You need to think big if you want to succeed. Just listen to the man who wants to colonize Mars. The eccentric Elon Musk is a guy of many talents as the creator and CEO of SpaceX, co-founder and CEO of Tesla, Chairman of SolarCity, and most recently, the owner of Twitter. As we all know, self-made billionaire Elon is the world’s richest person.
Musk is an inspiration and a mystery to everyone due to his long hours and dedication to changing the world. You might even describe the eccentric businessman as superhuman if he succeeds in saving the planet from the extinction of humans.
There is plenty to learn from a courageous, big-thinking billionaire when it comes to taking chances, recovering from failure, and attempting the impossible.
And Musk has a solution for everything, including business, ideas, enthusiasm, and change. Please take a look at these 10 quotations from the creative genius.
On getting started
“The first step is to establish that something is possible; then probability will occur.” Elon Musk
“If you’re trying to create a company, it’s like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.” Elon Musk
“Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.” Elon Musk
On hard work
“You want to be extra rigorous about making the best possible thing you can. Find everything that’s wrong with it and fix it. Seek negative feedback, particularly from friends.” Elon Musk
On taking risks
“There’s a tremendous bias against taking risks. Everyone is trying to optimize their ass-covering.” Elon Musk
“If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it.” Elon Musk
“It’s OK to have your eggs in one basket as long as you control what happens to that basket.” Elon Musk
“People work better when they know what the goal is and why. It is important that people look forward to coming to work in the morning and enjoy working.” Elon Musk
“People should pursue what they’re passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.” Elon Musk
“Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is a disaster.” Elon Musk