Synopses & Reviews
According to the old saying, if you eat a live frog first thing each morning you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing it’s probably the worst thing you’ll do all day. Using “eat that frog” as a metaphor for tackling the day’s most challenging — and most prone to procrastination — task, Eat That Frog shows readers how to zero in on these critical tasks and organize their time. This means not only getting more things done, but getting the right things done. In his trademark high-energy style, Brian Tracy cuts to the core of what’s vital to effective personal time management: decision, discipline, and determination. He details 21 practical, doable steps to stop the procrastination treadmill and get more of the important tasks done today. This expanded second edition includes practical strategies for outwitting those major time-thieves: the high-tech distractions of email, the Internet, and cell phones.
Time is the currency of the 21st century. People are busier than they have ever been, and overwhelmed with tasks of all sizes. This book contains a series of practical, proven, effective techniques that every person can use to focus on their most important tasks and get to work immediately. Each concept is reformulated and presented as part of a logical sequence of 21 ideas that leads from the most general (determining one's overall goals and objectives) to the most specific (disciplining oneself to stay at the task until it is 100% complete). Readers can use these techniques to become extremely efficient, effective, and productive, with the result that they'll get more done, feel less stress, and feel more in control and more positive and happy about their lives and work than ever before. Eat That Frog! contains the distilled essence of the very best ideas and insights on personal time management ever discovered.
There's an old saying: if you eat a live frog first thing each morning, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing that it's probably the worst thing you'll do all day. Using "eat that frog" as a metaphor for tackling the most challenging task of your day, the one you are most likely to procrastinate on, but also the one that might have the greatest positive impact on your life, Eat That Frog shows you how to zero in on these critical tasks and organize your day. You'll not only get more done faster, but get the right things done. In his trademark high-energy style, acclaimed speaker and bestselling author Brian Tracy cuts to the core of what is vital to effective personal time management: decision, discipline, and determination. He reminds us: "The purpose of time-management skills, of eating that frog, and getting more done in less time, is to enable you to spend more 'face time' with the people you care about, doing the things that give you the greatest amount of joy in life."