Waking Up Is Hard to Do

In a new monthly series, our correspondent tries to improve every one of his daily routines. First: how to become a morning person

Attempt 1

Develop a consistent routine

Attempt 2

Find the right alarm clock

Attempt 3

Try the R.I.S.E. U.P. method


Attempt 4

Get your buzz on

Attempt 5

Eat something

Attempt 6

Calibrate, calibrate, calibrate

Tech columnist, New York Times. Author of Young Money.