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"Commander's Intent" is a military concept in which a commander defines what a mission's success will look like. It was used on D-Day in France 70 years ago when parachute and glider forces were dropped in incorrect spots in France. However, because the troops were aware of the commander's intent, they were still able to accomplish their goal, writes Chad Storlie, a retired U.S. Army special forces officer. In this piece, Storlie outlines five lessons we can take from the D-Day invasion to help achieve success.

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