Elon Musk's Recipe for Success

In a recent interview with Lex Fridman, Elon Musk gave advice for people who want to be successful. These are the 5 key takeaways:

Elon Musk's Recipe for Success
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In a recent interview with Lex Fridman, Elon Musk gave advice for people who want to be successful.


These are the 5 key takeaways:

  1. Be useful. Produce more than you consume. A useful life is a good life.
  2. Study and use the tools of physics. They are the best mental models we have.
  3. Read a lot of books. Read many different subjects. You can learn online–you don't necessarily need to go to college.
  4. Try to find something that you're interested in, skilled in, and makes money.
  5. Talk to a wide range of people to understand different perspectives.

Here's the full video: