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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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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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Super Good. Must listen everyone.

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

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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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Love it

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

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Narrator makes it unbearable!!

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

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Clear and focused

This is an amazing book. It is writen very clear and concise, simple and motivating! Loved it!

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Beautiful voice. This book is fantastic!

Thank you so much to the author for such an amazing book!
I recently realised that I procrastinate a lot and decided to do something about it. This book is highly recommended so easy to listen to.
I had read negative reviews here about the authors voice, shame on people for doing that. I’m glad I went ahead anyway. I think his voice is perfect. I hope you all enjoy as much as me, good luck of your journey.

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Wonderfull book :)

So many good advices in one book. I try to work with time management, with goals reaching just in home life - and it was very interesting to listen.. Usefull :)

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Sounds like it's narrated by a robot

I'm sure it's probably a good book but I found it hard to concentrate due to the robotic voice of the narrator.

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  • 26-11-20

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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  • 13-12-20

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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  • Wyatt Graves
  • 31-12-20

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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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-06-21

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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  • "Big George" Afutu Jr.
  • 03-08-21

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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  • 29-03-21

Terrible Narration

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

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  • Demetri
  • 09-06-21

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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  • Jo
  • 19-01-21

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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  • Mark H.
  • 27-07-21

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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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-07-21

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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