I read a book by Brian Tracy: Eat That Frog. Besides being a nice book, it carries an important message: focus on doing the tasks that have the greatest impact in your work.
Perhaps it’s a 10 minute phone call you’ve been postponing to “do it later” for weeks. Perhaps you need to code an important module to get the development going. Whatever it is you are procrastinating, I want you to finish the task now, and continue reading after you’ve finished or spend at least one full day 100% dedicated to doing it. After you’ve finished, come back and comment in this blog. Let the others know what task it was, how much it took time to finish, and tell how you feel after you’ve finished the work. I know there’s hundreds of people reading this blog entry today – so that means this entry will be flooded with comments.
And don’t even think about “just reading few more articles”, “just checking your website statistics” or “just answering to couple of emails”.
Finish the task!
DO IT NOW.
…and come back here to tell us how you feel.