The Personality Of Elon Musk

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Elon Musk is widely known as one of the best entrepreneurs in our time. That is because of his success in various industries such as automotive, aerospace, solar energy, satellite, financial services, etc.
According to Forbes (2017), Elon Musk ranked No.21 in the most powerful CEO’s of 2017 list and No.80 in the Forbes 2017 billionaires list. This much of achievements for the 45 years is an impossible thing to believe. While searching what makes him so successful, I found some special personal characteristics of him.

Personal Traits 1. INTJ Personality
According to Bhardwaj (2017), Elon Musk has an INTJ (Introversion, Intuition, Thinking, Judgement) type of personality trait. His decision-making isn’t emotional. It’s logical. Elon Musk is very work oriented and works curiously and incuriously to improve his future. According to Rodionova (2016), Elon Musk is working 85 to 100 hours per week to complete his targets. It is not good for your balanced life but that is how an INTJ personality type entrepreneur works.
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Curiosity means the needfulness in the mind to explore the world and learn everything in the world. It’s very common characteristics among successful people. Elon Musk was a book lover since his childhood. According to the interview of Foundation’s Kevin Rose (2012), Elon Musk said that he is reading a lot of books and like to talk to people. So it’s very helpful for him to have information about what is going on the world. And also he said that he loves to read biographies of people. “Benjamin Franklin: An American Life” is a one his favorite
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