He is one of the richest and busiest people in the world, it is logical with so many companies under his charge, but he always has time to rest, read and exercise.
Elon Musk has created a number of innovative companies, some of them are: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, The Boring Company. He is one of the richest people in the world, but also one of the busiest, which is logical with so many companies in his charge.
The eccentric businessman in a podcast by comedian Joe Rogan spoke about his business, climate change and the habits he has to deal with all his responsibilities.
How much does the busiest man in the world sleep? Musk said he sleeps six hours, sometimes he wants to sleep less, but if he does, his effectiveness declines.
“(I’ve) tried to sleep less, but then productivity drops. I don’t want to sleep more than six hours, ”he said.
According to previous interviews, the businessman sometimes sleeps under his desk in Tesla offices.
He also said that he usually rests on weekends like all normal people and rarely has to work.
“I work a lot. I’m usually in business meetings until 1 or 2 in the morning. On Saturdays and Sundays I usually don’t work, but sometimes I do. “
In 2018, Musk said in an interview that there were times when he “slept a few hours, worked, slept a few hours, worked, seven days a week,” adding that he had to work about 120 hours a week. In the same interview, Elon Musk admitted that sleeping so few hours a day is not a healthy habit and that he had surely “burned out a lot of neurons.”
On another occasion, he recommended that people not work so long and rest little because that is not a healthy habit: “No one should spend so many hours working. It is not recommended for anyone. You’re going to go a little crazy if you work 120 hours a week, ”he said.
Elon Musk’s habits
According to Grind’s Balance site, the daily life of the billionaire looks like this: work, eat, sleep. He usually goes to bed at 1 am and gets up at 7 am.
Elon Musk doesn’t eat breakfast in the morning, although he sometimes takes a few minutes to grab a coffee or eat an omelette. However, there is always time to take a shower.
The Entrepreneur portal indicates that Musk is a very disciplined reader, reading around 500 pages a day.
According to Business Insider, Musk prefers to communicate through text messages and emails than through phone calls. In addition, he usually eats in as little as five minutes during business meetings. He exercises once or twice a week.
How many hours should we sleep a day?
According to the US National Library of Medicine, hours of sleep are vital for the brain and body, therefore, when a person does not get enough sleep, it will have serious consequences on their health.
Sleeping allows the body and brain to recover from the activities and stress of everyday life. In addition, sleeping allows us to be alert, in a better mood and even helps the body fight diseases.
According to experts, the hours of sleep will depend on the age of the person. In adults, it is best to sleep between 7 and 8 hours a day, however, some people need up to 9 hours of sleep.
On the other hand, the CDC recommends a minimum of seven hours of sleep for adults ages 18 to 60. In case of not sleeping at least seven hours a night, the person will be more prone to suffer from obesity, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, heart attacks and mental anguish.