Nothing ventured, nothing gained

What are failures? Are you failing enough in life?

Elon Musk’s net worth is estimated to be around $15 billion. What does his resume look like? His failures are extraordinary…

  • 1995: failed at getting a job at Netscape
  • 1996: ousted as CEO of his own company Zip2
  • 1999: first PayPal product voted as one of the 10 worst business ideas
  • 1999: crashed his newly bought McLaren F1 worth $1m
  • 2000: ousted from PayPal while on honeymoon
  • 2006 – 2008: launched 3 rockets (all 3 exploded)
  • 2008: Top Gear portrayed Tesla Roadster as a barely running science experiment
  • 2008: Tesla and SpaceX on the brink of bankruptcy

Check out the infographic from Kickresume for a complete timeline.

Nothing ventured, nothing gained

Source: Kickresume

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