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YouTuber. Author.

How this doctor turned YouTuber and author learned to create on his own terms again

Ali Abdaal never expected to leave his medical career to become a productivity expert with over 5 million YouTube subscribers (and a major book deal). But he thought teaching on YouTube was fun, and that changed everything. This is how he started and scaled his business to millions in revenue and a life he loves.

Words by Isa AdneyPhotography by Henry Thong

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Isa Adney
Isa Adney

Isa is an author and writer and has profiled incredible creators and artists, including Oscar, Grammy, Emmy, and Tony winners. When she’s not writing or interviewing creators, she’s probably walking her dog Stanley, working on her next book, or listening to the Hamilton soundtrack for the 300th time.