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Riaz Meghji - Make Every Conversation Count
Episode 3354th October 2021 • University of Adversity • Lance W Essihos
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Riaz Meghji is a human connection expert and author of the book “Every Conversation Counts: The 5 Habits of Human Connection That Build Extraordinary Relationships”. His insights have been featured in Fast Company, Harvard Business Review and Financial Post. He is also an accomplished broadcaster with 17 years of television hosting experience; he has interviewed experts on current affairs, sports, entertainment, politics, and business. Riaz has hosted for Citytv’s Breakfast Television, MTV Canada, TEDxVancouver, CTV News, and the Toronto International Film Festival. He is a natural storyteller with a proven ability to conduct engaging, in-depth conversations across various disciplines. Off camera, Riaz dedicates himself to philanthropy and causes he cares about including Canuck Place Children’s Hospice and Covenant House.  He lives in Vancouver, B.C., with his wife Lori and son Nico.

IN THIS EPISODE, YOU WILL LEARN: 

  • 05:20 Riaz’ journey in media and broadcasting
  • 16:02 The process of dialing in and getting in the zone 
  • 26:57 Honing your personal message and broadcasting it 
  • 33:22 The struggles of authoring a book
  • 52:43 The Magnetic Presenter coaching


🥇WHAT IS THE MOST VALUABLE LESSON ADVERSITY HAS TAUGHT YOU?🥇

Riaz says, “The happiest people have something to do, someone to love and something to look forward to.”


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