David Allen is considered by many the king of productivity. He is best known as the creator of the time management method "Getting Things Done" or GTD. David has spent over three decades researching and teaching and is widely recognised as one of the...
David Allen is considered by many the king of productivity. He is best known as the creator of the time management method "Getting Things Done" or GTD. David has spent over three decades researching and teaching and is widely recognised as one of the world's leading authorities on how to get things done. His GTD program has received tremendous praise and is in widespread use across the globe. He was named one of the top global executive coaches by Forbes. A self-proclaimed lazy guy, David said he wanted to make his life easier. Is that the genesis of GTD? Since a young age, David was drawn to models, why? What's the power of the simplicity in the GTD model? David explains our "head office." GTD is about clearing your head and clearing your calendar. What's David's preference -- paper planners or digital? Why does David carry a notebook in his back pocket at all times? The military talk about prioritising and executing. Do we not emphasis the DONE bit of GTD enough? Could it be people are intentionally staying busy to mask something like avoidance or loneliness? David's demilitarised zone with his email Can GTD give us the means to greater focus? David said that growing up, he was a people pleaser. How does David see himself today? David actually spent time in a mental institution. How did he feel at that time? How has he learnt to trust his intuition? On his computer screen, he had a screensaver that read, "Let go." What's behind that personal message for David? Discipline = freedom. By having the discipline to use GTD, you actually create the freedom to do whatever you desire. Is there a relationship between GTD and Agile Workplace principles? LINKS David Allen https://gettingthingsdone.com
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