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Social Confoes 037 – Compounding on Opportunity w/ Moreno Jackson

In this episode of #SocialConfoe 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…

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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 The Hosts Diego…

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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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Capital Confoes 1 – Minimum Wage

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 our very first episode we explore: Minimum Wage

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 4:56 – Project based pricing vs hourly rates
  • 7:19 – Benefits of minimum wage
  • 12:30 – The state of minimum wage locally
  • 16:37 – Minimum wage and unemployment
  • 24:14 – Maslow’s hierarchy
  • 28:10 – Closing remarks

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** The information in this podcast is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional financial advice. All content, including text, graphics and images contained in this podcast is for general information purposes only and does not replace a consultation with your financial or tax professional **

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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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Social Confoes 031 – Crypto and The Hive Guide w/ Jon G. Olsen

This week we had an earlier #SocialConfoes with Jon G. Olsen. We talked crypto, the hive guide and creating content on the blockchain.

Learn more about Hive through The Hive Guide by Jon.

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Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 2:54 – Plan B(itcoin)
  • 10:03 – Email marketing
  • 13:50 – How much time do you spend on crypto on a daily basis
  • 22:07 – Criteria for choosing Hive
  • 31:02 – Is 100% decentralization possible and is it good?
  • 38:16 – Areas of opportunities for creators and entrepreneurs on Hive
  • 45:32 – Talking about Splinterlands
  • 56:29 – NBA Topshot and crazy crypto stories
  • 1:01:50 – Affiliate marketing vs multi level marketing
  • 1:08:12 – Closing off with a book

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Social Confoes 030 – A Reverse Virtual Drink w/ Sandrina Hunsel

Do you have a This week on #SocialConfoes we’re having a reverse #virtualdrink with Sandrina Hunsel. Tune in to learn more about her story with volleyball, starting businesses and connecting with people through virtual drinks.

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro: Jean-luc forgot he met Sandrina before
  • 3:42 – Not being on the volleyball court
  • 8:08 – Transition from player to coach
  • 19:03 – Sandrina on the Suvobo controversy
  • 22:59 – Getting sport scholarships in the US
  • 26:06 – Moving away from Facebook
  • 30:04 – Starting Virtual Drinks on Linkedin
  • 38:57 – Getting to know people on other continents
  • 41:07 – The do’s and don’t when approaching new people
  • 48:44 – Why the virtual drinks are not recorded
  • 52:12 – Starting a coaching career and a radio show
  • 58:27 – Processing and synthesizing information
  • 1:01:27 – Being a tall woman
  • 1:07:28 – Closing remarks

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Social Confoes 029 – Ask Me Anything: Jean-luc

Do you have a question you always wanted to ask Jean-luc, want to hear his opinion on a topic, or just have a question in general. Feel free to drop it in a comment below, and he’ll make sure to answer it.

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 – Intro: Locked out of my laptop
  • 7:38 – Developing a good memory
  • 11:52 – What’s the answer to life, the universe and everything?
  • 14:04 – Quickfire 1
  • 19:11 – Tips to improve public speaking
  • 21:35 – Balancing work, life and leisure as a dad
  • 28:36 – Jean-luc favorite influencer at the moment
  • 32:16 – Biggest career goal
  • 35:20 – Is Suriname ready to transition from traditional 9-5 to more independent work
  • 43:26 – The best and worst part of working in the social media space
  • 47:31 – Are Surinamese influencers sending the right message?
  • 52:42 – Stop using Facebook!
  • 55:52 – How has the pandemic changed fatherhood for you?
  • 58:53 – Quickfire 2
  • 1:04:49 – Kaseko and Social Media
  • 1:10:28 – Monetizing on Spotify and what’s a podcast
  • 1:14:36 – Superpowers for each district in Suriname
  • 1:23:07 – Closing Remarks

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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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