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Remix Podcast – Season 1 Episode 26 Gary Vaynerchuk on complainers and those that are not winning in life

Welcome to our new Gary Vaynerchuk followers! As some of you loyal followers know, Wang is not the biggest fan of Gary Vee. Why? There’s nothing specific, just that Wang is not a big fan of Gary. Shawn shares a clip where Gary is doing an interview on BBC radio (UK) and they ask Gary …

Remix Podcast – Season 1 Episode 25 – Vanessa Van Edwards on social skills

We in Shawn’s house now! How important are social skills to you? Do you know exactly what to say to start a conversation? End a conversation? The exact questions to ask to have great conversations? If you’re like me (socially awkward), then the answer is probably no and I recommend learning from Vanessa Van Edwards, …

Remix Podcast – Season 1 Episode 24 – Barbara Corcoran and her secret to productivity

One of my favourite quotes is from Gretchen Rubin: “what you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while”. It’s a quote that I think about a lot because to me, it means that what you do on a regular basis (brushing your teeth, being grateful, meditating, exercising) has a …

About

Shawn Kanungo is a strategist and keynote speaker who operates at the intersection of creativity, business and technology. He has been recognized nationally and globally for his work in the innovation space after 12 years working at Deloitte. Shawn’s mandate at the firm was to help corporate executives to better understand and plan for the opportunities and threats associated with disruptive innovation.

Now as General Partner of Queen & Rook Capital, he is focused on applying exponential technologies and new business models to mature businesses. Shawn is a practitioner who has worked hand-to-hand with hundreds of organizations on their journey to digital transformation. He has adopted the concepts of behavioural economics, user-centered design, crowdsourcing, artificial intelligence, drones and film to help create world class client experiences.

His work and interviews have been featured in Forbes, The Globe & Mail, The Guardian, CBC and CTV. In 2016, he was recognized as Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40. He has spoken at TEDx in 2017, and named to Inc’s 100 Most Innovative Leadership Speakers in 2018.

 


 

Wang Yip is a management consultant, self-published author, audiobook author, online course creator, former Uber driver and the less brilliant, but more Chinese (he thinks), co-host of The Remix Podcast with Shawn and Wang.

Wang is actively involved in Toastmasters, achieving his Distinguished Toastmaster designation in 2015 and has mentored many newer and more experienced members while delivering over 100 presentations on the topics of creativity, design, leadership and motivation.

People that know Wang say the following things about him:

“He is the coolest human being I know” – Mom

“He is wicked smart compared to everyone else I know” – Kindergarten Teacher

“Wang is ridiculously handsome” – Wang

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