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This is a productivity method developed by Brian Tracy. The 'frog' refers to the most important and most impactful task you have to complete.
If you work on it first thing e...
If you don't know what your goals are, most likely you won't be able to identify and prioritize the specific tasks you need to work on to achieve those goals.
Write your major goals dow...
... to make better short-term decisions.
If you question the consequences of doing/not doing a to-do before you start on it, it not only makes it easier to find your frogs, but it als...
Understand what you were hired to do and the results you are supposed to deliver.
By being aware of hat you're truly accountable for, you can justify delegating and deleting tasks...
Once you have your goals broken down into tasks, you have to work on those tasks one at a time.
Prioritize them, schedule them, and then when it's time to eat your frogs, focus o...
Identify the things that are holding you back, internal and external and eliminate them.
More often than not our constraints are internal: we procrastinate because of impostor syndrome...
Schedule time on your calendar at the end of every workday for working on your frog the next morning, or create a recurring meeting for the first hours of every day to make sure you always h...
After you start working on a frog, continue working on it until you can take it off of your to-do list.
To do this effectively, you'll need to make sure you have tasks that are sm...
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It is your biggest, most important task, the one you are most likely to procrastinate on if you don't do something about it.
It is also the one task that can have the greatest positiv...
"One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not be done at all".
Time is our precious resource. It is perishable, it is irreplaceable, and it cannot be saved. It can only be reallocated from activities of lower value to activities of higher value.
Your “frog” is your most important task, the one you are most likely to procrastinate on if you don’t do something about it.
If you have two important tasks, start your day with the biggest, hardest, and most important task first. Focus on completing it before you go to the next one.
We tend to confuse activity with accomplishment: we attend endless meetings and make plans, but at the end of the day, no one does the job and gets the results required.
“Failure to execute” is among the biggest problems in organizations today.
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...means getting more out of the limited time you have each day. It’s one of the cornerstones of productivity and once you know how to properly prioritize, it can help with everything fro...
Capture everything on a Master List and then break it down by monthly, weekly, and daily goals.
The matrix is a simple four-quadrant box that answers that helps you separate “urgent” tasks from “important” ones:
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