6013: Study Guide for Eat That Frog!

The study guide is provided to guide you through the course material in a step by step format.

Course material is the text “Eat That Frog!

Preface

Assignment: Preface <<>> Review Questions   # 1

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to prepare to stop procrastination and get things done

Introduction

Assignment: Introduction<<>> Review Questions   # 2

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to prepare to stop procrastination and get things done

Chapter 1 – Set the Table

Assignment: Chapter 1 <<>> Review Questions   # 3

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to prepare to stop procrastination and get things done

Chapter 2 – Plan Every Day in Advance

Assignment: Chapter 2 <<>> Review Questions:  none

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to plan every day in advance

Chapter 3 – Apply the 80/20 Rule to Everything

Assignment: Chapter 3 <<>> Review Questions:  none

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• what the 8020 rule is and how the 8020 rule applies to your objectives

Chapter 4 – Consider the Consequences

Assignment: Chapter 4 <<>> Review Questions  # 4

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to determine what’s important for you to do

Chapter 5 – Practice Creative Procrastination

Assignment: Chapter 5 <<>> Review Questions  # 5

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to decide what not to do

Chapter 6 – Use the ABCDE Method Continually

Assignment: Chapter 6 <<>> Review Questions: none

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to classify your priorities on your to do list

Chapter 7 – Focus on Key Result Areas

Assignment: Chapter 7 <<>> Review Questions  # 6

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• the importance of deciding what your priorities are

Chapter 8 – Apply the Law of Three

Assignment: Chapter 8 <<>> Review Questions: none

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• identifying the three core tasks that you perform that contain most of the value that you contribute to your business or organization

Chapter 9 –Prepare Thoroughly Before You Begin

Assignment: Chapter 9 <<>> Review Questions  # 7

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to layout your work environment so that you are ready to get to work immediately

Chapter 10 – Take It One Oil Barrel at a Time

Assignment: Chapter 10 <<>> Review Questions: none

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to focus on one thing at a time

Chapter 11 – Upgrade Your Key Skills

Assignment: Chapter 11 <<>> Review Questions  # 8

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• the importance of determining where your weaknesses are and how to overcome these weaknesses

Chapter 12 – Identify Your Key Constraints

Assignment: Chapter 12 <<>> Review Questions  # 9

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• what is holding you back

Chapter 13 – Put the Pressure on Yourself

Assignment: Chapter 13 <<>> Review Questions # 10

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• methods to use to put pressure on yourself to complete your tasks quickly

Chapter 14 – Motivate Yourself into Action

Assignment: Chapter 14 <<>> Review Questions: none

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to motivate yourself to

Chapter 15 – Technology Is a Terrible Master

Assignment: Chapter 15 <<>> Review Questions: none

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• the problems with technology and how to overcome them

Chapter 16 – Technology Is a Wonderful Servant

Assignment: Chapter 16 <<>> Review Questions # 11

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to use technology to get your work done efficiently

Chapter 17 – Focus Your Attention

Assignment: Chapter 17 <<>> Review Questions # 12

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to stay focused so you can get your work done

Chapter 18 – Slice and Dice the Task

Assignment: Chapter 18 <<>> Review Questions # 13

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to break a task into smaller bites to make it easier to complete each item

Chapter 19 – Create Large Chunks of Time

Assignment: Chapter 19 <<>> Review Questions # 14

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how do section your day into large blocks of time so that you can concentrate on the task at hand

Chapter 20 – Develop a Sense of Urgency

Assignment: Chapter 20 <<>> Review Questions: none

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to push yourself to complete your tasks quickly and efficiently

Chapter 21 – Single Handle Every Task

Assignment: Chapter 16 <<>> Review Questions # 15

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how to avoid wasting time by starting and stopping your work and having to refocus repeatedly

Conclusion: Putting It All Together

Assignment: Conclusion <<>> Review Questions: none

The learning objectives for this lesson are to gain an understanding of:
• how the different techniques outlined in the book will help you improve your overall effectiveness both personally and professionally