Joe Rogan - How Elon Musk's Mind Works ***VIDEO***

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Musk...puff puff passing and the stocks are sliding... ;)

 
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I’m through about 30 minutes from my morning commute, but haven’t gotten to the part in question. ;)
 

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So... he didn't even "puff puff"? He just took a single puff?
Wow, I'm glad I bought TSLA this morning at 260 before people come to their senses. :p
You think this is causing the slide or the CAO leaving?
 

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You think this is causing the slide or the CAO leaving?
Actually, I still think it's due to institutional short sellers' manipulations. But they need this kind of "perceived negative" news in order to spread Fear Uncertainty and Doubt to help bring the price down.
 

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My interest in a Tesla automobile was never based on any perceptions of EM. I gave Tesla $1k because I liked the looks of the vehicle, and it's features. I have not initiated a purchase, however, because I am waiting for a SR battery.

But "fear, uncertainty and doubt" are taking a toll on my interest. My view of EM has slipped from neutral to negative.
I'm seriously thinking about asking for my deposit back.
 
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My interest in a Tesla automobile was never based on any perceptions of EM. I gave Tesla $1k because I liked the looks of the vehicle, and it's features. I have not initiated a purchase, however, because I am waiting for a SR battery.

But "fear, uncertainty and doubt" are taking a toll on my interest. My view of EM has slipped from numeral to negative.
I'm seriously thinking about asking for my deposit back.
Negative how so? I see the man relaxing for once, having some deep convo and showing his human side....

Should he be doing lines of ____, popping pills and buying hookers like the rest of the CEO's out there behind doors?

To separate Musk from Tesla is silly... your loss if you do cancel, peace!
 
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Negative how so? I see a man relaxing for once, having some deep convo and showing his human side....

Should he be doing lines of ____, popping pills and buying hookers like the rest of the CEO's out there?

To separate Musk from Tesla is silly... your loss if you do cancel, peace!
True, but Elon seems to be creating his own FUD lately. Not a shareholder, but would like to see a competent # 2 at Tesla like Gwynne Shotwell at SpaceX. Someone who can make and deliver cars like she can make rockets and carry out launches would be awesome.
 

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You can call it relaxing, deep convo, entertainment or whatever ... but the company is taking a serious hit. Sometimes, the "human side" is not appealing.

So many public figures these days exhibit their foibles on live TV or in tweets.
My belief is in a cardinal rule: "A CEO shall not exhibit behavior that harms the company." (do what they want in the privacy of their own home).
Whether justified or not, EM is creating negative headlines; the stock and bonds are falling; executives are departing the company; there is talk that he needs to step down; there is talk of needing a "competent #2" ...... none of this bodes well for Tesla.

As I said a few post back, initially I had no feeling one way for another about EM. I believe he was an inspiration for many, and gathered skilled talent to design the vehicles.
This is not going to end well if engineers, computer specialist and skilled technicians start to leave the company.
 

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My belief is in a cardinal rule: "A CEO shall not exhibit behavior that harms the company." (do what they want in the privacy of their own home).
How about simply, "A CEO should do nothing illegal". And no, keeping their illegal activities private is not what I want. Musk is out there, and he's real. He's not a typical CEO, and that's OK.
Whether justified or not, EM is creating negative headlines; the stock and bonds are falling; executives are departing the company;
FUD.
They aren't losing any more executives than is normal.
Tesla isn’t “losing” all of its executives — it just has a ton
there is talk that he needs to step down; there is talk of needing a "competent #2"
Talk from who? People watching from the sidelines? Sure, news outlets say all kinds of crazy things. There's lots of talk about the stock skyrocketing up past $1200 as well. So, who do you believe? Why pick the one story over the other?

Musk isn't going to step down until the Model 3 is ramped up and profitable while selling the $35k versions, if even then. He needs to be sure that he's done everything to allow the company to succeed and survive before he trusts anybody else to help keep it running.
 

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Doesn't SpaceX have US government contracts that require employees to have security clearances? Could this jeopardize SpaceX's ability to secure future contracts if the CEO is participating in activities that would bar him from holding a clearance?
 

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If I were Elon Musk, the painting I just did in my garage would be recorded on video and shared globally under the article titles:
ELON MUSK HUFFS PAINT!
CEO HIGH ON FUMES!
TESLA SHARES AS RED AS GARAGE WALLS!
 

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OMG, way way too much Rogan. Rogan is such a poor interviewer, constantly looking/grinning off camera in some kind of stoner interaction with some other person/crush off camera.

Musk seemed to be trapped and ambushed but he was relaxed and that was the interesting thing. Musk comes off comfortable and that probably is telling and good news.

I hope Musk does not return to this venue, 2 plus hours of Rogan is a lot to ask.
 

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You can put whatever spin you want on it, but IMHO ........... bad press is bad for business. That clip will be shown over and over by every network and streamed into every home. "Don't let a negative go to waste" as they say.

And it was so un-necessary. The production lines are operating close to full speed; the cars are selling at a record pace; quality has improved; owner satisfaction is high and on and on.
There is no need (except perhaps ego) to go on TV and offend a segment of your constituants that you are depending on to maintain continued progress.
 

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You can put whatever spin you want on it, but IMHO ........... bad press is bad for business.
The saying I've heard was "all publicity is good publicity". :)
There is no need (except perhaps ego) to go on TV and offend a segment of your constituants that you are depending on to maintain continued progress.
Considering how many of those same "constituents" are voting to legalize marijuana. I really don't think many are offended.
 
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I must agree with those posters who believe that leaders have a fiduciary responsibility to behave in a manner befitting their leadership status. IMHO the world's greatest offenders are Mr. Musk and the POTUS. Both would be well advised to stay off Twitter completely, and to only share prepared statements. However, I used Mr. Musk's recent questionable public behavior and the resultant silde in stock price to double down as a shareholder.
 

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garsh - I have expressed several personal opinions, and you have pointed out my errors. Thats OK, I am not offended.

But let's wait and see how this shakes out. Today Tesla dropped to 263.24 .... that is a 17.71 point drop today (-6.3%). On August 7, the stock was at 375.

On Yahoo Business News, two headlines caught my eye:
"Markets: Tesla drops to critical support after more executives leave Musk in the dust."

And the second: "Tesla may be veering off course with executives departures."

It does not appear early on that this this particular publicity is that "good."
But let's wait and see. If the stock rebounds, I will be delighted to admit I mis-read the headlines.

But let me repeat myself: the negative publicity has absolutely nothing to do with a fine EV, that is selling well, and the buyers (a better choice of word that 'constituents') are for the most part delighted with their vehicles.
 

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I must agree with those posters who believe that leaders have a fiduciary responsibility to behave in a manner befitting their leadership status. IMHO the world's greatest offenders are Mr. Musk and the POTUS. Both would be well advised to stay off Twitter completely, and to only share prepared statements. However, I used Mr. Musk's recent questionable public behavior and the resultant silde in stock price to double down as a shareholder.
I have had this discussion at work with a co-worker that shares your opinion. I still think Elon and the accessibility to information on Twitter is actually a good thing.

POTUS — not to make this political — POTUS is on a different level than the CEO of a company and should not be sharing information (positive or negative) in Tweets IMHO.