Waking up at 4:00 AM Every Day Will Change Your Life


Why is it so important to get up early?

Some of you don't want it

that's why you ain't got it.

I don't sleep when I'm tired, I sleep when I'm done.

The average millionaire wakes up at 4 AM

So it started off 4 o'clock in the morning I would start, I start with my cardio

then I'd have breakfast and then I would go to the gym and then I go to work.

Some of you all have no idea what 4 AM looks like.

Why would you not wake up at 4:30?

Because you're too busy sleeping in

I'm pretty sure I wake up earlier than all of you.

We don't sleep when we're tired, we sleep when we are done.

Too busy hitting the snooze button multiple times.

Excuses sound best to the person that's making them up.

And if we can really be honest

some of you all don't even go to bed until it's about 4 AM

if you can get up before the rest of the world is awake, right

Before the enemy is awake

you get so much done, you're so much more productive.

Stop feeling sorry for yourself, wake your ass up.

And they ask me, why are you up so early?

Take responsibility to make your life happy.

Awaken the beast inside

Wake up at 4 AM

So I begin to tell myself there must be a reason.

When you have something to do, when you have someone to love

when you have something to look forward to,

you get up in the morning.

See people who have something to look forward to, don't need an alarm clock

because they have a reason for being.

If you want to have one of the best lives in the world

which is you live on your terms?

You have to pay your dues to get there.

You've decided that you're not going to allow your circumstances to define you.

You've decided that you're not going to allow the events,

things, people, life determine who you become.

You got a problem with your life,

you got a problem with your environment

do something about it.

If you want more freedom in your life, you have to have more discipline.

If you do what is easy your life will be hard

but if you do what is hard

your life will be easy.

You decided that you're not going to go through life being a whiner

being a complainer

that you're going to take responsibility for what it is that you want to create

the greatest ability that God has given humankind above the animals

is the ability to choose.

On a normal day when you are very productive,

think about how much you can actually get accomplished in 3 hours.

If you seriously put your mind to it,

you can study several chapters for that upcoming exam.

You can read an entire book of about a 150 pages.

You can get a full workout,

shower, and take your time getting dressed in 3 hours.

You can type several chapters of your book in 3 hours.

What I'm saying is,

you can get 3 hours closer to greatness in 3 hours.

There was an article that was posted

in "Business Insider" that said

that 3 hours seems to be the sweet spot

to being significantly successful.

So here's the question

What are you missing out on by sleeping in?


What are you giving up by sleeping in?


What are you gaining by sleeping in?


What are you accomplishing by sleeping in?


I know what you're thinking.

I know what you're saying to yourself.

You're probably wondering, well who wakes up early?


Tim Cook,

The CEO of Apple

wakes up early.

Bob Iger,

the CEO of Disney

wakes up early.

Andrea Jung,

the CEO of Avon

wakes up early.

Howard Schultz,

the CEO of Starbucks

wakes up early.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson,

wakes up early.

What about you,

what time do you wake up?

You're missing out on precious moments,

and opportunities to get things done.

You've heard the excuse,

"I don't have enough time in the day"

Or you might have heard people say,

"I wish I had more time"

My question is,

"What are you doing with the time you have?"

Better yet,

if you claim that you don't have enough time,

what are you doing to create time?

What areas are you willing to sacrifice to produce more time?

The truth is you have the time.

However, you may not be using it wisely.

Well guess what?

Elon Musk has 24 hours.

Beyonce has 24 hours.

LeBron James has 24 hours.

Warren Buffett has 24 hours.

Bill Gates has 24 hours.

Jeff Bezos has 24 hours.

Mark Zuckerberg has 24 hours.

You also have 24 hours.

Everyone has 24 hours per day,

but some seem to be more successful than others.

You know why?

Because they value time, and know how important time is.

And if they feel that they don't have enough time,

they don't mind sacrificing other things to create more time.

So if that means you have to wake up at 4 AM.

to gain 3 more hours in your day,

then that is what you will have to do.

There is no if's, and's or but's about it.

That is if you want to be successful.

If not,

keep sleeping in until 10 AM. or later.

5 years down the line,

you're going to find yourself in the same position you're in now.

If not, you don't have to listen to anything else I'm saying to you.

But I just figured that I was talking to someone

that wants to succeed at all costs.

Someone that wants to pass their exams.

Someone that wants to make it to the level you didn't even know existed.

I want you to try it out.

For one day, just one day, wake up at 4 AM

See how much you can

possibly accomplish in those 3 or 4 hours

After that,

wake up the second day at 4 AM. Do the same thing!

After that, do it for a week.

After that, do it for 21 days until it becomes a habit.

Challenge yourself.

That is the only way you're going to do better.

You want to be a millionaire?

A billionaire, a success story, a CEO, a boss,

and a straight-A student?

Do yourself a favor and gain a few hours each day

by waking up at 4 AM

your future, successful, straight-A, billionaire self

will thank you.