Maybe you’ve seen the statistics. Morning people do better in life than late risers. I know being a morning person has been a key component of my success. But what if rising early doesn’t come naturally to you? Me neither! Thankfully, these nine steps helped me maximize the morning.
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In this episode, you’ll discover:
- That it’s possible to learn to love the wee hours—and all that you’ll gain from starting early.
- Why maximizing the morning starts the night before by planning your sleep.
- One little trick you can use the moment you get up to prevent you from going back to sleep.
- How enlisting an accountability partner—a friend, a spouse, a colleague—can make all the difference.
- What to do if you spouse is more of a night owl.
- How you can become a morning person even if you have young kids in the house.
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In this episode we mentioned the following resources:
- Article: Poll: Most Adults Are “Morning People”
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My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, I ask one question. This week, it is this:
Question: Do you consider yourself a morning person or a night owl? How has that affected your life so far?
Michael Hyatt is the author of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. Recognized by magazines like Forbes and Inc as an important online marketing and leadership expert, he’s also the founder of Platform University and 5 Days to Your Best Year Ever. Read more about him here.
Michele Cushatt is a popular speaker and author. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, or her blog. She’s a three-time cancer survivor with a powerful, personal story. Listen to it here or read about it in her memoir, Undone: A Story of Making Peace with an Imperfect Life.
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