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August 14, 2019

Podcast Episode 6: An Asian American Actor Learns How To Be Bold

Archie Kao (@archiekao) is an American and Chinese actor best known for series regulars roles on Chicago P.D., Power Rangers Lost Galaxy as well as long-running hit CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
July 24, 2019

Podcast Episode 5: Dropping Out of College to Pursue Entrepreneurship, from an Asian Perspective

You define your own success - that’s the biggest lesson Kenny Nguyen (@the_kennynguyen), now the CEO of a successful marketing agency, learned when he dropped out of college during his sophomore year.
July 5, 2019

Podcast Episode 4: An Asian American Filmmaker Leaves Disney and Fox to Start His Own Production Company

Justin Ching (@justinrching) is a producer who has made hit series for many media giants including Disney, YouTube, and Fox. He’s since left his full-time job at Fox to pursue a different kind of journey; in 2016, he founded his own production company, j-school, through which he works to tell the stories that matter the most: those of all underrepresented groups.
June 9, 2019

Podcast Episode 3: What It’s Like Being an Independent Asian Filmmaker

Wen Ren (@thewenren) is a Chinese-American filmmaker based between Los Angeles, California and Beijing, China.
May 31, 2019
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Podcast Episode 2: The Asian Who Failed the MCAT, then Founded a 7-Figure Marketing Company

Dominic Zhai (@dominiczhai) failed the MCAT when he was 22, but it was the single most life-changing experience he’s had. Because if you could fail going the “safe” route, why not fail while trying to pursue what you love?
May 25, 2019
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Podcast Episode 1: Why Am I Not a Doctor? An Introduction

On this first episode, host Dominic Zhai (@dominiczhai) talks through the grand intention of the podcast and gives insight to his life journey thus far: from being a shy Asian kid raised by a single, immigrant mother in Wisconsin to a world-traveler, 7-figure business entrepreneur, and Forbes 30 Under 30 recipient.
May 1, 2019

Here’s some practical advice for people under 30

Recently I was awarded Forbes 30 Under 30 which made me reflect on this exact question: what practical advice would I give to someone under 30? Of course there’s a whole list of important advice that I’d give surrounding personal life, relationships, career, spirituality, fitness and more. However, if I […]
February 25, 2019

What Do Entrepreneurs Do In Their Free Time?

I’ve been an entrepreneur for most of my life. At 8, I was the kid selling Oreos on the side of the street. At 12, I was buying computer parts, assembling computers and selling them online to random people I met or on platforms like eBay. At 22, I began […]
September 12, 2018

Why Traveling The World Has Left Me Feeling Empty

I spent this morning walking aimlessly around Paris. I was looking for something, but I wasn’t really sure what. I saw the Paris Opera House for like the 12th time which was cool, and I snapped a photo. At some point I decided to fire up Google Maps and type […]