SIWIKE “Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier”: the podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

147 episodes of SIWIKE “Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier”: the podcast since the first episode, which aired on April 6th, 2020.

  • Climbing the corporate ladder - Tiffany Uman TU-001

    July 28th, 2022  |  44 mins 52 secs
    climbingthecorporateladder, siwike

    On this episode, Tiffany and I discuss climbing the corporate ladder.
    Including discussion about Growing within one organization, Starting at the bottom, the importance of networking, imposter syndrome, and more!

  • MENTOR CORNER: BL-001 Shy Kid, Consulting, and Mentorship

    July 21st, 2022  |  28 mins 23 secs
    consulting, mentorship, networking, podcast, siwike

    In this episode, Brian and Luki speak about how Brian came out of his shell in middle school, influences in education, learning from different people of various backgrounds, and how they influenced his decision to pursue consulting.

  • MENTOR CORNER: NP-001 From a Competitive Hockey Player to Entrepreneurship

    July 17th, 2022  |  26 mins 58 secs
    entrepreneur, hockey, podcast, siwike

    In this episode, Nunzio and Luki talk about his journey from hockey to being the CEO of

  • MENTOR CORNER: NZ-007 Managing Wellness and Change in the Workplace

    July 11th, 2022  |  23 mins 24 secs
    change, hr, mental health, networking, podcast, siwike, wellness

    In this episode, Nora and Luki talk about how to manage mental health and changes in the workplace

  • MENTOR CORNER: ADG-001 Curiosity, Justice, and Customer Experience

    July 4th, 2022  |  28 mins 17 secs
    economics, justice, networking, podcast, siwike

    In this episode, Adity and Luki talk about her curiosity, passions for justice and economics, and how she found her career in customer experience.

  • MENTOR CORNER: FA-002 What is Cyber Security, Precautions, and Career Path

    June 28th, 2022  |  30 mins 6 secs
    cybersecurity, podcast, siwike

    In this episode, Frank and Luki talk about what cyber security is, steps you could take to be more secure online, and different career paths related to the industry.

  • MENTOR CORNER: BC-001 From Blacklisted Co-op to Transformational Leader

    June 22nd, 2022  |  39 mins 33 secs
    deloitte, ibm, networking, perseverance, podcast, siwike

    In this episode, Luki and Bruce talk about his experience being a blacklisted co-op student from IBM, discovering and rediscovering himself, and graduate school.

  • MENTOR CORNER: AndL-001 Dance, Networking, and Marketing

    June 15th, 2022  |  35 mins 30 secs
    covid19, entrepreneur, marketing, podcast, siwike, solopreneur

    In this episode, Luki and Andrea talk about how she launched her own business during the pandemic, her passion about connecting people in Toronto, why she decided to pursue marketing, and more.

  • MENTOR CORNER: VC-001 Dance, Business, and Human Resources

    June 8th, 2022  |  26 mins 28 secs
    computer science, dancing, hr, human resources, mentorship, podcast, singing, siwike

    In this episode, Luki and Vanessa talk about her experience as a competitive dancer when she was a child, her interest in music, how she decided to pursue business as her career, and more.

  • MENTOR CORNER: FAli-001 Faaiz Ali - Religion, Purpose, and Mentorship

    June 1st, 2022  |  31 mins 15 secs
    islam, podcast, purpose, religion, siwike

    In this episode, Luki and Faaiz talk about how he found his purpose through religion, mentorship. Faaiz is a project manager and social media manager for the Tribe, which is a youth development organization based in Karachi.

  • Overcoming Fear and Anxiety | How to Overcome Fear And Anxiety

    May 31st, 2022  |  12 mins 27 secs
    anxiety, fear, fear (symptom), how to overcome anxiety, how to overcome fear, how to overcome fear and anxiety, how to overcome fear and anxiousness, how to overcome fear and depression, how to overcome fear and doubt, how to overcome fear and live, how to overcome fear and shame, how to overcome fear and worry, how to overcome fear in your life, how to overcome fear of doing new things, how to overcome fear of failure, how to overcome fears, overcoming fear

    In this episode, Luki will walk you through the frameworks he uses to overcome fear and anxiety.

  • MENTOR CORNER: Narsingh Dixit ND-001 Rebel, Attending Boarding School, and Marketing

    May 25th, 2022  |  31 mins 41 secs
    boarding school, entrepreneur, marketing, podcast, siwike

    In this video, Narsingh talks about his experience as rebellious kid going to the Kodaikanal International School and his journey to marketing.

  • MENTOR CORNER: PS-001 Pol Smirnov Technology, Human Resources, and Disabilities

    May 17th, 2022  |  29 mins 19 secs
    disability, hr, immigrant, podcast, siwike, technology

    In this episode, Pol and Luki talk about his journey to Canada and Ireland. Pol also speaks about how he chose between his passion in IT and HR, as well as how his disability affects his outlook in life.

  • MENTOR CORNER: AC-003 How to Be More Confident in Your Communication

    May 11th, 2022  |  25 mins 14 secs
    communication, confidence, new grads, newcomers, podcast, siwike, slp

    In this episode, Angela and Luki talk about ways to communicate with confidence. Topics include: Speech Language Pathology, challenges for newcomers from different parts of the world, how to improve your confidence, advice for new grads and those defending their thesis.

  • MENTOR CORNER: ZZ-001 Journalism, Culture Shock, and Research

    May 3rd, 2022  |  28 mins 34 secs

    In this episode, Luki and Zilun talk about Zilun's background and journey of his career in journalism. Zilun is a graduate student from University of Toronto, who is now working in research.

  • Student CORNER: MT-001 Finding the Win-Win and Journey to Marketing and Sales

    April 29th, 2022  |  15 mins 56 secs
    immigrant, leadership, marketing, podcast, sales, siwike

    In this episode, Melissa talks about her background, her experience as a kid, her journey to Canada, SIWIKE, etc.