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Daily Habits of Successful People

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We are what we repeatedly do. Success is not an action but a habit. Find out why Richard Branson wakes up early, Barack Obama works out in the morning, Bill Gates reads a lot and so much more.

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Daily Habits of Successful People

  1. 1. DAILY HABITSof Successful People By Weekdon e
  2. 2. WAKE UP EARLY AND START THE DAY FAST 90% of executives wake up before 6am on weekdays FACT As Sir Richard Branson said: “Over my 50 years in business I have learned that if I rise early I can achieve so much more in a day, and therefore in life.” MORNING HABITS
  3. 3. TAKE TIME TO RELAX AND EXERCISE Pre-breakfast workout helps reduce stress later in the day, counteracts the effects of high-fat diet, and improves sleep FACT President Obama keeps a strict morning workout routine of weights and cardio at 6.45am. MORNING HABITS
  4. 4. PLAN YOUR DAY IN ADVANCE Using the mornings to do big-picture thinking helps you prioritize and set the trajectory of the day FACT Use a goal setting technique like Google’s OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) to always know where your focus should be. MORNING HABITS
  5. 5. CLICK TO START PLAN YOUR DAY WITH WEEKDONE GOAL SETTING
  6. 6. DO A LOT OF READING The more you read, the more you know FACTBill Gates reads about 50 books per year, which breaks down to 1 per week. DAILY HABITS
  7. 7. TAKE BREAKS Taking a break once an hour increases our work productivity FACT Albert Einstein took long breaks from his science work to spur creativity and play his violin. DAILY HABITS
  8. 8. NO SAY “NO” AND FOCUS 28% of your time goes to dealing with unnecessary interruptions FACT Warren Buffett considers his ability to focus one of the main reasons for his success. DAILY HABITS
  9. 9. ♥ SPEND TIME WITH YOUR LOVED ONES 94% of professionals reported working more than 50 hours per week and nearly half said they worked more than 65 hours per week FACT Elon Musk watches movies, hangs out with friends and plays first-person shooters with his children. EVENING HABITS
  10. 10. REFLECT ON YOUR DAY Reflection is an integral part of the learning process FACT Elon Musk is constantly soliciting feedback and doing self-analysis. EVENING HABITS
  11. 11. Z Z Z GET ENOUGH SLEEP When you’re sleep-deprived, you’ll have more trouble refocusing on the task at hand FACT Bill Gates sleeps 7 hours a day. “Even though it’s fun to stay up all night, maybe taking a red-eye flight, if I have to be creative I need seven hours.” EVENING HABITS
  12. 12. CLICK TO START PLAN YOUR DAY WITH WEEKDONE GOAL SETTING USE OBJECTIVES AND KEY RESULTS
  13. 13. RELATED CONTENT BY WEEKDONE WEEKLY STATUS REPORTS TECHNIQUES 12 BEST TIME MANAGEMENT 12 BEST TIME MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES 9 UNIQUE TRAITS OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE TEAMS 7 LIFEHACKS: HOW TO SUCCEED IN PRODUCTIVITY WITHOUT REALLY TRYING BE MORE PRODUCTIVE NOW 7 LIFEHACKS BY WEEKDONE (that can be absorbed during a coffee break)

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