One of the financial times' business books of the month upon release
One of business insider's best business books to read this summer
This small book carries the irresistible implicit promise that if you follow the morning routines of famous, important and successful people, you will become famous, important and successful yourself.' Financial Times
The first few choices you make each morning can unlock greater productivity, creativity, and calm - or bring out your worst self. So, how are you spending your most valuable hours?
Marie Kondo performs a quick tidying ritual to quiet her mind before leaving the house. The president of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, Ed Catmull, mixes three shots of espresso with three scoops of cocoa powder and two sweeteners. Retired U.S.Army Four-Star General Stanley McChrystal works out at 4:00 AM every day for at least an hour.
Part instruction manual, part someone else's diary, My Morning Routine interviews sixty-four of today's most successful people - including Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter; Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post; and Michael Acton Smith, the CEO of Calm - and offers timeless advice on creating a routine of your own.
Some routines are all about early-morning exercise and spartan living; others are more leisurely and self-indulgent. What they haven common is the don't feel like a chore. Once you land on the right routine, you'll look forward to waking up.
'if I don't get a chance to play with my son in the morning I feel like I missed something that I'll never get back'. Biz Stone, cofounder of Twitter
'Find certain things you know you should do, don't like to do, or make excuses to avoid, and then do them every day'. Stanley McChrystal, retired U.S. Army four-star general
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