Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 2008 - Business & Economics - 172 pages
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Every idea in this book is focused on increasing your overall levels of productivity, performance, and output and on making you more valuable in whatever you do. You can apply many of these ideas to your personal life as well. Each of these twenty-one methods and techniques is complete in itself. All are necessary. One strategy might be effective in one situation and another might apply to another task. All together, these twenty-one ideas represent a smorgasbord of personal effectiveness techniques that you can use at any time, in any order or sequence that makes sense to you at the moment. The key to success is action. These principles work to bring about fast, predictable improvements in performance and results. The faster you learn and apply them, the faster you will move ahead in your career - guaranteed! There will be no limit to what you can accomplish when you learn how to Eat That Frog!
 

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User Review  - amyolivia - LibraryThing

This book presented some interesting ideas, but really, a lot of them, to me at least, seem fairly common sense. I guess that's the beauty of the book--it presents simple ideas in a cohesive form. One ... Read full review

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User Review  - Deb85 - LibraryThing

Eat That Frog is the distillation of hundreds of books on time management into 21 tips. A quick read to give you a "kick start" if you are prone to procrastination and swamped by a to-do list. Read full review

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Contents

Set the Table
1
Plan Every Day in Advance
7
Apply the 8020 Rule to Everything
14
Consider the Consequences
19
Practice Creative Procrastination
29
Use the ABCDE Method Continually
34
Focus on Key Result Areas
39
Apply the Law of Three
46
Maximize Your Personal Powers
84
Motivate Yourself into Action
90
Get Out of the Technological Time Sinks
95
Slice and Dice the Task
104
Create Large Chunks of Time
108
Develop a Sense of Urgency
112
Single Handle Every Task
117
Putting It All Together
123

Prepare Thoroughly Before You Begin
56
Take It One Oil Barrel at a Time
61
Upgrade Your Key Skills
65
Leverage Your Special Talents
70
Identify Your Key Constraints
74
Put the Pressure on Yourself
80
Brian Tracy
128
Brian Tracy University of Sales and Entrepreneurship
132
About the Author
134
About BerrettKoehler Publishers
137
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