Elon Musk's baby has stolen his dad's limelight after making a rare appearance during a Zoom call.
Baby X AE A-Xii appeared on screen as Musk dialled in to give a virtual presentation at the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
As he gave an update on Starship, his 18-month-old son sat on his knee and smiled adorably into the camera, chattering away as his famous father continued his presentation.
Musk simply carried on as usual, occasionally giggling as his child made amusing noises and danced around on his lap - at one point saying excitedly: "CAR!"
The Tesla and SpaceX billionaire laughed, before saying: "Rocket but... Oh no, big car!"
Sadly, however, the fun didn't last for too long, as eventually someone appeared at the door to retrieve the child - silently walking in to take him off Musk.
X AE A-Xii didn't seem too happy to be booted out of the meeting, and could be heard starting to cry after realising he'd be missing out on the rest of his dad's Zoom call.
While Musk showed his softer side as he chuckled away with his son, the tech tycoon reportedly threatened to fire all Tesla managers who refuse to 'execute directions' without giving a valid reason.
In a leaked email, Musk reminded his employees of the hierarchy at the company and that they will be asked to leave if they fail to follow the rules.
Addressed to 'everybody', the message, which was sent on 4 October this year, explains what managers should do if they receive a direct order from him - with only three options available to them.
It reads: "If an email is sent from me with explicit directions, there are only three actions allowed by managers:
"1. Email me back to say why what I said was incorrect. Sometimes, I'm just plain wrong!
"2. Request further clarification if what I said was ambiguous.
"3. Execute the directions.
"If none of the above are done, that manager will be asked to resign."
I wanna share the exact email because there is a bit more nuance to the email than what the headlines may imply. The email was originally sent out Oct 4, 2021: https://t.co/XbXDMmJvI3 pic.twitter.com/BVyGKqyxqg
- Sawyer Merritt :chart_with_upwards_trend::rocket: (@SawyerMerritt) November 20, 2021
Providing some context to the email exchange, CNBC, which first reported on the message, shared another email, which was sent the day before the one above.
It informed his staff that he supported their wish to play music in the factory and that he would listen to any other ideas they had to make the workplace more enjoyable.
His message read: "Just wanted to say that I very much support music in the factory, as well as any little touches that make work more enjoyable.
"An associate just sent me a note asking if we could have one ear bud for music so the other ear can listen for safety-related issues. That sounds fine to me.
"Also, ambient music from speakers is also totally cool so long as there is reasonable agreement among your colleagues as to the music choices.
"If there are other things that you think would improve your day, please let me know. I care very much that you look forward to coming to work every day!"
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