Re-examining my goals to be a Youtuber

  1. Money: I want to fat FIRE. There, I said it. It’s just not very likely, but it’d be great. Great to be free from obligation/work/waking up early/routine, from others’ control…to some degree. And able to just have kids without working.
  2. Meaning: Sure, there’s the “superficial” meaning from leaving a legacy and finding pride in building something. But there’s also meaning in having created something — like a child project. Putting your heart into something and getting results.
  • be on camera
  • invest my own money into the project
  • dedicate time
  • decide on the topic/niche (I wavered)
  • get over fears of things failing because of myself
  • design a system that works depending on the topic/niche
  • my “boring” life / eccentric introverted lifestyle (benchmarks: Kelly Stamps, Sena Shimotsuma)
  • life crisis and life stories (benchmarks needed, maybe Kelly Stamps too): this is like pondering about existential stuff and quick studies/points/research that I will mention. stories I will have to get used to rambling from memory
  • daily reflection/vlogging but with a title that is later conceived after an outline is created (benchmarks: techlead (but less niched),

--

--

--

Quirky, curious, and philosophical Asian American gay Ivy League grad living in Southern California.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

The Purpose of Life

Moved to a new country? Learn to welcome your identity crisis.

If I Die Before I Wake

Life Counter: A short story

Woman using a smartphone.

The Mastermind Experiment: Success Breeds Success

Acknowleding Weakness is an Act of Strengh

Hiding Our Uniqueness Decimates Our Wholeness

What is next for you in 2021?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
My Secret Notebook

My Secret Notebook

Quirky, curious, and philosophical Asian American gay Ivy League grad living in Southern California.

More from Medium

Dear Yoruba People,

Africanfuturism: What is it and What are the Material Implications for the African Continent?

A stack on African science texts

Where Am I?