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Visit the Speaking Engagements section of the website to view clips of Faisal speaking.  Below are some highlights of Faisal’a audio/video interviews.

Huff Post Live Interview with Faisal Hoque. Your Job Is Literally ‘Killing’ You – A new study by researchers at Harvard and Stanford has quantified just how much a stressful workplace may be shaving off of Americans’ life spans. Faisal Hoque, founder of Shadoka and author of “Survive to Thrive,” shares his tips on how to stay calm in the face of daily stress.

Faisal Hoque talks about the need for leaders and entrepreneurs to have a deep understanding of themselves including who you are at the core of your being. According to Hoque, without authenticity, you cannot see where you want to go or influence others as a leader.


Faisal Hoque talks about one of the biggest lessons he has learned as a leader that has to do with having empathy for others. According to Hoque, if you are not empathetic to the people that you lead then it is unlikely you will be effective as a leader. He discusses how if you want employees to execute your ideas then you need to connect with them on an emotional level.

Fox Business News Interview with Faisal Hoque. Faisal Hoque, founder of Shadoka and author of “Survive to Thrive,” says while anyone can go out on their own, it’s important to do your homework before jumping head-first.


Faisal Hoque talks about how life is a journey and it can be necessary to go through many reiterations of oneself along the way. He discusses how leaders need to have the self-knowledge about their passions and beliefs if they want to lead other people.

CBS News NYC Interview with Faisal Hoque. To survive and thrive, we need to find ways to deal with pressure and uncertainty. Entrepreneur, author, founder of Shadoka, Faisal Hoque shares his insights on how to be more resilient and productive.


Huff Post Live Interview with Faisal Hoque. Faisal Hoque, founder of Shadoka shares his tips on how to drive progress and productivity with mindful leadership. A humanistic, holistic mindful leader arranges moments of progress with gratitude and emphathy.

Faisal Hoque talks about the need for leaders to have a clear vision of their organization’s goals and can connect with their employees at an emotional level if they want to motivate their high-performing teams.


Faisal Hoque talks about why it is important to get past one’s personal biases to innovate and create change. He talks about the need to have a richness of experience and to put down one’s biases to be a better leader.


Faisal Hoque talks about the need for leaders to utilize the concept of cross-boundary collaboration to effect change. He discusses why it is so important for departments within an organization to work together and why leaders need to look outside their organization for opportunities for collaboration.

Faisal Hoque shares his opinion that women and men can be both equally good and equally bad as entrepreneurs and leaders. He discusses why it is important for women and men leaders to learn from each other and to appreciate each other’s strengths and weaknesses.


Star Mountain Capital hosted 30+ business owners and c–level executives for the Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs breakfast series event featuring Faisal Hoque, Founder of Shadoka. In this video, Brett Hickey, Founder & CEO of Star Mountain Capital interviews Faisal Hoque on scaling medium-sized business.

Faisal Hoque talks about how leaders need to be both resilient and have perseverance. He discusses how these qualities can be improved through practice and experience. Hoque explains why these qualities are so important for leaders to possess particularly in difficult times.


Faisal Hoque provides his recommendations for staying ahead of the competition as an entrepreneur or a business leader. According to Hoque, you need to look at what happened in the past, what is happening now and what is likely to happen in the future and then connect the dots. He discusses the importance of being aware of what is going on outside one’s organization including keeping an eye on one’s competitors.

Faisal Hoque talks about the different ways to get funding for a new venture. He offers his views that it takes less money now to build a company and that opens new ways to get capital including crowdsourcing or even turning to customers.


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Soundview Q&A with Faisal Hoque. “Gathering the right people at the right time in their lives, in the right combination of talents, is curation,” says Hoque.

Faisal Hoque, Founder and Managing Partner of Shadoka, speaks with SarderTV correspondent, Tracey Fitzpatrick, about his book, Everything Connects: How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation, and Sustainability. He discusses the main theme of his book which deals with how to connect with yourself to influence and inspire others as a and create value both financially and socially.


Select Podcasts

 Creative Warriors :: Learn why being inclusive moves us forward in Faisal Hoque’s interview on Creative Warriors Podcast with Jeffrey Shaw. Listen here.

 Wharton Business Radio :: SiriusXM Chanel 111 “How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation, and Sustainability.”

33voices Q&A with Faisal Hoque :: Discussion on how to transform and lead in the age of creativity, innovation, and sustainability. Listen here.

 Women’s Leadership SuccessEverything Connects, a Woman’s Career Guide to Professional & Personal Success :: Sabrina Braham MA PCC interviews Faisal Hoque who shares an innovative way of connecting a women’s self-development, relationships and the success of her company. He shares ideas to inspire and lead inside and outside your organization. Listen to the podcast now.

Stu Taylor Show: If People Don’t Change, They Won’t Survives :: Success or failure is a journey: what is today’s success is tomorrow’s failure and what is today’s failure is tomorrow’s success. Listen Here.

Radio Amerika Now: Everything Connects with Faisal Hoque :: Joining the show during the final hour is serial entrepreneur, leading thought leader and author Faisal Hoque, he discusses his latest book, Everthing Connects. Listen to the podcast now.

 FMG Radio: Serial Entrepreneur, Thought Leader and Author Shares Secrets to Happiness :: Faisal shares with Marilyn Tam how he stays happy. Listen to PART 1.  Listen to PART 2.

 Inside Personal Growth: Everything Connects with Faisal Hoque :: “I personally have not found a book that is impactful as “Everything Connects” in showing us as humans how we can shift our thinking of business as a means to better ourselves and the world around us.” – Greg Voisen. Listen to the podcast now.

 Engaging Leader: Everything Connects | with Faisal Hoque :: In this episode, Jesse and Faisal discuss how the more we understand the mental and emotional causes of innovation and creativity, the better we can lead ourselves and our team to make progress that matters.


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