Have you ever wondered how world business leaders start off their days? Maybe there are one or two habits you can emulate to make your day better. Well, if you are one of those who have wondered, then this write-up might be what you need to reorganize your mornings, and have the most productive day going forward.
The business magnate, Richard Branson sure has a huge thing for entrepreneurship. He is the brain behind the Virgin Group and was worth over $5billion in 2015. His routine is quite interesting as he swims or kite surfs in the mornings and makes sure to get a good breakfast.
The investment guru and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett worth over $66 billion makes sure to keep the curtains up so that when the sun rises, it would be the first thing he sees. He also recommended reading daily which helps build knowledge.
Before Jobs passed away, we knew him for how he revolutionized the Apple company and his legacy still lives on. To start his day, he always reflected on who he was in front of the mirror. He also led a simple and minimalistic life.
The Journalist and entrepreneur Arianna Huffington doesn’t start her day until she has done some meditation not less than 30 minutes. From the last name, you know she is in charge of the media company, The Huffington Post, and she is worth nothing less than $50 million.
One of the longest names in the invention and business scenes is the person of Bill Gates. The Microsoft owner tries to keep fit to start his day. Well, he also multitasks when on the treadmill by watching DVDs from the Great Courses series. He is worth $79.2 billion.
Co-founder and CEO the popular social media platform, Facebook- Mark Zuckerberg, is worth over $35 billion. For his morning routine, he makes sure to get up at 8am on most days and keeps to one type of shirt every day.
Another inspiring business mogul is the TV host and owner of a number of networks especially OWN -Oprah Winfrey. She meditates, hit the gym and then makes sure to have a healthy breakfast before setting out early to record her shows.
The Tesla CEO Elon Musk is definitely the weird one on this list. He has admitted to often skipping breakfast and takes just 5 minutes to munch his lunch quickly. One thing he is consistent with, are his exercises and workout routines.
Indra Nooyi is the chairperson and CEO of the soda brand – PepsiCo. We cannot say for sure if she has any time for a healthy breakfast or some meditation or workout as she wakes up by 4 am and makes sure to arrive at work by 7 am at most. She is worth $144 billion
The author, entrepreneur and politician, Lord Sugar likes to start his mornings outside of his house. He often rides his bike in the Essex countryside down 50 miles. He is the name behind the football club, Tottenham Hotspur and the show, The Apprentice.
His divorce case aside, the founder of the e-commerce company Amazon – Jeff Bezos makes sure to get his 8 hours of sleep. Another thing he keeps to is not scheduling any morning meetings and even keeps some days off, from any schedules. He is worth $46.7 billion.
Co-founder of Google, Sergey Brin has just two-morning routines. First, he makes sure to spend quality time exercising; then, he goes on to take green tea two times daily which, according to him, would keep Parkinson’s disease away.
Another e-commerce guru on this list is Jack Ma, behind the Alibaba Group. It seems like this chairman kicks off his day on an interesting note, as he spends the first hours doing his tai chi exercises with his trainer. His trainer even travels with him when the need arises.
The President and CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer is worth $300 million and it looks like every part of her day is as strategic as it can be. Even her sleep, which is between 4 to 6 hours is scheduled. Every minute counts in her case.
The fashion designer extraordinaire – Tory Burch is worth $10.1 billion and she has a routine of waking up by 5:45 am daily. She doesn’t just wake for herself, she goes on to wake her three sons up and then gets to a 45 minutes long workout session.
The person behind the interesting social media platform Twitter - Jack Dorsey, has three things on his list when it comes to starting his day. First, he gets up by 5:30 am, he meditates for a while, then he goes on to run a couple of miles.