Eat That Frog
There isn’t enough time for everything on our “To-do” list – and there never will be.
Successful people don’t try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure they are done.
There is an old saying that if the first thing you do every morning is to eat a live frog , you will have the satisfaction of knowing that it is probably the worst thing you will do all day .
Using ” eat that frog ” as a metaphor to tackle the most demanding task of your day – the one you are most likely to procrastinate on, but probably also the one that can have the greatest positive impact on your life – Eat that frog! shows you how to focus on these critical tasks and organize your day.
If you have to eat two frogs, eat the ugliest first
This is another way of saying that if you have two important tasks before you, start first with the biggest, most difficult and most important task. Discipline yourself to start immediately and then persist until the activity is complete before moving on to something else.back to menu ↑
If you have to eat a live frog, it doesn’t pay to sit and watch it for a long time
The key to achieving high levels of performance and productivity is to develop a permanent habit of tackling your main task every morning.
You must develop the “eat your frog” routine before doing anything else and without wasting too much time thinking about it.
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Successful and effective people are those who launch directly into their main tasks and therefore discipline themselves to work in a constant and resolute way until the completion of these tasks.
“Failure to execute” is one of the biggest problems in today’s organizations.
Many people confuse business with realization. They talk continuously, hold endless meetings and make wonderful plans, but ultimately no one does the job and gets the required results.
For example, if you’ve ever dreamed of becoming an author to advance your career, grow your business or improve the lives of others, none of these things will happen until you change your desire from a dream to a goal .
However, you must act immediately.
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