Dating, Regrets and Boxing – 2 Million Subscriber Q&A


It’s been 4 years, 395 videos + 131 million views since I uploaded my first video so here’s a Q&A to celebrate hitting 2 million subs! Enjoy 🙂

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Timestamps
00:00 Intro
00:34 What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned on the journey to 2 million subs?
01:03 Would you still recommend starting a YT channel in 2021?
01:32 An update on how much your channel makes with 2M subs?
01:54 If I asked 15 year old Ali what his biggest dream was what would he say?
02:26 Your favourite YT video you’ve uploaded and why?
02:46 What do you think is the hardest thing about being a YouTuber?
03:15 Do you see yourself making more casual videos like vlogs?
03:33 Is there any new type of content you want to delve into?
04:04 Do you like being called productivity guru?
04:55 When are you boxing another YouTuber?
05:08 Are you planning on hiring more members to the team?
05:30 What’s been your favourite moment since starting YT?
06:00 What’s your view on authenticity?
07:34 You and Ben Francis, what’s going on there?
07:55 What’s the one tech device you want but don’t have yet?
08:11 Would you rather have 5 Sheens or one 5 year old Sheen?
08:24 What should I do to increase my typing speed?
08:36 What’s the one thing you wanted to achieve but couldn’t?
09:04 If you could collab with anyone right now, who would it be?
09:16 What’s the best advice you’ve received?
10:12 How do you want to leave a legacy/impact on the world?
10:49 If you could start again, what’s the one thing you’d do differently?
11:16 If you could have one takeaway for the rest of your life which would it be?
11:29 What challenges are you facing from managing 11 people?
12:17 What’s your biggest goal in life?
12:31 Name three goals you’re currently working on
12:59 What was your biggest growth factor?
13:33 What’s been the biggest challenge when you’ve felt like you’ve needed to course correct?
14:38 What was your worst moment as a YouTuber?
15:16 If you weren’t a YouTuber what would you be in your active or passive income?
15:42 What would you do differently if you were to start again from zero?
16:26 What’s the one thing you really wanted at 0 subs?
17:00 If you could change your first video on YT what would you change it to?
17:19 If you had to choose would you give up your med profession for YT and vice versa?
19:22 How many more years do you see yourself doing this?
19:54 How do you visualise yourself in 5 years?
20:37 Who’s your favourite employee?
20:57 Everyone has a role model, who’s yours?
21:14 One quote that stuck with you when you read it?
21:25 What advice do you have for entrepreneurs starting out?
21:50 After setting up various passive income sources, what are your next plans?
22:17 How much is your stock portfolio worth now?
22:26 How is your book writing process going?
23:03 Did your friends/family start to behave differently around you since becoming famous on YT?
23:26 Choosing a major
24:07 What advice would you give to someone who’s struggling to start YT due to family’s and friends’ opinions?
24:43 Share something you’re sad about, something you regret and something you’re anxious about

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