Musk: Optimism, pessimism, fuck that; we’re going to make it happen. As God is my bloody witness, I’m hell-bent on making it work.
“Risk is about evaluating trade-offs,” he continued. “And evaluating trade-offs requires the consideration of opportunity costs: if I do this, then I can’t do that. I could stay at my finance job, continue earning a salary, and insulate myself against the risk of CustomMade’s failure. But what about the opportunity cost of my time?”