1 hr 27 min

Ep 100: So Is This MY Why?! | ft Red Hong Yi (guest host) x Ling Yah So This Is My Why

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Welcome to STIMY’s 100th episode!

In this landmark episode, Red Hong Yi (former STIMY Ep 2 guest) is back as the guest HOST!

She brings the 🔥 & asks about my entire journey because since June 2020, STIMY has grown to:

12k+ followers
31k+ downloads
35+ countries;
A book offer; and
1 STIMY physical hangout.


All in the span of 2+ years!!

WOW.

If you’ve ever been curious as to who I am, why I started STIMY, lessons learned, my 200k word novel and what’ll happen moving forward… then this is the episode for you.

Please leave a review/tag us if you listen to this! We'd love to hear from you.



Highlights:

4:04 Kathmandu & a pet podcast project
5:02 My MBTI
7:38 ISTP
10:01 How Red Hong Yi & I met
12:02 How serious was I about STIMY?
12:27 The milestone age of 30 & Daniel Pink
16:23 Juggling work & everything else
20:21 Podcast setup
21:28 Everything is figureoutable
23:22 Creating my 1st website at the age of 10
24:31 Being strategic about my travel blog (www.vidadeliya.com)
25:81 My secret aim with every STIMY interview
28:57 Why do I enjoy stories so much?
30:17 The most emotional story - Notle
35:07 The dream of being a novelist
37:44 Going viral on LinkedIn
45:03 Keep going with no engagement
45:38 Gaining access to extraordinary people
46:16: Being intimidated?
53:07 The secret to success
55:51 Joe, Bumble & Dating
57:37 Web3, NFTs and Memebank
1:00:38 How I pick STIMY guests
1:01:22 Drag Queens
1:02:02 Faith & Davy Liu
1:04:41 STIMY Hangouts in person
1:10:18 LinkedIn writing is like reading a personal diary
1:11:14 Writer’s block
1:14:47 What’s after STIMY’s 100th episode?
1:17:24 Street art & Lawyah
1:18:43 Has my why changed?
1:19:28 Getting a book offer
1:20:20 Serendipity & Cesar Kuriyama
1:24:12 Have you questioned your own why?


📍Show notes: www.sothisismywhy.com/100

🍿 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8Y1Maw1eUw

🙊 Like STIMY? Buy us a ☕️?: https://beacons.ai/sothisismywhy

💌 Weekly Newsletter on upcoming STIMY guests/interesting reads to make you smarter: https://sothisismywhy.ck.page/ebf231f605

Leave a review on STIMY: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/so-this-is-my-why/id1521191442

P/S: Descript is the life-changing video/audio editing app I mentioned, that you can find here: https://www.descript.com/?lmref=sjT9JA

Welcome to STIMY’s 100th episode!

In this landmark episode, Red Hong Yi (former STIMY Ep 2 guest) is back as the guest HOST!

She brings the 🔥 & asks about my entire journey because since June 2020, STIMY has grown to:

12k+ followers
31k+ downloads
35+ countries;
A book offer; and
1 STIMY physical hangout.


All in the span of 2+ years!!

WOW.

If you’ve ever been curious as to who I am, why I started STIMY, lessons learned, my 200k word novel and what’ll happen moving forward… then this is the episode for you.

Please leave a review/tag us if you listen to this! We'd love to hear from you.



Highlights:

4:04 Kathmandu & a pet podcast project
5:02 My MBTI
7:38 ISTP
10:01 How Red Hong Yi & I met
12:02 How serious was I about STIMY?
12:27 The milestone age of 30 & Daniel Pink
16:23 Juggling work & everything else
20:21 Podcast setup
21:28 Everything is figureoutable
23:22 Creating my 1st website at the age of 10
24:31 Being strategic about my travel blog (www.vidadeliya.com)
25:81 My secret aim with every STIMY interview
28:57 Why do I enjoy stories so much?
30:17 The most emotional story - Notle
35:07 The dream of being a novelist
37:44 Going viral on LinkedIn
45:03 Keep going with no engagement
45:38 Gaining access to extraordinary people
46:16: Being intimidated?
53:07 The secret to success
55:51 Joe, Bumble & Dating
57:37 Web3, NFTs and Memebank
1:00:38 How I pick STIMY guests
1:01:22 Drag Queens
1:02:02 Faith & Davy Liu
1:04:41 STIMY Hangouts in person
1:10:18 LinkedIn writing is like reading a personal diary
1:11:14 Writer’s block
1:14:47 What’s after STIMY’s 100th episode?
1:17:24 Street art & Lawyah
1:18:43 Has my why changed?
1:19:28 Getting a book offer
1:20:20 Serendipity & Cesar Kuriyama
1:24:12 Have you questioned your own why?


📍Show notes: www.sothisismywhy.com/100

🍿 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8Y1Maw1eUw

🙊 Like STIMY? Buy us a ☕️?: https://beacons.ai/sothisismywhy

💌 Weekly Newsletter on upcoming STIMY guests/interesting reads to make you smarter: https://sothisismywhy.ck.page/ebf231f605

Leave a review on STIMY: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/so-this-is-my-why/id1521191442

P/S: Descript is the life-changing video/audio editing app I mentioned, that you can find here: https://www.descript.com/?lmref=sjT9JA

1 hr 27 min