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A day in the life of Tesla CEO Elon Musk [Video]

Elon Musk might be the most famous CEO of an automobile manufacturer. Tesla is now known throughout the world for its electric cars and supercharger network. Have you ever wondered what kind of day plan does Elon Musk follows? Here, we have a video that explains how does a day in Elon Musk’s life go. The video is uploaded on YouTube by Simply Tech.

The video says that Elon Musk sleeps for 6 hours at least because he has noticed that his work starts getting suffered if he sleeps less than 6 hours. He regularly has to work till 1 or 2 AM but he still manages to sleep for 6 hours.

A day in the life of Tesla CEO Elon Musk [Video]

Elon wakes up at 7 AM in the morning and spends some time checking and replying to important emails. He then goes in for a warm shower and skips breakfast. Instead of breakfast, he opts for a cup of coffee.

The famous CEO is a father to 6 kids. His eldest son is of 17 years while the youngest one is still an infant. He might not play a big part in an infant’s life but he still takes the rest of the boys to school daily. The kids’ study in SpaceX’s campus which is again led by Elon Musk. It is called Adastra and has a more future-oriented approach to education. The lessons are on ethics, philosophy, engineering, maths and artificial intelligence. The school is highly selective so not everyone can get admission in it.

A day in the life of Tesla CEO Elon Musk [Video]

After dropping kids off to the school, Elon Musk heads to work. On Monday, Friday and Saturday he dedicates his time to SpaceX. The rest of the time is spent on Tesla. He likes to have face to face meetings and avoids phone calls and conferences. His second way of communicating is through emails. He does not like to waste his time nor does he likes to waste the time of his employees. He prefers to keep things small and brief. This is because he thinks that the time of his workers could be spent better elsewhere. Elon trusts his team so he is not the one who takes small decisions, he is only called for big decisions.

Elon does not really have time for having a proper lunch. So, often he would get something that is quick and easy to eat during a meeting. It could be a simple salad or a sandwich. When he does get time for a proper lunch, he only spends 5 minutes on it.

A day in the life of Tesla CEO Elon Musk [Video]

He also acts as a head designer at SpaceX and an engineer at Tesla. That is quite commendable for a CEO. So, most of his working day is spent on the factory floor or the design desk. He always tries to go to the factory floor to ensure that the production is going close to the plan. He usually works 80 hours to 100 hours a week but he says that he tries to maintain a work-life balance.

When Elon is not travelling, he likes to go for an evening walk, work out, go out for a dinner or read a good book. He tries to keep his evenings free so that he can do more such activities and spend time with his sons.