Why You No Doctor Podcast

Join me for exciting and inspiring conversations about entrepreneurship and personal growth. My awesome guests mostly are all Asian, and recipients of the Forbes 30 Under 30 award. They are experts in their respective industries and share actionable knowledge so you can apply it to your own life and career.

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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 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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 1, 2019

Podcast Episode 7: From a 2.1 GPA to $15 Million in Venture Capital Funding

When he was attending Cal State Fullerton, Kevin Chiu (@kvn_chiu) barely graduated with a 2.1 GPA. Now, he and his brother have successfully acquired their Series A funding (over $15 million dollars) for their company Catalyst, the first customer success platform built by a team of customer success leaders.
September 17, 2019

Podcast Episode 8: A Life’s Mission to Develop a Platform that Hires Based on Ability

Tuan Ho (@2onhello) couldn’t afford to pay the tuition to the only college his was accepted to. But one summer and 40 scholarship essays later, he accumulated over $500,000 in scholarships and gladly took the full-ride to Northeastern University.
September 27, 2019

Podcast Episode 9: Defining Your Image – The Self-Portrait Project

Andy Lin (@outromudialista) is the founder and creative director of the Self Portrait Project, an experience that aims to empower people to create their own images and ultimately, express themselves through their own means.