We all love superhero films more or less. Among the superheroes, Tony Stark aka Iron Man is one of the most favourites no doubt. Everyone loves his charming rich personality and genius mind. Elon Musk is often called as the Real world Ironman for his brain, love for technology and of course money. We find so many similarities between these two reel life hero and real-life hero. Both have a futuristic and visionary mind. Elon Musk is one of the richest men in the world. It is hearing that after Steve Jobs, who brings the revolution in the world of technology, is Elon Musk. He is one of the most inspiring and successful people in the world. And of course, everybody loves him so much. The five important mantras that help Elon to achieve success in his life are the following :
LEARN LIKE CRAZY
His childhood was not very well. His parents took a divorce in his childhood days. He spent his childhood with his father who consciously or unconsciously tortured Elon. He was mentally affected by this cause. His classmates hit him in school. And nobody can think that he is so special. One special quality of Elon is that he likes to read books. From childhood days he reads so many books. It does not mean that he was reading just school books. He reads so many books about which he was interested in. His mom also says that Elon reads books 5 to 10 hours in a day. He spent so much time in his local library. When one of his partners asked him about his huge knowledge of rockets, planets, the energy he honestly answered that he reads so many books. Reading books and learning are the key point of success. Because reading is a common habit to achieve the goal of life.
Reading was not his only habit. Creating is Elon’s other special habit. At the age of 12, he learned coding through reading books. Like other children, he liked playing games. In his teenage, he created a game code as blaster. For this creation, he got 500$ reward. He liked playing game very much. So he wants to start an arcade gaming shop with his brother. But this plan did not work because they were not adult at that time and also their parents’ unwillingness. Elon born in South Africa. But he did not like the government of his country so he had no intention to join the army which was so mandated of that time. Then he went to live in Canada from South Africa. Where he spent his time with simple jobs. Then he completed his college from USA with Physics and business degree. In that time the internet was very popular. And he had no job at the same time so he wanted to start an internet based company. He wanted to bring local business on the internet for people. And this time his idea became a success. He established his first technology company Zip2. This was a company that provided and licensed online city guide software to newspapers. Elon sold this company to Compaq with 307 million$ in cash and 34 million$ in stock option. Through this deal, Elon got 22million$ when he was just 28 years old.
NEVER SETTLE WITH JUST GOOD
If he wants he can rest with his 22million$ but he did not. He always thinks about new creation. He never gives any excuses. After became millionaire he was thinking about new creation. He observes that there was a huge problem in money transferring from one place to another place. Then he started to create a finance company. Which brings the new revolution in the finance market, that is PayPal. PayPal is a company operating a worldwide online payments system that supports online money transfers. Elon set up this company with many other great persons. In 2002 ebay bought this PayPal company by 1.5 Billion$, and Elon got 180 millio$ from this deal.
PROBLEM SOLVING VISION
After earning this huge amount of money Elon does not stop there. He also wants to create new things which very will be helpful for people in future. He wants to invest his money in those particular companies which can save humanity in future. Such companies are SpaceX, TESLA, SolarCity and The Boring Company. Elon never ever settles with just good. He always wants to create more new things which can help humanity. From childhood, he wants to do something which can change the world and save humanity. In 2002 he builds SpaceX company with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. But firstly no one trust on this. And Elon invests his 100 million$ in SpaceX. In 2006 he focused on SolarCity company. This company is a subsidiary of Tesla, that specialized in solar energy. He invests his money in this company with the aim of solving the electricity problem of the world and makes electricity from the sunlight. Then started to work at Tesla company in 2003 to invent the electric car. People did not like a small electric car so he creates Tesla car. Tesla car looks like a sports car and this is the best car for the environment. Through this creation, he wants to solve petroleum based problems.
NEVER GIVE UP
Around 2007 to 2008 he took a divorce and his three famous companies were not going well. Tesla company was almost to its end and nobody wants to invest money in this company. In this time Elon invests his all saving money in this company. And of course, this heroic attempt brings his success. Elon Musk is the most inspiring person in the world. He never stops one place. Always he wants to do good for humanity.
I hope you have learned so many things from this article and got to know about so many new things.