If you are seeking success, no matter in which part of your life, then there is plenty that can be said for productive morning routines. In fact, some of the most inspiring leaders in the world all have their very own productive morning routines to help them to get their day started.
Are you feeling that you need a bit of a push to get your day going in the best way possible? Then, why not check outs some of the morning routines of the biggest and the best in the world?
Steve Jobs was the co-founder of one of the biggest companies in the world. Apple. It was said, that before his death, Jobs would ensure that he looked in the mirror every morning and ask himself the same question.
“If today was the last day of my life, would I be happy with what I’m about to do today?
He promised himself that if he said “no” too many days in a row, then he knew that the time had come to change.
The owner of 8 separate billion dollar companies, including the empire that is Virgin, Richard Branson is one of the richest men in the UK. Richard Branson not only seems to know exactly how to make money, but he also knows how to really kickstart his day.
He always tries to wake up at 5 am and get some exercise in before his day starts. He also makes time to spend with his family. Both of these things get him in the perfect frame of mind for a day of business.
The co-founder of Facebook, worth an estimated $62 billion, possibly goes against the grain of some of the other bigwigs in the world. Zuckerberg used to stay up until 6 am talking to programmers, meaning that he survived on very little sleep, not ideal for everyone, but it seemed to work for him.
He is also known for the fact that he wears the same clothes each and every day, giving himself one less decision to make, and keeping his brain ready for trickier things to think about.
One of the most talked about techpreneur of the moment, it seems that Musk takes the same approach to his morning routine as Zuckerberg. In the sense that he doesn’t get quite the usual quota of sleep. He is known to head to bed late, around the 1 am mark, yet he still gets up at 7 am, ready to start his crazy schedule.
The CEO of Amazon is definitely flying high with his mighty impressive brand. However, it seems that he definitely knows how to balance business with pleasure.
When asked about his morning routines, Bezos admits that he doesn’t like to book in early morning meetings, instead staying home to indulge in some quality family time, as well as eating a healthy breakfast.
One of the richest men in the world, there are plenty of people out there who would love to know how Bill Gates starts his day.
The main focus of Gates is to look after your own health, which is why he spends an hour on the treadmill each and every morning. Not only this, but he also works out his mind at the same time, watching courses from the Teaching Company.
You can’t get much more powerful than the President of the United States. During his time in power, Obama would start his day at 6:45 am every day.
He would also workout with both weights and cardio, before sitting with his family for breakfast and helping to ensure that his daughters left for school.
Why not try out your own morning routine and see what you can achieve?
You may not make a billion in a day, but you may surprise yourself but what you can do when you are in the right mindset.