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Description: In a 2013 TED talk, the billionaire entrepreneur revealed his “secret sauce” to achieving extraordinary things: “First principles” thinking, a decision-making strategy in which you “boil things down to their fundamental truths and reason up from there, as opposed to reasoning by analogy.”


Date: Feb 29, 2020


Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize what the article says about Elon Musk’s thinking and approach to problems.
  • What do you think about this orientation, from a managerial point of view?