Success Habits And Mindset For Personal Development

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Summary: Eat That Frog! by Brian Tracy Publisher's Summary

Eat That Frog is an audiobook written by Brian Tracy. In this audiobook, the author gives practical suggestions on how to be more productive. The most significant thing about this audiobook is the author's emphasis on writing down goals, because writing down our goals will have a strong impact on us.

The name of the audiobook comes from Tracy's advice that before we start doing anything, we should "eat the ugliest frogs first." That has nothing to do with eating real frogs (fortunately); it refers to doing the hardest tasks first. When a person chooses to do the more difficult thing that need to be done and then finishes the task, this is a sign of a "high performing" individual.

The audiobook is divided into chapters, each addressing one part of the main subject. In this summary, we will cover as much of the material as possible, giving our listeners the best possible idea of what the author is trying to say.

Brian Tracy uses the analogy of the frog to emphasize the importance of setting clear priorities, and completing essential (and sometimes undesirable) tasks. He reiterates Mark Twain's philosophy on frog-eating:

  • When the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you master the courage to face the day, because that is probably the worst thing you're ever going to do.
  • If you must eat a frog, sitting and looking at it for very long will only make the experience worse.
  • If you have to eat two frogs, start with the ugliest.
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    • Book 1

      • Summary: Eat That Frog! by Brian Tracy

      • By: Swiftread
      • Narrated by: Pete Beretta
      • Length: 25 mins
      • Unabridged
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      Eat That Frog is an audiobook written by Brian Tracy. In this audiobook, the author gives practical suggestions on how to be more productive. The most significant thing about this audiobook is the author's emphasis on writing down goals, because writing down our goals will have a strong impact on us. The name of the audiobook comes from Tracy's advice that before we start doing anything, we should "eat the ugliest frogs first." That has nothing to do with eating real frogs (fortunately); it refers to doing the hardest tasks first.

      • 5 out of 5 stars
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      • By Momonabudget on 10-16-18

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    • Book 2

      • Summary of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R.Covey

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      • Narrated by: Pete Beretta
      • Length: 30 mins
      • Unabridged
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      This is a summary and not the original book. In 1989, Steven Covey published a business book, or was it a self-help book? Actually, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is a hybrid. Like a Toyota Prius or a Ford Focus blends electricity and gasoline to maximize efficiency, one can blend the way he or she conducts business and leads their personal lives to benefit both. The two are intertwined and when you lead life with poise, astuteness, dignity, and a sense of purpose, success can be achieved.

      • 5 out of 5 stars
      • I found this book interesting and useful.

      • By Jenee Bradeen on 07-27-18

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    • Book 3

      • Summary of Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

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      • Narrated by: Pete Beretta
      • Length: 34 mins
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      This is a summary of Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill and not the original book. This book is intended for people who realize that time is their most precious resource. This stripped down version of the original book delivers fast, accurate, no-nonsense information to be consumed and put into action immediately.

      • 5 out of 5 stars
      • Incredible Book !

      • By Millie J Duncan on 07-31-18

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    • Book 4

      • Summary of The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferris: More Knowledge in Less Time

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      • Narrated by: Pete Beretta
      • Length: 28 mins
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      Please note: This is a summary and not the original book. Tim Ferriss is the author of The 4-Hour Workweek, a New York Times best-seller that incorporates the Pareto Principle and Parkinson's Law into a lifestyle of reduced working hours and more personal free time.

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      • choice of work

      • By Shailesh More on 09-02-17

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    • Book 5

      • Summary: The Richest Man In Babylon by George S. Clason

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      • Narrated by: Pete Beretta
      • Length: 32 mins
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      This complete summary of the ideas from George S. Clason's book The Richest Man in Babylon, explains how to be financially successful in order to achieve future dreams and ambitions. This useful summary provides you with timeless financial principles, as well as the basics of effective money management, thus giving you the tools to make your business thrive.

      • 5 out of 5 stars
      • Extraordinary Book truly!

      • By Lauren J Dickinson on 07-31-18

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    • Book 6

      • Summary: How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

      • More Knowledge in Less Time
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      • Narrated by: Pete Beretta
      • Length: 33 mins
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      How to Win Friends and Influence People was released in 1936 and since then it has sold 15 million copies. Carnegie's book is an enduring best seller and contains many recommendations that helped multiple famous people to have success both at home and in their business. Carnegie's theories are applicable in today's society more than ever, and will assist you in reaching your highest potential in the complicated business world that we work in.

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      • Good reinforcement in between full reads

      • By Sister Blue on 02-13-18

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    • Book 7

      • Summary: 'David & Goliath' by Malcolm Gladwell

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      • Narrated by: Pete Beretta
      • Length: 38 mins
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      Whether a conflict is between two nations, two businesses or even a person battling physical dysfunction, we tend to assume that the bigger and better armed of the opponents will take the day. That's why stories like the battle between Goliath and David capture our imagination - they are so remarkable. But Malcolm Gladwell proposes that we are missing out on the bigger picture - we assume too much about outcomes and miss some realities which paint a different picture.

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      • Great summarized!

      • By Ivan Lim on 02-14-19

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    • Book 8

      • Summary: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

      • More Knowledge in Less Time
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      • Narrated by: Pete Beretta
      • Length: 41 mins
      • Unabridged
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      Summary: The Power of Habits by Charles Duhigg maximizes retention of knowledge and provides a fast knowledge refresher when you need it. Included: detailed overview of the book; most valuable lessons and information; and key takeaways and analysis.

      • 5 out of 5 stars
      • habits make the man

      • By derazz on 05-19-19

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