Comparison of the daily activities of 26 most successful people in history

Successful people like routine.

Pablo Picasso painted until 3 a.m., then slept until noon. Voltaire spent the morning working in bed. Benjamin Franklin made his resolution for the day after waking up at 5 a.m., former Business Insider intern Anisa Purbasari found out by following Franklin’s routine for a week. He asked himself, “What good thing should I do today?”

In the infographic below, business productivity software company Podio has collected the daily activities of 26 successful people throughout history. You’ll quickly notice that although high achievers like routine, they spent their days very differently.

To see an interactive version of the graphic that provides insight into many days (Victor Hugo drank coffee and two raw eggs for breakfast!), visit Podio.

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Click on the image to see the interactive version (via Podio).

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