How 5 Successful Business Leaders Start Their Day

Many leaders in the business world have carefully crafted morning routines.  Individuals striving for success should begin by allowing themselves to succeed.  Start each day with positivity and focus.  Whatever the method may be, people should be true to themselves.  Find what makes them tick and go for it.

Success takes proper preparation, and these professional’s bank accounts are proof.  Take a moment to investigate what makes the business leaders so successful, and see what knowledge can be transformed into a better functioning business operation.

Mark Zuckerberg

Co-founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg is estimated to be worth over $53 million as of 2017.  He is number 5 on the list of the world’s richest people.  He earned his millions from a collaborative effort to develop Facebook and distribute it among college campuses.

Zuckerberg typically wakes up at 8 am (if he did not work all night), and wears the same t-shirt every day to avoid having to make any extra decisions.

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey has worked her way to the elite millionaire’s club through years of hard work and perseverance.  She is a host, CEO, CCO of the Oprah Winfrey Network, and author.

Oprah starts her day with peaceful meditation and some time spent on the treadmill.  She then enjoys a healthy meal before heading off to work.  When the Oprah Winfrey show was on the air, she always arrived early to work to assure there was enough time to film two shows.

Elon Musk

Elon Musk is Chief Executive Officer of SpaceX, the main privately funded space exploration program in the country.  When the government shut down N.A.S.A.’s space exploration efforts, private industries were forced to carry the torch to the stars.  Elon Musk and SpaceX picked it up!

Mr. Musk’s routine consists of lights out at 1 am and a wake-up time of 7 am.  He typically does not have breakfast, but when he does, it is an omelet with coffee.  Lunch is a quick 5-minute break sometime during his busy day.  He also finds time to work in one or two thorough workouts during the week.

Steve Jobs

The late, great, Steve Jobs was CEO and Co-Founder of one of the biggest corporations in the world, Apple, Inc.  Unfortunately, he passed away in 2011.

Steve’s daily routine began with a self-spoken motivational speech every morning while looking in the mirror.  He asked himself, “If today was the last day of my life, would I be happy with what I am about to do today?”  If the answer was repeatedly no, then he knew it was time to change a few things.

Richard Branson

Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group, which lords over 500 different companies, is worth an estimated $5 million.  Branson’s day begins early as he wakes at dawn.  He purposefully leaves his curtains drawn to allow the sunlight to wake him up in the morning.

Branson enjoys an early morning swim each day and follows it up by eating a healthy, vitamin-packed breakfast.

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Anna Johansson
Anna is a freelance writer and researcher from the Olympia, WA area who loves to obsess about weird topics and then write about them. When she isn't writing, she is outside on her bike and comtemplating her eventual trip to graduate school.

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