The weekend is coming! Finally you can sleep until noon and just do nothing. Or can you? Everyone needs rest and relaxation, but does that mean you should just laze around on the weekend? To motivate you to be productive even in your free time, today we’re going to tell you what particularly successful people do on the weekend. Develop these good habits, too, to be more successful.
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It’s one thing to be successful and another to be exceptionally successful. But to achieve great success, you have to be willing to put in the effort. After all, the theme of the modern careerist is: how do you get more done in less time?
Although many people think of the weekend as a time to hang out and relax, successful people in particular have a different idea of how Saturdays and Sundays should be spent. Below, learn how they spend their weekends to lay the foundation for a week of incredibly productive work.
Successful people also wake up early on weekends
Apple CEO Tim Cook is said to get up at 3:45 every morning. Even on the weekends. It’s wrong to assume that you have to stay in bed until noon on weekends. Successful people still get up early because they know that time is precious and shouldn’t be wasted, no matter what day it is.
They read books
You can’t deny the power of reading. By reading and expanding your knowledge, even and especially on the weekends, you can better tackle your tasks during the week.
Successful people take time to reflect….
As Socrates said, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Successful people adhere to this philosophy and use the weekends to review what worked and what didn’t. Reflecting on the past week allows you to focus on the improvements you need to make on Monday.
… and pursue their interests
Successful people know that striving for success shouldn’t mean forgetting about their favorite hobbies. The weekend gives you the opportunity to be creative and do what makes you happy.
You switch off
Successful people are also aware that they need to take some time off, where they put away their smartphone and don’t check email. The weekend is the perfect time to take a break, even if it’s a small one.
They get together with their family
Exceptionally successful people who are busy may not have enough time during the week to get together with family and friends. Therefore, the weekend can be the ideal time to make up for it.
They use the weekend to stay in shape
Playing sports can be refreshing. Physical activity not only strengthens your mind, but it gives you a chance to clear your head and get fresh ideas for the new week. Use the free time on the weekend to take care of your physical health.
You plan for the coming week
Success doesn’t come easy. Exceptionally successful people like Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey reveal that they jot down their upcoming tasks on the weekend. To be especially successful, try to make your plan for the upcoming week on Saturday or Sunday. This way, you can focus directly on your tasks on Monday without having to plan first.
Get the most out of your free time! Have a great weekend!