Hi! Nice to meet you.
My name is Shu. I'm an ex data scientist, now a full-time creator.
On my Youtube channel, I make videos about:
– Building an audience online
– Making a living doing what you love, and
– Other random things I love (e.g. app reviews, passive income, health, filming, video editing etc.)
I grew up in Tokyo and moved to the UK when I was 17. I spent 6 years there studying Economics and Statistics.
After completing my master's degree, I moved back to Japan because I got a job as a data scientist in Tokyo. But after a few months, I quit the job because I realised the corporate grind wasn't for me and wanted to do more creative work with time freedom.
It was a huge risk quitting the job to become self-employed because it would mean unstable income. But it's much safer to take such a risk when you're young with no family to feed. That's why I thought it was the best moment to take the plunge.
That's how I became a full-time creator in a nutshell. What's my goal now? Well, I'd like to help people build an audience and make a living doing what they love because I know how much it sucks to be stuck in a job you don't enjoy.
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