Eat That Frog by Brian Tracy is the greatest book to read if you want to overcome your procrastination and become more productive. Brian Tracy explains why we procrastinate in this book and offers a few solutions to help us get back on track to being productive. To assist you to gain a better understanding of the book, we put up a collection of our favourite quotes and highlights.
Quotes from Eat That Frog by Brian Tracy
One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not to be done at all.
The hardest part of any important task is getting started on it in the first place.
Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.
There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most important thing.
The difference between high performers and low performers is largely determined by what they choose to procrastinate on.
There is an old saying that “by the yard it’s hard; but inch by inch, anything’s a cinch!
The bigger your goals and the clearer they are, the more excited you become about achieving them.
It is the quality of time at work that counts and the quantity of time at home that matters.
Before you begin scrambling up the ladder of success, make sure that it is leaning against the right building.
The biggest enemies we have to overcome on the road to success are not lack of ability and lack of opportunity but fears of failure and rejection and the doubts that they trigger.
You can get your time and your life under control only to the degree to which you discontinue lower-value activities.
Anytime you stop striving to get better, you’re bound to get worse.
When everything is laid out neatly and in sequence, you will feel much more like getting on with the job.
Everything is learnable. And what others have learned, you can learn as well.
The critical determinant of the quality of your relationships is the amount of time that you spend face-to-face with the people you love, and who love you in return.
One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not be done at all.
The only way to overcome your fears is to do the thing you fear.
The first rule of frog eating is this: If you have to eat two frogs, eat the ugliest one first.
The potential consequences of any task or activity are the key determinants of how important a task really is to you and to your company.
There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants and a burning desire to achieve it.
Get it 80 percent right and then correct it later.
Your ability to choose between the important and the unimportant is the key determinant of your success in life and work.
Thinking continually about the potential consequences of your choices, decisions, and behaviors is one of the very best ways to determine your true priorities in your work and personal life.
An average plan vigorously executed is far better than a brilliant plan on which nothing is done.
You need three key qualities to develop the habits of focus and concentration, which are all learnable. They are decision, discipline, and determination.