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Churchill's D-Day Task List - Study Hacks

Churchill's D-Day Task List - Study Hacks
Last week, I received an email from a reader who had just returned from a trip to the Churchill War Rooms, a London museum housed in the bunkers, built


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Facing the productivity dragon

Facing the productivity dragon

When facing a seemingly untenable set of obligations - as many now have to juggle work responsibilities with closed-school childcare - it's still best to determine the full scope of the challenge.

Write down everything that's demanded of you, even if you can't get to all of it. Then make the best plan you can. The comfort is in the planning, not the achievable outcomes.




The "D Day" to-do list

To "D Day" to-do list was written by one of the secretaries serving Churchill. It serves as a reminder that even when forced to deal with something so impossible and hopelessly complicated as the reconquest of Europe, the first step was to write down the full scope of the tasks required.

You cannot overcome the dragon until you can see it.




Cluttered digital lives

Cluttered digital lives

If people's physical lives were anywhere near as cluttered as their digital lives, their kitchen sinks would be full of dishes, their closets would be jammed, and their houses would be in chaos.

Become a Digital Minimalist

We can reclaim our time and our attention. Unlike a physical space, we can wipe the slate clean in our digital environment.

If you clear apps from your phone, nothing will happen. You can always reinstall the ones you use.

Digital Declutter

  • Clear your browser history.
  • Unsubscribe from newsletters, podcasts, blogs, and anything else you consume.
  • Delete all the apps that are currently on your phone and desktop or laptop (as long as you don’t have to buy a new version of anything).

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7 Tips for Saying No Effectively

  1. Say it. Don't delay and don't try making excuses because that puts people in a place to ask more. Provide a brief explanation.
  2. Be assertive and courteous You might say, "...