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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