Elon Musk

Awesome Interview with Elon Musk at South by Southwest 2018

Elon Musk may be the greatest technologist and visionary of our time. He has guts, intelligence and a great sense of humor (which is often on display on Twitter when his many trolls attack him). And these characteristics of Musk’s were demonstrated this past weekend …

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This Kills Startups Every Day

Over the last several months, I’ve been spending an unusual amount of time in Silicon Valley. Two or sometimes three trips a month – starting to feel like a second home. On some of those trips, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet with very successful venture …

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6 Ways to Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking

Preparing for your big speech or presentation is akin to prepping for the big game. It requires practice, situational awareness and studying your opponent (audience, in the case of public speaking). While there are courses which teach people how to improve their public speaking skills, I …

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When Was the Last Time You Sweat?

There are over 7 billion people in this world. Yet, we all believe in our own specialness or uniqueness… It’s good we think that way – we should believe we have something incredible to give this world. However, is it true – are we unique? …

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The Beginning of the End for Gas Cars

I live in beautiful Calgary, Alberta – ‘oil country,’ and home to the most entrepreneurs per capita in Canada. I was born and raised in Vancouver, a city which prides itself on its progressive culture and green initiatives. Point is, I have some perspective on …

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New Space Race Inspires Entrepreneurs Everywhere

Just watching, even from afar, innovative entrepreneurs take on daring challenges is incredibly inspiring. I find it makes me think bigger and more confidently, and gets my imagination going on how I could disrupt my industry through bold, innovative ideas… Watching Space X, Virgin Galactic …

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What Makes Elon Musk Great?

Focusing on his business acumen, predominantly in regards to Tesla and SpaceX, we’ve written about Elon Musk here at Capitalist Creations quite a bit. But there is much more to the world-class entrepreneur than those two innovative companies. In this Bloomberg Risk Takers special, Musk …

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From Poor and Hungry to a Legendary Philanthropist and Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship comes with tremendous challenge and massive pay off for those who succeed in overcoming hurdles. At the end of the day success or failure comes down to your degree of perseverance. For the greatest of entrepreneurs, those who manage to change the world with …

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Apple’s Future in Question Under Tim Cook’s Leadership

The Apple Appeal: Still the Same, or Longing for the Good Old Days? Outside the Apple Store on Michigan Ave, standing in what would amount to a 5- hour line awaiting the brand new 5s/5c iPhone release, I found myself pondering the future of everyday …

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Elon Musk’s Recipe for Entrepreneurial Success

Iron Man? No, More Like Innovation Man The stories that have risen around him have grown to almost epic proportions, especially over the past few years as his triumphs and big ideas have continued to fill the popular press.  The names of his projects and …

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