Weekends are fun and they can also be used intelligently to help achieve multiple objectives. What successful people do on weekends is an intriguing question for many. They may enjoy their success or search for the true meaning of it. As a matter of fact, all the productivity they bring to the company on weekdays is a result of how they charge themselves over the weekend and figure out ways to reflect and introspect about the larger scheme of things.
The world’s most successful people understand the value of these two extra days and when most other people tend to slack off, they try to make sense out of them. From planning ahead, spending quality time with family to acquiring a new skill, working on fitness, they do a wide array of activities.
Let’s see how Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and other successful people spend their weekends.
1) Jeff Bezos
The world’s richest person puts his intense and insane schedule aside on weekends. He can be seen bonding with friends over breakfast. Recently, he made pancakes for singer Ciara and her husband Russell Wilson, and that tweet has put Twitter on fire. Later on, he caught up with a Dwayne ‘Rock’ Johnson film with his kids. That pic definitely put social media on a rampage!
2) Elon Musk
Billionaire, inventor and businessman, Elon Musk spends his weekends with family. He takes out some me-time to check and send emails, but for most of the time it’s hanging out with family.
3) Jack Dorsey
The founder of Twitter and Square, who has a distinction of clocking in an 80 hour work week, takes off on Saturdays for hiking, and his Sundays include reflections and gearing up for the next week.
4) Warren Buffet
The Oracle of Omaha spends quality time playing his favorite string instrument, the ukulele. That’s a nice way of making time for hobbies. And these solo hobbies aid in relieving stress from work.
5) Oprah Winfrey
The world-famous talk show host practices the art of stillness on weekends. Yes, she meditates for 20 minutes twice a day to recharge her batteries. When your mind is put to rest, the performance will be the best.
6) Bill Gates
The founder of Microsoft spends weekends by reflecting on the past week. He learns from the previous week and plans the next one. That’s a nice way to browse through the diary of the last week.
7) Richard Branson
This billionaire, maverick and entrepreneur works hard on weekends to give it back to the society. He focuses on issues of poverty, health, climate change and works out ways to make the world a better place. That’s riding a philanthropic wave.