6 Habits That Make Elon Musk a Successful Entrepreneur

Apr 15, 2019

3 min read

habits of successful entrepreneurs

“People should pursue what they’re passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.”

Elon Musk

From all the entrepreneurs in the world, we have chosen Elon Mask as an example to show the best habits of successful entrepreneurs. Why him? People regard him as a superhero because he has achieved so many things that the ordinary man doesn’t even begin to dream of. Luckily, he wants even more and that’s good news for all humanity. Let’s take a look into his life, and his most impactful habits and traits as an entrepreneur.

A Quick Bio

Elon Musk was born in 1971, South Africa. As a child, he loved comic books and computer games. When he was nine, his parents divorced and he went to live with his father for two years. As an adult he severed all connections with him.

At age 17 he went to Queen’s University in Canada, only to avoid military service in South Africa. After that, he continued his education at the University of Pennsylvania in the States and later advanced to Stanford University. The rest is known history!

X.COM, Paypal, SpaceX and Tesla, are just a few of his achievements. You’ve heard of them. You use PayPal, right? Who doesn’t want to own a Tesla? Thank you Elon Musk!

Daily Habits of the Most Successful Entrepreneurs – Elon Musk Edition

“When Henry Ford made cheap, reliable cars people said, ‘Nah, what’s wrong with a horse?’ That was a huge bet he made, and it worked.”

Elon Musk

How to plan your day as an entrepreneur? Yes, being punctual is an excellent way to to set an example to your employees. However, is it enough? Let’s go through the habits of successful entrepreneurs – the Elon Musk edition.

  • A Good Night Sleep – Even when he is crazy busy, he sleeps at least 6 hours per night. He drinks coffee, so he has enough energy to work.
  • Strict Schedule – Elon Musk has a habit of scheduling his day with a five-minute interval and constantly works on optimisation for better efficiency.
  • Productive Meetings – He only attends meetings that he deems necessary. Also, he is famous for removing people from meetings that do not contribute.
  • Uses Only Email – He doesn’t like phone calls and avoids them at all cost. For that reason, he communicates with emails and texts.
  • Multitasks Like a Boss – He never stops working. During his meetings, he eats, and while playing with his kids, he sends emails.
  • Every Idea Is Analysed Thoroughly – Musk always goes thoroughly over every idea and tries to understand the fundamentals behind it. Thanks to this type of mindset, he reduces the time needed to learn new concepts and gets to implementation very quickly.

As you can notice, time is a precious factor for Elon Musk. He knows that the path to success requires a lot of sacrifice and great time management. If you want to succeed with your business, learn from Elon, and take your company to the next level.


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