Why I Left My $100,000+ Job at Google

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CS Dojo : I just made a new video to answer some of the questions I got here! In this new video, I respond to comments like: - Why couldn't you have done YouTube on the side?! - You still work for Google through YouTube lol - Why do you have such a huge microphone?! Here it is: https://youtu.be/G1aDNHbTkTY

CS Dojo : Thanks always for watching this video, guys! The central theme I wanted to convey in this video is that “follow your passion” is not always the best advice. Of course, it would be great if you could do what you love every day to make a living, but sometimes it’s just neither feasible nor realistic. For example, I’m really passionate about stand-up comedy. So, when I left Google, should I have pursued it instead of working on my YouTube channel? Probably not. People wanted to watch my educational YouTube videos because they couldn’t find them anywhere else. On the other hand, there are enough great stand-up comedians out there-- so it would’ve been much harder for me to compete with them. So, I believe that a much better course of action (for most people) is to focus on people’s needs-- in other words, a gap in the market. The more VALUE you provide to the world, the more VALUABLE you become. Once you’re in a strong position like that, you can then slowly shift your work so that it aligns better with your passion :) For more on this topic, I’d recommend the book, So Good They Can’t Ignore You: http://amzn.to/2gXHuax

Adik : Wow, that's quite the friends you got there. If I were in their shoes, I would've slapped you in the face and told you to get a hold of yourself.

Gazoon Man : You dont deserve any dislikes dude

raiNH x Trippa : 100K + a year wow. what’s this logic

Bizzaro : Dude good luck you can do it. I was actually working on a $112k per year job until recession came and everything went haywired. Luckily for me , before that happened I poke around and teach myself and learn from others internet marketing business skills which is now what's making me money. I wouldn't say I wouldn't come back to my engineering job when I'm offered a good pay but it made me see the point of view of taking charge of your income. Entrepreneurship is the way to go...Go for it.

Nick L. : *Could you do coding tutorials?* (JS, Python, C#)

The Chill : you are very smart, I like your channel!!!!!

Adrigogo3 : But if you help too many people, everyone going to be beasts at job interviews and the competition will stay at the same level

riki puris : Omg noob at life

Hizkia Mangihut : You not really leave from google, because you work in youtube. Youtube is google. Google have youtube. Google make a youtube. So.......

Sheerios : Teach us how to do coding and stuff. 👍

Tahmid Ahmed : Big mistake bro.

Saya Konohana : You are such a sweetheart. God Bless.😇

Jayesh Sethiya : Not everyone can leave the world's no.1 job, Only legends can. Bro, you are awesome. You help me alot. You are working day and night just to teach people programming languages and left the highest paid job. Bow down to you legend😀😀

jaison antony : Yeah, right. When they fire you, you have to leave. right? just joking.

Electro Geek : Tutorials on Competitve Coding would been Better And *LOVE YOU MAN* You have a very Big Heart❤❤❤

Jan : ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

boxertest : I subscribed from your video on current languages to learn, loving your channel :-)

Daniel Reminisce Angeles : Respect

Alexey G. : Left Google to work for Google ))

Sabith Pkc Mnr : What?? *I* got a campanion here on *YT!!*

Lavdim : Liar , you just got fired

Herman Darr : google is like working for a dictatoship

Er Damn : I dont know that was amazing decision or stupid decision. But, as long as you happy, do it. For me, I will stick with google, hahhahha.

Sumit Swelsor : You can do both

Jasmin Dillabough : i could agreed but on something more personal and is not wrong yet more human kinda thing :P as i would say something you would rather not have :P even if you do got it :P

Parth Sheta : 👌👌👌👌👍👍👍👍

Sourav Khan : what you do to get into Google

Aditya Mohapatra : Hey, video requester... What do you excell at? Then I will tell you what kind of video I want and like.. except for software engineering thing.

Mihali Pantelous : But technically arent you still working for Google?

Hayley leblance : Im 13 years old girl i need appericiation of all of ur guys im working on Java and coding 2018

batman : You're amazing sir

Denis Sulovic : Okay but we are not YouTube we would stay at google

The King of Muffins : Wow. You care more about the enjoyment of others than you do about your own finances. You truly are amazing.

Xddd Wowowiwowo : Just get a new job if YouTube doesn't work out :D hope it works out for you though your videos are great and your industry you work in needs workers so it shouldn't be that hard or at least I think

ZockerMC : would Never do this

Gone : cause you are anoob xddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd

I am an accident Lol : Beware of the 10 year olds saying that he got fired!

Jacob Reed : He left to get these views...


Nickk Bisht : 0:59 You posted your first video on 5th March 2016 and 10th video was posted on March-27th 2017 and on Nov 6th you posted this. I doubt if Google really hired you , or may be , later , they realised that they made a big mistake by hiring you hence fired you. In software industry it's not a big deal to hire and fire.

Nickk Bisht : 1:22 your camera setup please?

iDevice Helper : i want to be a computer software engineer for Google, so this channel will be very helpful, I subscribed!

Lex Blazer : Nice, man! I did something similar to this (leaving a cushy job to do YT)...and yeah, wow; you got almost 100K subs in just over 20 months...thats very quick. Well done! Odd Niche' to find. Greetings from a fellow BC guy!

Anna Walker : Youve got 320 000 subscribers

Mindful Atmospheric Bro : Keep posting! :D

Tsetsi : superb content!

HardlineAthiest : *AND WHAT'S AMAZING IS, HE'S ONLY 17!*

Twatical : You're an absolute legend