Rituals & Routines

Morning Routines

Famous Morning Routines

Jim Kwik speed-reading, memory, and brain performance expert

Vishen Lakhiani entrepreneur, author, speaker, activist

Katie Knutson entrepreneur, educator, organizer

Evening Rituals

Additional Resources


The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM) by Hal Elrod

At less than 200 pages, this book is a quick and worthwhile read about building morning habits. For an even faster read, check out this short summary.

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

371 pages jam-packed with research-based information discussing the science behind habits in action and advice for creating better habits. Here’s a detailed summary of the book to help you get a grip on habits.

Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy

These 21 extremely short chapters provide anecdotes and action steps to increase productivity. The synopsis here covers each tip with a beautiful infographic at the end.

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

Dweck’s book (320 pages) describes the differences between fixed and growth mindsets, and how cultivating a growth mindset can lead to increased learning and achievement. Read a chapter-by-chapter summary here.