“I spend an hour and a half
reading essays and plays.
I just fnished Hamlet, Samuel
Kirkham’s English Grammar, and
Churchill’s Painting asa Pastime.
Founder and CEO of Walker & Company
54: Number of times variations of sh-t appear in Home Depot co-founder Ken Langone’s new,
278-page memoir, I Love Capitalism! 29: Number of times variations of the F-word appear. 47 and
43, respectively: Number of times hell and damn appear. 16: Number of times capitalism appears.
But! 144: Number of times money appears. See? Langone still has his head in the [deleted] game. %&@!
“I lie down on a bed of nails.
Getting physically uncomfortable
helps me make better
decisions when I’m under stress.
I’m constantly challenging
my mind and body to think
Founder and CEO of Retro Fitness
“I start cooking dinner.
We’re a big Crock-Pot family.”
Co-founder of Angie’s List
“I play the keyboard. I studied music
composition at Brown, and I still
make sure music is a major part of
my life. I’m in a Prince cover band,
so I play a lot of his stuff.”
Co-founder and CTO
of mattress company Casper
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“If you’re not the kind of person who enjoys that
kind of thing—the uncertainty, the demands—
then you shouldn’t start a business.”
STEVE HINDY, co-founder of Brooklyn Brewery
A workout and a
shower. Such morning
rituals may work for
many. Others require
like these fve
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“I take a hot bath. With a green tea,
if possible. If I have an early call or
fight, I have my bath at 4 a.m.
If my hotel room doesn’t have a
bathtub, I negotiate an upgrade
by being really, really nice.”
Founder and CEO of tech-gig