Elon Musk says how well he sleeps each night with all of the outstanding projects
In an extended interview with podcast host Joe Rogan, the billionaire touched on current projects and life on Mars.
March 19, 2021
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In an extended interview with podcast host Joe Rogan, Elon Musk He revealed in February that he managed to get six hours of sleep every night despite balancing his responsibilities across all of his companies.
“How do you have the time?” Rogan said, “I never understand you when it comes to the way you run multiple companies simultaneously.” “You think something like [el cohete SpaceX] It’s going to take a lot of focus, and I think that’s going to be your whole being, trying to figure out how this works. “
Musk bluntly replied that he worked “a lot,” adding that he usually worked until 1 or 2 am during the week. When Rogan asked how many he slept Tech entrepreneur Regularly, Musk did not hesitate to give a number.
“About six hours,” he said. “Not that crazy.”
Musk later admitted to Rogan that he had tried to sleep less, but noted that “overall productivity goes down” in doing so.
He said, “I don’t find myself wanting to sleep more than six.”
The three-and-a-half hour interview seemed to touch upon every possible topic, from what humans need to live on Mars to Musk’s concerns about artificial intelligence. At the start of the interview, the billionaire businessman shared a fun fact, stating that he made the Starship, SpaceX Rocket, “Spikeer” after watching the 2012 comedy film The Dictator by Sacha Baron Cohen.
“I thought it would be funny to make the missile more directive, and that is what we did,” Musk said, adding that the design had no effect on the aerodynamics of the missile.
In addition to overseeing SpaceX and Tesla, Musk runs or works for three other companies: The Boring Company, Neuralink, and OpenAI.