It’s easy to focus on breaking bad habits. By looking at the negative, you get to beat yourself up and feel like you’re doing something productive at the same time. But, of course, negative self-talk is incredibly demotivating.
Read any profile of a successful entrepreneur or executive, and eventually you'll find some reference to the fact that they get up early. The folks who start multimillion-dollar businesses, write bestselling business books, and do TED Talks all seem to get up at the crack of dawn. So where do they get the get-up-and-go?
If your CEO is a man, he most likely has a deeper voice than average, according to recent research from Duke University. If the head honcho is a woman, on the other hand, her voice is likely to be similar in pitch to the average woman. The way she uses it, however, is completely different than her less successful colleagues.