Diasporaa - The South Asian Immigrant

Diasporaa - The South Asian Immigrant

By Aditya Mehta
The only podcast focused on South Asian skilled immigrants. We cover key issues that new immigrants face when moving abroad, and through guidance, insights, ideas, and stories, make your immigration journey just a tad easier.
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Interview with Sam Bhatnagar
On this episode, we have an interview with Sam Bhatnagar. Sam moved to Vancouver with his family as a young boy over 15 years ago. He, along with his family runs a successful financial services business, and he will share his story, how he has seen Vancouver change, and share some advice for new immigrants as well. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://bit.ly/nlsignupform Visit our website here: http://www.diasporaa.ca
22:23
May 16, 2020
Abundance vs. Scarcity
On this episode, we talk about one of my favourite topics - abundance mindset vs. scarcity mindset. I dig deep into each mindset and how it shapes your foundation and subsequent success when you immigrate to a new country. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://bit.ly/nlsignupform Visit our website here: http://www.diasporaa.ca
12:20
May 9, 2020
Interview with Gunjan Kumari
On this episode, I talk to Gunjan Kumari. After having lived in several cities in India, Gunjan moved to Canada two years ago. Hers is a wonderful story of how one can build a great life in Canada with perseverance and hard work. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://bit.ly/nlsignupform Visit our website here: http://www.diaspora.ca You can reach Gunjan at https://www.facebook.com/gunjan.kumari.908
13:32
May 2, 2020
Cultural Context
On this episode, I talk about cultural context. I explore what high- and low-context cultures are, how they differ from each other and how one can adapt when coming from one and going to another. I also share some very interesting examples from my own experiences. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://bit.ly/nlsignupform Visit our website here: http://www.diasporaa.ca More information about concepts and resources discussed on the podcast: Kanan Gill’s special: https://bit.ly/3bxpBtI Asiana Flight 214: https://bit.ly/2ztLtYU
10:54
April 25, 2020
Interview with Imroz Rupani
On this episode, I talk to Imroz Rupani, an entrepreneur from Bombay who has lived in Canada for 22 years. Imroz shares his experiences on doing business in Canada and some interesting facts about the Ismaili community in Canada. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://bit.ly/nlsignupform Visit our website here: http://www.diasporaa.ca
24:30
April 18, 2020
Diversify your Network
On this episode, I talk about diversifying your network. I cover what diversification means, why you should diversify and how to actually go about it. I also add some tips for introverts and provide some excerpts from my own experiences. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://bit.ly/nlsignupform Visit our website here: http://www.diasporaa.ca More information on concepts and resources discussed on the podcast: Anxiety Canada: https://www.anxietycanada.com/ Greater Vancouver Board of Trade: https://www.boardoftrade.com Company of Young Professionals: https://www.boardoftrade.com/programs/company-of-young-professionals Surrey Board of Trade: https://businessinsurrey.com/ TechVancouver: https://www.techvancouver.org/ Startup Canada: https://www.startupcan.ca/ Startup Vancouver: https://startupvancouver.org/
10:55
April 11, 2020
Interview with Neha Kwatra
On this episode, I talk to Neha Kwatra, a quintessential skilled new immigrant who has recently moved to Vancouver in the midst of the COVID-19 situation. Neha shares her story, her thoughts about Vancouver and how she manages to remain positive in these testing times. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://bit.ly/nlsignupform Visit our website here: http://www.diasporaa.ca More information on concepts and resources discussed on the podcast: Vancouver Public Library: www.vpl.ca The Better India: https://www.thebetterindia.com/ Standup Comedian Atul Khatri’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/atulkhatricomedian Neha’s BollyX Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BollyXNeha/
18:02
April 4, 2020
Gainful Unemployment
On this episode, we talk about the additional challenges faced by new immigrants who have landed in the midst of the COVID-19 situation - especially while searching for a job. I provide some excerpts from my own experiences and give a 3-point plan on how to be ‘gainfully unemployed’ while staying positive and motivated. Sign up for our newsletter here: https://bit.ly/nlsignupform Visit our website here: http://www.diasporaa.ca More information on concepts and resources discussed on the podcast: Pomodoro Technique: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pomodoro_Technique Atomic Habits by James Clear: https://www.amazon.ca/Atomic-Habits-Proven-Build-Break/dp/0735211299 The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman: https://www.amazon.com/Love-Languages-Secret-that-Lasts/dp/080241270X
09:12
March 28, 2020
Introducing the Diasporaa Podcast
An introduction to the Diasporaa Podcast, the only podcast focused on South Asian immigrants. We cover key issues that new immigrants face when moving abroad, and through guidance, insights, ideas, and stories make your immigration journey just a tad easier. We'll be on social media soon. In the meantime, sign up for our newsletter here: https://bit.ly/nlsignupform
00:53
March 26, 2020