• Eat That Frog!

  • 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less
  • By: Brian Tracy
  • Narrated by: Brian Tracy
  • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (1,887 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

It’s time to stop procrastinating and get more of the important things done! After all, successful people don’t try to do everything. They focus on their most important tasks and get those done. They eat their frogs.

There’s an old saying that if the first thing you do each morning is eat a live frog, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing you’re done with the worst thing you’ll have to do all day. For Tracy, eating a frog is a metaphor for tackling your most challenging task - but also the one that can have the greatest positive impact on your life.

Eat That Frog! shows you how to organize each day so you can zero in on these critical tasks and accomplish them efficiently and effectively. The core of what is vital to effective time management is: decision, discipline, and determination. And in this fully revised and updated edition, Tracy adds two new chapters. The first explains how you can use technology to remind yourself of what is most important and protect yourself from what is least important. The second offers advice for maintaining focus in our era of constant distractions, electronic and otherwise.

This life-changing book will ensure that you get more of your important tasks done today.

©2017 Brian Tracy (P)2017 Brian Tracy

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Book can be summarized in one sentence

Book summarized in one sentence: Do the main task first and ignore the least important

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Good tactics, but reader is too soothing

I'll use many of the tactics presented. The book is short enough that I'll listen again in the future after making habits of a handful. I also bought the workbook supplement. the reader was way too mellow for my liking. it can put you to sleep. I would have liked a more enthusiastically and motivational reader.

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All in one, masterful, presentation of what it takes to get everything you want!

Highly recommend. I will delisted monthly! Quick and easy read yet packs a powerful punch!

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a book with directions

this book does not preach over and over what you should do but gives clear directions on how to eat a frog!

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A condensed version of Tracy's better works.

EAT THAT FROG was a good audio filled with great principles for achievement and Self-discipline and Motivation but it once again is a summary of his better audiobooks such as NO EXCUSES: THE POWER OF SELF DISCIPLINE and THE ULTIMATE GOALS PROGRAM, two works which indeed are 5 Star Classics. This audiobook is a great introduction to the more advanced, in-depth audiobooks of Brian Tracy, especially for someone who never listened to him before. And EAT THAT FROG is great for us Brian Tracy fans who might not have 6, 7, 8 or 13 hours to listen to his Classic unabridged material like THE UNIVERSAL LAWS OF SUCCESS AND ACHIEVEMENT or MAXIMUM ACHIEVEMENT. Therefore, this audiobook is great if you need to learn something useful and profound and necessary while going to sleep or cleaning the house/apt. or while on a long drive, etc. As the saying goes "An idle mind is the Devil's Workshop" so "Selah" and constantly listen to this relatively brief yet very good audio recording of Brian Tracy!

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Terrible Narration

Timeless tactics delivered by the wrong person. The task of narration should have been outsourced to a professional.

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Best book on schedule management

I learned so much from this book on how to approach schedule management. I also heard some tips reiterated from other books do they reaffirmed great schedule management.

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Best Productivity Book Ever

Tracy is a master, listen to him! This book has revolutionized my life, this is my second time reading it and I'm getting even more nuggets out of it.

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Hard Pass

Struggled to get through. Person reading did not have a pleasant voice to listen to but worse of all was that this was just a regurgitation of all the one liners they've ever heard about being more productive or goal oriented. It lacked depth and I did not enjoy it. I'd listen to a Napoleon Hill book, which they reference a lot.

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The 2nd edition is better.

This version has less passion and lacks the emphasis is some areas compared to the second edition. Unfortunately that better version isn't available on Audible at this time. The information is great, but the delivery of the information also matters.

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  • 06-10-21

Catchy title, shame about the contents

Nothing in this that's not been said before in much better books. Write a to do list, prioritise it, focus, turn off distractions, etc, etc.

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  • Maris Dziedatajs
  • 10-19-21

Super Good. Must listen everyone.

Definetly in Top5 in my list so far. Easy to listen and understand all .

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  • Andrea
  • 12-26-20

Listen it again, again and again ....

Loved it. I am going to listen it again, perhaps buy the book as well.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-22-22

Best productivity book I've heard

Best productivity book I've heard/read. And I've listened to dozens. Let down by the narration unfortunately.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-09-22

Truly helpful!!🥰

I really enjoyed it and also applied some of these principles that helped me a lot. Thank you! I recommend it for those who have struggles with time management!🙂 🤗

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  • Gavin M.
  • 09-06-22

Some great nuggets.

The narration feels a tad disjointed, and leaves a bit to be desired but as for the content itself, there are some very good pieces of information that can be applied simply to everyday life. Would recommend, though a change in narrator would have been better effect.

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  • eastlondonbuilderdotcom
  • 08-04-22

Play this on repeat!!!!

So easy to forget or not to apply the lessons taught simply because (as I learned from this book) we can only our full attention to one thing at a time.
So as you have that Aha! moment you begin the journey to the next.
Put it on repeat apply them and let them become a part of you.

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  • Stuart Hutson
  • 07-17-22

Amazing book with some real life changing lessons.

This is the first book I have ever read in virtually one single sitting. I was so inspired and enthralled by it, that I finished it very quickly.

I am so happy that there are 20 key lessons highlighted at the end, as I have highlighted so many paragraphs and taken so many notes that I was starting to confuse myself.

The lessons I have taken from this book will make a huge impact in my life. I know it.

Thank you

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-15-22

Love it

love it, this is one of the best time management book I have ever read in a while

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  • Glen Pinnegar
  • 03-17-22

Narrator makes it unbearable!!

I like the content of the book but the narrator is unbearable to listen to!!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-10-22

Very Helpful

Not just for those who procrastinate, there are many ideas and principals here that will help anyone in their day to day work. Well worth the listen.

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  • Jenny Toh
  • 05-12-22

love it!

this book gave practical ways to manage my time and tasks, will definitely recommend to family and friends.

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  • Laura
  • 02-21-22

This book is fantastic!

Really helped me to prioritise my tasks and put my energy into the tasks that add value to my life. This book has helped me to start working on goals that I have put off for years!

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  • Dipen Khadka
  • 01-08-22

Nice one

I loved it listening this book, it has lots of ideas to be productive.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-04-22

practical tips

I liked the practical applications and tips this book provided. it does go hand in hand with goals but with time management as the key driver to achieving your goals.

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  • Jade Morris
  • 11-21-21

Loved it!

it's incredible how much you can learn in a few short hours! highly recommend!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-05-21

Good

I have listened to this book three time now and I love it.I feel like I’m slowly chipping away at my goals and without any doubt I will achieve them. This is a fantastic book.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-20-21

Love this book

I have listened to this book three time now and I love it. I have gotten so much more achieved each day and feel a sense of empowerment. After writing my To Do list every evening and then upon awaking in the morning I feel like I bounce out of bed and I’m so productive. I feel like I’m slowly chipping away at my goals and without any doubt I will achieve them. This is a fantastic book.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-31-21

Good short guide for task prioritising

21 tips on how to manage tasks and prioritise.
Good review as part of the self help journey.

Narration was dryer and more dull than the contant itself - i do not recommend.