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Description of the video:
[Sounds of hearts pounding, heavy breathing, yelps of terror, and scary music]
Bryce, Abigail, and Cassidy: Eat that frog!
Drew: Favorite American icon Mark Twain is known for three things: his amazing books,
his amazing hair… wait, just a second…
Yes, yes, I see it, you magnificent b-… oh, ummm; right, three things: books, hair,
and quotable quotes.
It's rumored that Mark Twain once said, "Every day I wake up and I eat a live frog.
That way I can be sure that the worst thing that can happen to me that day had already
How very clever!
And how very Twainian.
Author Brian Tracy took that idea and called it Eat That Frog!
He says all of us have a task that we need to do, but we've been putting it off.
And that task is the "frog."
And if we keep putting it off, it begins to feel like some kind of Jurassic Park, monster-frog
hybrid – instead of just… cute little Kermit.
If we keep putting it off it gets bigger and bigger, and we get smaller and smaller…
And the next thing you know, we're flat on our face.
So find your "frog."
It could be a test that's a large portion of your grade.
You've been putting it off, and you think to yourself, "Well, I'll study the night before."
But what if, instead, you worked on it a little bit every day?
Or perhaps it's like a term paper, and instead of writing that the night before, what if
you wrote a little bit every day?
In that way, all of a sudden those big tasks that you've been avoiding become smaller.
And you become more powerful and able to accomplish your goals.
And you can be sure that the most important tasks are getting done.
Now, if you'll excuse me, I have my own difficult task to which I must attend.