One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not to be done at all.
...if you have two important tasks before you, start with the biggest, hardest, and most important task first.
The hardest part of any important task is getting started on it in the first place. Once you actually begin work on a valuable task, you seem to be naturally motivated to continue.
Everyone procrastinates. The difference between high performers and low performers is largely determined by what they choose to procrastinate on.
The Key to Success is Action
Eat That Frog! summary
There's an old saying that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing that it's probably the worst thing you'll do all day. Using “eat that frog” as a metaphor for tackling the most challenging task of your day—the one you are most likely to procrastinate on, but also probably the one that can have the greatest positive impact on your life
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