Elon Musk believes that the most common mistake is trying to improve an unnecessary task. (Photo: Getty Images)
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RHEVEIL-MORNING. Have you ever wondered how Elon Musk manages to design and build his prototypes?
The co-founder of Tesla was recently revealed His tested and proven recipe, which today allows him to avoid repeating the mistakes he made several times during his entrepreneurial journey.
Put on your engineering helmet and take inspiration from these practical and unconventional tips to make your organization more efficient.
1. “Make Less Stupid Requests”
Not uttering words, he strongly suggests that organized parties think twice before making an application. Ask yourself. “No matter who you are, you could be wrong,” he says.
Furthermore, you should send your application to the person who will guarantee the results, and not to an entire department, in order to ensure that a task gets done.
2. “Reduce Your Curriculum”
The CEO of SpaceX believes that many aspects of your approach are unnecessary. In order to keep only the essentials, you should only return 10% of the tasks you set aside. This will help you get rid of the “just in case” that is slowing you down.
3. “Simplify or Improve”
Elon Musk believes that the most common mistake is trying to improve an unnecessary task. This is why you should only take this step after giving your slimming treatment.
4. “Accelerate the pace”
Upon completion of the previous three steps, the genius inventor recommends weighing mushrooms in the decision process. “If you’re digging your own grave, don’t dig it faster. Stop doing that earlier,” he explains.
This will allow you to focus on the tasks that the robot can perform best. This step should be done at the end, to avoid spending time and money on automation that is not actually necessary for your process.
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