My 6 Year Relationship with Jagraj

Me and my car Jagraj Singh

It’s now 6 years since Jagraj (who I pyarfully call Jagga) and I have been together, the longest relationship I’ve had ❤️ He’s convenient, open-minded and he definitely provides more than he takes. Oh and my ex introduced to me to him 😉 We’re trying this #polyamory thing too. Who knew Aussie startup carnextdoor would help me find love before Hinge, …

Tired of Not Starting?

  Are you procrastinating something you really want to do? Start that podcast? Learn a language? Launch that startup? Or start art classes? This is for you. There’s a thing called Parkinson’s Law, which means that the task will fit the time allocated to it I had this idea of starting a podcast for a year, and I didn’t. So …

The Art of Building Relationships Online

If you’re yet to meaningfully connect with someone new online (not including Tinder or Hinge) this is for you. This video is for students and beginners who feel like they get nothing out of “networking events” Simple things we overlook when it comes to building relationships.  The very first time I sent an email to a stranger I didn’t know …

📕 Why I stopped writing my book

📕 When I was 22 I started writing a book, the first 10 000 words were a breeze. The rest felt like torture. I was crippled with self-doubt and the weight of my own expectations was suffocating. “I’m not a writer!” “This isn’t a good enough piece of literature.” “Will anyone ever read this?”  I realised I stopped not because …

Linkedin Requests from Strangers?

What do you do with LinkedIn requests from people you haven’t met or don’t know? How do you handle them? Here’s what I do and a template you can use to make your Linkedin life easier. Further below and later in the video I discuss practical tips to build relationships on Linkedin too.   Situation 1: You don’t know them …

Chandigarh’s young progressive poet and activist: Amy Singh

Having been featured in prominent Indian media outlets – The Indian Express, India Today and Tribune India Amy Singh courageously leads campaigns for a more just world through poetry and activism. In this episode we discuss the importance of reclaiming public spaces through poetry and art, grief and suffering through her personal experience of an abusive relationship and the passing …

Making it Happen with Shani Dhanda, founder of Asian Woman Festival UK and Diversability Card

Shani Dhanda

Today’s episode is a conversation with the Shani Dhanda who founded the Asian Woman Festival a first-of-its-kind festival smashing stereotypes and stigma to empower and celebrate South Asian Women. Shani is an award-winning international event manager, global voyager, disability role model and campaigner. I met Shani in London and was blown away with her attitude, energy, and ability to empower others. …

#3 Running Away to the Himalayas at 19: Spirituality, Meditation and Purpose.

himalayas

Ever hit rock bottom and feel like there’s no way out? In this episode I share my story of finding myself in a place where I felt suffocated by the negativity of my own mind, about mental health and being so far gone that it feels like there’s no hope. At 19 I ran off to the Himalayas and ended …

Melbourne Startup Venture Crawl

We took university students on a tour of Melbourne’s booming startup ecosystem visiting Envato, Blackbird Ventures and Google for Startups. Last week I was invited to deliver a guest lecture to about 400~ university students during their first couple of weeks in an Entrepreneurship unit. I asked ‘how many of you know what an incubator or accelerator is’. Five hands …

A New Powerful Campaign On Diabetes You Must See— Mithaas

It is well known that within Australia, the risk of having diabetes which leads to a greater risk of heart disease is considerably higher among people born in India compared to people born in Australia. In Canada — South Asians are 3x more likely to have diabetes than the average Canadian. In the UK it’s In the UK it’s even …