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Here is what successful people do every morning

Team YS
13th Jul 2017
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Mornings hold the key to taking control of our schedules. Many of us are infamous for hitting the snooze button a number of times, only to jump out of the bed and rush to work and it is probably the first thing we talk about at work. Over the course of time, you realise that it’s a habit you don’t want to own, and getting rid of it is a mammoth task.

Every successful man in this world understands the importance of time. This is the only reason they wake up early. Once they are up early, they have a few extra hours to contemplate before the day begins.

Here’s is list of people who have crafted success stories by rising early.

Jack Ma- Founder, Alibaba Group

He gets up early around 6 to 7 am and utilizes every single second by enjoying it. He does work for half an hour and then spends time with family.

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Mark Zuckerberg- Co-Founder and CEO, Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg usually makes his first move at 6:00 am in the morning, gets ready, and goes straight to the office. According to www.sleepypeople.com website, earlier Mark was known for starting his day with very little sleep as his chatting with programmers used to go on till 6:00 am sometimes.

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Jack Dorsey- Co-Founder, Twitter

Jack Dorsey put’s his shoulder to the wheel at 5.30 am. He meditates and then jogs for five miles.

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Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google

The new CEO of Google, a company that the world practically runs on, Sunder Pichai is an early riser. Waking up between 6:30 and 7:00 am, his morning rituals include reading an actual newspaper. His breakfast usually consists of omelettes, toast and chai.

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Tim Cook, CEO, Apple

Tim Cook is known for sending out company emails at 4.30 in the morning, according to Gawker’s Ryan Tate. By 5 am, he can be found in the gym. And he works late too, priding himself on being the first in the office and the last out.

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Warren Buffett- CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett gets up in the morning by 6.45 am and reads six newspapers. But otherwise, he does not have any fixed schedule. He spends 80% of his time reading.

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Elon Musk, Founder & CEO, Tesla

The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla is known as much for his ambitious programmes as much as his productivity. It is said, Elon Must has been devoting 100 hrs a week at work for years. Even though he does not go to bed earlier than 1:00 am, he wakes between 7:00 and 8:30 am every day.

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Ratan Tata- Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons

Routinely, Ratan Tata attends the meetings of various companies of TATA Sons starting from 6 am, and in the weekends he either drives his cars or his own Falcon private jet early in the morning.

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Narendra Modi, Indian Prime Minister

According to the website www.narendramodi.in, PM Narendra Modi’s morning starts at 5:00 am. He performs pranayama, sun salutation, and yoga.

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Barack Obama, Ex-President of the USA

US President Barack Obama gets up around 6:30 am and does weight training and cardio in the gym. Later, he has breakfast with his family.

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Rajinikanth, Kollywood Actor

The epitome of style on the big screen, Rajnikanth is not just loved but also worshiped. He is meticulous about diet and a strong believer in the power of meditation. Waking up at 5:00 am every morning, he jogs for an hour. He goes for a walk in the evening as well. He prefers yoga to other form of exercises to keep himself fit and in form.

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Virat Kohli- Cricketer

He gets up early in the morning at 6.00 am. His workout pattern includes a wide combination of weights as well as cardio exercises. This combination has helped him develop muscles in a most appropriate way to suit his batting(hitting).

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P V Sindhu, Badminton Player

For the first five years, from 2005 – 2010, P V Sindhu would travel 50 kilometres from her home in Secunderabad to the Pullela Gopichand Academy in Gachibowli, spending four hours a day commuting, in addition to training and managing school work. Even today, it is said that Sindhu’s family rises before day break and she hits the stadium by 4:30 am.

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Deepika Padukone, Actress

The Bollywood celebrity, who has now gone international, is the epitome of beauty and fitness. As a former national level badminton player, her day would begin a little earlier than 5:00 am every morning, since she had a two-hour practise session – from 5:00 to 7:00 am every day. Even today, the habit of rising up early, is something that keeps the actress going. Her day begins no later than 7:00 am, on most days 6:00 am followed by an hour of yoga.

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Dalai Lama

 

For the people of Tibet, he is the embodiment of hope and the rest of the world, an inspiration; standing for values such as compassion, wisdom and joy. His Holiness Dalai Lama, is an early riser and calls it a day by evening. Waking up at 3:00 am, he spends two hours in prayers and meditation. This is followed by a short morning walk and an early breakfast at 5:30 am.

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