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Don’t Eat That Frog First

Eat that frog?

Eat that frog?

In his bestselling book, Eat That Frog, Brian Tracy tackles the issue of personal productivity with 21 ways to conquer procrastination, beginning with his classic breakfast recipe :

If the first thing you do when you wake up each morning is eat a live frog, nothing worse can happen the rest of the day!

If you’ve ever met Brian, read one of his books or heard him speak, you know what a disciplined, talented, savvy communicator – and person – he is. I have a lot of admiration for him. Better to listen to him than me! I’ve been known to procrastinate at times.

But I would humbly suggest that there are some days you will get more done by foregoing the frog for breakfast – it tastes nothing like chicken – and enjoying your Cheerios, oatmeal or bacon and eggs. [Read more…]

The Best Selling Books and Series of All Time

What are the best selling books and series of all time?

Presentation Note:

With so many different formats, editions, and languages, counting the number of units sold of a book is tough – even with contemporary titles. Then there are the classics that have been published across centuries by many publishers and in many languages and editions. I’ve listed such classics, notably The Holy Bible, in a separate section.

I’ve also highlighted several books series as a separate category. But after referring to numerous ” sort of definitive” and “not quite authoritative” lists, here is a consensus of best-selling books of all time.

Any surprises for you? How many have you read?