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Bite the Donut


Friends,
I believe in facing the difficult situations quickly and in doing the unpleasant tasks early. While my practices don’t always match my beliefs, these two related disciplines are ones I’ve been working at for some time. The thing is, like mechanical problems in your car, the longer you wait, the worse these difficult situations tend to get. As for unpleasant tasks, it’s better to tackle them first thing in the morning, when your energy level is highest. Plus, it’s energizing to have these checked-off the to-do list. So, when those facets of the job you didn’t sign-up for rear their ugly head, bite the bullet and eat the frog. Of course, it’s more enjoyable to bite and eat the donut. Why isn’t that an idiom? Fortunately, it’s possible to do both. A word to the wise: you should be literal with the donut and figurative with the bullet (you know, lead poisoning). As for the frog, a little extra protein never hurt no one –so you decide.
Happy Friday!

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