Often defined as people who do things differently, successful people don’t consider ‘not being a morning person’ to be a valid excuse. They understand that a productive day isn’t just a function of proper planning, it is also a function of how early they start it. Here are 4 things successful people ensues they get done before noon:
Engage in physical exercise and mediation
Embracing the positive effects of physical exercise and mediation, they wake up early enough to ensure that they spend quality time exercising their bodies and minds. These wide array of activities – which are not limited to, swimming, bike riding, strength training, yoga, jogging, and brisk walking – keeps them fit and mentally alert all day long.
Eat a healthy breakfast
Regardless their busy schedules, successful entrepreneurs pre-plan their breakfast long before the day start. For them, a healthy breakfast remains the most important meal of the day because it sustains their energy level all day long. It also ensures that they don’t break their healthy lifestyle rules by opting for processed meal options.
Make SMART goals and back them up with to-do list
When it comes to mapping out their day, successful entrepreneurs are second to none. They understand that the only way they can achieve their long-term plans to spread them over a period of time. This makes them make SMART goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time bound) out of their plans. They further validate it by fitting it into their daily to-do lists.
But beyond creating a to-do list, they work hard towards ensuring that they get through the list by the end of the day.
Identify distractions and effectively filter them out
Successful entrepreneurs are very much aware that regardless how fool-proof their to-do lists is, it is never distraction-immune. In fact, they anticipate the distractions they might have to deal with during the course of they.
In response, they put filters in place long before the distractions show up. They often start by organizing their appointment schedule (to get people to respect their working hours), mute electronic devices to avoid getting distracted by messages, emails, news update, and phone calls, etc. These distraction filters ensure that they stay focused and only attend to issues that are urgent and important.
Here you have it… 4 things successful entrepreneurs do before noon. If there was ever a time to adopt these habit, it is now. However, keep in mind that habits are learnt over time. So, if you skip a healthy breakfast or fail to exercise, don’t be so hard on yourself. Habits require constant practice. Figure out the routine that works best for you and stick to it.