As suggested by Stewart Smith:

  • Grab the nearest book.
  • Open it to page 56.
  • Find the fifth sentence.
  • Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
  • Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.

Result:
“The first step is achieved through effective marketing”

from Systems Analysis & Design (Hawryszkiewycz)