Do You Actually Need Passion To Be Successful? - James Smith

Last updated: Jan 5, 2024

The video is about James Smith, who is a guest on Chris Williamson's podcast. James Smith is a comedian and author who has been on tour with Chris Williamson for four weeks. James Smith is meticulous in his projects and is fantastic at traveling and working for a company. He is also very chill and easygoing, and James Smith is able to tell when he is tired because he puts on airpods and puts on an eye mask. James Smith is also very interested in seeing new experiences and meeting new people. He has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen. James Smith has also learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online. He has realized that the world is much more positive in person than it seems through the internet. James Smith has also learned that people are more prepared to be vulnerable in person.

This video by Chris Williamson was published on Jan 4, 2024.
Video length: 01:42:55.

In this video, James Smith, the host of the Modern Wisdom Podcast, discusses the idea that passion is not necessary for success.

He argues that success can be achieved through hard work, dedication, and a willingness to learn and adapt. Smith shares his own experiences as a traveling and working company, and how he has learned to be meticulous in his projects and to create a comfortable environment for himself. He also discusses the importance of being able to connect with people in person and how this can lead to a greater sense of connection and understanding.

Overall, Smith suggests that success is not just about having passion, but also about being willing to put in the work and to be open to new experiences.

  • James Smith is a comedian and author who has been on tour with Chris Williamson for four weeks.
  • He is meticulous in his projects and is fantastic at traveling and working for a company.
  • James Smith is also very chill and easygoing, and James Smith is able to tell when he is tired because he puts on airpods and puts on an eye mask.
  • He has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen.
  • James Smith has also learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
  • James Smith believes that passion is not necessary to be successful.
  • He believes that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
  • James Smith has learned that the levels of happiness that we experience from interactions change as the importance of them changes.
  • He has also learned that the levels of happiness that we experience from interactions change as our mindset changes.

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James Smith's Background

  • James Smith is a comedian and author who has been on tour with Chris Williamson for four weeks.
  • He is meticulous in his projects and is fantastic at traveling and working for a company.
  • James Smith is chill and easygoing, and he is able to tell when he is tired because he puts on airpods and puts on an eye mask.
  • He is very interested in seeing new experiences and meeting new people.
  • James Smith has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen.
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James Smith's Thoughts on Passion

  • James Smith believes that passion is not necessary to be successful.
  • He believes that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
  • James Smith has learned that the world is much more positive in person than it seems through the internet.
  • He has realized that people are more prepared to be vulnerable in person.
  • James Smith believes that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
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James Smith's Background

  • James Smith is a comedian and author who has been on tour with Chris Williamson for four weeks.
  • He is meticulous in his projects and is fantastic at traveling and working for a company.
  • James Smith is also very chill and easygoing, and James Smith is able to tell when he is tired because he puts on airpods and puts on an eye mask.
  • He has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen.
  • James Smith has also learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
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James Smith's Interests

  • James Smith is interested in seeing new experiences and meeting new people.
  • He has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen.
  • James Smith has also learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
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James Smith's Career

  • James Smith is a comedian and author who has been on tour with Chris Williamson for four weeks.
  • He is meticulous in his projects and is fantastic at traveling and working for a company.
  • James Smith is also very chill and easygoing, and James Smith is able to tell when he is tired because he puts on airpods and puts on an eye mask.
  • He has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen.
  • James Smith has also learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
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James Smith's Thoughts on Passion

  • James Smith believes that passion is not necessary to be successful.
  • He believes that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
  • James Smith has learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
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James Smith's Experience with Touring

  • James Smith is a comedian and author who has been on tour with Chris Williamson for four weeks.
  • He is meticulous in his projects and is fantastic at traveling and working for a company.
  • James Smith is also very chill and easygoing, and James Smith is able to tell when he is tired because he puts on airpods and puts on an eye mask.
  • He has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen.
  • James Smith has also learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
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James Smith's Interest in New Experiences

  • James Smith has a strong interest in seeing new experiences and meeting new people.
  • He has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen.
  • James Smith has also learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
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James Smith's Experience with Uber Surcharges

  • James Smith has heard that Uber Surcharges on happiness increase as the levels of happiness increase.
  • He has also heard that the levels of happiness that we would experience from interactions would be ascending in line with the relative increases in money.
  • However, James Smith has learned that this is not the case and that the levels of happiness that we experience from interactions change as the importance of them changes.
  • He has also learned that the levels of happiness that we experience from interactions change as our mindset changes.
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James Smith's Experience with Passion

  • James Smith has learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
  • He has also learned that the levels of happiness that we experience from interactions change as the importance of them changes.
  • James Smith has also learned that the levels of happiness that we experience from interactions change as our mindset changes.
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Section 1: Passion and Success

  • James Smith is a comedian and author who has been on tour with Chris Williamson for four weeks.
  • James Smith is meticulous in his projects and is fantastic at traveling and working for a company.
  • James Smith is also very chill and easygoing, and James Smith is able to tell when he is tired because he puts on airpods and puts on an eye mask.
  • James Smith is very interested in seeing new experiences and meeting new people.
  • James Smith has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen.
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Section 2: Expectations and Disappointment

  • James Smith feels despondent at Christmas on Christmas Day because his song doesn't hit number one for the third time in 12 months.
  • James Smith is beaten by him in a different song but that song wasn't as wam as how insane are those expectations.
  • James Smith has realized that the world is much more positive in person than it seems through the internet.
  • James Smith has learned that people are more prepared to be vulnerable in person.
  • James Smith has learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
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Section 3: Celebrating Wins

  • People need to be better at celebrating those wins that come along the way.
  • Everyone out there thinking it's the big stuff, but it's the little wins that are important.
  • James Smith misses those little wins and everyone out there thinking it's the big stuff.
  • People need to be better at celebrating those wins that come along the way.
  • It's important to celebrate those wins, no matter how small they may be.
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Section 4: Gratitude and Ambition

  • People need to take gratitude in the successes that they have.
  • It's important to congratulate oneself and give oneself a pat on the back.
  • It's important to take gratitude in the successes that one has.
  • It's important to take gratitude in the successes that one has.
  • It's important to take gratitude in the successes that one has.
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James Smith's Background and Interests

  • James Smith is a comedian and author who has been on tour with Chris Williamson for four weeks.
  • He is meticulous in his projects and is fantastic at traveling and working for a company.
  • James Smith is also very chill and easygoing, and he is able to tell when he is tired because he puts on airpods and puts on an eye mask.
  • He has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen.
  • James Smith has also learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
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James Smith's Views on Passion

  • James Smith believes that passion is not necessary to be successful.
  • He thinks that people are more prepared to be vulnerable in person than they seem through the internet.
  • James Smith has learned that the world is much more positive in person than it seems through the internet.
  • He has realized that people are more prepared to be vulnerable in person than they seem through the internet.
  • James Smith has also learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
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Section 1: Refund Policy

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  • The minimum bar that people are prepared to quit at continues to get higher and higher.
  • People will quit much sooner than they would do previously.
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Section 2: Hard Work and Achievements

  • Success coming about due to incredible levels of hard work makes achievements seem more retainable not less attainable.
  • If it was no hard work you go, well where did it come from just came from luck.
  • Being open about the process and the hard work in the self-doubt makes things that are incredible seem more achievable.
  • Biases can be used to just counteract someone's points.
  • People use a bias to try and explain why they're what they're doing is not working.
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Section 3: Survivorship Bias

  • Survivorship bias is 100% credible but I also feel now that biases can be used to just counteract someone's points.
  • People use a bias to try and explain why they're what they're doing is not working.
  • We had two Lads at our last event who wanted to get you know do well on YouTube whatever and they were telling me this telling me that I was like do 100 videos.
  • I said out one out of 100 of those one of them is going to do better than the others and I said you can now look at that one and go why on Earth did that one do well.
  • People aren't going to learn until they start doing the work.
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Section 4: Unwavering Belief

  • An unwavering belief that it could work is necessary for success.
  • Fantasy is a great word to describe it in the early onset of using social media.
  • People do need to become very Centric on their own journey.
  • Even if someone else has been incredibly fortunate, what is it Malcolm Gladwell in outliers speaks about how lucky Bill Gates was to be born it could be outli could be something else to be born at a certain time where if Bill Gates was a little bit older he would have missed the first computer because he'd be out working.
  • People do need to become very Centric on their own journey.
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James Smith's Journey

  • James Smith is a comedian and author who has been on tour with Chris Williamson for four weeks.
  • He is meticulous in his projects and is fantastic at traveling and working for a company.
  • James Smith is also very chill and easygoing, and James Smith is able to tell when he is tired because he puts on airpods and puts on an eye mask.
  • He has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen.
  • James Smith has also learned that being able to see people in person is very different from seeing them online.
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Luck and Preparation

  • James Smith believes that luck is where preparation meets opportunity.
  • He thinks that there is a tremendous element of luck to everyone's journey.
  • James Smith believes that if you're not working hard when that wave of luck comes along, who is it that says luck is where preparation meets opportunity?
  • He thinks that luck is just one of those guys where you go yeah that seems about right, let's throw it let's throw toward Churchill.
  • James Smith believes that don't assume that something you see as obvious is obvious to everybody else.
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Podcasting and Growth

  • James Smith believes that podcasting is just continuing to go like that.
  • He thinks that it's maybe last year by a percentage started to tail off a little bit.
  • Five years ago it might have seemed like oh yeah everybody's got a podcast.
  • Now it's kind of starting to hit mainstream and there's still tons and tons of people.
  • James Smith believes that we just don't have that theory of mind to work out what is obvious to us but might not be to everyone else.
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Creating Content

  • James Smith believes that you can get your phone out, you can message people, DM people, get back to people, do a story, Q&A, whatever you can.
  • He believes that you can manipulate your own stock through effort.
  • James Smith believes that with investments you can't manipulate Your Own Stock the mercy of the market and another point about podcasts and about social media and about video creating content there be some some people.
  • He believes that people go ah should I become a PT and sometimes I think no sometimes I think yeah but then I was like although the space is saturated I don't think it's that competitive and I actually think it's the same with a podcast where although everyone's got a podcast if you want to be one of the best you actually don't have to do that much work you need good production good organization here's one thing for you.
  • James Smith believes that one of the reasons that you are very good at this is the half an hour.
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Preparation

  • 20 minutes of preparation before a meeting or a sales call or a job interview can add 20 IQ points.
  • Even just a little bit more preparation can have a positive impact on the outcome of a meeting or a sales call or a job interview.
  • People often put a lot of effort into one side of things but not the other.
  • Even just resting and thinking a little bit more about what you make content about can have a positive impact on the outcome of your content.
  • It's important to put effort into research before starting a podcast.
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Choices

  • If you cannot decide the answer is no.
  • Modern society is full of options, which can make it hard to decide on which option to choose.
  • If something is not an obvious slam dunk, it's likely a better option will come along soon.
  • If it's not a hell yeah, it's a no.
  • It's important to consider the pressure of all decisions when making a choice.
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Paralysis of Options

  • The paradox of choice can negate your ability to make a decision.
  • When you go shopping for something, too many options can make it hard to make a decision.
  • If you reduce the number of options, your ability to make a decision is made much simpler.
  • The paradox of choice can make it harder to make a decision.
  • It's important to consider the psychological price of reaching a point of decision making.
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Jeans

  • In the past, buying a pair of jeans was more difficult because there were too many options.
  • Now, buying a pair of jeans is much simpler because there are fewer options.
  • The ability to make a decision is made much simpler when there are fewer options.
  • The other side of having too many options is the psychological price of decision making.
  • It's important to consider the utility in economists terms that you get from each individual decision.
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The Positive Correlation of Having Children

  • Having children has a positive correlation on every area of life except for the decision-making process.
  • The decision to have children is often made based on a person's age, readiness, and relationship status.
  • People often set an age for when they will have children, but this age is often pushed back year by year.
  • The decision to have children can be influenced by a person's relationship status, as well as their readiness to start a family.
  • The decision to have children can also be influenced by a person's age, as they may wait until they are no longer fertile to have children.
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The Importance of Being Ready for Children

  • Being ready for children is a very subjective thing when it comes to having children.
  • People often make decisions about having children based on their readiness, but this can be difficult to determine.
  • It is important to make decisions about having children in advance, so that a person can be prepared for the challenges that come with parenthood.
  • It is also important to be aware of the potential challenges that come with having children, such as the time and effort required to raise them.
  • It is important to be aware of the potential challenges that come with having children, such as the time and effort required to raise them.
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The Importance of Starting Sooner Than Expected

  • Starting sooner than expected can be a good idea for people who want to have children.
  • It is important to be aware of the potential challenges that come with having children, such as the time and effort required to raise them.
  • It is important to be aware of the potential challenges that come with having children, such as the time and effort required to raise them.
  • It is important to be aware of the potential challenges that come with having children, such as the time and effort required to raise them.
  • It is important to be aware of the potential challenges that come with having children, such as the time and effort required to raise them.
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The Importance of Being Prepared for Children

  • Being prepared for children is important for a successful and fulfilling parenthood experience.
  • It is important to be aware of the potential challenges that come with having children, such as the time and effort required to raise them.
  • It is important to be aware of the potential challenges that come with having children, such as the time and effort required to raise them.
  • It is important to be aware of the potential challenges that come with having children, such as the time and effort required to raise them.
  • It is important to be aware of the potential challenges that come with having children, such as the time and effort required to raise them.
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The Idea of Declinism

  • Declinism is the idea that the world is becoming a worst place.
  • Social media has contributed to this idea by making people feel like it is.
  • The world is actually getting better in many ways.
  • There has been a decrease in birth rates, which has led to a decrease in deaths and an increase in life expectancy.
  • The decline in birth rates is not a subjective opinion, but can be proven through objective statistics.
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The Inoculation of Fear

  • The idea of declinism can be repurposed into a social justice campaign.
  • Fear of childbirth and the potential complications and deaths of children can be used as an argument for not having children.
  • This argument can be considered genocidal, but when it comes to one's own family, it is seen as heroic.
  • The personal motivations of people who choose not to have children are often put outward as an altruistic philosophy.
  • The fear of childbirth is an honest fear, but it is often used as a justification for not having children.
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The Destiny of Population

  • It is possible to predict with 100% accuracy the maximum number of people that can be around in the future.
  • The decline in birth rates is one of the few things that can be predicted with absolute accuracy.
  • The gains made for the climate by not having children can be offset by the flights and other activities that people engage in.
  • Many people choose not to enter relationships and have children because they are not ready or enjoying their life too much.
  • The standard of living has raised the quality of life for many people, making children seem like a downgrade.
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The Role of Passion in Success

  • Chris Williamson is a comedian and author who has been on tour with James Smith for four weeks.
  • James Smith is meticulous in his projects and is fantastic at traveling and working for a company.
  • James Smith is also very chill and easygoing, and James Smith is able to tell when he is tired because he puts on airpods and puts on an eye mask.
  • James Smith is interested in seeing new experiences and meeting new people.
  • James Smith has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen.
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Section 1: The Misogyny Stereotype

  • The video is about James Smith, a comedian and author who has been on tour with Chris Williamson for four weeks.
  • James Smith is meticulous in his projects and is fantastic at traveling and working for a company.
  • He is also very chill and easygoing, and James Smith is able to tell when he is tired because he puts on airpods and puts on an eye mask.
  • James Smith is very interested in seeing new experiences and meeting new people.
  • He has learned a lot from touring, including creating content on the internet and speaking to people through the screen.
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Section 2: Women's Needs and Desires

  • Women get to a certain point where they start to think about family and maternal instincts.
  • They start to look at children and be like "broodiness."
  • Sexual desires can be fulfilled much easier via porn than it is via women.
  • Men have access to more vaginas in one hour than prehistoric humans in history.
  • Jordan Peterson made a good point on this, but even if we look into the complexity of male status, men want recognition and to be known.
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