What Skills Does Elon Musk Have and Why Is He So Successful?

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. We can rattle off Elon Musk’s accomplishments in our sleep: co-founder of monetary giant PayPal; founder of Tesla Motors, the electric car company that is changing the world; and founder of Space X, which is focused on space exploration and space travel, and has even sent NASA … Read more

5 Things You Don’t Know About Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s life story reads like a sci-fi action thriller, only with a rocky, awkward beginning and a few false starts along the way. Reuters | Rebecca CookElon Musk He coded his first computer game when he was 12 – a space-themed quest, no surprise. He couch-surfed broke and without a home as … Read more

How to Avoid ‘CEO Disease’ and Become a More Self-Aware Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The timeless folktale “The Emperor’s New Clothes” tells the story of a leader who was too proud (and vain) to see clearly a very obvious reality. He was also too powerful and intimidating to receive candid feedback from his official advisors. As it turns out, power can … Read more

3 Publicity Lessons Women Founders Can Learn From Spanx’s Sara Blakely

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In 2012, Sara Blakely made headlines as one of the first women billionaires. Her company Spanx was valued at over $ 1 billion; she’d retained 100% ownership, had zero debt and, to that point, had never spent a dollar on advertising. Blakely was not lucky. She’s smart, … Read more