Harris's next book will be, perhaps, his most controversial -- which is a rather impressive claim for the author of books that claim to disprove the notion of free will and call for the end of faith in America.
Of course it is awfully hard to get out of bed, but that's exactly why early risers have the competitive advantage over everyone else. They tackle the day while others hit the snooze button.
Here are just a few examples of ultra-successful early risers.
Often, the problem isn't the problem, but it's a symptom of a bigger problem. We need to ask ourselves: What is the problem, really? Is it waking up in the morning, or is it something else? How can we deal with that, first?
You see, I've been getting up earlier and earlier these days. Not by choice, mind you. If I had my druthers, I'd be sawing wood until 9 or 10 o'clock in the morning. Which is not all that unusual since I stay up way past midnight. And have the sleep patterns of a teenager.
The article is designed to make not only its readers feel bad, but also some of the CEOs included in it. Just think how awful Unilever CEO Paul Polman must have felt when he realized his 6am rising time is simply not good enough.
There is a traditional saying that the mind takes its shape from whatever it rests upon. For better or worse. Instead of resting it upon planning, worrying, or stressing about your day, how about taking a little time to receive and embrace something more positive?