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Elon Musk Is Bold and Daring. But Should You Be Like Him?

Two business experts sound off on why Musk is (and isn't!) an entrepreneur to emulate.

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This story appears in the November 2018 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Tesla is a well-publicized mess -- behind on production, abandoned by its executives and embroiled in an SEC investigation. Musk, too, often appears to be a mess -- increasingly erratic on Twitter, lurching from one PR crisis to the next. But in 2018, his company SpaceX launched and landed a giant rocket (and then booked the first passenger for a trip around the moon), his hyperloop technology scored a contract with the city of Chicago and his battery-making Gigafactory hit new strides. So is he a model to follow? Our experts square off.

Art Streiber

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