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Shift Left

Shift Left

By Roshan Shetty
Let's shift from the common societal assumptions that dwell on pleasures than focussing on enduring happiness.

"Shift Left" is my take on countering the societal narrative of "always being right" to "always being happy".
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Fitness Goals - Planning your way to a healthy lifestyle.
Roshan speaks with internationally certified fitness and lifestyle coach Hanna Sim on setting fitness goals as a daily routine to a healthy well-being. Hannah speaks on the intrinsic details of working out and her journey from an obese kid to being a highly respected fitness coach.
December 21, 2020
The moral science of being right or wrong.
This topic has interested me immensely since publishing my debut book. The challenge of articulating morality is huge but fun, because of its subjectivity. I have shared my two cents here and invite your opinions on the subject.
December 03, 2020
The Meraki Life - Knowing your Passion with coach Tanaaz Horamuz
In this episode Roshan demystifies the philosophy of Meraki through its coach - Tanaaz Horamuz. She is a versatile and multi-skilled personality, a health and wellness expert, a marathon mom and a trained numerologist and Reiki master. Do hear to get adequate insights on harnessing your passion.
October 24, 2020
The need for Shift Left - How my failed beliefs led me to write a counter culture.
On the episode I explain the 3 deep seated reasons that pushed me to write a book on popular culture and damaging societal diktats. Shift Left is now available on Amazon India and Amazon worldwide.
October 11, 2020
Don't pay attention!
In this episode, Roshan explains the attention economy and why we mindlessly cling on to well marketed apps and social media platforms who sell our attention in return for huge year on year profits.
September 06, 2020
Social Fallacies - Walking tall and breaking validations
On this episode, Roshan chats with the charming and seasoned fashion model Pooja Vaidya on countering societal validations, opting a glamorous modeling career and the legend of MeToo that rocked the entertainment world. Happy listening!
August 15, 2020
Hacker's Den - Curbing the growing financial menace
"Hacker's are smarter than us!" On this episode of Shift Left, Roshan speaks with renowned financial crime prevention expert Syed Rashid Ausaf on the menace of banking frauds and the measures to curb the rampant hacking on our digital networks.
August 10, 2020
The Transactional Relationship Pyramid
Roshan speaks on the "Transactional Relationship Pyramid" to help you nurture relations and skip the stress caused through flawed associations. The 3 guiding principles one must establish while dealing with people that fosters meaning and brings purpose back into your relationships.
July 19, 2020
Mental Notes - Understanding the 21st century killer.
In this episode we decode some of the widespread mental disorders that is leaving an ugly imprint on the 21st century. We also look at how humans are redesigning their social networks and what measures are becoming a way of life during the covid-19 pandemic.
July 06, 2020
The Next Leap - Hiring and skill development.
What are the changing dynamics in the human resource industry and what is being established as the constant in this change? In this episode, international people partner and global onboarding lead Shree Mogan speaks with Roshan on the evolving 'skill and talent development' industry. What are the top skills the most sought after companies are looking for and will automation and robotics create a dent in the global workforce. Finally, how does the workforce stand up to meet this demand. Hit play to know and hear the entire episode.
June 27, 2020
The Blue-Dot experiment - Why humans can never be happy?
Science demystifies human's age old quest of understanding happiness and why it is difficult if not impossible to be content. Unless we develop this emotional intelligence we will always be engulfed in the rat race of pursuing happiness.  Additionally, we look at "hope" and present a counter intuitive stance if one should really hope for happiness all their lives or explore an alternate route to it. 
June 13, 2020
The Experience Zone
The pleasure or pain experiences we go through are not necessarily the same that gets registered in our memories. This is heavily altered by our peak pleasure or pain cycles and how the overall experience ended. By ending our experiences on a happy note, despite the result, we can create pleasant memories to reflect upon. Listen to the podcast to know how.
May 30, 2020
The "M" Pill.
We scamper all over surrounded with our insecurities, helplessness and anxieties when we look for motivation to start something. But how do we understand and manage our motivation? How do we align our thoughts to drive us to do what maybe good for us and not succumb into seeking an approval from society. I present two contrasting views for you to decide.
May 18, 2020
How are you?
A commonly asked but highly overlooked question that gives us an insight about people's well being. How open are they to improvment or how entitled they feel to all problems in the world.
May 10, 2020