Ep. 34 I Bart Kwan (Co-Founder of Just Kidding Films and Barbell Brigade) - How Bart Went From YouTube Comedy Skits To A Full-Blown Business Empire
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For today's Spotlight Episode, I have Bart Kwan, the Co-Founder of Just Kidding Films and Barbell Brigade, joining me. We talk about the early days of Youtube to creating a dream lifestyle for himself and his family.
In this episode, we discuss:
- His experience growing up in an ethnically diverse city
- Moving from Cerritos, Ca to San Gabriel Valley, Ca and experiencing a culture shock (majority Asian population)
- The original goal for Just Kidding Films was to bring Asians together
- The start of Just Kidding Films
- How getting into trouble in his youth forced him to take a route into the military
- Feeling like he has to go harder in everything he does to challenge negative stereotypes
- What's the coolest thing that's happened since starting Just Kidding Films?
- What were your original aspirations, and have they changed?
- The moment he knew he finally made it with Just Kidding Films
- Finally seeing some returns after working so hard
- How long has Just Kidding Films been around?
- First time receiving money from Youtube Adsense
- How are you able to maintain balance with so many projects/businesses going on simultaneously?
- Why continue working so hard?
- Pursuing your passion first then using your passion as a launchpad for other things
- What's the one piece of advice you would tell someone?
- Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
You can follow Bart on Instagram at @bartkwan.
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