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Night Owls: Why You Shouldn’t Try to be a Morning Person

It's not a bad thing to 'fit' your own work pattern

We’ve all heard it before: to be successful, get out of bed early. After all, Apple CEO Tim Cook gets up at 3:45am, Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne at 3:30am and Richard Branson at 5:45am – and, as we know, “the early bird catches the worm.”

But just because some successful people wake up early, does that mean it’s a trait most of them share? And if the idea of having exercised, planned your day, eaten breakfast, visualized and done one task before 8 a.m. makes you want to roll over and hit snooze ’til next Saturday, are you really doomed to a less successful life? 

For about half of us, this isn’t really an issue. It’s estimated that some 50 percent of the population isn’t really morning or evening-oriented, but somewhere in the middle. 

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