15 Lessons From 2023 - Jordan Peterson, Alex Hormozi & Elon Musk

Last updated: Dec 22, 2023

The video is about the lessons learned from 2023 by Chris Williamson, the host of the Modern Wisdom Podcast. The lessons include the importance of being yourself, not pretending to be someone else, and finding people who like you for who you are. The video also emphasizes the importance of having confidence in oneself and wanting what is truly worth getting, rather than just getting what one wants. The video encourages viewers to spend time working out what they truly want in life and to not be afraid to pursue it.

This video by Chris Williamson was published on Dec 21, 2023.
Video length: 57:04.

In this video, Chris Williamson discusses 15 lessons he learned in 2023 from Jordan Peterson, Alex Hormozi, and Elon Musk.

The first lesson is to be yourself, not because it will make you more likable, but because it's only by being yourself that you'll find people who like you for who you really are. The second lesson is that no criticism will ever fully land if you're one degree removed from the person who's being criticized. The third lesson is that being true to yourself is the only way to receive love and feel connected to the people around you. The fourth lesson is that there are reasons to fear truly showing up, but they pale in insignificance compared to the reasons to hide away. The fifth lesson is that being unapologetic about showing up as your true self is the only way to find people who like you for who you are. The sixth lesson is that it's important to want what's worth getting, not just what you want. The seventh lesson is that the danger of not spending time working out what you want to want can cause you no matter how hard you try. The eighth lesson is that it's important to be willing to take responsibility for your life and not blame others. The ninth lesson is that it's important to be open to new experiences and perspectives. The tenth lesson is that it's important to be willing to learn from your mistakes and failures. The eleventh lesson is that it's important to be willing to take risks and step out of your comfort zone. The twelfth lesson is that it's important to be willing to let go of the past and move forward. The thirteenth lesson is that it's important to be willing to embrace change and uncertainty. The fourteenth lesson is that it's important to be willing to adapt and evolve.

The fifteenth lesson is that it's important to be willing to take care of yourself and prioritize your own well-being.

  • Being yourself is important to find people who like you for who you are, rather than someone you're pretending to be.
  • It's only by being yourself that you'll find people who truly appreciate you.
  • Criticism won't fully land when you're one degree removed from the person being criticized.
  • You won't feel connected to the successes you have in life if you're not fully yourself.
  • Being yourself is the only way to truly connect with people and find success in life.
  • It's important to show up unapologetically to the world and be true to yourself.
  • The world would be fundamentally less if Salvador Dali hadn't done all of the other things he did.
  • Michelangelo didn't do Dary and da Vinci didn't do Dary, so had Salvador been anything short of his absolute self, the world would have been different.
  • Being unapologetically yourself is the only way to truly connect with people and find success in life.
  • It's important to have confidence in who you are when fully exposing yourself as someone that's likable.
  • It's important to have a clear idea of what you want in life to achieve success and fulfillment.
  • It's important to have a clear idea of what you want in life to avoid wasting time and effort.
  • It's important to want what's truly worth getting, rather than just getting what you want.
  • Spending time working out what you truly want in life is important to find success and fulfillment.
  • Not spending time working out what you truly want can cause you no matter how hard you try.
  • It's important to find people who like you for who you are, rather than someone you're pretending to be.
  • It's important to have confidence in oneself and what one wants in life.
  • It's important to be open-minded and consider different options when working towards one's goals.
  • It's important to be proactive in achieving one's goals.
  • It's important to not be afraid to make changes and adjust your plans as needed.
  • The importance of being authentic in relationships.
  • The negative consequences of performative empathy and the importance of genuine compassion.
  • The importance of finding one's passion and pursuing it.
  • The negative consequences of not knowing what one truly wants in life.
  • The importance of taking the time to reflect on one's goals and aspirations.
  • The importance of not being afraid to pursue one's passions.
  • The negative consequences of not pursuing one's passions.
  • The importance of having confidence in oneself.
  • The negative consequences of low self-esteem.
  • The importance of wanting what is truly worth getting.
  • The negative consequences of settling for less.
  • The importance of believing in oneself and one's abilities.
  • The importance of being open-minded and willing to learn from others.
  • The negative consequences of being closed-minded.
  • The importance of being willing to consider different perspectives.
  • The negative consequences of being too quick to judge others.
  • The importance of being humble and teachable.
  • The importance of being resilient and able to bounce back from adversity.
  • The negative consequences of being overly sensitive or emotional.
  • The importance of being able to handle difficult situations with grace and composure.
  • The negative consequences of giving up too easily.
  • The importance of being able to handle setbacks and failures with a positive attitude.

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Lesson 1: Be Yourself

  • Being yourself is important to find people who like you for who you are, rather than someone you're pretending to be.
  • It's only by being yourself that you'll find people who truly appreciate you.
  • Criticism won't fully land when you're one degree removed from the person being criticized.
  • You won't feel connected to the successes you have in life if you're not fully yourself.
  • Being yourself is the only way to truly connect with people and find success in life.
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Lesson 2: Show Up Unapologetically

  • It's important to show up unapologetically to the world and be true to yourself.
  • The world would be fundamentally less if Salvador Dali hadn't done all of the other things he did.
  • Michelangelo didn't do Dary and da Vinci didn't do Dary, so had Salvador been anything short of his absolute self, the world would have been different.
  • Being unapologetically yourself is the only way to truly connect with people and find success in life.
  • It's important to have confidence in who you are when fully exposing yourself as someone that's likable.
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Lesson 3: Want What's Worth Getting

  • It's important to want what's worth getting, rather than just getting what you want.
  • Spending time working out what you truly want in life is important to find success and fulfillment.
  • Not spending time working out what you truly want can cause you no matter how hard you try.
  • It's important to have a clear idea of what you want in life to achieve success and fulfillment.
  • It's important to have a clear idea of what you want in life to avoid wasting time and effort.
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Lesson 4: Find People Who Like You for Who You Are

  • It's important to find people who like you for who you are, rather than someone you're pretending to be.
  • Being yourself is the only way to truly connect with people and find success in life.
  • It's important to have confidence in who you are when fully exposing yourself as someone that's likable.
  • It's important to have a clear idea of what you want in life to find people who like you for who you are.
  • It's important to have a clear idea of what you want in life to avoid wasting time and effort.
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Lesson 5: Be Confident in Yourself

  • It's important to be confident in yourself and want what's truly worth getting.
  • Having people fall in love with a fake version of you doesn't seem fulfilling.
  • It's important to have confidence in who you are when fully exposing yourself as someone that's likable.
  • It's important to have a clear idea of what you want in life to have confidence in yourself.
  • It's important to have a clear idea of what you want in life to avoid wasting time and effort.
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Lesson 1: Be Yourself

  • The video emphasizes the importance of being yourself and not pretending to be someone else.
  • It is important to find people who like you for who you are, rather than trying to fit in with a group.
  • Being true to oneself can lead to greater happiness and fulfillment in life.
  • It is important to be confident in oneself and what one wants in life.
  • The video encourages viewers to spend time working out what they truly want in life and to not be afraid to pursue it.
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Lesson 2: Don't Follow Blindly

  • The video warns against blindly following desires and impulses.
  • It is important to think for oneself and not be influenced by the assumptions of others.
  • The video encourages viewers to question their own programming and desires.
  • It is important to be able to think critically and make decisions based on one's own values and goals.
  • The video emphasizes the importance of being able to separate one's own desires from those of others.
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Lesson 3: Want What's Worth Getting

  • The video encourages viewers to want what's truly worth getting, rather than just getting what they want.
  • It is important to have a clear understanding of what one truly wants in life.
  • The video emphasizes the importance of setting goals and working towards them.
  • It is important to be patient and persistent in achieving one's goals.
  • The video encourages viewers to not be afraid to take risks and pursue their dreams.
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Lesson 4: Spend Time Working Out What You Want

  • The video encourages viewers to spend time working out what they truly want in life.
  • It is important to be honest with oneself about one's desires and goals.
  • The video emphasizes the importance of being proactive in achieving one's goals.
  • It is important to be open-minded and consider different options when working towards one's goals.
  • The video encourages viewers to not be afraid to make changes and adjust their plans as needed.
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Lesson 1: Be Yourself

  • The importance of being yourself and not pretending to be someone else.
  • Finding people who like you for who you are.
  • The negative consequences of prioritizing short-term emotional comfort over long-term thriving.
  • The importance of authenticity in relationships.
  • The negative consequences of performative empathy and the importance of genuine compassion.
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Lesson 2: Find Your Passion

  • The importance of finding one's passion and pursuing it.
  • The negative consequences of not knowing what one truly wants in life.
  • The importance of taking the time to reflect on one's goals and aspirations.
  • The importance of not being afraid to pursue one's passions.
  • The negative consequences of not pursuing one's passions.
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Lesson 3: Be Confident

  • The importance of having confidence in oneself.
  • The negative consequences of low self-esteem.
  • The importance of wanting what is truly worth getting.
  • The negative consequences of settling for less.
  • The importance of believing in oneself and one's abilities.
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Lesson 4: Be Open-Minded

  • The importance of being open-minded and willing to learn from others.
  • The negative consequences of being closed-minded.
  • The importance of being willing to consider different perspectives.
  • The negative consequences of being too quick to judge others.
  • The importance of being humble and teachable.
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Lesson 5: Be Resilient

  • The importance of being resilient and able to bounce back from adversity.
  • The negative consequences of being overly sensitive or emotional.
  • The importance of being able to handle difficult situations with grace and composure.
  • The negative consequences of giving up too easily.
  • The importance of being able to handle setbacks and failures with a positive attitude.
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Lesson 1: Be Yourself

  • The video emphasizes the importance of being yourself and not pretending to be someone else.
  • It encourages viewers to find people who like them for who they are, rather than trying to fit in with a certain group.
  • The video suggests that being true to oneself is essential for happiness and fulfillment.
  • It also highlights the dangers of toxic compassion, which can lead to jealousy and envy.
  • The video encourages viewers to focus on their own desires and goals, rather than comparing themselves to others.
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Lesson 2: Find People Who Like You

  • The video emphasizes the importance of finding people who like you for who you are.
  • It suggests that trying to fit in with a certain group can lead to unhappiness and a lack of fulfillment.
  • The video encourages viewers to focus on building relationships with people who appreciate them for their unique qualities.
  • It also highlights the dangers of toxic compassion, which can lead to jealousy and envy.
  • The video suggests that it's better to have a few close friends who truly care about you, rather than a large group of acquaintances who don't really know you.
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Lesson 3: Have Confidence in Yourself

  • The video emphasizes the importance of having confidence in oneself.
  • It suggests that having confidence in oneself is essential for achieving one's goals and finding happiness.
  • The video encourages viewers to focus on their own strengths and abilities, rather than comparing themselves to others.
  • It also highlights the dangers of toxic compassion, which can lead to jealousy and envy.
  • The video suggests that having confidence in oneself can help overcome fear and uncertainty.
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Lesson 4: Want What is Truly Worth Getting

  • The video emphasizes the importance of wanting what is truly worth getting.
  • It suggests that it's better to focus on achieving one's goals and desires, rather than just getting what one wants.
  • The video encourages viewers to think deeply about what they truly want in life, rather than just following the crowd.
  • It also highlights the dangers of toxic compassion, which can lead to jealousy and envy.
  • The video suggests that having a clear understanding of one's goals and desires can help guide decision-making and lead to greater fulfillment.
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Lesson 5: Spend Time Working Out What You Truly Want

  • The video emphasizes the importance of spending time working out what one truly wants in life.
  • It suggests that taking the time to reflect on one's goals and desires can help guide decision-making and lead to greater fulfillment.
  • The video encourages viewers to think deeply about what they truly want, rather than just following the crowd.
  • It also highlights the dangers of toxic compassion, which can lead to jealousy and envy.
  • The video suggests that having a clear understanding of one's goals and desires can help guide decision-making and lead to greater fulfillment.
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Lessons Learned from 2023

  • The importance of being yourself and not pretending to be someone else.
  • The importance of having confidence in oneself and wanting what is truly worth getting, rather than just getting what one wants.
  • The importance of finding people who like you for who you are.
  • The disconcerting feeling of becoming more confident and influential, and how it changes the way people treat and react to you.
  • The idea that trajectory (how much more important it is than your position) is more important than your position, and how it affects how people see and value you.
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Lesson 1: Be Yourself

  • The video emphasizes the importance of being yourself and not pretending to be someone else.
  • It encourages viewers to find people who like them for who they are.
  • The video suggests that having confidence in oneself and wanting what is truly worth getting is more important than just getting what one wants.
  • It encourages viewers to spend time working out what they truly want in life and to not be afraid to pursue it.
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