5 Radical Business Quotes From Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Elon Musk (TSLA)
Heart matters. "[My biggest mistake is probably] weighing too much on someone's talent and not someone's personality. I think it matters whether someone has a good heart."
Do it anyway. "If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it ."
Success may be a more likely outcome than you think. "The first step is to establish that something is possible; then probability will occur."
Reason from "first principles." "I think it's also important to reason from first principles rather than by analogy."What are first principles? "First principles is kind of a physics way of looking at the world. What that really means is you kind of boil things down to the most fundamental truths... and then reason up from there."
Seek out negative feedback. "You want to be extra rigorous about making the best possible thing you can. Find everything that's wrong with it, and fix it. Seek negative feedback, particularly from friends."