The most successful people know there is more to life than simply eating, sleeping, and working.
Everyone needs to enjoy some downtime every now and then, and making the most of your free time by taking up a hobby can even help make you more successful:
Branson is well-known for his adventurous side but perhaps his favorite hobby is more of a mental activity. In Virgin’s blog he shares that he likes to play chess. According to him it combines the greatest aspects of many different sports- tactics, planning, bravery and risk-taking.
Gates has a few hobbies that he considers "old-fashioned," and the billionaire tells he is an avid bridge player.
He also loves playing tennis, and considers spending time with his kids a favorite pastime.
In his spare time, the Google cofounder likes to push his body to the limit in any way he can. This includes roller hockey, ultimate Frisbee, gymnastics, skydiving, and others.
Apparently Segway polo is a thing, and the Apple cofounder is the namesake of one of the sport's major world tournaments, Woz Challenge Cup, the World Cup of Segway polo. The game is played in four quarters, and five players on each team try to get a rubber ball past the opponent's goalie.
The Yahoo CEO shares that she's always loved baking.
She admits that her hobbies actually make her better at work and help her come up with new and innovative ways of looking at things.
The Berkshire Hathaway CEO's love for the ukulele spans decades.
Buffett often uses his musical talent for good and has donated instruments and lessons to children's clubs in Omaha and given performances for charity.
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