Ricky Mulvey is a former reporter, talking head, and on-air personality for Loveland Magazine

“Elon Musk is a serial monotasker and also obsessed with risk. What makes him tick?”

Ricky Mulvey and Motley Fool Money caught up with Walter Isaacson to talk about the force that is Elon Musk.

They also discuss:

• The importance of the letter X
• How to craft a “cocktail of a fanatical risk taker”
• And Musk’s latest endeavor into “real world artificial intelligence”

Walter Seff Isaacson is an American author, journalist, and professor. He has been the President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C., the chair and CEO of CNN, and the editor of Time.*

In August 2021, entrepreneur Elon Musk announced that Isaacson was in the process of writing his biography. The book, entitled Elon Musk, was published by Simon & Schuster on September 12, 2023. It was shortlisted for the 2023 Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award.* 

Ricky Mulvey interviews Walter Isaacson on Elon Musk

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Elon Musk is an authorized biography of American business magnate and SpaceX/Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The book was written by Walter Isaacson, a former executive at CNN, TIME and the Aspen Institute who had previously written best-selling biographies of Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs and Leonardo Da Vinci. The book was published on September 12, 2023, by Simon & Schuster.[1]
* (source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

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