Elon Musk is famous for his ability to transform absurd ideas into reality. He is often times called the ‘REAL LIFE Tony Stark’ for this reason.
While most entrepreneurs are risk-taking optimists to some extent, Elon Musk definitely stands out. He is on another level of positive, risk tolerance, and self-belief.
So who is this guy that everyone talks about?
Here are 3 fun facts about Elon Musk:
#1 Elon has promised to send humans to Mars. His company SpaceX, designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft.
The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.
In one of his interviews, Elon had said, “I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact.”
#2 Elon has a dream to transform the world’s automobile sector.
His company, Tesla, is accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy, offering the safest and quickest on-road electric cars and integrated energy solutions.
#3 According to Elon, the 5 areas that will have the most important effect on the future of humanity are:
So, What Makes Elon So Special?
Reason #1: He does what needs to be done, not what is easy, nor what is normal.
For example, in one of his interviews,
Elon says, “Going from PayPal, I thought: 'Well, what are some of the other problems that are likely to most affect the future of humanity?' not from the perspective, ‘What’s the best way to make money?’ "
Reason #2: He doesn’t just think about himself, he cares for the causes, which affects nature and the future of human beings.
Reason #3: He doesn’t give up when he fails, he tries to find out what went wrong, and he learns from his mistakes and comes back stronger.
For example, in another one of his interviews,
Elon says, “Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are NOT INNOVATING enough.”
Doesn’t Elon seem just awesome?
I am sure you are just as intrigued by him as I am. What more proof do you need to believe that everything you set your mind to is possible?
That’s why, for your benefit, here are 7 awesome Elon Musk Quotes:
1. “It is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”
2. “The first step is to establish that something is possible then probability will occur.”
3. “If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it’s not.”
4. “People should pursue what they’re passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.”
5. "When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor."
6. "Persistence is very important. You should not give up unless you are forced to give up."
7. "I could either watch it happen or be a part of it."
Hope the above quotes have inspired you to think BIG, take risks, challenge stereotypes and innovate.
P.S Comment below and let us know which one is your favorite.