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How Elon Musk Built His Empire - [Infographic]

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This graphic was created by information designer Anna Vital, read herfull article here.
Step by Step: How Elon Musk Built His Empire (by Anna Vital)“The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. Tomorrow’s champions will not win by competing ruthlessly in today’s marketplace. They will escape competition altogether, because their businesses will be unique.”– Peter Thiel in “Zero to One” In the bookZero to One, prominent entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shares his vision on what it takes to create an extraordinary company. Specifically, Thiel believes that instead of making incremental upgrades to an existing product or service, a company must aim to do something completely new to avoid ruthless competition. While Thiel has worked with many impressive people over the years, Thiel points to Elon Musk as a particularlysuccessful memberof the Paypal Mafia that has gone “zero to one” many times. THE RÉSUMÉAt only the…
"People with goals succeed because they know where they are going... It's
as simple as that." By Earl Nightingale

It is as simple as that. When I have a task to do, I usually finish it faster and better when I write down what my goal is for that particular task than when I don't.

I remember on my very first job, when I worked for an Internet Service Provider. I was hired as a technical support personnel. As a technical support personnel, my job was to go out and set up our client's computers for the Internet. That was when setting up an Internet connection was all manually done.

I hated that work, the travel was a pain with all the traffic, pollution and heat in Manila. I wanted to become a system administrator and stay in the office.

But the only people who were given the job as system administrators where those who studied computer science and knows how to program. I know a little bit of programming but I was not a computer science graduate.

So I made a decision tha…
Here's a couple of quotes

On Success

You become what you think about - By Earl Nightingale

The key to success is for you to make a habit throughout your life of doing the things you fear - Brian Tracy

Its not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not. - Denis Waitley

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. - Thomas Jefferson

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength or a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. - Unknown

If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito. - Unknown

You may be disappointed if you fail; but you are doomed if you don't try. - Beverly Sills

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. - Henry Ford

Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence. - "The Success Collection"

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practi…