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?