Cut the Bullshit

If you follow my blog or social media, you may have wondered, what has Youn been up to and been doing all these months?

To answer your question, I think I’ve spent the past two years mourning my grandma’s death. I wasn’t sad or crying during this whole time but I was emotionally and psychologically stuck.

If you’ve seen the TV show Dark, it was like I was making progress on moving forward but then I would hit an invisible roadblock of feelings that I could not overcome and that I was going through over and over again.

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Key Metrics that Every Amazon Seller Should Know

I’ve been selling on Amazon for a few years. I built my own Amazon business from scratch, helped brands work towards their first million in sales on Amazon, and now I’m learning how to scale million dollar brands. If you were wondering if there was a special formula that dictates Amazon success, there is. I’m going to break down some key ideas in this blog post. Continue reading Key Metrics that Every Amazon Seller Should Know

Time, Secrets, and the Status Quo

I love my grandmother but in her time and age, a woman’s worth was her beauty and chastity. That was her reality but realities change over time.

Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Peter Thiel all talk about how you need to challenge assumptions. Things that look like truths. They might have been true at one time but they aren’t anymore. These are probably what Thiel considers secrets out in plain sight.  Continue reading Time, Secrets, and the Status Quo

My Experience with New York City’s Specialized High School System

The top two days of public unrest I’ve experienced in my young adult career are 9/11 and when we received our SHSAT scores.

The day we received those SHSAT scores, everything changed for everyone. It was when dreams were broken or made and opportunities were given or taken away.

People like to think that this standardized test is purely merit based or a great marker for intelligence. It isn’t.

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What I Learned from Launching My First Private Label Product

I’ve wanted to launch a private label product for over two years. Private labeling a product means to find a popular product on Amazon, source it, and create a brand around it. They’re also known as “me-too” products.

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