DiscoverThe Tim Ferriss Show#384: David Allen — The Art of Getting Things Done (GTD)
#384: David Allen — The Art of Getting Things Done (GTD)

#384: David Allen — The Art of Getting Things Done (GTD)

Update: 2019-09-03173
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"Your head's for having ideas, not for holding them." — David Allen

David Allen (@gtdguy) is one of the world's most influential thinkers on productivity, and his 35 years of experience as a management consultant and executive coach have earned him the titles of "personal productivity guru" by Fast Company, one of America's top five executive coaches by Forbes, and among The American Management Association's top 10 business leaders.

David's bestselling book, the groundbreaking Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, has been published in thirty languages, and the "GTD" methodology it describes has become a global phenomenon, being taught by training companies in 60 countries. David, his company, and his partners are dedicated to teaching people how to stay relaxed and productive in our fast-paced world.

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#384: David Allen — The Art of Getting Things Done (GTD)

#384: David Allen — The Art of Getting Things Done (GTD)