SIWIKE “Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier”: the podcast

How gaming helped me get a job Brian Yang - SIWIKE Podcast BY-002 Mentor Corner

November 23rd, 2022  •  32 mins 59 secs  •  Download (22.7 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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In this episode, Brian describes how playing a game helped him overcome his depression and lack of confidence. He found nostalgia in the game and began to rebuild his confidence through analyzing, competing, and networking within the game. He eventually used these skills to network and make connections in the real world, leading to a job opportunity. He also emphasized the importance of taking small steps in building confidence and the power of choice in personal development. The game served as a middle ground for them to build their social skills before applying them in real life.