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

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • MENTOR CORNER: TU-001 Tiffany Uman Intro and SIWIKE

    March 15th, 2021  |  46 mins 19 secs
    career strategy, coach, marketing, siwike

    Tiffany is a career strategy coach who previous worked as a group marketing manager at L’Oreal Canada.
    We chat about her journey struggling in school early on, then later on having it become a strength. She shares how she got into marketing and landed her dream job after graduating. She shares some of here SIWIKE.

  • MENTOR CORNER: MD-003 Marisa Duncan What does Success Mean

    March 12th, 2021  |  23 mins 54 secs
    career, fulfillment, job, money, purpose, siwike, success, title

    Marisa and I speak about success. What does success mean. Where did our ideas of success come from. How have they changed. And what might we have done differently.

  • YOUTH CORNER: RM-005 Revant Malani 005 Online Learning

    March 11th, 2021  |  27 mins 57 secs
    covid, online learning, siwike, student, university

    Revant and I discuss learning in an online environment. He shares his experience and he provides some of the challenges and what has helped him over come them.

  • MENTOR CORNER: AC-001 Angela Chung Intro and SIWIKE

    March 10th, 2021  |  45 mins 58 secs
    confidence, siwike, slp, speech language pathologist

    Angela Chung is a speech language pathologist (SLP) and entrepreneur who is looking to help others grow in their communication through her startup Speak Fluent

  • MENTOR CORNER: EC-005 Eram Chhogala Nursing School

    March 4th, 2021  |  51 mins 37 secs
    career path, nursing, nursing school, siwike

    In this episode we walk through Eram's experience in nursing school. Her somewhat roundabout journey to nursing that she wouldn't change.
    We chat about not focusing on "timelines" and "timestamps" of when you're "supposed" to do things. She shares some of the hardships along the way and of course, some of the learnings and SIWIKE she had along the way

  • YOUTH CORNER: RM-004 Revant Malani 004 Finding Internships and work experience

    March 4th, 2021  |  16 mins 38 secs
    first term, siwike, student, university

    Revant and I speak about First Term at university. We speak about studying, connecting with and making friends, as well as some of his SIWIKE!

  • MENTOR CORNER: GZ-002 Ghazala Zaidi - Journey to Canada

    March 2nd, 2021  |  22 mins 1 sec
    agencies, india, journey to canada, quarantine, siwike, travel

    Ghazala and I chat about her journey to Canada. She shares some of the decisions to ultimately choose to land in Toronto, Canada. As well as some of the experiences and SIWIKE she had along the way. From not knowing when she could travel due to all of the the restrictions, to a 14-day quarantine period, to the job search.

  • MENTOR CORNER: EK-001 Ellie Kubisz Intro and SIWIKE

    February 25th, 2021  |  28 mins 40 secs
    biology, doctor/nurse, industry, other opportunities, pharmaceutical, researcher/professor, siwike

    Ellie is is a Regulatory Affairs Associate at GSK who is completing her Masters in Biotechnology at University of Toronto Mississauga

  • YOUTH CORNER: RM-003 Revant Malani 003 Frosh

    February 25th, 2021  |  6 mins 2 secs
    frosh, siwike, student, university

    Revant and I chat about his experiences during his first days start school. We pick up after frosh and speak about classes, and settling in.

  • MENTOR CORNER: MD-002 Marisa Duncan Imposter Syndrome

    February 25th, 2021  |  18 mins 38 secs
    imposter syndrome, own your career, self-help, siwike

    Marisa and I speak about imposter syndrome. We share some of our experiences dealing with it in our lives. We haven't exactly overcome imposter syndrome, though we're getting better at coping with it.

  • YOUTH CORNER: RM-002 Revant Malani 002 Frosh

    February 24th, 2021  |  16 mins 33 secs
    connection, frosh, get out of your shell, siwike, university, youth

    Revant and I speak about Frosh at school. We reminisce and learn about pagers, pay phone and parading downtown (that was in Luki's day). Then speak more about "the year before COVID frosh". I wonder what Frosh during COVID would have been like?

  • MENTOR CORNER: GZ-001 Ghazala Zaidi Introduction and SIWIKE

    February 23rd, 2021  |  19 mins 21 secs
    business, canada, commercial credit, communication, newcomer, siwike, wellness

    Ghazala Zaidi is a commercial credit analyst, MBA, public speaker and YouTuber/Vlogger
    She shares her wisdom and experience from a professor to a successful commercial credit manager to starting her own wellness student, and in her latest adventure as a newcomer to Canada.
    Ghazala shares her journey from sciences to an MBA to commercial banking to wellness workshops to Canada.

  • MENTOR CORNER: EC-004 Eram Chhogala What to consider before becoming a nurse EC-004

    February 8th, 2021  |  25 mins 35 secs
    career path, considerations, nursing, siwike

    Eram and Luki speak about some of the considerations (and SIWIKE) someone should understand before they undertake nursing as a career path.

  • MENTOR CORNER: HH-002 Hendra Hendrawan I have a job, now what?

    February 4th, 2021  |  25 mins 47 secs
    30-60-90 day plan, own your career, promotion, siwike, starting a new job

    Hendra and I chat about his insights on starting a new role. What should you be doing in your first 30, 60, 90 days? From taking notes, to building relationships, to getting feedback and much more

  • MENTOR CORNER: MD-001 Marissa Duncan Intro and SIWIKE

    February 3rd, 2021  |  20 mins 41 secs
    engineering, entrepreneurship, ib, mba, siwike, systems design

    Marisa is an IB high school grad with a systems design engineering undergrad who went on to pursue her MBA and entrepreneurship

  • MENTOR CORNER: NZ-001 Nora Zayed Intro and SIWIKE

    February 2nd, 2021  |  29 mins 18 secs
    business partner, challenges, hr, recruiting, siwike, talent acquisition

    Nora is a HRBP Human Resources Business Partner at Enbridge . Nora shares her journey as a creative and artistic child who felt the pressures of going through the traditional path. She overcame some struggles in university and appreciated the learnings. She eventually found a and interest and love in HR as the psychology of the business.