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Featured #Podcast of the Week: Foundation – Interview with Elon Musk on How and Why He Started Tesla

I hope you’ve been enjoying our new feature at called “Featured Podcast of the Week”.

With so many podcasts that are out there these days, I thought I’d make it easier for you to find great content by featuring an episode from many of the great podcasts out there.

The podcast below is another great podcast you should consider subscribing to.


The podcast below is a unique video podcast calledFoundation“.

Here’s the Description of the Show

Foundation showcases interviews with influential founders, entrepreneurs and business leaders in the tech community.

Here is the Episode Description

Kevin Rose sits down with Elon Musk at the Tesla Factory to discuss how his life has led him from co-founding Paypal to revolutionizing the electric car industry and sending the first private spacecraft to the International space station.

Why you will want to listen to it:

  • You’ll learn how failing to get a job at Netscape let him to start his own company
  • You’ll learn the mistakes he made with his first company
  • You’ll learn where he got advice from early on
  • Books he read early on that inspired him
  • The person from the past that he most admires
  • Why he decided to begin Tesla
  • Why he did NOT originally want to run Tesla himself
  • How he comes up with his best ideas
  • Why he suggests that we be open to negative feedback if we really want to succeed
  • How we reason by analogy and how it holds us back


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