Greenville SC (NGU)/LAS VEGAS (LSV) newspaper Next Big News (NGN) published an article yesterday titled, “What can I learn from Elon Musk’s playbook for building a business?”
In it, Greenville, SC (SCS) resident and entrepreneur and investor Musk talks about building a company, the business process, and how to get started in business.
The article was authored by Greenville Business Journal Managing Editor Mark Schleicher, and editor-in-chief Jodi Kincaid.
The story was published online and in print by Next BigFuture.
In it Musk says, “If you want to start your own business, it’s the easiest and most fun way to get into the business.”
In his words, “It’s also a great way to learn and grow as an entrepreneur.”
In this article Musk says that you need to focus on the customer, not the other way around, and that the customer is a very important part of the equation.
In his piece Musk says: “One of the biggest mistakes I see when people start companies is they focus on themselves as the main person in the business.
That’s a mistake I’ve seen a lot of people make in my business.”
Musk goes on to say that if you can get to the point where you can talk about the customer in a meaningful way, you will be able to find the right partner.
Musk continues to say, “You need to do that.
You need to learn to talk to the customer.
You don’t have to say to the customers, ‘This is your problem.’
You have to go, ‘What is your problems?
Musking continues by saying, “We’ve seen over the years that companies that focus on marketing and getting people excited are successful.” “
Musk says that this is important to remember and to practice in your business.
Musking continues by saying, “We’ve seen over the years that companies that focus on marketing and getting people excited are successful.”
He continues, “But companies that really focus on building their products and on developing their business have a better chance of succeeding.”
Musking goes on by saying that the best way to do this is to listen to the people that you’re going to be working with and learn as much as you can about them and what they’re doing.
He continues by adding, “As you get better at that, you’ll start to realize that what you do matters.”
Muskin also says that “if you think you’re a businessperson, you’re not.”
Muskedays the key to business success is to build the business as a team.
He says, “”You have to be able, in any situation, to talk about your problems, your failures and how you can fix them.
You have a lot to learn.”
Musker says that if he had to start a business he would have started with a small group of people.
He states, “I would have tried to do it in a way where I could have done it all myself, because that’s how I got into it.
But it’s a lot harder than that.”
The article continues by highlighting the fact that you can learn from the success of other entrepreneurs, like Mark Zuckerberg.
In the article Musk states that he wants to be like Mark.
Musk states, “”I wanted to be Mark Zuckerberg and he wanted to do something similar.
I was able to do the same thing with the internet.
“In the interview Musk also talks about why he believes he will be successful in business and how he has already created a lot.
Musker talks about, “Because Elon is a really good communicator.
He doesn’t want to be a salesman, he wants you to be his customer.
“MusKos comments, “When you’re dealing with a company and a customer, you have to keep in mind that if they’re not happy with what you’re selling, they won’t buy from you.
“Musky continues, “”So, if you’re building something they won´t want, you can just keep going and keep building.”
Muskos comments, “”And you’re making money off of it.
“Musko continues, “‘You know what?
You don´t need to be so good at what you are selling.
I think you can do it just fine.
“Musks comments, ‘I don’t care if I’m doing this for the right reasons, I’m not doing it for the wrong reasons.
I’m trying to create a great company, I can’t just give up.'”
Musk also talks on how he doesn’t like to talk business.
He explains, “So when you’re talking about the market and people, you should be talking about how you got into this thing, how you’re creating it, and what it does.
You should be the best person you can be in terms of what you want.”
Muskovas comments, “‘I want you to make this thing better.'”
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