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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 ...

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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 y...

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