Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and 12 more successful people reveal their favorite places to 'think big'

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  • Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and 12 other successful entrepreneurs revealed their favorite places to “think big” on the podcast “Masters of Scale.”
  • Host Reid Hoffman, who founded LinkedIn, said it’s one of the questions he asks every guest on the show.
  • Their answers ranged from the treadmill and a dance studio to the Golden Gate Bridge.

What is your favorite place to think big?

That’s the question LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman said he asks every one of his guests on his podcast “Masters of Scale,” from Mark Zuckerberg to Bill Gates.

On a “Masters of Scale” episode from earlier this year, Hoffman revealed several of the responses he’s gathered over the years. He learned that Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg does her best thinking on the treadmill, for example, while Netflix CEO Reed Hastings thinks best while sitting in his living room.

Then there’s Spanx CEO Sara Blakely, who said she wakes up an hour early every morning so she can drive around Atlanta aimlessly, all because she does her best thinking in the car.

Here’s what Zuckerberg, Gates, and 12 other successful entrepreneurs said when asked about their favorite places to think big.

Airbnb CEO and cofounder Brian Chesky said his favorite place to think big was the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco.

Source: “Masters of Scale”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said it was “my lawn, pacing around in circles.”

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Minted CEO and founder Mariam Naficy chose “running by the Golden Gate Bridge.”

Source: “Masters of Scale”

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