June 9, 2024


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Every Business Tycoon and all the successful people have read the book Eat That Frog at least once in their lifetime. Why? Why that is every successful people has read this book already because Eat That Frog is a book that teaches different ways to stop procrastinating and get more work done in less time which helped them to shape their life, understand the techniques, and finally applying it to become the best among all.

If you also want to be great then eat that frog book’s summary is here.
If one applies 1 percent of the book then his/her life will surely be transformed.

There are some principles mentioned by the author in the book Eat that frog, that can help you make proper use of your time and achieve all your goals.

Principle No.1: Setting the TABLE in the book Eat that frog

One of the most important reasons because of which we do not utilize our time properly and procrastinate is confusion and lack of clarity. So first, have clarity of your goals. For this, you need to follow a 7 step procedure.

1. Decide exactly what you want

2. Think on Paper
3. Make Deadlines

4. Make a list

5. Organise the list and make a plan

6. Take Actions

7. Resolve yourself to do things every day that helps you move towards your goals

Principle No.2: Plan every day in advance

There is a 6P Formula in Time Management. It says Proper Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance.
Planning can save hours.

Follow 80/20 Rule

The rule for this is: resist the temptation to clear up small things first.

The 80-20 rule, also known as the Pareto Principle, is an aphorism that asserts that 80% of outcomes (or outputs) result from 20% of all causes (or inputs) for any given event. In business, a goal of the 80-20 rule is to identify inputs that are potentially the most productive and make them the priority.

80/20 Principle
Pareto 80-20 principle concept – handwriting and sketch on index cards with a cup of coffee

Do the 20% tasks first which is the frog. Do it first that is eat that frog which is the most difficult task to do. It is okay to delay the 80% task but not the 20 one because it’s important.

Do the work single-mindedly, that is without distractions. Do the particular work then jump to something else.
Long focus is required in this.

The most valuable tasks you can do each day are often the hardest and most complex, but the payoff and rewards for completing them can be tremendous.

Principle No.3: ABCDE Technique in the book Eat that frog

This technique ensures we utilize our time effectively. Make a list of your TO DO tasks and then mark them with the alphabets A B C D E where A is in the highest priority and E is the lowest.

Eat that frog! Right way to prioritize your daily tasks


Brian Tracy’s Eat That Frog! has helped millions around the world get more done in less time. Now, this life-changing global bestseller has been adapted to the specific needs of students. Tracy offers readers tips, tools, and techniques for structuring time, setting goals, staying on task.

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