First Principles and the Art of Thinking like Elon Musk

Jayme Hoffman
Sep 15, 2016 · 3 min read
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Here’s a fun idea…


What is first principles thinking?

First principles” is a physics way of looking at the world…what that really means is that you boil things down to the most fundamental truths…and then reason up from there…that takes a lot more mental energy — Elon Musk


Why do I need it?

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Ok, how do I use it?


What are some good examples to use first principles on?



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Jayme Hoffman

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Entrepreneur, product advisor and breakfast taco fanatic based in Nashville. https://jaymehoffman.com/

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Jayme Hoffman

Written by

Entrepreneur, product advisor and breakfast taco fanatic based in Nashville. https://jaymehoffman.com/

Mission.org

A network of business & tech podcasts designed to accelerate learning. Selected as “Best of 2018” by Apple. Mission.org

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