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Ever Wonder What Successful People Read in Their Free Time?

Everyone wants to be a successful person in their life, and we all wonder what do these successful people do. How these successful people turn out to be with so much of knowledge?

What you read in the morning is what makes your thinking work all over the day. A lot of us have wished to know of the sources that almost all successful people check when they wake up.

Here are some regular habit of successful leaders across industries which anyone can quickly follow:

Warren Buffett, The Investor

The Mastermind investor likes to start his day with the consumption of local as well as national news as a breakfast. In his reading list, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Financial Times, The American Banker and the Omaha World Herald are always there as a routine.

Bob Iger, CEO Disney

The CEO of Disney, Bob Iger, wakes up at 4.30 a.m., that is like painfully early. He gets up, exercise checks his email, read newspapers and then head to his work on time.

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO Facebook

No doubt the CEO starts his day by checking his Facebook news feed. He likes to check messages on Facebook and WhatsApp even before he steps out of his bed to use the bathroom. When he has time on days, he likes to spend more time in bed checking his messages and replying them

Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO Vaynder Media

Gary has written this several times on his twitter account that he devotes most of his free time on Twitter to socialize with as many people as he can.

He likes to consume as many information as he can, which is why he reads various news platforms. Some of them are Business Insider, ESPN, Tech Meme, all other resourceful links that his network shares.Lastly, he checks Instagram to see what his friends are up to.

He also spends his free time on Instagram to get in touch with his friends, according to him keeping in touch with your friends helps you to sort your personal life which in return helps you to work better.

Kat Cole, President of FOCUS Brands

The President loves to log into social media very first whenever there is a free time. Waking up at 5 a.m and checking the calendar for upcoming appointment is her daily routine for past few years.

She often checks various social media platforms, blogs, new start-up sites to invest in. She likes to read something that keeps her mind keep going and know about what’s happening in the world.

Donald Trump, US President

Even though the President has never been much of like what other successful people are ‘bibliophile’, but he is a regular consumer of news from newspapers and TV channels.

Richard Branson, CEO

The CEO tends to wake up at 5 in the morning to get a head start on the day.

He finds to wake up early as a good habit even before the most of the world logs on as a perfect time to reply to emails and catch up on the news.

Kevin O’Leary, CEO Qumas

He likes to catch up with news during workout sessions. He has a routine to wake up at 5:45 a.m, watch the business news for 45 minutes during his workout, check bond markets. According to him, ‘knowledge is power’, and one should have a 360- degree view of the financial climate all over the world.

Howard Schultz, CEO Starbucks

With an intact routine for 25 years of reading every day, Howard said in an interview that it’s now impossible for him to get distracted from this routine. He likes to read news from the wall street journal, the new york times and the Seattle time with a cup of coffee made by him.

Jonah Peretti, CEO Buzzfeed

The founder of most popular blogging website,, likes to read sports and business sections of the New York Times while he is commuting to the office. He also likes to roam on social media to gather information regularly.

Kara Goldin, Founder & CEO Hint Water

She considers devoting the wee hours of the morning in checking email and schedule for the day to be a critical part. She gets a clear understanding of what she had to do for next 12 hours straight after she checks her inbox after waking up at 5:30 a.m. Also, this routine helps her to set her priorities accordingly.

Bill Gates, Co-founder Microsoft

The Genius likes to read daily news digest and national papers. His daily news digest involves a lot of different topics to give him an idea of almost everything happening all over the world.

Jeffrey Immelt, CEO General Electric

The CEO likes to do things differently, that’s why he reads the Wall Street Journal not from starting but from the center section. He reads only the business page of New York Times and throws the rest of the newspaper.

That’s a Pretty much hefty list to get through and start planning what you would like to opt to be as successful as these people are.

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