There is a great saying about success by Vince Lombardi. He quoted that “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.”
The amount of work and stress they deal with is enough to keep one awake all night. And by the term “they”, we mean to say CEO’s, celebrities and other famous person in their respective fields. The road to the top is really very hard and challenging too. And the First Step towards it is to get up early in the morning.
Here is a list of the Top 8 Successful People Who Barely Sleep!
1. Tim Cook
After Steve Jobs, Tim Cook is the current CEO of the Apple Inc. He is 55 years old presently. And this CEO is known as the first person in his office, as he is always the first one to enter in office and the last one to leave the office. People who work with him in his office are habitual of receiving the e-mails from him even at 4:30 in the morning.
2. Howard Schultz
He is the SEO of the famous Starbucks. This Starbucks CEO is said to start his work in his office by 6 in the morning. And then here we are, some of us are not even in the middle of our precious sleep by that time.
3. Jack Dorsey
As the head of the two exciting technologies startups, he does not have too much time to rest. In the past couple of years – 2011 to be exact, Jack Dorsey said to Kara Swisher that he spends only eight to ten hours in the whole twenty four hour routine at the Square and among the remaining eight to ten hours of his whole busy day at the Twitter.
This leaves him with a total of around four to six hours a night to sleep in his twenty four hour schedule, which is even possibly less when he travels. He still manages to get up early in the morning at 5:30 am to take a jog.
4. Bob Iger
And here is the CEO of our favourite Disney! The Disney head has confessed in front of the mass media that he daily wakes up at four past half hour in the morning and then he utilizes the morning time by doing various activities like exercising, reading newspapers, listening to the music, and checking his emails.
Life is truly not a fairytale, not even for the creators who created these epic fairy tales.
5. Narendra Modi
The sensation of the country – NaMo! The 63 years old Indian Prime Minister is known to be a very hard working person. It is believed that he sleeps for less than 4 to 5 hours in a day. When you have a country to run, sleep is a really a hard concern.
6. Shahrukh Khan
The king of the entire Bollywood, who I think can never be replaced by anyone. The King Khan of the Bollywood is known to sleep for almost around 4 hours a day. And now he is so habitual to it that he enjoys his short nap and cannot sleep for more than four hours in a day. In spite of the little rest he gets, he is a man who is never low on energy.
7. Indra Nooyi
Indra Nooyi is the CEO of PepsiCo. Not only this, she is often ranked among the world’s 100 most powerful women, which is commendable. And as she is famous, she should sleep as much as she wants. Am I right guys? Well, for your information, she is a light sleeper. She gets up very early in the morning at 4:30 and is not exactly an early sleeper either.
8. Marissa Mayer
Marissa Mayer is the CEO of Yahoo. Mayer gained the reputation for working very hard at Google. And you will not believe that she was working for as many as 130 hours in a week. This was leaving very little time for her to sleep in her whole day. Some famous articles on her report that all she needs is only four to six hours a night for sleeping. She recharges herself by taking week long vacations every four months.