’s Journey in storytelling
  • 14:05 – Developments in the e-commerce space
  • 17:04 – Does the online environment simulate the feeling of being at a conference?
  • 23:48 – Community and gamification
  • 27:41 – Things you are looking forward to in the rest of the conference
  • 34:16 – Why is Rafael not in Dubai for the country expo?
  • 36:17 – Jean-luc shows his panda drawing and talks about art and NFTs
  • 43:04 – Conference logistics (can skip this part)
  • 45:56 – Social media on the blockchain
  • 52:00 – Recap and closing off

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Social Confoes 041 – All About Podcasting 3.0 w/ Jennifer Navarrete

In this episode of #SocialConfoes Diego and Jean-luc are joined by Jennifer Navarrete. She’s a Podcast & Virtual Event Producer, the founder of #NaPodPoMo, a content strategist, speaker and community builder.

Connect with Jennifer on Twitter (@epodcaster)

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 3:35 – What is ePodcasting?
  • 12:23 – What should new podcasters look for when starting?
  • 16:41 – At what point do you start monetizing your podcast?
  • 20:26 – Making the shift from radio to podcast
  • 23:04 – How has data analytics in podcasting developed over the past 15 years?
  • 27:59 – Preparing your podcast
  • 40:42 – Overrated or underrated
  • 50:25 – Podcasting on the Hive blockchain
  • 57:30 – National Podcasting Posting Month Challenge
  • 1:08:59 – Closing off

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Capital Confoes 4 – Teaching as a Finance YouTuber w/ AJ from StraightTalks

In this podcast we take you with us on a journey about economics and investing. By being equipped with different perspective we strive to make better and more informed financial decisions. Welcome to Capital Confoes!

In episode 4 we had a conversation with AJ who runs the StraightTalks YouTube channel. He is CFA charter holder and CFP professional working in wealth management as a financial planner.

Check out his content:

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Getting AJ on the Podcast
  • 5:01 – CFA and CFP explained
  • 10:16 – Do these certifications translate well into non US markets?
  • 13:22 – Sending out 172 job applications
  • 17:35 – Getting your foot in the door
  • 20:21 – Why wealth management?
  • 22:47 – 401k and other accounts explained
  • 25:30 – Entering the market as a non US individual
  • 28:34 – Stock, bonds and portfolios explained
  • 34:41 – The importance of psychology in investing
  • 41:03 – How do wealth managers generate income?
  • 47:16 – Is there a future for financial planners?
  • 52:26 – Day trading and red flags
  • 57:07 – Starting a YouTube channel
  • 1:04:58 – What academic programs are there for people interested in finance?
  • 1:09:59 – Closing off

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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. He’s a Full Stack Web Developer with professional experience building websites and web applications. However, he also did this remotely for a year in 12 different countries. In this conversation he tells us what his experience living as a full time digital nomad was like.

Connect with Saif (all his handles are @saifbechan) on:

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 7:04 – Working in the Netherlands as a Full Stack Developer
  • 11:37 – Using a CMS instead of building from scratch
  • 17:26 – Erasmus and web development
  • 20:11 – Switching jobs
  • 24:15 – The jump to full remote work
  • 35:51 – For who is remote working NOT for?
  • 37:27 – The remote work itinerary
  • 47:11 – What was social life as a digital nomad?
  • 48:57 – Returning to normal
  • 56:40 – What would it cost
  • 1:00:38 – Overrated or underrated
  • 1:09:37 – Closing off

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Creative Confoes 012 – Building an Independent Career in Music w/ Jason Herkul

Fresh episode of Creative Confoes with Jason Herkul from Herkules Rekords. He’s a music producer based in Paramaribo, Suriname. Herkules Rekords is a music production entity involved with recording and marketing original releases, corresponding videos and audio engineering services for various platforms, mediums, emerging technologies and digital networks.

Listen to his music here and connect with Jason:

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 2:07 – Starting a music production studio
  • 8:07 – How do you see the landscape of music developing?
  • 10:21 – Monetizing music and sustaining yourself
  • 17:57 – What’s missing for artists to get more international exposure
  • 24:52 – Doing it yourself or outsourcing
  • 29:44 – Collaborating with other artists
  • 32:26 – How would you describe your sound?
  • 35:55 – What’s the best investment you made in the studio?
  • 37:44 – Walk us through your creative process
  • 40:30 – Iconic sounds in other media
  • 43:55 – Closing off

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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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Capital Confoes 3 – Data Analysis in Finance w/ Kevin Hinds

In this podcast we take you with us on a journey about economics and investing. By being equipped with different perspective we strive to make better and more informed financial decisions. Welcome to Capital Confoes!

In episode 3 we had a conversation with Kevin Hinds, a Data Analyst who works at one of the big banks in Barbados. We kicked it off with some backstory from Kevin on how he ended up in Data Analysis and then went straight into the relationships data analysis has in the wider economy, especially in the banking sector he works in and how small nations like Barbados and Suriname play their role.

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Introductions
  • 1:51 – Coronavirus situation in Barbados
  • 11:39 – Day-to-day work and responsibilities
  • 29:29 – Can we even keep up with the exponential technological developments?
  • 35:58 – Separating correlation from causation
  • 40:36 – Comparing Suriname to New York
  • 44:30 – Maintaining robustness as data becomes more complex
  • 49:01 – Making predictions through the Covid-situation
  • 54:13 – Has security scaled as much as the technology?
  • 57:33 – Attracting investors to Barbados/Suriname
  • 1:07:36 – Scenario: Pension fund liabilities increasing as life expectancy increases
  • 1:13:02 – Closing remarks

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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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Capital Confoes 2 – Universal Basic Income

In this podcast we take you with us on a journey about economics and investing. By being equipped with different perspective we strive to make better and more informed financial decisions. Welcome to Capital Confoes!

In episode 2 we touch a bit on Universal Basic Income (UBI)

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro and defining UBI
  • 3:22 – Where does UBI money come from?
  • 9:37 – The rich and the poor have equal rights to UBI
  • 14:35 – Eliminating unskilled labor
  • 19:49 – Can UBI work in developed and developing nations?

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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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Casual Confoes 010 – Free Markets w/ Robert Murphy

Welcome back to the Casual Confoes podcast, a series dedicated towards economics and finance. In this episode we had Robert P. Murphy as a guest. He is a PhD economist and a Senior Fellow with the Mises Institute. He is the author of many books and articles. Additionally, he is also the host of The…

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