How Successful People Get Shit Done

How Successful People Get Shit Done
  • Melissa McCarthy wakes up at 4am to binge-watch TV shows. As an actor, this is called \'research.\'

  • Mark Walberg belongs to the 4:00am club: he meets a group of friends at the gym at 4:00am to get their workouts done early. He also goes to bed at 7:30pm on most nights so he can be up at 2:30am to pray and meditate before his workout. 

  • Disney CEO Bob Iger gets up at 4:30 to read and work out on the VersaClimber - and inspired NBA superstars Chris Paul and LeBron James to hit the VersaClimber too. 

  • Square CEO Jack Dorsey is up at 5:30 to jog and meditate before his average 18 hour work day. 

  • PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi wakes up at 4 a.m. and is in the office no later than 7 a.m.  

  • Former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns schedules an hour-long personal training session at 6 a.m. twice a week.

  • Shark Tank investor Kevin O\'Leary gets up at 5:45 every morning and jumps on the elliptical or exercise bike. 

  •  Entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk starts the day with an hour-long workout with his trainer.

  • Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt starts his days at 5:30am with a cardio workout and then reads the paper and watches CNBC. 

  • Virgin America CEO David Cush listens to sports radio and read the papers in the morning while on the stationary bike at the gym. 

  • Howard Schultz, former Starbucks CEO, starts his day at 4:30am by walking his dogs, works out, sends a motivational e-mail to his employees, then disconnects and dedicates his time to exercise and family. 

  • Toshi Yamamoto, founder and CEO of ChatWork, and his wife take their kids to school together to maximize family time. 

  • Gene Caballero, co-founder of GreenPal, plays the piano first thing in the morning to get a mental work out. 

  • Lindsey Handley, PhD, chief operating officer of ThoughtSTEM, does morning fun work on side projects at Starbucks. 

  • When working Jennifer Aniston wakes up at 4.30am, drinks hot water with lemon, washes her face with soap and water and meditates for 20 minutes. 

  • Kim Kardashian gets up at 6am and has her very first conversation with daughter North, then goes for a run in her gated home or on her treadmill for around an hour. 

  • Oprah got up between 5.30 and 6a every morning and was in the make-up chair by 7.30am after spending an hour in the gym. 

  • Quarterback Colin Kaepernik gets up at 5am every day to stay NFL ready - even though he hasn\'t been on a team for over 2 years.  

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This checklist was created by anthonycaliendo

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