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"Elon Musk reveals the secret of his success"

Elon Musk became a well known name. He is the founder and CEO of SpaceX, Tesla and Neuralink, just to mention a few of his companies. The entrepreneur is not afraid to work hard, and has an amazing ingredient for his success. “You must take the approach that you may be wrong. Your goal is to be less wrong, ”he said

"By being wrong," he didn't mean that the business idea is bad, but recognize the importance of a growth mindset. Musk's words are a warning. Don't let optimism distract you, this can affect your ability to think objectively and look for improvements.

 There are many strategies to encourage the adoption of a growth mindset, but Elon Musk trusts only three.

1. Take the opportunity to be better than the rest

Musk went to Russia to buy intercontinental missiles. When they said the price was $ 8 million for each one, he argued that it was possible to make more affordable rockets by starting his own company. In this field, SpaceX's main differentiator is to reuse rockets to reduce the price.

2. Look for criticism
The entrepreneur takes the search for criticism seriously because he believes that few things are more important to a successful business. “A criticism of what you are doing is just as valuable as gold. You should look for this from everyone you can.”he said.

 

3. Surround yourself with the best

Musk has experience in a wide variety of fields. Despite this, he knows he doesn't have all the answers. He receives advice from people regularly. Even if you don't agree with other opinions, the entrepreneur says that "you should at least listen very carefully to what they say".

Difficult words:

Entrepreneur (someone who uses money to start businesses and make business deals)

Approach (to move closer to someone or something).

Growth mindset (When your mentality or your thinking are always growing and improving.)

Affordable (inexpensive enough for ordinary people to buy or afford. Cheapeconomiccompetitive...)

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