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Procrastination Sucks

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Procrastination Sucks

So Here’s the “Eat That Frog” Way to Powerful Productivity


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Ditch your to-do lists, and focus on the tasks that matter. 

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Do you feel you are constantly busy but don’t have a lot to show for at the end of the day? Most likely, the problem is not that you are not getting enough done. It’s that you don’t focus on the tasks that will help you achieve your goals. Computer programmer Bar Franek has figured out how to be sufficiently productive at his day job to be able to pursue side projects at night – such as writing about how you can do the same.


Your to-do lists may be endless, but only a few items will add real value to your and other people’s lives. Spending the most productive hours on tasks that yield the highest value will set you apart from 90% of the population. High-value tasks are often more challenging than shallow tasks. Hence, make it a habit to tackle them first every day. Don’t let your fear of failure or fear of success prevent you from getting started. Such fears can be an indication of the high stakes involved in the task and thus serve as a gauge for how important they are to your life and career. A four-step process can help you fine-tune your priorities:

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About the Author

Bar Franek is a programmer for freeCodeCamp. 

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