“I won’t get distracted”, you tell yourself, “I’ve got a deadline – I’ll be fine”.
Next thing you know you’re looking at the goals-per-game statistics for second division Scottish soccer team Raith Rovers from their 1976/77 season.
I know because it happened to me. It was 1.15 goals-per-game. In the league only – not including cups.
This is why I’ve had to drill myself to be able to work effectively, and why I’m telling you how to avoid distractions today.