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Churchill's D-Day Task List - Study Hacks

https://www.calnewport.com/blog/2020/10/06/churchills-d-day-task-list/

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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.

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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.

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