was successfully added to your cart.

Cart

DAY 9 – EAT THAT FROG – INSPIRATION

WELCOME TO INSPIRATION NATION 
WHERE WE WILL REVIEW 1 chapter of Brian Tracey’s book, “Eat That Frog” each day in FABruary


Focus


 

The Cliff Notes from today’s reading:
“Chapter 7: FOCUS ON KEY RESULT AREAS”


A Key Result Area is defined as something for which you are completely responsible. It is under your control. If you don’t do it, it doesn’t get done.


 1: THE BIG 7 IN MANAGEMENT AND SALES
The following are the 7 key result areas of management.  Any manage week in any one of these areas can lead to underachievement and failure:

  1. Planning
  2. Organizing
  3. Staffing
  4. Delegating
  5. Supervising
  6. Measuring
  7. Reporting

The following are the 7 key result areas of sales.  Poor performance in any on of these key key skills can lead to lower sales and sometimes failure of the salesperson:

  1. Prospecting
  2. Building Rapport & trust
  3. Identifying Needs
  4. Presenting Persuasively
  5. Answering Objections
  6. Closing the Sale
  7. Getting Sales and Referrals

Key results are central to your work!  What are yours?


Clear-vision-Clear-results


2: CLARITY IS ESSENTIAL

The starting point of high performance is for your to identify the key result areas of your work. Make a list of your most important output responsibilities, and make sure that the people above you, on the same level and even below you agree!


 

2d6ecb6


3: GIVE YOURSELF A GRADE
Once you have identified your key result areas, give yourself a grade on a scale of 1 to 10.

Your weakest key result area sets the height at which you can use all your other skills and abilities.  In other words, poor performance in any one of your key performance areas will hold you back.


 

poor-performance-review_1469002849


4: POOR PERFORMANCE PRODUCES PROCRASTINATION

People avoid job and activities in those areas where they have performed poorly in the past.  Instead they should set a goal and make plan to improve!  Don’t procrastinate, improve your skills!


5: THE GREAT QUESTION
“What one skill, if I developed and did it in an 
excellent fashion, would have the greatest positive impact on my career?”

Use this question to guy your career for the rest of your life.  Ask your boss, your coworkers, your friends, your family.

All business skills are learnable!


KEY TAKE-A-WAYS from Chapter 7: FOCUS ON KEY RESULT AREAS


1. One of the fastest way to stop procrastinating is for you to become absolutely excellent in your key result area.

2. Improving your skills as it relates to your key result areas can be as important as anything else you do in your life or your career.

3.  Make it a regular habit to identify your key result areas and grade yourself on them!


DIVA ASSIGNMENT:


  1. Today’s reading assignment is to read Chapter 7 of the book only.
  2. Complete the assignment on page 46 (the end of Chapter 7).  
  3. Click the “Click the Tweet” below!

  4. Share this post! Let’s encourage our family and friends to EAT FROGS with us!

[bctt tweet=”Key Result Areas, Document Yours Now! -EAT THAT FROG” username=”FitFyneFabulous”]


GET TO KNOW Fit, Fyne & Fabulous!


  • Learn more about our meal prep & fitness support ministry (click here)
  • Learn more about the services we provide our divas (click here)
  • Visit Our Diva Shop (click here)

No Comments

  • Wanda says:

    Another awesome chapter….I acutally had to write the take ways down on index cards. They are powerful especially number 1……”One of the fastest way to stop procrastinating is for you to become absolutely excellent in your key result area.”

  • Trish says:

    Good chapter! I would say right now I’m average. I’ve improved in the last 6 months, heck the last 8 days! But I have a lot of work to do. I’m confident I can get to an 8 in the next 3 months!

  • Danielle Irving says:

    There are two skills I’ve decided to improve this year and they are project management (professional) and time management (personal). These two together if improved stand to have the biggest impact on my sicces5at work and home.

  • I simply want to mention I am new to blogging and actually loved you’re page. Almost certainly I’m going to bookmark your website . You really have very good well written articles. Cheers for revealing your webpage.

  • Darwin Risto says:

    The URL is needed to figure out the security zone, which is needed to ascertain the condition of the ActiveScripting setting. Completely ad-free, this website is quite easy to navigate and enables you to locate what you need fast. It’s a website that will permit you to really observe plenty of svg files created by very talented people at an affordable price. Everyone can join and add to the undertaking. This facility is known as SVG fonts.

  • directory says:

    Hi there, just turned out to be aware of your blogging site through Search engines like google, and found that it’s pretty useful. I will be grateful for if you keep up this idea.

  • try here says:

    It’s appropriate day to produce some schedules for the long-run. I’ve browsed this post and if I could, I desire to encourage you some remarkable advice.

  • Fairly motivating advice that you have remarked, thank you so much for putting up.

  • I really desire to notify you that I am new to wordpress blogging and undeniably loved your post. Likely I am going to remember your blog post . You indeed have great article content. Be Grateful For it for share-out with us your own internet site information

  • Truly motivating highlights you’ll have said, thanks so much for setting up.

  • If you’re in the market place for a brand new mattress, do your own self a benefit as well as receive this one. This is actually const successful and first class. You cannot make a mistake!

  • I really wish to notify you that I am new to online blogging and utterly admired your review. More than likely I am probably to remember your blog post . You indeed have amazing article material. Truly Appreciate it for swapping with us your main domain report

  • Hiya there, just started to be aware about your blog page through Bing and yahoo, and discovered that it’s truly helpful. I will appreciate if you keep up this approach.

  • read review says:

    Seriously useful knowledge you’ll have stated, a big heads up for publishing.

  • When I received this this resided in a large container and all the air was actually sucked out from the plan the mattress remained in.

  • I really hope to advise you that I am new to writing and clearly liked your webpage. Quite possibly I am most likely to save your blog post . You truly have impressive article content. Value it for giving out with us your favorite domain information

  • More often than not, when you use service search terms these firms specialize in jobs appointing during my realm possibly work around my local area. Nothing at all is nope during this. Truthfully, near painful global financial eras travelers needs to be tiny bit far more powerful utilizing a assignment shop. Whenever you want to contemplate it, the reason that most guys need a purpose in the geographic area is actually easiness. It is somewhat convenient to work almost domestic since it will reduce problems, strains, but also money created by transportation. Prospect that are searhing for activities retaining during my domain is because definitely is nifty to remain dear to home assuming any type of critical internal crisis rears its ugly head. This is certainly to tell you practically of the classic benefits caught up once you have young children.

  • We are a group of volunteers and opening a new scheme in our community. Your site offered us with valuable information to work on. You have done an impressive job and our entire community will be grateful to you.

  • I have been exploring for a little for any high-quality articles or blog posts on this sort of area . Exploring in Yahoo I ultimately stumbled upon this web site. Studying this info So i¡¦m glad to express that I’ve an incredibly excellent uncanny feeling I discovered exactly what I needed. I so much indubitably will make certain to don¡¦t put out of your mind this web site and provides it a look regularly.

  • It really is appropriate time to generate some intentions for the near future. I’ve browsed this blog entry and if I may possibly, I want to suggest to you you handful of unique tips.

  • Continued says:

    I really have to inform you that I am new to blogging and certainly adored your webpage. Quite possibly I am probably to save your blog post . You literally have magnificent article materials. Appreciate it for giving out with us your favorite web information