12 highly influential people share the morning routines that set them up for success


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Billionaire John Paul DeJoria.

Whether you're up-and-at-'em when day breaks or stumbling out of bed, the way you spend the morning sets the tone for the rest of the day.

That's why many leaders have crafted morning rituals that maximize their energy, productivity, and creativity all day long.


We asked a mix of high-profile CEOs, authors, investors, and entrepreneurs: What is your morning routine? Read on to find out what they said.