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66 minutes | Jan 11, 2020
Ask and Answer with Shan Vincent de Paul
In this new series, Gajan sits down again with Shan Vincent de Paul. The two reflect on the last year, talk about growth, and share insights for other creatives. Enjoy!
67 minutes | Nov 27, 2019
Real Estate, Music, and Culture with Vozhi
In this long-awaited episode of Controlled Chaos, Gajan sits down with Seattle-based entrepreneur, Vozhi. He's been excelling in the property, music, and culture game for the last few years and was awarded Top 30 under 30 recognition in his hometown. The two talk about entreprenuership, overcoming adversity, dealing with criticism, and more! You don't want to miss this. Enjoy!
101 minutes | Aug 14, 2019
Breaking Barriers in Music with Yanchan
In this special episode on Controlled Chaos, we sit down with singer, producer, and carnatic savant: Yanchan. This young maestro from Toronto has carved out a space for himself and is thriving. Further, he's showing no signs of slowing down. But it wasn't always this easy. We get to talk about his struggles, his obstacles, and how he got to the place he's at right now. Enjoy!
119 minutes | Feb 20, 2019
EP.09: Taste & Creativity in Music with Shan Vincent De Paul
In this episode, Gajan sits down with Shan Vincent De Paul, a Toronto-based artist that explores his creativity through hip-hop, R&B, soul, pop, and more. With several bangers to his name and touring the world, he offers some honest thoughts on creating music, navigating struggle, dealing with social pressures, and more. Whether you're a musician or not, you'll find some real value from this conversation on creativity. Enjoy!
104 minutes | Jan 31, 2019
EP.08: Intention, Integrity, Intensity with Olympian Martin Reader
In this episode, we sit down with former Canadian Olympic athlete, Martin Reader. Martin is doing some amazing work in health awareness, youth leadership, peak fitness, and more! We talk about time management, goal setting, overcoming adversity, and so much more. Whether you're a content creator or an athlete, you don't want to miss this. Enjoy!
77 minutes | Jan 24, 2019
Episode 07: Product Design & Innovation with VP Product Devices at Rakuten Kobo
In our latest episode of Controlled Chaos, Gajan sits down with the VP of Product Devices at Rakuten Kobo, Ramesh Mantha. We talk about the early days in the engineering field, building 3G technology before it was a “thing”, early days at Blackberry when the iPhone was on the market, and his transition to his current role. We also dive deep into the philosophy around designing a product for consumers, how to foster creativity, and dealing with feedback. This is a jam-packed episode that you don't want to miss. Also, check out http://www.theriskyfox.com for more great content. Enjoy!
92 minutes | Jan 11, 2019
Episode 06: Risking It All For Music
Gajan sits down with NAVZ-47, a Tamil-language artist, who has put it all on the line to follow her dreams. In this episode, we talk about her craft, navigating the industry, dealing with criticism (especially from family), and how to overcome creative hurdles. Make sure to follow her Instagram profile to see even more of her story and be sure to check out her music on Spotify. Enjoy!
78 minutes | Dec 10, 2018
Episode 05: Social Media & Your Brain
In this episode of Controlled Chaos, Gajan sits down with Julia Hamer: a neuroscience researcher, volleyball player for the Canadian National Team, social media personality, med school student, AND professional model. Yea, that's a lot. So naturally, we speak to her about managing a busy lifestyle without burning out, the importance of diet to coginitive function, how blue light can impact your overall health, and much more! There's a ton of great material covered. Enjoy! Be sure to visit http://www.theriskyfox.com for more great content.
122 minutes | Nov 22, 2018
Episode 04: Photography & Improvement with Stockezy
In this episode, Gajan sits down with Jason, aka Stockezy, to talk about his journey into street photography. The two discuss photography, composition, growth, Fuji cameras, hip-hop, sneakers, and much much more. This is our longest episode yet, but a must listen for anyone interested in photography as a hobby or profession. Enjoy!
3 minutes | Nov 22, 2018
Episode 00: A (Re)Introduction
Controlled Chaos is a show for creators. The host, Gajan, sits down with creative minds in varying disciplines to discuss their journey, process, and adversities. The goal of the show is to have honest and meaningful conversations around creating content, our responsibility as creators, and empowering others to create as well. What’s unique about Controlled Chaos is that we unapologetically venture down rabbit holes and embrace the spontaneity of discourse. This show aims to build an experience that’s authentic for the listeners, so that they truly find value in the topics being covered. We hope that you enjoy the content!
106 minutes | Nov 7, 2018
Episode 03: Content Creation & Mental Health with Julian
In this episode, Gajan visits Julian of NOBOX in the UK. The two talk about mental health, overcoming adversity, and dealing with negativity. The conversation goes in several different directions, but there is a common thread of mental health throughout. We hope you enjoy the conversation.
85 minutes | Oct 3, 2018
Episode 02: Growth & Adversity with Carlita
In this episode, Gajan sits down with serial entrepreneur, Carlita. The two talk about growing a brand, overcoming adversity, and dealing with toxicity. This show is transforming into somehting else right before our ears, but we'll have more details on that in the near future. Until then, enjoy the show!
96 minutes | Oct 3, 2018
Episode 01: Controlled Chaos with Steve
Not Another Cooking Show is one of the best channels on YouTube today. Steve, the creator, empowers his viewers to go out and create enjoyable food that's fun to make. Further, he's doing it his own way. In this episode, I had a chance to interview him and dive deep into his thought process. We talk about failure, inspiration, gear, and more! Whether you're a content creator or just getting started, there's a lot of valuable insight for you in this episode. Enjoy!
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