Elon Musk Warns Leaders Wanting To Be Like Him: I Have “Too Much Work” On My Plate

Billionaire Elon Musk now owns Twitter, adding another company to his list. Some see this as an impressive feat, but he disagrees. he does not endorse this type of lifestyle for anyone else but himself.

“I’d be careful what you wish for. I’m not sure how many people would actually like to be me,” he said, in a virtual interview at the B20 Indonesia 2022 summit, held in Bali, in response to an observation that many Asian business leaders desired to be “The Elon Musk of the East.”

They would like to be what they imagine being me, which is not the same thing as actually being me,” Musk continued. “The amount that I torture myself is next level, frankly.

Elon Musk is the Chief Executive Officer of three major corporations – Tesla, SpaceX, and Twitter. He has also founded two other companies called Neuralink and The Boring Company.

Tesla investors are worried that Elon Musk, a confessed “nanomanager” who has been involved in major decision-making related to car design and materials sourcing, is too focused on minute details at a critical time for the world’s largest electric vehicle manufacturer.

Elon Musk As An Overworked Person

Musk added that such responsibilities leave him no time to stop, and currently, he’s working “at the absolute most amount…from morning til night, seven days a week.” 

I have too much work on my plate that is for sure, he said. 

As long as he stays focused on his $44 billion Twitter buyout, it seems Musk will keep this manic pace up. He is reportedly telling employees to work at an intense rate so that they can brace themselves for the coming recession.

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Musk’s other companies may have consequences because he turned away from them so much earlier this month. Tesla’s stock plummeted to its lowest level in nearly 18 months.

Wedbush analyst Dan Ives has removed Tesla from the company’s Best Ideas list, citing its CEO Elon Musk’s involvement on Twitter.

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