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How Elon Musk Built His Empire - [Infographic]

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…
Consider these teachings from Tao Te Ching

These are the teachings a lot of Chinese people live by. That's why you'll hardly see Chinese people flaunting their wealth. And why when you say something good or nice about them, they say "no, it's a fluke" or "it's just luck". They take the opposite track and appear humble.

But how many people do you are are like this?

Isn't it amazing that a "Way of Life" written by someone before 220 A.D. still applies today?

Why is it that after centuries of development, man hasn't really changed much? How come when most of the older generation Chinese are humble and live simply, the new generation forgot these teachings and now flaunt their wealth, their new cellphones, watches, cars, etc.?

Then they complain when people are envious of them or scratches their cars. Sometimes it's worse, they get kidnapped!

It seems that man's development runs in cycles, one generations learns from the mistakes of …
Seems like every blog related to the Philippines has been about the stampede that happened on Saturday, Feb, 4, 2006 at the Ultra for the TV show WOWOWEE.

There are people who says that it shows the true state of the nation and and how desperately poor people are that they will risk their lives to have the chance to win some money.

I have heard from others say that it's complete exploitation of the poor by the networks.

I think Sanlakas president Wilson Fortaleza said it best, "It's not 51 pesos to a dollar. It's 70 lives to the peso."

Whatever it is, it's just sad to see. Whether it's because of poverty or exploitation, things like this should never happen. It can be avoided.

It's not a natural disaster, common sense would tell you that you can't fit 50,000 people in a stadium that can hold 17,000. Common sense would tell you that when you are organizing a large event, things happen. Common sense tells you that you are expecting more people than norma…