Video I Quit A Job In Hollywood. (1 Viewer)

trickdaley

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Know your worth. Or someone else will define it for you.

I moved out to Hollywood from Hanoi, Vietnam to join a startup company. After 2 days I knew it wasn't the right place for me. Here is a detailed video:

 
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In those two days did they steal your creativity?

This is what I heard:

Blah blah...true transient

Blah blah...true transient

Blah blah some more...true transient.
 
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In those two days did they steal your creativity?

This is what I heard:

Blah blah...true transient

Blah blah...true transient

Blah blah some more...true transient.
Haha. This video is more geared toward the people who already follow me on Youtube, so it isn't so much quick and to the point to attract new viewers.

I suggest checking out other videos on my Youtube channel (youtube.com/truetransient) to see some better "creativity".
 

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Just a question though, why would you move from Hanoi, Vietnam where the cost of living is mere dollars a day, to Hollywood, one of the more expensive places in the country? I realize it was for a startup company, but it seems like a big decision to make for changing your mind after just two days. There is so much "secretive" talking in your video it's hard to understand what is going on other than you quitting a job in Hollywood. I never got to the end of the video, but there is always work out there someone is not willing to do. I'm sure you'll be fine. It looks like you put in some work on your Channel. Good luck and safe travels.
 
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Just a question though, why would you move from Hanoi, Vietnam where the cost of living is mere dollars a day, to Hollywood, one of the more expensive places in the country? I realize it was for a startup company, but it seems like a big decision to make for changing your mind after just two days. There is so much "secretive" talking in your video it's hard to understand what is going on other than you quitting a job in Hollywood. I never got to the end of the video, but there is always work out there someone is not willing to do. I'm sure you'll be fine. It looks like you put in some work on your Channel. Good luck and safe travels.
There was no "change of mind." I committed to the job opportunity in Hollywood because I was under the impression that it would be worth my time (and the flight from Hanoi) and it would be a step up from where I was at.

This impression could've been a fault of mine for not vetting the company enough or a fault of the company for giving me a false impression. In reality I think it was a combination of the two.

I worked with the company for 2 days and observed behaviors and decision making that led me to believe my time was better spent on other opportunities that I've created. So it wasn't a matter of me working the job and then changing my mind, it really was a re-alignment of my priorities and a very valuable learning experience.

I do speak on this in the video and recommend that you watch it in full if you would like to get a clearer understanding of what happened. I do understand it is quite long to listen to someone speak for 6 minutes if you arent already interested in their content.
 

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There was no "change of mind." I committed to the job opportunity in Hollywood because I was under the impression that it would be worth my time (and the flight from Hanoi) and it would be a step up from where I was at.

This impression could've been a fault of mine for not vetting the company enough or a fault of the company for giving me a false impression. In reality I think it was a combination of the two.

I worked with the company for 2 days and observed behaviors and decision making that led me to believe my time was better spent on other opportunities that I've created. So it wasn't a matter of me working the job and then changing my mind, it really was a re-alignment of my priorities and a very valuable learning experience.

I do speak on this in the video and recommend that you watch it in full if you would like to get a clearer understanding of what happened. I do understand it is quite long to listen to someone speak for 6 minutes if you arent already interested in their content.
as someone that has both worked with hollywood people throughout my life and also lived in los angeles for a period of time, i know what it can be like working for not-so-honest people, so i didn't really question that portion of the video. sucks you had to go all the way across the planet to find out they weren't exactly on the up-and-up.

maybe it came off odd to those that haven't been following your channel, but it's pretty hard to encapsulate every episode with the perfect context. personally i thought the video was good and explained the situation rather well (i watched the whole thing).
 
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as someone that has both worked with hollywood people throughout my life and also lived in los angeles for a period of time, i know what it can be like working for not-so-honest people, so i didn't really question that portion of the video. sucks you had to go all the way across the planet to find out they weren't exactly on the up-and-up.

maybe it came off odd to those that haven't been following your channel, but it's pretty hard to encapsulate every episode with the perfect context. personally i thought the video was good and explained the situation rather well (i watched the whole thing).
Thanks Matt, I'm glad you feel that way about the video.

I do think this video is better understood in context, which I think you have from following my journey somewhat..

To anyone else who watches this journey without context, they will probably feel totally different.

Cheers mate
 

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