Have you ever wondered why do successful people wear the same outfit every single day? Well, you just need to look into their interviews to find out that they all chose this “solution” for the same reason: to save time that will allow them to focus on the real issues.
When he visited Honda headquarters, Steve Jobs was so amazed of people wearing uniforms at work, he tried to bring that culture to Apple. When employees rejected the idea, Steve applied it to himself and the black turtleneck, blue jeans and grey New Balance style was born. The idea was that by reducing his daily decisions, he could focus on the real matters of his daily tasks.
The same applies for Mark Zuckenberg who famously said “I really want to clear my life to make it so that I have to make as few decisions as possible about anything except how to best serve this community”. And Barack Obama: (the article continues after the ad)
Barack Obama: “I’m trying to pare down decisions. I don’t want to make decisions about what I’m eating or wearing. Because I have too many other decisions to make”, whilst Albert Einstein bought several grey suits so that he wouldn’t have to waste time deciding what to wear each morning.