How do you start your day? We all have to start our day at some point (albeit some much earlier than others), however, everyone seems to start theirs differently, even the world’s most successful people.
You’re not a morning person and Struggle to get going, why not take a leaf out of one If these successful individual’s books and give their routine a try? If it worked for them, there’s no reason why it can’t work for you!
Every morning he would look into the mirror and ask himself “If today would be my last day of life, would I be happy with what I’m about to do today?”, if he responded with ‘no’ to many days in a row, he knew something needed to change.
Mark is well known for dressing the same way every day as he once claimed that he gives him “one less decision to make.” Unsurprisingly, Mark has been known to start his day on very little sleep, often staying up “chatting with programmers” until 6 am.
Winston would famously wake up 7:30 am yet remain in bed until around 11 am, eating breakfast, reading the newspaper and dictating to his secretary during this time. He certainly wasn’t a good get up and go kind of guy.
Bill is well known for good health and it’s no secret that he starts off each day with an hour on the treadmill, watching courses from the teaching company whilst doing so. It’s clear that Bill has an appetite for constant learning as well as staying in shape; a great start to the day.
Most notable moments: Playing a key role in the rollout of PC’s across the globe with Microsoft Windows operating system and building the business to be one of the world’s leading software companies.
Barack is known to keep strictly to his workout routine of weights and cardio each morning around 6:45 am before eating breakfast with his family and helping to pack his daughters off to school. It’s clear that he’s a strong believer in a great work and family life balance, yet starting the day with a workout – something we all try to do but many find it a little difficult.
David has publicly revealed that he and his family have a ‘no morning TV’ rule as he strongly believes that his children should be ‘doing something’. We know that when out on the road, David will spend time reading newspapers and catching up on the daily news when at home at #10, it’s no secret that he’s a family man in the morning.
Howard famously discussed his morning routine and love of early-rising with Bloomberg Business week stating, “I get up at 4:30 every morning to walk my three dogs and work out. Around 5:45 am I make coffee for myself and my wife, using an 8-cup Bodum French press.: We hope that coffee’s a Starbucks Howard!
Jeff has openly spoken about his dislike for early morning meetings, preferring to indulge in a healthy breakfast with his wife and family. By avoiding early-starts there’s no reliance upon an alarm clock, it’s easier to enjoy a morning with family and avoid bad-for-you convenience breakfasts.
Morning routines come in many different forms, however, the key to a successful first few hours comes from just that, A Routine, states SleepyPeople.com who made the nice infographic from below.
- Porch, Becoming a Morning Person: Secrets of Early Risers , by Isabella Caprario.
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