ÔÇ£If only I had a little more time!ÔÇØ
ÔÇ£I can be much more productive if I utilize my time properlyÔÇØ
We have all heard the above phrases; itÔÇÖs quite possible that we ourselves have uttered these words multiple times. Well, we have a life changing time hack that can save you a lot of time and make you much more productive. For all the busy people out there, the best hack you should know and follow is to ÔÇ£Eat that FrogÔÇØ!
Mark Twain once said that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day with the satisfaction of knowing that it is probably the worst thing that you are going to do that day. The frog in this case represents the biggest and most important task you want to achieve at any given point of time. You will surprise yourself as to how much time you will save and how much productive you can be by eating that frog.
You have a quarterly report to submit this week, you know how important it is, what do you do? You procrastinate. You spend hours working on unproductive emails, making routine spread sheets rather than tackling the biggest agenda for that week, the quarterly report. All you need to do is to eat that frog! The first thing you do when you come to office in the morning - work on the quarterly report. Push everything else for the second half of the day. You will be surprised with the amount of time you will be saving that week.
Simplify and uncomplicate
You had to struggle to maintain your finances the last time you went for an out-of-country business trip, spending copious amount of time at the currency conversion counters and realizing your credit/debit card charges were touching the roof, and all because you thought you couldnÔÇÖt afford to spend time and energy to get this sorted out before you left the country. Not an experience you would gladly recall. Now, you have a business trip coming up, how do you avoid the same experience? Eat that frog. Go ahead and get the travel card done and enjoy your trip this time around.
Invest time for yourself
You are a critical asset for your company and also one of the busiest employees in the company. However, of late your productivity has decreased due to health concerns. You realise that exercising daily for few weeks will solve the problem, but whereÔÇÖs the time??!! Well how do you make more time? Eat that frog - get up an hour early every day and hit the gym, results will soon follow.