Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has revealed new insight into his daily morning routine – including several smart chunks, even everyday…
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has revealed new insight into his daily morning routine – including several smart chunks, even everyday workers can swipe.
At a Washington DC conference in the US earlier this year, Bezos shared a detailed account of his average day.
And it turns out that his routine is designed to succeed and make sure he makes the best decisions to make sure he stays at the top of his game.
Initially, Bezos is focused
“I get up early, I get up early,” he says according to CNBC.
“I’ll have eight hours of sleep if I do not travel in different time zones.
” Sometimes it’s impossible but I’m very focused on it. For me, I need eight hours of sleep. I think better, I have more energy, my mood is better, all these things. “
He continued to explain that a healthy sleep schedule has a direct impact on decision-making opportunities.
” Think of it as a senior executive, what are you really paid to do? “Bezos said at The Economic Club of Washington.
” As senior executives, you get paid to take a small number of high-quality decisions.
“Your job is not making thousands of decisions every day. (The) The quality of these decisions may be lower because you are tired or rough or any number of things.”
Bezos also revealed that he likes to spend his mornings “popping around” and enjoying a relaxed family time with Mrs MacKenzie and their four children.
“I like to put in the morning,” he said.
“I like to read the newspaper, I like to have coffee, I like to have breakfast with my children before going to school.
” My time is very important to me. “[1
9659002] And perhaps most surprisingly Bezos acknowledged that he started his working day relatively late for a strong director.
He also said that he also tackled the most complicated and difficult decisions the first thing every day.
“I set my first meeting before 10:00,” he said. .
“I like to do my high IQ meetings before lunch – like everything that’s going to be really psychologically challenging, it’s a meeting at 10am. “
” At 17:00 I’m like, “I can not think of this today, let’s try it again tomorrow at 10.” “
The 54-year-old entrepreneur has an estimated net worth of $ US222 billion ($ A221 billion), according to Forbes, mainly thanks to his holding in Amazon.
He is now the richest person alive, which darkens Microsoft’s founder and serial empire Bill Gates with tens of billions of dollars.
He is also the first person in modern history to accumulate a fortune above $ US100 billion.
He founded Amazon on July 5, 1994.
But despite its astronomical wealth The Bezos family is notoriously small and Jeff Bezos is washing the dishes every night while MacKenzie drove his four children to school in a Honda Accord every day until 2013.
It has also been reported that Bezos still has a desk on Amazon made by a door with four-four-fours for legs as a reminder of his humble beginnings.