The world astonished and are presently engulfed with the shock of how Elon Musk surpassed other billionaires and emerged as the richest man in the whole world in fewer years.
From the world citizens aspiration, we have gathered sufficient knowledge about his journey to the aristocracy which has thrust this article so far. In this article, we would discuss his journey to preeminent and how far he has soared so far.
The Dutchman was born on 28th June 1971 in South Africa by a South African father and a Canadian mother who gave out the best in him. He grew and stayed in South Africa until he turned 17 when he migrated to Canada, for his studies. In fewer years, he acquired degrees in economics and Physics. It wasn’t enough and he dropped out for his dreams.
He had tremendous dreams which further staked his name as the founder, CEO, CTO and chief designer of SpaceX; early investor, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI. He was involved in a business system that deals with selling his program platforms once he builds such. He raised about 7.9 billion dollars from selling his programs including his online Bank.
His life changed after he earned recognition. In 2018, he was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2018 which even infused his net Worth and he emerged as 25th on the Forbes list of The World’s Most Powerful People. Following all this buoyancy, he astonished the world and emerged as joint-first on the Forbes list of the Most Innovative Leaders of 2019.
It never moved him for he had a dream which is to surpass the world Billionaires and emerge as the world richest. It all went in his favour and he became the world richest man in fewer years with the Net Worth of 209 billion US dollars. He is currently the richest man in the whole world and there is no doubt about that.
Despite his success so far, Musk is famously known for his free life and social relationship with mediocre and citizens as he enrols in the fun with many via his Twitter handle. He would always want to inspire young teens and citizens who thrive for the top all day. His recent speech recounts and encouraged hustlers not to give up. It’s all with time and hard works- he said.
Here are his teachings below;
“When something is important enough, you do it even when the odds are not in your favor.”
“Always value criticism. A well thought out critique of whatever you’re doing is as valuable as gold.”
“Whether you have a job or a business, you’re producing a product with your work. And to make your product stand out, you need to listen to feedback. You have to take your product and put it in front of knowledgeable people, and even your friends, to provide you with valuable feedback.”
“Weak people get discouraged by criticism. Strong people use it to their advantage. They take the feedback from others, see if there is any truth to it, make the improvements in their product if needed and raise their game up a notch. This is how winning is done!”
“Have Burning Passion For Your Work
If you like what you’re doing, you think about it even when you’re not working. It’s something that your mind is drawn to, and if you don’t like it, you just can’t make it work.”
“Work Like Hell”
“If other people are putting in 40-hour workweeks and you’re putting in 100-hour workweeks, then even if you’re doing the same thing, you know that you will achieve in four months what it takes them a year to achieve.”
“Live an adventure, don’t just solve Problems”
“I think it [colonizing Mars] would be the most inspiring thing that I can possibly imagine. Life needs to be more than just solving problems every day. You need to wake up and be excited about the future.”
“A lot of companies get confused. They spend money on things that don’t make the product better.”
This should encourage your standard and push you out for the game. You don’t have to give up until the final whistle which is death.
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