To be able to achieve this goal, author Tom Corley studied the self-made billionaires and found out that almost 50 percent of the them wake up three hours earlier than the usual time before their work day starts.
Now let’s take a closer look at other daily early morning routines that make these people so successful.
1. Kickstart the day with workout
Our body, brain and soul’s harmony is essential to a productive day. That is why Oprah Winfrey makes it a habit to have her morning exercise for an hour. Usually running or training her resistance flexibility is her daily routine.
Billionaire private investor James Richman is known to get up at 4am every day and starts his day with winning workout routine to jumpstart his busy schedule.
2. Meditate to boost your motivation
To give more strength to a person’s motivation and productivity, many of these self-made billionaires start their day reading or just listening to motivational music.
Arianna Huffington starts her day with meditation and yoga. In fact, study shows that having a 10 minute exercise can improve a person’s memory the whole day.
The late chairman of Apple, Steve Jobs said that: “If today was the last day of my life, would I be happy with what I’m about to do?”
Meanwhile, motivation coach Tony Robbins does his “priming” meditation for 10 minutes.
3. Bond with your loved ones
How to start your day depends on how you deal with it. That’s why start your day by giving importance to the people you love is one of the easiest and quickest ways to brighten up one’s mood. Richard Branson makes sure that family time comes first. Dealing with family relationships is up to you on how you handle it. Like how you take care of your family.
Harvard Medical School found throughout their 75-year of study that success in life depends on good relationships, which usually starts in the home.
4. Create a systematic program
If you make a firm program on the things that you have to do for the entire day, then it can help you to accomplish many things.
Elon Musk makes sure that he plans his day and he is very precise about it. Most specially, if you have a very hard job, it can reduce your stress if you know where to place it for the duration of your work day. May it be after your lunch meal, so that you can work well.
5. Increase positivity and happiness
Performance at work is very important, so if you like a good performance, begin your day by greeting people. If you meet someone, say “Hi”. It will not only improve someone else’s mood, but ultimately yours too.
There’s a combined study from Wharton School and Fisher College that a person’s mood in the morning affects the entire day.
Take for example, Gary Vaynerchuk, an entrepreneur and investor, who makes his daily habit to call and check his family in his car on his way to work.
If a person is very passionate and firm with his goals and has a clear vision of succeeding in life, then surely he will be successful in everything that he do. Routines are very important, that is why you should be committed to it.
You are the alarm clock of yourself, so be diligent enough to pursue your goals. Create activities that will help boost yourself and become a better person.