Research Outline

Free Time


To have a broad understanding of how people spend their free time. This research will be used to help those who are using their free time in an unwise way.

Early Findings

Data Availability

  • There is plenty of available information in the public domain regarding how people spend their free time.

How People Spend Their Free Time

How Successful People Spend Their Free Time

  • Successful people spend their free time through meditation, physical exercise, reading, listening to podcasts, vacation, taking classes, spending time with family and friends, volunteering, and working on creative pursuits.
  • Successful people also spend their free time strengthening their networks by attending networking events. They also spend their free time at night planning their next day. This ensures that what they need to accomplish will be accomplished.
  • Successful people use their free time by pursuing their hobbies. For example, Richard Branson spends his free time playing chess with his kids on Necker Island, Jack Dorsey of Twitter spends his Saturday free time hiking, Bill Gates spends free time with Warren Buffet playing bridge, and Steve Wozniak spends time playing Segway polo.
  • Aside from that, they also never stop learning. That's why their free time is also used for learning new things as they read books, listen to podcasts, and take classes.

Summary of Early Findings

  • We have provided some information on how people spend their free time. We have assumed a global view for this research. The examples are not specific to any geographic location. If a more targeted view is desired, for example, a US focus, this will have to be communicated to us in the reply.