I recently received a call from an old college mate of mine who I have grown fairly distant from as of recent. We were very close in college but as with many post-college relationships it seemed to have faded slowly away. Regardless, we have managed to stay in touch over the years and we are always interested in hearing how the other is doing. He is currently on a gluten-free kick among other personal improvement endeavors. I applaud him because a gluten-free diet to me sounds like a delicious-free diet / pasta is amazing. After reminiscing about the days of walking around our college campus with a backpack full of keystone lights, acoustic guitar strapped around my back, and playing melodies to the delight of passing cute college girls, he asked what my one pearl of wisdom was for this particular conversation.
After thinking for a brief second I immediately responded with “mornings are the key to success”. I must say it caught me a little by surprise and it sounded a bit cliche. However, it is a notion that I truly believe in. I recently read a book called What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam – a short easy read. In this glorious nugget of a book, Laura stalked/interviewed top executives at Fortune 500 companies to see commonalities between these power players. Continue reading