Everyday Talent Podcast

Ep 3. Cultivating a Career of Learning on Youtube with Grace Phan-Nguyen

May 01, 2022 Betty Xie Episode 3
Everyday Talent Podcast
Ep 3. Cultivating a Career of Learning on Youtube with Grace Phan-Nguyen
Show Notes

In this day and age, a lot of us want to work abroad and develop a career that is not bound to a location. But how do we actually start? What are some obstacles and challenges we can expect, and what mindsets will get us through the ups and downs? On this very first interview episode on the podcast, I talk with Grace Phan-Nguyen. Grace shares her trajectory of starting her career in theater in Canada, moved to Germany during the global pandemic, and then self-started a career on Youtube. Today she manages two well-loved Youtube food channels. My Name is Andong and Made with Lau, and continues to cultivate  a career of learning driven by her curiosity, humility, and self-care. 

Key highlights:

  • Grace shares her story and key mindsets that motivated her to leave a structure that didn’t serve her anymore, re-started in Germany, and eventually carved out her path on Youtube.
  • For those of you interested in starting a career on Youtube, Grace shares her insights on the possible routes and what to focus on when you’re starting. 
  • As both Grace and I are creatives who manage our own schedule and rhythm of working, we exchange how we actively set boundaries, give ourselves permission to rest, and treat rest as a form of resistance. 

Connect with Grace via Instagram @phantagepoint. Check out her work on Youtube at Made with Lau and My Name is Andong. She also has a cool podcast Our Relationship To, where four friends in three countries come together to talk about their long-distance relationship experiences and their interests. 


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