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3 Insights From Elon Musk's Chief Automotive Designer You Can Apply to Life and Business

The Tesla was designed using tried-and-true processes that would have been familiar to Henry Ford

Tesla has disrupted the automotive market and helped shift major carmakers towards producing electric vehicles at an accelerated pace. The company always seems to be up to something innovative, like it's newest announcement about an electric pickup truck to bereleased sometime in 2020 or ...

by John Boitnott  | January 07, 2018 02:00:00
News and Events

Elon Musk Sleeps at Tesla's Factory to Try to Get it Back on Track

The electric car company is way behind on its production goals

Earlier this month, it was reported that Tesla had fallen behind on the company’s production goals for the $35,000 Model 3. Though CEO Elon Musk had anticipated the company would manufacture more than 1,500 of the cars by the end of September, ...

by Nina Zipkin  | November 06, 2017 08:00:00
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He's Human, After All: 5 Times Elon Musk Completely Failed

Even the greatest minds and entrepreneurs strike out sometimes

Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams once said, "Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of 10 and be considered a good performer."With all due respect to Ted Williams, who is considered one of the ...

by Matthew McCreary  | April 08, 2017 02:00:00
News and Events

Elon Musk Adopts Idea Of 10-Year-Old Fan

5th grader suggested Tesla run a homemade commercial contest

Elon Musk announced on Twitter yesterday that Tesla would hold a competition to find the best homemade advertisements for the company after he received a suggestion to do so from a 10-year-old Tesla enthusiast from Palo Alto, California.Fifth grader Bria wrote Musk ...

by Nina Zipkin  | March 05, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

And the most admired tech founder is... Elon Musk

The man who can take us to Mars tops the new survey from CB Insights

What are the traits you respect most in a leader?Whether it’s a composed demeanor, an understanding of human nature, integrity or a laser-focus on setting and achieving goals, there are many effective ways to lead and inspire trust and confidence.Last month, CB ...

by Nina Zipkin  | December 02, 2016 12:00:00
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6 Lessons from Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

The book by Ashlee Vance’s highlights the rise of the ‘Iron Man’ of today’s technopreneurship world.

 A trailblazer in the clean technology industry, Elon Musk has been equated as the inspiration of the Iron Man character in the films to another Silicon Valley icon who wish to die in Mars.But Ashlee Vance’s Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 01, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

10 times Elon Musk had the best response

Musk’s lack of filter in marketing skills has given him a list of notable interview responses.

Being a Silicon Valley billionaire comes with its pitfalls, one being that everything you say will be scrutinized by the public.Elon Musk does not seem to mind though. Despite his position as the CEO of Tesla and chairman of SolarCity, Musk has noted his ...

by Grace Reader  | June 27, 2016 11:00:00
Startup Tips

5 habits that made Elon Musk an innovator

Even with his stellar successes, Musk still believes failure is an option.

There are only 24 hours in every day, and you cannot squeeze out an extra second. Yet some people manage to be so productive and innovative they become billionaires at an age when most of us are still struggling to make ends ...

by Alp Mimaroglu  | May 29, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

Here's what you need to know about Elon Musk

We all know he's a genius. But there are other things we don't know yet about this technopreneur.

Elon Musk, currently the chief executive of SpaceX, Tesla Motors and chairman of SolarCity, is all too aware of the enormous risks—and upsides—involved in sinking his time and fortune into high-risk tech ventures.He came into millions at the age of 27, after he sold his ...

by Carolyn Sun  | April 13, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

What's behind a 10-year overnight success?

These companies were built over many years by people who put their blood, sweat, and tears into them 18 hours a day, 7 days a week.

It happens all the time. A company comes out of seemingly nowhere to capture our attention. Companies like Facebook, Pandora, Uber, Walmart, Snapchat, Airbnb, Virgin, and SpaceX go huge, and everyone is dazzled by their rise. People cannot believe their "overnight" success.Related: 8 great ...

by Bobby Campbell  | March 28, 2016 10:00:00
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