Why I Quit my Full-time Job as an iOS Android Developer

In today’s video, I wanted to share with you guys a couple of reasons why I decided to quit my full time engineering job and start working for myself. It hasn’t been easy and it’s nothing I would call stable, but it’s very rewarding in other aspects.


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46 Replies to “Why I Quit my Full-time Job as an iOS Android Developer”

  1. theeachuisge

    I think I love learning and coming up with theories. But I like it not stuck in one and only field, so I think academics can also be very uninspiring for some. I still don't know what I want, but I know most jobs are boring and underestimating people's true potentials.

  2. Dave Borchard

    I just found your YouTube channel and subscribed. I skimmed the comments. It looks like your subscribers grew from 16K to 130K in about 11 months. That’s pretty rapid subscribing growth!

    How about an update video how life has been one year after quitting your full time job? I’m retired, so I don’t need to work anymore, and the freedom from working and all the pointless time wasting meetings is a beautiful thing.

    I am in the process of learning iOS programming to develop apps for fun and maybe a little profit with some luck. Please post a video how you learned mobile app development, and you’re recommendations for people that are beginners.


    Hey Brian, I would like to hear your advice on how to be good in company as an employee .. I just got a job as an iOS developer and I want to be better than the other iOS developers in the company ..

  4. Desmond Amaechi

    Hello Brian, how are you doing? My name is Amaechi Desmond, from Lagos
    Nigeria in Africa. You have really influenced me alot with your youtube
    free videos. Am a web developer and recently started developing apps for
    IOS because of your awesome videos. I recently just quit my job to
    start up my own focus on my own company. I have some wonderful ideas i
    will like to gift the world before I turn 30. Am currently 26 years of
    age. I will really love to take your Instagram firebase course but am
    really short on funds as all i could raise was 30 dollars, I dont know
    if you give out free coupons so i could get a discount. Please kindly
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  5. Ben Sandivar

    Hello, friends! I don't know where else I can find the answer to this. Is it possible to swap the x axis for the screen to look reversed left to right? Can anyone help me with this?

  6. Marthy McFly

    Hi Brian, do you recommend to work first in a company as a junior mobile developper or to try directly to become contractor nowadays? I am actually still at college. Thanks!

  7. Brian Roberts

    Wanna get into programming, and possibly major computer science in college. But what you said in this video is that you were left with no challenges once the end goal was reached, is this a common problem in programming jobs? Is there a point in companies where you can't go any further and it just becomes "boring"? And is it still a good field to go into? I know this is a lot but yeah?

  8. Sarp Kaya

    Hi Brian,
    So what do you exactly do? In one of your previous videos you mentioned you only do contracting these days and will be mentioning how much money to expect for contracting out. Is this what your company is about, or is it something separate to that?

  9. Gerard Ramos

    Great work with the videos man, these programming and developer insights are extremely useful especially to the new guys like me that are starting out. Keep up the good work!!

  10. Easy Life

    Over 30 years of tech experience here. I've worked FT, PT, contractor and now I only work on my apps. The main thing I've learned is that we use our skills to build something that is actually an ASSET. Therefore FT, PT and contractors build assets for SOMEONE ELSE and they will benefit from it in the long term, not you. They will make money from it every single day and you've only got paid once to create it. Sure you get paid every month a salary but you are creating even more assets for them. When you get paid $160k you are building something that will generate millions for your boss, not for you. Think about it….

  11. Bloodluster

    Working that 9-5, running that treadmill and retiring when you're 60-70 isn't for everyone. If you do succeed with your business maybe you can retire early. Go big or go home.

    And obviously it's better to exploit employees and profit off them rather then to be one and be profited off of.

  12. Danilo Ojeda

    Brian, Can I join your team part-time? I don't know much about programming, but minimum HTML and CSS. What advice would you be able to provide me? (Mentor)

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