Scoffing the frog

How one productivity hack almost destroyed my career

Many years ago I came across the concept of “eating your frog first.” This was a concept developed by Brian Tracy based on a quote widely attributed to Mark Twain:

“Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.”

Mark Twain

As a productivity hack, this roughly translates to: start day with your most important task, before anything else can distract you. Or in some instances, start…